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Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #3

May 26, 2020

As we review the now over 14,000 articles published on COVID-19 we aim to draw your attention to something that has caught our eye, either clinically or scientific. This week, we focus on two articles I believe can help us better understand COVID-19 disease pathogenesis, a field that is evolving rapidly. I love Cassie’s pick … Read more Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #3

Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #2

May 19, 2020

Len’s Pick The essentials of understanding SARS-CoV-2 laboratory diagnosis and immunity  One of the hottest topics in COVID-19 disease is the use of diagnostic testing. This topic includes both the identification of active infection as well as serologic testing which may provide evidence of immunity. This is a fast-moving field and work in progress but … Read more Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #2

The Top 5 Things We Need To Conquer COVID-19

May 18, 2020

By Andrew L. Concoff, MD, FACR, CAQSM In this, the last of the installments of the 19 Things We Need, we have finally made it to the Top 5. Here we have the most urgent and essential questions that will make or break our further response to the pandemic. Perhaps not surprisingly, these items are … Read more The Top 5 Things We Need To Conquer COVID-19

Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #1

May 12, 2020

Cassandra Calabrese, DO, and Leonard H. Calabrese, DO will provide weekly newsletter articles focused on COVID-19. Let us introduce you to a great resource in the form of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine’s COVID-19 Curbside Consults. This is the brainchild of Brian Mandell MD PhD, editor in chief of CCJM, who is both our … Read more Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #1

Greetings From Florida!

May 11, 2020

This is part of a series looking at different practices of all sizes and locations, and how they are all dealing with issues during this pandemic.  By Carlos M. Alonso, MD, RhMSUS We have a 5-physician practice serving the South Florida community for 20 years. We have dealt with natural weather disasters, but none of … Read more Greetings From Florida!

Greetings From North Carolina!

May 4, 2020

This is part of a series looking at different practices of all sizes and locations, and how they are all dealing with issues during this pandemic.  By Suneya G. Hogarty, DO, FACOI We are a multi-specialty practice with one rheumatologist and one NP, who primarily sees rheumatology patients. We practice in rural eastern North Carolina, … Read more Greetings From North Carolina!

19 Things We Need to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 3

April 29, 2020

By Andrew L. Concoff, MD, FACR, CAQSM In Part III of this series, we continue the countdown of the list of what we need to overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic. In this installment, we turn to issues of testing and the policy that flows from testing data. Pandemic public health policy requires absolute … Read more 19 Things We Need to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 3

Greetings From Indiana!

April 28, 2020

This is part of a series looking at different practices of all sizes and locations, and how they are all dealing with issues during this pandemic.  By Doug Smith, MD Today, I am sitting in my office at 2:30 pm with little to do other than a feeble attempt to write this synopsis. I am … Read more Greetings From Indiana!

19 Things We Need to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 2

April 27, 2020

By Andrew L. Concoff, MD, FACR, CAQSM In Part II of this series, we continue the countdown of the list of what we need to overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic. We seem at this stage in the outbreak to be at an awkward transition phase. Some communities have already borne the brunt of … Read more 19 Things We Need to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part 2

Greetings From Washington State!

April 24, 2020

This is part of a series looking at different practices of all sizes and locations, and how they are all dealing with issues during this pandemic.  By Jeff R. Peterson, MD Our clinic is a three doctor and one nurse practitioner practice that has been in operation for three years in the north end of … Read more Greetings From Washington State!