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Increased vulnerability to Covid-19 in chronic kidney disease.
https://doi.org/10.1111/joim.13239
Journal of Internal Medicine; Carlson N, Nelveg-Kristensen KE et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The significance of chronic kidney disease on susceptibility to COVID-19 and subsequent outcomes remains unaddressed. To investigate the association of eGFR on risk of contracting COVID-19 and subsequent adverse outcomes. Rates of hospital-diagnosed COVID-19 were compared across strata of eGFR based on conditional logistic regression using a nested case-control framework with 1:4 matching of pa...

Admission avoidance in acute epistaxis: a prospective national audit during the initial...
https://doi.org/10.1111/coa.13716
Clinical Otolaryngology : Official Journal of ENT-UK ; Official Journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery; Hardman JC

Jan 16th, 2021 - To report changes in practice brought about by COVID-19 and the implementation of new guidelines, and to explore factors relating to unscheduled re-presentations for patients discharged from the emergency department (ED). Prospective multicentre national audit over 12 weeks from 6th April 2020. UK secondary care ENT departments. Adult patients with acute epistaxis. Re-presentation within 10 day...

Assessment of Thirty-Day Readmission Rate, Timing, Causes, and Predictors after Hospita...
https://doi.org/10.1111/joim.13241
Journal of Internal Medicine; Yeo I, Baek S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - There is limited data on the characteristics of 30-day readmission after hospitalization with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). To examine the rate, timing, causes, predictors, and outcomes of 30-day readmission after COVID-19 hospitalization. From March 13 to April 9, 2020, all patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and discharged alive were included in this retrospective observational study. ...

Adaptations of transfusion systems to the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia, Canada...
https://doi.org/10.1111/trf.16265
Transfusion REFERENCES; McGinnis E, Guo RJ et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - In March 2020, a state of emergency was declared to facilitate organized responses to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in British Columbia, Canada. Emergency blood management committees (EBMCs) were formed regionally and provincially to coordinate transfusion service activities and responses to possible national blood shortages. We describe the responses of transfusion services ...

Presence and short-term persistence of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies in COVID-19 c...
https://doi.org/10.1111/trf.16261
Transfusion REFERENCES; Annen K, Morrison TE et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - In March 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved use of COVID-19 convalescent plasma (CCP) as an investigational new drug for treatment of COVID-19. Since then, collection of CCP from COVID-19-recovered patients has been implemented in donor centers nationwide. Children's Hospital Colorado rapidly put into practice a CCP collection protocol, necessitating development and implement...

COVID-19 in pediatric kidney transplantation: The Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16501
American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons; Varnell C, Harshman LA et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - There are limited data on the impact of COVID-19 in children with a kidney transplant. We conducted a prospective cohort study through the Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative (IROC) to collect clinical outcomes data about COVID-19 in pediatric kidney transplant patients. Twenty-two IROC centers that care for 2732 patients submitted testing and outcomes data for 281 patients tested for SARS-C...

Speech disturbance plays critical role in stroke recognition during COVID-19 pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1111/cns.13608
CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics REFERENCES; Liu R, Fisher M et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Speech disturbance plays critical role in stroke recognition during COVID-19 pandemic.|2021|Liu R,Fisher M,Rudd A,Zhao J,|

Sclerotherapy with 3% polidocanol foam for third- and fourth-degree hemorrhoids as "bri...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00384-021-03848-3 10.1007/s00384-020-03684-x 10.1111/codi.15054 10.1080/08941939.2020.1745964
International Journal of Colorectal Disease; Lisi G, Campanelli M et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - In Italy, colorectal surgery has been strongly affected with the vast majority (90%) of operations treating benign diseases, with an estimated overall 12-week cancellation rate of 72%. Little is known on how to best manage patients with benign diseases and the consequences this interruption of care will have in post-pandemic times. Proctologic diseases have social, psychological, and healthcare...

Spine surgeon perceptions of the challenges and benefits of telemedicine: an internatio...
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European Spine Journal : Official Publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Riew GJ, Lovecchio F et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - While telemedicine usage has increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there remains little consensus about how spine surgeons perceive virtual care. The purpose of this study was to explore international perspectives of spine providers on the challenges and benefits of telemedicine. Responses from 485 members of AO Spine were analyzed, covering provider perceptions of the challenges and benefits...

