Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Home
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Apr 4th, 2021 - Cleaning with a household cleaner that contains soap or detergent reduces the amount of germs on surfaces and decreases risk of infection from surfaces. In most situations, cleaning alone removes most virus particles on surfaces. Disinfection to reduce transmission of COVID-19 at home is likely not needed unless someone in your home is sick or if someone who is positive for COVID-19 has been in...

AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on Intragastric Balloons in the Management of Obesity
Gastroenterology Muniraj T, Day LW et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - Obesity is a global pandemic, affecting about 40% of adults in the United States. There is a vast area of unmet need with respect to weight-loss interventions, as only 1.1% of eligible patients with obesity are receiving primary bariatric surgery.

Ventilation in Buildings
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Mar 22nd, 2021 - CDC recommends a layered approach to reduce exposures to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This approach includes using multiple mitigation strategies, including improvements to building ventilation, to reduce the spread of disease and lower the risk of exposure. In addition to ventilation improvements, the layered approach includes physical distancing, wearing face masks, hand hygien...

IDSA Guidelines on the Treatment and Management of Patients with COVID-19
Infectious Diseases Society of America; Bhimraj A, Morgan RL et. al.

Mar 16th, 2021 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a pandemic with a rapidly increasing incidence of infections and deaths. Many pharmacologic therapies are being used or considered for treatment. Given the rapidity of emerging literature, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) identified the need to develop living, frequently updated evidence-based guidelines to support patients, clinicians and...

Nursing Home Visitation - COVID-19
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Mar 9th, 2021 - CMS is committed to continuing to take critical steps to ensure America’s healthcare facilities are prepared to respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (PHE)

2021 update of the AGIHO guideline on evidence-based management of COVID-19 in patients...
European Journal of Cancer (Oxford, England : 1990); Giesen N, Sprute R et. al.

Mar 6th, 2021 - The worldwide spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the associated infectious coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has posed a unique challenge to medical staff, patients and their families. Patients with cancer, particularly those with haematologic malignancies, have been identified to be at high risk to develop severe COVID-19. Since publication of our previ...

Roadmap for Conducting Neuroscience Research in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond: Recommenda...
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Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology; Vlisides PE, Vogt KM et. al.

Mar 4th, 2021 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted many aspects of neuroscience research. At the 2020 Society of Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC) Annual Meeting, the SNACC Research Committee met virtually to discuss research challenges encountered during the COVID-19 pandemic along with possible strategies for facilitating research activities. These challenges...

The COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel’s Statement on the Use of Tocilizumab for the Treatment of COVID-19
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Mar 3rd, 2021 - Tocilizumab is a recombinant humanized anti-interleukin (IL)-6 receptor monoclonal antibody approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of certain rheumatologic disorders and cytokine release syndrome induced by chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T cell) therapy. It is hypothesized that modulating the levels of proinflammatory IL-6 or its effects may reduce the durat...

A living WHO guideline on drugs to prevent covid-19.
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Lamontagne F, Agoritsas T et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2021 - What is the role of drugs in preventing covid-19? WHY DOES THIS MATTER?: There is widespread interest in whether drug interventions can be used for the prevention of covid-19, but there is uncertainty about which drugs, if any, are effective. The first version of this living guideline focuses on the evidence for hydroxychloroquine. Subsequent updates will cover other drugs being investigated fo...

Prioritizing surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: the Quebec guidelines.
Canadian Journal of Surgery. Journal Canadien De Chirurgie; Bouthillier ME, Lorange M et. al.

Feb 18th, 2021 - Prioritizing surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: the Quebec guidelines.|2021|Bouthillier ME,Lorange M,Legault S,Wade L,Dahine J,|epidemiology,organization & administration,epidemiology,organization & administration,

ACC Health Policy Statement on Cardiovascular Disease Considerations for COVID-19 Vacci...
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; , Driggin E et. al.

