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Health & Wellness September 2020

Improving Outcomes of Babies and Mothers Who Require Emergency-Release Transfusions

by Robert D. Christensen, MD Dr. Robert Christensen first spoke for Symposia Medicus seven years ago this month at our inaugural Neonatal Care conference. With September being Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Awareness Month, Symposia Spotlight reached out to Dr. Christensen, who provided some important updates on neonatal transfusions. Timothy M. Bahr, MS, MD, Fellow…

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Health & Wellness Newsletter September 2020

Telemedicine in the Days of COVID-19

by Toby Maurer, MD Dermatologist and Symposia Medicus faculty member Dr. Toby Maurer shares her experiences with teledermatology (as telemedicine) and looks at the benefits and challenges of this new norm in healthcare. I have been fortunate enough to work in teledermatology (as telemedicine) for over 10 years pre-COVID-19, if we can remember those days.…

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Get to Know Newsletter September 2020

Dr. Kadas, I Presume?

2020 marks the 30th year that Dr. Robert Kadas has served as Symposia Medicus’ Chairman of the Board. Symposia Spotlight connected with Dr. Kadas to get insights on his medical career, tenure as Chairman of the Board, and overall ethos. Dr. Robert Kadas is anything but a cliché. However, he has admitted being guilty of…

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Health & Wellness Newsletter Recipes September 2020

End-of-Vacation Salad

Symposia Medicus faculty member, Dr. Roxanne B. Sukol, shares her vegetarian recipe that brings back memories of a summer trip. by Roxanne B. Sukol, MD, MS This recipe was inspired by a meal I enjoyed while traveling home from a family vacation. We were en route from Florida heading to the Great Lakes. After a…

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Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) August 2020 December 2020 July 2020 June 2020 Newsletter November 2020 October 2020 September 2020

Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

Dr. Drew Ramsey, MD, psychiatrist and Symposia Medicus faculty member, discusses ADLs on his website’s April 13, 2020 newsletter: “Another important topic is ADLs. In medical speak, that’s Activities of Daily Living. Usually, the structure of our lives provides this. Dressing for work. Grabbing lunch with coworkers or friends. Going to bed on time so…