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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 138 April 13

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.


Efficacy and safety of anakinra plus standard of care for patients with severe COVID-19: a randomized phase 2/3 clinical trial.
JAMA Network Open:2023: April 7 Full text

The clinical practice of palliative sedation in patients dying from COVID-19: a retrospective chart review.
BMC Palliative Care:2023: April 4 Full text

Clinical Practice

Electrocardiographic findings and prognostic values in patients hospitalised with COVID-19 in the World Heart Federation Global Study.
Heart:2023:109(9):668-73 Full text


Risk of death in patients hospitalized for COVID-19 vs seasonal influenza in fall-winter 2022-2023.
JAMA:2023: April 6 Full text


SARS-CoV-2 spike protein accumulation in the skull-meninges-brain axis: potential implications for long-term neurological complications in post-COVID-19.
BioRxiv:2023: April 5 Full text

Metabolic dysregulation impairs lymphocyte function during severe SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Communications Biology:2023: April 7 Full text

Multiplatform analyses reveal distinct drivers of systemic pathogenesis in adult versus pediatric severe acute COVID-19.
Nature Communications:2023: April 4 Full text

Infection Control

Impact of personal protective equipment attached powered air-purifying respirator on nursing-skill performance and psychosocial stress of intensive care unit COVID-19 nurses: A cross-sectional study.
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2023: March 13 Full text

Airborne disease transmission during indoor gatherings over multiple time scales: modeling framework and policy implications.
PNAS:2023: April 10 Full text


Exhaled breath aerosol shedding of highly transmissible versus prior severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 variants.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2022: October 26 Full text

Psychosocial Aspects

Impact of public restrictive measures on hypertension during the COVID-19 pandemic: existing evidence and long-term implications.
Clinical Kidney Journal:2023:16(4):619-34 Full text

The psychosocial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on chronic care patients.
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association:2023:24(4):426-33 Full text

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