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Brief review: Management of coronary artery disease in high-risk occupations.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:08h | UTC

Management of Coronary Artery Disease in High-Risk Occupations – American College of Cardiology

 

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Long Covid: fatigue, post-exertional malaise, and cognitive dysfunction are the most common symptoms, according to an international survey.

18 Jul, 2021 | 23:44h | UTC

Characterizing long COVID in an international cohort: 7 months of symptoms and their impact – EClinicalMedicine

Commentaries: Identification of over 200 long COVID symptoms prompts call for UK screening programme – University College London AND A survey of long-haulers found 66 symptoms that lasted more than 6 months. Tiredness and brain fog were most common. – Insider AND Long Covid has more than 200 symptoms, study finds – The Guardian

 


Joint Opinion from ACC/AHA/ESC/WHF | Clinician Well-Being: Addressing Global Needs for Improvements in the Health Care Field.

16 Jul, 2021 | 10:48h | UTC

Clinician Well-Being: Addressing Global Needs for Improvements in the Health Care Field A Joint Opinion From the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology, and the World Heart Federation

 

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Opinion | The case for mandating COVID-19 vaccines for health care workers.

14 Jul, 2021 | 11:22h | UTC

The Case for Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Care Workers – Annals of Internal Medicine

News release: Case is strong for mandating COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers – American College of Physicians

 

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[Preprint] Long Covid: Persistent symptoms following SARS-CoV-2 infection in a random community sample of 508,707 people.

13 Jul, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

Persistent symptoms following SARS-CoV-2 infection in a random community sample of 508,707 people – medRxiv

Commentary: Study explores the prevalence of long COVID in England – News Medical

 


New CDC Guidance for COVID-19 prevention in kindergarten schools says safely returning to in-person instruction is a priority.

12 Jul, 2021 | 03:11h | UTC

Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in Kindergarten (K)-12 Schools – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Commentaries: Updated CDC schools guidance prioritizes in-person learning, even if all Covid-19 safety measures aren’t in place – CNN AND The C.D.C. Issues New School Guidance, With Emphasis on Full Reopening – The New York Times AND New CDC guidance says fully vaccinated teachers and students don’t need to wear masks indoors – CNBC AND CDC calls for reopening schools fully, recommends masking – CIDRAP

Related: COVID and schools: the evidence for reopening safely – Nature

 


COVID and schools: the evidence for reopening safely.

8 Jul, 2021 | 09:12h | UTC

COVID and schools: the evidence for reopening safely – Nature

 


Schooling during COVID-19: Recommendations from the European Technical Advisory Group for schooling during COVID-19.

8 Jul, 2021 | 09:11h | UTC

Schooling during COVID-19: Recommendations from the European Technical Advisory Group for schooling during COVID-19 – WHO Europe

 


Covid: Masks upgrade cuts infection risk, research finds.

30 Jun, 2021 | 10:16h | UTC

Covid: Masks upgrade cuts infection risk, research finds – BBC

 


Long Covid: Half of young adults with COVID-19 have persistent symptoms 6 months after, study finds.

25 Jun, 2021 | 10:33h | UTC

Half of young adults with COVID-19 have persistent symptoms 6 months after, study finds – The University of Bergen

Original Study: Long COVID in a prospective cohort of home-isolated patients – Nature Medicine

 

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Almost 25% of COVID-19 patients develop long-lasting symptoms, according to a new report.

16 Jun, 2021 | 08:31h | UTC

Almost 25% of COVID-19 Patients Develop Long-Lasting Symptoms, According to a New Report – TIME

Original report: A Detailed Study of Patients with Long-Haul COVID – FAIR Health

 

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Cardio-pulmonary sequelae in recovered COVID-19 patients: considerations for primary care.

16 Jun, 2021 | 08:29h | UTC

Cardio-Pulmonary Sequelae in Recovered COVID-19 Patients: Considerations for Primary Care – Journal of Primary Care & Community Health

 


Video | Evaluation and care of patients with persistent symptoms following acute SARS-CoV-2 infection.

