Kidney International; Vinson AJ, Chong AS et. al.
Jan 7th, 2021 - SEX MATTERS - COVID-19 IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.|2021|Vinson AJ,Chong AS,Clegg D,Falk C,Foster BJ,|
JACC. Cardiovascular Imaging; Phelan D, Kim JH et. al.
Dec 11th, 2020 - As our understanding of the complications of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) evolve, subclinical cardiac pathology such as myocarditis, pericarditis, and right ventricular dysfunction in the absence of significant clinical symptoms represents a concern. The potential implications of these findings in athletes are significant given the concern that exercise, during the acute phase of viral m...
Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery = Le Journal D'oto-rhino-laryngologie Et De Chirurgie Cervico-faciale; Chan Y, Banglawala SM et. al.
Dec 4th, 2020 - Healthcare services in many countries have been partially or completely disrupted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic since its onset in the end of 2019. Amongst the most impacted are the elective medical and surgical services in order to conserve resources to care for COVID-19 patients. As the number of infected patients decrease across Canada, elective surgeries are being restarted in a st...
Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology; Hamid S, Alvares da Silva MR et. al.
Nov 24th, 2020 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the least deadly but most infectious coronavirus strain transmitted from wild animals. It may affect many organ systems. Aim of the current guideline is to delineate the effects of SARS-CoV-2 on the liver. Asymptomatic aminotransferase elevations are common in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) disease. Its pathogenesis may be mul...
Supportive Care in Cancer : Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer; Cooksley T, Font C et. al.
Nov 24th, 2020 - Patients with cancer are at higher risk of more severe COVID-19 infection and have more associated complications. The position paper describes the management of cancer patients, especially those receiving anticancer treatment, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dyspnea is a common emergency presentation in patients with cancer with a wide range of differential diagnoses, including pulmonary embolism...
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis : JTH REFERENCES; Goldenberg NA, Sochet A et. al.
Nov 11th, 2020 - Observational studies indicate that children hospitalized with COVID-19-related illness, like adults, are at increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE). A multicenter phase 2 clinical trial of anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis in children hospitalized with COVID-19-related illness has recently been initiated in the United States. To date, there remains a paucity of high-quality evidence to ...
Surgical Endoscopy; Arezzo A, Francis N et. al.
Nov 10th, 2020 - COVID-19 pandemic presented an unexpected challenge for the surgical community in general and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) specialists in particular. This document aims to summarize recent evidence and experts' opinion and formulate recommendations to guide the surgical community on how to best organize the recovery plan for surgical activity across different sub-specialities after the COVI...
Dermatology Online Journal; Yim RM, Singh I et. al.
Nov 4th, 2020 - Owing to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and emerging data regarding immunosuppressant therapies for inflammatory cutaneous diseases, dermatologists are being encouraged to reevaluate their patients' treatment regimens to minimize any potential risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection. This article includes an overview of the up-to-date international and U.S. treatment guidelines for psoriasis, atopic derma...
Geriatrics & Gerontology International References; , Kuzuya M et. al.
Nov 2nd, 2020 - Since the end of 2019, a life-threatening infectious disease (coronavirus disease 2019: COVID-19) has spread globally, and numerous victims have been reported. In particular, older persons tend to suffer more severely when infected with a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and have higher case mortality rates; additionally, outbreaks frequently occur in hospitals and long-term care facilities where...
Journal of Crohn's & Colitis; Ng SC, Mak JWY et. al.
Oct 21st, 2020 - Endoscopy is an essential component in the management of inflammatory bowel disease [IBD]. There is a risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission during endoscopic procedures. The International Organization for the study of IBD [IOIBD] has developed 11 position statements, based on an online survey, that focus on how to prioritise endoscopies in IBD patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, alternative modes ...
European Journal of Neurology References; von Oertzen TJ, Macerollo A et. al.
Oct 15th, 2020 - The recent SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has posed multiple challenges to the practice of clinical neurology including recognition of emerging neurological complications and management of coexistent neurological diseases. In a fast-evolving pandemic, evidence-based studies are lacking in many areas. This paper presents European Academy of Neurology (EAN) expert consensus statements to guide neurologists ...
Annals of Emergency Medicine;
Oct 5th, 2020 - ACEP Guideline on COVID-19: Ultrasound Machine and Transducer Cleaning.|2020||epidemiology,transmission,prevention & control,methods,prevention & control,epidemiology,transmission,instrumentation,
Annals of Emergency Medicine;
Oct 5th, 2020 - Care of Patients With Behavioral Health Emergencies and Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19.|2020||complications,epidemiology,methods,complications,therapy,complications,epidemiology,
Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases; Sieswerda E, de Boer MGJ et. al.
Oct 3rd, 2020 - The Dutch Working Party on Antibiotic Policy constituted a multidisciplinary expert committee to provide evidence-based recommendation for the use of antibacterial therapy in hospitalized adults with a respiratory infection and suspected or proven 2019 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). We performed a literature search to answer four key questions. The committee graded the evidence and developed r...
Epidemiology and Infection; Singh D, Joshi K et. al.
Sep 29th, 2020 - The pandemic due to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has emerged as a serious global public health issue. Since the start of the outbreak, the importance of hand-hygiene and respiratory protection to prevent the spread of the virus has been the prime focus for infection control. Health regulatory organisations have produced guidelines for the formulation of hand sani...
Journal of Crohn's & Colitis; Dotan I, Panaccione R et. al.
Sep 22nd, 2020 - Infusion centres are a central part in the management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease [IBD] and could be a source of transmission of SARS-COV-2. Here we aimed to develop global guidance for best practices of infusion centres for IBD patients and to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on these centres. Under the auspices of the International Organization for the Study of In...
Sep 18th, 2020 - The core content of each COVID-19 adapted recommendation is presented in a user-friendly format ready for you to use in your own presentations, both to illustrate your own cases and research, as well as for educational purposes. Please note that while you may use slides individually from the sets for personal use, it is strictly forbidden to alter or hide any of the content, the ESMO logo, the ...
Pain Physician; Shah S, Diwan S et. al.
Sep 18th, 2020 - Chronic pain patients require continuity of care even during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has drastically changed healthcare and other societal practices. The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) has created the COVID-ASIPP Risk Mitigation & Stratification (COVID-ARMS) Return to Practice Task Force in order to provide guidance for safe and strategic reopening. The aims are...
Pain Physician; Gharibo C, Sharma A et. al.
Sep 18th, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the pain and suffering of chronic pain patients due to stoppage of "elective" interventional pain management and office visits across the United States. The reopening of America and restarting of interventional techniques and elective surgical procedures has started. Unfortunately, with resurgence in some states, restrictions are once again being imposed. In a...
Sep 17th, 2020 - These recommendations should be used as guidance for prioritising the various aspects of cancer care in order to mitigate the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the management of cancer patients. The situation is evolving, and pragmatic actions may be required to deal with the challenges of treating patients, while ensuring their rights, safety and wellbeing.