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Tus Preguntas Acerca de COVID-19 Contestados con Adolfo Ramirez, MD.

En este video, el doctor Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, neurólogo especialista en la enfermedad de Parkinson (EP) y el jefe de división del área de trastornos de movimiento en la Universidad de Florida, nos habla acerca del impacto que está causando la infección mundial del coronavirus en personas con enfermedad de Parkinson.

UF labs team up to outfit hospitals

When the COVID-19 virus started to make a serious impact in the U.S., with hospitals nationwide overwhelmingly underequipped with protective gear, some Gainesville-area jacks-of-all-trades went to work. The collaborative effort started with Forrest Masters, a University of Florida engineering professor, sending messages to other labs on campus on March 19…

Commentary in Journal of Parkinson’s offers DBS recommendations

Patients with implanted deep brain stimulation devices to treat movement disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders or epilepsy face unique challenges for device management during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new commentary published online April 24 in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, co-authored Michael S. Okun, M.D., chair of the department of neurology in…

Ask the Expert: Managing your DBS Device During COVID-19

Parkinson’s expert and University of Florida chair of neurology Dr. Michael Okun participated in a Parkinson’s Foundation had a Facebook Live event on April 22nd about managing deep brain stimulation devices during the COVID-19 crisis. Visit bit.ly/2KwiJ3K for more…

Tus Preguntas Acerca de COVID-19 Contestados con Adolfo Ramirez, MD.

En este video, el doctor Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, neurólogo especialista en la enfermedad de Parkinson (EP) y el jefe de división del área de trastornos de movimiento en la Universidad de Florida, nos habla acerca del impacto que está causando la infección mundial del coronavirus en personas con enfermedad de Parkinson.

Ask the Expert: Coronavirus & Parkinson’s

On Wednesday, April 8 at noon ET Dr. Okun presented on Facebook live a Q&A for the National Parkinson’s Foundation and answered YOUR questions about Parkinson’s disease and hospitalization.  He gave  tips about what to do if you or your loved one with PD is hospitalized and how to get…

Neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 and other severe respiratory viral contagions

SCCM Pod-410 COVID-19 Neurologic Manifestations Review neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 and other severe respiratory viral contagions (Robinson C, et al. Crit Care Explor. 2020;2:e0107) with host Ludwig H. Lin, MD, and author Christopher P. Robinson, DO, MS. In their discussion, they touch on Identifying primary and secondary neurological manifestations associated with COVID-19, the…

Showing our Support to Front-Line Health Care Providers!

The UF Health Neuromedicine Clinic stayed after hours Wednesday to show their appreciation for our front-line health care providers and to support our patients with some sidewalk art at the entrance of the UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine Hospitals. See other images at: pic.twitter.com/56Ek8wKGV8…