Posts Tagged: UofL Health

Fireworks are risky; here’s how to stay safe

Thousands of people suffer firework-related injuries each year, with 90% of those injuries happening between June 16 and July 16. The most common firework-related injuries doctors at UofL Hospital see each year impact the eyes, face, hands and fingers. The injuries can range from minor burns to death. UofL Hospital is home to the only…
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Benefits of telehealth

Telehealth became a necessity for patients to be able to have an appointment and “see” their provider during COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders. We have learned from our practices and providers who adapted to telehealth early, such as psychiatry, and through our nearly 25,000 telehealth appointments held during the last three months that there are many…
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Risk of prolonged grieving increases during pandemic

Social distancing, isolation, and self-quarantine aren’t just phrases that have changed our day-to-day life—they have also changed the way we grieve. Even families who haven’t been affected by the illness or loss of a loved one due to COVID-19 may still experience loss, but the ways in which they are able to process those losses…
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