• Deploying Medical Students to Combat Misinformation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    1 month ago - By Academic Pediatrics

    Displacement of students from clinical rotations disrupts their education and creates gaps in their knowledge, including about the pathogen responsible for the interruption in their education 1-3. We have an opportunity to close this gap in medical education and address the general public's need for guidance from the medical community about COVID-19 by engaging medical students as leaders in sharing knowledge about COVID-19 with the general public.
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  • Telemedicine Abortion Gains Momentum During Pandemic

    Telemedicine Abortion Gains Momentum During Pandemic

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    As access to in-person abortion clinics dwindled during the COVID-19 pandemic, providers have seen increased demand and awareness of another method of abortion care: telemedicine.
    Melissa Grant, chief operating officer of carafem...
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  • Remdesivir improves moderate COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Patients with moderate COVID-19 who received remdesivir for 5 days were 65% more likely to show clinical improvement compared with those who received usual care, according to results from a phase 3 clinical trial released by the manufacturer.
    Previous studies have shown that remdesivir may be an effective treatment for patients with COVID-19, and the FDA issued emergency use authorization for remdesivir in hospitalized adults and children with severe COVID-19.
    “Our understanding of the spectrum of SARS-CoV-2 infection severity and presentations of COVID-19 continues
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  • Revenue Drying Up for Clinics Shuttered by COVID-19

    Revenue Drying Up for Clinics Shuttered by COVID-19

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    When Todd J. Maltese, DO, shut down his neurology clinic in March, he estimated revenue generated through telemedicine appointments would be enough to last him 3 months.
    It wasn't.
    "The income coming in from telemedicine would...
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