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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 30 October 22

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.


Efficacy of tocilizumab in patients hospitalized with Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: October 21 Full text

Remdesivir for the treatment of Covid-19 — final report.
New England Journal of Medicine: 2020: October 8 Full text

Dexmedetomidine: another arrow in the quiver to fight COVID-19 disease in intensive care units.
British Journal of Anaesthesia:2020: 14 October Full text

Repurposed antiviral drugs for COVID-19; interim WHO SOLIDARITY trial results.
MedRxiv:2020: October 15 Full text

Clinical Practice

Safety and efficacy of bronchoscopy in critically ill patients with COVID-19.
Chest:2020: October 8 Full text

Renal impairment and its impact on clinical outcomes in patients who are critically ill with COVID‐19: a multicentre observational study.
Anaesthesia:2020: October 16 Full text

Fasting blood glucose and COVID-19 severity: nonlinearity matters.
Diabetes care:2020: October 17 Full text

Respiratory follow-up of patients with COVID-19 pneumonia.
Thorax:2020: October 16 Full text

Use of telecritical care for family visitation to ICU during the COVID-19 pandemic: an interview study and sentiment analysis.
BMJ Quality and Safety:2020: October 7 Full text

Clinician Perspectives on Implementing Video Visits in Home-Based Palliative Care.
Palliative Medicine Reports:2020: October 6 Full text

Swallowing and communication management of tracheostomy and laryngectomy in the context of COVID-19: a review.
JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery:2020: October 15 Full text

Partnering with local hospitals and public health to manage COVID‐19 outbreaks in nursing homes.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: October 9 Full text

Prevalence, management, and outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 infections in older people and those with dementia in mental health wards in London, UK: a retrospective observational study.
Lancet Psychiatry:2020: October 5 Full text

Infection Control

The powder keg: Lessons learned about clinical staff preparedness during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: October 20 Full text

Nosocomial SARS‐CoV‐2 transmission in postoperative infection and mortality: analysis of 14798 procedures.
British Journal of Surgery:2020: October 8 Full text

Disinfection of 3D-printed protective face shield during COVID-19 pandemic.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: October 17 Full text

Temperature screening for SARS‐CoV‐2 in nursing homes: evidence from two national cohorts.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: October 9 Full text

Psychological Aspects

Psychological well-being of Australian hospital clinical staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. AUS
Australian Health Review:2020: October 9 Full text 

Mental health presentations to Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department during COVID‐19 lockdown.
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: October 20 Full text


Echocardiographic findings in pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 in the United States.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons:2020:76(17):1947-61 Full text

Neuropathology of patients with COVID-19 in Germany: a post-mortem case series.
Lancet Neurology:2020: October 5 Full text

Characterization of patients who return to hospital following discharge from hospitalization for COVID-19.
Journal of General Internal Medicine:2020: August 19 Full text

Attributes and predictors of Long-COVID: analysis of COVID cases and their symptoms collected by the Covid Symptoms Study App.
MedRxiv:2020: October 21 Full text

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