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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 24 September 10

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.


Association between administration of systemic corticosteroids and mortality among critically ill patients with COVID-19: a meta-analysis.
JAMA:2020: September 2 Full text

Effect of hydrocortisone on mortality and organ support in patients with severe COVID-19: the REMAP-CAP COVID-19 corticosteroid domain randomized clinical trial.
JAMA:2020: September 2
Full text

Effect of dexamethasone on days alive and ventilator-free in patients with moderate or severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and COVID-19: the CoDEX Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA:2020: September 2
Full text

Hypoxia response and acute lung and kidney injury: possible implications for therapy of COVID-19.
Clinical Kidney Journal:2020: September 2 Full text

Clinical Practice

Description of the effect of patient flow, junior doctor supervision and pandemic preparation on the ability of emergency physicians to provide direct patient care. AUS
Australian Health Review:2020: August 31 Full text

Surge capacity for critical care specialised allied health professionals in Australia during COVID-19. AUS
Australian Critical Care:2020: August 13 Full text

Impact of societal restrictions and lockdown on trauma admissions during the COVID‐19 pandemic: A single centre cross‐sectional observational study. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020: September 7 Full text

Injury-prone: peripheral nerve injuries associated with prone positioning for COVID-19-related acute respiratory distress syndrome.
British Journal of Anaesthesia:2020: September 4 Full text

Perioperative management of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19: review and recommendations for perioperative management from a retrospective cohort study.
British Journal of Anaesthesia:2020: September 4
Full text

Telemedicine in rheumatology: a reliable approach beyond the pandemic.
Rheumatology:2020: September 7 Full text

Infection Control

The keys to control a COVID-19 outbreak in a haemodialysis unit.
Clinical Kidney Journal:2020: July 13
Full text

Effectiveness of 222-nm ultraviolet light on disinfecting SARS-CoV-2 surface contamination.
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: September 4 Full text

Public Health

Facial masking for Covid-19 — potential for “variolation” as we await a vaccine.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: September 8 Full text

Social and behavioral consequences of mask policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:2020:117 (36) 21851-53 Full text

Reconsidering assumptions of adolescent and young adult SARS-CoV-2 transmission dynamics.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2020: September 7 Full text

SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19: The lived experience and perceptions of patients in isolation and care in an Australian healthcare setting. AUS
American Journal of Infection Control:2020: September 2 Full text


COVID-19 and microvascular disease: pathophysiology of SARS-Cov-2 infection with focus on the renin-angiotensin system.
Heart, Lung and Circulation:2020: September 2 Full text

COVID-19 is, in the end, an endothelial disease.
European Heart Journal:2020: September 3 Full text

Association of vitamin D status and other clinical characteristics with COVID-19 test results.
JAMA Network Open:2020: September 3 Full text

The immunology of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children with COVID-19.
Cell:2020: September 6 Full text

SARS-CoV-2 infection of human iPSC-derived cardiac cells predicts novel cytopathic features in hearts of COVID-19 patients.
BioRxiv:2020: August 25 Full text

Acute kidney injury during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation:2020: September 5 Full text

Vaccine Development

CoV3D: a database of high resolution coronavirus protein structures.
Nucleic Acids Research:2020: September 5 Full text

Phase 1–2 trial of a SARS-CoV-2 recombinant spike protein nanoparticle vaccine.
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: September 2
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