COVID-19: Journal Club #2 – The Webinar

Welcome to our second webinar on recent research about COVID-19, 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 21st April 2020.

The full YouTube feed is available here.

The Podcast

An edited audio only version of the webinar is available here

The Panel

Today’s panel will again be hosted by Rick Body The panel includes Prof Paul Klapper (Professor of Clinical Virology), Dr Charlie Reynard (NIHR Clinical Research Fellow), Prof Pam Vallely (Professor of Medical Virology), Dr Anisa Jafar (Academic Clinical Lecturer), Dr Casey Parker and Prof Simon Carley (you know him…) to discuss six papers about COVID-19 infection.

The Papers

Deep Dive

Hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: an open-label, randomized, controlled trial​1​

Rapid Fire

Other Papers

Grein J, Ohmagari N, Shin D, et al. Compassionate Use of Remdesivir for Patients with Severe Covid-19N Engl J Med. April 2020​7​

Lippi G, South AM, Henry BM. Electrolyte Imbalances in Patients with Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)Ann Clin Biochem. April 2020​8​

Bialek S, Gierke R, et al. Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children — United States, February 12–April 2, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. April 2020:422-426​9​

Caruso D, Zerunian M, Polici M, et al. Chest CT Features of COVID-19 in Rome, Italy. Radiology. April 2020​4​6​

Tan BYQ, Chew NWS, Lee GKH, et al. Psychological Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Health Care Workers in SingaporeAnn Intern Med. April 2020​10​


Other St Emlyn’s COVID-19 Resourses

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


The First Journal Club Webinar and Podcast

For anyone who missed it, our first webinar podcast is available here with further details, (including all the papers and more) in this blogpost.

References

  1. 1.
    Tang W, Cao Z, Han M, et al. Hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: an open-label, randomized, controlled trial. April 2020. doi:10.1101/2020.04.10.20060558
  2. 2.
    Bendavid E, Mulaney B, Sood N, et al. COVID-19 Antibody Seroprevalence in Santa Clara County, California. April 2020. doi:10.1101/2020.04.14.20062463
  3. 3.
    Wölfel R, Corman VM, Guggemos W, et al. Virological assessment of hospitalized patients with COVID-2019. Nature. April 2020. doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2196-x
  4. 4.
    Favas C. Guidance for the Prevention of COVID-19 Infections among High-Risk Individuals in Camps and Camp-like Settings. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; 2020:1-15. https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2020-04/Guidance%20for%20the%20prevention%20of%20COVID-19%20infections%20among%20high-risk%20individuals%20in%20camps%20and%20camp-like%20settings.pdf. Accessed April 21, 2020.
  5. 5.
    Zeng J-H, Liu Y-X, Yuan J, et al. First case of COVID-19 complicated with fulminant myocarditis: a case report and insights. Infection. April 2020. doi:10.1007/s15010-020-01424-5
  6. 6.
    Caruso D, Zerunian M, Polici M, et al. Chest CT Features of COVID-19 in Rome, Italy. Radiology. April 2020:201237. doi:10.1148/radiol.2020201237
  7. 7.
    Grein J, Ohmagari N, Shin D, et al. Compassionate Use of Remdesivir for Patients with Severe Covid-19. N Engl J Med. April 2020. doi:10.1056/nejmoa2007016
  8. 8.
    Lippi G, South AM, Henry BM. ANNALS EXPRESS: Electrolyte Imbalances in Patients with Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Ann Clin Biochem. April 2020:000456322092225. doi:10.1177/0004563220922255
  9. 9.
    Bialek S, Gierke R, et al. Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children — United States, February 12–April 2, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. April 2020:422-426. doi:10.15585/mmwr.mm6914e4
  10. 10.
    Tan BYQ, Chew NWS, Lee GKH, et al. Psychological Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Health Care Workers in Singapore. Ann Intern Med. April 2020. doi:10.7326/m20-1083


Cite this article as: Iain Beardsell, "COVID-19: Journal Club #2 – The Webinar," in St.Emlyn's, April 19, 2020, https://www.stemlynsblog.org/covid19-journal-club-2-the-webinar/.

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