MedShr Open : COVID-19

MedShrOpen: COVID-19

The latest advice, data, guidelines and research on COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 2nd August 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 26th July 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 19th July 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 12th July 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 5th July 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 28th June 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 21st June 2021

Adam Ali
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 14th June 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 7th June 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 24th May 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 17th May 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 10th May 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 4th May 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 26th April 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm (London time) on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 19th April 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 12th April 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 29th March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 22nd March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 15th March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 8th March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 1st March 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 22nd February 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 15th February 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Marsh family video - Have the Jab campaign

Adam Ali
   
What is your favoured approach to allay fears for patients who have concerns regarding vaccination?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 8th February 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Comorbidities and COVID-19

MedShr Editor
   
How has the COVID-19 pandemic altered the face of non-communicable diseases? What steps can be taken in this time to try to help reduce the risks of severe COVID-19 infection?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 1st February 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 25th January 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Healthcare Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic

MedShr Editor
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article aims to provide a concise overview on some of the innovative solutions that have been employed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to try and ensure the continuity of healthcare education and training.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 18th January 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Making crowd gatherings safe: how and when can we lift restrictions?

MedShr Editor
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article aims to explore some of the key public health strategies that have been employed to try and reduce the spread of COVID-19, and considers what strategies may be appropriate moving forward to minimise transmission and prevent the over-burdening of health care systems.

A unique glimpse in A&E at Croydon University Hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic

Adam Ali
   
A recent BBC report from Croydon University Hospital's Emergency Department has provided an eye opening insight into the state of affairs in this peak 2nd wave of Covid-19 cases in South London.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 11th January 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Telemedicine and the COVID-19 Pandemic

MedShr Editor
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article aims to provide a concise overview on some of the potential benefits and challenges presented by the increased use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 4th January 2021

MedShr Editor
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

COVID-19 Programme on MedShr: Review of 2020

MedShr Editor
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article reflects on the activity on MedShr throughout 2020 which has aimed to provide education around COVID-19 and allow healthcare professionals around the world to share their experiences to promote peer-to-peer learning during an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 21st December 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Emerging Therapies for COVID-19: Drug Treatments

Adam Ali
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the current evidence, guidelines, and active research into drug treatments for SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 14th December 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Resuming Normal Practice: Malaria and COVID-19

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the challenge of managing COVID-19 in malaria endemic settings, and focuses on strategies for maintaining essential services for malaria during this time.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 7th December 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 30th November 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Long-term Effects of COVID-19: Long COVID

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article focuses on post-COVID-19 syndrome, widely known as Long COVID. The article highlights the origins of the term, explores what is currently known about epidemiology and risk factors, and considers the research challenges moving forward. Current and future management approaches are also considered, including the potential challenges of caring for patients with Long COVID in low- and middle-income countries.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 23rd November 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Heart Attack VS. COVID-19: Is it safer to stay home or go to hospital?

MedShr Editor
   
If you were shielding from COVID-19, what would you do if you thought you might be having a heart attack or a stroke? What if you didn’t have textbook heart attack symptoms but just didn’t feel right? How would you weigh up the risks and decide whether to go to the hospital or remain at home?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 16th November 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Emerging Therapies for COVID-19: Current vaccination programmes (2) - Development Challenges

Adam Ali
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article follows our previous article on the progress in the search for a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), and focuses on the challenges that must be overcome in developing and distributing a new vaccine. The article also discusses factors specific to different patient groups which are relevant for selecting a safe and effective vaccine.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 9th November 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Emerging Therapies for COVID-19: Current vaccination programmes (1) - key issues

Adam Ali
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the progress in the search for a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), and the potential challenges faced in developing a vaccine at this pace.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 2nd November 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

COVID-19 Resuming Normal Practice: Risk Stratification and Scoring Systems

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article focuses on strategies for resuming and maintaining normal practices during the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic, focussing on the emerging guidance and scoring systems for risk stratification and assessment.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 26th October 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

