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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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Public health, health systems and palliation planning for COVID‐19 on an exponential timeline
C Raina MacIntyre and David J Heslop
Med J Aust || Published online: 4 May 2020

What the Diamond Princess taught the world about covid-19
BMJ 2020;369:m1632: (Published 27 April 2020)

How GPs can contribute to the challenge of covid-19.
Green, Klaus
BMJ 13 May 2020

Implications of COVID-19 in an ageing population
Nicolette R Holt, Johannes T Neumann, John J McNeil and Allen C Cheng
Med J Aust .Published online: 6 May 2020

Consensus statement: Safe Airway Society principles of airway management and tracheal intubation specific to the COVID‐19 adult patient group
David J Brewster, Nicholas Chrimes, Thy BT Do, Kirstin Fraser, Christopher J Groombridge, Andy Higgs, et al
Med J Aust || Published online: 5 May 2020

Covid-19: Surviving the long road ahead
BMJ May 07, 2020, 369 m1840; DOI:

Which Covid-19 Data Can You Trust?
Satchit Balsari , Caroline Buckee and Tarun Khanna
Harvard Business Review May 08, 2020

The Urgency of Care during the Covid-19 Pandemic — Learning as We Go
Eric J. Rubin and Others
NEJM May 07,2020

Leading Together Through COVID-19
Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE
Healthcare Executive / May June 2020 

Medical certification of cause of death for COVID-19
Chalapati Rao
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2020;98:298-298A

The need to improve the laws and regulations relevant to the outbreak of COVID-19: What might be learned from China?
Li H, Hu M, Liu S.
J Glob Health. 2020 Jun;10(1):010328. doi: 10.7189/jogh.10.010328.

European Society For Emergency Medicine position paper on emergency medical systems' response to COVID-19.
Garcia-Castrillo L, Petrino R, Leach R, Dodt C, Behringer W, Khoury A, Sabbe M.
Eur J Emerg Med. 2020 Jun;27(3):174-177. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000701.

Health risks and potential remedies during prolonged lockdowns for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Lippi G, Henry BM, Bovo C, Sanchis-Gomar F.
Diagnosis (Berl). 2020 May 26;7(2):85-90. doi: 10.1515/dx-2020-0041.

Multidisciplinary guidance for safe tracheostomy care during the COVID-19 pandemic: the NHS National Patient Safety Improvement Programme (NatPatSIP).
McGrath BA, Ashby N, Birchall M, Dean P, Doherty C, Ferguson K, Gimblett J, Grocott M, Jacob T, Kerawala C, Macnaughton P, Magennis P, Moonesinghe R, Twose P, Wallace S, Higgs A.
Anaesthesia. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1111/anae.15120. Online ahead of print.

The prevalence, characteristics, and related factors of pressure injury in medical staff wearing personal protective equipment against COVID-19 in China: A multicentre cross-sectional survey.
Jiang Q, Liu Y, Wei W, Zhu D, Chen A, Liu H, Wang J, Jiang Z, Han Q, Bai Y, Hua J, Zhang Y, Guo J, Li L, Li J.
Int Wound J. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13391. 

Surgical Infection Society Guidance for Operative and Peri-Operative Care of Adult Patients Infected by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Heffernan DS, Evans HL, Huston JM, Claridge JA, Blake DP, May AK, Beilman GS, Barie PS, Kaplan L
J.Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2020 May;21(4):301-308. doi: 10.1089/sur.2020.101.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Surgeons during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review of Availability, Usage, and Rationing.
Jessop ZM, Dobbs TD, Ali SR, Combellack E, Clancy R, Ibrahim N, Jovic TH, Kaur AJ, Nijran A, O'Neill TB, Whitaker IS.
Br J Surg. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11750. 

Occurrence, prevention, and management of the psychological effects of emerging virus outbreaks on healthcare workers: rapid review and meta-analysis.
Kisely S, Warren N, McMahon L, Dalais C, Henry I, Siskind D.
BMJ. 2020 May 5;369:m1642. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m1642.

An evidence-based framework for priority clinical research questions for COVID-19.
Harris C, Carson G, Baillie JK, Horby P, Nair H.
J Glob Health. 2020 Jun;10(1):011001. doi: 10.7189/jogh.10-011001.

SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): What do we know about children? A systematic review.
Mehta NS, Mytton OT, Mullins EWS, Fowler TA, Falconer CL, Murphy OB, Langenberg C, Jayatunga WJP, Eddy DH, Nguyen-Van-Tam JS.
Clin Infect Dis. 2020 May 11:ciaa556. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa556. 

