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Geotemporal analysis of perinatal care changes and maternal mental health: an example f...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-022-01252-6
Archives of Women's Mental Health; Hendrix CL, Werchan D et. al.

Aug 14th, 2022 - Our primary objective was to document COVID-19 induced changes to perinatal care across the USA and examine the implication of these changes for maternal mental health. We performed an observational cross-sectional study with convenience sampling using direct patient reports from 1918 postpartum and 3868 pregnant individuals collected between April 2020 and December 2020 from 10 states across t...

Inequity and disparities mar existing global research evidence on Long COVID.
https://doi.org/10.1177/17579759221113276
Global Health Promotion; Taghrir MH, Akbarialiabad H et. al.

Aug 14th, 2022 - Since the pandemic began in December 2019, SARS-Cov2 has accentuated the wide gap and disparities in socioeconomic and healthcare access at individual, community, country, and regional levels. More than two years into the current pandemic, up to three-fourths of the patients are reporting continued signs and symptoms beyond the acute phase of COVID-19, and Long COVID portends to be a major chal...

Interleukin-6 Is a Promising Marker of COVID-19 in Children: A Case Series of 2 Brother...
https://doi.org/10.12659/AJCR.934468
The American Journal of Case Reports; Maggio MC, Failla MC et. al.

Aug 14th, 2022 - BACKGROUND To date, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) remains a global health concern, with fatalities mostly in older age groups with underlying medical conditions, while children are less likely to manifest severe symptoms. CASE REPORT We describe the clinical cases of 2 brothers admitted to our Children's Hospital for persistent fever and cough during the COVID-19 pandemic. Case 1. A 1.5-y...

The Effectiveness of a Four-Week Digital Physiotherapy Intervention to Improve Function...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19159566
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Estebanez-Pérez MJ, Pastora-Bernal JM et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Long COVID-19 has been defined as the condition occurring in individuals with a history of probable or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection, with related symptoms lasting at least 2 months and not explainable by an alternative diagnosis. The practice of digital physiotherapy presents itself as a promising complementary treatment method to standard physiotherapy, playing a key role in the recovery of ...

Associations between Demographic Characteristics, Lifestyle Factors and School-Related ...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19159575
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Barene S, Ruud-Tronsmoen A et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - The purpose of this study was to evaluate the associations between demographic characteristics, lifestyle factors and school-related conditions, and symptoms of mental health problems in Norwegian upper secondary school students following the COVID-19 pandemic. In this cross-sectional study design we used a binary logistic regression model to evaluate potential associations between the predicto...

Association between COVID-19 and Sick Leave for Healthcare Workers in a Large Academic ...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19159670
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Palladino R, Mercogliano M et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Studies have shown that the pandemic has led to an increase in sick leave periods among healthcare workers (HCWs); however, this might have changed over time considering increase in vaccination coverage and change in COVID-19 variant predominance. Therefore, we conducted an observational study to evaluate whether the type of symptoms and the duration of sick leave period for healthcare workers ...

A Quality Improvement Project to Support Post-Intensive Care Unit Patients with COVID-1...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19159689
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Op 't Hoog SAJJ, Eskes AM et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - More than 50% of intensive care unit (ICU) survivors suffer from long-lasting physical, psychosocial, and cognitive health impairments, also called "post-intensive care syndrome" (PICS). Intensive care admission during the COVID-19 pandemic was especially uncertain and stressful, both for patients and for their family. An additional risk of developing symptoms of PICS was feared in the absence ...

Psychological Burdens among Teachers in Germany during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic-Subgroup...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19159773
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Koestner C, Eggert V et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Schools underwent massive changes during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic worldwide. Besides existing occupational health challenges, teachers had to deal with biological and psychological burdens that had the potential to impact their psychological well-being. The aim of the present study was to (i) assess the current state of psychological burdens in German teachers and (ii) identify highly burdened s...

Qualitative Olfactory Dysfunction and COVID-19: An Evidence-Based Review with Recommend...
https://doi.org/10.1177/19458924221120117
American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy; Gary JB, Gallagher L et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Nearly 40% of patients who experience smell loss during SARS-CoV-2 infection may develop qualitative olfactory dysfunction, most commonly parosmia. Our evidence-based review summarizes the evolving literature and offers recommendations for the clinician on the management of patients experiencing parosmia associated with COVID-19. We performed a systematic search using independent queries in Pub...

A prospective multicenter study on cutaneous reactions reported after Sinopharm COVID-1...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijd.16391
International Journal of Dermatology; Shawky A, Elrewiny EM et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - The new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on global health and economic growth. A widely used vaccine is the weakened inactivated severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus (Sinopharm). Following major SARS-CoV-2 vaccination campaigns, cutaneous symptoms are on the rise. This study is a prospective observational study evaluating cutaneous reac...