COVID-19 Public Health: Seasonal Influenza

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the potential impact of seasonal influenza alongside the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic, and examines what preparations are in place to mitigate this.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 19th October 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Emerging Therapies for COVID-19: Convalescent Plasma

Ryan Broll
   
This week's COVID-19 Open Article considers the evidence for convalescent plasma as an emerging therapy in the management of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 12th October 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 5th October 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 28th September 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 21st September 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 14th September 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Podcast on Rox Heart Radio: Roxana Mehran discusses cardiology meetings during Covid-19 with Ron Blankstein and Asif Qasim

Adam Ali
   
Cardiology Meetings in COVID-19: What’s worked so far? What hasn’t? Roxana Mehran hears from Ron Blankstein and Asif Qasim.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 7th September 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 31st August 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 24th August 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly at 12pm GMT on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 17th August 2020

Ryan Broll
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

COVID-19 in Pregnancy

Samantha Goh
   
In LMIC maternal and perinatal mortality rates are still a concern. How can we support women through pregnancy and perinatal care amidst a COVID-19 pandemic?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 10th August 2020

Yasmin Dhuga
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

COVID-19 in Paediatrics and Neonates

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article describes current literature about how coronavirus affects children and how it should be managed.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 3rd August 2020

Maryam Borumand
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 27th July 2020

Yasmin Dhuga
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Intensive care management

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article discusses ITU management of COVID-19 and summarises key WHO recommendations.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 20th July 2020

Maryam Borumand
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Establishing Prognosis and Outcomes of Novel Coronavirus

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article discusses prognostic factors and prediction of outcomes in COVID-19.

COVID-19 Myths and Misconceptions

Samantha Goh
   
Have you been inundated with the fake news or confusing reports surrounding COVID-19?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 13th July 2020

Yasmin Dhuga
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 6th July 2020

Maryam Borumand
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 29th June 2020

Yasmin Dhuga
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

COVID-19 Investigation: Detecting Early Deterioration

Samantha Goh
   
How can we detect early deterioration in COVID-19, here are some resources and pathways that may be suitable for LMIC.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 22nd June 2020

Maryam Borumand
   
This update will be published weekly on Mondays at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

UK trial shows Dexamethasone can successfully reduce the mortality rate in high risk COVID patients

Maryam Borumand
   
The RECOVERY trial has shown that dexamethasone can significantly reduce the mortality rates in high risk COVID patients.

Escalating care in COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article summarises WHO guidance on coronavirus management relating to escalating care.

Interview Follow-up: How is COVID-19 Affecting UK Medical Students?

Samantha Goh
   
Our MedShr Student Guest Reporter Yasmin Dhuga has conducted a follow-up interview on how medical students in the UK have been affected by the pandemic, with more details on examinations, progression and the future.

Supportive and Palliative Care for COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
How can we provide supportive care for COVID-19 patients? Is there a role for palliation when resources and management options have been exhausted?

COVID-19: Potential treatments

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
What evidence is there for treatments for COVID-19? Read a summary of the potential therapies here.

COVID-19 Recognition: Triage of COVID-19 for LMIC

Samantha Goh
   
How can low and middle income-countries triage COVID-19 effectively?

COVID-19 Recognition: Asymptomatic Infection of COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
What is the evidence of COVID-19 transmission in the asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic period? More evidence has emerged from contact-tracing data and modelling studies. How can we apply this knowledge to protect ourselves and vulnerable communities?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 8th June 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This week's COVID-19 Weekly Update on MedShr Open (Week 8th June 2020). Focus on how countries have been affected by the easing of lock-down rules and the effect of a second wave. This week's publication highlights look at opinion articles and reviews that are worth a pause for thought.

COVID-19 in the Middle East

MedShr Editor
   
COVID-19 teaching cases and guidance for doctors in the Middle East, covering six key topics: Prevention, Recognition, Investigation, Management, Communication and Clinical Groups.

