Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency and temporary, four month ban on all sales of all vaping products and devices, including tobacco and marijuana, in Massachusetts, one year ago today.
The ban lasted through January 25, 2020.
Brigham pulmonary and critical care physician Michael Cho, who is also a talented violist, spoke with @pbsnewshour about how music has provided a source of resiliency and comfort to him during the pandemic.
Data from various major cities in the US shows stark trends in gun injury and death: in #Cincinnati, 91.2% of homicides are the result of gun violence, 90.7% of homicide victims are Black, and 8% of gunshot victims are juvenile.
Presented our team’s research on the role of race, ethnicity, and language on the use of restraints in the ED at SAEM MW.
(Also, first virtual conference, gotta upgrade my tech skills.) #saemmidwest#saemmw2020
"The isolation, the loss of jobs, the lack of security and confidence in the future is creating great stress and burden in people," says Dr. Dost Ongur of @McLeanHospital on the growing demand for mental health support. Learn more. wgbh.org/news/local-new…
Massachusetts is the fourteenth state to adopt automatic voter registration.
Massachusetts residents starting this year are automatically registered to vote when they make a transaction at the Registry of Motor Vehicles or MassHealth.
Written Board Review Virtual Version Course — A member benefit from now through December 31, 2020. It will be the same high caliber course, which has led thousands to success on the ABEM Written Qualifying Exam & the ABEM ConCertTM Exam. Learn more: ow.ly/GYMG50ABdgH
Overall in the study pop ED use did not decrease after Medicaid expansion. And, generally, clinic insurance access issues aren't the primary drivers of ED use. But there is a small group for whom access issues are important (and, obviously, insurance is good for everyone). (3/)
- Are lytic really still indicated?
- Does time equal brain or is it all about the imaging?
- Do we still need lytics when we have EVT?
- How can EM docs determine which patients will benefit from EVT?
- What changes will we see in stroke care in the next 2-5 years?
And....congrats to all the people who put in applications even if they weren't funded. Science is a tough game, and you can't get every grant (certainly not the ones you don't apply for!)
It's important to celebrate the achievements along the way!
1. Toughest part of procedure is decision to cut
2. Know the anatomy
3. Need 4 things to keep the procedure short & simple
When you go out, remember to bring a face covering or mask with you – and be sure to wear it in any public spaces where you can’t keep 6 feet of distance from others. Learn more: mass.gov/MaskUp#MaskUpMA
With over 66 million doses of flu vaccine already distributed, the 2020-2021 #fluvaccine is available now! September and October are good times to get vaccinated. To find a vaccine in your community, visit: bit.ly/2SyDIp9
Don’t miss out on this free, live virtual event hosted by North Bennet St. School (@NBSSboston) They’ll be chatting with Jay Diengott - creator of Gowntown. Learn about Gowntown and the innovations and efficiencies of a PPE production line. Register here: nbss.edu/calendar/event…