This episode provides insight on the impact of Long COVID from the patient’s perspective. Two patients share their stories of living with Long COVID and living with an uncertain diagnosis. Long COVID has been classified as a range of symptoms that can last weeks or months after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19; symptoms can even appear weeks after infection. Long COVID can happen to anyone who has had COVID-19, even if their illness was mild, or if they had no symptoms.
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Episode 31: Pediatric Pulse Mini-Series: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
26:35This episode focuses on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE). The guest speakers, Dr. Christina Buysse and Dr. Barbara Bentley, are involved in the California ACEs Aware Initiative, which is focused on promoting positive responses to stress for children, families, and care providers. Adverse Childhood Experiences includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse, as well as physical and emotional neglect, and some challenges at home caused by a member of the household who may be experiencing mental illness, substance abuse, partner abuse, etc. In the US alone, 60% of adults have reported four or more ACEs. For children, one in three have experienced one ACE and up to 14% have experienced two ACEs. This episode discusses the risk factors for ACEs, negative outcomes associated with ACE’s, current research, universal health screening, trauma treatment and prevention strategies. Read Transcription CME Information: https://stanford.cloud-cme.com/medcastepisode31 Claim CE: https://stanford.cloud-cme.com/Form.aspx?FormID=1032
Episode 30: COVID-19 Mini-series: The Uncertain Prognosis: Long COVID Stories
20:25This episode provides insight on the impact of Long COVID from the patient’s perspective. Two patients share their stories of living with Long COVID and living with an uncertain diagnosis. Long COVID has been classified as a range of symptoms that can last weeks or months after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19; symptoms can even appear weeks after infection. Long COVID can happen to anyone who has had COVID-19, even if their illness was mild, or if they had no symptoms. Read Transcription CME Information: https://stanford.cloud-cme.com/medcastepisode30 Claim CE: https://stanford.cloud-cme.com/Form.aspx?FormID=1033
Episode 29: COVID-19 Mini-series - Empowering Physicians to Combat Vaccine Misinformation
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Episode 28: Hot Topics Mini-series - Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
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Episode 26: COVID-19 Mini-series: Long COVID – facts, misconceptions and the unknown
25:18This episode provides up to date insight on Long COVID. Long COVID is a condition wherein people continue to experience COVID-19 symptoms for longer than usual after initially contracting the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Long COVID can be quite devastating to patients - the symptoms are very complex and may include multiple organs and systems simultaneously. This episode highlights the symptoms of Long COVID and will provide insights into emerging research, the number of individuals at risk for Long COVID and strategies to use when talking with patients about their post-COVID symptoms. Read Transcript CME Information: https://stanford.cloud-cme.com/medcastepisode26 Claim CE: https://stanford.cloud-cme.com/Form.aspx?FormID=979
Episode 25: Hot Topics Mini-Series - Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: The Importance of Psychosocial Oncology
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Episode 24: Hot Topics Mini-Series - Clinical Perspectives on Culturally Sensitive and Accessible Care
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Episode 23: COVID-19 Mini-series - Reflections on COVID-19 Management in Nursing Homes
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