Contact Tracing in COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
What is contact tracing? How is it done? A summary of the guidance.

Infection prevention and control in COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
How can healthcare professionals prevent spread of COVID-19? This article summarises relevant WHO guidance.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 1 June 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This week's weekly update on coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates on the situation worldwide with dedicated areas for Africa and the Middle East. Focus on the possibility of asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19 and the global situation of summarise in maps from John Hopkins University.

COVID-19 in Africa

MedShr Editor
   
COVID-19 teaching cases and guidance for doctors in Africa, covering six key topics: Prevention, Recognition, Investigation, Management, Communication and Clinical Groups.

Do face masks stop spread of coronavirus?

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Read a commentary by Prof Asif Ahmed on available evidence surrounding use of face masks to prevent spread of COVID-19 in public.

COVID-19 Recognition: Using Investigations to Predict Risk

Samantha Goh
   
Are there lower-cost alternatives or strategies that could help low and middle-income countries with making a diagnosis of COVID-19 during this pandemic? Here is our summary on how investigations can be used in diagnosis and to predict risk of infection.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 25th May 2020

Samantha Goh
   
The latest updates on the COVID-19 situation worldwide for the week of 19th to 25th May 2020. Highlights this week include a Science Weekly podcast, on whether we should compare the COVID-19 figures across countries. Key publications featured, with a focus on how to predict the risk of severe infection.

COVID-19: Call for Clinical Cases

Janis Pereira
   
MedShr founder Dr Asif Qasim urges doctors around the world to share knowledge of COVID-19 with colleagues by posting clinical cases in MedShr's COVID-19 Case Discussion Group.

Difficult decisions: ethical healthcare resource allocation

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article is aimed at healthcare professionals and summarises some key research papers about the ethics of allocation of resources in the Coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Resource allocation: Who should get masks?

Samantha Goh
   
In response to COVID-19 how should we best manage the limited resources of PPE? How will this look for low and middle income countries? Are homemade masks a solution for the general population? Let's explore the evidence behind it.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 18th May 2020

Samantha Goh
   
COVID-19 weekly updates for May. Focus on evidence behind which materials make good homemade masks, and highlights from the recent publications on the COVID-19 situation in low and middle income countries around the world.

LetsBeatCOVID.net joins NHS Project OASIS

Asif Qasim
   
https://letsbeatcovid.net/ is now supplying anonymous data to the NHS through Project OASIS and has assessed to the NHS Digital Health Technology Standard

Rare condition seen during COVID-19 pandemic in children

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
A new rare condition / syndrome has been noted in children during the coronavirus outbreak, read about what it is, who has been affected, the symptoms, and management.

COVID-19 Prevention - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Advice and Adjuncts

Samantha Goh
   
With many countries facing shortages of adequate personal protective equipment in the COVID-19 pandemic, what practical steps can we take to reduce risk of exposure and transmission? Are any of the new adjuncts effective or helpful in the healthcare setting?

COVID-19 Prevention - Patient Advice on Hand Washing

Samantha Goh
   
Hand hygiene has been a priority in COVID-19 public health campaigns internationally. However in many low-income countries the public may not have access to running water or supplies may not be reliable. What can we advise patients in these scenarios and do we have evidence to back it up?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 11th May 2020

Samantha Goh
   
Weekly update on international updates on COVID-19: Focus on the easing of lockdown/physical distancing measures and the pandemic "R-number". With many publications based on modelling results of the COVID-19 pandemic, how will countries compare or assess their response to this outbreak?

How COVID-19 affects children: update

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Latest update from RCPCH about COVID-19 in children

Vote for MedShr in The Europas 2020 Awards!

Janis Pereira
   
MedShr has been nominated for the Hottest HealthTech Startup award in The Europas 2020 for our role in helping address the COVID-19 pandemic. Vote for us now!

