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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 29 October 15

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.


Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support in COVID-19: an international cohort study of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry.
Lancet:2020: September 25 Full text

Prone positioning for patients intubated for Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) secondary to COVID-19: observational cohort study.
British Journal of Anaesthesia:2020: October 10 Full text

Clinical Practice

The impact of protocolbased highintensity pharmacological thromboprophylaxis on thrombotic events in critically ill COVID19 patients.
Anaesthesia:2020: October 12 Full text

Usefulness of elevated troponin to predict death in patients with COVID-19 and myocardial injury.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology:2020: October 13 Full text

The safety of paediatric surgery between COVID19 surges: an observational study.
Anaesthesia:2020: October 13 Full text

Impact of COVID19related social restrictions on orthopaedic trauma in a level 1 trauma centre in Sydney: the first wave. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020: October 13 Full text

Caring for dialysis patients in a time of COVID-19.
Kidney Medicine:2020: October 14 Full text


COVID19 in older adults: a series of 76 patients 85years old and above with COVID19.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: October 12 Full text

Anticoagulation, bleeding, mortality, and pathology in hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology:2020:76(16):1815-26 Full text

Endothelial dysfunction in COVID-19: current findings and therapeutic implications.
Atherosclerosis:2020: October 14 Full text

Psychological Aspects

Psychological impact of COVID-19 on staff working in paediatric and adult critical care.

British Journal of Anaesthesia: 2020: October 10 Full text

Pandemicrelated behaviours and psychological outcomes. A rapid literature review to explain COVID19 behaviours. AUS
International Journal of Mental Health Nursing:2020: October 13 Full text

Infection Control 

The effect of temperature on persistence of SARS-CoV-2 on common surfaces.
Virology:2020: October 7 Full text

How to minimize airborne droplet contamination while performing laparoscopy in the COVID19 era. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020: October 6 Full text


SARS-CoV-2 immunity: review and applications to phase 3 vaccine candidates.
Lancet:2020: October 3 Full text

Genomic evidence for reinfection with SARS-CoV-2: a case study.
Lancet Infectious Diseases:2020: October 12 Full text

What reinfections mean for COVID-19.
Lancet Infectious Diseases:2020: October 12 Full text

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