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Increased vulnerability to Covid-19 in chronic kidney disease.
https://doi.org/10.1111/joim.13239
Journal of Internal Medicine; Carlson N, Nelveg-Kristensen KE et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The significance of chronic kidney disease on susceptibility to COVID-19 and subsequent outcomes remains unaddressed. To investigate the association of eGFR on risk of contracting COVID-19 and subsequent adverse outcomes. Rates of hospital-diagnosed COVID-19 were compared across strata of eGFR based on conditional logistic regression using a nested case-control framework with 1:4 matching of pa...

Admission avoidance in acute epistaxis: a prospective national audit during the initial...
https://doi.org/10.1111/coa.13716
Clinical Otolaryngology : Official Journal of ENT-UK ; Official Journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery; Hardman JC

Jan 16th, 2021 - To report changes in practice brought about by COVID-19 and the implementation of new guidelines, and to explore factors relating to unscheduled re-presentations for patients discharged from the emergency department (ED). Prospective multicentre national audit over 12 weeks from 6th April 2020. UK secondary care ENT departments. Adult patients with acute epistaxis. Re-presentation within 10 day...

Assessment of Thirty-Day Readmission Rate, Timing, Causes, and Predictors after Hospita...
https://doi.org/10.1111/joim.13241
Journal of Internal Medicine; Yeo I, Baek S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - There is limited data on the characteristics of 30-day readmission after hospitalization with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). To examine the rate, timing, causes, predictors, and outcomes of 30-day readmission after COVID-19 hospitalization. From March 13 to April 9, 2020, all patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and discharged alive were included in this retrospective observational study. ...

Adaptations of transfusion systems to the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia, Canada...
https://doi.org/10.1111/trf.16265
Transfusion REFERENCES; McGinnis E, Guo RJ et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - In March 2020, a state of emergency was declared to facilitate organized responses to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in British Columbia, Canada. Emergency blood management committees (EBMCs) were formed regionally and provincially to coordinate transfusion service activities and responses to possible national blood shortages. We describe the responses of transfusion services ...

Presence and short-term persistence of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies in COVID-19 c...
https://doi.org/10.1111/trf.16261
Transfusion REFERENCES; Annen K, Morrison TE et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - In March 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved use of COVID-19 convalescent plasma (CCP) as an investigational new drug for treatment of COVID-19. Since then, collection of CCP from COVID-19-recovered patients has been implemented in donor centers nationwide. Children's Hospital Colorado rapidly put into practice a CCP collection protocol, necessitating development and implement...

COVID-19 in pediatric kidney transplantation: The Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16501
American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons; Varnell C, Harshman LA et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - There are limited data on the impact of COVID-19 in children with a kidney transplant. We conducted a prospective cohort study through the Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative (IROC) to collect clinical outcomes data about COVID-19 in pediatric kidney transplant patients. Twenty-two IROC centers that care for 2732 patients submitted testing and outcomes data for 281 patients tested for SARS-C...

Speech disturbance plays critical role in stroke recognition during COVID-19 pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cns.13608
CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics REFERENCES; Liu R, Fisher M et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Speech disturbance plays critical role in stroke recognition during COVID-19 pandemic.|2021|Liu R,Fisher M,Rudd A,Zhao J,|

Sclerotherapy with 3% polidocanol foam for third- and fourth-degree hemorrhoids as "bri...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00384-021-03848-3 10.1007/s00384-020-03684-x 10.1111/codi.15054 10.1080/08941939.2020.1745964
International Journal of Colorectal Disease; Lisi G, Campanelli M et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - In Italy, colorectal surgery has been strongly affected with the vast majority (90%) of operations treating benign diseases, with an estimated overall 12-week cancellation rate of 72%. Little is known on how to best manage patients with benign diseases and the consequences this interruption of care will have in post-pandemic times. Proctologic diseases have social, psychological, and healthcare...

Spine surgeon perceptions of the challenges and benefits of telemedicine: an internatio...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-020-06707-x 10.1177/2192568220925783 10.1051/sicotj/2020022 10.5435/JAAOS-D-20-00339 10.3171/2020.6.SPINE20863 10.1177/2192568220932168 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.251 10.2196/10235 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.20.00083 10.1097/BSD.0000000000001066 10.2106/jbjs.20.00452 10.1177/2192568220965521 10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.05.026 10.1177/2192568220944129 10.14444/7057 10.1007/s00264-020-04647-1 10.1177/2192568220947744 10.2106/JBJS.20.00609 10.1177/1071100720941020 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30818-7 10.1056/NEJMp2005835 10.3390/ijerph17145112 10.1093/neuros/nyaa306 10.1177/1357633X0200800507 10.2196/11330 10.4338/ACI-2016-06-R-0089 10.1136/jisakos-2017-000176 10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-19-00100 10.1258/1357633001935347 10.4103/1119-3077.180065
European Spine Journal : Official Publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Riew GJ, Lovecchio F et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - While telemedicine usage has increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there remains little consensus about how spine surgeons perceive virtual care. The purpose of this study was to explore international perspectives of spine providers on the challenges and benefits of telemedicine. Responses from 485 members of AO Spine were analyzed, covering provider perceptions of the challenges and benefits...

COVID-19 and the rise of virtual medicine in spine surgery: a worldwide study.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-020-06714-y 10.1056/nejmp2003762 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30627-9 10.1177/2192568220925783 10.2164/jandrol.111.015065 10.5435/JAAOS-D-20-00339 10.2106/JBJS.20.00609 10.1016/j.jse.2019.12.004 10.1177/2192568220944129 10.1089/tmj.2013.0088 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318281a36c 10.1080/09593985.2018.1470210 10.1177/2192568220960423 10.3389/fpubh.2020.556720 10.2196/15380 10.2196/18810 10.1302/0301-620X.94B9.28780 10.5435/JAAOS-D-20-00292
European Spine Journal : Official Publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Swiatek PR, Weiner JA et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic forced many surgeons to adopt "virtual medicine" practices, defined as telehealth services for patient care and online platforms for continuing medical education. The purpose of this study was to assess spine surgeon reliance on virtual medicine during the pandemic and to discuss the future of virtual medicine in spine surgery. A comprehensive survey addressing demographic...

Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) and Her Role in District Mental Health Program...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-021-00773-1 10.1186/s12960-019-0418-9 10.1186/1752-4458-5-17 10.2471/BLT.12.104133 10.1002/msj.20260 10.1186/1753-6561-6-S1-P1 10.31254/jmr.2017.3315 10.4103/0019-5545.124714 10.1186/s13643-018-0676-y
Community Mental Health Journal; Rahul P, Chander KR et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - COVID 19 pandemic has posed challenges for public mental healthcare delivery, particularly in LAMI countries such as India. However, this unique situation has also brought in opportunities to revisit the health system and optimally utilize the available resources. In this brief report, we report one such new initiative in which existing community health workers (CHWs), known as ASHAs (Accredite...

Serial KL-6 measurements in COVID-19 patients.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11739-020-02614-7 10.1016/j.resinv.2016.09.003 10.1016/j.resinv.2019.02.001 10.1016/j.resinv.2020.07.004 10.5582/bst.2020.03197 10.1002/jmv.26087 10.23736/S0026-4806.20.06638-0 10.1183/09031936.03.00070303 10.2169/internalmedicine.48.1680 10.1007/s004310100763 10.1002/jmv.21634 10.1007/s10238-020-00608-5 10.1016/j.intimp.2020.106748 10.1164/ajrccm.165.3.2107134 10.1164/rccm.201710-1981ST
Internal and Emergency Medicine; d'Alessandro M, Bergantini L et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - SARS-CoV2-induced direct cytopathic effects against type II pneumocytes are suspected to play a role in mediating and perpetuating lung damage. The aim of this study was to evaluate serum KL-6 behavior in COVID-19 patients to investigate its potential role in predicting clinical course. Sixty patients (median age IQR, 65 (52-69), 43 males), hospitalized for COVID-19 at Siena COVID Unit Universi...

A narrative review of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): clinical, epidemiological ch...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11739-020-02616-5 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30183-5 10.1038/s41564-020-0695-z 10.1056/NEJMoa1211721 10.1093/jtm/taaa021 10.3390/jcm9020462 10.1038/nrmicro2147 10.1016/S2213-2600(19)30417-5 10.1016/j.mad.2005.11.001 10.1101/2020.02.10.20021675 10.1001/jama.2020.1585 10.1002/jmv.25689 10.1056/NEJMc2001737 10.1016/j.cell.2020.02.058 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30211-7 10.1001/jama.2020.2648 10.1007/s11684-020-0754-0 10.1038/s41564-020-0688-y 10.3390/pathogens9030231 10.1016/j.antiviral.2013.09.028 10.1001/jama.2020.0757 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.03.017 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00152 10.1056/NEJMoa2002032 10.1001/jamacardio.2020.1017 10.1093/cid/cir007 10.1001/jama.2020.6775 10.20452/pamw.15272 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.120.15082 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.120.31713 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30566-3 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02752 10.1101/cshperspect.a007724 10.1016/S1473-3099(09)70282-8 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30117-X 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.06.007 10.1371/journal.pone.0241265 10.1007/s11739-020-02355-7 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000984 10.1177/2040622320935765 10.1164/rccm.202005-1646LE 10.3390/jcm9030841 10.1161/circulationaha.120.047659 10.1002/oby.22859 10.2337/dc20-0576 10.1002/oby.22831 10.1016/j.metabol.2020.154262 10.3760/cma.j.cn112148-20200220-00105 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.2430 10.1002/jmv.26039 10.3390/jcm9082511 10.1016/j.dsx.2020.04.033 10.1172/JCI137647 10.3389/fimmu.2020.00827 10.1378/chest.10-0014 10.1016/j.cca.2013.02.003 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2012-203009 10.1007/s00392-020-01626-9 10.1515/cclm-2020-0198 10.1111/j.1365-2249.2004.02415.x 10.1038/s41581-020-0284-7 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.06.015 10.1097/CM9.0000000000000744 10.1016/S2468-1253(20)30057-1 10.1016/j.kint.2020.05.006 10.1016/j.jinf.2020.03.037 10.1080/00365513.2020.1768587 10.1002/jmv.25948 10.1016/j.kint.2020.03.005 10.1007/s11739-020-02509-7 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30229-0 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.0994 10.1016/j.ekir.2020.04.001 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31189-2 10.1056/NEJMoa2001191 10.1111/all.14238 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.02.054 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.03.065 10.1038/nature24269 10.1038/nature24489 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.02.055 10.1038/nature11228 10.1111/jgh.15047 10.1111/1751-2980.12851 10.1101/2020.02.03.931766 10.1111/liv.14465 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.03.055 10.1007/s00592-009-0109-4 10.1056/NEJMc2008597 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30628-0 10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.1127 10.1038/s41433-020-0926-9 10.1007/s11739-020-02476-z 10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.2065 10.1111/dth.13549 10.1038/s41591-020-0968-3 10.1111/jdv.16778 10.1111/jdv.16387 10.5603/FHC.2013.0033 10.1111/jdv.16533 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.03.021 10.1016/j.ajogmf.2020.100107 10.1001/jama.2020.4621 10.1001/jama.2020.4861 10.1021/acsinfecdis.0c00274 10.1186/s40779-020-0233-6 10.1148/radiol.2020200230 10.1148/radiol.2020200527 10.1148/ryct.2020200034 10.1148/radiol.2020200463 10.1016/j.crad.2020.03.008 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30086-4 10.1148/radiol.2020200823
Internal and Emergency Medicine; Krishnan A, Hamilton JP et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging infectious disease which has had a rapid surge in cases and deaths since it is first documented in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. COVID-19 is caused by the Betacoronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). SARS-CoV-2 uses angiotensin-converting enzyme 2, which is highly expressed in the human lower respiratory tract...

