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The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting neurosurgical care at medical centers throughout the United States.
As medical centers across the world prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, guidelines for providing vital care, while protecting the safety of both patients and health care workers, are increasingly critical.
A new coronavirus, related to the SARS and MERS diseases that have caused epidemics, has been discovered in China and started to spread.
Synthesizing multiple studies, pulmonologist Brian Block, MD, reveals which patients are at risk for lasting symptoms from infection with the coronavirus (it’s not who you might think).
Pediatric infectious disease specialist Manjiree Karandikar, MD, MBS, provides an update on COVID-19 to inform pediatric care, including a look at the variants and the level of concern they warrant. She lays out the signs that should raise ...
Cardiologist and echocardiographer Nisha I. Parikh, MD, MPH, discusses acute and chronic cardiovascular issues in COVID patients, and how imaging can help with early diagnosis and monitoring treatment response. She also looks at the consequences ...
Sports specialization and misguided parenting practices have led to undue stress on athletic youngsters, with physical and psychological consequences now exacerbated by the quarantine.
Pulmonologist Brian Block, MD, submits an enlightening analysis of U.S. COVID data, including his own work examining mortality in overburdened hospitals.
Cardiologist Clifton Watt, MD, explores what’s now known about the SARS-CoV-2 variants as well as COVID-related multisystem inflammatory disorders, explains COVID’s potential for residual effects on the heart, and offers help with identifying ...
Breaking down the latest stats, cardiologist Clifton Watt, MD, sheds light on which chronic conditions raise the risk of serious consequences from COVID-19 infection.
In response to rising rates of diabetes and related amputations, the co-directors of UCSF’s Center for Limb Preservation – which has a limb salvage rate of 92 percent – present a quick guide to detecting amputation risk. They include COVID-specific ...
Pulmonologist Brian Block, MD, provides an analysis that clarifies risk factors, in terms of both patient and hospital status. He also discusses how to manage coming flu-related challenges and offers evidence on masking efficacy for both ...
COVID fear has worsened outcomes for the most dangerous type of heart attack. Interventional cardiologist Krishan Soni, MD, discusses how to respond to the new obstacles and reestablish safe, efficient pathways to lifesaving treatment.
Two UCSF pediatric hematologist-oncologists discuss COVID risks for pediatric patients with sickle cell and other blood diseases or cancer. Guidance includes which children need hospitalization, when to give preventive therapies for coagulopathies, ...
The pandemic has both led to delays in heart attack treatment and highlighted racial disparities in health care. Our specialists look at facts and possible solutions. Plus: an update on managing COVID patients at risk of thrombosis and ...