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UCSF Medical Grand Rounds talks treatments and lingering symptoms

Today’s hefty Grand Rounds discussion may have been harder to follow for viewers of the popular series who do not have a medical background or are unfamiliar with medical jargon. Still, it offered important information for those willing to look up terms like “fantasmia” or what, exactly, dexamethasone is.  Chock-full of various studies surrounding COVID-19 […]

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El evento Medical Grand Rounds de la UCSF deja de lado el tema científico para discutir sin rodeos el tema racial

Traducción por: Neus Valencia La conversación del evento Grand Rounds fue muy diferente a las anteriores: no hubo presentaciones de diapositivas, jerga médica, no se mencionaron las diversas investigaciones acerca de los últimos estudios de vacunas ni las pruebas de anticuerpos. En el contexto de las protestas por la brutalidad policial y el homicidio de […]

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UCSF Medical Grand Rounds drops the science and goes straight to race

This week’s Grand Rounds conversation — yes, conversation — looked starkly different from its predecessors: no slideshows, no medical jargon, no outpouring of research on the latest vaccine trials or antibody tests. With the backdrop of protests over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd, that would not do. Instead, Dr. Bob Wachter, chair […]

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Evento Medical Grand Rounds de la UCSF: Pacientes de edad avanzada y el dilema sobre la frecuencia con que se deben realizar pruebas los trabajadores

Traducción por: Anabelle Garay El jueves por la tarde, la mesa redonda de los expertos de UCSF inició con un tono solemne, debido al hecho de que las muertes causadas por COVID-19 en el país superaron las 100,000 esa semana. La cifra equivale al número de personas que podrían llenar un enorme estadio deportivo y […]

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UCSF Medical Grand Rounds: The elderly and the quandary of how often workers should get tested

UCSF Medical Grand Rounds opened on a solemn note Thursday afternoon, marked by the fact that COVID-19 deaths across the country exceeded 100,000 Wednesday.  It is a number that could fill a very large sports stadium, and equals the populations of cities like San Mateo, Burbank, Boca Raton, and Ann Arbor, noted Dr. Bob Wachter, […]

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Resumen de UCSF Grand Rounds: Doctores consideran enviar a los niños a la escuela, aunque con precauciones

A continuación, le ofrecemos un resumen del artículo publicado en inglés. Traducción por: Anabelle Garay Durante la mesa redonda Grand Rounds de UCSF, los científicos presentaron lo último en tratamientos, vacunas y cómo se verán las escuelas cuando vuelvan a abrir. El Dr. George Rutherford, profesor de epidemiología en UCSF, explicó que California ha tenido […]

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UCSF Medical Grand Rounds: The doctor is ready to send children back to school — with care

The roller coaster of the scientific community’s COVID-19 pandemic response was on full display during UCSF’s 90-minute Grand Rounds Thursday afternoon, as scientists provided the latest on treatments, vaccines, and how the schools may look when they reopen — very likely in the fall semester.  “Fasten your seatbelts,” said Dr. Bob Wachter, the chair of […]

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UCSF Medical Grand Rounds: In New York, SF doctors witnessed chaos and ‘death — a lot of death’

UCSF doctors who provided support to New York City’s hospitals gave a candid briefing of their experience during Thursday afternoon’s Medical Grand Rounds: At times, they had no idea what they were doing.  “You’re literally struggling to stay above water,” said Dr. Michael Peters, an assistant professor of medicine at UCSF, who has worked at […]

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UCSF’s Medical Grand Rounds offers a ‘sobering’ picture of the coronavirus and its challenges

It’s Thursday noon, and time for UCSF’s Medical Grand Rounds on COVID-19. Grab a cup of tea or a stiff drink. We may think the pandemic is subsiding, but Thursday’s 90-minute update was grim. “Sobering,” said the able and affable moderator Dr. Bob Wachter, chair of the Department of Medicine at UCSF. Dr. George Rutherford, […]

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Evento Grand Rounds de UCSF: Un ejército para rastrear contactos, y cómo ha sido la atención médica en un hospital de Nueva York

Traducción por: Neus Valencia La comunidad médica está trabajando arduamente para desarrollar medidas que pudieran volverse normal en el mundo después de la cuarentena. Es posible que Remdesivir, un fármaco antiviral y posible tratamiento para COVID-19, se convierta en un nombre que nos suene familiar, y que la realización de pruebas sea una práctica cotidiana. […]

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UCSF Grand Rounds: A contact tracing army, and dispatches from a New York hospital

The medical community is working furiously to develop measures that may become mainstream in a post-shelter-in-place world. Maybe Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug and possible treatment for COVID-19, will become a household name, and testing a frequent ritual.  Without question, the practice of “contact tracing” will be a part of our new reality.  That’s what Michael […]