Feb 15th, 2021 - ACC Health Policy Statement on Cardiovascular Disease Considerations for COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Solution Set Oversight Committee.|2021| ,Driggin E,Maddox TM,Ferdinand KC,Kirkpatrick JN,|

Glucocorticoid use in patients with adrenal insufficiency following administration of t...
Pituitary Katznelson L, Gadelha M

Feb 10th, 2021 - Side effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines include pain at the injection site, fatigue, headache, myalgias, arthralgias, chills, and fever, all of which can be early indicators of an increased need for glucocorticoid replacement in patients with adrenal insufficiency. The Pituitary Society surveyed its membership to understand planned approaches to glucocorticoid managemen...

EuroGuiDerm Guideline on the systemic treatment of Psoriasis vulgaris - Part 2: specifi...
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venere... Nast A, Smith C et. al.

Feb 6th, 2021 - This evidence- and consensus-based guideline on the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris was developed following the EuroGuiDerm Guideline and Consensus Statement Development Manual. The second part of the guideline provides guidance for specific clinical and comorbid situations such as treating psoriasis vulgaris patient with concomitant psoriatic arthritis, concomitant inflammatory bowel disease, ...

Taking a Stand Against Air Pollution-The Impact on Cardiovascular Disease: A Joint Opin...
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Brauer M, Casadei B et. al.

Feb 1st, 2021 - Although the attention of the world and the global health community specifically is deservedly focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, other determinants of health continue to have large impacts and may also interact with COVID-19. Air pollution is one crucial example. Established evidence from other respiratory viruses and emerging evidence for COVID-19 specifically indicates that air pollution alte...

COVID-19 Clinical management: Living guidance
World Health Organization (WHO)

Jan 24th, 2021 - This updated version of the Clinical management of COVID-19 guidance includes five new recommendations and a new chapter on care for patients after acute illness with COVID-19, adding to the interim guidance published 27 May 2020. Please view section text for a summary of these new recommendations, also available within each section of the guidelines, labelled as new. Other recommendations r...

Managing the long term effects of covid-19: summary of NICE, SIGN, and RCGP rapid guide...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Shah W, Hillman T et. al.

Jan 23rd, 2021 - Managing the long term effects of covid-19: summary of NICE, SIGN, and RCGP rapid guideline.|2021|Shah W,Hillman T,Playford ED,Hishmeh L,|complications,physiopathology,rehabilitation,virology,diagnosis,etiology,therapy,diagnosis,etiology,therapy,standards,diagnostic imaging,physiopathology,standards,standards,pathogenicity,

The NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline on haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: developm...
British Journal of Haematology; Orchard K, Dignan FL et. al.

Jan 21st, 2021 - The NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline on haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: development, implementation and impact.|2021|Orchard K,Dignan FL,Lee J,Pearce R,Desai M,|complications,diagnosis,virology,adverse effects,methods,

NCCN: Cancer and COVID-19 Vaccination
NCCN COVID-19 Vaccination Advisory Committee

Jan 20th, 2021 - Patients with cancer should be prioritized for vaccination (CDC priority group 1b/c) and should be immunized when vaccination is available to them. Immunization is recommended for all patients receiving active therapy, with the understanding that there are limited safety and efficacy data in these patients.

American Association for Emergency Psychiatry Recommendations to Address Psychiatric St...
Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.); Richmond JS, Dragatsi D et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - The psychological sequelae of the COVID-19 crisis will increase demands for psychiatric care in already strained emergency and mental health systems. To address the shortage of psychiatrists (and nurse practitioners and physician assistants) in emergency settings (ESs), the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP) has established recommendations for utilizing nonprescribing mental h...

COVID-19 FAQs in paediatric and congenital cardiology: AEPC position paper.
Cardiology in the Young; Sendzikaite S, Heying R et. al.

Jan 7th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge influence in almost all areas of life, affecting societies, economics, and health care systems worldwide. The paediatric cardiology community is no exception. As the challenging battle with COVID-19 continues, professionals from the Association for the European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology receive many questions regarding COVID-19 in a Paediatric and...