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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 22 August 27

A guide that lists selected articles regarding COVID-19 relevant to SVHA

COVID-19 Feature Articles

This page lists feature articles on COVID-19 relevant to people working at St Vincent's Health Australia.

All articles listed are open access unless stated otherwise.


Effect of remdesivir vs standard care on clinical status at 11 days in patients with moderate COVID-19: a randomized clinical trial.
JAMA:2020: August 21 Full text

Effectiveness of remdesivir in patients with COVID-19 under mechanical ventilation in an Italian ICU.
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotheraphy:2020: August 23 Full text

Clinical Practice

How I do it – lung ultrasound for patients with COVID-19 pulmonary disease.
Chest:2020: August 21 Full text

Airway management guidance for the endemic phase of COVID‐19.
Anaesthesia:2020: August 24 Full text

Diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism during the COVID-19 pandemic: a position paper from the National PERT Consortium.
Chest:2020: August 27 Full text

Developing a surgical oncology hub during the COVID‐19 pandemic: lessons learned from the United Kingdom.
British Journal of Surgery:2020: August 21 Full text

Minimally invasive surgery in the COVID‐19 pandemic: An early single centre experience.
British Journal of Surgery:2020: August 21
Full text

Portable low-flow daily home haemodialysis monitor to cope with the COVID-19 outbreak.
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation:2020: August 26 Full text

Delirium and adverse outcomes in hospitalized patients with COVID‐19.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: August 24 Full text

Diabetes as a risk factor for poor early outcomes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
Diabetes Care:2020: August 27 Full text

Infection Control

Prolonged persistence of PCR-detectable virus during an outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 in an inpatient geriatric psychiatry unit in King County, Washington.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: August 20 Full text

Outbreak investigation of COVID-19 in hospital food service workers.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: August 13
Full text

Evaluation of disinfection procedures in a designated hospital for COVID-19.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: August 22 Full text

Epidemiology and Public Health

Two metres or one: what is the evidence for physical distancing in covid-19?

BMJ:2020: August 25 Full text

Duration of SARS-CoV-2 infectivity: when is it safe to discontinue isolation?

Clinical Infectious Diseases:2020: August 25 Full text

Asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19 in a confined adult community population in Quebec: a cross-sectional study.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: August 21 Full text

Presentations of stroke and acute myocardial infarction in the first 28 days following the introduction of state of emergency restrictions for COVID19. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: August 24 Full text


Effects of a major deletion in the SARS-CoV-2 genome on the severity of infection and the inflammatory response: an observational cohort study.
Lancet:2020: August 18 Full text

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