A simple surgical mask modification to pass N95 respirator-equivalent fit testing standards during the COVID-19 pandemic | PLOS ONE

A simple surgical mask modification to pass N95 respirator-equivalent fit testing standards during the COVID-19 pandemic | PLOS ONE — Read on journals.plos.org/plosone/article

Long−Distance Aeromedical Transport of Patients with COVID19| OAEM

Long−Distance Aeromedical Transport of Patients with COVID−19 in Fixed−Wing Air Ambulance Using a Portable Isolation Unit: Opportunities, Limitations and Mitigation Strategies — Read on http://www.dovepress.com/longminusdistance-aeromedical-transport-of-patients-with-covidminus19–peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-OAEM

Questioning COVID-19 Surface Stability and Fomite Spreading in Three Aeromedical Cases: A Case Series | Military Medicine | Oxford Academic

ABSTRACT. It is well established that coronavirus disease 2019 is primarily transmitted through respiratory droplets, and there is mounting research speculation — Read on academic.oup.com/milmed/article/186/7-8/e832/6040078

The impact of routine pulse oximetry use on outcomes in COVID-19-infected patients at increased risk of severe disease: A retrospective cohort analysis | Nematswerani | South African Medical Journal

The impact of routine pulse oximetry use on outcomes in COVID-19-infected patients at increased risk of severe disease: A retrospective cohort analysis — Read on http://www.samj.org.za/index.php/samj/article/view/13397

CHALLENGES OF COVID-19 AEROMEDICAL RETRIEVAL: LESSONS LEARNT FROM CONDUCTING AEROMEDICAL TRANSFERS DURING A PANDEMIC

CHALLENGES OF COVID-19 AEROMEDICAL RETRIEVAL: LESSONS LEARNT FROM CONDUCTING AEROMEDICAL TRANSFERS DURING A PANDEMIC — Read on http://www.exeley.com/journal_australiasian_society_aerospace_medicine/doi/10.21307/asam-2020-003

Case Study: TrustAir on the aeromedical transfer of Covid-19 patients | AirMed&Rescue

Flying a Covid-positive patient is a huge challenge from both a teamwork and a professional perspective. Dr Peter Turi of TrustAir described how his team manages Covid patients  — Read on http://www.airmedandrescue.com/latest/long-read/case-study-trustair-aeromedical-transfer-covid-19-patients

Quarantine Down Under — Adventure Medic

Dr Millie Wood / Foundation Year 3 / Perth, Western Australia How does one survive without fresh air for 14 days? Dr Wood recounts her experiences of quarantine between the four walls of her hotel room in Perth, Australia back in the summer of 2020. The year is 2020. To obtain the luxury of a… QuarantineContinue reading “Quarantine Down Under — Adventure Medic”

Joint Statement – COVID vaccination only pathway to more normal life | Australian Medical Association

The AMA and members of the Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC) have said getting the COVID vaccination is the only pathway back to a more normal life.   — Read on ama.com.au/media/joint-statement-covid-vaccination-only-pathway-more-normal-life

“Contradictory to the Anzac spirit”: Perth anaesthetist Dr Divya Sharma hits out at “small-minded thinking” in India travel ban – Mornings – ABC Radio

Dr Divya Sharma, an anaesthetist, has penned a withering open letter, describing the threat of penalties for Australians trying to return from India as “racist and inhumane” and accusing the Government of “woeful inadequacies”. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/mornings/dr-divya-sharma-india-travel-ban/13330500