UW Medicine has seen a 65% decrease in total surgeries over a 12-week span of the virus, said Douglas Wood, surgery chair at the UW School of Medicine.
Significant portion of U.S. middle and high schools allow unfettered phone access during lunch and recess, researchers find.
The dramatic drop in vaccinations may suggest the spread of contagions we usually don’t see, pediatricians fear.
Adapting the Seattle Flu Study to COVID-19 detection, and swab-and-sent communty sampling, spawn new ideas for pandemic surveillance.
Artificial intelligence cuts diagnostic times from hours to minutes; imaging researchers see vast opportunities.
Clinical and research perspectives on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the cause of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Hands-on skills such as physical exams are being taught via Zoom to small groups.
Designer's idea is catalyst for UW Medicine, Engineering and other teams to speedily produce COVID-19 protection.
Finding parallels previous literature suggesting self-protection should be weighed against risks of homicide and suicide, researcher says.
"This is about how to talk in the era of crisis-care standards," says author Anthony Back, a UW Medicine oncologist and palliative-care specialist.