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The Psychological Experience of Obstetric Patients and Health Care Workers after Implem...
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1715505
American Journal of Perinatology; Bender WR, Srinivas S et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - This study was aimed to describe the hospitalization and early postpartum psychological experience for asymptomatic obstetric patients tested for severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) as part of a universal testing program and report the impact of this program on labor and delivery health care workers' job satisfaction and workplace anxiety. This is a cohort study of asym...

Association of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blo...
https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.23421
Clinical Cardiology REFERENCES; Liu X, Long C et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - An association among the use of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) with the clinical outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is unclear. PubMed, EMBASE, MedRxiv, and BioRxiv were searched for relevant studies that assessed the association between application of ACEI/ARB and risk of COVID-19, inflammation level, severity COVID-19 infec...

Applicability of bedside ultrasonography for the diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis in...
https://doi.org/10.1002/jcu.22898
Journal of Clinical Ultrasound : JCU REFERENCES; Zhang P, Qu Y et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - The aim of this study was to evaluate the applicability of bedside ultrasonography for the diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in patients infected with corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with and without treatment with low molecular weight heparin (LMWH). We retrospectively analyzed the records of deceased and surviving patients in whom ultrasonography detected or not a DVT, and in who...

Morbidity in the COVID-19 era: Ethanol intoxication secondary to hand sanitiser ingestion.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15017
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health References; Hanna S, Zwi K et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Morbidity in the COVID-19 era: Ethanol intoxication secondary to hand sanitiser ingestion.|2020|Hanna S,Zwi K,Tzioumi D,|

Is Pregnancy an Immunological Contributor to Severe or Controlled COVID-19 Disease?
https://doi.org/10.1111/aji.13317
American Journal of Reproductive Immunology (New York, N.Y. : 1989); Hanna N, Hanna M et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Since its emergence in Wuhan as a novel coronavirus disease, it has taken only a few months since January 2020 for it to be recognized as a wide spread COVID-19 pandemic which has contributed to global health devastation. As pointed out by health experts, it is a once in a century pandemic of our times. Clinical observations so far indicate that the older population and immune compromised indiv...

An increasing public health burden arising from children infected with SARS-CoV2: a sys...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25008
Pediatric Pulmonology; Zheng B, Wang H et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2) is spreading all over the world and poses a great threat to humans. This study aimed to systematically review the current situation and public health burden associated with children infected with SARS-CoV2. We searched 4 electronic databases without language limitations. The pooled proportion or odds ratio (OR) and 95% CI confidence in...

Relationship between hand hygiene and cutaneous findings during COVID19 pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocd.13656
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology; Altunisik Toplu S, Altunisik N et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - In the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers (HCWs) have to comply with hygiene conditions and use gloves more frequently and for a longer period of time than they would previously to avoid infection and prevent transmission. We aimed to characterize the adverse skin reactions occurring after hand hygiene and glove use in HCWs in a tertiary university hospital to determ...

Preparedness, administrative challenges for establishing obstetric services, and experi...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.13338
International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics; Mahajan NN, Pednekar R et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - To provide a descriptive account of the challenges and administrative preparedness for establishing and sustaining safe obstetric services during the COVID-19 pandemic at Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital (NH), Mumbai, India. The management of pregnant women with COVID-19 was implemented as per international (WHO, RCOG, ACOG) and national (Indian Council of Medica...

Guillain Barré Syndrome associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection. A Systematic Review.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ene.14462
European Journal of Neurology; De Sanctis P, Doneddu PE et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) incidence can increase during outbreaks of infectious illnesses. A few cases of GBS associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection have been reported. To identify specific clinical features of GBS associated with COVID-19. We searched Pubmed, EMBASE and Cochrane from November 1, 2019 to May 17, 2020 and included all papers with full text in English, ...

High Prevalence of Headaches During Covid-19 Infection: A Retrospective Cohort Study.
https://doi.org/10.1111/head.13923
Headache References; Poncet-Megemont L, Paris P et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - To document the prevalence of new headaches in patients with Covid-19 infection and the potential association with other neuro-sensorial symptoms (anosmia and ageusia). The persistence of these symptoms 1 month after recovery was also documented. Headaches are a very common symptom of viral infections. Surprisingly, early Chinese studies reported a relatively low prevalence (12-15%) of headache...

