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Coronavirus resources

With its role as information provider for UHI and NHS Highland the Library has complied this page of resources.  Thanks to all contributors.  The page is intended to provide links to up to date information relating to the Coronavirus.  The bulk of the information is open access, but some is restricted.

Organisational resources

Health Protection Scotland COVID-19 information page - https://www.hps.scot.nhs.uk/a-to-z-of-topics/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov/

Public Health England COVID-19 information page - https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/wuhan-novel-coronavirus

The World Health Organization suite of resources on the virus - https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

The World Health Organization has also made a database on the virus available - https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/global-research-on-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suite of resources on the virus - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/index.html

The UK Department of Health suite of resources on the virus- https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/wuhan-novel-coronavirus

NHSinform COVID-19 information page - https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19

Interesting discussion on coronviruses including the current one - Disease Briefing: Coronaviruses - https://clarivate.com/wp-content/uploads/dlm_uploads/2020/01/CORONAVIRUS-REPORT-3.6.2020_v1.pdf

Live online real time updating textbook from PubMed - Features, Evaluation and Treatment Coronavirus (COVID-19) - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK554776/

Clinical support resources

The Centre for Evidence Based Medicine in Oxford have a suite of resources - Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service https://www.cebm.net/oxford-covid-19/

NICE have started to develop a suite of rapid guidelines and evidence reviews on COVID-19 - https://www.nice.org.uk/covid-19

From the NHS Scotland Knowledge Network - Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information & Guidance - http://www.knowledge.scot.nhs.uk/home/announcements/wuhan-novel-coronavirus.aspx

Updated topic summary on virus from UpToDate (currently only available via NHS Highland network) - https://www.uptodate.com/contents/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19?search=sars%20cov%202&source=search_result&selectedTitle=1~49&usage_type=default&display_rank=1

Updated topic summary on virus from Dynamed (available via the Knowledge Network) - https://www-dynamed-com.knowledge.idm.oclc.org/condition/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov#GUID-B6252E0F-76EA-4497-8CEC-10C3CF81B36A__LI_VLB_XMM_MKB

Updated summary topic from ClinicalKey (available via the Knowledge Network) - https://www.clinicalkey.com/#!/content/67-s2.0-0e7112a3-e94d-4136-94ba-cfdf9242ea43

Overview on virus from BMJ Best Practice - https://bestpractice-bmj-com.knowledge.idm.oclc.org/topics/en-gb/3000165

Critical care support advice from the Cochrane Collaboration - Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to critical care - https://www.cochranelibrary.com/collections/doi/SC000039/full

Imperial College London COVID19 reports - https://www.imperial.ac.uk/mrc-global-infectious-disease-analysis/covid-19/

 NIHR Innovation Observatory > COVID-19 Updates - http://www.io.nihr.ac.uk/covid-19-updates/

A number of publishers have also made parts of their scientific collections relating to the virus freely available

Wiley Resources - https://secure.wiley.com/Coronavirus2020

Elsevier - https://www.elsevier.com/connect/coronavirus-information-center

Springer Nature - https://www.springernature.com/gp/researchers/campaigns/coronavirus

Set of resources from OVID - including access to GIDEON ((Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network) - https://tinyurl.com/sotwxl8

From the Nursing Standard - https://rcni.com/nursing-standard/covid-19

From our colleagues

Keith Nockels - Librarian at University of Leicester - Novel coronavirus (WN-CoV, nCoV) outbreak, China - http://browsing.blogspot.com/2020/01/outbreak-of-novel-coronavirus.html

Public Health England Knowledge and Library Services Team - Finding the evidence - Coronavirus - https://phelibrary.koha-ptfs.co.uk/coronavirusinformation/

Twitter feed from Weston Area Health NHS Trust - https://twitter.com/i/lists/1237358193967337472

COVID-19: a living systematic map of the evidence - http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/Projects/DepartmentofHealthandSocialCare/Publishedreviews/COVID-19Livingsystematicmapoftheevidence/tabid/3765/Default.aspx

Resources from the Italian Health Librarians - https://gidif-rbm.org/2020/03/19/covid-19-la-ricerca-nei-database-e-le-risorse-open-degli-editori/

Resources from the Australian Health Librarians - https://www.alia.org.au/groups/HLA/covid-19-live-literature-searches

RSS Feed from Pubmed - results below:  for full search click here

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