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In a Year of Change, Young Doc Salaries Remain the Same: Survey
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959647

Sep 24th, 2021 - Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians younger than 40 faced uncertainty regarding physician office closures, the treating of patients with and those without the virus, and the possibility of contracting the virus themselves. But financially speaking, young physicians landed on their feet, according to a new report. Young primary care physicians took home $242,000 in 2020, while their spe...

Top Questions Answered About COVID Boosters for Your Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959737

Sep 24th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Confusion continues to circulate in the wake of decisions on booster doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, all announced within 1 week. Many people — including those now eligible and those who officially have to wait for their shot at a third dose — have questions. Multiple agencies are...

The Nth Wave of COVID-19: Will It Be Alzheimer's?
https://doi.org/10.1017/cjn.2021.224
The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. Le Journal... Weaver DF

Sep 24th, 2021 - The Nth Wave of COVID-19: Will It Be Alzheimer's?|2021|Weaver DF,|

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Phenotypes, Lung Ultrasound, Chest Computed Tomography and Cli...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2021.07.014
Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology; Orlandi D, Battaglini D et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - Chest computed tomography (CT) may provide insights into the pathophysiology of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), although it is not suitable for a timely bedside dynamic assessment of patients admitted to intensive care unit (ICU); therefore, lung ultrasound (LUS) has been proposed as a complementary diagnostic tool. The aims of this study were to investigate different lungs phenotypes in p...

Differentiation of immortalized human multi-lineage progenitor to alveolar type 2-like ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcyt.2021.07.017
Cytotherapy Collins DP, Osborn MJ et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - Along with the nasal epithelium, the lung epithelium is a portal of entry for sudden acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and many other respiratory viruses. In the case of SARS-CoV-2, the virus surface spike proteins bind to the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE-2) receptor to facilitate entry into the respiratory epithelium. Alveolar type 2 (AT2) cells are committed respir...

What's Health Data Research UK doing to help tackle covid-19?
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2280
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Best J

Sep 24th, 2021 - What's Health Data Research UK doing to help tackle covid-19?|2021|Best J,|

Influence of COVID-19 on the preventive health behaviours of indigenous peoples of Aust...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047404
BMJ Open; Usher K, Bhullar N et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - Chronic conditions impact indigenous peoples of Australia at a much higher rate than non-indigenous Australians. Attendance at the Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) supported indigenous health checks are crucial to improve prevention and management of chronic health conditions. However, in conjunction with lifestyle and environmental factors, attendance rates at primary healthcare services for scr...

Adjunctive inspiratory muscle training for patients with COVID-19 (COVIDIMT): protocol ...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049545
BMJ Open; Maldaner V, Coutinho J et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - A significant number of patients with COVID-19 may experience dyspnoea, anxiety, depression, pain, fatigue and physical impairment symptoms, raising the need for a multidisciplinary rehabilitation approach, especially for those with advanced age, obesity, comorbidities and organ failure. Traditional pulmonary rehabilitation (PR), including exercise training, psychosocial counselling and educati...

Effect of virtual reality simulation training on the response capability of public heal...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-048611
BMJ Open; Zhang D, Liao H et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - To develop a virtual reality simulation training programme, and further verify the effect of the programme on improving the response capacity of emergency reserve nurses confronting public health emergencies. A prospective quasiexperimental design with a control group. A total of 120 nurses were recruited and randomly divided into the control group and the intervention group. Participants under...

Daily briefing: Brazilian city might show what happens when COVID-19 runs almost unchec...
https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-02725-3
Nature Graham F

Sep 24th, 2021 - Daily briefing: Brazilian city might show what happens when COVID-19 runs almost unchecked.|2021|Graham F,|

How COVID-19 changed scientific mentoring.
https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-02570-y
Nature Gould J

Sep 24th, 2021 - How COVID-19 changed scientific mentoring.|2021|Gould J,|

Orthopedic Surgery Residency Application Process in 2020 - Has Diversity been Affected?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8259198
The Iowa Orthopaedic Journal; Caldwell LS, Lawler EA

Sep 24th, 2021 - Orthopedic surgery is currently the least diverse field in medicine. COVID-19 necessitated a virtual rotation and interview process for orthopedic residency applications in 2020. Given the pressing need to address disparities within the field, any change in the application process should be examined with regard to the potential effects it could have on the diversity of trainees in orthopedic su...

