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Measures implemented in the school setting to contain the COVID‐19 pandemic: a rapid review.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:54h | UTC

Measures implemented in the school setting to contain the COVID‐19 pandemic: a rapid review – Cochrane Library

News Release: Measures implemented in the school setting to contain the COVID-19 pandemic: a rapid review – Cochrane Library

 


COVID-19 updated evidence: a Cochrane round-up.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:53h | UTC

COVID-19 evidence: a Cochrane round-up – Cochrane Library

 


Study raises doubts about rapid Covid tests’ reliability in early days after infection.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:51h | UTC

Study raises doubts about rapid Covid tests’ reliability in early days after infection – STAT

Original Article (preprint): Discordant SARS-CoV-2 PCR and Rapid Antigen Test Results When Infectious: A December 2021 Occupational Case Series – medRxiv

 


Time to upgrade from cloth and surgical masks to respirators? Your questions answered.

18 Jan, 2022 | 09:48h | UTC

Time to upgrade from cloth and surgical masks to respirators? Your questions answered – The Conversation

See also: The CDC updated its mask guidelines. What to know about ‘the highest level of protection’ – CNN

Related: CDC urges Americans to wear most-protective mask or respirator that fits well and that they’ll wear consistently.

 


CDC urges Americans to wear most-protective mask or respirator that fits well and that they’ll wear consistently.

17 Jan, 2022 | 00:46h | UTC

CDC urges Americans to wear most-protective mask or respirator that fits well and that they’ll wear consistently – CNN

CDC Guidance: Types of Masks and Respirators – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

See also: CDC encourages more Americans to consider N95 masks – STAT

 


N95 respirators can be safely decontaminated up to 25 times, research shows.

17 Jan, 2022 | 00:26h | UTC

News Release: N95 Respirators Can Be Safely Decontaminated Up to 25 Times, Research Shows – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Original Study: Assessing changes to N95 respirator filtration efficiency, qualitative and quantitative fit, and seal check with repeated vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) decontamination – American Journal of Infection Control (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


New UK Guidance: Self-isolation for those with COVID-19 can end after 5 full days following 2 negative rapid lateral flow tests – “The default self-isolation period continues to be 10 days, and you may only leave self-isolation early if you have taken 2 rapid lateral flow tests and do not have a temperature in line with guidance”.

14 Jan, 2022 | 08:48h | UTC

Self-isolation for those with COVID-19 can end after 5 full days following 2 negative LFD tests – Department of Health and Social Care

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


A clinical case definition of post-COVID-19 condition by a Delphi consensus.

13 Jan, 2022 | 08:45h | UTC

A clinical case definition of post-COVID-19 condition by a Delphi consensus – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global, regional, and national burden of 12 mental disorders in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

13 Jan, 2022 | 08:42h | UTC

Global, regional, and national burden of 12 mental disorders in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Psychiatry

Invited Commentary: The true global disease burden of mental illness: still elusive – The Lancet Psychiatry (free registration required)

 


Perspective | Covid-19: Is it safe to reduce the self-isolation period?

12 Jan, 2022 | 09:00h | UTC

Covid-19: Is it safe to reduce the self-isolation period? – The BMJ

 


M-A: Fatigue and cognitive impairment in Post-COVID-19 Syndrome.

11 Jan, 2022 | 01:28h | UTC

Fatigue and cognitive impairment in Post-COVID-19 Syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis – Brain, Behavior, and Immunity

 


New CDC Guidance shortens isolation and quarantine period for Covid-19; patients that tested positive should isolate for 5 days and, if asymptomatic after this period, can leave isolation if they can continue to mask for 5 days to minimize the risk of infecting others.

9 Jan, 2022 | 01:13h | UTC

CDC Updates and Shortens Recommended Isolation and Quarantine Period for General Population – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

See also: Quarantine and Isolation – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Commentaries:

Facing criticism, CDC updates Covid-19 isolation recommendations with guidance on testing – CNN

CDC posts rationale for shorter isolation, quarantine – Associated Press

Covid-19: CDC shortens isolation period as US cases hit record high – The BMJ

Shortened CDC COVID isolation guide draws sharply mixed reviews – CIDRAP

New CDC isolation guidelines raise concerns among health experts – NPR

CDC Reduces Recommended Isolation Time for People With COVID-19 – HealthDay

COVID isolation and quarantine period for general population shortened by CDC – News Medical

CDC shortens recommended Covid-19 isolation and quarantine time – CNN

CDC cuts the recommended isolation and quarantine periods for coronavirus infections – NPR

US officials recommend shorter COVID isolation, quarantine – Associated Press

See new recommendations from other countries:

France cuts isolation times and plans crackdown on unvaccinated amid record surge in Covid cases – CNN

Covid: Self-isolation cut from 10 days to seven with negative tests – BBC

 


Proposed subtypes of long-Covid and their respective potential therapies.

14 Dec, 2021 | 09:49h | UTC

Proposed subtypes of post-COVID-19 syndrome (or long-COVID) and their respective potential therapies – Reviews in Medical Virology

Related:

EuGMS Guidance: Management of post-acute COVID-19 patients in geriatric rehabilitation.

Addressing Post-COVID Symptoms: A Guide for Primary Care Physicians.

Global surveillance, research, and collaboration needed to improve understanding and management of long COVID.

Provocative study suggests that persistent physical symptoms after COVID-19 infection may be associated more with the belief in having been infected with SARS-CoV-2 than with having laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infection.

Update to post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection: Caring for the ‘long-haulers’.

