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[Preprint] SARS-CoV-2 aerosol transmission in schools: theoretical effectiveness of different interventions – “Combined interventions (i.e., natural ventilation, masks, and HEPA filtration) were the most effective (≥ 30-fold decrease)”.

22 Aug, 2021 | 23:50h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 aerosol transmission in schools: the effectiveness of different interventions – medRxiv

Related: The right way to protect our children and return to in-person learning – CNN

 

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Survey: Workplace mistreatment reported frequently by emergency medicine residents.

22 Aug, 2021 | 22:18h | UTC

Workplace Mistreatment Reported Frequently by Emergency Medicine Residents – HealthDay

Original study: Prevalence of Discrimination, Abuse, and Harassment in Emergency Medicine Residency Training in the US – JAMA Network Open

 

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U.S. Study: Nearly half of surveyed female surgeons experienced major pregnancy complications.

18 Aug, 2021 | 08:42h | UTC

News release: Nearly half of surveyed female surgeons experienced major pregnancy complications – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Original study: Incidence of Infertility and Pregnancy Complications in US Female Surgeons – JAMA Surgery

 

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Dementia risk in former professional footballers is related to player position and career length.

18 Aug, 2021 | 08:39h | UTC

News release: Dementia risk in former professional footballers is related to player position and career length – University of Glasgow

Original study: Association of Field Position and Career Length With Risk of Neurodegenerative Disease in Male Former Professional Soccer Players – JAMA Neurology

Commentaries:

Dementia risk greatest for defenders, says new research – BBC

Soccer (football) given the risk of brain damage, is heading the ball really necessary? – MedicalResearch

 

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Professional rugby may be associated with changes in brain structure.

18 Aug, 2021 | 08:38h | UTC

News release: Professional rugby may be associated with changes in brain structure

Original study: White matter abnormalities in active elite adult rugby players – Brain Communications

 

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We studied how to reduce airborne COVID spread in hospitals. Here’s what we learnt.

17 Aug, 2021 | 09:09h | UTC

We studied how to reduce airborne COVID spread in hospitals. Here’s what we learnt – The Conversation

Related:

Report: Improved ventilation essential to safe use of buildings and public spaces, say leading engineers.

WHO: Roadmap to improve and ensure good indoor ventilation in the context of COVID-19

CDC releases new ventilation guidelines for indoor environments to reduce Covid-19 risk

Guidance: Using Ventilation and filtration to reduce aerosol transmission of COVID-19 in long-term care homes

 


Cohort study: Long-term night shift work is associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease.

13 Aug, 2021 | 08:56h | UTC

Long-term night shift work is associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation and coronary heart disease – European Heart Journal

 

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M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19.

11 Aug, 2021 | 08:47h | UTC

More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Scientific Reports

Related:

Illness duration and symptom profile in symptomatic school-aged children tested for SARS-CoV-2 – “Only 25 (1.8%) of 1379 children experienced symptoms for at least 56 days.”

Cohort study: Risk factors for long covid in previously hospitalized children.

Viewpoint: The road to addressing Long Covid.

Review: Long covid—mechanisms, risk factors, and management.

Review: Symptoms, complications and management of long COVID.

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

Studies elucidate poorly understood long COVID.

Long-term Symptoms After SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children and Adolescents – “This study found a low prevalence of symptoms compatible with long COVID in a randomly selected cohort of children assessed 6 months after serologic testing”.

Long Covid: 39% of patients report persistent symptoms more than seven months after diagnosis of COVID-19 in an outpatient setting.

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

Long COVID or post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC): An overview of biological factors that may contribute to persistent symptoms.

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

[Preprint] Long Covid: Third of people infected have long term symptoms.

Opinion | Causation or confounding: why controls are critical for characterizing long COVID – “Many of the self-reported symptoms, such as intermittent headaches or tiredness, are nonspecific and prevalent in the general population”.

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

Perspective | The four most urgent questions about long COVID.

Systematic review: Frequency, signs and symptoms, and criteria adopted for long COVID-19.

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

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.

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

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

Population-based cohort study: Non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients have low-risk of serious long-term effects, but visits to general practitioners and outpatient hospital visits are increased.

One third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have lung changes after a year

Long Covid: Largest post-acute COVID-19 study to date examined the health outcomes in more than 73,000 people who’d had COVID-19 and were not hospitalized

Study shows low incidence of post-acute COVID-19 symptoms (“Long Covid”) in children after mild disease

Perspective | They Tested Negative for Covid. Still, They Have Long Covid Symptoms.

Large study finds 1 in 3 Covid-19 survivors have subsequent mental health and neurological conditions

Cohort study: One in ten have long-term effects 8 months following mild COVID-19

Long Covid Implications for the workplace

Long Covid in the UK – More than a million affected in February, survey suggests

Covid-19: Middle aged women face greater risk of debilitating long term symptoms

Persistent neurologic symptoms and cognitive dysfunction in non‐hospitalized Covid‐19 “long haulers”

Opinion | We need to start thinking more critically — and speaking more cautiously — about long Covid

Review | Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome

Long Covid | Four-month clinical status of a cohort of patients after hospitalization for COVID-19

Perspective | Long Covid isn’t as unique as we thought

Attributes and predictors of long COVID

WHO Report: Preparing for Long COVID 2021

Long Covid: Sequelae in adults at 6 Months after COVID-19 infection

How many people get ‘long COVID’ – and who is most at risk?

Long Covid: Respiratory and psychophysical sequelae among patients with COVID-19 four months after hospital discharge

Managing the long term effects of covid-19: summary of NICE, SIGN, and RCGP rapid guideline

Patients, clinicians seek answers to the mystery of ‘Long COVID’

Long Covid: 6-month consequences of COVID-19 in patients discharged from hospital

[Preprint] Characterizing Long COVID in an International Cohort: 7 Months of Symptoms and Their Impact

NICE Guideline: Managing the long-term effects of COVID-19

 

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Study: Patients who have recovered from COVID-19 may have persistent cognitive symptoms.

30 Jul, 2021 | 12:03h | UTC

Cognitive deficits in people who have recovered from COVID-19 – EClinicalMedicine

 

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Self-reported memory problems 8 months after COVID-19 infection.

30 Jul, 2021 | 12:02h | UTC

Self-reported Memory Problems 8 Months After COVID-19 Infection – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Post-acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Subjective Memory Problems – JAMA Network Open

 

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M-A: Global prevalence of turnover intention among intensive care nurses – “27% of the intensive care nurses had the intention to leave worldwide”.

29 Jul, 2021 | 11:07h | UTC

Global prevalence of turnover intention among intensive care nurses: A meta-analysis – Nursing in Critical Care (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

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Systematic review and meta-analysis of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation among Ph.D. students.

28 Jul, 2021 | 09:54h | UTC

Systematic review and meta-analysis of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation among Ph.D. students – Science Reports

 

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Major medical groups call for employers to mandate Covid-19 vaccines for health care workers.

27 Jul, 2021 | 03:44h | UTC

Major medical groups call for employers to mandate Covid-19 vaccines for health care workers – CNN

Original Document: Joint Statement in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Workers in Health and Long-Term Care

 

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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

 


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