Dr. Simon Madorsky, Medical Director of Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Center (SCARS Center) and Appearance Center of Newport Beach, discusses the latest science of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Learn about your risk of contracting the virus and how you can protect yourself and your family.
Getting Medical Care in 2020 during COVID-19
COVID -19 has drastically changed in 6 weeks the way medicine is practiced. Dr. Madorsky and Dr. Juhl discuss the nitty gritty of running a medical practice and keeping patients and staff safe from COVID19. Taking advantage of telehealth has improved access to physicians with a whole new set of challenges. The doctors also discuss important safety measures such as Coronavirus testing and protection from asymptomatic carriers.
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Coronavirus: Innovative Treatments and Disappointing Tests
With 31 vaccines in development, purified blood plasma availability, and dozens of monoclonal antibodies and drug therapies, we are closing in on the treatment of COVID-19. In this episode, we also cover the controversy of NSAID's (ibuprofen), the issues with coronavirus testing, and the surprising discovery about Head & Shoulders shampoo.
Coronavirus: Vodka Is Just For Drinking, and other things that do not help with coronavirus
There are some common sense measures that you can take to prevent the COVID-19 infection. Understanding the nature of disinfectants and which work best is discussed. The Viral Survival Kit that you can make at home will help you avoid catching an infection when venturing out.
Coronavirus: Science and Contagion
Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is a latest in the series of SARS coronaviruses that has plagued humanity for the last 18 years. The aggressive approach to "flattening the curve" of the cases is based on real science. Taiwan has successfully managed the epidemic, while Italy has been plagued by catastrophic increase in cases.
This show discusses the incubation period of the COVID-19 illness, the clinical onset, and the resolution of infectious period. Treatment with anti-viral medications is discussed such as Remdesevir and Chloroquin.
Coronavirus survival on fomites is analyzed as well as the environmental factors that impact virus survival such as temperature, ultraviolet light, acidity, and humidity.