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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 43 February 4

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.

Clinical Practice

Portable chest radiography as an exclusionary test for adverse clinical outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Chest:2021: January 29 Full text

Delirium in patients with SARSCoV2 infection: a multicenter study.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2021:69(2):293-99 Full text

Should we prescribe antibiotics in older patients presenting COVID-19 pneumonia?
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association:2020: December 4 Full text

Effect of Prone Positioning on the respiratory support of non-intubated patients with COVID-19 and acute hypoxemic respiratory failure: A retrospective matching cohort study.
Chest:2021: January 29 Full text

Effect of the COVID19 pandemic first wave and public policy on elective and emergency surgery provision in Southern Queensland. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2021: February 1 Full text


Respiratory and psychophysical sequelae among patients with COVID-19 four months after hospital discharge.
JAMA Network Open:2021: January 27 Full text

Association of smoking and cumulative pack-year exposure with COVID-19 outcomes in the Cleveland Clinic COVID-19 Registry.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2021: January 25 Full text

COVID-19 symptoms and SARS-CoV-2 antibody positivity in a large survey of first responders and healthcare personnel, May-July 2020.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2021: January 31 Full text

Signs, symptoms, and comorbidities associated with poor outcomes among residents of a skilled nursing facility with SARS-CoV-2 infection—King County, Washington.
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association:2021: January 28 Full text

Infection Control

COVID19 in the perioperative setting: applying a hierarchy of controls to prevent transmission.
AORN Journal:2021: February 3 Full text

Impact of a public policy restricting staff mobility between nursing homes in Ontario, Canada during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association:2021: January 26
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Healthcare Worker Issues

Bestpractices for preventing skin injury beneath personal protective equipment during the COVID19 pandemic: a position paper from the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP).
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2021: February 3 Full text

Anxiety, sleep disorders and selfefficacy among nurses during COVID19 pandemic: A crosssectional study.
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2021: February 3 Full text

Vaccines and Immunology

SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and the growing threat of viral variants.
JAMA:2021: January 28 Full text

Efficacy and safety of the mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: February 4 Full text

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