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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 56 May 27

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.


Corticosteroids in COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 ARDS: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Intensive Care Medicine:2021: April 19
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Clinical Practice

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on South Australia’s emergency departments: evidence from two lockdowns. AUS
Australian Health Review:2021: May 20
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Experiences of patients with chronic diseases of access to multidisciplinary care during COVID-19 in South Australia. AUS
Australian Health Review:2021: May 20
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Current and future use of telemedicine in surgical clinics during and beyond COVID-19: A narrative review. SVHA
Annals of Medicine and Surgery:2021: May 8
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6-month multidisciplinary follow-up and outcomes of patients with paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS-TS) at a UK tertiary paediatric hospital: a retrospective cohort study.
Lancet Child and Adolescent Health:2021: May 24
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Increased orthopaedic presentations as a result of COVID-19-related social restrictions in a regional setting, despite local and global trends. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2021: May 20 
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Age and subtle cognitive impairment are associated with long-term olfactory dysfunction after COVID-19 infection.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2021: May 21
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What is the diagnostic accuracy of chest radiography, ultrasound, and computed tomography for COVID-19?
Annals of Emergency Medicine:2021: May 14
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Infection Control

Face masks effectively limit the probability of SARS-CoV-2 transmission.
Science:2021: May 20
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Assessing the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission via surgical electrocautery plume.
JAMA Surgery:2021: May 21
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Efficacy of NVX-CoV2373 Covid-19 vaccine against the B.1.351 variant.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: May 20
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The potential risks of delaying the second vaccine dose during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
QJM:2021: March 2
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Public health impact of delaying second dose of BNT162b2 or mRNA-1273 covid-19 vaccine: simulation agent based modeling study.
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Vaccine Adverse Effects

Rare PEG allergy triggered postvaccination anaphylaxis.
JAMA:2021 May 18
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Preliminary analysis of association between COVID-19 vaccination and sudden hearing loss using US centers for disease control and prevention vaccine adverse events reporting system data.
JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery:2021: May 20 
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Societal Factors

COVID-19 vaccine rumors and conspiracy theories: The need for cognitive inoculation against misinformation to improve vaccine adherence. AUS
PLOS ONE:2021: May 12
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COVID-19 and the Blitz compared: mental health outcomes in the UK.
Lancet Psychiatry:2021: May 11
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The social impact of COVID-19 as perceived by the employees of a UK mental health service.
International Journal of Mental Health Nursing:2021: May 21
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