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MASKS, WHAT ARE THEY GOOD FOR…. A PULMONOLOGIST’S VIEW OF MASKS, BREATHING AND CARBON DIOXIDE TOXICITY DEEPAK SHRIVASTAVA, MD
July 8, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
You have reopened your office and procured the necessary N95 masks. You and your staff are safe and protected. Maybe or maybe not. Practitioners have reported symptoms ranging from headache and fatigue, to brain fog and irritability. In this webinar, pulmonologist and sleep physician, Dr. Shrivastava will discuss how wearing masks can affect breathing and lead to carbon dioxide toxicity. He will discuss the variety of symptoms that can occur and offer suggestions for what can be done now and possible remedies in the the future.
Dr. Shrivastava trained at the State University of New York and the University of California, Davis. He has been practicing Sleep Medicine in the Central Valley and the Bay Area since completing his sleep medicine training at Stanford University in 1989. He is board certified in Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Internal medicine and Polysomnography technology.
Dr. Shrivastava is a Professor of Medicine, Sleep, Pulmonary and Critical Care at the UC Davis School of Medicine. He is the recipient of many academic and service awards.
Dr. Shrivastava is actively involved in leadership, political advocacy and sleep medicine training of healthcare providers in the U.S. and abroad. He regularly presents and publishes on sleep medicine and sleep dentistry.
1 CE Credit to AAPMD Members