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Systematic Review: Signs and Symptoms to Determine if a Patient Presenting in Primary care or Hospital Outpatient Settings has COVID‐19

10 Jul, 2020 | 09:45h | UTC

Signs and symptoms to determine if a patient presenting in primary care or hospital outpatient settings has COVID‐19 disease – Cochrane Library

Commentary: Signs and symptoms of COVID-19: new Cochrane evidence – Evidently Cochrane

 


WHO Scientific Brief: Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: Implications for Infection Prevention Precautions

10 Jul, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: implications for infection prevention precautions – World Health Organization

Q&A: How is COVID-19 transmitted?

Commentaries: WHO: Aerosolized Particles Unlikely To Be Significant Source Of COVID-19 Transmission – NPR AND The Coronavirus Can Be Airborne Indoors, W.H.O. Says – The New York Times

 


A Randomized Trial of a Multifactorial Strategy to Prevent Serious Fall Injuries

10 Jul, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

A Randomized Trial of a Multifactorial Strategy to Prevent Serious Fall Injuries – New England Journal of Medicine

Visual Abstract: Fall Injury Prevention in Older Adults

 


OpenSAFELY: Factors Associated with COVID-19 Death in 17 Million Patients

9 Jul, 2020 | 09:33h | UTC

OpenSAFELY: factors associated with COVID-19 death in 17 million patients – Nature

Commentaries: Study of 17 Million Identifies Crucial Risk Factors for Coronavirus Deaths – The New York Times AND Expert reaction to paper from OpenSAFELY platform quantifying clinical and demographic risk factors for COVID19-related death – Science Media Centre

 

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It is Time to Address Airborne Transmission of COVID-19

7 Jul, 2020 | 09:04h | UTC

It is Time to Address Airborne Transmission of COVID-19 – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Commentaries: Global experts: Ignoring airborne COVID spread risky – CIDRAP AND Coronavirus can float in air and WHO and CDC should tell people that, experts say – CNN AND Expert reaction to commentary about potential airborne transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus – Science Media Centre

 


Study: Palliative Care in Terminal Non-cancer Illnesses Linked to Reduction in the Rate of Emergency Department Visits, Hospital Admissions, and Intensive Care Unit Admissions

7 Jul, 2020 | 08:45h | UTC

Association between palliative care and healthcare outcomes among adults with terminal non-cancer illness: population based matched cohort study – The BMJ

Commentary: We need to raise awareness of the benefits of palliative care services for patients with terminal non cancer illness – The BMJ Opinion

 


ACMT Position Statement: Medication Administration and Safety During the Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

6 Jul, 2020 | 09:04h | UTC

ACMT Position Statement: Medication Administration and Safety During the Response to COVID-19 Pandemic – Journal of Medical Toxicology

 


239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne

6 Jul, 2020 | 08:57h | UTC

239 Experts With 1 Big Claim: The Coronavirus Is Airborne – The New York Times

“… in an open letter to the W.H.O., 239 scientists in 32 countries have outlined the evidence showing that smaller particles can infect people, and are calling for the agency to revise its recommendations. The researchers plan to publish their letter in a scientific journal next week.”

 


COVID-19: This Model Shows Why Masks and Social Distancing are so Important

6 Jul, 2020 | 08:50h | UTC

COVID-19: This model shows why masks and social distancing are so important – World Economic Forum

Related: Widespread Use Of Face Masks Could Save Tens Of Thousands Of Lives, Models Project – NPR

 


Position Statement: Promoting and Supporting Children’s Health and Healthcare During COVID-19

6 Jul, 2020 | 08:33h | UTC

Promoting and supporting children’s health and healthcare during COVID-19 – International Paediatric Association Position Statement – Archives of Disease in Childhood

 


Apgar Score and Risk of Neonatal Death among Preterm Infants

3 Jul, 2020 | 08:32h | UTC

Apgar Score and Risk of Neonatal Death among Preterm Infants – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries: Apgar score effective in assessing health of preterm infants – Karolinska Institutet AND Apgar scores provide prognostic information for survival of preterm infants – 2 Minute Medicine AND Decreasing Apgar Scores Ups Risk of Neonatal Mortality in Preterm Infants – Physician’s Weekly

 


Visualizing the Effectiveness of Face Masks in Obstructing Respiratory Jets

2 Jul, 2020 | 08:47h | UTC

Visualizing the effectiveness of face masks in obstructing respiratory jets – Physics of Fluids

Commentaries: New Paper Shows Why Face Masks Are Essential In Curbing Covid-19 – Forbes AND Face Mask Construction, Materials Matter for Containing Coughing, Sneezing Droplets – American Institute of Physics

 


Systematic Review: Systemic Defenses to Prevent Intravenous Medication Errors in Hospitals

2 Jul, 2020 | 08:32h | UTC

Systemic Defenses to Prevent Intravenous Medication Errors in Hospitals: A Systematic Review – Journal of Patient Safety