Kidney Transplantation and COVID-19: Two Case Reports.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2020.10.051
Transplantation Proceedings; Tekin S, Özdoğan H et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Immunocompromised populations are at great risk of the current 2020 global emergency of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and treatment of kidney transplant recipients with COVID-19 is currently not declared. Hence, the purpose of the study is to set a clear treatment regimen. We report here a therapeutic course of 2 patients who underwent transplant surgery in March 2020 and got infected so...

SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence and Clinical Features of COVID-19 in a German Liver Transplan...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2020.11.009
Transplantation Proceedings; Rauber C, Tiwari-Heckler S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - In liver transplant (LT) recipients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), fatal outcome has been reported in a substantial subset of patients. Whether LT recipients are at increased risk for severe COVID-19 compared with the general population is controversial. Here we report the results of a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) serosurvey in a large LT recipi...

COVID-19 narratives from the New York Roentgen Society.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2020.12.022
Clinical Imaging; Nwawka OK, Katzen JT

Jan 16th, 2021 - COVID-19 narratives from the New York Roentgen Society.|2021|Nwawka OK,Katzen JT,|

Systemic therapy and COVID19: Immunotherapy and chemotherapy.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2020.12.022
Urologic Oncology; Gulati S, Muddasani R et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - As the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 related pandemic - Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has emerged, decision making in the context of cancer treatment has become more complex. The apprehension of using drugs that could adversely affect infected patients, the risk of not using life-saving treatments and the complexities related to the type of cancer itself, all must...

Covid-19: Norway investigates 23 deaths in frail elderly patients after vaccination.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n149
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Torjesen I

Jan 16th, 2021 - Covid-19: Norway investigates 23 deaths in frail elderly patients after vaccination.|2021|Torjesen I,|

Covid-19: Japan declares second state of emergency as Asia struggles with virus surge.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n141
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Looi MK

Jan 16th, 2021 - Covid-19: Japan declares second state of emergency as Asia struggles with virus surge.|2021|Looi MK,|

Indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on paediatric healthcare use and severe disea...
https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2020-321008
Archives of Disease in Childhood; Williams TC, MacRae C et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - To determine the indirect consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on paediatric healthcare utilisation and severe disease at a national level following lockdown on 23 March 2020. National retrospective cohort study. Emergency childhood primary and secondary care providers across Scotland; two national paediatric intensive care units (PICUs); statutory death records. 273 455 unscheduled primary ca...

Response to: 'Correspondence on 'Prevalence and clinical outcomes of COVID-19 in patien...
https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-219855
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases; Akiyama S, Hamdeh S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Response to: 'Correspondence on 'Prevalence and clinical outcomes of COVID-19 in patients with autoimmune diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis'' by Yang et al.|2021|Akiyama S,Hamdeh S,Micic D,Sakuraba A,|

At the Crossroads: COVID-19 and Immune Checkpoint Blockade for Cancer.
https://doi.org/10.1158/2326-6066.CIR-21-0008
Cancer Immunology Research; Ribas A, Garassino MC

Jan 16th, 2021 - The immunomodulatory effects of immune checkpoint blockade (ICB) therapy for cancer may act at the crossroads between the need to increase anti-viral immune responses to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2) and to decrease the inflammatory responses in severe cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). There is evidence from preclinical models that blocking programmed d...

Covid-19: Doctors' leaders call for revised PPE guidance to reflect new variants.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n146
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Iacobucci G

Jan 16th, 2021 - Covid-19: Doctors' leaders call for revised PPE guidance to reflect new variants.|2021|Iacobucci G,|

Covid-19: Government uses lateral flow tests to keep children in schools against regula...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n148
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Wise J

Jan 16th, 2021 - Covid-19: Government uses lateral flow tests to keep children in schools against regulator's advice.|2021|Wise J,|

Emergency Medicine Journal COVID-19 monthly top five.
https://doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2020-211110
Emergency Medicine Journal : EMJ; Horner D, O'Rourke J et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Emergency Medicine Journal COVID-19 monthly top five.|2021|Horner D,O'Rourke J,Collins J,Darbyshire D,Lecky F,|

Deep vein thrombosis with pulmonary thromboembolism in a case of severe COVID-19 pneumo...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-240932
BMJ Case Reports; Devi S, Mohakud S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - A 53-year-old man with diabetes came to the emergency department with fever and dry cough for 5 days, swelling of the left leg for 2 days, shortness of breath and chest pain for 1 hour. He had raised temperature, tachycardia, tachypnoea, reduced oxygen saturation and swollen tender left leg on examination. The frontal chest radiograph showed bilateral ground-glass opacities; he tested positive ...

Socioeconomic status and cardiovascular health in the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2020-318425
Heart (British Cardiac Society); Naylor-Wardle J, Rowland B et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The goals of this review are to evaluate the impact of socioeconomic (SE) status on the general health and cardiovascular health of individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic and also discuss the measures to address disparity. SE status is a strong predictor of premature morbidity and mortality within general health. A lower SE status also has implications of increased cardiovascular disease (CVD...

The Quality of Infectious Disease Hospital Websites in Poland in Light of the COVID-19 ...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18020642
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Król K, Zdonek D

Jan 16th, 2021 - The quality of healthcare service websites gains particular importance in the time of the pandemic, asthe popularity of electronic services grows. This applies to infectious disease hospitals as well, often on the front line of the effort against COVID-19. The paper aims to assess the quality of infectious disease hospital websites in Poland in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The research cover...

