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01 June 2020

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Welcome to ACHSM LIbrary Bulletin Special Issue on COVID-19 topics. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we will provide the updated COVID-19 resources fortnightly. We think you will find it useful.  

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  Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

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Caring for people with COVID-19
Supporting Australia’s healthcare professionals with continually updated, evidence-based clinical guidelines
National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce 28 May 2020

COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit
Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI)  30 May 2020

From Mitigation to Containment of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Putting the SARS-CoV-2 Genie Back in the Bottle
Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH; Carlos del Rio, MD
JAMA. 2020;323(19):1889-1890. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.6572

A Paradigm for the Pandemic: A Covid-19 Recovery Unit
Renuka Gupta and Others
NEJM Catalyst 29 May 2020

Covid-19: A wake-up call
BMJ 2020;369:m2021: Published 21 May 2020

Covid-19: MPs call on Public Health England to publish evidence for decision to drop community testing
BMJ 2020; 369 doi: (Published 19 May 2020)

Will Covid-19 Have a Lasting Impact on Globalization?
Steven A. Altman
Harvard Business Review May 20, 2020

Disparities In Outcomes Among COVID-19 Patients In A Large Health Care System In California
Kristen M. J. Azar, Zijun Shen, Robert J. Romanelli, Stephen H. Lockhart, Kelly Smits et al
Health Affairs :MAY 21, 2020

Covid-19: Questions of conscience and duty for scientific advisers
BMJ 2020; 369 (Published 28 May 2020)

Global Behaviors and Perceptions at the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Thiemo Fetzer, Marc Witte, Lucas Hensel, Jon M. Jachimowicz, et al
Harvard Business School Working Knowledge 19 May 2020

Public health, health systems and palliation planning for COVID‐19 on an exponential timeline
C Raina MacIntyre and David J Heslop
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (10): 440-442.e1 

Isolation and rapid sharing of the 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS‐CoV‐2) from the first patient diagnosed with COVID‐19 in Australia
Leon Caly, Julian Druce, Jason Roberts, Katherine Bond, Thomas Tran, et al
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (10): 459-462

An outbreak of COVID‐19 caused by a new coronavirus: what we know so far
Allen C Cheng and Deborah A Williamson
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (9): 393-394.e1

Six-country survey on Covid-19
Michèle Belot, Syngjoo Choi  et al 
Institute of Labor Economics May 2020

Hardship, distress, and resilience: The initial impacts of COVID-19 in Australia
Biddle, N., Edwards, B., Gray, M., Sollis, K.
Canberra: ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods, 2020

Rapid gender analysis COVID-19 in Australia
My Linh Nguyen, Anuradha Mundkur, Tegan Molony, Athena Nguyen, Ratha Ra, and Trina Howley.
Canberra: Care Australia, 2020

Rapid mobilisation of research in response to covid-19: a paradigm for the future.
James, Martin; Ford, Gary A ... Al-Shahi Salman, Rustam
BMJ 31 May 2020

A view from UK public health registrars on the challenges of COVID-19.
Allen, Matilda; Braithwaite, Isobel ... Basu, Anamika
Lancet 31 May 2020

Compassion in a time of COVID-19.
Galea, Sandro
Lancet 26 May 2020

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Planning for a COVID-19 Vaccination Program
Sarah Schaffer DeRoo, MD, MA; Natalie J. Pudalov, BA; Linda Y. Fu, MD, MS
JAMA. Published online May 18, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8711

Covid-19: Testing testing
BMJ 2020; 369 doi: (Published 14 May 2020)

“Is It Safe for Me to Go to Work?” Risk Stratification for Workers during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Marc R. Larochelle
NEJM 26 May 2020

Personal Protective Equipment and Covid-19 (video)
Rafael Ortega and Others
NEJM 19 May 2020

Preventing a Parallel Pandemic — A National Strategy to Protect Clinicians’ Well-Being
Victor J. Dzau, Darrell Kirch, and Thomas Nasca
NEJM 13 May 2020

Enabling emergency mass vaccination: Innovations in manufacturing and administration during a pandemic.
Hosangadi D, Warmbrod KL, Martin EK, Adalja A, Cicero A, Inglesby T, Watson C, Watson M, Connell N.
Vaccine. 2020 May 27;38(26):4167-4169. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.04.037. Epub 2020 Apr 20. No abstract available. 

