COVID PutsTtelemedicine Over the Top

October 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

The pandemic made telemedicine an instant hit
Telemedicine has existed almost as long as the telephone, or at least since the [MORE]

A Mask that Detects COVID-19 Particles

April 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smart facemask detects SARS-CoV-2
Nanoengineers at the University of California at San Diego have created a N95 mask with a sensor [MORE]

Betty Gallaher, RN, Why Human Factors Matter

March 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ms. Betty Gallaher RN
“Miss Betty” Gallaher was an emergency department nurse at the Coosa Valley Medical Center in Alabama for [MORE]

Rapid Decay of Anti-COVID Antibodies

September 22, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Comparing SARS-CoV-1 to SARS-CoV-2, investigators at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine found a more rapid decay in SARS-CoV-2 IgG [MORE]

The Man in the Iron Lung

September 15, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

The man in an iron lung
Paul Alexander was one of the earliest “baby-boomers,” and when he was six years old, [MORE]

The Dark Side of COVID-19 Antibody Testing

August 4, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

COVID-19 antibody testing
Here’s the rub; the world awaits an accurate diagnostic for COVID-19, but in the rush to meet the [MORE]

Monitoring Influenza

May 20, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Influenza Virus
In 2018, the world will mark a centennial since the great influenza pandemic that killed far more people than [MORE]

The Drive-thru ED

August 25, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drive-thru ED
We’ve seen drive-thru banking, drive-thru restaurants, and even drive-thru churches, but Stanford University Hospital has recently done a full [MORE]