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Online re-examination of postgraduate medical students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-022-03100-8 10.4103/ijo.IJO_516_20 10.1002/jmv.25725 10.1056/NEJMoa2001017 10.4103/ijo.IJO_797_20 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00135 10.1186/s12909-021-02875-6 10.1126/science.1168874 10.1186/1472-6920-10-10 10.1080/01421590802108331 10.1186/1472-6920-11-37 10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.08.046 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.08.064
BMC Medical Education; Gu S, Yuan W et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Postgraduate entrance examination (the Unified National Graduate Entrance Examination) is the major way for Chinese medical undergraduate student to apply for postgraduate studies. It consists of two stages: the preliminary basic written test and the re-examination in form of both written tests and interviews. With the spread of COVID-19, the traditional on-site re-examination of postgraduates ...

Evaluation of early complications, outcome, and mortality in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-022-05010-8 10.1038/s41598-021-82721-3 10.1186/s40885-021-00161-7 10.1007/s00268-020-05501-6 10.1186/s13037-020-00262-6 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31182-X 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004420 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.06.042 10.1177/2151458515600496 10.1038/s41598-021-82721-3 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.17060
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders; Mohammadpour M, Yazdi H et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - A higher mortality and morbidity rate has been reported in COVID-19 patients undergoing surgery. To reduce the morbidity and mortality rate in COVID-19 patients undergoing orthopedic procedures, we aimed to increase the threshold for surgical planning. In a prospective cohort study, COVID-19 patients who underwent elective or emergent orthopedic surgery in three orthopedic surgery centers from ...

Association between COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and generalized trust, depression, gener...
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BMC Public Health; Sekizawa Y, Hashimoto S et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Although numerous studies have been published on the predictors of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, some possible predictors remain underexplored. In this study, we explored the associations of unwillingness and indecisiveness regarding COVID-19 vaccination with generalized trust, mental health conditions such as depression and generalized anxiety, and fear of COVID-19. Data of wave 1 (from October ...

Understanding COVID-19 vaccination willingness among youth: A survey study in the Nethe...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.12.062
Vaccine Euser S, Kroese FM et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Vaccination of youth could be key to preventing future outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2. Given the limited direct health benefit for young people, it is important to understand how youth themselves perceive obtaining a vaccination. This survey study in a representative sample of Dutch youth aged 12-18 showed that 73% were willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. In regression analyses, vaccination wi...

COVID-19 vaccine uptake, effectiveness, and waning in 82,959 health care workers: A nat...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.11.061
Vaccine Bedston S, Akbari A et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - While population estimates suggest high vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 infection, the protection for health care workers, who are at higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 exposure, is less understood. We conducted a national cohort study of health care workers in Wales (UK) from 7 December 2020 to 30 September 2021. We examined uptake of any COVID-19 vaccine, and the effectiveness of BNT162b2 mRN...

Designing of a bispecific antibody against SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein targeting huma...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.humimm.2022.01.004
Human Immunology; Ojha R, Gurjar K et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - COVID-19 originated in Wuhan city, China, in 2019 erupted a global pandemic that had put down nearly 3 million lives and hampered the socio-economic conditions of all nations. Despite the available treatments, this disease is not being controlled totally and spreading swiftly. The deadly virus commences infection by hACE2 receptor and its co-receptors (DPP4) engagement with the viral spike prot...

Conference Attendance Tracking and Evaluation in the Era of Virtual Conferences.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2021.12.012
Academic Radiology; Kamel P, Brookmeyer C et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The coronavirus pandemic upended in-person radiology education and led to a transition to virtual platforms. We needed a new method to monitor lecture attendance, previously relying on a physical badge system. Our goal was to develop and implement a virtual conference attendance system that is user-friendly, automated, useable in any virtual conference environment, and accurate. We developed a ...

The Association Between Sleep Disturbances and Erectile Dysfunction During the COVID-19...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sxmr.2021.12.001
Sexual Medicine Reviews; Andersen ML, Tufik S

Jan 20th, 2022 - There is increasing concern about the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on mental and physical health. Among the many possible outcomes of COVID-19, reports of sleep disturbances, and erectile dysfunction are becoming prevalent worldwide. We sought to evaluate the recent literature on this subject to produce a narrative review of the topic. We performed an extensive literature search to identif...

