“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

Emergency Airway Management in Patients with COVID-19: A Prospective International Multicenter Cohort Study | Anesthesiology | American Society of Anesthesiologists

Emergency Airway Management in Patients with COVID-19: A Prospective International Multicenter Cohort Study | Anesthesiology | American Society of Anesthesiologists — Read on pubs.asahq.org/anesthesiology/article/doi/10.1097/ALN.0000000000003791/115613/Emergency-Airway-Management-in-Patients-with-COVID

Asthma drug budesonide shortens recovery time in non-hospitalised patients with COVID-19 — PRINCIPLE Trial

Inhaled budesonide, a common corticosteroid, is the first widely available, inexpensive drug found to shorten recovery times in COVID-19 patients aged over 50 who are treated at home and in other community settings, reports the PRINCIPLE trial in 1,779 participants. — Read on http://www.principletrial.org/news/asthma-drug-budesonide-shortens-recovery-time-in-non-hospitalised-patients-with-covid-19/

Emergency cricothyroidotomy and conversion tracheostomy in a patient with COVID-19: a case report | HKMJ

Hong Kong Med J 2021;27:Epub 7 Apr 2021 https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209062 Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. — Read on http://www.hkmj.org/earlyrelease/hkmj209062.htm

Why I had a COVID-19 vaccine when my turn came | InSight+

One of the most significant individual contributions that most of us can make to the lives and security of all the members of our community is to get vaccinated against COVID-19, writes Will Cairns — Read on insightplus.mja.com.au/2021/12/why-i-had-a-covid-19-vaccine-when-my-turn-came/

Trends in Geographic and Temporal Distribution of US Children With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome During the COVID-19 Pandemic | Pediatrics | JAMA Pediatrics | JAMA Network

This cross-sectional study describes the clinical characteristics and geographic and temporal distribution of the largest cohort of patients with multisystem in — Read on jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2778429

Post-vaccine headache in the Emergency Department: what you need to know. St Emlyn’s

I am sure you all saw the recent MHRA press release and guidance, discussing the issue of a possible link between the AstraZeneca COVID19 vaccine and… Post-vaccine headache in the Emergency Department: what you need to know. St Emlyn’s

‘This is such a serious disease’: Inside an ICU patient transfer as COVID-19 cases rise | CTV News

While patients get sicker and ICUs continue to fill up, critical care physicians are transporting patients between hospitals to free up beds in some of Ontario’s hardest hit regions. — Read on http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/this-is-such-a-serious-disease-inside-an-icu-patient-transfer-as-covid-19-cases-rise-1.5381715

Persistent symptoms up to four months after community and hospital‐managed SARS‐CoV‐2 infection | The Medical Journal of Australia

Persistent symptoms up to four months after community and hospital‐managed SARS‐CoV‐2 infection | The Medical Journal of Australia — Read on http://www.mja.com.au/journal/2021/214/6/persistent-symptoms-four-months-after-community-and-hospital-managed-sars-cov-2

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

Suspected Vaccine Induced Prothrombotic Immune Thrombocytopenia (VIPIT): THANZ Advisory Statement April 2021

Suspected Vaccine Induced Prothrombotic Immune Thrombocytopenia (VIPIT): THANZ Advisory Statement — Read on http://www.thanz.org.au/news/suspected-vaccine-induced-prothrombotic-immune-thrombocytopenia-vipit-thanz-advisory-statement-check-for-weekly-updates