Community-based prevention and control of COVID-19: Experience from China
Yuhang Zhang, Qiu Zhao, Bing Hu
American Journal of Infection Control 2020, 48(6):716-717

Preventing COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities—A Balancing Act
Grace Y. Jenq, MD; John P. Mills, MD; Preeti N. Malani, MD, MSJ
JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2224

Assessment of Proficiency of N95 Mask Donning Among the General Public in Singapore
Wesley Yeung, MBBS; Kennedy Ng, MBBS; J. M. Nigel Fong, MBBS; et al
JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(5):e209670. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.9670

Association of Public Health Interventions With the Epidemiology of the COVID-19 Outbreak in Wuhan, China
An Pan, PhD; Li Liu, MD, PhD; Chaolong Wang, PhD; et al.
JAMA. 2020;323(19):1915-1923. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.6130

COViD-19: Face Mask Effectiveness, Hand Sanitizer Shortages, and Rapid Medication Therapy Trials.
Alderman C.
Sr Care Pharm. 2020 Jun 1;35(6):243-246. doi: 10.4140/TCP.n.2020.243..

The preventive strategy for pandemics in the elderly is to collect in advance samples & data to counteract chronic inflammation (inflammaging).
Fuellen G, Liesenfeld O, Kowald A, Barrantes I, Bastian M, Simm A, Jansen L, Tietz-Latza A, Quandt D, Franceschi C, Walter M.
Ageing Res Rev. 2020 May 23:101091. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2020.101091. 

Association of Stay-at-Home Orders With COVID-19 Hospitalizations in 4 States 
Soumya Sen, PhD; Pinar Karaca-Mandic, PhD; Archelle Georgiou, MD 
JAMA. Published online May 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9176

Adverse Consequences of Rushing a SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine: Implications for Public Trust 
Brit Trogen, MD, MS; David Oshinsky, PhD; Arthur Caplan, PhD 
JAMA. Published online May 26, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8917

Assessment of the Qualitative Fit Test and Quantitative Single-Pass Filtration Efficiency of Disposable N95 Masks Following Gamma Irradiation 
Avilash Cramer, MS; Enze Tian, BS; Mitchell Galanek, BS; et al
JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(5):e209961. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.9961

Digital Smartphone Tracking for COVID-19: Public Health and Civil Liberties in Tension 
I. Glenn Cohen, JD; Lawrence O. Gostin, JD; Daniel J. Weitzner, JD
JAMA. Published online May 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8570

COVID‐19: implementing sustainable low cost physical distancing and enhanced hygiene
Craig B Dalton, Stephen J Corbett and Anthea L Katelaris
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (10): 443-446.e1 

COVID-19: Team and Human Factors to Improve Safety
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) 22 May 2020

NHS test and trace: workplace guidance
Department of Health and Social Care  27 May 2020

Preventing and managing the Covid-19 pandemic across long-term care services in the WHO European Region
World Health Organization (Regional Office for Europe) 28 May 2020

The role of a Coronavirus disease 2019 pharmacist: an Australian perspective.
Nguy, Jenny; Hitchen, Sarah A ... Rawlins, Matthew D MInt
J Clin Pharm 30 May 2020

Poverty, inequality and COVID-19: the forgotten vulnerable.
Patel, J A; Nielsen, F B H ... Wardle, H
Public Health 31 May 2020

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Severe Covid-19
David A. Berlin, Roy M. Gulick, and Fernando J. Martinez
NEJM 15 May 2020