Prevalence, Severity and Mortality associated with COPD and Smoking in patients with COVID-19: A Rapid Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Alqahtani JS, Oyelade T, Aldhahir AM, Alghamdi SM, Almehmadi M, Alqahtani AS, Quaderi S, Mandal S, Hurst JR.
PLoS One. 2020 May 11;15(5):e0233147. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233147. eCollection 2020.

Systematic review of the prevalence of current smoking among hospitalized COVID-19 patients in China: could nicotine be a therapeutic option?
Farsalinos K, Barbouni A, Niaura R.
Intern Emerg Med. 2020 May 9:1-8. doi: 10.1007/s11739-020-02355-7. 

COVID-19 pandemic: an overview of epidemiology, parthenogenesis, diagnostics and potential vaccines and therapeutics.
Amawi H, Abu Deiab GI, A Aljabali AA, Dua K, Tambuwala MM.
Ther Deliv. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.4155/tde-2020-0035. Online ahead of print.

Global Effort to Collect Data on Ventilated Patients With COVID-19 
Rita Rubin, MA
JAMA. Published online May 13, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8341

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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, Renata Kostecki, Yano Yoga, William Naughton, George Taiaroa, Torsten Seemann, Mark B Schultz, Benjamin P Howden, Tony M Korman, Sharon R Lewin, Deborah A Williamson and Mike G Catton
Med J Aust || Published online: 13 Apr 2020

SARS-CoV-2 Rates in BCG-Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Young Adults 
Uri Hamiel, MD; Eran Kozer, MD; Ilan Youngster, MD, MMSc
JAMA. Published online May 13, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8189

COVID‐19: implementing sustainable low cost physical distancing and enhanced hygiene
Craig B Dalton, Stephen J Corbett and Anthea L Katelaris
Med J Aust || Published online: 5 May 2020

Covid-19: What do we know so far about a vaccine?
BMJ 2020;369:m1679  (Published 27 April 2020)

Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Residents of a Large Homeless Shelter in Boston 
Travis P. Baggett, MD, MPH; Harrison Keyes, MPAS, PA-C; Nora Sporn, MA, MPH; et al
JAMA. Published online April 27, 2020

Exposure to a Surrogate Measure of Contamination From Simulated Patients by Emergency Department Personnel Wearing Personal Protective Equipment 
Oren Feldman, MD; Michal Meir, MD; Danielle Shavit, BSc; et al
JAMA. Published online April 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.6633

Moving Personal Protective Equipment Into the Community: Face Shields and Containment of COVID-19 
Eli N. Perencevich, MD, MS; Daniel J. Diekema, MD, MS; Michael B. Edmond, MD, MPH, MPA 
JAMA. Published online April 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7477

Public Health Measures and the Reproduction Number of SARS-CoV-2 
Thomas V. Inglesby, MD
JAMA. Published online May 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7878

Covid-19: Home testing programme across England aims to help define way out of lockdown
BMJ 2020;369:m1799: (Published 01 May 2020)

Strong Social Distancing Measures In The United States Reduced The COVID-19 Growth Rate
Charles Courtemanche, et al. 
Health Affairs | May 14, 2020

Estimating The Infection Fatality Rate Among Symptomatic COVID-19 Cases In The United States
Anirban Basu
Health Affairs | May 7, 2020

Covid-19: staying at home and away from others (social distancing) guidance for young people
Public Health England 9 May 2020

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Urologist's clinical practice in Brazil: a management guideline proposal for low- and middle-income countries during the crisis period.
Carneiro A, Wroclawski ML, Nahar B, Soares A, Cardoso AP, Kim NJ, Carvalho FT.Int Braz
J Urol. 2020 Jul-Aug;46(4):501-510. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2020.04.03.

COVID-19 in Children, Pregnancy and Neonates: A Review of Epidemiologic and Clinical Features.
Zimmermann P, Curtis N.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 Jun;39(6):469-477. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002700.

Saving the frontline health workforce amidst the COVID-19 crisis: Challenges and recommendations.
Nagesh S, Chakraborty S.
J Glob Health. 2020 Jun;10(1):010345. doi: 10.7189/jogh-10-010345.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) - impact on vaccine preventable diseases.
Hungerford D, Cunliffe NA.
Euro Surveill. 2020 May;25(18). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.18.2000756.

Current development of COVID-19 diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics.
Zhang N, Li C, Hu Y, Li K, Liang J, Wang L, Du L, Jiang S.
Microbes Infect. 2020 May 5:S1286-4579(20)30079-4. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2020.05.001.

