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Guideline: Prone Position Ventilation in Non-Intubated, Spontaneously Ventilating Patients

11 Jun, 2020 | 09:47h | UTC

Prone position ventilation in non-intubated, spontaneously ventilating patients: New guidance from the Intensive Care Society (UK) and existing evidence – Journal of the Intensive Care Society


Why, When, and How to Use Lung Ultrasound During the COVID-19 Pandemic

11 Jun, 2020 | 09:46h | UTC

Why, when, and how to use lung ultrasound during the COVID-19 pandemic: enthusiasm and caution – European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging


10-minute Consultation: Assessment and Management of Adults with Asthma During the Covid-19 Pandemic

9 Jun, 2020 | 05:01h | UTC

Assessment and management of adults with asthma during the covid-19 pandemic – The BMJ


CHEST Guideline: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with COVID-19

8 Jun, 2020 | 04:39h | UTC

Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with COVID-19: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report – CHEST


Meta-Analysis: Noninvasive Oxygenation Strategies Reduces All-Cause Mortality in Adults with Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure

5 Jun, 2020 | 04:37h | UTC

Association of Noninvasive Oxygenation Strategies with All-Cause Mortality in Adults With Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Alternatives to Invasive Ventilation in the COVID-19 Pandemic (free for a limited period)


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CT in Covid-19: A Systematic Review of Chest CT Findings

2 Jun, 2020 | 04:56h | UTC

CT in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a systematic review of chest CT findings in 4410 adult patients – European Radiology


WHO Interim Guidance: Clinical Management of COVID-19

28 May, 2020 | 10:02h | UTC

Clinical management of COVID-19 – World Health Organization


Clinical Guidance: Thromboembolism and Anticoagulant Therapy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

25 May, 2020 | 01:43h | UTC

Thromboembolism and anticoagulant therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic: interim clinical guidance from the anticoagulation forum – Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis

Related: Coagulation abnormalities and thrombosis in patients with COVID-19 – The Lancet AND COVID-19 and its implications for thrombosis and anticoagulation – Blood AND Prevention and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection: A Consensus Statement before Guidelines – Thrombosis and Haemostasis AND Thrombosis and COVID-19: FAQs For Current Practice – American College of Cardiology


Guidance for Tracheostomy in the COVID-19 Era

18 May, 2020 | 02:05h | UTC

Tracheostomy in the COVID-19 era: global and multidisciplinary guidance – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

Commentary: Walking the line between benefit and harm from tracheostomy in COVID-19 – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine


Review: Pulmonary Complications Associated with Veno-arterial ECMO

14 May, 2020 | 02:22h | UTC

Pulmonary complications associated with veno-arterial extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation: a comprehensive review – Critical Care


ERS Guideline: Withdrawal of Inhaled Corticosteroids in COPD

14 May, 2020 | 02:17h | UTC

Withdrawal of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A European Respiratory Society Guideline – European Respiratory Journal


Proposal for a COVID-19 Imaging Reporting and Data System (COVID-RADS)

5 May, 2020 | 04:46h | UTC

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) imaging reporting and data system (COVID-RADS) and common lexicon: a proposal based on the imaging data of 37 studies – Chest

Related: CO-RADS – A categorical CT assessment scheme for patients with suspected COVID-19: definition and evaluation – Radiology


Guideline: Treatment of Patients with Nonsevere and Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019

3 May, 2020 | 22:10h | UTC

Treatment of patients with nonsevere and severe coronavirus disease 2019: an evidence-based guideline – Canadian Medical Association Journal


CO-RADS – A Categorical CT Assessment Scheme for Patients with Suspected COVID-19

1 May, 2020 | 03:48h | UTC

CO-RADS – A categorical CT assessment scheme for patients with suspected COVID-19: definition and evaluation – Radiology


COVID-19 and Its Implications for Thrombosis and Anticoagulation

30 Apr, 2020 | 04:13h | UTC

COVID-19 and its implications for thrombosis and anticoagulation – Blood


BTS Guideline for the Use of Long-term Macrolides in Adults with Respiratory Disease

29 Apr, 2020 | 04:49h | UTC

British Thoracic Society guideline for the use of long-term macrolides in adults with respiratory disease – BMJ Open Respiratory Research


Systematic Review: Antidepressants for Smoking Cessation

29 Apr, 2020 | 04:40h | UTC

Antidepressants for smoking cessation – Cochrane Library

Summary: Do medicines used to treat depression help people to quit smoking? – Cochrane Library


IDSA Guidelines on Infection Prevention in Patients with Suspected or Known COVID-19

28 Apr, 2020 | 04:47h | UTC

Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on Infection Prevention in Patients with Suspected or Known COVID-19

See also: Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on the Treatment and Management of Patients with COVID-19 Infection


Report: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Thromboembolic Complications in COVID-19

28 Apr, 2020 | 04:45h | UTC

Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Thromboembolic Complications in COVID-19: Report of the National Institute for Public Health of the Netherlands – Radiology


Community-acquired Pneumonia: Strategies for Triage and Treatment

24 Apr, 2020 | 03:20h | UTC

Community-acquired pneumonia: Strategies for triage and treatment – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine


Meta-Analysis: Interventions for the Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:22h | UTC

Interventions for the management of malignant pleural effusions: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library


ATS Guideline: Diagnosis and Detection of Sarcoidosis

21 Apr, 2020 | 08:00h | UTC

Diagnosis and Detection of Sarcoidosis. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

News Release: First official ATS practice guidelines for Sarcoidosis cover diagnosis and detection – American Thoracic Society


New ATS Guideline: Pharmacologic Management of COPD

15 Apr, 2020 | 03:49h | UTC

Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline

Commentary: New COPD Guidelines Issued – NEJM Journal Watch


NICE Guideline: Venous Thromboembolic Diseases

30 Mar, 2020 | 02:27h | UTC

Venous thromboembolic diseases: diagnosis, management and thrombophilia testing – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence


New WHO Recommendations to Prevent Tuberculosis

25 Mar, 2020 | 02:55h | UTC

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis: module 1: prevention: tuberculosis preventive treatment – World Health Organization (free)

News Release: New WHO recommendations to prevent tuberculosis aim to save millions of lives – World Health Organization (free)

See also: Handbook (free)

Commentaries: Don’t forget chronic lung and immune conditions during covid-19, says WHO – The BMJ (free) AND As COVID-19 rages, WHO calls for more efforts to prevent TB – CIDRAP (free)


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