Nasal Gene Expression of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 in Children and Adults
Supinda Bunyavanich, MD, MPH; Anh Do, PhD; Alfin Vicencio, MD
JAMA. Published online May 20, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8707

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2–Specific Antibodies Among Adults in Los Angeles County, California, on April 10-11, 2020
Neeraj Sood, PhD; Paul Simon, MD; Peggy Ebner, BA; et al
JAMA. Published online May 18, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8279

Prevalence and Clinical Presentation of Health Care Workers With Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in 2 Dutch Hospitals During an Early Phase of the Pandemic
Marjolein F. Q. Kluytmans-van den Bergh, PhD; Anton G. M. Buiting, PhD; Suzan D. Pas, PhD; et al
JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(5):e209673. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.9673

The role of biomarkers in diagnosis of COVID-19 - A systematic review.
Kermali M, Khalsa RK, Pillai K, Ismail Z, Harky A.
Life Sci. 2020 May 13;254:117788. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2020.117788. 

The association of low serum albumin level with severe COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Aziz M, Fatima R, Lee-Smith W, Assaly R.
Crit Care. 2020 May 26;24(1):255. doi: 10.1186/s13054-020-02995-3.

Laboratory findings of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Zhang ZL, Hou YL, Li DT, Li FZ.
Scand J Clin Lab Invest. 2020 May 23:1-7. doi: 10.1080/00365513.2020.1768587. 

Comparison of Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Asymptomatic vs Symptomatic Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Wuhan, China 
Rongrong Yang, PhD; Xien Gui, MBBS; Yong Xiong, PhD 
JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(5):e2010182. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.10182

Early clinical response to a high consequence infectious disease outbreak: insights from COVID‐19
Amanda M Rojek, Martin Dutch, David Camilleri, Emma Gardiner, Emma Smith, Caroline Marshall, Kirsty L Buising, Nicola Walsham and Mark Putland
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (10): 447-450.e1 

Laboratory Biomarkers Predicting COVID-19 Severity in the Emergency Room.
Assandri, Roberto; Buscarini, Elisabetta ... Montanelli, Alessandro
Arch Med Res 31 May 2020

Performance of Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 rapid nucleic acid amplification test in nasopharyngeal swabs transported in viral media and dry nasal swabs, in a New York City academic institution.
Basu, Atreyee; Zinger, Tatyana ... Aguero-Rosenfeld, Maria E
J Clin Microbiol 31 May 2020

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Covid-19 Rx: Treatment Simulations
NEJM  May 2020

Transforming ORs into ICUs.
Peters AW, Chawla KS, Turnbull ZA.
N Engl J Med. 2020 May 7;382(19):e52. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc2010853. Epub 2020 Apr 24. No abstract available. 

Remdesivir for 5 or 10 Days in Patients with Severe Covid-19
Jason D. Goldman and Others
NEJM 27 May 2020

Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Preliminary Report
John H. Beigel and Others
NEJM 22 May 2020

Pulmonary Vascular Endothelialitis, Thrombosis, and Angiogenesis in Covid-19
Maximilian Ackermann and Others
NEJM 21 May 2020

Association of Treatment With Hydroxychloroquine or Azithromycin With In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With COVID-19 in New York State
Eli S. Rosenberg, PhD; Elizabeth M. Dufort, MD; Tomoko Udo, PhD; et al
JAMA. Published online May 11, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8630

Experience with Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for QT Interval Monitoring.
Ramireddy A, Chugh H, Reinier K, Ebinger J, Park E, Thompson M, Cingolani E, Cheng S, Marban E, Albert CM, Chugh SS.
J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 May 28:e017144. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.017144.

