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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 28 October 8

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.


Remdesivir for adults with COVID-19: a living systematic review for an american college of physicians practice points.
Annals of Internal Medicine:2020: October 5 Full text

Baricitinib improves respiratory function in patients treated with corticosteroids for SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia: an observational cohort study.
Rheumatology:2020:October 6 Full text

Potential therapeutic value of dexmedetomidine in COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU.
British Journal of Anaesthesia:2020: October 2 Full text

Clinical Practice

Safe and rapid implementation of telemedicine fracture clinics: the impact of the COVID‐19 pandemic.
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020: September 17 Full text

Delaying surgery for patients with a previous SARS‐CoV‐2 infection.
British Journal of Surgery:2020: September 25 Full text

Livestreamed ward rounds: a tool for clinical teaching during the COVID19 pandemic. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2020: September 9 Full text

Rapid integration of home telehealth visits amidst COVID‐19: what do older adults need to succeed?
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: September 15 Full text

Clinical screening for COVID-19 in asymptomatic patients with cancer.
JAMA Oncology:2020: September 29 Full text

Risk stratification of patients admitted to hospital with covid-19 using the ISARIC WHO Clinical Characterisation Protocol: development and validation of the 4C Mortality Score.
BMJ:2020: September 9 Full text

In-hospital cardiac arrest in critically ill patients with Covid-19: multicenter cohort study.
BMJ:2020: September 30 Full text

Angiotensin‐converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers and prognosis of hypertensive patients hospitalized with Covid‐19.
Internal Medicine Journal:2020: October 6 Full text

Exercising in isolation? The role of telehealth in exercise oncology during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Physical Therapy:2020: July 31 
Full text

Systematic review of changes and recovery in physical function and fitness after severe acute respiratory syndrome–related coronavirus infection: implications for COVID-19 rehabilitation.
Physical Therapy:2020: July 31 Full text

Infection Control

Survival of SARS-CoV-2 and influenza virus on the human skin: importance of hand hygiene in COVID-19.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2020: October 3 Full text

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare acquired infections with multidrug resistant organisms.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: October 2 Full text

Impact of COVID-19 prevention measures on risk of health care-associated Clostridium difficile infection.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: October 5 Full text

Implementing a negative pressure isolation space within a skilled nursing facility to control SARS-CoV-2 transmission.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: October 3 Full text

A quantitative evaluation of aerosol generation during tracheal intubation and extubation.
Anaesthesia:2020: October 6 Full text

How to minimise airborne droplet contamination while performing laparoscopy in the COVID‐19 era. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery: October 6 Full text

Efficacy and safety of hydroxychloroquine vs placebo for pre-exposure SARS-CoV-2 prophylaxis among health care workers: a randomized clinical trial.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2020: September 30 Full text

Influenza vaccination to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with COVID-19: JACC State-of-the-Art Review.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology:2020: October 5 Full text

Mental Health

Evaluation of the effect of COVID‐19 pandemic on anxiety severity of physicians working in the internal medicine department of a tertiary care hospital: a cross‐sectional survey.
Internal Medicine Journal:2020: October 1 Full text


Neurologic and neuroimaging findings in patients with COVID-19A retrospective multicenter study.
Neurology:2020: 95(13):1868-82 Full text

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