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Cohort Study: Mortality and Pulmonary Complications in Surgical Patients with Covid-19

1 Jun, 2020 | 04:02h | UTC

Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study – The Lancet

Commentaries: Mitigating the risks of surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic – The Lancet AND COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative death – University of Birmingham AND Clinicians must carefully balance risk of complications linked to SARS-CoV2 infection with risks of delaying surgery – The Lancet

 


Cohort Studies: Clinical Impact of COVID-19 on Patients with Cancer

1 Jun, 2020 | 04:00h | UTC

Study 1: Clinical impact of COVID-19 on patients with cancer (CCC19): a cohort study – The Lancet

Study 2: COVID-19 mortality in patients with cancer on chemotherapy or other anticancer treatments: a prospective cohort study – The Lancet

Commentaries: Studies highlight COVID-19 impact on cancer patients – CIDRAP AND Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find – MedicalXpress AND Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find – Associated Press AND Cancer and COVID-19: what do we really know? – The Lancet

Related: Cancer patients and research during COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review of current evidence – Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology

 


An Open Letter to Mehra et al and The Lancet

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:58h | UTC

An open letter to Mehra et al and The Lancet – Zenodo

See also: Disputed Hydroxychloroquine Study Brings Scrutiny to Surgisphere – The Scientist AND A Study Out of Thin Air – Medicine (Un)Censored

 


Perspective: Will Evidence-Based Medicine Survive COVID-19?

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:56h | UTC

Will Evidence-Based Medicine Survive COVID-19? – Boston Review

 


Review: Neuropathogenesis and Neurologic Manifestations of the Coronaviruses in the Age of Coronavirus Disease 2019

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:55h | UTC

Neuropathogenesis and Neurologic Manifestations of the Coronaviruses in the Age of Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Review – JAMA Neurology

Commentary: Expert reaction a review and a case study looking at neurological manifestations associated with COVID-19 disease and other coronaviruses – Science Media Centre

Related: A Review of Neurological Complications of COVID-19 – Cureus

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Reappraisal of the Treatment Duration of Antibiotic Regimens for Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis in Adult Women

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:31h | UTC

Reappraisal of the treatment duration of antibiotic regimens for acute uncomplicated cystitis in adult women: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of 61 randomised clinical trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

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Cohort Study: Clinical Characteristics, Etiology, and Initial Management Strategy of Newly Diagnosed Periprosthetic Joint Infection

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:29h | UTC

Clinical Characteristics, Etiology, and Initial Management Strategy of Newly Diagnosed Periprosthetic Joint Infection: A Multicenter, Prospective Observational Cohort Study of 783 Patients – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

 


Editorial: Shielding from Covid-19 Should be Stratified by Risk

29 May, 2020 | 03:34h | UTC

Shielding from covid-19 should be stratified by risk – The BMJ

 


Study in a Cruise Boat Showed 81% of Patients Infected with Covid-19 were Asymptomatic

29 May, 2020 | 03:31h | UTC

COVID-19: in the footsteps of Ernest Shackleton – Thorax

Commentaries: New Paper Finds Startling Number Of Asymptomatic Covid-19 Carriers – Forbes AND Asymptomatic COVID-19 cases may be more common than suspected – NBC News AND Cruise ship study hints at many ‘silent’ COVID-19 infections – The BMJ

 


42% of Patients with Covid-19 Asymptomatic in Study from China

29 May, 2020 | 03:29h | UTC

Comparison of Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Asymptomatic vs Symptomatic Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Wuhan, China – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries: 40% of COVID-19 patients may be asymptomatic as disease progresses – UPI AND How Common Are Asymptomatic Cases of COVID-19? – U.S News

 


Opinion: Using Controlled Trials to Resolve Key Unknowns About Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

29 May, 2020 | 03:27h | UTC

Using Controlled Trials to Resolve Key Unknowns About Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic – JAMA

 


Conducting Clinical Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Protecting Scientific Integrity

