Successful Distancing: Telemedicine in Gastroenterology and Hepatology During the COVID...
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Digestive Diseases and Sciences; Perisetti A, Goyal H

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Telemedicine involves delivering healthcare and preventative care services to patients without the need for in-person encounters. Traditionally, telemedicine has been used for acute events (e.g., stroke, used to relay essential information to the emergency department) and chronic disease management (e.g., diabetes and chronic kidney disease management). Though the utilization of telemedicine in...

COVID-19 pandemic and allergen immunotherapy - an EAACI survey.
Allergy Pfaar O, Agache I et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - As in many fields of medical care, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) resulted in an increased uncertainty regarding the safety of allergen immunotherapy (AIT). Therefore, the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) aimed to analyze the situation in different countries and systematically collect all information available regarding tolerability and possible amendments in...

Reimagining the Role of School-Based Health Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Journal of School Health; Abdul-Raheem JN, Liu AJ et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Reimagining the Role of School-Based Health Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic.|2021|Abdul-Raheem JN,Liu AJ,Collins ME,|

Organizing the 16th Spring School on Immunology during a pandemic.
European Journal of Immunology; Lohoff M, Wolf M et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Organizing the 16th Spring School on Immunology during a pandemic.|2021|Lohoff M,Wolf M,Durez T,|

National Survey of School Employees: COVID-19, School Reopening, and Student Wellness.
The Journal of School Health; Pattison KL, Hoke AM et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - During spring 2020, COVID-19 forced widespread United States school building closures in an unprecedented disruption for K-12 students and staff. Partnering with the American School Health Association (ASHA), we sought to identify areas of concern among school staff planning for school reopening with the goal of addressing gaps in resources and education. This 16-item web-based survey was distr...

The Prognostic Impact of Thyroid Disorders on the Clinical Severity of COVID-19: Result...
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Güven M, Gültekin H

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection can cause thyroid hormonal disorders. In addition, tracheal compression by thyroid nodules can aggravate hypoxia in critically-ill patients. No studies have investigated the effect of thyroid nodules on the prognosis of patients with COVID-19. In this study, we investigated the effect of thyroid hormonal disorders and thyroi...

Point-of-care lung ultrasound in the diagnosis and monitoring of paediatric patients wi...
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Musolino AM, Boccuzzi E et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Point-of-care lung ultrasound is a widely used tool in the diagnosis and management of patients with pulmonary diseases and now with SARS-CoV-2 infection. We describe two cases of pneumothorax which are, as far as we know, among the first reported in COVID-19 patients younger than 18 years. The diagnostic and monitoring role of point-of-care lung ultrasound has been extremely useful in the mana...

Meaningful Engagement Among Assisted Living Residents With Dementia: Successful Approac...
Journal of Applied Gerontology : the Official Journal of ... Kemp CL, Bender AA et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Meaningful engagement is an important dimension of quality of life and care for persons living with dementia, including the growing number who reside in assisted living communities. This report presents preliminary findings from an ongoing qualitative study aimed at identifying best care practices to create and maintain meaningful engagement among persons with dementia. Over a 1-year period, we...

Impact of COVID-19 on surgical training.
The British Journal of Surgery; Davis CE, Hayes L et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Impact of COVID-19 on surgical training.|2021|Davis CE,Hayes L,Dent N,Jennings I,Arumugasamy M,|

Psychological implications on stoma patients waiting for reversal in the era of COVID-1...
The British Journal of Surgery; Vailas M, Sotiropoulou M et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Psychological implications on stoma patients waiting for reversal in the era of COVID-19 pandemic.|2021|Vailas M,Sotiropoulou M,Schizas D,Maroulis I,|

Cardiovascular biomarkers in patients with COVID-19.
European Heart Journal. Acute Cardiovascular Care; Mueller C, Giannitsis E et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has increased awareness that severe acute respiratory distress syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) may have profound effects on the cardiovascular system. COVID-19 often affects patients with pre-existing cardiac disease, and may trigger acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), venous thromboembolism (VTE), acute myocardial infarction (AMI), a...

Postponing elective surgery due to COVID-19 did not decrease the oncological surgery ra...
The British Journal of Surgery; Kuitunen I, Ponkilainen VT et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Postponing elective surgery due to COVID-19 did not decrease the oncological surgery rate in Finland.|2021|Kuitunen I,Ponkilainen VT,Uimonen MM,Paloneva J,Launonen AP,|

Epidemiology, Clinical Features, and Outcomes of Hospitalized Adults with COVID-19: Ear...
Southern Medical Journal; Lucar J, Wingler MJB et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - To describe the demographics, clinical characteristics, and outcomes of hospitalized adults with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in an academic medical center in the southern United States. Retrospective, observational cohort study of all adult patients (18 years and older) consecutively admitted with laboratory-confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 infection between Mar...

Self-quarantine programme and pre-operative SARS-CoV-2 PCR screening for orthopaedic el...
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International Orthopaedics; Nishitani K, Nagao M et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - This study aimed to evaluate the acceptability of 14 days of self-quarantine and the positivity rate of pre-operative severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) screening for patients undergoing elective orthopaedic surgery. The self-quarantine programme and pre-operative SARS-CoV-2 PCR screening were initiated for patients who were scheduled fo...

Use of conventional synthetic and biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in pa...
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Rheumatology International; Migkos MP, Kaltsonoudis E et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - To examine whether patients with inflammatory arthritis (IA) treated with conventional synthetic (cs) disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and/or biologic (b) DMARDs, could be affected from SARS-CoV-2 infection and to explore the COVID-19 disease course and outcome in this population. This is a prospective observational study. During the period February-December 2020, 443 patients wi...

The semantic of a pandemic: Are cardiovascular patients dying "with" or "from" COVID-19...
Medicine Mapelli M, Mantegazza V et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Northern Italy has been particularly hit by the current Covid-19 pandemic. Italian deceased patients have a mean age of 78.5 years and only 1.2% have no comorbidities. These data started a public debate whether patients die "with" or "from" Covid-19. If on one hand the public opinion has been persuaded to believe that Covid-19 infection has poor outcomes just in elderly and/or fragile subjects,...

Asian-American Trainees During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of America... Wang MZ, Hu JR

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Asian-American Trainees During the COVID-19 Pandemic.|2021|Wang MZ,Hu JR,|

Learning in a Pandemic.
Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of America... Manzoor F

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Learning in a Pandemic.|2021|Manzoor F,|

The Impact of COVID-19 on Marginalized Communities.
Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of America... Grunhut J

Mar 3rd, 2021 - The Impact of COVID-19 on Marginalized Communities.|2021|Grunhut J,|

Posttraumatic symptoms, posttraumatic growth, and internal resources among the general ...
International Journal of Psychology : Journal Internation... Kalaitzaki A

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Scarce and inconclusive evidence exists on the mental health consequences of the COVID-19 lockdown. This study examined the psychological impact of the lockdown in Greece, resilience levels, use of coping strategies, and identified high-risk groups. A sample of 1661 participants (mean age = 39.5, SD = 12.2; 75.5% females) completed a web-based survey, which was distributed through social networ...