Twitter Feed: WesElyMD
Mashup Score:1036The Conversation
Yes, masks reduce the risk of spreading COVID, despite a review saying they don’t - 1 month
An updated Cochrane Review suggests face masks don’t reduce the spread of COVID in the community. But there are several reasons why this conclusion...
RT @trishgreenhalgh: Yes, masks reduce the risk of spreading COVID, despite a review saying they don't https://t.co/WkLMGiIpMM via @Convers… - view on twitter
Mashup Score:219The Atlantic
The Flu-ification of COVID Policy Is Almost Complete - 1 month
The government is pushing harder than ever to make “yearly COVID shots” a...
1/ The “Flu-ification” of #COVID “For all the legwork that public-health experts have done over the past few years to quash comparisons between COVID-19 and the flu, there sure seems to be a lot of effort nowadays to equate the two” 👎 https://t.co/XEToLdaMcI - view on twitter
Long-COVID - 3 weeks
Long-COVID shares key similarities and differences with PICS, with one key difference being that Long-COVID can impact people who were never severely ill and,...
We hope our new #LongCOVID webpage👇❤️🩹 ✔️ is helpful to anyone w this devastating syndrome seeking info, support & advocacy ✔️ TY to patients & families in @CIBScenter’s clinical & research programs for teaching us & entrusting us w your recovery ✔️ send https://t.co/jKCYTiGvVN… https://t.co/jKCYTiGvVN… - view on twitter
Mashup Score:77JAMA Network
High COVID-19 Rates Prompt Call for Better Nursing Home Protections - 1 month
Better nursing home protections are needed for future health emergencies, says a data brief from the US Department of Health and Human Services Office...
High COVID Rates Prompt Call for Better Nursing Home Protections @JAMA_current call to action Feb 1, 2023 Have we done enough to protect our most vulnerable patients? My own mom’s facility has No masks and vaxx rates are low… https://t.co/IGZQxPFezi - view on twitter
Think You Have Long COVID? Here’s What Type Of Doctor You Should See. - 2 weeks
Here’s where to start to determine the best route of...
Networks of Long COVID support 🌎 @HuffPost “It’s important for people with #longCOVID to plug into a community of people going through this…” @CIBScenter It’s a good way to get educated about what’s going on in your body and in your brain 🧠 https://t.co/bneq2OGkv1 - view on twitter
Mashup Score:75JAMA Network
Excess Mortality Among US Physicians During the COVID-19 Pandemic - 1 month
This cross-sectional study examines the death rates among active and nonactive physicians aged 45 to 84...
Excess Doctor Death in COVID 📍Look how use of PPE & Vaccines ⬇️ed excess deaths in US Docs 📍This allowed us to get rid of draconian anti-medicine “no visitation” rules 📍This week our ICU Covid pts have family members at the bedside & we’re all safe! https://t.co/IEyoGeWIdr https://t.co/IEyoGeWIdr - view on twitter
Mashup Score:64The Lancet
Past SARS-CoV-2 infection protection against re-infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis - 1 month
Protection from past infection against re-infection from pre-omicron variants was very high and remained high even after 40 weeks. Protection was substantially lower for...
Does COVID infxn protect you? 📌65 studies 19 countries 📌COVID infxn protects ~80-90% vs future SEVERE dz 📌But mod to poor for re-infxn or symptomatic dz 📌Remember, re-infection is a major risk factor for #LongCOVID 📌Risk tolerance = #Mask & #Vaxx https://t.co/1gRJIWJFcZ https://t.co/1gRJIWJFcZ - view on twitter
PEEP, Auto-PEEP, and Waterfalls - 2 weeks
Normally, the lung volume at end-expiration generally approximates the relaxation volume of the respiratory system, ie, the lung volume determined by the static balance...
The Waterfall of AutoPeep 📌Here is a concept every doctor, nurse & RT must know if you care for pts on #ventilators…intrinsic or auto-PEEP 📌 Tobin’s classic @accpchest waterfall analogy 📌⬆️ safety & comfort in patients w respiratory failure https://t.co/jWWM23UQft https://t.co/jWWM23UQft - view on twitter
Mashup Score:37Wall Street Journal
Opinion | ChatGPT Heralds an Intellectual Revolution - 4 weeks
Generative artificial intelligence presents a philosophical and practical challenge on a scale not experienced since the start of the...
Books written by #ChatGPT? 🤷♂️ Am I being a dinosaur or are you concerned? “To the extent that we use our brains less & machines more, our critical thinking, writing & design abilities may atrophy.” Kissinger @WSJ Your thoughts por favor https://t.co/oogwpUKPKX - view on twitter
In an essay by @WesElyMD, here’s Matt Fitzgerald describing his life with long Covid: “It’s terrifying. I mean, I’ve had to dig real deep....
1/🧵The Haunting Brain Science of Long COVID 📍Here I use science to raise awareness of a growing public health nightmare hiding in plain sight 📍Matt & Barbara tell their stories 📍20 relevant medical articles 📍See 🧵unpacking science in Tweet #2 https://t.co/at7iDBHEY0 - view on twitter