An EUA for casirivimab and imdevimab for COVID-19.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33451174
The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics;

Jan 16th, 2021 - An EUA for casirivimab and imdevimab for COVID-19.|2021||

An EUA for baricitinib (Olumiant) for COVID-19.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33451175
The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics;

Jan 16th, 2021 - An EUA for baricitinib (Olumiant) for COVID-19.|2021||

COVID-19 preventive behaviors and influencing factors in the Iranian population; a web-...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10201-4 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30211-7 10.1007/s12529-008-9002-8 10.1016/j.ypmed.2010.04.010 10.1207/s15324796abm2702_7 10.1186/1471-2334-10-1 10.1016/j.ypmed.2004.04.032 10.1006/pmed.1999.0618 10.1016/S0749-3797(99)00040-9 10.7150/ijbs.45221
BMC Public Health; Firouzbakht M, Omidvar S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - COVID19 is a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus. As there has been no definitive treatment for the disease so far, the only way to control the spread is to break the chain of infection. Our study aimed to analyze the preventive behaviors and influencing factors in the Iranian population. This cross-sectional study was a web-based survey in the Iranian population. We performed the...

Socioeconomic disparity and the risk of contracting COVID-19 in South Korea: an NHIS-CO...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10207-y 10.1002/jmv.25678 10.1016/j.jaut.2020.102433 10.1136/bmj.m2149 10.1136/bmj.m1548 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.18039 10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30264-3 10.4266/acc.2020.00275 10.1016/j.ssci.2020.104867 10.3855/jidc.12909 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31102-8 10.15585/mmwr.mm6927a3 10.1056/NEJMsa2011686 10.1016/j.ijsu.2020.04.018 10.1377/hlthaff.2020.00426 10.1073/pnas.94.6.2593 10.1038/s41398-020-01039-2 10.1016/j.jad.2020.08.001
BMC Public Health; Oh TK, Choi JW et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The relationship between socioeconomic status and the risk of contracting coronavirus disease (COVID-19) remains controversial. We aimed to investigate whether socioeconomic status affected the risk of contracting COVID-19 in the South Korean population. The NHIS-COVID-19 database cohort was used in this population-based study. We collected the data of COVID-19 patients who were diagnosed betwe...

More skilled clinical management of COVID-19 patients modified mortality in an intermed...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12931-021-01613-2 10.1084/jem.20200678 10.1016/j.intcar.2020.100006 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30079-5 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30161-2 10.1001/jama.2020.5394 10.1016/j.healun.2020.03.012 10.1378/chest.93.2.390 10.1080/17476348.2021.1866546 10.1183/13993003.02426-2016 10.1056/NEJMoa2001282 10.1038/s41577-020-00421-x 10.1093/cid/ciaa237 10.3349/ymj.2020.61.5.431 10.1016/j.jcrc.2020.04.004 10.1093/cid/ciaa576 10.1038/s41422-020-0282-0 10.1002/cnm.2973
Respiratory Research; Carpagnano GE, Migliore G et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Some studies investigated epidemiological and clinical features of laboratory-confirmed patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) the virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but limited attention has been paid to the follow-up of hospitalized patients on the basis of clinical setting and the expertise of clinical management. In the present single-cent...

Retinal imaging study diagnoses in COVID-19: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13256-020-02620-5 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.1291 10.1136/bmjophth-2020-000630 10.1016/j.neulet.2020.135531 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31014-X 10.1111/joim.13156 10.1364/OPEX.12.002435 10.3928/23258160-20131101-06 10.1016/j.ajo.2015.04.004 10.1016/j.cca.2020.04.027 10.1038/s41433-020-1084-98 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.03.062 10.1093/brain/awaa239
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Ortiz-Egea JM, Ruiz-Medrano J et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Hyperreflective lesions at the level of ganglion cell (GCL) and inner plexiform retinal layers (IPL) by optical coherence tomography (OCT) and cotton wool spots in the examination of the eye fundus have recently been described as findings in patients with COVID-19 infection. We report the case of a 42-year-old healthy Caucasian male anesthetist who had treated COVID-19 patients during the previ...

COVID-19 Pandemic and the Need for Disaster Planning in Surgical Education.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2020.10.008
Journal of the American College of Surgeons; Ellison EC, Shabahang MM

Jan 16th, 2021 - COVID-19 Pandemic and the Need for Disaster Planning in Surgical Education.|2021|Ellison EC,Shabahang MM,|

COVID-19 and Firearm Injury: A Uniquely American Problem.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2020.10.009
Journal of the American College of Surgeons; Sarani B

Jan 16th, 2021 - COVID-19 and Firearm Injury: A Uniquely American Problem.|2021|Sarani B,|

Modelling the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on violent discipline against children.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2020.104897
Child Abuse & Neglect; Fabbri C, Bhatia A et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic could increase violence against children at home. However, collecting empirical data on violence is challenging due to ethical, safety, and data quality concerns. This study estimated the anticipated effect of COVID-19 on violent discipline at home using multivariable predictive regression models. Children aged 1-14 years and household members from the Multiple Indicator C...

Burnout and Depression in Portuguese Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic-Th...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18020636
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Serrão C, Duarte I et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers (HCW) have been exposed to multiple psychosocial stressors. Resilience might protect employees from the negative consequences of chronic stress. The aim of this study was to explore the mediating role of resilience in the relationship between depression and burnout (personal, work-related, and client-related). A cross-sectional study was performe...

Prognostic value of elevated lactate dehydrogenase in patients with COVID-19: a systema...
https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-139542
Postgraduate Medical Journal; Martha JW, Wibowo A et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the prognostic performance of elevated lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in patients with COVID-19. A systematic literature search was performed using PubMed, Embase and EuropePMC on 19 November 2020. The outcome of interest was composite poor outcome, defined as a combined endpoint of mortality, severity, need for invasive mechanical ventilation and need for inte...

High-stakes examinations during the COVID-19 pandemic: to proceed or not to proceed, th...
https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-139241
Postgraduate Medical Journal; Tan CK, Chua WL et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education-related activities, including the conduct of examinations. We review the literature regarding high-stakes examinations during the pandemic, discuss the decision-making process of whether to proceed with a high-stakes examination and share published experiences in conducting high-stakes examinations during the pandemic. We illustrate our own recent e...

