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7 Medical Apps Healthcare Professionals Use
Medical practices incorporate digital apps to improve online scheduling, send appointment reminders, and provide telemedicine options. And physicians now have entire medical libraries at their fingertips to confirm a diagnosis, check drug interactions, and collaborate with other HCPs. Here are some of the most popular medical apps for doctors, nurses, and medical students.
Allergy & Immunology October 26th 2020
Anthony Fauci, MD: How SARS-CoV-2 Is Most Likely Spread
Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), joined Lungcast, a respiratory health podcast series from HCPLive and the American Lung Association (ALA), to discuss the CDC’s varying take on SARS-CoV-2 transmission and testing parameters. Fauci also shared suggestions for college campus to mitigate community-based spread while classes continue.
Allergy & Immunology October 12th 2020
COVID-19: Do Many People Have Pre-Existing Immunity?
In this feature from the British Medical Journal (BMJ), associate editor Peter Doshi explores the emerging research on immunological responses to COVID-19. Is it true that the human population had no pre-existing immunity to SARS-CoV-2? The article attempts to answer this question with a deeper discussion around herd immunity, T cells, antibodies, and more.
Allergy & Immunology September 28th 2020
Immune-Related Cutaneous Adverse Events Common in Skin of Color Patients
Presented at the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program, data from the 1,459 patients who were African American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, or Asian highlighted the need for increased surveillance for cutaneous toxicity in patients with darker pigmented skin. Immune-related cutaneous adverse events (irCAEs) were assessed by the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) v5.0.
Family Medicine/General Practice July 20th 2020
COVID-19 Spurs Telemedicine, Furloughs, Retirement
The survey demonstrates the rapid adoption of telemedicine, with 48% of physicians respondents reporting that they are now treating patients through telemedicine, but the pandemic is also creating significant disruption as some physicians are furloughed and others consider practice changes.
Allergy & Immunology July 20th 2020
5 Big Medical Hoaxes
Thanks to the Internet, more consumers than ever before are exposed to misleading, fraudulent medical hoaxes. These are five of the major culprits out there. Combat the misinformation for your patients and replace it with trustworthy, evidence-based research.
Allergy & Immunology July 13th 2020