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CDC Study: Suspected SARS-CoV-2 reinfections in a skilled nursing facility

28 Feb, 2021 | 21:55h | UTC

Suspected Recurrent SARS-CoV-2 Infections Among Residents of a Skilled Nursing Facility During a Second COVID-19 Outbreak — Kentucky, July–November 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentaries: Possible SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection Described at Skilled Nursing Facility – HealthDay AND Reinfections could be more likely among those with a mild first case of COVID-19: case study – CTV News

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – Click for more)

 


New report reviews methods for reducing waste, improving efficiency with expensive injectable medications

28 Feb, 2021 | 21:29h | UTC

New Report Reviews Methods for Reducing Waste, Improving Efficiency With Expensive Injectable Medications – The ASCO Post

Summary: Medications in Single-Dose Vials and Implications of Discarded Injectable Drugs: A National Academies Report – JAMA

Original report: Medications in Single Dose Vials: Implications of Discarded Drugs (2021) – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Indian Guidelines for pediatric skin care in neonates, infants, and children

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:37h | UTC

Indian Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for Pediatric Skin Care

 


WHO Report: Preparing for Long COVID 2021

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:46h | UTC

In the wake of the pandemic: preparing for Long COVID (2021) – World Health Organization

News release: New policy brief calls on decision-makers to support patients as 1 in 10 report symptoms of “long COVID” – World Health Organization

Commentaries: Long COVID sufferer still has disease’s debilitating symptoms nearly a year after first falling ill – EuroNews AND Debilitating ‘long-COVID’ may have severe health, social impacts: WHO – Reuters

Related: Dr. Fauci says new data suggests ‘long’ Covid symptoms can last up to 9 months – CNBC

 


New protocol tested SARS-CoV-2 positivity on day 9 among quarantined student contacts of confirmed cases, resulting in safe reduction in loss of instructional time

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:42h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 Positivity on or After 9 Days Among Quarantined Student Contacts of Confirmed Cases – JAMA

Commentary: Is the CDC 10-day COVID-19 quarantine guideline enough? – News Medical

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Effect of screening by clinical breast examination on breast cancer incidence and mortality after 20 years

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:34h | UTC

Effect of screening by clinical breast examination on breast cancer incidence and mortality after 20 years: prospective, cluster randomised controlled trial in Mumbai – The BMJ

Commentaries: The story of the Mumbai breast screening study – The BMJ Opinion

 

 


Decreasing patient-reported burden of treatment: A systematic review of quantitative interventional studies

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:21h | UTC

Decreasing patient-reported burden of treatment: A systematic review of quantitative interventional studies – PLOS One

 


Physical Activity: what’s the latest guidance?

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:19h | UTC

Physical Activity: what’s the latest guidance? – Evidently Cochrane

See also: New WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behavior – Every move counts towards better health (Guideline and commentaries)

 


Medication review interventions to reduce hospital readmissions in older people

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:14h | UTC

Medication review interventions to reduce hospital readmissions in older people – Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


How the COVID-19 pandemic will change the future of critical care

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:49h | UTC

How the COVID-19 pandemic will change the future of critical care – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


FDA: No credible evidence of food or food packaging associated with viral transmission of SARS-CoV-2

23 Feb, 2021 | 02:05h | UTC

COVID-19 Update: USDA, FDA Underscore Current Epidemiologic and Scientific Information Indicating No Transmission of COVID-19 Through Food or Food Packaging – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Commentary: FDA: COVID-19 Not Transmitted by Food or Packaging – WebMD

 


WHO call to action: Vaccine equity declaration – We must accelerate vaccine equity for all health workers – Now

19 Feb, 2021 | 03:03h | UTC

Call to Action: Vaccine Equity Declaration – World Health Organization

 


Fauci: There’s evidence COVID-19 vaccines don’t just protect you — they may stop you from spreading the virus to others, too

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:46h | UTC

Fauci: There’s evidence COVID-19 vaccines don’t just protect you — they may stop you from spreading the virus to others, too – Insider

Related: [Preprint] Covid-19 vaccination associated with reduced viral load, may reduce transmission (study and commentary)

 


SR: Integrating palliative care in ambulatory care of noncancer serious chronic illness

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:28h | UTC

Integrating Palliative Care in Ambulatory Care of Noncancer Serious Chronic Illness: A Systematic Review – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Full report: Integrating Palliative Care in Ambulatory Care of Noncancer Serious Chronic Illness

Evidence summary: Integrating Palliative Care in Ambulatory Care of Noncancer Serious Illness

 


AAP: 2021 Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care

18 Feb, 2021 | 03:01h | UTC

2021 Recommendations for screenings and assessments at each well-child visit from infancy through adolescence – American Academy of Pediatrics

Recommendations: Periodicity Schedule

 


Video: Emergency intubation in Covid-19

18 Feb, 2021 | 03:16h | UTC

Emergency Intubation in Covid-19 – New England Journal of Medicine

 


M-A: Preventable medication harm across health care settings

18 Feb, 2021 | 02:43h | UTC

Preventable medication harm across health care settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis – BMC Medicine

Commentary: Preventable medication harm across health care settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis – PSNet

 


Covid-19: Are cloth masks still effective? And other questions answered

16 Feb, 2021 | 02:22h | UTC

Covid-19: Are cloth masks still effective? And other questions answered – The BMJ

 


CDC study on practical ways for maximizing fit for masks to reduce SARS-CoV-2 transmission and exposure

11 Feb, 2021 | 02:25h | UTC

Maximizing Fit for Cloth and Medical Procedure Masks to Improve Performance and Reduce SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and Exposure, 2021 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Commentaries: CDC Says Double-Masking Offers More Protection Against The Coronavirus – NPR AND CDC report: Double-masking can block more than 90 percent of viral particles – NBC News

 


CDC Guidance: Improve the fit and filtration of your mask to reduce the spread of COVID-19

11 Feb, 2021 | 02:21h | UTC

Improve the Fit and Filtration of Your Mask to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 – Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention

 


Review: Nosocomial infection in the ICU setting

9 Feb, 2021 | 01:05h | UTC

Nosocomial Infection – Critical Care Medicine

 


Telehealth’s critics have it right: The industry must evolve

9 Feb, 2021 | 00:46h | UTC

Telehealth’s critics have it right: The industry must evolve – STAT

 


Survey: Prevalence of and factors associated with nurse burnout in the US

7 Feb, 2021 | 20:51h | UTC

Prevalence of and Factors Associated With Nurse Burnout in the US – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Nurse Burnout Remains an Issue in the United States – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Telemedicine and team-based care: The perils and the promise

5 Feb, 2021 | 01:23h | UTC

Telemedicine and Team-Based Care – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Review: Dysphagia in older adults

5 Feb, 2021 | 01:22h | UTC

Dysphagia in Older Adults – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


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