The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) strongly recommends that all eligible individuals, including those who are pregnant, recently pregnant, and lactating, receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Pneumonia prevention interventions such as proper oral care, head-of-bed elevation, and incentive spirometry, are not being provided to most patients outside the ICU, leading to greater than two-thirds of hospital-acquired pneumonia.
Recent studies have shown an increase in depression and suicidality in transgender youth. To learn more about the mental health challenges affecting transgender youth and how clinicians can better support these patients, we interviewed Jason V. Lambrese, MD, staff child and adolescent psychiatrist at Cleveland Clinic’s Lakewood Family Health Canter in Lakewood, Ohio, and Ralph Vetters, MD, MPH, pediatrician and site medical director at the Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center, a program of Fenway Health in Boston.
Trichomoniasis is often asymptomatic and, if left untreated, can result in preterm delivery and other adverse pregnancy outcomes and an increased risk for pelvic inflammatory disease and HIV infection.
Monica Dweck, MD, of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, Nandini Venkateswaran, MD, of Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and Laura Di Meglio, OD, of the Wilmer Eye Institute, among other clinicians, offer guidance on advising patients on the ocular dangers of cosmetics abuse.
Panelists at a virtual congressional briefing, including James Kublin, MD, addressed critical questions about new diagnostic technologies, vaccine and treatment development, and the long-term impact of COVID-19 on patients who have recovered from the disease.