Cincinnati Enquirer: Behind the ventilator, specialists provide breaths for COVID-19 patients
UC anesthesiologist says respiratory therapists on front line during pandemic
Suzanne Bennett, MD, associate professor in the UC College of Medicine and UC Health anesthesiologist and critical care physician, spoke to the Cincinnati Enquirer for a story about ventilators, their operators and their roles in the COVID-19 pandemic. She said the respiratory therapists can be the lifesavers for some COVID-19 patients.
Some need oxygen, and some need oxygen that is pushed into them – that ventilator positive breath. COVID-19 attacks the lungs. "It’s like an air hunger," Bennett told The Enquirer. "Some people say that it feels like they are suffocating.”
MSN/WLWT: Cincinnati doctor talks accuracy of rapid COVID-19...
September 17, 2021
Carl Fichtenbaum, MD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine was interviewed by WLWT-TV for a story posted on MSN about the growing popularity of rapid tests for COVID-19. He said the accuracy of the tests is improving.
‘Strength in Immunity’ vaccination drawing winners announced
September 16, 2021
The University of Cincinnati is awarding prizes in the weekly ‘Strength in Immunity’ drawing. To further encourage vaccination against COVID-19, the university is conducting weekly drawings for gift cards in varying amounts of $2,500 or $5,000. In all, the university will award nearly $50,000.
Putting patient health into their own hands
September 16, 2021
UC researchers are leading a pilot study examining how art therapy delivered through an app and pet robots can affect the mood of patients with hearing loss. The collaborative study seeks to allow patients to take their health into their own hands and increase accessibility of interventions.