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,|

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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...