Lupus: Open Access

Lupus: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2684-1630

Amit P Ladani

Division of Rheumatology,Department of Medicine, West Virginia University, West Virginia, USA

  • Review Article   
    Rheumatology and COVID-19
    Author(s): Amit P Ladani*

    COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of medicine, with the field of rheumatology being no exception. Although it is less common for a rheumatologist to manage critically ill COVID-19 patients directly, they face many questions from the frontline healthcare workers. At the beginning of the pandemic, numerous inquiries about managing rheumatic medications from primary care physicians and patients flooded the rheumatologist’s office. As with every new disease, there was a paucity of data, lack of clear understanding, and guidance causing confusion and anxiety amongst the physician community and vulnerable population about managing rheumatic medications. The medical fraternity took the challenge head-on. Significant progress has been achieved within a relatively short period in understanding and tackling COVID-19, and rheumatologists were able to provide provisional recommend.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.36648/2684-1630.21.6.162

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