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COVID-19 Feature Articles: Issue 155 May 2024

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.

Clinical Practice

Reduced numbers of elective joint replacement procedures in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020–2022: a registry data analysis study. AUS 
Medical Journal of Australia:2024: May 27 Full text

Advance care planning before and during COVID-19: evaluation of 73,675 patients’ records.
BJGP:2024: April 30
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Pathophysiology and Epidemiology

Hemorrhage and thrombosis in COVID-19-patients supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: an international study based on the COVID-19 critical care consortium. SVHA
Journal of Intensive Care:2024: May 6
Full text

Acute and post-acute respiratory complications of SARS-CoV-2 infection: population-based cohort study in South Korea and Japan
Nature Communications:2024: May 27
Full text

Cardiovascular outcomes for people hospitalised with COVID-19 in Australia, and the effect of vaccination: an observational cohort study. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2024: May 13
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Excess mortality in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden during the COVID-19 pandemic 2020–2022.
European Journal of Public Health:2024: May 17 Full text


Three-year outcomes of post-acute sequelae of COVID-19.
Nature Medicine:2024: May 30 Full text

Blood brain barrier disruption and glutamatergic excitotoxicity in post-acute sequelae of SARS COV-2 infection cognitive impairment: potential biomarkers and a window into pathogenesis. SVHA
Frontiers in Neurology:2024: May 2 Full text

Blood transcriptomic analyses reveal persistent SARS-CoV-2 RNA and candidate biomarkers in post-COVID-19 condition.
Lancet Microbe:2024: April 24 Full text

The persistence of SARS-CoV-2 in tissues and its association with long COVID symptoms: a cross-sectional cohort study in China.
Lancet Infectious Diseases:2024: April 22
Full text

Infection Control

Admission screening testing of patients and staff N95 masks are cost-effective in reducing COVID-19 hospital acquired infections.
Preprints with The Lancet:2024: April 27 Full text

Cost-effectiveness analysis of surgical masks, N95 masks compared to wearing no mask for the prevention of COVID-19 among health care workers: evidence from the public health care setting in India.
PLOS One:2024: May 20 Full text


Misperceptions about routine childhood vaccination among parents in Australia, before and after the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey study. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2024: May 12
Full text

Risk of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection following prior infection or vaccination.
Journal of Infectious Diseases:2024: May 8
Full text

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