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COVID-19 and Its Impact on Neurological Functioning, presented by Dr. Michael Hall - Shared screen with speaker view
Geoff Lauer
30:25
All, Please share any questions you may have here or you may email me at glauer@usbia.org
RaMona Pinto
31:03
Will slides be available later?
Geoff Lauer
36:30
yes they will be available in the coming days
Geoff Lauer
36:50
posted to usbia.org with an email notice to all registrants
Geoff Lauer
41:26
Questions anyone?
Geoff Lauer
41:57
Clarifications anyone?
Geoff Lauer
42:24
Something that has been on your mind about this topic? It has ALSO been on the mind of many others - the the risk - ask here!
Geoff Lauer
42:33
take the risk
Tamara McLeod
45:08
Geoff and Michael, with these possible neuro complications would you recommend anything be done differently for those of us involved managing sport-related concussions? Athletics will take place in some form this fall and there is still the potential for concussion. Should patients be held out longer? Lower threshold for imaging? Not allow those with exposure or + test to participate? Thanks!
Carly Endres
46:00
Is there a certain screen you recommend using?
Geoff Lauer
46:02
Thanks Tamara - will get this on deck!
Harper Smith
46:59
Are people with TBI or other existing brain injuries at higher risk for complications or more severe cases of COVID?
Nancy Lupardus-Twitchell Lupardus-Twitchell
47:12
What are some appropriate ways we can advocate for our students in public schools?
Laurie Rippon
48:36
Are people with ABI more vulnerable to contracting COVID-19?
Dani Conrad
48:41
can althea mute herself or be muted?
Yvonne French
48:47
Are there pre-existing conditions that seem to be more prone to COVID manifesting at a higher intensity/impact to the brain?
Dani Conrad
48:53
Lots of background noise from her
Cheryl Van Epps
49:25
I have a lot of these symptoms, some due to moderate brain injury w/ facial fractures (loss of smell, vision issues, some pre BI preconditions, seasonal asthma/ hayfever, chronic peripheral pain -central sensitization, inflammatory issues ...) I would be hard to differentiate CV from BI symptoms. I'd be too scared of nosocomial infection to step foot in a hospital. What solid symptoms can I go by?
Laurie Rippon
49:27
Can someone silence mikes?
Cheryl Van Epps
49:39
thank you
Monica Rodgers
51:43
Mics are all muted
Sandy Pendergraft
52:20
There are a lot of opinions about wearing masks and practicing social distancing. In your opinion, are masks and social distancing effective?
Cheryl Van Epps
52:56
Yes, I think we need to increase peer support, Brain injury is traumatic- going through a CV infection you don't know whether you'd live or die- patients will need counseling or therapy to process that.
Laurie Rippon
53:57
Medical/primary care doctors, etc. need to be educated. They often don’t know much about the consequences of brain injury except for concussions
Laurie Rippon
54:09
Any idea how?
Sandy Tufte
56:23
I’m a special education teacher & think this is very valuable information for educators, can this webinar be available for professional development in schools?
Cheryl Van Epps
56:36
I do not go out without a N95 mask. It is my understanding that if you can smell smoke with your mask on, you are potentially breathing in particles the size of viral particles. Correct or not correct?
Monica Rodgers
58:37
Sandy, I will send the recorded webinar to all registrants and we will post it on the USBIA website, too. So it will be available for anyone.
Nancy Lupardus-Twitchell Lupardus-Twitchell
01:00:19
as a speech-language pathologist, is there new things that we need to consider when we assess
Russ Spearman
01:00:45
This question is broader than CoVid -19. Some states have expanded their Medicaid programs for individuals with no health insurance. Many states are screening for lifetime history of TBI. States are struggling with helping these individuals to get an actual diagnosis. Waiting lists can be well over a year for testing. Do you have any suggestions for how states can get neuropsychologists and others to diagnosis for TBI?
