COVID19 Resources

Scientific:

Information from ACRRM. This has an Australian focus but very useful information https://www.acrrm.org.au/support/clinicians/community-support/coronavirus-support

A useful document from The Rural Doctors Association of South Africa RuDASA COVID-19 in a Rural Setting-1

US Rural Health Information Hub https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/topics/covid-19

United States: NRHA https://www.ruralhealthweb.org/programs/resources/covid-19-resources

Manitoba, Canada: Provincial coronavirus resources for health-care providers and staff https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/providers/

INSERM (the national French research institute) and the REACTing collaborative network are doing a bi-weekly literature review of the most relevant articles published on COVID19 .  https://reacting.inserm.fr

Useful video to explain Covid-19 to the lay public https://youtu.be/BtN-goy9VOY

More from ACRRM:

Covid-19 resource page: https://www.acrrm.org.au/support/clinicians/community-support/coronavirus-support

Quick Guide to setting up telehealth in your practice: https://www.acrrm.org.au/docs/default-source/all-files/quick-guide-to-getting-started-with-telehealth-in-primary-care_factsheet.pdf?sfvrsn=90fcb379_2

Organising telehealth services in your practice: https://www.acrrm.org.au/docs/default-source/all-files/organising-telehealth-services-in-your-practice-factsheet-final_v3.pdf?sfvrsn=2a5d74a_12

Rural Health Information Hub (USA) Covid-19: https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/topics/covid-19

Wonca Covid-19 webpage: https://www.globalfamilydoctor.com/Resources/COVID19.aspx

BMJ: Overview of Coronaviruses https://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/3000165

Please use in conjunction with the usual Palliative Care Guidelines http://www.wmcares.org.uk/wmpcp/guide/

Take a look at a video explaining the ROTH Tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-A1qX4_ns0&feature=youtu.be

New Yorker Magazine: Keeping the Coronavirus from Infecting Health-Care Workers 5976 – Australasia – Why we need better rural and remote health, now more than ever

NEJM https://www.nejm.org/coronavirus

BMJ https://www.bmj.com/coronavirus

Lancet https://www.thelancet.com/coronavirus

JAMA https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/pages/coronavirus-alert

UPTODATE https://www.uptodate.com/contents/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

EBSCO https://covid-19.ebscomedical.com

Cochrane https://www.cochranelibrary.com/collections/doi/SC000039/full

ACRRM’s rural Covid response is expanding and certainly worth a look https://www.acrrm.org.au/support/clinicians/community-support/coronavirus-support

The Rural Doctors Association of Australia: https://www.rdaa.com.au/resources/covid-19

National Rural Health Alliance (Australia): https://www.ruralhealth.org.au/news/covid-19-update

RCGP (UK) Covid-19 resource pagehttps://www.rcgp.org.uk/policy/rcgp-policy-areas/covid-19-coronavirus.aspx

BMJ Journals: Family Medicine and Community Health Contributions and challenges of general practitioners in China fighting against the novel coronavirus crisis A useful commentary by Wonca President Donald Lee and our colleague Professor Zhu https://fmch.bmj.com/content/8/2/e000361

Rural Information Hub (USA) Covid Resource Pagehttps://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/topics/covid-19?htm_source=racupdate&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=update031120

National Rural Health Alliance (Australia): Australian Psychological SocietyMaintaining your mental health during social isolationhttps://www.psychology.org.au/getmedia/d7cb8abd-3192-4b8f-a245-ace9b8ef44d5/20APS-IS-COVID-19-Isolation-P1.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=200320_APSUpdate_allmembers&utm_content=200320_APSUpdate_allmembers+CID_3fbd2587a8667e11881c88851294059b&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=more

Timmerman Report (USA): What not to do: Lessons from Spain’s Cavalier Response to Covid -19: Barnat Ollehttps://timmermanreport.com/2020/03/what-not-to-do-lessons-from-spains-cavalier-response-to-covid-19/

