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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).
Pulmonologist Brian Block, MD, submits an enlightening analysis of U.S. COVID data, including his own work examining mortality in overburdened hospitals.
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 ...
This breakdown of common allergies provides clarity on which patients to test and which tests to choose; how to effectively manage chronic allergies, such as allergic rhinitis; as well as signs and solutions for the many types of adverse food reactions.
Allergist and immunologist Monica Tang, MD, presents the latest on this common condition, from key diagnostic factors and therapeutic choices to which patients should be seen in person during the pandemic. She also gives a glimpse of asthma ...
UCSF geriatrician and pulmonologist Leah Witt, MD, discusses how to identify high-risk senior patients, the most common course of the disease, useful monitoring methods and important follow-up on hospitalized patients after discharge.