While children likely are infected at much lower rates than adults, and have lower rates of becoming symptomatic, the psychological effects of COVID-19 have hit them hard and are likely to leave lasting emotional scars.
U-M Family Medicine faculty discuss how health care institutions can maintain accessible care for our deaf and hard of hearing patients while maintaining COVID-19 safety measures, in a new piece published in the JAMA Otolaryngology .
Presented by Philip Zazove, M.D., professor and the George A. Dean, M.D. Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, and Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D., professor and associate chair, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Director, Kresge Hearing Research Institute.
CDC-recommended “expedited partner therapy” can get antibiotics to partners of infected people quickly, but the treatment is underutilized across the United States. A new paper from Cornelius Jamison and Tammy Chang, in the American Journal of Public Health, describe the barriers.