Respiratory Parameters in Patients With COVID-19 After Using Noninvasive Ventilation in the Prone Position Outside the Intensive Care Unit
Chiara Sartini, MD; Moreno Tresoldi, MD; Paolo Scarpellini, MD; et al
JAMA. Published online May 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7861

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in management of COVID-19; a systematic review on current evidence.
Yousefifard M, Zali A, Zarghi A, Madani Neishaboori A, Hosseini M, Safari S
Int J Clin Pract. 2020 May 27:e13557. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.13557. Online ahead of print.

Emerging pharmacotherapies for COVID-19.
Salvi R, Patankar P.
Biomed Pharmacother. 2020 May 14;128:110267. doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2020.110267.

Crosstalk between endoplasmic reticulum stress and anti-viral activities: A novel therapeutic target for COVID-19.
Banerjee A, Czinn SJ, Reiter RJ, Blanchard TG.
Life Sci. 2020 May 23:117842. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2020.117842. 

Medications in COVID-19 patients: summarizing the current literature from an orthopaedic perspective.
Tan SHS, Hong CC, Saha S, Murphy D, Hui JH.
Int Orthop. 2020 May 22:1-5. doi: 10.1007/s00264-020-04643-5.

Management of osteoarthritis during COVID-19 pandemic.
Ragni E, Mangiavini L, Viganò M, Brini AT, Peretti GM, Banfi G, de Girolamo L.
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2020 May 21. doi: 10.1002/cpt.1910. 

Low dose radiation therapy as a potential life saving treatment for COVID-19-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
Dhawan G, Kapoor R, Dhawan R, Singh R, Monga B, Giordano J, Calabrese EJ.
Radiother Oncol. 2020 May 8:S0167-8140(20)30244-9. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2020.05.002. 

Treating the SARS-CoV-2-positive patient with cancer: A proposal for a pragmatic and transparent ethical process.
Perni S, Milligan MG, Saraf A, Vivenzio T, Marques A, Baker MA, Kosak T, Bartlett S, Physic MA, Batchelder MR, McBride S, Bredfeldt J, Cail DW, Kearney MC, Whitehouse C, Orio P, Walsh G, Haas-Kogan DA, Martin NE.
Cancer. 2020 May 28. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32962. 

Elective lung cancer surgery in the COVID-19 era: how do we do it?
Bilkhu R, Billè A.
Tumori. 2020 May 28:300891620931568. doi: 10.1177/0300891620931568. 

Hydroxychloroquine or Chloroquine for Treatment or Prophylaxis of COVID-19: A Living Systematic Review.
Hernandez AV, Roman YM, Pasupuleti V, Barboza JJ, White CM.
Ann Intern Med. 2020 May 27. doi: 10.7326/M20-2496. 

Clinical Outcomes in COVID-19 Patients Treated with Tocilizumab: An Individual Patient Data Systematic Review.
Antwi-Amoabeng D, Kanji Z, Ford B, Beutler BD, Riddle MS, Siddiqui F.
J Med Virol. 2020 May 21. doi: 10.1002/jmv.26038. 

Early Outpatient Treatment of Symptomatic, High-Risk Covid-19 Patients that Should be Ramped-Up Immediately as Key to the Pandemic Crisis.
Risch HA.
Am J Epidemiol. 2020 May 27:kwaa093. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwaa093. 

Prescription Fill Patterns for Commonly Used Drugs During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States 
Muthiah Vaduganathan, MD, MPH; Jeroen van Meijgaard, PhD; Mandeep R. Mehra, MD, MSc; et al
JAMA. Published online May 28, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9184

Corticosteroid treatment of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19)
Lei Zha, Shirong Li, Lingling Pan, Boris Tefsen, Yeshan Li, Neil French, Liyun Chen, Gang Yang and Elmer V Villanueva
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (9): 416-420

Coronavirus (Covid-19): antibody tests
Department of Health and Social Care 22 May 2020

Early administration of ritonavir-boosted lopinavir could prevent severe COVID-19.
Klement-Frutos, Elise; Burrel, Sonia ... Boutolleau, David
J Infect 31 May 2020