Developing a vaccine for covid-19.
Caddy S.BMJ. 2020 May 4;369:m1790. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m1790.

An Evidence Based Perspective on mRNA-SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Development.
Wang F, Kream RM, Stefano GB.
Med Sci Monit. 2020 May 5;26:e924700. doi: 10.12659/MSM.924700

An Evaluation Model of COVID-19 Spread Control and Prevention: Effectiveness Analysis Based on Immigration Population Data in China.
Huang Q, Kang YS.
JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.2196/18638. 

Facial protection for healthcare workers during pandemics: a scoping review.
Garcia Godoy LR, Jones AE, Anderson TN, Fisher CL, Seeley KML, Beeson EA, Zane HK, Peterson JW, Sullivan PD.
BMJ Glob Health. 2020 May;5(5):e002553. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002553.

Deaths in healthcare workers due to COVID-19: the need for robust data and analysis.
Kursumovic, E; Lennane, S; Cook, T M
Anaesthesia 13 May 2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): the portrait of a perfect storm.
Lippi, Giuseppe; Sanchis-Gomar, Fabian; Henry, Brandon M
Ann Transl Med 13 May 2020

Infection prevention and control and preparedness for COVID-19 in healthcare settings - third update
Technical report
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control 13 May 2020

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Recent progress on the diagnosis of 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
Li, Chun; Ren, Linzhu
Transbound Emerg Dis 13 May 2020

Interpreting a covid-19 test result
BMJ May 12, 2020, 369 m1808; DOI:

Interpreting Diagnostic Tests for SARS-CoV-2 
Nandini Sethuraman, MD; Sundararaj Stanleyraj Jeremiah, MD; Akihide Ryo, MD, PhD 
JAMA Published online 08 May 2020

Changes in SARS-CoV-2 Positivity Rate in Outpatients in Seattle and Washington State, March 1-April 16, 2020 
April Kaur Randhawa, PhD; Leigh H. Fisher, PhD; Alexander L. Greninger, MD, PhD; et al 
JAMA Published online 08 May 2020

Clinical Characteristics and Results of Semen Tests Among Men With Coronavirus Disease 2019 
Diangeng Li, PhD; Meiling Jin, MD; Pengtao Bao, PhD; et al
JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(5):e208292. 

Clinical characteristics and predictors of outcomes of hospitalised patients with Covid-19 in a London NHS trust: a retrospective cohort study
Imperial College London 29 April 2020

Simulation of the effects of COVID-19 testing rates on hospitalizations
Bernardo Sousa-Pinto, João Almeida Fonseca, Bruno Oliveira, Ricardo Cruz-Correia, Pedro Pereira Rodrigues, Altamiro Costa-Pereira & Francisco Nuno Rocha-Gonçalves
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2020;98:299.

RNA genome conservation and secondary structure in SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-related viruses: a first look.
Rangan R, Zheludev IN, Das R.
RNA. 2020 May 12:rna.076141.120. doi: 10.1261/rna.076141.120.

Using X-ray Images and Deep Learning for Automated Detection of Coronavirus Disease.
Elasnaoui K, Chawki Y.J
Biomol Struct Dyn. 2020 May 13:1-22. doi: 10.1080/07391102.2020.1767212.

Using Early Data to Estimate the Actual Infection Fatality Ratio from COVID-19 in France.
Roques L, Klein EK, Papaïx J, Sar A, Soubeyrand S.
Biology (Basel). 2020 May 8;9(5):E97. doi: 10.3390/biology9050097.

Measures Undertaken in China to Avoid COVID-19 Infection: Internet-Based, Cross-Sectional Survey Study.
Huang Y, Wu Q, Wang P, Xu Y, Wang L, Zhao Y, Yao D, Xu Y, Lv Q, Xu S.
J Med Internet Res. 2020 May 12;22(5):e18718. doi: 10.2196/18718.

Elective Tracheostomy During Mechanical Ventilation in Patients Affected by COVID-19: Preliminary Case Series From Lombardy, Italy.
Turri-Zanoni M, Battaglia P, Czaczkes C, Pelosi P, Castelnuovo P, Cabrini L.
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 May 12:194599820928963. doi: 10.1177/0194599820928963.

Imaging in corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-A scoping review.
Jajodia A, Ebner L, Heidinger B, K CA, Prosch H.
Eur J Radiol Open. 2020 May 11:100237. doi: 10.1016/j.ejro.2020.100237. 

Comparison of chest CT findings between COVID-19 pneumonia and other types of viral pneumonia: a two-center retrospective study.
Li X, Fang X, Bian Y, Lu
J.Eur Radiol. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1007/s00330-020-06925-3.

Novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): relationship between chest CT scores and laboratory parameters.
Zhang B, Zhang J, Chen H, Chen L, Chen Q, Li M, Chen Z, You J, Yang K, Zhang S.
Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1007/s00259-020-04854-3.

A serological assay to detect SARS-CoV-2 seroconversion in humans.
Amanat F, Stadlbauer D, Strohmeier S, Nguyen THO, Chromikova V, McMahon M, Jiang K, Arunkumar GA, Jurczyszak D, Polanco J, Bermudez-Gonzalez M, Kleiner G, Aydillo T, Miorin L, Fierer DS, Lugo LA, Kojic EM, Stoever J, Liu STH, Cunningham-Rundles C, Felgner PL, Moran T, García-Sastre A, Caplivski D, Cheng AC, Kedzierska K, Vapalahti O, Hepojoki JM, Simon V, Krammer F.
Nat Med. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1038/s41591-020-0913-5. 

ISTH interim guidance on recognition and management of coagulopathy in COVID-19.
Thachil J, Tang N, Gando S, Falanga A, Cattaneo M, Levi M, Clark C, Iba T.
J Thromb Haemost. 2020 May;18(5):1023-1026. doi: 10.1111/jth.14810.

Anosmia as a presenting symptom of SARS-CoV-2 infection in healthcare workers - A systematic review of the literature, case series, and recommendations for clinical assessment and management.
Lechner M, Chandrasekharan D, Jumani K, Liu J, Gane S, Lund VJ, Philpott C, Jayaraj S.
Rhinology. 2020 May 9. doi: 10.4193/Rhin20.189. 

Recent progress on the diagnosis of 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
Li C, Ren L.
Transbound Emerg Dis. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1111/tbed.13620.

COVID-19 gone bad: A new character in the spectrum of the hyperferritinemic syndrome?
Colafrancesco S, Alessandri C, Conti F, Priori R.
Autoimmun Rev. 2020 May 5:102573. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2020.102573. 

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A global treatments for coronaviruses including COVID-19.
Yousefi, Bahman; Valizadeh, Saeid ... Eslami, Majid
J Cell Physiol 13 May 2020

COVID-19 and the Cerebro-Cardiovascular Systems: What do we Know so Far?
Larson, Anthony S; Savastano, Luis ... Brinjikji, Waleed
J Am Heart Assoc 13 May 2020

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 || Published online: 13 Apr 2020

Remdesivir in adults with severe COVID-19: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial
Yeming Wang, MD, Dingyu Zhang, MD, Prof Guanhua Du, et al
Lancet Published:April 29, 2020 

Covid-19: Remdesivir is helpful but not a wonder drug, say researchers
BMJ 2020;369:m1798: (Published 01 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 online 11 May 2020

Association of Use of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers With Testing Positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 
Neil Mehta, MBBS; Ankur Kalra, MD; Amy S. Nowacki, PhD; et al
JAMA Cardiol. Published online May 5, 2020.

Understanding Observational Treatment Comparisons in the Setting of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 
Laine E. Thomas, PhD; Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS; Michael J. Pencina, PhD
JAMA Cardiol. Published online May 5, 2020.

Observational Study of Hydroxychloroquine in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19
Joshua Geleris and Others
NEJM May 7, 2020

Potential medicines to treat COVID-19 
This document summarises medicines being investigated to treat COVID-19. Medicines where there is emerging evidence against COVID-19 are described.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care May 1, 2020

Development of Remdesivir Repositioning as a Nucleotide Analog Against COVID-19 RNA Dependent RNA Polymerase.
Nejadi Babadaei MM, Hasan A, Vahdani Y, Haj Bloukh S, Sharifi M, Kachooei E, Haghighat S, Falahati M.
J Biomol Struct Dyn. 2020 May 13:1-12. doi: 10.1080/07391102.2020.1767210.

In vitro data of current therapies for SARS-CoV-2.
Anastasiou IA, Eleftheriadou I, Tentolouris A, Tsilingiris D, Tentolouris N.
Curr Med Chem. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.2174/0929867327666200513075430. 

Should azithromycin be used to treat COVID-19? A rapid review.
Gbinigie K, Frie K.
BJGP Open. 2020 May 12:bjgpopen20X101094. doi: 10.3399/bjgpopen20X101094.

Drug repurposing against COVID-19: focus on anticancer agents.
Ciliberto G, Mancini R, Paggi MG.
J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2020 May 12;39(1):86. doi: 10.1186/s13046-020-01590-2.

