A Case of Concomitant COVID-19 Infection-Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Another Challenge in Fluid Management.

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been announced as a pandemic worldwide. The respiratory tract is a target organ system, where infection can result in serious complications, like acute respiratory distress […]

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Treatment Experience With Inhaled Corticosteroids in Combination with Remdesivir and Dexamethasone Among COVID-19 Patients Admitted to a Rural Community Hospital: A Case Series.

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Background Pneumonia caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) can cause severe inflammation of the lungs resulting in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Current treatment guidelines support use […]

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Perspectives and Consensus among International Orthopaedic Surgeons during Initial and Mid-lockdown Phases of Coronavirus Disease.

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With a lot of uncertainty, unclear, and frequently changing management protocols, COVID-19 has significantly impacted the orthopaedic surgical practice during this pandemic crisis. Surgeons around the world needed closed introspection, […]

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Empower to connect and connect to empower: experience in using a humanistic approach to improve patients’ access to, and experience of, care in isolation wards during the COVID-19 outbreak in Singapore.

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Patients admitted to the isolation ward during the COVID-19 outbreak face multiple psychosocial stressors including the disruptive experience of being in quarantine, anxiety over contracting a newly emerging infectious disease […]

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Rehabilitation Exercise and psycholoGical support After covid-19 InfectioN’ (REGAIN): a structured summary of a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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The primary objective is to determine which of two interventions: 1) an eight week, online, home-based, supervised, group rehabilitation programme (REGAIN); or 2) a single online session of advice (best-practice […]

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Epidemiology, clinical characteristics and treatment of critically ill patients with COVID-19): a protocol for a living systematic review.

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In December 2019, the first cases of COVID-19 associated with SARS-CoV-2 viral infection were described in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Since then, it has spread rapidly affecting 188 countries and […]

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Physical activity and stress management during COVID-19: a longitudinal survey study.

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Physical activity (PA) during COVID-19 shelter-in-place (SIP) may offset stress. This study examined associations between PA, stress and stress management strategies during SIP.Participants (N = 990) from a cohort of Northern California […]

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Trends in Antibiotic Prescribing in Out-of-Hours Primary Care in England from January 2016 to June 2020 to Understand Behaviours during the First Wave of COVID-19.

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We describe the trend of antibiotic prescribing in out-of-hours (OOH) general practices (GP) before and during England’s first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We analysed practice-level prescribing records between January […]

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QSAR Modeling of SARS-CoV Mpro Inhibitors Identifies Sufugolix, Cenicriviroc, Proglumetacin, and other Drugs as Candidates for Repurposing against SARS-CoV-2.

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The main protease (Mpro) of the SARS-CoV-2 has been proposed as one of the major drug targets for COVID-19. We have identified the experimental data on the inhibitory activity of […]

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Collateral damage: Impact of SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in people living with HIV.

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People living with HIV (PLWH) may be at higher risk for adverse outcomes indirectly associated with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). When comparing responses to questionnaires administered when […]

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Do COVID-19 patients needing extended care in an intensive care unit fall under the ’emergency medical treatment’ provisions of the South African Constitution?

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Whether COVID-19 patients in need of extended care in an intensive care unit qualify for ’emergency medical treatment’ is answered by considering the Constitution, the meaning of emergency medical treatment, […]

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Critical care triage during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa: A constitutional imperative!

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Triage and rationing of scarce intensive care unit (ICU) resources are an unavoidable necessity. In routine circumstances, ICU triage is premised on the best interests of an individual patient; however, […]

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Age discrimination in critical care triage in South Africa: The law and the allocation of scarce health resources in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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No one may be refused emergency medical treatment in South Africa (SA). Yet score-based categorical exclusions used in critical care triage guidelines disproportionately discriminate against older adults, the cognitively and […]

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CPR during COVID-19: Use of Expert-driven Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice to Implement PALS Guidelines.

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The American Heart Association (AHA) and other national institutions have endorsed modifications to resuscitation guidelines given the risk of healthcare workers’ (HCWs) exposure to COVID-19. Institutional implementation of the COVID-19-focused […]

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Operating a National Hotline in Korea During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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The importance of effective communication cannot be overestimated during a pandemic. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency national 1339 hotline has been in operation since the Middle East respiratory […]

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Impacts of Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Outbreaks in Korea: Level 1 Trauma Center Data of Domestic Incidents and Intentional Injury.

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As a protective measure to slow down the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 in Korea, social distancing was implemented from February 29th, 2020. This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence […]

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A Review of Guidelines to Resuming Elective Orthopaedic Surgeries Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Deriving a Simple Traffic Light Model.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected most healthcare systems around the world. Routine care operations such as outpatient clinics and elective surgery remain badly hit. This situation cannot continue for long […]

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Early Experience With Methylprednisolone on SARS-CoV-2 Infection in the African American Population, a Retrospective Analysis.

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Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is associated with acute kidney injury (AKI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) with high mortality rates. In African American (AA) populations, COVID-19 presentations and outcomes are […]

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Resuming eye bank services during the COVID-19 pandemic: Experience and inferences.

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The aim of this study was to formulate a methodological approach for resuming eye bank services during COVID-19 pandemic.Eye bank operations were temporarily halted in March after the government-mandated “Lockdown” […]

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An improvised pulmonary tele-rehabilitation programme for post-acute COVID-19 patients would be feasible and acceptable in a low-resource setting: a case report.

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Post-acute COVID-19 patients are at risk of long-term functional impairment and the rehabilitation community is calling for action preparing for a “tsunami of rehabilitation needs” in this patient population. In […]

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Processes for Trauma Care at Six Level I Trauma Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, patient care guidelines were published and elective surgeries postponed. However, trauma admissions are not scheduled and cannot be postponed. There is a paucity of information […]

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Core Outcome Measures for Trials in People With Coronavirus Disease 2019: Respiratory Failure, Multiorgan Failure, Shortness of Breath, and Recovery.

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Respiratory failure, multiple organ failure, shortness of breath, recovery, and mortality have been identified as critically important core outcomes by more than 9300 patients, health professionals, and the public from […]

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Opportunities for respiratory disease transmission from people to chimpanzees at an East African tourism site.

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Respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, present a serious threat to endangered wild chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) populations. In some parts of sub-Saharan Africa, chimpanzee tracking is a popular tourism activity, offering visitors […]

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Tracheotomy in COVID-19 Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Weaning, Decannulation, and Survival.

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A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to determine the cumulative incidences of decannulation and mechanical ventilation weaning in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who have undergone a tracheotomy. […]

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