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In this podcast series brought to you by Elsevier, experts share their invaluable insights into the mode of transmission and pathophysiology of the COVID-19 virus. As well as how medical informatics and telemedicine are used to manage the pandemic, and best practices in emergency nursing crisis preparedness.

Expert Insights on COVID-19 with Elsevier Elsevier Clinical Solutions

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In this podcast series brought to you by Elsevier, experts share their invaluable insights into the mode of transmission and pathophysiology of the COVID-19 virus. As well as how medical informatics and telemedicine are used to manage the pandemic, and best practices in emergency nursing crisis preparedness.

    The Path to a Timely, Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccine

    The Path to a Timely, Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccine

    In this episode, Dr. Paul Offit and Dr. Margaret Trexler Hessen discuss the scientific underpinnings of vaccine development and get up to speed on the advanced COVID-19 vaccine candidates. They also speak about the realistic expectations for the COVID-19 vaccine and how hygienic measures will remain an important component of controlling the virus.
    Dr. Offit is the Maurice R. Hilleman Chair of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Offit co-invented the RotaTeq vaccine and is co-editor of Elsevier’s reference book, Plotkin’s Vaccines.
    Hosted by: Margaret Trexler Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions
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    • 18 min
    Empowering the Healthcare Team: A Path for Resilience

    Empowering the Healthcare Team: A Path for Resilience

    In this episode, Dr. Bernadette Melnyk and Dr. Julibeth Lauren share insights and strategies on how to develop resiliency during Covid-19.  This discussion includes the impact on front-line clinicians as well as tools and tips for our own mental health. 
    Dr. Melnyk is an internationally recognized nurse practitioner, author, speaker, researcher, and expert in evidence-based practice, and currently is the Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer, Dean of the College of Nursing and Executive Director of the Fuld National Institute for Evidence-based Practice at The Ohio State University.
    Hosted by: Dr. Julibeth Lauren, VP, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing, Allied Health Practice & Patient Education, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions
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    • 32 min
    Treatment Options for COVID-19

    Treatment Options for COVID-19

    In this episode, Dr. Borjan and Dr. Whitby discuss a wide range of treatment options for COVID-19, and what we currently know based on available studies. Discussion includes therapies with proposed antiviral activity, use of convalescent plasma, and agents being used to address cytokine storm. They also touch on use of anticoagulants, nutritional support, and other supportive care measures.
    Jovan Borjan, PharmD, BCIDP is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Infectious Diseases at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas
    Hosted by: Dale Whitby, PharmD, Editor-in-Chief of Drug Information, Elsevier

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    • 24 min
    Pulmonary Aspects of COVID-19 Disease

    Pulmonary Aspects of COVID-19 Disease

    Dr. Esther Barreiro and Dr. Margaret Hessen discuss the pulmonary aspects of COVID-19 disease, such as clinical course and pathophysiology of lung involvement, noninvasive vs. mechanical ventilation based on observed phenotypes, as well as myocardial dysfunction, coagulopathy, and other issues relating to the pathophysiology and critical care of these patients.
    Esther Barreiro Portela, MD, PhD is the Associate Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Hospital del Mar Respiratory Medicine Department in Barcelona, Spain. Her complete biography can be found here.
    Hosted by: Margaret Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Director, Point of Care, Content, Clinical Solutions, Elsevier
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    • 23 min
    Biomedical Ethics During COVID-19 Pandemic, Part 2

    Biomedical Ethics During COVID-19 Pandemic, Part 2

    In this second of two conversations, Dr. Don Postema and Dr. Julibeth Lauren discuss ethical issues in time of crisis and scarcity, such as triaging care and allocation of medical equipment, objective scoring criteria, recent professional society guidelines and protocols, and balancing competing priorities of individual patient rights and autonomy vs. protecting the community and health care providers. 
    Don Postema, PhD is the Program Director for Medical Bioethics at HealthPartners at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His complete biography can be found here.

    Hosted by: Dr. Julibeth Lauren, VP, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing, Allied Health Practice & Patient Education, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions
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    • 20 min
    Biomedical Ethics During COVID-19 Pandemic, Part 1

    Biomedical Ethics During COVID-19 Pandemic, Part 1

    In this first of two conversations, Dr. Don Postema and Dr. Julibeth Lauren discuss issues arising with patients and families, including restrictions on inpatient visiting, end-of-life issues, and how patients and families can obtain support from hospital biomedical ethics teams.
    Don Postema, PhD is the Program Director for Medical Bioethics at HealthPartners at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His complete biography can be found here.

    Hosted by: Dr. Julibeth Lauren, VP, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing, Allied Health Practice & Patient Education, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions
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The series as a whole was accessible enough for me to understand most topics well enough to follow along, and learn a great deal. I’m thankful to the Podcast creators and contributors for deepening my knowledge and appreciation for medicine. Thank you!

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