An Update on Current Therapeutic Drugs Treating COVID-19.
Wu R, Wang L, Kuo HD, Shannar A, Peter R, Chou PJ, Li S, Hudlikar R, Liu X, Liu Z, Poiani GJ, Amorosa L, Brunetti L, Kong AN.
Curr Pharmacol Rep. 2020 May 11:1-15. doi: 10.1007/s40495-020-00216-7. 

Global treatments for coronaviruses including COVID-19.
Yousefi B, Valizadeh S, Ghaffari H, Vahedi A, Karbalaei M, Eslami M.
J Cell Physiol. 2020 May 11. doi: 10.1002/jcp.29785. 

SARS-CoV-2 Inflammatory Syndrome. Clinical Features and Rationale for Immunological Treatment.
Prete M, Favoino E, Catacchio G, Racanelli V, Perosa F.
Int J Mol Sci. 2020 May 10;21(9):E3377. doi: 10.3390/ijms21093377.

Therapeutic use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 and other viral infections: A narrative review.
Hashem AM, Alghamdi BS, Algaissi AA, Alshehri FS, Bukhari A, Alfaleh MA, Memish ZA.
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2020 May 6:101735. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101735.

Continuous hydroxychloroquine or colchicine therapy does not prevent infection with SARS-CoV-2: Insights from a large healthcare database analysis.
Gendelman O, Amital H, Bragazzi NL, Watad A, Chodick G.
Autoimmun Rev. 2020 May 5:102566. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2020.102566. 

Role of adjunctive treatment strategies in COVID-19 and a review of international and national clinical guidelines.
Xu X, Ong YK, Wang Y.Mil
Med Res. 2020 May 5;7(1):22. doi: 10.1186/s40779-020-00251-x.

Immunomodulatory therapy for the management of severe COVID-19. Beyond the anti-viral therapy: A comprehensive review.
Alijotas-Reig J, Esteve-Valverde E, Belizna C, Selva-O'Callaghan A, Pardos-Gea J, Quintana A, Mekinian A, Anunciacion-Lunell A, Miró-Mur F.
Autoimmun Rev. 2020 May 3:102569. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2020.102569. 

A Rapid Systematic Review of Clinical Trials Utilizing Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine as a Treatment for COVID-19.
Chowdhury MS, Rathod J, Gernsheimer
J.Acad Emerg Med. 2020 May 2. doi: 10.1111/acem.14005. 

The use of anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of people with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): The Perspectives of clinical immunologists from China.
Zhang W, Zhao Y, Zhang F, Wang Q, Li T, Liu Z, Wang J, Qin Y, Zhang X, Yan X, Zeng X, Zhang S.
Clin Immunol. 2020 May;214:108393. doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2020.108393.

COVID-19, cytokines and immunosuppression: what can we learn from severe acute respiratory syndrome?
Sarzi-Puttini P, Giorgi V, Sirotti S, Marotto D, Ardizzone S, Rizzardini G, Antinori S, Galli M.Clin Exp
Rheumatol. 2020 Mar-Apr;38(2):337-342. 

Anticoagulant treatment is associated with decreased mortality in severe coronavirus disease 2019 patients with coagulopathy.
Tang N, Bai H, Chen X, Gong J, Li D, Sun Z.
J Thromb Haemost. 2020 May;18(5):1094-1099. doi: 10.1111/jth.14817.

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Patient Follow-up after Discharge after COVID-19 Pneumonia: Considerations for Infectious Control.
Zheng Z, Yao Z, Wu K, Zheng J.
J Med Virol. 2020 May 8. doi: 10.1002/jmv.25994. 

Thousands Of Lives Could Be Saved In The US During The COVID-19 Pandemic If States Exchanged Ventilators
Daniel Adelman | Health Affairs | Apr 30, 2020
Health Affairs 30 April 2020

Randomized Clinical Trials and COVID-19: Managing Expectations 
Howard Bauchner, MD; Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD, MBA
JAMA. Published online May 4, 2020

Cardiovascular Disease, Drug Therapy, and Mortality in Covid-19
Mandeep R. Mehra and Others
NEJM 01 May 2020

The Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Therapeutics and Vaccines 
Thomas J. Bollyky, JD; Lawrence O. Gostin, JD; Margaret A. Hamburg, MD 
JAMA. Published online May 7, 2020

Cancer and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)—Facing the “C Words” 
Urvi A. Shah, MD 
JAMA Oncol. Published online May 7, 2020.

