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Impact of different COVID-19 waves on kidney replacement therapy epidemiology and morta...
https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfac234
Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation : Official Publicat... Carriazo S, Aparicio-Madre MI et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Kidney replacement therapy (KRT) confers the highest risk of death from COVID-19. However, most data refer to the early pandemic waves. Whole year analysis in comparison with prior secular trends are scarce. We present the 2020 REMER Madrid KRT registry, corresponding to the Spanish Region hardest hit by COVID-19. In 2020, KRT incidence decreased 12% versus 2019 while KRT prevalence decreased (...

Surveillance on Adverse Events Following COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1 nCoV-19) vaccination in Go...
https://doi.org/10.2174/1574886317666220803104438
Current Drug Safety; Jose D, Dhupdale N et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - COVISHIELD, ChAdOx1 nCoV- 19 Corona Virus Vaccine was granted emergency use authorization (EUA) as the first vaccine in India in January 2021. Knowing what to anticipate after vaccination will reduce vaccine hesitancy in the public. This study aimed to identify and measure the adverse events following COVID-19 vaccination. A cross-sectional observational study was conducted at Goa Medical Colle...

COVID-19 related distress and sleep health among trauma-exposed South Asians: Does gene...
https://doi.org/10.1002/smi.3184
Stress and Health : Journal of the International Society ... Almeida IM, Slavish DC et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in substantial changes in individual and socio-economic factors that may negatively impact sleep health. We examined associations between COVID-19 related distress and sleep among trauma-exposed South Asian adults in the United States. Since a health advantage among foreign-born individuals has been previously noted in the literature (the "immigrant paradox"),...

The emerging role of miRNAs in the pathogenesis of COVID-19: Protective effects of nutr...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9346380
International Journal of Medical Sciences; Yang CY, Chen YH et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection can cause immunosuppression and cytokine storm, leading to lung damage and death. The clinical efficacy of anti-SARS-CoV-2 drugs in preventing viral entry into host cells and suppressing viral replication remains inadequate. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are crucial to the immune response to and pathogenesis of coronaviruses, such as S...

The Effect of Perceived Organizational Support of Nurses on Their Resilience: A Cross-S...
https://doi.org/10.1177/08445621221118800
The Canadian Journal of Nursing Research = Revue Canadien... Karadas A, Dogu Ö et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Throughout and following the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, there is an urgent need to focus on organizational support strategies aimed at improving the resilience of nurses. This research aims to examine the relationship between the nurses' perceived organizational support and their resilience levels, and to reveal the characteristics that make a significant difference. The data of this descrip...

COVID-19 during the index hospital admission confers a 'double-hit' effect on hip fract...
https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1674
Musculoskeletal Care; Hall AJ, Clement ND et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - The aims were to: (1) determine 1-year mortality rates for hip fracture patients during the first UK COVID-19 wave, and (2) assess mortality risk associated with COVID-19. A nationwide multicentre cohort study was conducted of all patients presenting to 17 hospitals in March-April 2020. Follow-up data were collected one year after initial hip fracture ('index') admission, including: COVID-19 st...

Serial interval in households infected with SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529 (Omicron) are ...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0950268822001248
Epidemiology and Infection; Buchholz U, An der Heiden M

Aug 6th, 2022 - Serial interval in households infected with SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529 (Omicron) are even shorter compared to Delta.|2022|Buchholz U,An der Heiden M,|

Cardiac Troponin Testing as a Component of Return to Play Cardiac Screening in Young Co...
https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.122.025369
Journal of the American Heart Association; Moulson N, Petek BJ et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Background Initial protocols for return to play cardiac testing in young competitive athletes following SARS-CoV-2 infection recommended cardiac troponin (cTn) to screen for cardiac involvement. This study aimed to define the diagnostic yield of cTn in athletes undergoing cardiovascular testing following SARS-CoV-2 infection. Methods and Results This prospective, observational cohort study from...

Trends in all-cause mortality and inpatient and outpatient visits for ambulatory care s...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jhm.12920
Journal of Hospital Medicine; Kendzerska T, Zhu DT et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the management of ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs) remains unknown. To compare observed and expected (projected based on previous years) trends in all-cause mortality and healthcare use for ACSCs in the first year of the pandemic (March 2020 to March 2021). We conducted a population-based study using provincial health administrative data on gen...