The efficacy of combined therapy of qingfeiPaidu capsule and lianhuaqingwen capsule nur...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000029964
Medicine Li Y, Yu W et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) caused a global pandemic burden, affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals, having life-threatening outcomes. Traditional Chinese Medicine plays a crucial role in the treatment of patients with COVID-19. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of combined therapy of qingfeiPaidu (QFPD) capsule and lianhuaqingwen (LHQW) capsule nursing int...

Impact of the coronavirus pandemic on mental prosperity of medical care laborers in ter...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000029485
Medicine Jinghong Y, Junaid Irshad M et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Since the outbreak of the Corona pandemic in December 2019, many people affected, especially medical care laborers, who deal with the treated cases. Coronavirus disease 2019 not only affects the body parts, but also extends to the psychological symptoms. The purpose of this research is to explore the impact of the pandemic on the mental prosperity of the laborers. Clinical staff members from th...

Hyponatremia and SARS-CoV-2 infection: A narrative review.
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000030061
Medicine Habas E, Ali E et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - A novel rapid spreading and changing virus called SARS-CoV-2 appeared in Wuhan city in December 2019. It was announced by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a pandemic disease in March 2020. It commonly presents with respiratory symptoms; however, it may be asymptomatic. Electrolyte abnormalities are not uncommon features of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Hyponatremia is one of these electrolyte dis...

Health Care Utilization in the 6 Months Following SARS-CoV-2 Infection.
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.25657
JAMA Network Open; Tartof SY, Malden DE et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - After SARS-CoV-2 infection, many patients present with persistent symptoms for at least 6 months, collectively termed post-COVID conditions (PCC). However, the impact of PCC on health care utilization has not been well described. To estimate COVID-19-associated excess health care utilization following acute SARS-CoV-2 infection and describe utilization for select PCCs among patients who had pos...

Tolerability of COVID-19 Infection and Messenger RNA Vaccination Among Patients With a ...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.26236
JAMA Network Open; Beckley M, Olson AK et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Kawasaki disease (KD) symptoms significantly overlap with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children due to COVID-19. Patients with KD may be at risk for adverse outcomes from exposure to SARS-CoV-2 infection or vaccination. To describe the outcomes of patients with KD to SARS-CoV-2 infection or vaccination. This case series evaluated 2 cohorts using an existing KD database and reviewed indi...

The prevalence of self-reported anxiety, depression, and associated factors among Hanoi...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0269740
PloS One; Nguyen DT, Ngo TM et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Medical students are known to have higher levels of these issues than the general population but in Vietnam the effects of the pandemic on medical student mental health was not documented. To estimate the prevalence and identify factors associated with self-reported anxiety disorder, depression, and perception of worsening mental health among Vietnamese medical students during the COVID-19 pand...

Seroprevalence and longevity of SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid antigen-IgG among health care w...
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0272818
PloS One; Alasmari F, Mukahal M et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG among health care workers (HCWs) is crucial to inform infection control programs. Conflicting reports have emerged on the longevity of SARS-CoV-2 IgG. Our objective is to describe the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG in HCWs and perform 8 months longitudinal follow-up (FU) to assess the duration of detectable IgG. In addition, we aim to explore the risk factors asso...

"We Were Afraid": Mental Health Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Two South African D...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19159217
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Rwafa-Ponela T, Price J et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - The impacts of pandemics are recognized to go beyond infection, physical suffering, and socio-economic disruptions. Other consequences include psychological responses. Using a mental wellbeing lens, we analyzed COVID-19-related stressors in healthcare workers (HCWs) and community members who provided and regularly accessed health services in South Africa, respectively. From February to Septembe...

Evaluation and comparison of post-vaccination adverse effects among Janssen and Oxford-...
https://doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2022.2104059
Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics; Chekol Abebe E, Mengie Ayele T et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - COVID 19 vaccination has recently been launched globally to halt the pandemic. But COVID 19 vaccines have some adverse effects that raise concerns in the global community. This study aimed to evaluate and compare the adverse effects of Janssen and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccinated adults. A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted from March 15 to 30, 2022 among 421 (211 Janssen and 210 ...

Post-COVID-19 condition 3 months after hospitalisation with SARS-CoV-2 in South Africa:...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00286-8
The Lancet. Global Health; Dryden M, Mudara C et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Post COVID-19 condition (PCC), as defined by WHO, refers to a wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems in people who have had COVID-19, and it represents a rapidly emerging public health priority. We aimed to establish how this developing condition has affected patients in South Africa and which population groups are at risk. In this prospective cohort study, we used the DATCOV ...