14 Jun, 2021 | 08:45h | UTC

COVID-19: Evaluation and Care of Patients With Persistent Symptoms Following Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection – Annals of Internal Medicine

 


Perspective | The four most urgent questions about long COVID.

10 Jun, 2021 | 09:47h | UTC

The four most urgent questions about long COVID – Nature

 


Report: 376,000 people in UK have had long Covid symptoms for at least a year.

8 Jun, 2021 | 09:27h | UTC

376,000 people in UK have had long Covid symptoms for at least a year – ONS – The Guardian

Original report: Prevalence of ongoing symptoms following coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the UK: 4 June 2021 – Office for National Statistics

 


Practice Pointer | Mask related acne (“maskne”) and other facial dermatoses.

8 Jun, 2021 | 09:24h | UTC

Mask related acne (“maskne”) and other facial dermatoses – The BMJ

 

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Challenges and solutions for physician mothers: a critical review of the literature.

6 Jun, 2021 | 23:46h | UTC

Challenges and Solutions for Physician Mothers: A Critical Review of the Literature – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 

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Cohort study: long working hours (more than 55 h/week) linked to increased risk of recurrent coronary events.

6 Jun, 2021 | 23:32h | UTC

Long Working Hours and Risk of Recurrent Coronary Events – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Working long hours may increase odds of second heart attack – American College of Cardiology AND Recurrent CHD Risk Up With Long Working Hours After First MI – HealthDay AND Longer Work Hours After MI Tied to Higher Risk of Recurrent Events – TCTMD

 


ACP offers guidance on physician suicide prevention and the role of a healing community from an ethics perspective.

3 Jun, 2021 | 10:45h | UTC

News release: ACP offers guidance on physician suicide prevention and the role of a healing community from an ethics perspective – American College of Physicians

Original study: Physician Suicide Prevention and the Ethics and Role of a Healing Community: an American College of Physicians Policy Paper – Journal of General Internal Medicine

 


Systematic review of 45 studies including 9751 participants, most of which were hospitalized, found 73% had at least 1 persistent symptom for weeks after Covid-19.

27 May, 2021 | 08:37h | UTC

Assessment of the Frequency and Variety of Persistent Symptoms Among Patients With COVID-19: A Systematic Review – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Seven out of ten hospitalized COVID-19 patients will have long-haul symptoms – MedicalXpress

 


Count the cost of disability caused by COVID-19 – “Focusing only on cases and deaths hides the pandemic’s lasting health burden on people, societies and economies”.

27 May, 2021 | 08:35h | UTC

Count the cost of disability caused by COVID-19 – Nature

 


COVID Morbidity – The emerging burden of long COVID is significant, and needs to be considered when evaluating the risk vs. benefit of pandemic measures.

27 May, 2021 | 08:34h | UTC

COVID Morbidity – Science-Based Medicine

 


WHO: At least 115,000 health workers have died from COVID

25 May, 2021 | 08:49h | UTC

At least 115,000 health workers have died from COVID: WHO – MedicalXpress

 


One year after hospital discharge due to SARS-CoV-2 Infection, the prevalence of long-term cough, chest pain, dyspnea, and fatigue was 2.5%, 6.5%, 23.3%, and 61.2%, respectively

20 May, 2021 | 08:57h | UTC

Prevalence of Post-COVID-19 Cough One Year After SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Multicenter Study – Lung

 


Global survey finds 44% of cardiologists report a hostile work environment. Higher rates were found among women (68%) vs. men (37%).

20 May, 2021 | 08:35h | UTC

Global Prevalence and Impact of Hostility, Discrimination, and Harassment in the Cardiology Workplace – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Editorial: Hostile Work Environment: A Case of the Emperor’s New Clothes

Commentary: Hostility Is Common in Cardiology: Can a New ACC/AHA Statement Help? – TCTMD

Related: 2020 American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology Consensus Conference on Professionalism and Ethics: A Consensus Conference Report – Circulation

 

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