Quantitative Analysis of Vertical Transmission of Maternal SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies to Neo...
https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piac065
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society; Golan N, Ashkenazi S et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Serum antibody levels to SARS-CoV-2 in infants born to mothers who had received 2 doses of the BNT2b2 vaccine during pregnancy correlated positively with increasing gestational age at vaccination (P < .01) and negatively with increasing time from vaccination (P < .01), with a significant drop in infants aged >60 days (P = .045).

Palliative care delivery changes during COVID-19 and enduring implications in oncology ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000603
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Levoy K, Foxwell A et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - A rapid review was conducted to synthesize evidence of palliative care delivery changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Changes were synthesized according to the eight domains of high-quality palliative care and enduring implications for oncology nurses beyond the pandemic discussed. The most significant changes occurred in the structure and processes of palliative care (Domain 1), where increase...

The evolving scenario of cancer care provision across the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe.
https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000601
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Tagliamento M, Poggio F et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Over the past 2 years, the COVID-19 pandemic has had short-term and long-term effects on the delivery of cancer care. Some European countries faced an unprecedented widespread crisis during the first year of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, only being able afterwards to gradually recover, thanks to the improvement in preventive measures, changes in public health and reactive processes in cancer care an...

Editorial: The principles of quality supportive and palliative care highlighted in the ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000611
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Hales S, Li M et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Editorial: The principles of quality supportive and palliative care highlighted in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.|2022|Hales S,Li M,Ellis J,|

Virtual oncology research-different models and lessons learned.
https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000605
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Ranganathan P, Pramesh CS

Aug 6th, 2022 - The COVID-19 pandemic posed several challenges to cancer research including halting of trials, reduced recruitment and protocol violations related to inflexible processes followed in clinical trials. Researchers adopted innovative measures to mitigate these problems and continue studies without compromising their quality. This review collates these adaptations that could well continue after the...

Healthcare provider experiences during COVID-19 redeployment.
https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000609
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Schulz-Quach C, Lyver B et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Among the myriad traumatic impacts of COVID-19, the need for redeployment served as a significant stressor for healthcare providers (HCPs). This narrative review summarizes the current literature on HCP redeployment experiences and institutional support for staff, while proposing a theoretical approach to mitigating the negative impact on HCP mental health. Redeployment was a strong predictor o...

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on care and psychological impact on cancer patients.
https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000614
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Mihic-Góngora L, Rodriguez-Gonzalez A et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - To summarize the current literature on the psychological impact of COVID-19 on patients with cancer, both in terms of the impact of the virus itself and of changes in the healthcare system; and to describe current recommendations for supporting patients with cancer during the pandemic. Multiple studies have shown that patients with cancer experience high levels of psychological distress during ...

Effects of coronavirus disease 19 on the gastrointestinal tract and the potential impac...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000604
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Stringer AM

Aug 6th, 2022 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus type 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has resulted in a global pandemic, with people with other conditions at greater risk of severe infection with intensified symptoms across multiple organ systems. Patients with cancer are at greater risk, and it is likely that those receiving treatment will experience greater incidence and severity of gastrointestinal toxicities, ...

First report of auxiliary liver transplantation for severe cholangiopathy after SARS-Co...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.17165
American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal Of... Rela M, Rajakannu M et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Post-coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cholangiopathy (PCC) is a new entity observed in patients recovering from severe COVID-19 pneumonia. Most patients recover with cholestasis improving over a period of time. In some patients cholestasis is severe and persists or progresses to liver failure necessitating liver transplant. We present a previously healthy 50-year-old man who developed PCC wi...

COVID-19 burden among unaccompanied minors in United States custody.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciac636
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Foppiano Palacios C, Tucker EW et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, crowded and unsanitary living conditions lacking medical expertise made U.S. detention centers hotbeds for infectious disease outbreaks. There have been 30,000 COVID-19 cases, positivity rates exceeding 50%, and nine deaths in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody, but the extent of disease among children under the care of the Office of Refugee Resett...

Dendritic cell-based vaccine: the state-of-the-art vaccine platform for COVID-19 manage...
https://doi.org/10.1080/14760584.2022.2110076
Expert Review of Vaccines; Chavda VP, Patel AB et. al.

Aug 6th, 2022 - A correlation between new coronaviruses and host immunity, as well as the role of defective immune function in host response, would be extremely helpful in understanding coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pathogenicity, and a coherent structure of treatments and vaccines. As existing vaccines may be inadequate for new viral variants emerging in various regions of the world, it is a vital requiremen...