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Management of post-acute Covid-19 in primary care

12 Aug, 2020 | 02:42h | UTC

Management of post-acute covid-19 in primary care – The BMJ

Commentary: We Need to Take Care of the Growing Number of Long-term COVID-19 Patients – TIME

 

 


Opinion: Track COVID-19 sickness, not just positive tests and deaths

12 Aug, 2020 | 02:40h | UTC

Track COVID-19 sickness, not just positive tests and deaths – Nature

 


Filtration efficiency of hospital face mask alternatives available for use during the Covid-19 pandemic

12 Aug, 2020 | 02:36h | UTC

Filtration Efficiency of Hospital Face Mask Alternatives Available for Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic – JAMA Internal Medicine

Editorial: Filtration Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Availability of N95 Face Masks for COVID-19 Prevention

Commentary: Sanitized N95s acceptable alternatives to new masks, JAMA study finds – Healthcare Dive

 


Delay routine dental checkups, WHO urges, until COVID risk is known

12 Aug, 2020 | 02:26h | UTC

Delay routine dental checkups, WHO urges, until COVID risk is known – Reuters

Related WHO Guidance: Considerations for the provision of essential oral health services in the context of COVID-19 – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Patient-reported outcomes: Central to the management of COVID-19

11 Aug, 2020 | 10:24h | UTC

Patient-reported outcomes: central to the management of COVID-19 – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[Preprint] Systematic review: SARS-CoV-2 and the role of orofecal transmission

11 Aug, 2020 | 10:22h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 and the Role of Orofecal Transmission: Systematic Review – medRxiv

 


What we are learning about Covid-19 and kids

11 Aug, 2020 | 10:16h | UTC

What we are learning about Covid-19 and kids – The Guardian

 


Chronic fatigue syndrome a possible long-term effect of Covid-19, experts say

11 Aug, 2020 | 10:13h | UTC

Chronic fatigue syndrome a possible long-term effect of Covid-19, experts say – CNN

 


Children can get severe COVID-19, CDC Says — Especially black and hispanic children

10 Aug, 2020 | 02:13h | UTC

Children Can Get Severe COVID-19, CDC Says — Especially Black And Hispanic Children – NPR

Original Study: Hospitalization Rates and Characteristics of Children Aged <18 Years Hospitalized with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 — COVID-NET, 14 States, March 1–July 25, 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

 


Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

10 Aug, 2020 | 02:08h | UTC

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective – CNN

Original study: Low-cost measurement of facemask efficacy for filtering expelled droplets during speech – Science Advances

 


Saliva as a noninvasive specimen for detection of SARS-CoV-2

10 Aug, 2020 | 02:03h | UTC

Saliva as a Noninvasive Specimen for Detection of SARS-CoV-2 – Journal of Clinical Microbiology

 


Interventions for escalation of therapy for acute exacerbations of asthma in children: An overview of Cochrane Reviews

10 Aug, 2020 | 01:52h | UTC

Interventions for escalation of therapy for acute exacerbations of asthma in children: an overview of Cochrane Reviews – Cochrane Library

Summary: Interventions for acute severe asthma attacks in children: an overview of Cochrane Reviews – Cochrane Library

 


[Abstract Only] Case-control study: Maternal use of specific antidepressant medications during early pregnancy and the risk of selected birth defects

10 Aug, 2020 | 01:51h | UTC

Maternal Use of Specific Antidepressant Medications During Early Pregnancy and the Risk of Selected Birth Defects – JAMA Psychiatry

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Prevention of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo with Vit D supplementation

10 Aug, 2020 | 01:49h | UTC

Prevention of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo with Vit D Supplementation: A Randomized Trial – Neurology

Commentary: Fewer Vertigo Recurrences with Vitamin D, Calcium – Physician’s Weekly

 


Study: Even asymptomatic people carry the coronavirus in high amounts

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:35h | UTC

Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts – The New York Times

Original Study: Clinical Course and Molecular Viral Shedding Among Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Patients With SARS-CoV-2 Infection in a Community Treatment Center in the Republic of Korea – JAMA Internal Medicine

 


[Preprint] Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: A living systematic review and meta-analysis

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:33h | UTC

Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections: a living systematic review and meta-analysis – medRxiv

 


How safe is your school’s reopening plan? Here’s what to look for

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:30h | UTC

How Safe Is Your School’s Reopening Plan? Here’s What To Look For – NPR

 


[Preprint] Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:18h | UTC

Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection – medRxiv

Commentary: Severe fatigue common in COVID-19, independent of disease severity – News Medical

 


AAP Clinical Report: Long-acting reversible contraception: specific issues for adolescents

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:10h | UTC

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Specific Issues for Adolescents – Pediatrics

Commentary: Teens need easy access to condoms and long-acting reversible contraception, say pediatricians – CNN

 


[Abstract Only] Study: A second bone mineral density measurement 3 years after the initial measurement is not associated with improved accuracy of fracture risk assessment

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:05h | UTC

Serial Bone Density Measurement and Incident Fracture Risk Discrimination in Postmenopausal Women – JAMA Internal Medicine

Commentary: Second BMD Measurement Not Beneficial for Identifying Hip Fracture – Physician’s Weekly

 


Randomized trial: Effect of spinal manipulative and mobilization therapies in young adults with mild to moderate chronic low back pain

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:03h | UTC

Effect of Spinal Manipulative and Mobilization Therapies in Young Adults With Mild to Moderate Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

 


WHO rapid advice guide: Use of chest imaging in the diagnosis and management of COVID-19

6 Aug, 2020 | 03:03h | UTC

Use of Chest Imaging in the Diagnosis and Management of COVID-19: A WHO Rapid Advice Guide – Radiology

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Continuing vs. tapering glucocorticoids after achievement of low disease activity or remission in rheumatoid arthritis

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:53h | UTC

Continuing versus tapering glucocorticoids after achievement of low disease activity or remission in rheumatoid arthritis (SEMIRA): a double-blind, multicentre, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

Commentary: Reducing corticosteroid use in rheumatoid arthritis – Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:51h | UTC

Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Podcast: Update on Congestive Heart Failure – JAMA

 


AHA Scientific statement: Medical marijuana, recreational cannabis, and cardiovascular health

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:40h | UTC

Medical Marijuana, Recreational Cannabis, and Cardiovascular Health: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation

News Release: Cannabis use shows substantial risks, no benefits for cardiovascular health; more research is critical – American Heart Association

Commentaries: Weed is not good for your heart, studies say – CNN AND Heart risks of marijuana use need more research – American Heart Association

 


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