COVID-19: an ethical predicament and the dichotomy of society.
https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-139537
Postgraduate Medical Journal; Talwar HS, Narain TA

Jan 16th, 2021 - COVID-19: an ethical predicament and the dichotomy of society.|2021|Talwar HS,Narain TA,|

Vitamin D and COVID-19: causal factor or bystander?
https://doi.org/10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-139388
Postgraduate Medical Journal; Cheung CL, Cheung BMY

Jan 16th, 2021 - Vitamin D and COVID-19: causal factor or bystander?|2021|Cheung CL,Cheung BMY,|

Prospective cohort study of children with suspected SARS-CoV-2 infection presenting to ...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042121
BMJ Open; Funk AL, Florin TA et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Relatively limited data are available regarding paediatric COVID-19. Although most children appear to have mild or asymptomatic infections, infants and those with comorbidities are at increased risk of experiencing more severe illness and requiring hospitalisation due to COVID-19. The recent but uncommon association of SARS-CoV-2 infection with development of a multisystem inflammatory syndrome...

Identification of existing pharmaceuticals and herbal medicines as inhibitors of SARS-C...
https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2021579118 10.1038/s41579-020-00468-6
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America; Jan JT, Cheng TR et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The outbreak of COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 has resulted in more than 50 million confirmed cases and over 1 million deaths worldwide as of November 2020. Currently, there are no effective antivirals approved by the Food and Drug Administration to contain this pandemic except the antiviral agent remdesivir. In addition, the trimeric spike protein on the viral surface is highly glycosylated and...

Randomised study of heart rate measurement in preterm newborns with ECG plus pulse oxim...
https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2020-320892
Archives of Disease in Childhood. Fetal and Neonatal Edition; Murphy MC, Jenkinson A et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - To determine whether the IntelliVue monitor (ECG plus Masimo pulse oximeter (PO)) displays heart rate (HR) at birth more quickly than Nellcor PO (PO alone) among infants of 29-35 weeks' gestational age. Unmasked parallel group randomised (1:1) study. We planned to enrol 100 infants; however, the study was terminated due to the COVID-19 pandemic when 39 infants had been enrolled (17 randomised t...

2020 FDA approvals: momentum kept despite COVID-19, but value falls.
https://doi.org/10.1038/d41573-021-00016-8
Nature Reviews. Drug Discovery; Baedeker M, Ringel M et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - 2020 FDA approvals: momentum kept despite COVID-19, but value falls.|2021|Baedeker M,Ringel M,Schulze U,|

China COVID vaccine reports mixed results - what does that mean for the pandemic?
https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-00094-z 10.1038/s41586-020-2798-3
Nature Mallapaty S

Jan 16th, 2021 - China COVID vaccine reports mixed results - what does that mean for the pandemic?|2021|Mallapaty S,|

Coronavirus diaries: making plans in a changing world.
https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-00106-y
Nature Tregoning J

Jan 16th, 2021 - Coronavirus diaries: making plans in a changing world.|2021|Tregoning J,|

Inequities in Employment by Race, Ethnicity, and Sector During COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-021-00963-3 10.1111/ajes.12230 10.1073/pnas.1706255114 10.1111/1475-6773.13225 10.1007/s12103-020-09541-5 10.1111/1475-6773.13216 10.1136/oemed-2013-101891 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30571-8 10.1001/jama.298.24.2886 10.3892/etm.2020.8671 10.1111/jgs.16238 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30893-X 10.1016/j.brat.2020.103715 10.1002/ajim.23145 10.1016/j.jvb.2020.103439 10.1016/s0140-6736(20)30792-3 10.1037/tra0000889 10.1093/aje/154.4.299
Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities; Gemelas J, Davison J et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - To determine whether people of Color experienced disparate levels of employment loss in frontline versus non-frontline occupations during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Survey data was analyzed in a cross-sectional study. Percent change in number employed was tabulated quarterly for groups by race and ethnicity (Black or African American, A...

Association of ABO blood group type with cardiovascular events in COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11239-020-02364-5 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.08.070 10.1056/NEJMoa2020283 10.1007/s00277-020-04169-1 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008556 10.1093/glycob/cwn093 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.017563
Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis; Nauffal V, Achanta A et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Cardiovascular complications have been reported in patients with COVID-19. We sought to examine the association of ABO blood group type with cardiovascular complications in COVID-19. We examined 409 individuals enrolled in the COVID-19 Registry to Assess Frequency, Management, and Outcomes of Arterial and Venous Thromboembolic Complications (CORONA-VTE) who had ABO blood group data available. M...

The cerebral network of COVID-19-related encephalopathy: a longitudinal voxel-based 18F...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00259-020-05178-y 10.1016/S1474-4422(20)30221-0 10.1093/brain/awu084 10.2174/1570159X15666171123201142 10.1016/S1474-4422(16)30140-5
European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging; Kas A, Soret M et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Little is known about the neuronal substrates of neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with COVID-19 and their evolution during the course of the disease. We aimed at describing the longitudinal brain metabolic pattern in COVID-19-related encephalopathy using 18F-FDG-PET/CT. Seven patients with variable clinical presentations of COVID-19-related encephalopathy were explored thrice with brain 18F...

EAACI statement on the diagnosis, management and prevention of severe allergic reaction...
https://doi.org/10.1111/all.14739
Allergy Sokolowska M, Eiwegger T et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The first approved COVID-19 vaccines include Pfizer/BioNTech BNT162B2, Moderna mRNA-1273 and AstraZeneca recombinant adenoviral ChAdOx1-S. Soon after approval, severe allergic reactions to the mRNA-based vaccines that resolved after treatment were reported. Regulatory agencies from the European Union, Unites States and the United Kingdom agree that vaccinations are contraindicated only when the...

