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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 47 March 25

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.


A randomized trial supports the recommendation to continue treatment with ACEi or ARBs during hospitalization for COVID-19.
European Heart Journal:2021: February 28
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Potential health and economic impacts of dexamethasone treatment for patients with COVID-19.
Nature Communications:2021: February 16
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Effect of intermediate-dose vs standard-dose prophylactic anticoagulation on thrombotic events, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation treatment, or mortality among patients with COVID-19 admitted to the intensive care unit: The INSPIRATION Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA:2021: March 19
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Clinical Practice

Systematic evaluation and external validation of 22 prognostic models among hospitalised adults with COVID-19: an observational cohort study
European Respiratory Journal:2020:56(6):
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Management of hospitalised adults with coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19): A European Respiratory Society living guideline.
European Respiratory Journal:2021: March 10
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Mind the gaps: perioperative risk evaluation in patients scheduled for elective surgery in close relation to their SARS-Cov-2 vaccination
British Journal of Anaesthesia:2021: March 20
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SARSCoV2 infection, COVID19 and timing of elective surgery.
Anaesthesia:2021: March 18
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Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome.
Nature Medicine:2021: March 22
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Four-month clinical status of a cohort of patients after hospitalization for COVID-19.
JAMA:2021: March 17
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Health-related quality of life of COVID-19 patients after discharge: A multicenter follow-up study.
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2021: March 3
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What we (don’t) know about myocardial injury after COVID-19.
European Heart Journal:2021:
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Patterns of myocardial injury in recovered troponin-positive COVID-19 patients assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
European Heart Journal:2021: February 16 
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Cardiovascular biomarkers in patients with COVID-19.
European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care:2021: February 28
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Altered pulmonary blood volume distribution as a biomarker for predicting outcomes in COVID-19 disease
European Respiratory Journal:2021: March 18
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Infection Control

Transmissibility and transmission of respiratory viruses.
Nature Reviews Microbiology:2021: March 22
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Immunology and Vaccines

COVID-19 vaccination for people with severe mental illness: why, what, and how?
Lancet Psychiatry:2021: February 3
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Antibody response after SARS-CoV-2 infection and implications for immunity: a rapid living review.
Annals of Internal Medicine:2021: March 16
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Neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 variants after infection and vaccination.
JAMA:2021: March 19
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Antibody responses after a single dose of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: March 23 Full text

Single-dose administration and the influence of the timing of the booster dose on immunogenicity and efficacy of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine: a pooled analysis of four randomised trials.
Lancet:2021: February 19
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Association of age with SARS-CoV-2 antibody response.
JAMA Network Open:2021: March 22
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Psychological Aspects

Lived experiences of frontline workers and leaders during COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care: A qualitative study.
American Journal of Infection Control:2021: March 21
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The impact of COVID19 on the quality of life of older adults receiving communitybased aged care. AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2021: March 8
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Vulnerability of the medical product supply chain: the wake-up call of COVID-19.
BMJ Quality and Safety:2021: March 18
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