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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 51 April 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.


Comparative outcomes between COVID-19 and influenza patients placed on veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe ARDS.
American Journal of Surgery:2021: April 20 Full text

Clinical Practice

Surgery after a previous SARSCoV19 infection: data, answers and questions.
Anaesthesia:2021: April 17
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Heart–lung interactions in COVID-19: prognostic impact and usefulness of bedside echocardiography for monitoring of the right ventricle involvement.
Heart Failure Reviews:2021: April 17
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The utility of chest CT imaging in suspected or diagnosed COVID-19 patients – a review of literature.

Chest:2021: April 20 Full text

Hospital-acquired infections in critically-ill COVID-19 patients.
Chest:2021: April 20
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Anemia in patients with Covid-19: pathogenesis and clinical significance.
Clinical and Experimental Medicine:2021:21:239–246
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Diabetes and overweight/obesity are independent, nonadditive risk factors for in-hospital severity of COVID-19: an international, multicenter retrospective meta-analysis.
Diabetes Care:2021:April 15
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Initial findings from the North American COVID-19 Myocardial Infarction Registry.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology:2021: April 16
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Frequency of atrial arrhythmia in hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
American Journal of Cardiology:2021:147(15):52-57
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Burden of thrombotic events in coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) patients and effect on outcomes (from a multicenter electronic health record database).
American Journal of Cardiology:2021:147(15):15052
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Liver histopathology in COVID-19 patients: a mono-Institutional series of liver biopsies and autopsy specimens.
Pathology - Research and Practice:2021: April 19 Full text

Characteristics of COVID-19 smell and taste dysfunction in hospitalized patients.
American Journal of Otolaryngology:2021: April 19 Full text


SARS-CoV-2 infection rates of antibody-positive compared with antibody-negative health-care workers in England: a large, multicentre, prospective cohort study (SIREN)
Lancet:2021: April 9
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Psychological Aspects

Suicide in England in the COVID-19 pandemic: early observational data from real time surveillance.
Lancet Regional Health:2021: April 20 Full text

Suicide trends in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic: an interrupted time-series analysis of preliminary data from 21 countries.
Lancet Psychiatry:2021: April 13
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Vaccine Safety and Adverse Effects

Preliminary findings of mRNA Covid-19 vaccine safety in pregnant persons.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: April 21
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Potential mechanisms of anaphylaxis to COVID-19 mRNA vaccines.
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology:2021: April 20 Full text

Vaccine Efficacy

Shortterm impact of nursing home SARSCoV2 vaccinations on new infections, hospitalizations, and deaths.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2021: April 16
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Association between influenza vaccination and severe COVID-19 outcomes at a designated COVID-only hospital in Brooklyn.
American Journal of Infection Control:2021: April 20
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Safety and efficacy of single-dose Ad26.COV2.S vaccine against Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: April 21
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Vaccine breakthrough infections with SARS-CoV-2 variants.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: April 21
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