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Mayo Clinic Q&A: Medical vs. Public Masking

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded on Monday, April 6th, 2020.

Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D.  (@drgregpoland)

Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. (@hmgazelkamd)

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends that Americans wear cloth masks in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. The CDC considers cloth masks an additional, voluntary public health measure.

On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic COVID-19 expert, explains the difference between medical masking and public masking, and discusses the proper way to put a mask on and off to prevent the spread of disease.

Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd

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April 7, 2020

Advanced Directives in Healthcare

Guest: Janet Vittone, M.D.

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)

Janet Vittone, M.D., outlines the difference between different advanced directive documents and the importance of discussing these with all of your patients. She shares tips on when and how to broach the topic with patients, especially those in early adulthood. Drs. Vittone and Chutka also discuss ensuring that the right people are aware of your wishes, should you become incapacitated.

Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.

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April 7, 2020

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 11: Mayo Clinic Q&A – Antibody Testing and Collaboration in Science

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded on April 3, 2020. 

To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcast 

Guest:  Gregory A. Poland, M.D.  (@drgregpoland

Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D. (@hmgazelkamd

Dr. Greg Poland returns to share an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in this episode shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A to discuss the latest in antibody testing, coronavirus immunity, and whether or not it’s safe to wear contact lenses. 

Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd

April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 10: How to Mitigate Drug-Induced Sudden Cardiac Death From Hydroxychloroquine

This episode was recorded on April 3, 2020

Guest:  Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D. (@MJAckermanMDPhD)

Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006)

The administration of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, along with other very common medications could result in drug-induced sudden cardiac death caused by drug-induced QT prolongation, in some patients. In order to avoid the wrong medication, for the wrong patient, at the wrong time, Dr. Michael Ackerman shares how to assess your patient’s risk, how to find and measure their QTc value, and neutralize the threat.

Deeper Dive:

Giudicessi JR, Noseworthy PA, Friedman PA, Ackerman MJ. Urgent guidance for navigating and circumventing the QTc prolonging and torsadogenic potential of possible pharmacotherapies for COVID-19 [published online ahead of print March 25, 2020]. Mayo Clin Proc. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.03.024.

Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.

April 3, 2020

Mayo Clinic Q&A: The ‘Unprecedented Challenge’ of Fighting COVID-19

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A.

Guest: Elie Berbari, MD (@DODElie)

Host: Tom Shives, MD and Tracy McCray (@TracyMcCray)

The ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic has heavily burdened front-line health care providers. "Our nation and our medical community is facing an unprecedented challenge," says Dr. Elie Berbari, chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Mayo Clinic. 

On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Berbari discusses how Mayo Clinic is minimizing exposure to staff, while providing safe and compassionate care to patients. 

Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd

April 2, 2020

Mayo Clinic Q&A: How Does SARS-CoV-2 Make People Sick?

This episode is shared from Mayo Clinic Q&A and was recorded on March 31, 2020.

Guest:  Gregory Poland, M.D.

Host: Sanjeev (Sanj) Kakar, M.D. (@sanjkakar)

A novel coronavirus is a new strain that has not been seen before in humans. SARS-Co-V2 is a novel virus, causing the disease COVID-19. Because COVID-19 is a new disease, much is still being learned about how it spreads and the severity of illness it causes. 

On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, infectious disease expert and head of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group, explains the science behind how the virus makes people sick, and what the virus does to the body. Dr. Poland will also discuss the latest information on clinical trials and vaccine research to fight the disease outbreak.

Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd.

March 31, 2020

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