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#205 COVID Cakes and Hot Takes with Rahul Ganatra MD

#205 COVID Cakes and Hot Takes with Rahul Ganatra MD

Update: 2020-04-10
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Rundown of recent COVID articles and news stories including: Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, serologic testing, use of convalescent plasma, economic inequality / health disparities... and COVID in cats?! We’re joined by Curbsider/Internist/Epidemiologist, Rahul Ganatra MD, @rbganatra (VA Boston) who provides critical appraisal of the article that inspired Trump’s infamous hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin comment. Plus, @Paulnwilliamz and @cjchiu give us  some telehealth along with the usual antics. 

 

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Credits

  • Written, Produced by: Rahul Ganatra MD, Chris Chiu MD, FACP, FAAP; Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP
  • Cover Art and Show Notes by: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Hosts: Chris Chiu MD, FACP, FAAP; Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP   
  • Editor: Matthew Watto MD 
  • Guest: Rahul Ganatra MD

 

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Goals

Listeners will hone their skills in critical appraisal as they update themselves on all things COVID-19

 

Learning objectives

After listening to this episode listeners will...

  1. Discuss the limitations in the evidence for hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin as treatment for COVID-19
  2. Discuss some challenges of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic
  3. Be aware of racial disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic
  4. Explain the rationale for serologic testing and the use of convalescent plasma in COVID-19 disease

 

Disclosures

Dr Ganatra reports no relevant financial disclosures. The Curbsiders report no relevant financial disclosures. 

 

Citation

Ganatra R, Williams PN, Chiu CJ, Watto MF. “#205 COVID Cakes and Hotakes with Rahul Ganatra MD”. The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast. https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list April 10, 2020.

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#205 COVID Cakes and Hot Takes with Rahul Ganatra MD

#205 COVID Cakes and Hot Takes with Rahul Ganatra MD