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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 73 September 23

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.


Accelerating the evolution of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2: a risk of combining dexamethasone and tocilizumab for severe coronavirus disease 2019.
Journal of Infectious Diseases:2021:224(6):934-37 Full text

Clinical Practice

Predictive accuracy of enhanced versions of the on-admission National Early Warning Score in estimating the risk of COVID-19 for unplanned admission to hospital: a retrospective development and validation study.
BMC Health Services Research:2021: September 13 Full text

Practical ethical challenges and moral distress among staff in a hospital COVID-19 screening service. AUS
Internal Medicine Jouirnal:2021: September 19 Full text

‘From Expert to Novice’, perceptions of general ward nurses on deployment to outbreak intensive care units during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative descriptive study.
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2021: August 31 Full text 


Types of myocardial injury and mid-term outcomes in patients with COVID-19.
European Heart Journal - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes:2021: August 30 Full text


Technical article: Updated estimates of the prevalence of post-acute symptoms among people with coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK: 26 April 2020 to 1 August 2021.

Office for National Statistics (UK): 2021: September 16 Full text

Physical recovery of COVID-19 pneumosepsis intensive care survivors compared with non-COVID pneumosepsis intensive care survivors during post–intensive care hospitalization: The RECOVID retrospective cohort study.
Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition:2021: August 3 Full text

Prevalence, incidence and mortality of delirium in patients with COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Age and Ageing:2021:50(5):1445-53 Full text

Low rates of venous thromboembolism in hospitalised COVID-19 patients: an Australian experience. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2021: September 15 Full text

Infection Control

A systematic scoping review of ultraviolet C (UVC) light systems for SARS-CoV-2 inactivation.
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology:2021: September 16 Full text


Effectiveness of mRNA Covid-19 vaccine among U.S. health care personnel.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: September 22 Full text

Efficacy of the mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 vaccine at completion of blinded phase.
New England Journal of Medicine:2021: September 22 Full text

Vaccine Adverse Effects

Assessment of allergic and anaphylactic reactions to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines with confirmatory testing in a us regional health system.
JAMA Network Open:2021: September 21 Full text


The biological and clinical significance of emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants.
Nature Reviews Genetics:2021: September 17 Full text

Immunological memory to SARS-CoV-2 in convalescent COVID-19 patients at one-year post-infection.
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology:2021: September 15 Full text

Basic Sciences

Virus-induced senescence is driver and therapeutic target in COVID-19.
Nature:2021: September 13 Full text

The origins of SARS-CoV-2: A critical review.
Cell:2021: August 18 Full text

Psychosocial Aspects

Mental health of individuals with and without eating disorders across six months and two waves of COVID-19. SVHA

Eating Behaviours:2021: September 7 Full text

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