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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 7 May 14

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.

Feature Articles


Triple combination of interferon beta-1b, lopinavir–ritonavir, and ribavirin in the treatment of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19: an open-label, randomised, phase 2 trial.
Lancet:2020:May 8 Full text

Observational Study of hydroxychloroquine in hospitalized patients with Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: May 7 Full text

Clinical Practice

Interpreting diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2.
JAMA:2020: May 6 Full text

Palliative care for patients with cancer in the COVID-19 era.
JAMA Oncology:2020: May 7 Full text

Contrast‐enhanced ultrasound in patients with COVID‐19: pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome, or something else?
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine:2020:May 12 Full text

Development and validation of a clinical risk score to predict the occurrence of critical illness in hospitalized patients With COVID-19.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2020: May 12 Full text

Acute myocardial injury is common in patients with covid-19 and impairs their prognosis.
Heart:2020: April 30 Full text

Pathology and Pathophysiology

SARS‐CoV‐2 testing and outcomes in the first 30days after the first case of COVID‐19 at an Australian children’s hospital.
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: May 10 Full text

Characteristics and outcomes of children with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection admitted to US and Canadian pediatric intensive care Units.
JAMA Pediatrics:2020:May 11 Full text

Viral load dynamics and disease severity in patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Zhejiang province, China, January-March 2020: retrospective cohort study.
BMJ:2020:April 21 Full text

Risk factors for mortality in 244 older adults with COVID‐19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective study.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: May 8 Full text

Circulating plasma concentrations of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 in men and women with heart failure and effects of renin–angiotensin–aldosterone inhibitors.
European Heart Journal:2020:May 11 Full text

Multiorgan and renal tropism of SARS-CoV-2.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: May 13 Full text


Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in domestic cats.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: May 13 Full text

Airborne transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus‐2 to healthcare workers: a narrative review.
Anaesthesia:2020: May 8 Full text

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