Systematic Review: Short-term and long-term rates of postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

WHO Consensus: A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition (Long Covid).

Characterizing long COVID: a living systematic review.

Long Covid – The illness narratives.

New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published.

M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19. (several articles on the subject)

 


Guideline Interventions for the management of acute and chronic low back pain.

30 Nov, 2021 | 10:15h | UTC

Interventions for the Management of Acute and Chronic Low Back Pain: Revision 2021 – Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


European countries mandate medical-grade masks over homemade cloth face coverings.

28 Nov, 2021 | 21:26h | UTC

European countries mandate medical-grade masks over homemade cloth face coverings – CNN

 


Viewpoint | How to Measure Progress in Addressing Physician Well-being: Beyond Burnout.

14 Nov, 2021 | 19:40h | UTC

How to Measure Progress in Addressing Physician Well-being: Beyond Burnout – JAMA

Related:

Physician Well-being 2.0: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?

Consensus Study – Taking Action Against Clinician Burnout: A Systems Approach to Professional Well-Being – National Academies of Medicine

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

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures of Health Care

Perspective: Hospital Administration Response to Physician Stress and Burnout

Opinion: It’s Time to Talk About Physician Burnout and Moral Injury

Systematic Review: Effect of Organization-Directed Workplace Interventions on Physician Burnout

Perspective: The 3 Causes Of Physician Burnout (And Why There’s No Simple Solution)

Physician Burnout: A Global Crisis (several resources on the subject)

 


Global surveillance, research, and collaboration needed to improve understanding and management of long COVID.

12 Nov, 2021 | 10:32h | UTC

Global surveillance, research, and collaboration needed to improve understanding and management of long COVID – The Lancet

Related:

Provocative study suggests that persistent physical symptoms after COVID-19 infection may be associated more with the belief in having been infected with SARS-CoV-2 than with having laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infection.

Update to post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection: Caring for the ‘long-haulers’.

Systematic Review: Short-term and long-term rates of postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

WHO Consensus: A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition (Long Covid).

Characterizing long COVID: a living systematic review.

Long Covid – The illness narratives.

New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published.

M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19. (several articles on the subject)

 


IDSA Guidelines on Infection Prevention for Healthcare Personnel Caring for Patients with Suspected or Known COVID-19.

11 Nov, 2021 | 09:01h | UTC

Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on Infection Prevention for Healthcare Personnel Caring for Patients with Suspected or Known COVID-19

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Update to post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection: Caring for the ‘long-haulers’.

29 Oct, 2021 | 10:20h | UTC

Update to post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection: Caring for the ‘long-haulers’ – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

Related:

Systematic Review: Short-term and long-term rates of postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

WHO Consensus: A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition (Long Covid).

Characterizing long COVID: a living systematic review.

Long Covid – The illness narratives.

New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published.

M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19. (several articles on the subject)

 


WHO estimates that between 80 000 to 180 000 health and care workers could have died from Covid-19.

22 Oct, 2021 | 10:29h | UTC

News release: WHO and partners call for action to better protect health and care workers from COVID-19 – World Health Organization

WHO Statement: joint statement on WHO’s estimates of health and care worker deaths due to covid-19

Report: The impact of COVID-19 on health and care workers: a closer look at deaths – World Health Organization

Commentaries:

WHO calls for health worker protection against COVID-19 – CIDRAP

WHO estimate: 115,000 health workers have died from Covid-19, as calls for vaccine access grow – STAT

Covid may have killed up to 180,000 health workers globally, WHO says – The Guardian

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Health care–acquired infections in low- and middle-income countries and the role of infection prevention and control.

22 Oct, 2021 | 10:09h | UTC

Health Care–Acquired Infections in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and the Role of Infection Prevention and Control – Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

 


Health care environmental hygiene: new insights and centers for disease control and prevention guidance.

22 Oct, 2021 | 10:07h | UTC

Health Care Environmental Hygiene: New Insights and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidance – Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

 


Occupational health update: approach to evaluation of health care personnel and preexposure prophylaxis.

22 Oct, 2021 | 10:06h | UTC

Occupational Health Update: Approach to Evaluation of Health Care Personnel and Preexposure Prophylaxis – Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

 


Instead of quarantine for Covid-exposed students, some schools are trying test-to-stay.

21 Oct, 2021 | 10:08h | UTC

Instead of quarantine for Covid-exposed students, some schools are trying test-to-stay – CNN

Related:

Cluster RCT: Daily contact testing of school-based contacts was non-inferior to self-isolation for control of COVID-19 transmission.

Kids are losing school days to quarantines. Here’s a way to keep them in classrooms – “Test-to-stay could dramatically reduce close contact quarantines”.

Opinion | Data from routine Covid testing can help schools stay open this year.

 


Five-year follow-up of RCT: Arthroscopic subacromial decompression provided no benefit over diagnostic arthroscopy or exercise therapy on return to work in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome.

21 Oct, 2021 | 09:54h | UTC

Return to work after subacromial decompression, diagnostic arthroscopy, or exercise therapy for shoulder impingement: a randomised, placebo-surgery controlled FIMPACT clinical trial with five-year follow-up – BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Related:

Randomized Trial: Subacromial Decompression vs Diagnostic Arthroscopy for Shoulder Impingement

Research: Arthroscopic subacromial decompression for subacromial shoulder pain

BMJ Guideline: Subacromial Decompression Surgery For Adults With Shoulder Pain Does Not Improve Outcomes

Systematic Review: Subacromial Decompression Surgery for Rotator Cuff Disease

Systematic Review: Surgery for Rotator Cuff Tears

 


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