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Alternative Care Sites for the Covid-19 Pandemic: The Early U.S. and U.K. Experience
Gregg S. Meyer and Others
NEJM catalyst  22 May 2020

Postmortem Examination of Patients With COVID-19
Tina Schaller, MD; Klaus Hirschbühl, MD; Katrin Burkhardt, MD; et al
JAMA. Published online May 21, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8907

Use of Prone Positioning in Nonintubated Patients With COVID-19 and Hypoxemic Acute Respiratory Failure
Xavier Elharrar, MD; Youssef Trigui, MD; Anne-Marie Dols, MD; et al
JAMA. Published online May 15, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8255

Obesity and COVID-19: an Italian snapshot.
Busetto L, Bettini S, Fabris R, Serra R, Dal Pra' C, Maffei P, Rossato M, Fioretto P, Vettor R.
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 May 28. doi: 10.1002/oby.22918. 

Management of Heart Failure Patients with COVID-19. A Joint Position Paper of the Chinese Heart Failure Association & National Heart Failure Committee and the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology.
Zhang Y, Stewart Coats AJ, Zheng Z, Adamo M, Ambrosio G, Anker SD, Butler J, Xu D, Mao J, Khan MS, Bai L, Mebazaa A, Ponikowski P, Tang Q, Ruschitzka F, Seferovic P, Tschöpe C, Zhang S, Gao C, Zhou S, Senni M, Zhang J, Metra M.
Eur J Heart Fail. 2020 May 28. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.1915.

Joint Statement on the Role of Respiratory Rehabilitation in the COVID-19 Crisis: The Italian Position Paper.
Vitacca M, Carone M, Clini EM, Paneroni M, Lazzeri M, Lanza A, Privitera E, Pasqua F, Gigliotti F, Castellana G, Banfi P, Guffanti E, Santus P, Ambrosino N; ITS - AIPO, the ARIR and the SIP/IRS.
Respiration. 2020 May 19:1-7. doi: 10.1159/000508399. 

EAPCI Position Statement on Invasive Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chieffo A, Stefanini GG, Price S, Barbato E, Tarantini G, Karam N, Moreno R, Buchanan GL, Gilard M, Halvorsen S, Huber K, James S, Neumann FJ, Möllmann H, Roffi M, Tavazzi G, Mauri Ferré J, Windecker S, Dudek D, Baumbach A.
Eur Heart J. 2020 May 14;41(19):1839-1851. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa381.

COVID-19 Rapid Guideline in Kidney Transplant Recipients.
Samavat S, Nafar M, Firozan A, Pourrezagholi F, Ahmadpoor P, Samadian F, Ziaei S, Fatemizadeh S, Dalili N.
Iran J Kidney Dis. 2020 May;14(3):231-234

A systematic review on COVID-19: urological manifestations, viral RNA detection and special considerations in urological conditions.
Chan VW, Chiu PK, Yee CH, Yuan Y, Ng CF, Teoh JY.
World J Urol. 2020 May 27. doi: 10.1007/s00345-020-03246-4.

Predictive symptoms and comorbidities for severe COVID-19 and intensive care unit admission: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Jain V, Yuan JM.
Int J Public Health. 2020 May 25:1-14. doi: 10.1007/s00038-020-01390-7. 

Long-term clinical outcomes in survivors of severe acute respiratory syndrome and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus outbreaks after hospitalisation or ICU admission: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Ahmed H, Patel K, Greenwood DC, Halpin S, Lewthwaite P, Salawu A, Eyre L, Breen A, O'Connor RJ, Jones A, Sivan M.
J Rehabil Med. 2020 May 25. doi: 10.2340/16501977-2694. 

Efficacy and safety of convalescent plasma for severe COVID-19 based on evidence in other severe respiratory viral infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Devasenapathy N, Ye Z, Loeb M, Fang F, Najafabadi BT, Xiao Y, Couban R, Bégin P, Guyatt G.
CMAJ. 2020 May 22:cmaj.200642. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.200642. 

