BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Rochwerg B, Siemieniuk RA et. al.
Sep 5th, 2020 - What is the role of drug interventions in the treatment and prevention of covid-19? The latest version of this WHO living guidance provides strong recommendations against the use of hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir-ritonavir in patients with covid-19 regardless of disease severity. These recommendations follow the publication of results from the WHO SOLIDARITY trial This guidance adds to recomm...
JAMA Saag MS, Gandhi RT et. al.
Oct 14th, 2020 - Data on the use of antiretroviral drugs, including new drugs and formulations, for the treatment and prevention of HIV infection continue to guide optimal practices. To evaluate new data and incorporate them into current recommendations for initiating HIV therapy, monitoring individuals starting on therapy, changing regimens, preventing HIV infection for those at risk, and special consideration...
Chest Rubin GD, Ryerson CJ et. al.
Apr 10th, 2020 - With more than 900,000 confirmed cases worldwide and nearly 50,000 deaths during the first 3 months of 2020, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has emerged as an unprecedented health care crisis. The spread of COVID-19 has been heterogeneous, resulting in some regions having sporadic transmission and relatively few hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and others having community tr...
European Journal of Haematology REFERENCES; Farmakis D, Giakoumis A et. al.
Jun 23rd, 2020 - Many patients with haemoglobinopathies, including thalassaemia and sickle cell disease, are at increased risk of developing severe complications from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Although epidemiologic evidence concerning the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection in these patients is currently lacking, the COVID-19 pandemic represents a significant challenge for haemoglobinopathy...
Allergy REFERENCES; Gelincik A, Brockow K et. al.
Jun 8th, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a respiratory tract infection caused by a novel human coronavirus, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, leads to a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic cases to patients with mild and severe symptoms, with or without pneumonia. Given the huge influence caused by the overwhelming COVID-19 pandemic affecting over t...
Allergy REFERENCES; Vultaggio A, Agache I et. al.
Jun 5th, 2020 - The outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2-induced coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic re-shaped doctor-patient interaction and challenged capacities of healthcare systems. It created many issues around the optimal and safest way to treat complex patients with severe allergic disease. A significant number of the patients are on treatment with biologicals, and clinicians face the challenge to provi...
Journal of Geriatric Oncology; Battisti NML, Mislang AR et. al.
Jul 27th, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic poses a barrier to equal and evidence-based management of cancer in older adults. The International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) formed a panel of experts to develop consensus recommendations on the implications of the pandemic on several aspects of cancer care in this age group including geriatric assessment (GA), surgery, radiotherapy, systemic treatment, palliat...
Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery = Le Jour... 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...
The Neuroradiology Journal; Sebastian LJD, Ahuja C et. al.
Sep 8th, 2020 - The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced every radiology set-up to evolve and formulate guidelines for day-to-day functioning. The sub-speciality of neuroradiology, both diagnostic and neuro-intervention, forms a very important part of any radiology or 'neuro-care' set-up. The present document is a consensus statement of the Indian Society of Neuroradiology, prepared after reviewing the availab...
Gastroenterology Siddique SM, Sultan S et. al.
Jun 26th, 2020 - Spotlight: COVID-19 PPE and Endoscopy.|2020|Siddique SM,Sultan S,Lim JK,Altayar O,Davitkov P,|prevention & control,transmission,prevention & control,adverse effects,standards,prevention & control,standards,prevention & control,transmission,
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venere... Chernyshov PV, Tomas-Aragones L et. al.
Jun 4th, 2020 - The pandemic of COVID-19 is a global challenge for health care, and dermatologists are not standing apart from trying to meet this challenge. The European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) has collected recommendations from its Task Forces (TFs) related to COVID-19. The Journal of the EADV has established a COVID-19 Special Forum giving free access to related articles. The psychosoc...
Journal of Visceral Surgery; Kassir R, Rebibo L et. al.
Jun 30th, 2020 - Bariatric/metabolic surgery was paused during the Covid-19 pandemic. The impact of social confinement and the interruption of this surgery on the population with obesity has been underestimated, with weight gain and worsened comorbidities. Some candidates for this surgery are exposed to a high risk of mortality linked to the pandemic. Obesity and diabetes are two major risk factors for severe f...
Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology : the Official Journ... Bilder RM, Postal KS et. al.
Jul 15th, 2020 - The Inter Organizational Practice Committee convened a workgroup to provide rapid guidance about teleneuropsychology (TeleNP) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A collaborative panel of experts from major professional organizations developed provisional guidance for neuropsychological practice during the pandemic. The stakeholders included the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology/Ame...
Phlebology Parsi K, van Rij AM et. al.
Jul 8th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic has resulted in diversion of healthcare resources to the management of patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus. Elective interventions and surgical procedures in most countries have been postponed and operating room resources have been diverted to manage the pandemic. The Venous and Lymphatic Triage and Acuity Scale was developed to provid...
Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy : Official... Donell ST, Thaler M et. al.
Aug 17th, 2020 - To plan for the continuance of elective hip and knee arthroplasty during a resurgence or new wave of COVID-19 infections. A systematic review was conducted using the terms "COVID-19" or "SARS-Cov-2" and "second wave". No relevant citations were found to inform on recommendations the plan. Therefore, an expert panel of the European Hip Society and the European Knee Associates was formed to provi...
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases : the Offi... Nguyen TN, Jadhav AP et. al.
Aug 18th, 2020 - Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) patients require frequent neurological examinations, neuroradiographic diagnostic testing and lengthy intensive care unit stay. Previously established SAH treatment protocols are impractical to impossible to adhere to in the current COVID-19 crisis due to the need for infection containment and shortage of critical care resources, including personal prote...
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis : JTH REFERENCES; Thachil J, Longstaff C et. al.
Sep 3rd, 2020 - The need for accurate D-dimer reporting in COVID-19: Communication from the ISTH SSC on fibrinolysis.|2020|Thachil J,Longstaff C,Favaloro EJ,Lippi G,Urano T,|pathogenicity,blood,blood,diagnosis,virology,blood,diagnosis,virology,analysis,blood,diagnosis,virology,
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis : JTH REFERENCES; Thachil J, Juffermans NP et. al.
Sep 3rd, 2020 - Hypercoagulability is an increasingly recognized complication of SARS-CoV-2 infection. As such, anticoagulation has become part and parcel of comprehensive COVID-19 management. However, several uncertainties exist in this area, including the appropriate type and dose of heparin. In addition, special patient populations, including those with high body mass index and renal impairment, require spe...
Pulmonology Guedes F, Boléo-Tomé JP et. al.
Sep 1st, 2020 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging infectious disease caused by a novel SARS-CoV-2 pathogen. Its capacity for human-to-human transmission through respiratory droplets, coupled with a high-level of population mobility, has resulted in a rapid dissemination worldwide. Healthcare workers have been particularly exposed to the risk of infection and represent a significant proportion ...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Engelman DT, Lother S et. al.
Jul 21st, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic necessitates aggressive infection mitigation strategies to reduce the risk to patients and healthcare providers. This document is intended to provide a framework for the adult cardiac surgeon to consider in this rapidly changing environment. Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative detailed protective measures are outlined. These are guidance recommendations during ...