Social Media Utilization Trends in Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Programs During the CO...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8259205
The Iowa Orthopaedic Journal; LeDuc R, Lyons MM et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way orthopaedics programs are educating and recruiting residents and applicants. With an increased focus on online and virtual programming, there has been an uptick in social media usage by orthopaedics residencies as a means of communicating with applicants. This study investigated the growth in utilization of social media platforms by residency programs s...

Asymptomatic Pre-Operative COVID-19 Screening for Essential and Elective Surgeries: Ear...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8259201
The Iowa Orthopaedic Journal; Hendrickson NR, Kesler K et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - During the novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) worldwide pandemic, viral testing has largely focused on patients presenting with fever and respiratory symptoms. Although Centers for Disease Control has reported 1,551,095 cases in the United States as of May 21, 2020, asymptomatic infection rates remain unknown within the U.S., especially in geographically disparate regions. On April 7, 2020 our h...

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on pregnancy, birth and sexual & reproductive healt...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8442510
Journal of Global Health; Habib M, Ludwig S et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on pregnancy, birth and sexual & reproductive health and rights: Perspectives from Germany and Somalia.|2021|Habib M,Ludwig S,Lange U,Prazeres da Costa C,|

COVID-19 case doubling time associated with non-pharmaceutical interventions and vaccin...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8442574
Journal of Global Health; Liang LL, Kao CT et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - Evidence has revealed that nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) were effective in attenuating the spread of COVID-19. However, policymakers have encountered difficulty in identifying the most effective policies under different circumstances. This study investigated the relative effectiveness of different NPIs and vaccination in prolonging COVID-19 case doubling time (DT). The study sample con...

Towards a Broader Assessment of Value in Vaccines: The BRAVE Way Forward.
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Applied Health Economics and Health Policy; Bell E, Neri M et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic shows that the impact of effective vaccines can extend well beyond vaccinated individuals and healthcare systems. Yet, these broader value elements are not typically considered in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) which may underestimate vaccines' broader value. This study aimed to (1) describe the gap between broader value elements identified in value frameworks for vacc...

Exploring the Scope and Dimensions of Vaccine Hesitancy and Resistance to Enhance COVID...
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Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities; Okoro O, Kennedy J et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - The long history of distrust that characterizes the relationship between the Black/African-American population and the US Medical community makes COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy of great concern. A needs assessment of the Black/African-American community assessed willingness and explored the perceptions of community members regarding COVID-19 vaccination. The study used a mixed-methods approach. Res...

Implementation of a hospital-at-home (HAH) unit for hematological patients during the C...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12185-021-03219-2
International Journal of Hematology; Gómez-Centurión I, Oarbeascoa G et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - "Hospital-at-home" (HAH) programs have been shown to optimize resource utilization, shorten hospitalization and prevent nosocomial infection. We retrospectively analysed data regarding implementation of an HAH unit for caring patients with hematological malignancies in our center, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Between January and November 2020, 105 patients were treated in the HAH unit for a to...

"COVID-19 and Dental workers: The Italian Society of Periodontology and Implantology (S...
https://doi.org/10.1111/odi.14027
Oral Diseases; Discepoli N, Raspini M et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - To evaluate the proportion of COVID-19 infections among a population of Italian Dental workers across different geographical area of Italy and to analyse the impact of both the preventive measures/strategies adopted and the psychological influences. The current cross-sectional survey was administered with a web-based form. To be eligible for the study, participants had to be 18 years and being ...