Increased vulnerability to Covid-19 in chronic kidney disease.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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-...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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?
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 ...
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...
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.
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,|