A loyal Ophthalmology Times® reader shared with me a recent illuminating editorial on the history of physicians’ responses to plagues and the duties of us doctors in the current coronavirus epidemic.
Day after day, new information is added to the current knowledge about the severe acute respiratory syndrome COVID-19 virus and how it works.
As facilities find masks and personal protective equipment in short supply, hospitals and practices must decide what is appropriate PPE for ophthalmologists performing ophthalmic examinations, particularly when it comes to masks and goggles.
In a moment of national peril, when the physician-patient relationship has been severed by COVID-19 pandemic precautions, telemedicine has never mattered more.
This coronavirus thing is certainly a concern,” my physician friend remarked to me.
Shan Lin, MD, of the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco, shares what steps and measures staff have taken to protect both themselves and their patients during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ophthalmologists nationwide are adapting the way they manage their practices, instituting changes to ensure patient and staff safety.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected virtually every facet of American life and severely impacted the markets and economy.