University of Kentucky, College of Medicine

WUKY Goes 'One-On-One' With Dr. Kevin Hatton For A Sobering Look Inside UK's ICU Amid COVID

Six states in the country currently have an ICU capacity of less than 10% because of an influx of COVID patients. Kentucky is one of them. So what is the reality if you end up needing the most critical care for the virus? Dr. Kevin Hatton, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery and the Vice-Chair for Anesthesia Research at the University of Kentucky takes us to the frontline of the ICU.

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The Kentucky governor and the top Republican in the state Senate are at odds over whether additional federal money exists that could be used to bolster hospital staff in the commonwealth. 

University of Kentucky, College of Medicine

Six states in the country currently have an ICU capacity of less than 10% because of an influx of COVID patients. Kentucky is one of them. So what is the reality if you end up needing the most critical care for the virus? Dr. Kevin Hatton, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery and the Vice-Chair for Anesthesia Research at the University of Kentucky takes us to the frontline of the ICU.

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Kentucky may already be using monoclonal antibody treatments at a faster clip than new federal government limits will allow. 

UK Now

A new survey shows more Kentuckians are willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 than they were six months ago, but some remain hesitant or say they will never get the shot

A new Vaccines in Kentucky poll commissioned by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and conducted over a four-week period between August and September indicates that some progress has been made in the state on the COVID vaccine front.

Associated Press

Can kids be harmed wearing masks to protect against COVID? No, there is no scientific evidence showing masks cause harm to kids’ health despite baseless claims suggesting otherwise. The claims are circulating on social media and elsewhere just as virus outbreaks are hitting many reopened U.S. schools — particularly those without mask mandates.

LRC Public Information

Public middle and high schools in Kentucky would be required to teach the history of racism in the U.S. under a bill prefiled by state Democratic Rep. Attica Scott.

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Officials are cautioning Kentuckians not to rely on monoclonal antibody treatments as a substitute for vaccination against COVID-19, especially now that the sought-after treatment is in short supply.

Advanced D&D Episode 29

Sep 15, 2021

In this episode, Dan & DeBraun react to Biden's new vaccine mandates, the Met Gala, & the California recall election catch up on Reservation Dogs, All Hail The King, Marvel's What If?, Star Wars KOTOR remake, Dan shares his love for Arby's, & more!

*Views expressed on this podcast do not represent those of WUKY*

UK HealthCare

This week on Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine we catch up with Baillie McCane, UK Trauma outreach and injury prevention coordinator.  She talks about two issues of particular importance; Back To School Safety and September being Falls Prevention Awareness Month. 


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