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OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital: Brayden's Story

KATU-TV October 21, 2020
A KATU-TV campaign sponsored by Credit Unions for Kids helps fundraise for the Rood Family Pavilion. Dana Brander, M.D., Cindy McEvoy, M.D. and Carrie Phillipi, M.D., Ph.D., as well as patient Brayden, are featured.

OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital: Noah's Story

KATU-TV October 21, 2020
A KATU-TV campaign sponsored by Credit Unions for Kids helps fundraise for the Rood Family Pavilion. Dana Brander, M.D., Cindy McEvoy, M.D. and Carrie Phillipi, M.D., Ph.D., as well as patient Noah are featured.

OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital: Chloe's Story

KATU-TV October 21, 2020
A KATU-TV campaign sponsored by Credit Unions for Kids helps fundraise for the Rood Family Pavilion. Dana Brander, M.D., Cindy McEvoy, M.D. and Carrie Phillipi, M.D., Ph.D., as well as patient Chloe are featured.

Can ordinary COVID patients get the Trump treatment? It’s OK to ask

Kaiser Health News October 20, 2020
In an article describing what patients should consider before seeking experimental coronavirus treatments, Annette Totten, M.D., says: “The challenge is the evidence is not good because everything with COVID is new. I think it’s hard to cut through all the noise.”

OHSU paper urges more research into less invasive ventilation at end of life

Portland Business Journal October 19, 2020
A study co-authored by Donald Sullivan, M.D., recommends more research into less invasive ventilation: “More hospitalized patients are using non-invasive ventilation toward the end of their lives, even though there isn’t a lot of evidence that clearly lays out the therapy’s pros and cons.”

Virtual visits, masks, social distancing complicate patient/oncologist connections

HemOnc Today October 16, 2020
As COVID-19 safety precautions and understanding of the virus continue to improve, cancer centers across are seeing more patients; Kiri Cook, M.D., says: “The landscape has definitely changed; although we’re all still dealing with a lot of uncertainty, we seem to have found a steady state in terms of our ability to care for patients with adequate infection control. “With respect to social connection, though, patients and providers are both still struggling.”
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