The impact of blood campaigns using mobile blood collection drives on blood supply mana...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transci.2022.103354
Transfusion and Apheresis Science : Official Journal of T... Halawani AJ

Jan 20th, 2022 - Blood transfusion is a lifesaving procedure for transfusion-dependent patients. Therefore, maintaining blood supply is extremely crucial. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has negatively affected blood supply by affecting donor attendance. This study aimed to investigate blood supply and demand during the pandemic and demonstrate the positive impact of blood donation campaigns th...

Covid-19: Poland's medical council sees mass resignations over government inaction on p...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o137
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Dyer O

Jan 20th, 2022 - Covid-19: Poland's medical council sees mass resignations over government inaction on pandemic.|2022|Dyer O,|

Covid-19: Brazil sees omicron cases soar but data blackout obscures true impact.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o133
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Taylor L

Jan 20th, 2022 - Covid-19: Brazil sees omicron cases soar but data blackout obscures true impact.|2022|Taylor L,|

Impact of COVID-19 on acute trauma and orthopaedic referrals and surgery in the UK duri...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054919
BMJ Open; Sugand K, Aframian A et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - This is the first British multicentre study observing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on orthopaedic trauma with respect to referrals, operative caseload and mortality during its peak. A longitudinal, multicentre, retrospective, observational, cohort study was conducted during the peak 6 weeks of the first wave from 17 March 2020 compared with the same period in 2019. Hospitals from six maj...

Covid-19: Lateral flow tests in children fail minimum performance standards, study finds.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o132
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Mahase E

Jan 20th, 2022 - Covid-19: Lateral flow tests in children fail minimum performance standards, study finds.|2022|Mahase E,|

Politicians polarize and experts depolarize public support for COVID-19 management poli...
https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2117543119
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Un... Flores A, Cole JC et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Political polarization impeded public support for policies to reduce the spread of COVID-19, much as polarization hinders responses to other contemporary challenges. Unlike previous theory and research that focused on the United States, the present research examined the effects of political elite cues and affective polarization on support for policies to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in seven co...

Incidence of Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic i...
https://doi.org/10.2337/dc21-0969
Diabetes Care; Kamrath C, Rosenbauer J et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in Germany compared with previous years. Based on data from the multicenter German Diabetes Prospective Follow-up Registry, we analyzed the incidence of type 1 diabetes per 100,000 patient-years in children and adolescents from 1 January 2...

Remdesivir significantly reduces SARS-CoV-2 viral load on nasopharyngeal swabs in hospi...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.27598
Journal of Medical Virology; Biancofiore A, Mirijello A et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - Remdesivir is a broad-spectrum antiviral agent able to inhibit the RNA polymerase of SARS-CoV-2. At present, studies focusing on the effect of remdesivir on viral load (VL) are few and with contrasting results. Aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of remdesivir on SARS-CoV-2 VL from nasopharyngeal swabs (cycle threshold criterion) in a sample of patients treated with the drug, co...

The Unintended Consequences of COVID-19 Public Health Measures on Healthcare for Childr...
https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12968
Child: Care, Health and Development; Baumbusch J, Lloyd JEV et. al.

Jan 20th, 2022 - To explore the unintended consequences of pandemic public health measures on healthcare service usage by children with medical complexity. Medical complexity is characterized by the presence of complex, chronic conditions requiring specialized care, substantial health needs, functional dependence and/or limitations, and frequent healthcare usage. Children with medical complexity are among the h...

Subclinical myocardial dysfunction in patients following coronavirus disease 2019 infec...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jcu.23101
Journal of Clinical Ultrasound : JCU; Saeed S, Rajani R

Jan 20th, 2022 - Subclinical myocardial dysfunction in patients following coronavirus disease 2019 infection.|2022|Saeed S,Rajani R,|

Influence of COVID-19 on the next generation of nurses in the United States.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.16202
Journal of Clinical Nursing; Kells M, Jennings Mathis K

Jan 20th, 2022 - Examine the affective state (anxiety, depression), life satisfaction, stress and worry, media consumption and perceptions of pursuing a career in nursing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Nursing students worldwide have reported increased stress, fear and anxiety amidst challenges and risks associated with COVID-19. It remains unclear what impact COVID-19 will have on nursing students in the United...