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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 81 November 18

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.


Physiotherapy-assisted prone or modified prone positioning in ward-based patients with COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study. AUS
Physiotherapy:2021: September 24 Full text

Clinical Practice

‘We couldn't have managed without your team’: a collaborative palliative care response to the COVID-19 pandemic in residential aged care. AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2021: November 10 Full text

COVID-19 pandemic: end of life experience in Australian residential aged care facilities.
Internal Medicine Journal:2021: November 16 Full text

Lung ultrasound in predicting COVID-19 clinical outcomes: a prospective observational study.
Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open:2021: November 1 Full text

External validation of the QCovid risk prediction algorithm for risk of COVID-19 hospitalisation and mortality in adults: national validation cohort study in Scotland.
Thorax:2021: November 15 Full text

Acute-to-chronic glycemic ratio as a predictor of COVID-19 severity and mortality.
Diabetes Care:2021: November 15 Full text


Clinical characteristics and symptom duration among outpatients with COVID-19.
American Journal of Infection Control:2021: November 13 Full text

Renal long-term outcome of critically ill COVID-19 patients with acute kidney failure and continuous renal replacement therapy.
Clinical Kidney Journal:2021: August 13 Full text

Clinical presentation, disease course, and outcome of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients with and without pre-existing cardiac disease: a cohort study across 18 countries.
European Heart Journal:2021: November 4 Full text

The impact of COVID-19 critical illness on new disability, functional outcomes and return to work at 6 months: a prospective cohort study. SVHA
Critical Care:2021: November 8 Full text

Association of Self-reported COVID-19 Infection and SARS-CoV-2 Serology Test Results With Persistent Physical Symptoms Among French Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2021: November 8 Full text

Infection Control

SARS-CoV-2 environmental contamination from hospitalised patients with COVID-19 receiving aerosol-generating procedures.
Thorax:2021: November 4 Full text

Rectally shed SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 inpatients is consistently lower than respiratory shedding and lacks infectivity.

Clinical Microbiology and Infection:2021: November 9 Full text

Effectiveness of public health measures in reducing the incidence of covid-19, SARS-CoV-2 transmission, and covid-19 mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis.
BMJ:2021: November 18 Full text


Characteristics and risk of COVID-19-related death in fully vaccinated people in Scotland.
Lancet:2021: October 28 Full text

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines on Covid-19 incidence and mortality in the United States.

MedRxiv:2021: November 17 Full text

Association between COVID-19 diagnosis and in-hospital mortality in patients hospitalized with st-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
JAMA:2021: October 29 Full text


“Polymutant” spike points way toward more durable COVID-19 vaccine.
JAMA:2021: November 9 Full text

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