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A researcher at Columbia is studying ways to improve resilience among front-line clinicians who are feeling the emotional and physical impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Accompanied by boisterous cheers, Columbia surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, left NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital today after two months of treatment for COVID-19.
Delays in reimplementing social distancing could result in a stronger rebound of COVID-19 infections and deaths, according to an analysis by Mailman researchers.
By arranging video calls and attending rounds, members of the departments of anesthesiology, radiology, and surgery help families stay connected with hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
- May 6, 2020
Columbia University has launched the COVID-19 Healthcare Personnel Study to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of hospital workers in New York state.
- May 1, 2020
Along with staffing hotlines and administering temperature checks, students offer patients a hand to hold, a chance to talk, and more.
- April 30, 2020
Severe viral infections and critical illnesses can lead to blood clots that travel to the lungs, heart, or brain, but the danger may be even greater for COVID-19 patients.
- April 30, 2020
A new study of seasonal coronaviruses, which cause common colds, suggests reinfection with the same coronavirus within a year is not uncommon and family members tend to have similar symptoms.
- April 23, 2020
A new guide from Shunichi Nakagawa, MD, published just as COVID-19 arrived in New York, is helping physicians prioritize the wishes of patients as they confront difficult decisions about their care.
- April 22, 2020
A technique that zaps airborne viruses with a narrow-wavelength band of UV light shows promise for curtailing the person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in indoor public places.