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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 98 April 21

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.


Assessment of awake prone positioning in hospitalized adults with COVID-19: a nonrandomized controlled trial.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2022: April 18 Full text

Oral nirmatrelvir for high-risk, nonhospitalized adults with Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2022: April 14 Full text

Changes in the immune response against SARS-CoV-2 in individuals with severe COVID-19 treated with high dose of vitamin D
Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy:2022: April 14 Full text


Intramuscular AZD7442 (Tixagevimab–Cilgavimab) for prevention of Covid-19.
New England Journal of Medicine:2022: April 20 Full text

Clinical Practice

Accuracy of telephone triage for predicting adverse outcomes in suspected COVID-19: an observational cohort study.
BMJ Quality and Safety:2022: March 30 Full text

The impact of Victorian COVID-19 lockdowns on the presentation and management of acute appendicitis. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2022: April 16 Full text

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the incidence and mortality of hospital-onset bloodstream infection: a cohort study.
BMJ Quality and Safety:2022:31(5):379-82 Full text

Pathophysiology and Epidemiology

Postmortem assessment of olfactory tissue degeneration and microvasculopathy in patients With COVID-19. JAMA Neurology:2022: April 11 Full text

Persistent symptoms after the first wave of COVID-19 in relation to SARS-CoV-2 serology and experience of acute symptoms: a nested survey in a population-based cohort.
Lancet Regional Health – Europe:2022: April 12 Full text

Acute upper airway disease in children with the Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant of SARS-CoV-2—a report from the US National COVID Cohort Collaborative.
JAMA Pediatrics:2022: April 15 Full text

Association of psychiatric disorders with incidence of SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infection among vaccinated adults.
JAMA Network Open:2022: April 14 Full text

Admissions to a large tertiary care hospital and Omicron BA.1 and BA.2 SARS-CoV-2 PCR positivity: primary, contributing, or incidental COVID-19.
MedRxiv:2022: April 18 Full text

Rates of COVID-19 among unvaccinated adults with prior COVID-19.
JAMA Network Open:2022: April 20 Full text


Three-dose mRNA-1273 vaccination schedule: sufficient antibody response in majority of immunocompromised hematology patients.
MedRxiv:2022: April 18 Full text


The evolution and biology of SARS-CoV-2 variants.
Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine:2022: April 20 Full text

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