Essential Medical Reading
Your Weekly Roundup of the Most-Read News and Clinical References from Your Peers
Novel Decontamination Procedure for N95 Masks Appears Safe, Effective
The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s innovative decontamination procedure involving the delivery of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation to used N95 masks has shown great promise in the fight against the shortage of PPEs.
Family Medicine/General Practice April 13th 2020
COVID-19 Volunteer Guide for Health Care Professionals
A comprehensive guide from the American Medical Association (AMA), which includes information for those who want to support communities severely impacted by COVID-19, including the how and where to volunteer and all things to consider.
Allergy & Immunology April 13th 2020
COVID-19 and Delivery of Optimal Cancer Care: Perspective from the Frontline
Steven A. Pergam, MD, Medical Director for Infection Prevention at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), provides insight on the unique challenges facing oncologists as they fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hematology April 6th 2020
Hospital in Wuhan, China Says Patients with Cancer are More Susceptible to COVID-19
According to JAMA Oncology, researchers located in Wuhan, China – the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak – there were more coronavirus cases among patients with cancer versus the general public.
Geriatrics March 30th 2020