Cheryl Van Epps
01:00:49
PLEASE answer: whether or not DNA insertion occurs. It is a plus strand RNA virus which is different from DNA viruses that become integrated in the host genome.
Cheryl Van Epps
01:03:30
Will the speaker write up answers to our questions, because it appears that our questions will not be answered within this time.
Cheryl Van Epps
01:04:15
You left out eye protection- it is my understanding that our ocular mucosa is also a target of CV.
Laurie Rippon
01:06:37
When the doctor or you say “TBI” don’t those same things still important for those with ABI? And how do we make the medical world recognize that neuropsychological an cognitive rehab are needed for any kind of brain injury?
Russ Spearman
01:06:54
Thank you
Cheryl Van Epps
01:07:00
on top of our aging population's needs- the Baby Boomers (more stroke patients)
Cheryl Van Epps
01:09:26
I agree, Laurie. We need to use more inclusive language
Kathryn Severs
01:10:42
why does COVID increase our risk for stroke?
Cheryl Van Epps
01:10:49
We need universal healthcare. What we have is DIY (do it yourself) brain injury care.
Kathryn Severs
01:10:54
or how?
Laurie Rippon
01:10:55
Strokes, tumors, chemo, anoxia etc etc all should be considered for neuropsychologist, cog etc therapies. ABI not just TBI
Monica Rodgers
01:11:15
Agreed, Laurie. I've received that feedback before and will follow up with Geoff and Dr. Hall about it if we run out of time here.
Laurie Rippon
01:11:29
Thx.
Cheryl Van Epps
01:11:57
I choose to live in a bubble.
Laurie Rippon
01:12:15
Are face shields really important in addition to face masks
Laurie Rippon
01:12:24
THANK YOU, Geoff!
Barb Winters
01:13:25
thank you for covering this important topic! Stay well all.
Monica Rodgers
01:13:40
You too, Barb! Hi to Don
Laurie Rippon
01:14:24
The neuropsyche testing I’ve had - much can be done by computer not in person. That could make that part of assessment more frerquent
Cheryl Van Epps
01:14:31
Please contact your Congresspeople that we need more federal funding for better brain injury care. I attended National BI Awareness Day/BI Stakeholders Day in DC and gave mine an ask letter just before the CV pandemic hit. More patient voices need to be heard!
Laurie Rippon
01:15:00
Yes, Cheryl
Laurie Rippon
01:15:10
And your state legislators
Monica Rodgers
01:15:13
Agreed, Cheryl. Thank you
Cheryl Van Epps
01:15:35
<3
Cheryl Van Epps
01:16:16
Learn Modern Monetary Theory. We only NEED legislative will.
Laurie Rippon
01:16:26
And domestic violence!
RaMona Pinto
01:17:01
We are reaching out to those we have served in Washington as well
Cheryl Van Epps
01:17:34
Don't fall for Deficit Spending propaganda. Real Progressive economists are screaming at us to learn that there is the capacity to do M4A
Laurie Rippon
01:17:41
Thank you Dr. Hall and Geoff Lauer
Cheryl Van Epps
01:18:52
THank you for hosting this meeting. Be safe and take good care of yourselves, everyone.
RaMona Pinto
01:19:10
Please do bring him back in 3 months
Kelly Bredeken
01:19:21
It would be great to bring back Dr. Hall. thank you!
Laurie Rippon
01:19:25
Agreed,
Kylie Uriostegui
01:19:35
I vote yes!
Cheryl Van Epps
01:19:47
There are easy decisions. Life is more precious than profits.
Sarah Fritze
01:19:56
Please Come Back
Patsy Murphy
01:20:23
Thank You for this great informational time.
Wanda Moone
01:20:25
Excellent information
Monica Rodgers
01:20:30
Thank you, everyone! Especially for your patience with our capacity registration. Be safe
Sandy Pendergraft
01:20:32
Thank You!
Cheryl Van Epps
01:20:52
Thank you, Dr. Hall
Laura Jacobs
01:20:52
Thank you.