Pneumomediastinum in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome from COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202008-3376IM
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Mart MF, Norfolk SG et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Pneumomediastinum in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome from COVID-19.|2021|Mart MF,Norfolk SG,Flemmons LN,Stokes JW,Bacchetta MD,|

Bronchoscopy on Intubated COVID-19 Patients is Associated with Low Infectious Risk to O...
https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.202009-1225RL
Annals of the American Thoracic Society; Gao CA, Bailey JI et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Bronchoscopy on Intubated COVID-19 Patients is Associated with Low Infectious Risk to Operators.|2021|Gao CA,Bailey JI,Walter JM,Coleman JM,Malsin ES,|

Telemedicine Utilization by Orthopedic Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic: Demographic a...
https://doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2020.0425
Telemedicine Journal and E-health : the Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association; Lott A, Sacks H et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Background: The relaxation of telemedicine (TM) restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated adoption of this technology by many orthopedic practices. The purpose of this study was to examine the demographics of the orthopedic patients who utilized TM visits during the COVID-19 pandemic to identify opportunities to improve access. Methods: All patients who underwent orthopedic TM visit...

Sleep in Female Healthcare Workers during COVID-19: A Cross-sectional Survey Study in S...
https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.202101-019RL
Annals of the American Thoracic Society; Benedict C, Partinen M et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Sleep in Female Healthcare Workers during COVID-19: A Cross-sectional Survey Study in Sweden during the Flattening of the First Wave of the Pandemic.|2021|Benedict C,Partinen M,Bjorvatn B,Cedernaes J,|

Telehealth Role During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned from Health Care Provider...
https://doi.org/10.1089/tmj.2020.0489
Telemedicine Journal and E-health : the Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association; Eddine IS, Zedan HS

Jan 15th, 2021 - Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was originally recognized in December 2019 as a case of lung infection in Wuhan, China. COVID-19 has affected the capability of health care experts to treat patients face to face. One initiative to improve the efficacy and convenience of patient care despite the physical distancing limitations has been the application of "virtual clinics" (VCs) as...

Rapid diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 using potential point-of-care electrochemical immunosenso...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08830185.2021.1872566
International Reviews of Immunology; Ranjan P, Singhal A et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an emerging and highly infectious disease making global public health concern and socio-economic burden. It is caused due to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). It has the tendency to spread rapidly through person-to-person. Currently, several molecular diagnostic platforms such as PCR, qRT-PCR, reverse transcription loop-mediated isothe...

Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Hospitalized Women Giving Birth With and Witho...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.9241
JAMA Internal Medicine; Jering KS, Claggett BL et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Hospitalized Women Giving Birth With and Without COVID-19.|2021|Jering KS,Claggett BL,Cunningham JW,Rosenthal N,Vardeny O,|

Comparison of Saliva and Nasopharyngeal Swab Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing for Det...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.8876
JAMA Internal Medicine; Butler-Laporte G, Lawandi A et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Nasopharyngeal swab nucleic acid amplification testing (NAAT) is the noninvasive criterion standard for diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, it requires trained personnel, limiting its availability. Saliva NAAT represents an attractive alternative, but its diagnostic performance is unclear. To assess the diagnostic accuracy of saliva NAAT for COVID-19. In this systematic r...

Retrospective Review of a Novel Virtual Medical Soldier Readiness Processing Process in...
https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usaa580
Military Medicine; Ramirez A, Owshalimpur D et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Medical solider readiness processing (SRP) needed to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. We developed a rapid practice improvement project to allow for a hybrid virtual medical SRP/in-person medical SRP to decrease exposure risk. A retrospective review comparing this virtual SRP to a historical in-person SRP cohort to the same combatant command was then performed. A virtual medical SRP was c...

The impact of gender on emotional reactions, perceived susceptibility and perceived kno...
https://doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihaa101
International Health; Levkovich I, Shinan-Altman S

Jan 15th, 2021 - The current COVID-19 outbreak is seriously affecting the lives and health of people across the globe. While gender remains a key determinant of health, attempts to address the gendered dimensions of health face complex challenges. In a cross-sectional study 482 participants (men=237, women=245) completed questionnaires on precautionary behaviour, perceived knowledge about COVID-19 risk factors,...

Telemedicine for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases during the COVID-...
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Rheumatology International; Bos WH, van Tubergen A et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - To describe the delivery of care for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) from the perspective of rheumatologists in the Netherlands during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic. A mixed methods design was used with quantitative and qualitative data from a cross-sectional survey sent to all members of the Dutch Rheumatology Society in May 2020. The survey contained qu...

Clinical and chest CT features as a predictive tool for COVID-19 clinical progress: int...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00330-020-07623-w 10.1097/CM9.0000000000000775 10.1001/jama.2020.1585 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30183-5 10.7150/thno.46569 10.21037/qims-20-564 10.1016/j.ejrad.2020.108961 10.1148/radiol.2020200432 10.1148/radiol.2462070712 10.1002/1097-0142(1950)3:1<32::AID-CNCR2820030106>3.0.CO;2-3 10.2214/AJR.20.22976 10.1097/RLI.0000000000000670 10.2214/AJR.20.23034 10.1097/RLI.0000000000000672 10.1148/ryct.2020200130 10.2214/AJR.20.22975 10.21037/apm.2020.03.26 10.1148/rg.2018170048
European Radiology; Salahshour F, Mehrabinejad MM et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Proposing a scoring tool to predict COVID-19 patients' outcomes based on initially assessed clinical and CT features. All patients, who were referred to a tertiary-university hospital respiratory triage (March 27-April 26, 2020), were highly clinically suggestive for COVID-19 and had undergone a chest CT scan were included. Those with positive rRT-PCR or highly clinically suspicious patients wi...

Clinical outcomes of COVID-19 in hemodialysis patients in the city of Zonguldak, Turkey.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11255-020-02781-8 10.1016/S1073-4449(12)80034-3 10.1186/2049-6958-6-2-92
International Urology and Nephrology; Islam M, Ozturk Y et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Patients on maintenance hemodialysis are vulnerable to viral infections like COVID-19 because of the low chance of obedience and complying with rules besides the need for transfer to distant dialysis facilities. We investigated the impact and clinical effect of treatment of COVID-19 in dialysis patients. We included patients on maintenance hemodialysis at different healthcare facilities in Zong...

