COVID-19 LIVE FORUM:

A Discussion With the APP Community

Questions & Answers

How are you handling new patients? Are you seeing them in clinic and then follow ups via telehealth?

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Reports of possible aerosol transmission (outdoor choir practice in Washington State) plus Icelandic reports of asymptomatic patients spreading virus, should we ALL be in masks?

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Have those of you that have seen patients being treated with hydroxychloroquine...do they get better, does it seem to help?

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How are outpatient rheumatology clinics dealing with the plaquenil shortage?

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Celexa? is that what Eileen said

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There is trial being done in Germany and Australia, regarding vaccination with BCG and possible protection from COVID-19, Could Lenny comment on how BCG vaccine changes the immune system?

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Tony, could tamiflu be used as a treatment?

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What is the benefit, if any, of adding azith to hydroxychloroquine

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I have heard that some rheumatology professionals are not starting immunosuppressive therapy i.e. methotrexate, prednisone to biologics. What is your take on this?

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I recommend to 'follow the money. Why COVID-19' is so avid for well oxigenated tissues?

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I see there is a JAK inhibitor being studied for COVid looking to see rate of ARDS and the role of CRP and TNFa. Could there be a benefit to this suppression for covid patients?

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So, if there is a new RA or Psa, do you tell them they just have to wait to start treatment? Continue there nsaid??

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We have had a number of patients asking for direction on whether they should be working as their jobs are considered “essential”. Our clinic typically has steered clear of recommending against work as we do not want to be involved with disability paperwork (short term or long term).

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How do people get Prolia/Evenity patients treated?

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Any differences based on ethnicity?

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Can you explain the difference between immunosuppressant and immunmodulator med

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Have any of you seen a livedo type rash that is some time transient as of yet with patients?

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We are doing drive up Prolia visits as well as home visits

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