Endogenous Deficiency of Glutathione as the Most Likely Cause of Serious Manifestations and Death in COVID-19 Patients.
Polonikov A.
ACS Infect Dis. 2020 May 28. doi: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.0c00288. 

Modelling SARS-COV2 Spread in London: Approaches to Lift the Lockdown.
Goscé L, Phillips PA, Spinola P, Gupta DRK, Abubakar PI.
J Infect. 2020 May 24:S0163-4453(20)30315-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2020.05.037. 

The potential long-term impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on patients with non-communicable diseases in Europe: consequences for healthy ageing.
Palmer K, Monaco A, Kivipelto M, Onder G, Maggi S, Michel JP, Prieto R, Sykara G, Donde S.
Aging Clin Exp Res. 2020 May 26. doi: 10.1007/s40520-020-01601-4.

COVID-19 and cancer care.
Foulkes M.
Br J Nurs. 2020 May 28;29(10):S3. doi: 10.12968/bjon.2020.29.10.S3.

Analysis of the clinical characteristics, drug treatments and prognoses of 136 patients with coronavirus disease 2019.
Yang Q, Xie L, Zhang W, Zhao L, Wu H, Jiang J, Zou J, Liu J, Wu J, Chen Y, Wu J.
J Clin Pharm Ther. 2020 May 25. doi: 10.1111/jcpt.13170. 

Using Controlled Trials to Resolve Key Unknowns About Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic 
Paul Starr, PhD 
JAMA. Published online May 28, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8573

Drug repurposing in the era of COVID‐19: a call for leadership and government investment
Jennifer H Martin and Nikola A Bowden
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (10): 450-452.e1 

Managing haematology and oncology patients during the COVID‐19 pandemic: interim consensus guidance
Robert Weinkove, Zoe K McQuilten, Jonathan Adler, Meera R Agar, Emily Blyth, Allen C Cheng, et al
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (10): 481-489 

The COVID-19 MS Coalition-accelerating diagnostics, prognostics, and treatment.
Struwe, Weston; Emmott, Edward ... Barran, Perdita
Lancet 31 May 2020

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Covid-19: Cases of inflammatory syndrome in children surge after urgent alert
BMJ 2020; 369 doi: (Published 15 May 2020)

Translating Science on COVID-19 to Improve Clinical Care and Support the Public Health Response
Carlos del Rio, MD; Preeti Malani, MD, MSJ
JAMA. Published online May 22, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9252

How Academic Health Systems Can Move Forward Once COVID-19 Wanes
Steven D. Shapiro, MD; Paul B. Rothman, MD
JAMA. Published online May 20, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8002

Social Work Values in Action during COVID-19.
Miller VJ, Lee H.
J Gerontol Soc Work. 2020 May 27:1-5. doi: 10.1080/01634372.2020.1769792. 

Palliative Care Utilization among Patients with COVID-19 in an Underserved Population: A Single-Center Retrospective Study.
Haydar A, Lo KB, Goyal A, Gul F, Peterson E, Bhargav R, DeJoy R 3rd, Salacup G, Pelayo J, Albano J, Azmaiparashvili Z, Ansari H, Aponte GP.
J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 May 23:S0885-3924(20)30426-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.05.022

COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Policy Changes Benefiting Older Adults.
Young HM, Quinn W, Brassard A, Gualtieri C, Reinhard S.
J Gerontol Nurs. 2020 Jun 1;46(6):19-23. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20200515-01

Reaching older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic through social networks and Social Security Schemes in Ghana: Lessons for considerations.
Arthur-Holmes F, Agyemang-Duah W.
J Gerontol Soc Work. 2020 May 25:1-3. doi: 10.1080/01634372.2020.1764689. 