SARS-CoV-2 infection and thrombotic complications: a narrative review.
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Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis; Moschonas IC, Tselepis AD

Jan 15th, 2021 - The current, global situation regarding the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and its potentially devastating clinical manifestations, i.e. coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), took the world by storm, as millions of people have been infected worldwide and more than 1,600,000 patients have succumbed. Infection induced by various respiratory viruses may lead t...

Circulating Von Willebrand factor and high molecular weight multimers as markers of end...
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Angiogenesis Philippe A, Chocron R et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease associated with endotheliitis and microthrombosis. To correlate endothelial dysfunction to in-hospital mortality in a bi-centric cohort of COVID-19 adult patients. Consecutive ambulatory and hospitalized patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 were enrolled. A panel of endothelial biomarkers and von Willebrand factor (VWF) multime...

Infection, atherothrombosis and thromboembolism beyond the COVID-19 disease: what simil...
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Aging Clinical and Experimental Research; Correale M, Tricarico L et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - The recent Sars-Cov-2 pandemic (COVID-19) has led to growing research on the relationship between thromboembolism and Sars-Cov-2 infection. Nowadays, endothelial dysfunction, platelet activation, coagulation, and inflammatory host immune response are the subject of extensive researches in patients with COVID-19 disease. However, studies on the link between microorganisms or infections and throm...

The Effect of Prolonged PCR Positivity on Patient Outcomes and Determination of Isolati...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.14025
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Eser F, Kayaaslan B et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - The impact of ongoing PCR positivity on COVID-19 patients and the strategy and period of isolation were not fully understood. We aimed to investigate the factors that cause prolonged PCR positivity and its clinical impact on COVID-19 infection. In addition, we searched for an answer on what length of time would be best for isolation. Patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection were included in t...

Is substance use changing because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Conceptual and methodologic...
https://doi.org/10.1111/add.15414
Addiction (Abingdon, England); Jager J, Keyes KM

Jan 15th, 2021 - Is substance use changing because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Conceptual and methodological considerations to delineating the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on substance use and abuse.|2021|Jager J,Keyes KM,|

Paediatric presentations to Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department during COVID-19 ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15347
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health References; Bothara RK, Raina A et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - To describe the variation in volumes and types of paediatric presentations to a tertiary emergency department in New Zealand during the national level 4 lockdown for COVID-19. A retrospective, comparative cohort study in Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department, New Zealand. There was a 37% reduction in all emergency presentations during the 33-day lockdown period. Paediatric presentations re...

Are women with asthma at increased risk for severe COVID-19?
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(21)00007-2
The Lancet. Respiratory Medicine; Fernando M, Agusti A et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Are women with asthma at increased risk for severe COVID-19?|2021|Fernando M,Agusti A,Dharmage S,Lodge C,|

Allocating scarce intensive care resources during the COVID-19 pandemic: practical chal...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30580-4
The Lancet. Respiratory Medicine; Supady A, Curtis JR et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic strained health-care systems throughout the world. For some, available medical resources could not meet the increased demand and rationing was ultimately required. Hospitals and governments often sought to establish triage committees to assist with allocation decisions. However, for institutions operating under crisis standards of care (during times when standards of care ...

Improving family access to dying patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(21)00025-4
The Lancet. Respiratory Medicine; Downar J, Kekewich M

Jan 15th, 2021 - Improving family access to dying patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.|2021|Downar J,Kekewich M,|

Patient satisfaction with telemedicine appointments in an academic Andrology-focused ur...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2020.11.065
Urology Shiff B, Frankel J et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - To evaluate patient satisfaction with telemedicine appointments as an alternative to in-person appointments at an Andrology-focused academic urology practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Between March and June 2020, all appointments at the practice of a single Andrology-focused academic urologist were conducted by telephone. Consecutive patients were contacted by telephone following their appo...

Parental stress, food parenting practices and child snack intake during the COVID-19 pa...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2021.105119
Appetite Jansen E, Thapaliya G et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused unprecedented disruptions to the lives of families. This study aimed to investigate the impact of pandemic-associated stress on food parenting practices including interactions surrounding snacks, and child diet. Parents (N = 318) of 2-12-year old children completed a cross-sectional online survey assessing current COVID-19-specific str...

Panic buying in times of coronavirus (COVID-19): Extending the theory of planned behavi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2021.105118
Appetite Lehberger M, Kleih AK et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, sales of nonperishable food drastically increased in Germany. Reports of hoarding and panic buying flooded the media. To identify the drivers of the increased sales of these products, we carried out an online survey with n=495 people living in Germany. We followed a concurrent triangulation design. For the quantitative analysis, we extended the theory o...

Emotional eating during COVID-19 in the United Kingdom: exploring the roles of alexithy...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2021.105120
Appetite McAtamney K, Mantzios M et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Emotional eating, generally defined as (over)-eating in response to negative emotions, has been associated with poor physical and psychological outcomes. During a time of heightened negative affect, it is important to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdown measures on eating behaviours, and further elucidate the ways in which emotional eating is related to emotio...

Post-acute COVID-19 Syndrome. Incidence and risk factors: a Mediterranean cohort study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7802523
The Journal of Infection; Moreno-Pérez O, Merino E et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - This study aims to analyze the incidence of Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome (PCS) and its components, and to evaluate the acute infection phase associated risk factors. A prospective cohort study of adult patients who had recovered from COVID-19 (27th February to 29th April 2020) confirmed by PCR or subsequent seroconversion, with a systematic assessment 10-14 weeks after disease onset. PCS was de...

Nondetection of SARS-CoV-2 on high-touch surfaces of public areas next to COVID-19 hosp...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2021.01.007
American Journal of Infection Control; Mestre LG, Tarruella DR et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - We studied the contamination with SARS-CoV-2 and the bacterial load of high-touch surfaces located in public areas next to COVID-19 hospitalization units. Ninety-two samples were obtained from 46 different high-touch surfaces: 36 sites next to COVID-19 hospitalization units and 10 sites in the cabins of the public elevators. SARS-CoV-2 was not detected at any site, despite high bacterial loads ...

