Clinical

Latest Florida DOH COVID-19 Information and Updates

Mar 30, 2020 at 02:00 am by pj

  Click here for up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19 with the Florida Department of Health     Click here for the Florida COVID-19 Data and Surv.... Read More

Ethical Challenges During a Pandemic

Mar 30, 2020 at 01:56 am by pj

  No one wants to find themselves in a position of resource shortages when caring for patients under any circumstances, but in the face of a pandemic, the potential is c.... Read More

Shortfall Of Comfort Care Signals Undue Suffering For Coronavirus Patients

Mar 26, 2020 at 08:52 pm by pj

DigitalVision/Getty Images Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  For Jill Hofstede, whose 90-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s disease, news about the coronavirus become.... Read More

Some States Are Reporting Incomplete COVID-19 Results, Blurring The Full Picture

Mar 26, 2020 at 08:04 pm by pj

  Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News , Dan DeLong for KHN   Several states are reporting only positive COVID-19 test results from private labs, a practice that.... Read More

Medical Coalition Advocates for Converting Operating Rooms to ICUs Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Mar 26, 2020 at 02:25 am by pj

  Operating Room Anesthesia Machines to be Adapted as Ventilators   COVIDvent, a Nationwide coalition of anesthesiologists, healthcare providers, and others worki.... Read More

Community Health Centers - COVID Update 3/25/2020

Mar 25, 2020 at 09:45 am by pj

  COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS, INC. – COVID-19 UPDATE – MARCH 25, 2020   WINTER GARDEN – Community Health Centers (CHC) continues to monitor t.... Read More

Does Everyone Over 60 Need To Take The Same Coronavirus Precautions?

Mar 24, 2020 at 04:19 pm by pj

(iStock/Getty Images)   Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News She knew it wasn’t a good idea and her daughter would disapprove. Nonetheless, Barbara Figge Fox, 79, r.... Read More

CDC Coronavirus Testing Decision Likely To Haunt Nation For Months To Come

Mar 24, 2020 at 04:12 pm by pj

 (Dan DeLong for KHN)   Rachana Pradhan,  Kaiser Health News As the novel coronavirus snaked its way across the globe, the Centers for Disease Control and Pr.... Read More

AMA Resources Available to Physicians to Navigate COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 21, 2020 at 11:01 pm by pj

  CHICAGO – To assist physicians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association (AMA) today highlighted the latest, comprehensive re.... Read More

Amid Pandemic, Programs Struggle To Reach Vulnerable Seniors Living At Home

Mar 20, 2020 at 12:00 am by pj

  Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Close down group meals for seniors. Cancel social gatherings. The directive, from the Illinois Department on Aging, sent shock wave.... Read More

Non-Compliance with Pain Management or Substance Abuse Treatment/Programs: Could it be an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)?

Mar 19, 2020 at 11:42 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL SAMOGALA, RN   As we know from multiple sources published over decades, many addictive substances act in the brain to produce their euphoric effects,.... Read More

Laser Therapy for The Treatment of Lymphedema and Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:51 pm by pj

By DR. NILMA ELIAS SANTIAGO   In recent years, there has been a lot of discussion about the benefits and efficacy of photobiomodulation, also known as low-level laser.... Read More

A View From The Front Lines Of California’s COVID-19 Battle

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:29 pm by pj

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)   Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News On Tuesday, Dr. Jeanne Noble devoted time between patient visits to hanging clear 2-gallon.... Read More

CDC Releases Guidelines to Ready Physician Practices

Mar 18, 2020 at 02:15 pm by pj

Steps you take to prepare your clinic for flu also can help protect your patients and healthcare workers from COVID-19.   See also FAQs for Providers Here   &nbs.... Read More

CDC's FAQs for Providers

Mar 18, 2020 at 02:14 pm by pj

Q: What are the clinical features of COVID-19?A: The clinical spectrum of COVID-19 ranges from mild disease with non-specific signs and symptoms of acute respiratory illness,.... Read More

Near Trump’s Florida Home, Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Gets Off To Rocky Start

Mar 17, 2020 at 04:35 pm by pj

Cars line up outside FoundCare, a community health center in West Palm Beach, Florida, for drive-thru COVID-19 testing Monday. (Phil Galewitz/KHN)     Phil Galewi.... Read More

And Then There Were Two: Biden, Sanders Debate With Coronavirus On Everyone’s Mind

Mar 17, 2020 at 02:07 am by pj

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)     Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News March 16, 2020 In the midst of a global health crisis that has disrupted daily.... Read More

For Providers: Updated Coronavirus Testing Criteria

Mar 16, 2020 at 02:31 pm by pj

  The Florida Department of Health has issued updated testing criteria for COVID-19, easing the stringent policy of DOH to this point. The guidelines can be found here o.... Read More

Florida Department of Health Launches New COVID-19 Case Dashboard

Mar 16, 2020 at 02:12 pm by pj

  137 positive cases in Florida Residents and 18 positive cases in non-Florida residents   TALLAHASSEE — In the state’s ongoing efforts to provid.... Read More

Former Federal Virus Hunter Says U.S. Needs To Act Before New Germs ‘Kick Your Door In’

Mar 16, 2020 at 10:18 am by pj

    Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News (Photo, Dennis Carrol) When the federal government decided to investigate the threat viruses in animals pose.... Read More