Covid Symptom Tracker https://covid.joinzoe.com

How to Get Started with Telehealth – ACRRM webinar recording To meet the immediate needs of members, the College held a webinar yesterday with telehealth expert and member Dr Shannon Nott. The webinar, which covers the basics on telehealth implementation can be watched here. The College also recently released two factsheets on getting started with Telehealth – the quick guide can be found here and the best-practice guide to getting started can be found here. The College is collecting questions from members through connect@acrrm or you can seek assistance by emailing ehealth@acrrm.org.au  https://au.bbcollab.com/collab/ui/session/playback

BMJ: Covid-19: a remote assessment in primary care            https://www.bmj.com/content/bmj/368/bmj.m1182.full.pdf

UK NHS: Mental health and wellbeing, If you’re feeling stressed, anxious or depressed, or just want to feel happier, we’re here to help. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/

Help for patients dealing with mental health crisis or emergency https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/mental-health-services/dealing-with-a-mental-health-crisis-or-emergency/

Mental Health helplines (UK) + information services https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/

New Zealand Rural General Practice Network: Covid Information Page https://rgpn.org.nz/need-information-about-covid-19/

WHO resource page – https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Free access to books and other resources by Cambridge press – https://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/covid-19-resources-and-information

Covid19 research paper collection (by : Sachin j shah) https://t.co/aLm1Eip6yP

Google – https://www.google.com/covid19/

RCGP (UK) Covid-19 resource page https://www.rcgp.org.uk/policy/rcgp-policy-areas/covid-19-coronavirus.aspx

ACRRM’s rural Covid response is expanding and certainly worth a look https://www.acrrm.org.au/support/clinicians/community-support/coronavirus-support

Rural Doctors Association of Australia https://www.rdaa.com.au/resources/covid-19

National Rural Health Alliance (Australia) https://www.ruralhealth.org.au/news/covid-19-update

The George Institute for Global Health https://www.georgeinstitute.org.in/covid-19

CDC: Pandemic Influenza Triage Tools :User Guide https://www.cdc.gov/cpr/healthcare/pan-flu-app/files/PITA-UserGuide.pdf

JAMA: Conserving Supply of Personal Protective Equipment—A Call for Ideas https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2763590

Covid-19: Support Doctors How to manage stress and anxiety through the crisis. Valuable video from a webinar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2LQEpJPfcM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1QYCoyZJYabwSTmerXY2d5ggQAUPgwyGlxU5mMI7shgtFlIjuI92IsFzI

Hong Kong College of Family Physicians: Covid-19 Hub http://www.hkcfp.org.hk/pages_10_2095.html

Editorials/Blog/commentary

Contributions and challenges of general practitioners in China fighting against the novel coronavirus crisis  https://fmch.bmj.com/content/8/2/e000361

Keeping the Coronavirus from Infecting Health-Care Workers https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/keeping-the-coronavirus-from-infecting-health-care-workers

Why we need better rural and remote health, now more than ever https://www.rrh.org.au/journal/article/5976

National UK programme of community health workers for COVID-19 response https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30735-2/fulltext

Blog – https://globalgpproject.com/

History in a Crisis — Lessons for Covid-19:   https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp2004361

RuralWonca: Rural Seeds: Rural Success Stories: Dr Daunuta Ramos Duarte Telehealth against the Coronavirus https://ruralhealthsuccess.blogspot.com/2020/03/rural-telehealth-against-coronavirus.html

IASC : Interim Briefing Note Addressing Mental Health and Psychosocial Aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak (developed by the IASC’s Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support) https://interagencystandingcommittee.org/iasc-reference-group-mental-health-and-psychosocial-support-emergency-settings/interim-briefing

The Lancet: Planetary Health: The Tale of two emergencies https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanplh/article/PIIS2542-5196(20)30062-0/fulltext

RDA Response: Think COVID-19 won’t reach your rural town? Think again! https://www.rdaa.com.au/documents/item/992?sfns=mo

