Conversations with experts and frontline clinicians about the COVID-19 pandemic, hosted by editors from the JAMA Network.
Association of Self-reported COVID-19 Infection and SARS-CoV-2 Serology Results With Persistent Physical Symptoms
Interview with Cédric Lemogne, MD, PhD, and Joane Matta, PhD, authors of Association of Self-reported COVID-19 Infection and SARS-CoV-2 Serology Test Results With Persistent Physical Symptoms Among French Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Hosted by Mitchell H. Katz, MD.
October 2021 Medical News Summary
COVID-19 Crisis Advances Efforts to Reimagine Nursing Homes; Moving COVID-19 Testing Out of the Clinic and Into the Home; The Lingua Franca of Addiction—Stigmatizing Words That Wound
COVID-19 Crisis Advances Efforts to Reimagine Nursing Homes COVID-19 Testing Moves Out of the Clinic and Into the Home The Lingua Franca of Addiction—Stigmatizing Words That Wound
Efficacy of Therapeutic-Dose Heparin for Thromboprophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19
Interview with Alex C. Spyropoulos, author of Efficacy and Safety of Therapeutic-Dose Heparin vs Standard Prophylactic or Intermediate-Dose Heparins for Thromboprophylaxis in High-risk Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19: The HEP-COVID Randomized Clinical Trial
A New Vision for Nursing Homes
The longstanding shortcomings of the US nursing home model became more visible during the COVID-19 crisis. Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, a geriatric nurse practitioner and president of the John A. Hartford Foundation in New York City, discusses the challenges skilled nursing facilities face and shares her vision for nursing homes that better serve residents and support the workforce.
COVID-19 Crisis Advances Efforts to Reimagine Nursing Homes Socially Assistive Robots Help Patients Make Behavioral Changes
COVID-19 in Canada—Experience and Response to Waves 2 and 3
Canadian law gives the country’s individual provinces and territories primary responsibility for coronavirus containment and mitigation. JAMA Associate Editor Preeti Malani, MD, MSJ, from the University of Michigan and Allan S. Detsky, MD, PhD, from the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, discuss the national pandemic experience, including public health responses to infection and vaccine allocation, from fall 2020 through summer 2021.
COVID-19 in Canada: Experience and Response to Waves 2 and 3
Delivery of Ophthalmic Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Interview with Grayson W. Armstrong, MD, MPH, author of Association of Patient Characteristics With Delivery of Ophthalmic Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Fasika Ambachew Woreta, MD, MPH, author of Analysis of Sex Diversity Trends Among Ophthalmology Match Applicants, Residents, and Clinical Faculty