COVID-19 Prevention: Vaccine Development

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
An update on progress towards a COVID-19 vaccine

Signs & Symptoms: Could it be COVID-19?

Samantha Goh
   
Can you recognise the common signs and symptoms of COVID-19? View our evidence-based summary on signs and symptoms.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Weekly Update 4th May 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
A summary of COVID latest including news, infection numbers and deaths, latest research and updates.

New COVID19 education programme for doctors in Africa and Middle East

Janis Pereira
   
MedShr’s new COVID-19 education programme for Africa and Middle East to include teaching cases, local data and guidance for managing COVID-19 patients in resource-poor environments.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 1 May 2020

Samantha Goh
   
Today's latest news on coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates on the worldwide update as countries start to outline their strategies for exit from covid-19-lockdown. Latest articles on the status of vaccines and information on previous coronaviruses in history.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 30th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Today's latest news on coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates on the situation worldwide, new guidance from British Thoracic Society, lung ultrasound educational materials and best household materials to make a facemask.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 29th April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
Today's latest news on coronavirus (COVID-19): Updates on the situation worldwide. Focus on the latest updates from the Royal College of Paediatrics on COVID-19 in children, risk stratification for staff and summaries on antibody tests for coronavirus and the second-wave of COVID-19 cases.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 28th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Today's latest news on coronavirus, many countries are easing lockdown and opening up to business, kawasaki-disease like symptoms and toxic shock in children, analysis of antibody tests for coronavirus and second-wave of COVID-19 cases.

#COVID-19 Treatment with Tocilizumab shows promise

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
A new trial has found Tocilizumab could help treat patients with coronavirus.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 27th April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
Today's latest news on coronarvirus along with research, guidelines and up to date statistics. Guidelines released on prone positioning patients and management of cardiovascular disease during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 24th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Information on COVID-19 - 12pm GMT on weekdays - a summary of latest novel coronavirus news, data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 23rd April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Muslim faith and COVID-19: Do faith communities limit or increase the spread of the new Coronavirus?

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Prof Ahmed, Dr Alzahrani and Dr Varney provide a commentary on Islam and Muslim faith and how it can contribute to public health in the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The discuss religious preactices as they relate to social distancing, lockdown, hand hygiene and quarantine.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 22nd April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
Today's news on coronavirus from around the world, progress on COVID-19 vaccine, latest research and statistics on how coronavirus is affecting the world and the UK.

Hope and looking forward: COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article provides a quick summary of emerging evidence and professional opinion on a coronavirus (COVID-19) safe lockdown exit strategy and progress on a novel coronavirus vaccine.

Coronavirus: NHS COVID-19 Deaths Analysed

Asif Qasim
   
This analysis of COVID-19 deaths in NHS workers looks at mortality in healthcare professionals in the UK.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 21st April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Ensuring ventilator capacity in the USA.

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Discussion about how the USA may cope with the coronavirus pandemic regarding need for ventilators was published recently in the Lancet.

Temporal dynamics in viral shedding and transmissibility of COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
SARS-CoV-2 viral shedding may begin 2 to 3 days before the appearance of the first symptoms. Study analysing the temporal patterns of viral shedding in 94 patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 and modeled COVID-19 infectiousness profiles from a separate sample of 77 infector–infectee transmission pairs.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 20th April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 19th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Once you've had it, are you safe? Re-infection and COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Read the evidence so far about re-infection.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 18th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 17th April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

#COVID19 How to fit check your FFP mask

Asif Qasim
   
A quick guide on how to fit check and store your FFP mask

Healthcare worker mortality, China

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
A letter to the editor of NEJM on 15th April gives details of the healthcare workers who died from COVID-19.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 16th April 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

How does COVID affect children? More learned in UK

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
RCPCH and Public Health England have been auditing COVID in children in England.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 15th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Royal College of Physicians give the latest COVID updates

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Read a quick summary of the main points from the RCP COVID-19 update webcast

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 14th April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 13th April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 12th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

#COVID19 Resuscitation of in hospital cardiac arrest in COVID19 patients: a futile exercise?

