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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 48 April 1

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.


Effect of helmet noninvasive ventilation vs high-flow nasal oxygen on days free of respiratory support in patients with COVID-19 and moderate to severe hypoxemic respiratory failure: The HENIVOT Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA:2021: March 25
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Comparison of time to clinical improvement with vs without remdesivir treatment in hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
JAMA Network Open:2021: March 24
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Clinical Practice

The impact of COVID19 on alcohol and other drug nurses' provision of care: A qualitative descriptive study. AUS
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2021: March 3
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Use of telehealth by surgical specialties during the COVID-19 pandemic.
JAMA Suregry:2021: March 26
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Development and implementation of a Pacific Islandcentred COVID19 Health Worker Safety Guide. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2021: March 14
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National Early Warning Score 2 (NEWS2) to identify inpatient COVID-19 deterioration: a retrospective analysis.
Clinical Medicine Journal:2021: March 24
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An overview of COVID19 in people with diabetes: pathophysiology and considerations in the inpatient setting. AUS
Diabetic Medicine:2021:38(3):e14509
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Infection Control

The effects of trained observers (dofficers) and audits during a facility-wide COVID-19 outbreak: a mixed-methods quality improvement analysis.
American Journal of Infection Control:2021: March 25
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The effect of respiratory activity, noninvasive respiratory support and facemasks on aerosol generation and its relevance to COVID19. AUS
Anaesthesia:2021: March 30
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Post-covid syndrome in individuals admitted to hospital with covid-19: retrospective cohort study.
BMJ:2021: March 31
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Immunosuppression as a risk factor for COVID19: a metaanalysis. SVHA
Internal Medicine Journal:2021: February 25
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How COVID-19 Affects the brain.
JAMA Psychiatry:2021: March 26
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Alterations in T and B cell function persist in convalescent COVID-19 patients.

Cell Med:2021: March 31 Full text

Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19: multicentre prospective analysis of registry data
Clinical Kidney Journal:2021: March 27
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Risk of mortality in patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern 202012/1: matched cohort study.
BMJ:2021:372:n579 Full text

Increased mortality in community-tested cases of SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.1.1.7.
Nature:2021: March 15 Full text

Case fatality risk of the SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern B.1.1.7 in England.
MedRxiv:2021: March 10 Full text

Immunology, Vaccines and Testing

Seroprevalence and humoral immune durability of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in Wuhan, China: a longitudinal, population-level, cross-sectional study.
Lancet:2021: March 18
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Assessment of protection against reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 among 4 million PCR-tested individuals in Denmark in 2020: a population-level observational study.
Lancet:2021: March 17
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Efficacy of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern 202012/01 (B.1.1.7): an exploratory analysis of a randomised controlled trial.
Lancet:2021: March 31 Full text

Lessons learned from frontline skilled nursing facility staff regarding COVID19 vaccine hesitancy.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2021: March 25
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Are saliva and deep throat sputum as reliable as common respiratory specimens for SARS-CoV-2 detection? A systematic review and meta-analysis.
American Journal of Infection Control:2021: March 24
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Psychological Aspects

Silent suffering of the dying and their families: impact of COVID19. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2021: March 1 Full text

Healthrelated quality of life of COVID19 patients after discharge: A multicenter followup study.
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2021: March 3 Full text

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