Coronavirus Journal Articles

 
 
  • Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 Co-Infections in California A new report provides insight into the incidence of influenza and SARS-CoV-2 co-infections in the state of California.
  • Dealing With COVID-19 Post-Traumatic Stress There's no question the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on nurses and other frontline healthcare personnel. What strategies could be implemented to help heal the trauma?
  • Fatal Large-vessel Cerebrovascular Infarct With Severe COVID-19 This case of a 39-year-old COVID-19 patient who suffered a fatal stroke suggests a link between established vascular risk factors and cerebrovascular complications of COVID-19, even in young patients.
  • Effectiveness of COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines Against Hospitalization While these findings show that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are highly effective for preventing COVID-19-associated hospitalization in older adults, they showed somewhat less protection in those over 65.
  • COVID-19 and Metabolic-associated Liver Disease How, and by what mechanisms, does MALD impact outcomes in patients with COVID-19? This review aims to elucidate the complex pathophysiological relationship of MALD and COVID-19.
  • Health Care Equity Cannot Afford Further Delays In this commentary, the author makes the case for universal health care coverage and equitable reimbursement across payers to insure equitable health care across all demographics.
  • Impact of Fever Thresholds in Detection of COVID-19 This study found that setting a lower temperature threshold to define a fever increased the sensitivity to detect symptomatic COVID-19 infection in nursing home residents.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness During Delta Variant Predominance The findings in this report reaffirm the high protection of COVID-19 vaccines against moderate and severe COVID-19 resulting in ED and hospital visits, even during Delta variant predominance.
  • Acute Care Resource Use After Elective Surgery in the U.S. A better understanding of the needs for acute care resources following elective operations provides a framework for matching supply and demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Abbott BinaxNOW Rapid Antigen Test for SARS-CoV-2 Detection This rapid antigen test is faster and more cost-effective than real-time reverse transcription PCR, but how effective is it?
  • COVID-19-Related Stress on Physicians This survey aimed to assess physician's perceived stressors associated with providing COVID-19 care. Which actions were most useful in reducing stress under these circumstances?
  • COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations, Deaths, by Vaccination Status This CDC report confirms that rates of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are substantially higher in persons not fully vaccinated compared with those in fully vaccinated persons.
  • Rebuilding Community-Based and Public Health Nursing The number of community and public health nurses continues to decline, and strategies for rebuilding a stronger workforce are urgently needed.
  • Ovarian Function and SARS-CoV-2 Infection or COVID-19 Vaccine This study, which examined the impact of SARS-Cov-2 infection and COVID-19 vaccination on ovarian function, revealed no evidence for compromised follicular function or fertility.
  • COVID-19 Neuropathology at New York Presbyterian Hospital How does SARS-CoV-2 effect the brain? This autopsy study investigated the clinical characteristics and neuropathological findings of 41 patients with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection.
  • COVID-19 Impacted LOS and Discharge for Spinal Deformity Find out how hospitalization patterns for adult spinal deformity surgery patients changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Were patient outcomes impacted?
  • Cohort Study of COVID-19-Associated Pulmonary Aspergillosis Learn more about the incidence, risk factors and outcomes associated with pulmonary aspergillosis occurring in COVID-19 patients.
  • Acute Pancreatitis in a COVID-19 Patient in Brazil Was this patient's acute pancreatitis secondary to COVID-19 infection? This case suggests the possibility of pancreatic injury in patients with COVID-19.
  • Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Breast Cancer Mortality The COVID-19 crisis has led to disruptions in access to healthcare, including preventive and cancer care. What are the potential long-term impacts on breast cancer mortality?
  • Restoring Staff Trust The constantly evolving policies and practices due to the COVID-19 pandemic have left hospital staff mistrustful. What will it take to rebuild that trust and retain staff?