Otman covers neurosciences, cardiology and dermatology for Michigan Medicine. A television news producer turned health care communicator, Otman specializes in storytelling, media relations and social media surrounding clinical advances, new research and compelling patient stories.
Researchers found many instances of respiratory failure and kidney injury, but not heart failure, among COVID-19 patients admitted to ICUs across the country.
Ischemic Stroke Admissions, Life-Saving Thrombectomy Procedures Decrease During Start of COVID-19 Pandemic
Researchers call for a response to current and future pandemics to reduce unintended harm upon other patients needing early diagnosis and intervention.
As clinicians learn about a new disease in real-time, researchers are also investigating what lessons from other respiratory infections could apply to COVID-19.
Researchers suggest focusing on disparities to help identify which patients with a heart transplant may be at higher risk for a worse course of COVID-19 infection.