Asif Qasim
   
Data from Wuhan shows very poor outcomes from in hospital cardiac arrest - only 2.9% survival to 30 days, 0.7% with good neurological outcome.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 11th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

#COVID19 Should we re-use N95 FFP masks?

Asif Qasim
   
Multiple mechanisms are available to re-sterilise and re-use N95 masks

#COVID19 Why should HCPs wear FFP masks?

Asif Qasim
   
Why should doctors, nurses and HCPs wear FFP and not surgical masks?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 10th April 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 9th April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

UV light shows potential use of protective airway enclosures

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Fluorescent dye was used to demonstrate potential protection from plastic enclosures used during airway intubation.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 8th April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
Highlighting the COVID-19 protocol for Acute Kidney Injury from Brigham and Women's Hospital

Interview: How is COVID-19 Affecting UK Medical Students?

Samantha Goh
   
Spotlight on Interviews: Hear from Yasmin Dhuga, current undergraduate medical student from Brighton and Sussex Medical School

The use of prone positioning in COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
A note on prone-positioning techniques.

ICU Management of COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Key elements of a review published in the Lancet on 6th April 2020.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 7th April 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

COVID-19 Community Mobility Data: Google Location

Samantha Goh
   
Google has released data from their location services summarising the community mobility data by country to help individuals understand and plan travel in their region.

COVID-19 At-Risk Group: Haemodialysis Patients

Samantha Goh
   
Important updates from Wuhan on managing haemodialysis patients with COVID-19, data from their case series

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 6th April 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 5th April 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

COVID19: Simple, successful modelling of a human tragedy

Asif Qasim
   
Douglas Isles has produced a simple, reductive model that forecasts COVID-19 deaths

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 4th April 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Pulmonary Embolism &VTE in COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
Pulmonary embolism is a cause of clinical deterioration in COVID-19 viral pneumonia

FFP3 Mask associated Headaches

Samantha Goh
   
While essential to protect against aerosol spread of COVID-10, prolonged wearing of PPE is not comfortable and can have a physical impact on staff.

Neurological complications of COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
"There is a dramatic increase in the number of vascular events, ischemic strokes, and thrombosis, which is likely due to the virus affecting coagulating mechanisms."

Visualising the History of Pandemics

Daniel Livingstone
   
This amazing infographic from Visual Capitalist outlines some of history’s most deadly pandemics, from the Antonine Plague to the current COVID-19 event.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 3rd April 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Vaccines, Treatment and Diagnostics in Development for COVID-19

Daniel Livingstone
   
These graphics from Artis Ventures provide an in-depth look at who’s in the innovation race to defeat COVID-19, showing the companies and institutions developing new tests, treatments and vaccines for COVID-19.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 2nd April 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Genomic Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
See how transmission of the virus globally can be mapped using its genome.

Tracheostomy in COVID-19: Not a decision to be rushed

Samantha Goh
   
Clinical points to consider for surgical tracheostomy and lessons from the SARS outbreak.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 1st April 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Let's Beat COVID-19 - Complete and share the survey

Janis Pereira
   
COVID-19 survey to gather information urgently needed by health services.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 31st March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Evidence-based mental health apps to get through COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This article presents and evaluates 4 evidence-based mindfulness apps which may be of use to professionals and the public during this outbreak.

An emotional survival guide for COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
Highlights from Red Whale resources, an emotional and psychological survival guide for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Detecting COVID-19 - method and pitfalls

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
A summary of available data on clinical application of RT-PCR in COVID-19.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 30th March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

New Report on UK ITU Outcomes

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Summary and key points from ICNARC report of UK ITU patients.