Estimated Demand for US Hospital Inpatient and Intensive Care Unit Beds for Patients With COVID-19 Based on Comparisons With Wuhan and Guangzhou, China 
Ruoran Li, MPhil; Caitlin Rivers, PhD; Qi Tan, MD, PhD; et al
JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(5):e208297. 

Covid-19: resetting emergency department care
Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) May 6, 2020

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.

Recommendations from the CSO-HNS taskforce on performance of tracheotomy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sommer DD, Engels PT, Weitzel EK, Khalili S, Corsten M, Tewfik MA, Fung K, Cote D, Gupta M, Sne N, Brown TFE, Paul J, Kost KM, Witterick IJ.
J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2020 Apr 27;49(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s40463-020-00414-9.

Surgical Infection Society Guidance for Operative and Peri-Operative Care of Adult Patients Infected by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Heffernan DS, Evans HL, Huston JM, Claridge JA, Blake DP, May AK, Beilman GS, Barie PS, Kaplan L
J.Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2020 May;21(4):301-308. doi: 10.1089/sur.2020.101.

A Trial of Lopinavir-Ritonavir in Adults Hospitalized with Severe Covid-19.
Cao B, Wang Y, Wen D, Liu W, Wang J, Fan G, Ruan L, Song B, Cai Y, Wei M, Li X, Xia J, Chen N, Xiang J, et al 
Engl J Med. 2020 May 7;382(19):1787-1799. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2001282.

An evidence-based framework for priority clinical research questions for COVID-19.
Harris C, Carson G, Baillie JK, Horby P, Nair H.
J Glob Health. 2020 Jun;10(1):011001. doi: 10.7189/jogh.10-011001

Emergency services and the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
González Armengol J, Vázquez Lima T.
Emergencias. 2020 Jun;32(3):155-156.

European Society For Emergency Medicine position paper on emergency medical systems' response to COVID-19.
Garcia-Castrillo L, Petrino R, Leach R, Dodt C, Behringer W, Khoury A, Sabbe M.
Eur J Emerg Med. 2020 Jun;27(3):174-177. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000701.

How emergency departments prepare for virus disease outbreaks like COVID-19.
Möckel M, Bachmann U, Behringer W, Pfäfflin F, Stegemann MS.
Eur J Emerg Med. 2020 Jun;27(3):161-162. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000703.

Clinical features, laboratory characteristics, and outcomes of patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Early report from the United States.
Aggarwal S, Garcia-Telles N, Aggarwal G, Lavie C, Lippi G, Henry BM.
Diagnosis (Berl). 2020 May 26;7(2):91-96. doi: 10.1515/dx-2020-0046.

End-of-life care in patients with a highly transmissible respiratory virus: implications for COVID-19.
Mottiar M, Hendin A, Fischer L, Roze des Ordons A, Hartwick M.
Can J Anaesth. 2020 May 11. doi: 10.1007/s12630-020-01699-0. 

Post COVID-19: Planning strategies to resume orthopaedic surgery -challenges and considerations.
Iyengar KP, Jain VK, Vaish A, Vaishya R, Maini L, Lal H.
J Clin Orthop Trauma. 2020 May 4. doi: 10.1016/j.jcot.2020.04.028. 

A Rapid Systematic Review of Clinical Trials Utilizing Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine as a Treatment for COVID-19.
Chowdhury MS, Rathod J, Gernsheimer
J.Acad Emerg Med. 2020 May 2. doi: 10.1111/acem.14005.

Novel 2019 coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): an overview for emergency clinicians.
Giwa AL, Desai A, Duca A.
Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2020 May 2;17(5):1-24. 

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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, Philomena Kwong, Johnny Millar, Nhi Nguyen, Paul Secombe, Marc Ziegenfuss and David Pilcher
Med J Aust || Published online: 4 May 2020

Visiting Policies of Hospice Wards during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Environmental Scan in Taiwan.
Hsu YC, Liu YA, Lin MH, Lee HW, Chen TJ, Chou LF, Hwang SJ.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Apr 21;17(8). pii: E2857. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17082857.

COVID-19 and the Financial Health of US Hospitals 
Dhruv Khullar, MD, MPP; Amelia M. Bond, PhD; William L. Schpero, PhD
JAMA. Published online May 4, 2020.

