Coronavirus: how physiotherapists are helping patients recover

Physiotherapists can help patients during and after coronavirus infections.

Catherine L. Granger, Associate Professor of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne • conversation
May 5, 2020 ~8 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  ventilators  breathing  physiotherapy

Coronavirus 'cytokine storm': this over-active immune response could be behind some fatal cases of COVID-19

Cytokines ensure our immune system responds effectively to pathogens in our bodies. But in some cases, cytokines can cause the immune system to over-react.

Robbie Baldock, Lecturer in Biochemistry, Solent University • conversation
April 28, 2020 ~6 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  immune-system  ventilators  immune-response  cytokines

Cracks in COVID-19 treatment reveal need to bolster primary care

Without massive change, the US health care system will continue to be disorganized and inefficient.

Tuba Agartan, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Providence College • conversation
April 22, 2020 ~8 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  ppe  ventilators  masks  universal-health-care

Coronavirus: inside story of how Mercedes F1 and academics fast-tracked life saving breathing aid

In under 10 days, engineers from UCL and Mercedes F1 reverse-engineered a product, produced a new design, tested it, got regulatory approval and started production.

Clare Elwell, Professor of Medical Physics, Vice Dean for Impact, UCL Engineering, UCL • conversation
April 15, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: engineering covid-19 coronavirus manufacturing ventilators medical-devices ucl

Social-distancing measures may be flattening the curve

A top emergency-preparedness official with Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital says recent modeling shows social distancing is working to flatten the curve.

Alvin Powell • harvard
April 10, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: covid-19 coronavirus harvard-medical-school health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health massachusetts-general-hospital emergency-room paul-biddinger ventilators

Page 1 of 1