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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 17 July 23

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.


Dexamethasone in hospitalized patients with Covid-19 — preliminary report.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: July 17
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Vaccine Development

Immunogenicity and safety of a recombinant adenovirus type-5-vectored COVID-19 vaccine in healthy adults aged 18 years or older: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial.
Lancet:2020: July 20 Full text

Safety and immunogenicity of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine against SARS-CoV-2: a preliminary report of a phase 1/2, single-blind, randomised controlled trial.
Lancet:2020: July 20 Full text

Clinical Practice

Development and implementation of a clinician-facing prognostic communication tool for patients With COVID-19 and critical illness.
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management:2020:60(2):e1-6 Full text

Overcoming additional barriers to care for deaf and hard of hearing patients during COVID-19.
JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery:2020: July 16 Full text

“Physio Anywhere”: digitally-enhanced outpatient care as a legacy of coronavirus 2020.
Physiotherapy:2020: July 18 Full text

Outcomes from intensive care in patients with COVID19: a systematic review and metaanalysis of observational studies.
Anaesthesia:2020: June 30 Full text

Cerebrovascular disease in patients with COVID-19: neuroimaging, histological and clinical description.
Brain:2020: July 9 Full text

Coronavirus disease 2019 in chronic kidney disease.
Clinical Kidney Journal:2020: July 16 Full text

Acute peritoneal dialysis in the treatment of COVID-19-related acute kidney injury.
Clinical Kidney Journal:2020: June 30
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Management of adult cardiac arrest in the COVID 19 era: consensus statement from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2020: July 12
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Lung ultrasound in a respiratory pandemic. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: July 18
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Surgery triage during the COVID 19 pandemic. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020: July 20 Full text

Pathology and Physiopathology

Mortality and the use of antithrombotic therapies among nursing home residents with COVID 19.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: July 7 Full text

Thrombosis in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 in a New York City Health System.
JAMA:2020: July 20 Full text


Humoral and circulating follicular helper T cell responses in recovered patients with COVID-19.
Nature Medicine: 2020: July 13 Full text

Infection Control and Epidemiology

Personal protective equipment and evidencebased advice for surgical departments during COVID 19. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020: July 15 Full text

Patients presenting for hospitalbased screening for COVID19: risk of disease, and healthcare access preferences. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: July 15 Full text

Testing contamination and cleaning effectiveness in theatre during the COVID19 pandemic using UV fluorescent powder.
Anaesthesia:2020: July 9 Full text

Risk to health from COVID19 for anaesthetists and intensivists – a narrative review.
Anaesthesia:2020: July 17 Full text

Epidemiology and clinical features of emergency department patients with suspected COVID 19: Results from the first month of the COVID19 Emergency Department Quality Improvement Project (COVED 2). AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: June 13 Full text

Public Health

COVID 19: planning for the aftermath to manage the aftershocks. SVHA
Medical Journal of Australia:2020: June 30 Full text

Maximizing the probability that the 6-week lock-down in Victoria delivers a COVID-19 free Australia. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia: 2020: July 17 Full text

Physical distancing interventions and incidence of coronavirus disease 2019: natural experiment in 149 countries.
BMJ: 2020: July 15 Full text

Association between universal masking in a health care system and SARS-CoV-2 positivity among health care workers.
JAMA:2020: July 14 Full text

Rapid scaling up of Covid-19 diagnostic testing in the United States — The NIH RADx Initiative.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: July 22 Full text

Mental health status of individuals with a mood-disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia: Initial results from the COLLATE project. STV
Journal of Affective Disorders:2020: July 2 Full text

When epidemics collide: coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the opioid crisis.
Annals of Internal Medicine: 2020: July 7
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Tracking the reach of COVID-19 kin loss with a bereavement multiplier applied to the United States.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:2020: July 10 Full text

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