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The COVID-19 pandemic and dentistry: the clinical, legal and economic consequences - part 2: consequences of withholding dental care.
As routine care was suspended in most countries, one could anticipate progression of undiagnosed and managed oral disease. Patients are usually unaware of the development of oral disease as it is not visible to them and ...
Diffusion segregation and the disproportionate incidence of COVID-19 in African American communities.
(The Royal Society Publishing, 2021-01)
One of the most concerning aspects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is that it disproportionately affects people from some specific ethnic and socio-economic minorities. In particular, since from the beginning of the ...
Genomewide Association Study of Severe Covid-19 with Respiratory Failure.
BACKGROUND: There is considerable variation in disease behavior among patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). Genomewide ...
Undertaking a high stakes virtual OSCE ("VOSCE") during Covid-19.
(BioMed Central, 2021-04-20)
BACKGROUND: The Covid pandemic and associated lockdown forced medical schools globally not only to deliver emergency remote teaching, but to consider alternative methods of high stakes assessment. Here we outline our ...
REducing unwarranted variation in the Delivery of high qUality hip fraCture services in England and Wales (REDUCE): protocol for a mixed-methods study.
INTRODUCTION: Substantial variation in the delivery of hip fracture care, and patient outcomes persists between hospitals, despite established UK national standards and guidelines. Patients' outcomes are partly explained ...
Head and neck cancer surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: An international, multicenter, observational cohort study.
(Wiley Periodicals LLC on behalf of American Cancer Society, 2021-07-15)
BACKGROUND: The aims of this study were to provide data on the safety of head and neck cancer surgery currently being undertaken during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. METHODS: This international, ...
Resisting the "righting reflex" in conversations about covid vaccine hesitancy.
COVID-19: Causes of anxiety and wellbeing support needs of healthcare professionals in the UK: A cross-sectional survey.
(Royal College of Physicians, 2021-01)
BACKGROUND: COVID-19 has caused acute changes in healthcare delivery; this may impact mental health and wellbeing needs of healthcare professionals (HCPs). AIMS: We aimed to identify the causes of anxiety in HCPs during ...
Dysregulated plasma lipid mediator profiles in critically ill COVID-19 patients.
(Public Library of Science, 2021-08-26)
Coronavirus disease (COVID)-19, as a result of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, has been the direct cause of over 2.2 million deaths worldwide. A timely coordinated host-immune response ...