WHO Statement on COVID-19 transmission

Asif Qasim
   
WHO review the data on droplet and airborne COVID-19 transmission

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 29th March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

German Military Medivac patients from Italy and France to Germany

Asif Qasim
   
Germany supports EU neighbours with ITU transfers

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 28th March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Get Ready for the ExCel London: Nightingale Hospital

Samantha Goh
   
The ExCel London exhibition halls to be converted into a temporary new hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coping with Stress from COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
Infographic from the World Health Organization on how to manage stress during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Podcast Spotlight: Looking after your Mental Health

Samantha Goh
   
An excellent podcast with Dr Rachel Morrish (from You are not a Frog) and Dr Caroline Walker (from the Joyful Doctor) about managing anxiety and looking after your mental health during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Medical students and COVID-19 response: How will it work?

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Description of what is known about medical students involvement in the COVID-19 response, from the relevant bodies and students themselves.

How does SARS-CoV-2 spread?

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
A summary of two key studies informing how we protect ourselves from COVID.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 27th March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Understanding mortality rates in Italy

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Discussion of a recent paper from JAMA on Italy's case fatality rate.

COVID-19 Visual aid and remote assessment advice

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
See the latest infographic published in the BMJ

Smoking and COVID severity: systematic review

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
A systematic review of available evidence was released on 18th March.

Well-being micro-practices for professionals during COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Read about a recent paper on well-being micro-practices.

Rational use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Daniel Livingstone
   
Guidance from the WHO, CDC and Public Health England on use of PPE in different situations.

Q&A Session from RCP

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
The RCP have released a video Q&A session for physicians discussing COVID-19.

The effect of control strategies to reduce social mixing on outcomes of the COVID-19 epidemic in Wuhan, China: a modelling study

Daniel Livingstone
   
Why social distancing cannot be quickly or prematurely relaxed.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 26th March 2020

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Race for Vaccines and Anti-Viral Therapies

Samantha Goh
   
How close are we to a cure? Research into a COVID-19 vaccine and antiviral therapy is still underway while the coronavirus spreads to more countries and cities everyday. What is being done in this race for a solution?

Escalated ENT Guidance for the COVID-19 Pandemic

Samantha Goh
   
Latest update from ENT UK calling for more PPE for healthcare staff. When examining the nasal cavity and throat, whether in hospital or in the community, it it advised to treat all patients as potentially positive for COVID-19.

New Guidance for Resuscitation During COVID-19 Pandemic

MedShr Fellow Editor
   

Chloroquine for COVID-19: Treatment or Trials?

Asif Qasim
   
Chloroquine inactivates COVID-19 in vitro: treat now or trials first?

SARS, MERS, COVID - Differences at a glance

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Differences between the three outbreaks and viruses explained in brief

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 25th March 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Spotlight on Interviews: Practical Aspects of Otolaryngology Services During the COVID-19 Epidemic

Samantha Goh
   
There is increasing evidence that healthcare workers have a higher risk and exposure to COVID-19 as part of their key work. In this interview Dr Jason Chen shares his experiences in Hong Kong dealing with COVID-19, with a focus on how this affected otolaryngology practices.

What does viral load mean for COVID patients?

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Read about a recent paper linking high viral load to COVID-19 severity.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 24th March 2020

Samantha Goh
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Anosmia and COVID

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Loss of smell can be part of the presentation of COVID-19, senior ENT clinician warns.

Aerosol Spread and Surface Contamination: Experimental Results

Samantha Goh
   
Comparison of COVID-19 and SARS surface stability. Viability of viruses were investigated through experimental study of aerosol and surface application to copper, cardboard, stainless steel, and plastic maintained at 21 to 23°C and 40% relative humidity over 7 days.

Home Care: Protecting against COVID-19

Samantha Goh
   
How can we protect and care for our household amidst the COVID-19 pandemic? Check out the guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how to ensure your home surfaces are clean.

COVID-19: Aerosol Generating Procedures?

