COVID-19 Journal Club #6 The Webinar

Welcome to our sixth webinar and journal club reviewing recent research and featuring COVID-19 updates, hosted by the University of Manchester, Manchester Royal Infirmary and Royal College of Emergency Medicine in collaboration with St Emlyn’s.

The live event took place on Tuesday 19th May at 11.00am BST (10.00am GMT) and is available in its entirity on YouTube below.

An edited podcast version of the webinar is available here and at all the usual podcast providers. Please like and subscribe!

There will be another COVID 19 Journal Club next week (Tuesday 26th May at 11am).

The COVID-19 Journal Club Panel

Today’s panel will be hosted by Rick Body The panel includes Prof Paul Klapper (Professor of Clinical Virology), Dr Charlie Reynard (NIHR Clinical Research Fellow), Dr Anisa Jafar, Prof Pam Vallely (Professor of Medical Virology), Prof Simon Carley and special guest Liz Crowe (Advanced Clinician Social Worker and PhD candidate in health staff wellbeing in Brisbane) to discuss six papers about COVID-19 infection. We’re especially pleased to welcome Liz this week, which will enable us to focus on the important topics of grief, loss and communication during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 Papers

Deep Dive

Williamson E, Walker A​1​ OpenSAFELY: factors associated with COVID-19-related death in the linked electronic health recirds of 17 million adult NHS patients. Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory (2020)

The Other Papers….

Menni C, Valdes A, Friedin M​2​. Real-time tracking of self-reported symptoms to predict potential COVID-19. Nature Medicine (2020)

Liu Y, Ning Z, Chen Y​3​. Aerodynamic analysis of SARS-CoV-https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2271-3_reference.pdf2 in two Wuhan hospitals Nature (2020)

Selman L, Chao D, Sowden R​4​. Bereavement support on the frontline of COVID-19: Recommendations for hospital clinicians Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (2020)

Other St Emlyn’s COVID-19 Resourses

You can find more on COVID-19 at these St Emlyn’s Resources.

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  1. 1.
    Williamson E, Walker AJ, et al. OpenSAFELY: factors associated with COVID-19-related hospital death in the linked electronic health records of 17 million adult NHS patients. May 2020. doi:10.1101/2020.05.06.20092999
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    Menni C, Valdes AM, Freidin MB, et al. Real-time tracking of self-reported symptoms to predict potential COVID-19. Nat Med. May 2020. doi:10.1038/s41591-020-0916-2
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    Liu Y, Ning Z, Chen Y, et al. Aerodynamic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 in two Wuhan hospitals. Nature. April 2020. doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2271-3
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    Selman LE, Chao D, Sowden R, Marshall S, Chamberlain C, Koffman J. Bereavement support on the frontline of COVID-19: Recommendations for hospital clinicians. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. May 2020. doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.04.024


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