Tag: COVID-19

Episode 16 – Kids and COVID-19

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! This week on the Rounds Table Mike interviews Dr. Peter Jüni, who is the executive lead of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. They discuss the most recent report from the Advisory Table on the role that children play in SARS-CoV2 transmission.     Questions? Comments? Feedback? We’d love to hear…

Episode 14 – Rapid Fire SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! This week we are going back to our Rapid Fire Format to review two papers looking at potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. What is the safety profile and immune system response for a novel SARS-CoV-2 specific vaccine? https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2022483 (1:05-8:44) What is the safety, reactogenicity, and immunogenicity of a viral vectored coronavirus vaccine…

Episode 13 – Interview with the Real Dr. Fralick: Reflections on HIV/AIDS in the 1980s and now COVID-19

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! This week we interview Dr. Richard Fralick, a hospitalist at Sunnybrook and public health specialist.He chats with us about the evolution of public health from the 1980s to today through comparing and contrasting the unique challenges of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic. For more, a seminal paper from NEJM published in…

Episode 12 – Rapid Fire Treatment Options for COVID-19

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! This week we are going back to our Rapid Fire Format to review two papers looking at new data on treatment options for patients with COVID-19. Is Remdesivir effective in the treatment of COVID-19? https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2007764 Is Lopinavir-ritonavir effective in the treatment of COVID-19? https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2001282   And for The Good Stuff….…

Episode 11 – Interview with Dr. Donald Arnold, lead for the CONCOR-1 trial

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! This week we interview Dr. Donald Arnold, a McMaster University professor and hematologist who is leading the CONCOR-1 trial. The CONvalescent Plasma for COVID-19 Research Trial (CONCOR-1), is a North American clinical trial designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of COVID-19 convalescent plasma as a therapy for patients with COVID-19 respiratory illness. It involves collecting plasma containing neutralizing antibodies from individuals who…

Episode 10 – Interview with Dr. Sholzberg on COVID coagulopathy

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! This week we interviewed Dr. Michelle Sholzberg to discuss coagulopathy associated with COVID-19. Dr. Sholzberg is a clinical hematologist with a focus on bleeding and is the Medical Director of the Coagulation Laboratory at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is also the Co-Director of the Hematology-Oncology Clinical…

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…

Episode 7 – Rapid Fire COVID-19

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! This episode, we’re focusing on 2 papers recently released related to COVID-19. 1.       Our first paper provides an overview of the clinical characteristics of a sample of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2002032 2.       The second paper provides timely data to identify factors associated with ARDS among adults diagnosed with COVID-19.…