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Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #7

June 23, 2020

Mutual pick: DEXAMETHASONE for COVID-19 – Ready for Prime Time For over a week the medical world has reeled after being assailed by a press release from the UK telling us a study from Oxford (part of the massive national RECOVERY trial, a five-arm investigation designed to identify treatments that may be beneficial for people … Read more Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #7

My Rheumatology Practice during COVID-19: Pennsylvania

June 18, 2020

  By Timothy Howard, DO I currently have a solo, private practice with several offices in Bucks and Montgomery Counties in Southeast PA, outside of Philadelphia. The area I am in is some of the hardest-hit areas in Pennsylvania with COVID-19 due to being in a metropolitan area as well as proximity to New Jersey … Read more My Rheumatology Practice during COVID-19: Pennsylvania

Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #6

June 17, 2020

Sorting out asymptomatic/pauci-symptomatic transmission and the importance of masks in the office and in life This week we would like to bring your attention to a couple of articles published on the asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection. We think this is a really important concept and reinforces the high importance of continuing to wear masks and social … Read more Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #6

Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #5

June 9, 2020

This week in addition to our ‘picks’, I want to remind all United Rheumatology members to feel free to reach out to me or Cassie (or both) for challenging issues that COVID may have brought to your practice or your lives that we may be able to assist you with. We clearly don’t have all … Read more Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #5

My Rheumatology Practice during COVID-19: North Carolina

June 8, 2020

By Suneya G. Hogarty, DO, FACOI It’s been almost two months since my last posting. “COVID time” passes both quickly and slowly, as each day brings new challenges and situations, requiring creativity and flexibility. Living in the “now” is certainly a useful skill set and one that I am honing! We have now brought back … Read more My Rheumatology Practice during COVID-19: North Carolina

Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #4

June 2, 2020

Cassie and I have made allusions to Sisyphus many times in the past week who as we all know was a king who was punished for deceitfulness by being forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill only for it to roll down every time it neared the top, repeating this action for eternity. … Read more Cassie and Len Calabrese’s COVID-19 Corner: Issue #4

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