Head & Neck; Bleier B, Workman A et. al.
Nov 19th, 2020 - This article provides best practice guidelines regarding nasopharyngolaryngoscopy and OHNS clinic reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim is to provide evidence-based recommendations defining the risks of COVID-19 in clinic, the importance of pre-visit screening in addition to testing, along with ways to adhere to CDC guidelines for environmental, source, and engineering controls.
Dermatology Online Journal; Yim RM, Singh I et. al.
Nov 5th, 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...
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases : the Offi... Al Hashmi AM, Ozdemir AO et. al.
Oct 18th, 2020 - COVID-19 pandemic has led to a change in the way we manage acute medical illnesses. This pandemic had a negative impact on stroke care worldwide. The World Stroke Organization (WSO) has raised concerns due to the lack of available care and compromised acute stroke services globally. The numbers of thrombolysis and thrombectomy therapies are declining. As well as, the rates and door-to treatment...
Annals of Emergency Medicine;
Oct 6th, 2020 - ACEP Guideline on COVID-19: Ultrasound Machine and Transducer Cleaning.|2020||epidemiology,transmission,prevention & control,methods,prevention & control,epidemiology,transmission,instrumentation,
CA: a Cancer Journal for Clinicians; Lenihan D, Carver J et. al.
Sep 11th, 2020 - The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has given rise to a pandemic of unprecedented proportions in the modern era because of its highly contagious nature and impact on human health and society: coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Patients with cardiovascular (CV) risk factors and established CV disease (CVD) are among those initially identified at the highest risk fo...
Pulmonology Guedes F, Boléo-Tomé JP et. al.
Sep 2nd, 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 ...
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases : the Offi... Nguyen TN, Jadhav AP et. al.
Aug 19th, 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...
Auris, Nasus, Larynx; Kimura Y, Ueha R et. al.
Aug 2nd, 2020 - On April 14, the Society of Swallowing and Dysphagia of Japan (SSDJ) proposed its position statement on dysphagia treatment considering the ongoing spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The main routes of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 are physical contact with infected persons and exposure to respiratory droplets. In cases of infection, the nasal cavity and nasoph...
Annals of Global Health;
Jul 25th, 2020 - Workers whose occupations put them in contact with infected persons and the public are at increased risk of COVID-19 infection. The Collegium Ramazzini calls on governments at all levels to protect worker health by strengthening public health systems; maintaining comprehensive social insurance systems; establishing policies that presume all COVID-19 infections in high-risk workers are work-rela...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Engelman DT, Lother S et. al.
Jul 22nd, 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 ...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; , Antonoff M et. al.
Jul 22nd, 2020 - The extraordinary demands of managing the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the world's ability to care for patients with thoracic malignancies. As a hospital's COVID-19 population increases and hospital resources are depleted, the ability to provide surgical care is progressively restricted, forcing surgeons to prioritize among their cancer populations. Representatives from multiple cancer, surg...
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Haft JW, Atluri P et. al.
Jul 22nd, 2020 - In the setting of the current novel coronavirus pandemic, this document has been generated to provide guiding statements for the adult cardiac surgeon to consider in a rapidly evolving national landscape. Acknowledging the risk for a potentially prolonged need for cardiac surgery procedure deferral, we have created this proposed template for physicians and interdisciplinary teams to consider in...
Journal of Primary Care & Community Health; Baker TL, Greiner JV et. al.
Jul 14th, 2020 - This document establishes safety guidelines for physicians, nurses, and allied health care and facility staff who may be exposed to patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in a health care facility. SARS-CoV-2 infection is highly contagious and places health care workers at risk for infection resulting in coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Physicians, nu...
Phlebology Parsi K, van Rij AM et. al.
Jul 9th, 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...
Gastroenterology Siddique SM, Sultan S et. al.
Jun 27th, 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,
European Journal of Haematology; Farmakis D, Giakoumis A et. al.
Jun 24th, 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...
Gynecologic Oncology; Elledge CR, Beriwal S et. al.
Jun 22nd, 2020 - To develop expert consensus recommendations regarding radiation therapy for gynecologic malignancies during the COVID-19 pandemic. An international committee of ten experts in gynecologic radiation oncology convened to provide consensus recommendations for patients with gynecologic malignancies referred for radiation therapy. Treatment priority groups were established. A review of the relevant ...
Chest Lamb CR, Desai NR et. al.
Jun 9th, 2020 - The role of tracheostomy during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic remains unknown. The goal of this consensus statement is to examine the current evidence for performing tracheostomy in patients with respiratory failure from COVID-19 and offer guidance to physicians on the preparation, timing, and technique while minimizing the risk of infection to health care workers (HCWs). A p...
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Mazzone PJ, Gould MK et. al.
Jun 3rd, 2020 - The risks from potential exposure to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and resource reallocation that has occurred to combat the pandemic, have altered the balance of benefits and harms that informed current (pre-COVID-19) guideline recommendations for lung cancer screening and lung nodule evaluation. Consensus statements were developed to guide clinicians managing lung cancer screening prog...
Anesthesia and Analgesia; Faraoni D, Caplan LA et. al.
May 28th, 2020 - Considerations for Pediatric Heart Programs During COVID-19: Recommendations From the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society.|2020|Faraoni D,Caplan LA,DiNardo JA,Guzzetta NA,Miller-Hance WC,|pathogenicity,standards,standards,diagnosis,therapy,transmission,virology,standards,standards,standards,diagnosis,physiopathology,therapy,standards,prevention & control,prevention & control,standards,standar...