Samantha Goh
   
What are aerosol generating procedures? Healthcare professionals worldwide are concerned about exposure to COVID-19 at work (nosocomial infection). Can we operate safely during this pandemic, to minimise risk to colleagues and patients?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 23rd March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 22nd March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Returning to Medicine in the COVID-19 pandemic

Asif Qasim
   
With returning to medicine under the spotlight this insightful article from Dr Rachel Rummery, HEE Clinical Lead for Return to Practice

COVID-19 Respiratory Assessment

Asif Qasim
   
A step by step online guide from Gloucester Hospitals NHS Trust to Respiratory Assessment for COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 21st March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

NICE COVID-19 RAPID Guideline - Critical Care

Asif Qasim
   
The purpose of this guideline is to maximise the safety of patients who need critical care during the COVID-19 pandemic, while protecting staff from infection.

Only the paranoid survive: 10 Lessons from Taiwan

Asif Qasim
   
Only the paranoid survive! 10 tips on why Taiwan has been successful handling COVID-19

The Epidemiological Characteristics of an Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Diseases (COVID-19) — China, 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This study from the Chinese CDC includes over 72,000 COVID-19 cases and provides valuable epidemiological information around case fatality rate in different age groups, co-morbidities and gender. It also shows that case fatality rate among critical cases is almost 50%, and showed that, of the 1,716 COVID-19 cases in health workers, 14.8% were severe or critical.

UK Pandemic Scientific Group: 12 months Social Isolation

Asif Qasim
   
Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling suggest the restrictions will have to last much longer.

ENT UK: Updates on Working in a COVID-19 Pandemic

Samantha Goh
   
Latest guidance from ENT UK on examinations, procedures and performing tracheostomy. Personal protective equipment guidance for UK healthcare professionals now escalated.

COVID-19 Case Fatality Rate by Age

Daniel Livingstone
   
What is the risk of death from coronavirus? A break down of case fatality rate of COVID-19 by age.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 20th March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

Early ARDS management in Covid-19

Daniel Livingstone
   
The ITU and Anaesthetics department at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has produced these guidelines on the management of early ARDS in patients with COVID-19.

Handbook of COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment

Daniel Livingstone
   
Clinical practitioners on the front lines of China’s fight against COVID-19 have developed a handbook of treatment and care protocols for healthcare providers.

COVID-19 Airway management principles

Daniel Livingstone
   
Latest COVID-19 airway management principles from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, the Intensive Care Society and the Association of Anaesthetists.

Association of Anaesthetists COVID-19 Webinar 17th March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
Comprehensive webinar from the Association of Anaesthetists on management of COVID-19.

Keeping Up-to-Date: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
To help you navigate the wide range of digital resources, our MedShr Editorial Team have curated content for dedicated COVID-19 pages to provide regular updates on useful resources and latest developments.

COVID-19 Basics: Looking after yourself

Asif Qasim
   
An outline of the basics of self-care and keeping safe from COVID-19 based on guidance from the NHS as presented by the BBC. Learn about proper hand hygiene, hand washing technique and how to avoid catching new coronavirus during this pandemic.

Online Courses on COVID-19

MedShr Fellow Editor
   
Healthcare professionals looking for distance learning, free CPD and online education about novel coronavirus and resulting COVID-19 can find key courses here.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 19th March 2020

Daniel Livingstone
   
19th March update – see guidance on coronavirus from Public health England, King’s Critical Care, key Anaesthetics bodies and WHO. Useful infographics on COVID-19 case fatality, global and UK statistics.

Supporting Key Workers: NHS Staff Discounts and Offers

Asif Qasim
   
NHS staff are being offered discounts, offers and in some cases free items and services by companies looking to support key workers and healthcare professionals. #NHSHeroes #HealthHeroes #Clapforcarers

MedShr COVID19 Updates - 12noon GMT daily

Asif Qasim
   
Announcement by Dr Asif Qasim about MedShr Daily Updates by MedShr Open - providing trusted professional information about the COVID-19 pandemic including coronavirus guidelines, up-to-date statistics, research, evidence and news.
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