29 May, 2020 | 03:26h | UTC

Conducting Clinical Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Protecting Scientific Integrity – JAMA

 


Perspective: For Seniors, COVID-19 Sets Off A Pandemic Of Despair

29 May, 2020 | 03:23h | UTC

For Seniors, COVID-19 Sets Off A Pandemic Of Despair – Kaiser Health News

 


Wastewater Testing Gains Traction as a Covid-19 Early Warning System

29 May, 2020 | 03:22h | UTC

Wastewater testing gains traction as a Covid-19 early warning system – STAT

Related: SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater anticipated COVID-19 occurrence in a low prevalence area – Water Research AND New Research Examines Wastewater to Detect Community Spread of Covid-19

 


Opinion: Ethical Guidelines for Deliberately Infecting Volunteers with COVID-19 to Speed Vaccine Development

29 May, 2020 | 03:19h | UTC

Ethical guidelines for deliberately infecting volunteers with COVID-19 – Journal of Medical Ethics

Commentary: COVID-19 vaccine development: New guidelines for ethical approach to infecting trial volunteers – University of Warwick

Related: Challenge trials can speed development of a Covid-19 vaccine. Planning for them needs to start now – STAT AND AstraZeneca says it may consider exposing vaccine trial participants to virus – Reuters

 


Ethical Guidelines for COVID-19 Tracing Apps

29 May, 2020 | 03:18h | UTC

Ethical guidelines for COVID-19 tracing apps – Nature

 


Observational Study: Many Patients with Covid-19 in the ICU Develop Thromboembolism Despite Routine Prophylaxis

29 May, 2020 | 03:17h | UTC

Routine Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis May Be Inadequate in the Hypercoagulable State of Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 – Critical Care Medicine

 


Study: Face Mask Use in Households May Reduce Secondary Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

29 May, 2020 | 03:15h | UTC

Reduction of secondary transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in households by face mask use, disinfection and social distancing: a cohort study in Beijing, China – The BMJ Global Health

Commentaries: Wearing face masks at home might help ward off COVID-19 spread among family members – BMJ AND Expert reaction to study looking at face masks in the home – Science Media Centre

 


Small Study Shows No Evidence of Secondary Transmission of COVID-19 from Children Attending School

29 May, 2020 | 03:14h | UTC

No evidence of secondary transmission of COVID-19 from children attending school in Ireland, 2020 – Eurosurveillance

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Postoperative Continuation of Antibiotic Prophylaxis Does Not Reduce the Incidence of Surgical Site Infections

29 May, 2020 | 03:09h | UTC

Effect of postoperative continuation of antibiotic prophylaxis on the incidence of surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


WHO Interim Guidance: Clinical Management of COVID-19

28 May, 2020 | 10:02h | UTC

Clinical management of COVID-19 – World Health Organization

 


Systematic Review: Hydroxychloroquine or Chloroquine for Treatment or Prophylaxis of COVID-19

28 May, 2020 | 09:59h | UTC

Hydroxychloroquine or Chloroquine for Treatment or Prophylaxis of COVID-19: A Living Systematic Review – Annals of Internal Medicine

 


Remdesivir for Covid-19: A 5-day Course is Similarly Effective as a 10-day Course

28 May, 2020 | 10:00h | UTC

Remdesivir for 5 or 10 Days in Patients with Severe Covid-19 – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Face Coverings for the Public: Laying Straw Men to Rest, by Trisha Greenhalgh

28 May, 2020 | 09:57h | UTC

Face coverings for the public: Laying straw men to rest – Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice

Related: Face coverings for the lay public: an alternative view – CEBM Oxford AND Cloth Masks May Prevent Transmission of COVID-19: An Evidence-Based, Risk-Based Approach – Annals of Internal Medicine

 

 


Perspective: Reducing Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

28 May, 2020 | 09:55h | UTC

Reducing transmission of SARS-CoV-2 – Science

 


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