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Articles By Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH

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COVID: DMARDs, Steroids, a Vaccine - and how long will this continue?

Dr. Kevin Winthrop reviews all things COVID-related including abstract L01 from the 2020 ACR Convergence, steroids and DMARDs, vaccination status - and how long this pandemic will last.

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COVID and Rheumatic Disease Patients: Dr. Kevin Winthrop

Portland-based Dr. Kevin Winthrop from OHSU discusses Saturday ACR 2020 posters #0623 and #0629 related to COVID-19 and rheumatic disease patients.

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Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections - Diagnosis and Management for the Rheumatologist

Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial infections are among the most frequently reported opportunistic infections in the setting of biologic therapy. While there are hundreds of NTM species, only a minority are clinically relevant. In this review, I'll address important NTM diagnosis and management issues relevant to patients receiving biologic therapy. 

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Do's and Don'ts of Vaccination: a (Very) Brief Guide for Rheumatologists

The five do's and don'ts when it comes to vaccinating your patients. 

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