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Episode 8 – Rapid Fire: COVID-19 Part 2

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners!

This episode we discuss two recently published papers related to COVID-19.

1.       What is the incidence and significance of cardiac injury in patients with COVID-19

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/2763524

2.      The clinical course and risk factors for mortality in a multi-centre cohort of inpatients with COVID-19

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30566-3/fulltext

And for the good stuff:

1.       Calgary distillers and breweries making hand sanitizer to help the cause

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/hand-sanitizer-calgary-distillery-brewer-1.5501905

2.       IKEA donates N95 masks to a local hospital in Toronto

https://www.narcity.com/news/ca/on/toronto/ikea-canada-donated-thousands-of-n95-masks-to-a-north-york-hospital

 

***COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation. For the most up-to-date information on what you can do to protect yourself, your families, and everyone else, please refer to your local public health agencies.

For those in Alberta: alberta.ca/covid19

For those in Ontario: www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

 

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Authors

Michael Fralick

Co-director of the Rounds Table

Michael Fralick is a general internist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. He completed a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology at Harvard University, including a Research Fellowship in Health Policy at the Program On Regulation Therapeutics and Law (PORTAL). His PhD focused on the intersection between machine learning and pharmacoepidemiology.

John Fralick

Co-director

John Fralick is a general internist at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary. He completed a Master of Science in Epidemiology at Queen’s University. He completed medical school at the University of Calgary and did his internal medicine training at the University of Toronto.