Allergy & Clinical Immunology Perspective and Journal Articles

 
 

  • How COVID Vaccines Were Developed so Quickly   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Michelle McMurry-Heath about the speed of the COVID-19 vaccines and when a vaccine may be available to the general public.
  • Public Awareness of Invasive Fungal Diseases A recent survey revealed that more than two thirds of respondents had never heard of any of six invasive fungal diseases.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Doctors Everyone wants to select the right gift, and this year more than ever, people want to give something that shows appreciation for a favorite physician in their life. Here are some great suggestions.
  • How the US Has Mishandled the Pandemic   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Howard Koh about the missteps the United States has taken during the COVID-19 pandemic and how we can do better as vaccines become available.
  • Doctors: Our Culture Is Ours and We Need to Own It As physicians, we are complicit in the construction and maintenance of our culture. Is this who we want to be?
  • Corticosteroids and Respiratory Tract Infection Risk in COPD Might the use of inhaled corticosteroids increase the risk for developing upper respiratory tract infections among COPD patients?
  • Medscape APRN Compensation Report 2020 Find out how much APRNs are being paid and whether their earnings are static or increasing.
  • COPD Highlights From CHEST 2020   COPD highlights from CHEST 2020, reported by Dr Darcy Marciniuk, include analysis of the effect of ICS-containing therapies on lung function decline and cardiovascular risk after acute exacerbation.
  • Comparative Performance of SARS-CoV-2 Serology Tests This study compared the sensitivity and specificity of 7 commercially available SARS-CoV-2 serology assays used to document prior SARS-CoV-2 infections.
  • Vaccine Efficacy: A Biostatistician's Primer Patients will be clamoring for advice from their clinicians about coronavirus vaccines when they're rolled out. Natalie Dean provides a quick refresher on how to understand and interpret the data.
  • Anaphylaxis in Kids: Clinical Pearls From The Cribsiders   The Cribsiders discuss common presentations of anaphylaxis in kids and the role of epinephrine, epinephrine, epinephrine!
  • Worldwide Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on TB Services In what ways has the current pandemic impacted tuberculosis-related services?
  • Life, Death, and Painful Dilemmas: Ethics 2020 Medscape looked at how physician ethics have changed in the past decade. More than 5000 physicians told us how they feel about the critical issues they have to deal with and the choices they make.
  • ACAAI 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACAAI 2020
  • How the COVID Pandemic May End: Lessons From the 1918 Flu   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Howard Markel about how the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic compares to the COVID-19 pandemic and what lessons we can learn from history.
  • Applying to Residency in a Pandemic: 5 Virtual Interview Tips Virtual residency interviews present a unique challenge. These five strategies to improve the content of your answers will be valuable long after the pandemic is over.
  • Advances in Allergen Immunotherapy for Asthma What have we learned about the benefits of allergen immunotherapy as a therapeutic option for asthma?
  • How Did We Get to 10 Million COVID-19 Cases?   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr William Schaffner about the state of the pandemic in the US as the country hits a sobering milestone of 10 million confirmed cases.
  • Dependent No Longer? PAs Contemplate Their Future What will happen to PA scope of practice when the pandemic is over?
  • Why Medscape Worked: A Look Back At its founding, Medscape gambled that an open internet that empowered users to make their own decisions about what to read would democratize medicine. Here's why physicians bought in.