Smoking and COVID-19: Similar bronchial ACE2 and TMPRSS2 expression and higher TMPRSS4 ...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ddr.21729
Drug Development Research REFERENCES; Voinsky I, Gurwitz D

Aug 4th, 2020 - Uncertainties remain concerning the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and potential therapeutics for COVID-19. Among unsettled controversies is whether tobacco smoking increases or protects from severe COVID-19. Several epidemiological studies reported reduced COVID-19 hospitalizations among smokers, while other studies reported the opposite trend. Some authors assumed that smokers have elevated a...

A cross-sectional study of mental health status and self- psychological adjustment in n...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15444
Journal of Clinical Nursing; Chen H, Sun L et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - To evaluate the mental health status, stressors and self-adjustment of nurses in isolation wards at different periods in Wuhan, China. Mental health issues easily occurred among the frontline medical workers of a major epidemic. However, the stressors and psychological adjustments experienced by nurses have not been well described. This is crucial to improving clinical quality and nursing safet...

Partitioning the Curve - Interstate Travel Restrictions During the Covid-19 Pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp2024274
The New England Journal of Medicine; Studdert DM, Hall MA et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Partitioning the Curve - Interstate Travel Restrictions During the Covid-19 Pandemic.|2020|Studdert DM,Hall MA,Mello MM,|

Vertical Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): Are Hypotheses More than Evidences?
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1714346
American Journal of Perinatology; Auriti C, De Rose DU et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - In spite of the increasing, accumulating knowledge on the novel pandemic coronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), questions on the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) infection transmission from mothers to fetuses or neonates during pregnancy and peripartum period remain pending and have not been addressed so far. SARS-CoV-2, a RNA single-stranded virus, has bee...

Patients With Voice Prosthesis Rehabilitation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Analyzing t...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7404089
Otolaryngology--head and Neck Surgery : Official Journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Longobardi Y, Galli J et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - To describe a remote approach used with patients with voice prosthesis after laryngectomy during the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting clinical outcomes in terms of voice prosthesis complications management, oncological monitoring, and psychophysical well-being. Prospective cohort study. Otolaryngology Clinic of the University Polyclinic A. Gemelli, IRCCS Foundation. All patients with voice p...

Clinical features and outcomes of pregnant women with COVID-19: a systematic review and...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7396931
BMC Infectious Diseases; Gao YJ, Ye L et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - The recent COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China, has quickly spread throughout the world. In this study, we systematically reviewed the clinical features and outcomes of pregnant women with COVID-19. PubMed, Web of Science, EMBASE and MEDLINE were searched from January 1, 2020, to April 16, 2020. Case reports and case series of pregnant women infected with SARS-CoV-2 were included. Two reviewers s...

Dynamic changes in clinical and CT characteristics of COVID-19 cases with different exp...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7397456
BMC Infectious Diseases; Li R, Liu G et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - To assess the dynamic changes in clinical and CT characteristics of COVID-19 patients with different epidemiology histories. Fifty-three discharged COVID-19 patients were enrolled at Beijing YouAn Hospital, Capital Medical University, between January 21 and March 10, 2020. Spearman correlation analysis was performed between CT scores and laboratory indicators. Patients were divided into the Wuh...

A consideration of publication-derived immune-related associations in Coronavirus and r...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7397454
Journal of Translational Medicine; Geifman N, Whetton AD

Aug 4th, 2020 - The severe acute respiratory syndrome virus SARS-CoV-2, a close relative of the SARS-CoV virus, is the cause of the recent COVID-19 pandemic affecting, to date, over 14 million individuals across the globe and demonstrating relatively high rates of infection and mortality. A third virus, the H5N1, responsible for avian influenza, has caused infection with some clinical similarities to those in ...

Laboratory features of severe vs. non-severe COVID-19 patients in Asian populations: a ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7396942
European Journal of Medical Research; Ghahramani S, Tabrizi R et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - More severe cases of COVID- 19 are more likely to be hospitalized and around one-fifth, needing ICU admission. Understanding the common laboratory features of COVID-19 in more severe cases versus non-severe patients could be quite useful for clinicians and might help to predict the model of disease progression. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to compare the laboratory test findin...

Fat mass affects nutritional status of ICU COVID-19 patients.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7397427
Journal of Translational Medicine; De Lorenzo A, Tarsitano MG et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Obesity and steatosis are associated with COVID-19 severe pneumonia. Elevated levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines and reduced immune response are typical of these patients. In particular, adipose tissue is the organ playing the crucial role. So, it is necessary to evaluate fat mass and not simpler body mass index (BMI), because BMI leaves a portion of the obese population unrecognized. The aim...