What Hospitals Overwhelmed by Covid-19 Can Learn From Startups
Amy C. Edmondson
Harvard Business Review May 22, 2020

Surge capacity of intensive care units in case of acute increase in demand caused by COVID‐19 in Australia
Edward Litton, Tamara Bucci, Shaila Chavan, Yvonne Y Ho, Anthony Holley, Gretta Howard, Sue Huckson, et al
Med J Aust 2020; 212 (10): 463-467

COVID-19: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Skills to Deploy during the Surge
Staines A, Amalberti R, Berwick DM, Braithwaite J, Lachman P, Vincent CA
International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 27 May 2020.

Loneliness, social isolation and Covid-19: practical advice
Local Government Association (LGA) 21 May 2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19): providing home care
Department of Health and Social Care 22 May

The new normal: balancing Covid-19 and other health care needs
NHS Providers May 2020

Hospitals and health systems adapt to fight COVID-19
Megan Headley
Health Facilities Management May 12, 2020

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Telehealth in the Context of COVID-19: Changing Perspectives in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Fisk M, Livingstone A, Pit SW.
J Med Internet Res. 2020 May 27. doi: 10.2196/19264. 

A qualitative study on the psychological experience of caregivers of COVID-19 patients 
Niuniu Sun, Luoqun Wei, Suling Shi, Dandan Jiao, Runluo Song, Lili Ma, Hongwei Wang, et al
American Journal of Infection Control, 2020 48(6):592-598

Covid-19: Mental health services must be boosted to deal with “tsunami” of cases after lockdown
BMJ 2020; 369 doi: (Published 16 May 2020)

What Leaders Can Do to Fight the COVID Fog
Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams
Harvard Business School Working Knowledge 14 MAY 2020

Global Behaviors and Perceptions at the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Thiemo Fetzer, Marc Witte, Lucas Hensel, et al 
Harvard Business School Working Knowledge 19 MAY 2020

The Disproportionate Impact of Covid-19 on Black Health Care Workers in the U.S.
Adia Harvey Wingfield
Harvard Business Review May 14, 2020

Implications for Telehealth in a Postpandemic Future: Regulatory and Privacy Issues
Carmel Shachar, JD, MPH; Jaclyn Engel; Glyn Elwyn, MD, PhD, MSc
JAMA. Published online May 18, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7943

COVID-19 and the Need for a National Health Information Technology Infrastructure
Dean F. Sittig, PhD; Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH
JAMA. Published online May 18, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7239

Oncology Care Delivery in the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Opportunity to Study Innovations and Outcomes.
Cinar P, Cox J, Kamal A, Bickel K, Krzyzanowska M, Armitage J, Ganti AK, Ward J, Wong S, Lonial S, Bosserman L.
JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 May 28:OP2000326. doi: 10.1200/OP.20.00326.

Loneliness and Social Isolation during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Hwang TJ, Rabheru K, Peisah C, Reichman W, Ikeda M.
Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 May 26:1-15. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220000988.

3 Behavioral Trends That Will Reshape Our Post-Covid World
Eddie Yoon
Harvard Business Review May 26, 2020

Modeling Epidemics With Compartmental Models 
Juliana Tolles, MD, MHS; ThaiBinh Luong, PhD 
JAMA. Published online May 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8420

Conducting Clinical Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Protecting Scientific Integrity 
Thomas R. Fleming, PhD; Dominic Labriola, PhD; Janet Wittes, PhD 
JAMA. Published online May 28, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9286

Mental Health Outcomes Among Frontline and Second-Line Health Care Workers During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic in Italy 
Rodolfo Rossi, MD; Valentina Socci, PhD; Francesca Pacitti, MD; et al
JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(5):e2010185. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.10185

The Covid-19 pandemic, financial inequality and mental health
Mental Health Foundation May 2020

Our plan to rebuild: the UK government’s Covid-19 recovery strategy
Cabinet Office 26 May 2020

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