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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 32 November 5

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.


The ten reasons why corticosteroid therapy reduces mortality in severe COVID-19.
Intensive Care Medicine:2020: October 7 Full text

Hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus: how not to repurpose a drug during a pandemic.
Internal Medicine Journal:2020: October 30 Full text

Clinical Practice

Effect of statin therapy on SARS-CoV-2 infection-related mortality in hospitalized patients.
European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy:2020: November 2 Full text

Six lessons for COVID-19 rehabilitation from HIV rehabilitation.
Physical Therapy:2020: 100(11):1906-09 Full text

Operational considerations for physical therapy during COVID-19: a rapid review.
Physical Therapy:2020:100(11):1917-29 Full text

Early physical therapist interventions for patients with COVID-19 in the acute care hospital: a case report series.
Physical Therapy:2020: October 19 Full text

Preventing COVID-19 infection in mental health units: recommendations for best practices.
Issues in Mental Health Nursing:2020:41(11):969-75 Full text


Characteristics of cardiac injury in critically ill patients with COVID-19.
Chest:2020: October 28 Full text

COVID‐19 in older adults: a series of 76 patients aged 85 years and older with COVID‐19.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: October 12 Full text

Pathological features of COVID-19-associated myocardial injury: a multicentre cardiovascular pathology study.
European Heart Journal:2020:41(39):3827-35 Full text

SARS-CoV-2 in first trimester pregnancy: a cohort study.
Human Reproduction:2020: November 4 Full text

Thyroid dysfunction in relation to immune profile, disease status and outcome in 191 patients with COVID-19.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism:2020: November 3 Full text

Neopterin predicts disease severity in hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
Open Forum Infectious Diseases:2020: November 3 Full text

Clinical characteristics and outcomes of COVID-19-infected cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute:2020: November 2 Full text


Lack of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in a large cohort of previously infected persons.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2020: November 4 Full text

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