Development of nanoparticle-delivery systems for antiviral agents: A review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7803629
Journal of Controlled Release : Official Journal of the Controlled Release Society; Delshadi R, Bahrami A et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented increases in sickness, death, economic disruption, and social disturbances globally. However, the virus (SARS-CoV-2) that caused this pandemic is only one of many viruses threatening public health. Consequently, it is important to have effective means of preventing viral transmission and reducing its devastating effects on human and animal hea...

Clinical applications of detecting IgG, IgM, or IgA antibody for the diagnosis of COVID...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.01.016
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Official Publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases; Chen M, Qin R et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Coronavirus disease 2019 is a global pandemic. Serological antibody test is one important diagnostic method increasingly used in the clinic, although its clinical application is still under investigation. We conducted a meta-analysis to compare the diagnostic performances of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 specific antibody tests in COVID-19 patients. Test results analyzed inclu...

Sequence analysis of Indian SARS-CoV-2 isolates shows a stronger interaction of mutated...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.01.020
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Official Publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases; Dash P, Turuk J et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - SARS-CoV-2 has affected the whole world including Odisha, a state in eastern India. Many people migrated in the state from different countries as well as states during this SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. The aim of this study was to analyze the RNA binding domain (RBD) sequence of spike protein from the isolates collected from the throat swab samples of COVID-19 positive cases and further to assess the R...

Cabin Crew Health and Fitness-to-fly: Opportunities for Re-evaluation amid COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2021.101973
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease; Grout A, Leggat PA

Jan 15th, 2021 - Aircrew fitness-to-fly is among the elements that make aviation the safest form of long-distance transport. The health of cabin crew is a crucial determinant in carrying out safety-related duties. 'Fitness-to-fly' is associated with defined workplace conditions, for which airlines have a legal duty to ensure fitness for employment. We explored the literature on fitness-to-fly to obtain a pragma...

Social isolation and connection in adolescents with cancer and survivors of childhood c...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2020.12.010
Journal of Adolescence; Pahl DA, Wieder MS et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Cancer may cause significant disruptions in normal adolescent development particularly in social domains. Both treatment and survivorship pose challenges to fostering social connections. To better understand these challenges, we conducted a systematic literature review of the experience of social isolation and connectedness in adolescents with cancer and adolescent survivors of childhood cancer...

Suicidal ideation during COVID-19 lockdown in Greece: Prevalence in the community, risk...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2021.113713
Psychiatry Research; Papadopoulou A, Efstathiou V et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of suicidal ideation in the community as well as the risk and protective factors of suicidal ideation during restriction measures in Greece, after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Α web-based anonymous survey was conducted during the first lockdown period. Participants completed the Generalized Anxiety Disorder scale (GAD-2), the Pat...

ENT emergencies during the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic in Spain: Our experience.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7794058
American Journal of Otolaryngology; Herranz-Larrañeta J, Klein-Rodríguez A et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - To analyze the characteristics of the visits attended to in an ENT Emergency Department (ENT-ED) during the first wave of COVID-19, comparing them with the emergencies attended to during the same period of time in 2019. Descriptive and analytical observational retrospective study of all emergency consultations between March 1, 2020, and May 21, 2020, carried out by the Otorhinolaryngology-Head ...

Alternative cardiac intensive care unit locations during the COVID-19 pandemic at an ac...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2021.01.003
Heart & Lung : the Journal of Critical Care; Williams MS, Zakaria S et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Alternative cardiac intensive care unit locations during the COVID-19 pandemic at an academic medical center.|2021|Williams MS,Zakaria S,D'Alessandro M,Kraeuter S,Hicks H,|

Different characteristics of critical COVID-19 and thinking of treatment strategies in ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intimp.2020.107343
International Immunopharmacology; Liu Z, Wu D et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - The differences in the characteristics and main causes of critical COVID-19 infection in non-elderly and elderly severe patients remain unknown. We included 273 adult patients with confirmed severe COVID-19 from Tongji Hospital, Wuhan, China from February 10 to March 8, 2020. Clinical characteristics and risk factors for outcomes were compared between the young and middle-aged and the elderly s...

Cardiovascular Deaths During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7800141
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Wadhera RK, Shen C et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Although the direct toll of COVID-19 in the United States has been substantial, concerns have also arisen about the indirect effects of the pandemic. Hospitalizations for acute cardiovascular conditions have declined, raising concern that patients may be avoiding hospitals because of fear of contracting severe acute respiratory syndrome- coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). Other factors, including stra...

Implementing a Novel Through-Glass Chest Radiography Technique for COVID-19 Patients: I...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7794604
Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology; Chan J, Auffermann W et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has presented many logistical challenges, including unprecedented shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE). A technique of obtaining portable chest radiographs (pCXR) through glass doors or windows to minimize technologist-patient contact and conserve PPE has gained popularity, but remains incompletely evaluated in the literature. Our goal was t...

Management of tracheostomy in COVID-19 patients: The Japanese experience.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7794599
Auris, Nasus, Larynx; Yokokawa T, Ariizumi Y et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Involvement in the tracheostomy procedure for COVID-19 patients can lead to a feeling of fear in medical staff. To address concerns over infection, we gathered and analyzed experiences with tracheostomy in the COVID-19 patient population from all over Japan. The data for health-care workers involved in tracheostomies for COVID-19-infected patients were gathered from academic medical centers or ...

The need for inclusion of pregnant women in COVID-19 vaccine trials.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7798437
Vaccine Beigi RH, Krubiner C et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - The need for inclusion of pregnant women in COVID-19 vaccine trials.|2021|Beigi RH,Krubiner C,Jamieson DJ,Lyerly AD,Hughes B,|

India: Doctors call for investigation into allegations of ethical abuse in covid-19 vac...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n131
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Bmj IC

Jan 15th, 2021 - India: Doctors call for investigation into allegations of ethical abuse in covid-19 vaccine trial.|2021|Bmj IC,|