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On an average year, more than 36 Million people are admitted to registered and community hospitals in the US. In addition, according to the latest CDC data over the last 12 months, there were 187,101 hospitalizations for Covid-19.

While these visits are naturally stressful and full of unknowns, you can learn and prepare fully to maximize your chances for a successful hospitalization. This site presents the most important elements of our advice for your reference.

Latest News

    • 07 JUL 21
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    NEW PROTOCOLS TO FOLLOW WHEN GOING TO THE ER

    NEW PROTOCOLS TO FOLLOW WHEN GOING TO THE ER

    When should I go to the hospital if I think I have contracted COVID?: We are advising any patients who may have any symptoms of COVID-19 including cough, fever, and shortness of breath to contact their primary care doctors. We are also advising any patients who may exhibit warnings signs for COVID-19, to seek immediate

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    • 07 JUL 21
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    Drugs during Covid

    Drugs during Covid

    As we are all unfortunately aware, the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-COV-2 coronavirus, a unique and new virus. Because it is a virus to which our body has not been exposed before, we have not developed immunity or antibodies against this virus and there are no known treatments. Physicians, scientists, laboratories and corporations are

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    • 07 JUL 21
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    HOSPITALS ARE RESUMING SURGERY: IS IT SAFE?

    HOSPITALS ARE RESUMING SURGERY: IS IT SAFE?

    Plastic surgeons as a group have from the very beginning of the coronavirus outbreak taken the care and protection of their patients and staff very seriously. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Aesthetic Society (ASAPS) provided early support and guidance to their members in this respect. The question remained if these protocols

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    • 07 JUL 21
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    SARS – COV -2, Face Masks and Vaccines

    SARS – COV -2, Face Masks and Vaccines

    The availability of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines has given us all a glimpse of light at the end of the tunnel. If the soon to be released data for the J&J vaccine is positive, then that light will be a little brighter. Unfortunately, many people remain scared of the vaccine for a variety of

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    • 07 JUL 21
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    Maintain a Safe Distance

    Maintain a Safe Distance

    The health and safety protocols we must follow to help protect our loved ones, those around us and ourselves from the coronavirus are, as we all know, wear a mask, wash hands frequently and maintain a distance of 6 feet from other people.  The 6-foot separation figure was the recommendation of the CDC from the

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    • 17 OCT 16
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    Breakthrough for Type 1 Diabetic Patients through FDA-Approved Artificial Pancreas

    Breakthrough for Type 1 Diabetic Patients through FDA-Approved Artificial Pancreas

    By Dr. Ted Tyberg, M.D. The Food and Drug Administration announced that they approved the new Medtronic artificial pancreas system for type 1 diabetics. Presently, diabetics must test their blood sugar by sticking themselves several times a day and telling their pump how much insulin to deliver. A continuous glucose sensor that a patient implants

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