COVID-19 and the rise of virtual medicine in spine surgery: a worldwide study.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00586-020-06714-y 10.1056/nejmp2003762 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30627-9 10.1177/2192568220925783 10.2164/jandrol.111.015065 10.5435/JAAOS-D-20-00339 10.2106/JBJS.20.00609 10.1016/j.jse.2019.12.004 10.1177/2192568220944129 10.1089/tmj.2013.0088 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318281a36c 10.1080/09593985.2018.1470210 10.1177/2192568220960423 10.3389/fpubh.2020.556720 10.2196/15380 10.2196/18810 10.1302/0301-620X.94B9.28780 10.5435/JAAOS-D-20-00292
European Spine Journal : Official Publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society; Swiatek PR, Weiner JA et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic forced many surgeons to adopt "virtual medicine" practices, defined as telehealth services for patient care and online platforms for continuing medical education. The purpose of this study was to assess spine surgeon reliance on virtual medicine during the pandemic and to discuss the future of virtual medicine in spine surgery. A comprehensive survey addressing demographic...

Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) and Her Role in District Mental Health Program...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-021-00773-1 10.1186/s12960-019-0418-9 10.1186/1752-4458-5-17 10.2471/BLT.12.104133 10.1002/msj.20260 10.1186/1753-6561-6-S1-P1 10.31254/jmr.2017.3315 10.4103/0019-5545.124714 10.1186/s13643-018-0676-y
Community Mental Health Journal; Rahul P, Chander KR et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - COVID 19 pandemic has posed challenges for public mental healthcare delivery, particularly in LAMI countries such as India. However, this unique situation has also brought in opportunities to revisit the health system and optimally utilize the available resources. In this brief report, we report one such new initiative in which existing community health workers (CHWs), known as ASHAs (Accredite...

Serial KL-6 measurements in COVID-19 patients.
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Internal and Emergency Medicine; d'Alessandro M, Bergantini L et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - SARS-CoV2-induced direct cytopathic effects against type II pneumocytes are suspected to play a role in mediating and perpetuating lung damage. The aim of this study was to evaluate serum KL-6 behavior in COVID-19 patients to investigate its potential role in predicting clinical course. Sixty patients (median age IQR, 65 (52-69), 43 males), hospitalized for COVID-19 at Siena COVID Unit Universi...

A narrative review of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): clinical, epidemiological ch...
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Internal and Emergency Medicine; Krishnan A, Hamilton JP et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging infectious disease which has had a rapid surge in cases and deaths since it is first documented in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. COVID-19 is caused by the Betacoronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). SARS-CoV-2 uses angiotensin-converting enzyme 2, which is highly expressed in the human lower respiratory tract...

Kidney Transplantation and COVID-19: Two Case Reports.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2020.10.051
Transplantation Proceedings; Tekin S, Özdoğan H et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Immunocompromised populations are at great risk of the current 2020 global emergency of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and treatment of kidney transplant recipients with COVID-19 is currently not declared. Hence, the purpose of the study is to set a clear treatment regimen. We report here a therapeutic course of 2 patients who underwent transplant surgery in March 2020 and got infected so...

SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence and Clinical Features of COVID-19 in a German Liver Transplan...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2020.11.009
Transplantation Proceedings; Rauber C, Tiwari-Heckler S et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - In liver transplant (LT) recipients with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), fatal outcome has been reported in a substantial subset of patients. Whether LT recipients are at increased risk for severe COVID-19 compared with the general population is controversial. Here we report the results of a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) serosurvey in a large LT recipi...

COVID-19 narratives from the New York Roentgen Society.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2020.12.022
Clinical Imaging; Nwawka OK, Katzen JT

Jan 16th, 2021 - COVID-19 narratives from the New York Roentgen Society.|2021|Nwawka OK,Katzen JT,|

Systemic therapy and COVID19: Immunotherapy and chemotherapy.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urolonc.2020.12.022
Urologic Oncology; Gulati S, Muddasani R et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - As the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 related pandemic - Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has emerged, decision making in the context of cancer treatment has become more complex. The apprehension of using drugs that could adversely affect infected patients, the risk of not using life-saving treatments and the complexities related to the type of cancer itself, all must...

Covid-19: Norway investigates 23 deaths in frail elderly patients after vaccination.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n149
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Torjesen I

Jan 16th, 2021 - Covid-19: Norway investigates 23 deaths in frail elderly patients after vaccination.|2021|Torjesen I,|

Covid-19: Japan declares second state of emergency as Asia struggles with virus surge.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n141
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Looi MK

Jan 16th, 2021 - Covid-19: Japan declares second state of emergency as Asia struggles with virus surge.|2021|Looi MK,|