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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 18 July 30

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.


Nebulised heparin as a treatment for COVID-19: scientific rationale and a call for randomised evidence. SVHA
Critical Care: 2020: July 2 Full text

A potential novel role for lidocaine in Covid- 19 patients?
British Journal of Anaesthesia:2020: July 23 Full text

Can interferons stop COVID-19 before it takes hold?
Science:2020: July 10 Full text

Hydroxychloroquine with or without Azithromycin in mild-to-moderate Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: July 23 Full text

The minimal effect of zinc on the survival of hospitalized patients with Covid-19: an observational study.
Chest:2020: July 22 Full text

Clinical Practice

CSANZ position statement on Covid-19 from the Paediatric and Congenital Council. AUS
Heart, Lung and Circulation:2020: July 29 Full text

Venous thromboembolism in COVID-19 ICU patients.
Chest:2020: July 22
Full text

Screening with HRCT chest and PCR testing for COVID 19 in asymptomatic patients undergoing a surgical or diagnostic procedure.
British Journal of Surgery:2020: July 23 Full text

Pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular involvement in hospitalised patients with COVID-19.
Heart:2020: July 16 Full text

Outcomes of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in patients recently recovered from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
JAMA Cardiology:2020: July 27
Full text

Infection Control and Public Health

Use of HEPA filters to reduce the risk of nosocomial spread of SARS-COV-2 via theatre ventilation systems.
British Journal of Anaesthesia:2020: July 23 Full text

Pandemic peak SARS-CoV-2 infection and seroconversion rates in London frontline health-care workers.
Lancet:2020: July 9 Full text

Helping nursing homes to manage the COVID 19 crisis: an illustrative example from France.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: July 28 Full text

Association of social distancing, population density, and temperature with the instantaneous reproduction number of SARS-CoV-2 in counties across the United States.
JAMA Network Open:2020: July 23 Full text

Is risk compensation threatening public health in the covid-19 pandemic?
BMJ Analysis:2020: July 26 Full text

The risk of COVID-19 transmission in train passengers: an epidemiological and modelling study.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2020: July 29 Full text

Vaccine Development

An mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 — preliminary report.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: July 14
Full text


Presence of genetic variants among young men with severe COVID-19.
JAMA:2020: July 24 Full text

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