Abstract:The COVID-19 pandemic is a unique opportunity to examine the relationships between hospitalists, neurosurgeons, and patients. Each individual must weigh the risk of further virus spread during a pandemic, while maintaining personal and professional obligations. Here we reflect on the experience of both neurosurgeon and hospitalist. We identify a need for interdisciplinary reflection and collaboration so that a potential second wave or future pandemic might be better mitigated.
scite is a Brooklyn-based startup that helps researchers better discover and understand research articles through Smart Citations–citations that display the context of the citation and describe whether the article provides supporting or contrasting evidence. scite is used by students and researchers from around the world and is funded in part by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health.