BBC explores COVID
Contributor: Francesca CiminoDecember 28, 2020Topics: Keywords: /
Washington-Post Say her name: Dr. Susan Moore Op ed about the life and death of Dr. Susan Moore, a black family physician who died of COVID in December, after recording a post relating her racist treatment while a patient.
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Washington-Post PPE-clad doctor comforts lonely elderly covid 19 patient The doctor's new role: family member, hug, hand...heartbreaking photo shows PPE-clad doctor comforting lonely, elderly covid-19 patient
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nejm_logo1a Reentry This is a NEJM perspective piece written by a palliative care doctor in NYC in light of the COVID pandemic. A snippet: "From March to June 2020, I led a palliative care team embedded in our hospital’s Covid ICU. We spoke to countless families over the phone and by Zoom calls to tell them their loved ones were critically ill, getting sicker, and eventually, dying. When the prognosis seemed dire, we recommended transitioning to comfort-focused care. And in patients’ final hours and days, we held iPads at their bedsides so that family members around the world could say goodbye."
Contributor: Francesca CiminoDecember 22, 2020Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
bb Unlocking Us: Comparative Suffering, the 50/50 Myth, and Settling the Ball (24min) We have collectively hit weary. This is especially true for the brave folks on the front lines of this pandemic and for the people who love and support them. And, it’s also true for all of us. In this episode, Brene Brown talks about strategies for falling apart, staying connected + kind, and giving ourselves permission to feel hard things.
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