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Pearls of WCM-Q Grand Rounds

Speakers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar's Grand Rounds, coordinated by the Division of Continuing Professional Development, share their 'pearls of wisdom' about their chosen field of interest with us. 


Prevention of Aerosolisation When Providing Oxygenation and Ventilation in the Pre-hospital Setting

An anecdotal common clinical pattern has emerged in Covid-19 patients, in which there is good lung compliance combined with a severely compromised pulmonary gas exchange, resulting in grave hypoxaemia...

COVID-19 Infodemic: The Challenge of Health Information in the Age of COVID-19

The spread of health misinformation is not a new phenomenon, but the speed and volume of its dissemination has exploded in recent years due to the rapid increase in internet connectivity, access ...

Critical Care Pediatrics - Stabilization of Child in the Emergency

Pediatric emergency medicine continues to grow throughout the world. For general physicians, who manage both adult and children, pediatric patients, account for a smaller proportion of the daily workload, but,  the anxiety is always associated with providing effective and safe quality care...

The Dying Child: Special Considerations in Working With Terminally Ill Pediatric Patients and Their Families.

Studying the concept of death in children presents several ethical and methodological challenges. The discussion on children’s understanding of death dates back to the end of World War II, at which time a relationship was found between age and a child’s comprehension of death...

On the Emergence of Candida Pathogens

Fungal infections cause about 1.5 to 2 million deaths worldwide per year, far more than malaria and tuberculosis infections, and a quarter of the million death due to candidiasis (Brown et al., 2012)...

Clinical Ultrasound in Undergraduate Medical Education

Ultrasound is currently on a steep incorporation curve in medical education. Relatively recent improvements in the portability and cost of equipment, combined with the non-ionizing nature of this cross-sectional imaging modality made this fairly inevitable...