Covid-19: Concern about social care’s ability to cope with pandemics was raised two years ago
BMJ May 11, 2020, 369 m1879; DOI:

Coronavirus (Covid-19): health and wellbeing of the adult social care workforce
Public Health England 11 May 2020

Novel coronavirus (Covid-19) standard operating procedure: running a medicines re-use scheme in a care home or hospice setting
Department of Health and Social Care 23 April 2020

COVID-19 A comprehensive hospital agile preparedness (CHAPs) tool for pandemic preparedness, based on the COVID-19 experience
Ini Adelaja, Meelad Sayma, Henry Walton, Greta McLachlan, James de Boisanger, Sam Bartlett-Pestell, et al 
Future Hosp J first published on 29 April 2020 doi:10.7861/fhj.2020-0030

Tackling the mental health burden of frontline healthcare staff in the COVID-19 pandemic: China's experiences.
Zhou Y, Zhou Y, Song Y, Ren L, Ng CH, Xiang YT, Tang Y.
Psychol Med. 2020 May 13:1-5. doi: 10.1017/S0033291720001622. 

Saving the frontline health workforce amidst the COVID-19 crisis: Challenges and recommendations.
Nagesh S, Chakraborty S.
J Glob Health. 2020 Jun;10(1):010345. doi: 10.7189/jogh-10-010345.

What the COVID-19 pandemic tells us about the need to develop resilience in the nursing workforce.
Duncan DL.
Nurs Manag (Harrow). 2020 May 13. doi: 10.7748/nm.2020.e1933.

Perceived infection transmission routes, infection control practices, psychosocial changes, and management of COVID-19 infected healthcare workers in a tertiary acute care hospital in Wuhan: a cross-sectional survey.
Jin YH, Huang Q, Wang YY, Zeng XT, Luo LS, Pan ZY, Yuan YF, Chen ZM, Cheng ZS, Huang X, Wang N, Li BH, Zi H, Zhao MJ, Ma LL, Deng T, Wang Y, Wang XH.
Mil Med Res. 2020 May 11;7(1):24. doi: 10.1186/s40779-020-00254-8.

Psychological Practice and the COVID-19 Crisis: A Rapid Response Survey.
Sammons MT, VandenBos GR, Martin JN.
J Health Serv Psychol. 2020 May 8:1-7. doi: 10.1007/s42843-020-00013-2.

A decision support system for demand management in healthcare supply chains considering the epidemic outbreaks: A case study of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Govindan K, Mina H, Alavi B.Transp Res E
Logist Transp Rev. 2020 May 7:101967. doi: 10.1016/j.tre.2020.101967. 

Psychological stress of ICU nurses in the time of COVID-19.
Shen X, Zou X, Zhong X, Yan J, Li L.
Crit Care. 2020 May 6;24(1):200. doi: 10.1186/s13054-020-02926-2.

Covid-19: adverse mental health outcomes for healthcare workers.
Gold JA.
BMJ. 2020 May 5;369:m1815. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m1815.

COVID-19 pandemic as a watershed moment: A call for systematic psychological health care for frontline medical staff.
Zaka A, Shamloo SE, Fiorente P, Tafuri A.
J Health Psychol. 2020 May 5:1359105320925148. doi: 10.1177/1359105320925148.

A comprehensive hospital agile preparedness (CHAPs) tool for pandemic preparedness, based on the COVID-19 experience
Ini Adelaja, Meelad Sayma, Henry Walton, Greta McLachlan, James de Boisanger, et al
Future Hosp J first published on 29 April 2020 doi:10.7861/fhj.2020-0030

Radiology department preparedness for COVID-19 – experience of a central-London hospital
Thomas Glover, Samir Alwan, Kathryn Wessely, Julia Hillier, Bruno Botelho, Catriona Davies, Suzanne Wakely, Farhat Kazmi, Nasir Khan and Na'eem Ahmed
Future Hosp J first published on 13 May 2020 doi:10.7861/fhj.2020-0048

Respiratory support for patients with severe to critical COVID-19
the National COVID-19 Evidence Review Taskforce 07 May 2020

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Variation in COVID-19 Hospitalizations and Deaths Across New York City Boroughs 
Rishi K. Wadhera, MD, MPP, MPhil; Priya Wadhera, MD, MS; Prakriti Gaba, MD; et al
JAMA. Published online April 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7197

The Business of Medicine in the Era of COVID-19 
David M. Cutler, PhD; Sayeh Nikpay, PhD; Robert S. Huckman, PhD
JAMA. Published online May 1, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7242

Risk Corridors, COVID-19, And The ACA
Katie Keith
Health Affairs | May 11, 2020

COVID-19 and Postinfection Immunity: Limited Evidence, Many Remaining Questions 
Robert D. Kirkcaldy, MD, MPH; Brian A. King, PhD, MPH; John T. Brooks, MD
JAMA Published online 11 May 2020

COVID-19 and Racial/Ethnic Disparities 
Monica Webb Hooper, PhD; Anna María Nápoles, PhD, MPH; Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD
JAMA Published online 11 May 2020

The Disproportionate Burden of COVID-19 for Immigrants in the Bronx, New York 
Jonathan Ross, MD, MS; Chanelle M. Diaz, MD, MPH; Joanna L. Starrels, MD, MS
JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 8, 2020. 

