The only way to really know what’s happening in the hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic is to talk to a health-care professional who is actually on the front lines. So that’s why Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner spoke to Dr. Joseph Feuerstein at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut so we can hear firsthand how things have changed in the past two months…which treatments are working and which are not…and what the forecast is as we plan to return to life outside of quarantine.
In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator Podcast with Sarah Hiner, Dr. Joseph Feuerstein, director of integrative medicine at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut, shares his front-line experience in one of the hotbeds of the outbreak, as well as his personal experience when he developed COVID-19 and his treatment with hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin.
- How things have changed in the past 8 weeks (3:44 – 6:51)
- Can the system handle a spike in cases? (6:51 – 10:15)
- Medical teams learning to handle cases better (10:15 – 12:10)
- Treatments currently being used/tested varies depending on the individual (12:10 – 13:51)
- Convalescent plasma— being used to avoid ventilators (13:51 – 16:45)
- Hit it hard as quickly as possible to avoid extreme demise (16:45 – 18:35)
- How the ER decides who can go home and who needs to be admitted to the hospital (18:35 – 20:13)
- Testing status—are they accurate? (20:13 – 22:22)
- When should someone come to the hospital vs. treat at home (22:22 – 24:22)
- Dr. Feuerstein’s view on plaquenil and antibiotics and remdesivir (24:22 – 27:14)
- Three-prong approach to opening the country (27:14 – 29:00)
- Your immune system is what is critical (29:00 – 29:48)
- Protocol for healing at home (29:48 – 30:55)
- How to use supplements properly with corona (30:55 – 33:04)
- Use of different supplements at different stages of coronavirus (astragalus, quercetin, zinc, melatonin) (33:04 – 41:42)
- Miracles are happening even in the hospital (41:42 – 42:40)
- Patients do better on their stomachs (42:40 – 43:14)
- Working together to beat coronavirus (43:14 –
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