Commentary: Systemic defenses to prevent intravenous medication errors in hospitals: a systematic review – PSNet

 


Opinion: Why N95 Should Be the Standard for All COVID-19 Inpatient Care

30 Jun, 2020 | 07:54h | UTC

Why N95 Should Be the Standard for All COVID-19 Inpatient Care – Annals of Internal Medicine

 


Updated CDC Guidance: Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings

30 Jun, 2020 | 07:50h | UTC

Considerations for Wearing Cloth Face Coverings – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 


Study: Home Pulse Oximetry Monitoring in COVID‐19 Patients Discharged from the Emergency Department Identifies Need for Hospitalization

29 Jun, 2020 | 09:10h | UTC

Novel use of home pulse oximetry monitoring in COVID‐19 patients discharged from the emergency department identifies need for hospitalization – Academic Emergency Medicine

Commentary: Pulse Oximetry in Outpatients with COVID-19 – NEJM Journal Watch

 


Updated: Critical Care Guide for Adults with COVID-19

26 Jun, 2020 | 09:28h | UTC

Clinical guide for the management of critical care for adults with COVID-19 during the Coronavirus pandemic – Intensive Care Society

 


Masks: The Easiest Way to Save Lives and Spare Jobs

26 Jun, 2020 | 09:14h | UTC

Masks: The Easiest Way to Save Lives and Spare Jobs – Think Global Health

 


CDC Report: Indirect Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic Caused Reduced Use of Emergency Departments for Acute Life-Threatening Conditions

23 Jun, 2020 | 08:27h | UTC

Potential Indirect Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Use of Emergency Departments for Acute Life-Threatening Conditions — United States, January–May 2020 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Commentary: The COVID-19 Pandemic Kept Thousands of People From Getting Urgent Medical Care, CDC Says – TIME

 


AHA/AMA Joint Policy Statement: Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home

23 Jun, 2020 | 08:24h | UTC

Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home: A Joint Policy Statement from the American Heart Association and American Medical Association – Circulation

News Release: American Heart Association and American Medical Association urge broader adoption of self-measured blood pressure monitoring – American Medical Association

 


Feasibility and Physiological Effects of Prone Positioning in Non-intubated Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure due to COVID-19

21 Jun, 2020 | 23:34h | UTC

Feasibility and physiological effects of prone positioning in non-intubated patients with acute respiratory failure due to COVID-19 (PRON-COVID): a prospective cohort study – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

Commentaries: Prone positioning in non-intubated patients with COVID-19: raising the bar – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine AND Prone position ups oxygenation in patients with severe COVID-19 – MedicalXpress

Related: Prone Positioning in Awake, Nonintubated Patients With COVID-19 Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure (related study and guideline) AND Awake prone positioning in COVID-19 – Thorax

 


Characteristics Associated with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests and Resuscitations During the Covid-19 Pandemic in New York City

21 Jun, 2020 | 23:33h | UTC

Characteristics Associated With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests and Resuscitations During the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic in New York City – JAMA Cardiology

Editorial: Heroism in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Commentary: 911 calls for heart attack tripled in New York City during COVID-19 outbreak, victims more likely to die, study finds – AZCentral

 

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Systematic Review: COVID-19 Pandemic and Mental Health Consequences

21 Jun, 2020 | 23:31h | UTC

COVID-19 pandemic and mental health consequences: Systematic review of the current evidence – Brain, Behavior, and Immunity

Commentary: COVID-19 may have consequences for mental health – University of Copenhagen

 


[Abstract Only] Assessment of Risk Factors for Suicide Among US Health Care Professionals

21 Jun, 2020 | 23:20h | UTC

Assessment of Risk Factors for Suicide Among US Health Care Professionals – JAMA Surgery

Commentaries: Factors related to suicide and burnout among physicians – 2 Minute Medicine AND New Research Identifies Risk Factors for Physician Suicide – Health Leaders AND Study IDs Physicians at Highest Risk of Suicide – PsychCentral

Related: Has suicide become an occupational hazard of practising medicine? – CMAJ News AND Preventing physician suicide – ACP Hospitalist AND Why are doctors killing themselves? – To Medicine with Love AND Why are doctors plagued by depression and suicide? A crisis comes into focus – STAT AND Protecting interns and other physicians from depression and suicide – STAT

 


ACP: Advice on Use of N95, Surgical, and Cloth Masks to Prevent COVID-19

19 Jun, 2020 | 09:47h | UTC

Use of N95, Surgical, and Cloth Masks to Prevent COVID-19 in Health Care and Community Settings: Living Practice Points From the American College of Physicians (Version 1) – Annals of Internal Medicine

News Release: Living Practice Points from ACP: Advice on Use of N95, Surgical, and Cloth Masks to Prevent COVID-19 – American College of Physicians

 


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