Lessons from COVID-19 to future-proof the mental health system
Health Times | Published: 30-04-2020

Is history our post-pandemic guide?
Inside Story 6 MAY 2020

When to release the lockdown? A wellbeing framework for analysing costs and benefits
Institute of Labor Economics April 2020

Lifting lockdown: how to approach a coronavirus exit strategy
Institute for Government April 2020

Technical summary: Public Health England data series on deaths in people with Covid-19
Public Health England 29 April 2020

Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 (Interim Guidance) 
CDC US Recent Changes as of April 30, 2020

COVID-19 a short-term challenge, telewound a lifetime change.
Queen D, Harding K.
Int Wound J. 2020 Jun;17(3):529. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13357.

Telehealth in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rural Veteran and Military Beneficiaries.
Shura RD, Brearly TW, Tupler LA.
J Rural Health. 2020 May 13. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12454.

Cognitive Processing Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder via Telehealth: Practical Considerations During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Moring JC, Dondanville KA, Fina BA, Hassija C, Chard K, Monson C, LoSavio ST, Wells SY, Morland LA, Kaysen D, Galovski TE, Resick PA.
J Trauma Stress. 2020 May 13. doi: 10.1002/jts.22544. 

Inpatient teledermatology during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rismiller K, Cartron AM, Trinidad JCL.
J Dermatolog Treat. 2020 May 13:1-3. doi: 10.1080/09546634.2020.1762843.

E-Health in crisis management - emergency response to COVID 19 in Canada: Platform Development and Implementation.
Krausz RM, Westenberg JN, Vigo D, Spence RT, Ramsey D.
JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.2196/18995. 

Telehealth home support during COVID-19 confinement: Survey study among community-dwelling older adults with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia.
Goodman-Casanova JM, Durá-Pérez E, Guzmán-Parra J, Cuesta-Vargas A, Mayoral-Cleries F.
J Med Internet Res. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.2196/19434.

Tele-health in neurology: an indispensable tool in the management of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic.
Capra R, Mattioli F.
J Neurol. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1007/s00415-020-09898-x.

The role of telemedicine in the delivery of healthcare in the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Valentino LA, Skinner MW, Pipe S.
Haemophilia. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1111/hae.14044. 

Assessing the validity of the Australian Treatment Outcomes Profile for telephone administration in drug health treatment populations.
Deacon RM, Mammen K, Holmes J, Dunlop A, Bruno R, Mills L, Graham R, Lintzeris N.
Drug Alcohol Rev. 2020 May 12. doi: 10.1111/dar.13088. 

Mental Health, Risk Factors, and Social Media Use During the COVID-19 Epidemic and Cordon Sanitaire Among the Community and Health Professionals in Wuhan, China: Cross-Sectional Survey.
Ni MY, Yang L, Leung CMC, Li N, Yao XI, Wang Y, Leung GM, Cowling BJ, Liao Q.
JMIR Ment Health. 2020 May 12;7(5):e19009. doi: 10.2196/19009.

Wearable Sensing and Telehealth Technology with Potential Applications in the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Ding XR, Clifton D, Ji N, Lovell NH, Bonato P, Chen W, Yu X, Xue Z, Xiang T, Long X, Xu K, Jiang X, Wang Q, Yin B, Feng G, Zhang Y.
IEEE Rev Biomed Eng. 2020 May 11. doi: 10.1109/RBME.2020.2992838.

Telemedicine: Patient-Provider Clinical Engagement During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond.
Contreras CM, Metzger GA, Beane JD, Dedhia PH, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2020 May 8:1-6. doi: 10.1007/s11605-020-04623-5.

Innovative use of artificial intelligence and digital communication in acute stroke pathway in response to COVID-19
Kiruba Nagaratnam, George Harston, Enrico Flossmann, Clara Canavan, Rui Carmelo Geraldes and Chani Edwards
Future Hosp J first published on 13 May 2020 doi:10.7861/fhj.2020-0034


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Focus on mental health: in crisis times and after
Guest speaker:  Georgie Harman, CEO of Beyond Blue and Lucy Brogden AM, Chair & Commissioner, National Mental Health Commission. 
Date: Tuesday 26 May 2020
Time: Live at 12.00pm (AEST) to 1.00pm

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