The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) has launched a new study aimed at evaluating how COVID-19 is impacting the health of physicians throughout the United States. Researchers will also assess the potential ability of hydroxychloroquine to limit infections among high-risk healthcare providers.
Healthcare workers throughout the country have reported being unable to find the necessary ventilators, test kits and personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to care for patients affected by this ongoing pandemic.
Physician burnout has been a growing problem in healthcare for years, robbing specialists of the passion that once led them to a career in medicine and potentially having a negative impact on patient care.
Cardiovascular care professionals must consider the concerns and views of healthcare workers, members of hospital/health system leadership and, not least, patients—whether the latter are infected with COVID-19 or not.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the practice of cardiology as we know it, leading to supplies shortages, delayed procedures, and an at-risk patient population fearful of the road ahead. How has the outbreak affected cath labs?