COVID-19

Publications and Guidelines

06.04.2020

Virological assessment of hospitalized patients with COVID-2019

Detailed virological analysis of 9 COVID-19 cases hospitalized in Germany.Very high pharyngeal virus shedding during the first week (peak day 4). Infectious virus sheeding from throat, lung, but not from stool, blood, urine.

Comment Taskforce Knowledge-Management Covid-19

Im Gegensatz zur Situation bei SARS-CoV, beweist diese Arbeit dass SARS-CoV-2 im Respirationstrakt aktiv repliziert

#clinical #diagnosis #infectious diseases
05.04.2020

Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) when COVID-19 disease is suspected

Interim Guidelines (Second Edition Version 1.2) from the WHO on the treatment of severe COVID-19

#general #treatment #guidelines #ICU #pneumology #obstetrics & gynaecology
05.04.2020

COVID-19 pneumonia: different respiratory treatment for different phenotypes?

Editorial on different phenotypes of COVID-19 and their respective respiratory support and treatment

Comment Taskforce Knowledge-Management Covid-19

Die Autoren unterscheiden zwischen zwei Phänotypen der COVID-19 Pneumonie (L- und H-Typ), welche unterschiedliche Bedürfnisse beim pulmonalen Support haben.

#treatment #opinion #ICU #radiology #pneumology
05.04.2020

Turbulent Gas Clouds and Respiratory Pathogen Emissions: Potential Implications for Reducing Transmission of COVID-19

Current understanding of turbulent gas cloud generation by sneezing - bearing payload of pathogens up to 7-8 m.

Comment Taskforce Knowledge-Management Covid-19

Kommentar und instruktives Video - ab 00:55: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2763852?utm_campaign=video&utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_content=public 

#prevention #audio / video #infectious diseases
04.04.2020

COVID-19 and Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Global Experience and Provisional Guidance (March 2020) from the Paediatric IBD Porto group of ESPGHAN.

Benign course of COVID-19 in pediatric IBD patients on immunomodulators/biologicals. Frequent flare-ups of IBD in patients withheld infliximab because of the pandemic

#clinical #gastrointestinal #pediatrics
03.04.2020

Frequency and Distribution of Chest Radiographic Findings in COVID-19 Positive Patients

In a study with 64 COVID-19 patients, abnormal findings on chest x-ray were most extensive 10-12 days after the onset of symptoms. X-ray findings often featured bilateral consolidations in the lower zones of the lungs.

Comment Taskforce Knowledge-Management Covid-19

Diese Beschreibung der Röntgenbefunde von hospitalisierten COVID-19 Patienten ist hilfreich für die Beurteilung der Röntgenbildern von COVID-19 Verdachtsfällen am Inselspital.

#diagnosis #imaging #radiology
03.04.2020

Medical Student Education in the Time of COVID-19

This Viewpoint article discusses the current status of medical education, describes how COVID-19 may affect preclerkship and clerkship learning environments, and explores potential implications of COVID-19 for the future of medical education.

#general #medical education
03.04.2020

Can SARS-CoV-2 Infection be acquired in utero? More definite evidence is needed

Critical appraisal of reports on SARS-CoV-2 IgM positive neonates

Coment Taskforce Knowledge-Management Covid-19

Keine virologischen Hinweise für vertikale Transmission auf Föten. IgM können falsch positiv sein.

#diagnosis #pediatrics #infectious diseases
03.04.2020

Universal Masking in Hospitals in the Covid-19 Era

Wearing masks by all healthcare workers may reduce transmission by asymptomatic coworkers or patients

Comment Taskforce Knowledge-Management Covid-19

Masken im Spital für alle wahrscheilich sinnvoll.

#prevention #general
02.04.2020

Management of Critically Ill Adults With COVID-19

Guidelines der Surviving Sepsis Campaing zum Umgang mit kritisch KRanken Covid-Patienten, resultierend aus einer systematischen Liaterturrecherche und GRADE-Methodologie

Comment Taskforce Knowledge-Management Covid-19

Pragmatische, evidenzbasierte Zusammenfassung der DO's and DONT's. Fortlaufend aktualisiert unter www.sccm.org/SurvivingSepsisCampaign/Guidelines/COVID-19

#treatment #prevention #ICU #anaesthesiology #emergency medicine