WHO:Global Research on Coronavirus (Covid-19) Global research database if you need it! https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/global-research-on-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov?sfns=mo

WHO:Coping with Stress during Covid-19 OUTBREAK https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/coping-with-stress.pdf?sfvrsn=9845bc3a_2

Helping children coping with stress: https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/helping-children-cope-with-stress-print.pdf?sfvrsn=f3a063ff_2

EPI-WIN: WHO information network for epidemics, Great resource for all health professions and patientshttps://www.who.int/teams/risk-communication

WHO: All visual Tools; Mythbusters: A whole range of signs and posters to educate patients and communities. + useful video on how to protect yourself (for patients) https://www.who.int/teams/risk-communication/all-resources

NRHA Breaks Down the Rural Impact of the Latest COVID-19 Stimulus Package https://www.ruralhealthweb.org/blogs/ruralhealthvoices/march-2020/nrha-breaks-down-rural-covid-19-stimulus-impact?viewmode=0

Oklahoma Office of Rural Health Presents: Covid-19 Responses for Rural Hospitals Recorded webinar:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkAKnLElPXs&feature=youtu.be

Help in Troubled Times: https://www.globalfamilydoctor.com/News/Helpintroublingtimes.aspx

How To Perform the 4-7-8 Breathing Exercise | Andrew Weil, M.D: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRPh_GaiL8s

Medscape CME: How Is COVID-19 Affecting HCP Emotional and Mental Health? Online course: Authors: Authors: News Author: Ken Terry; CME Authors: Charles P. Vega, MD, and Esther Nyarko, PharmD: https://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/927485?src=wnl_tpal_200328_mscpedu&uac=24764ER&impID=2327524

UK Mental Health Foundation: Looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak

UK NHS: Mental wellbeing while staying at home: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-staying-at-home-tips/

CDC: Stress and Coping: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fprepare%2Fmanaging-stress-anxiety.html

Podcast Episode: COVID-19 Pandemic: Are Disadvantaged Communities at Higher Risk? http://www.movementislifecaucus.com/mil_podcast/covid-19-pandemic-are-disadvantaged-communities-at-higher-risk/

Nature: Seven tips to manage your mental health and well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00933-5

The Lancet: Child and Adolescent Health: Mental health considerations for children quarantined: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanchi/article/PIIS2352-4642(20)30096-1/fulltext

Rural Doctors of South Africa (Rudasa): Rural doctors raise concerns over COVID-19 fear Hear Lungile Hobe, RuDASA Exec Chair, speak about the concerns of the Rural Doctors of South Africa https://www.sabcnews.com/sabcnews/rural-doctors-raise-concerns-over-covid-19-fears/

Rudasa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Other Resources: https://knowledgetranslation.co.za/resources/

https://ktu-online-school.thinkific.com/courses/covid-19

Telephone consultations BMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1047 (Published 29 March 2018)Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1047 https://www.bmj.com/content/360/bmj.k1047.full

University of Michigan: Inpatient Guidance for Treatment of Covid-19 in Adults and Children http://www.med.umich.edu/asp/pdf/adult_guidelines/COVID-19-treatment.pdf

HIFA – Healthcare Information For All: https://www.hifa.org/search/node/covid-19

American Veterinary Medical Association: Can veterinarians prevent the next pandemic? https://www.avma.org/javma-news/2020-04-15/can-veterinarians-prevent-next-pandemic

 

News:

Forbes: How the Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic is impacting Rural America https://www.forbes.com/sites/claryestes/2020/03/17/coronavirus-and-rural-america/

The Atlantic: Rural America Isn’t Ready for a Pandemic: In West Virginia, the health infrastructure—one required for a response to the coronavirus—has been hollowed out. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/west-virginia-doesnt-need-coronavirus-too/608239/

BBC report: Coronavirus: Why are Australia’s remote Aboriginal communities at risk?  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-51971891

offers an important reflection on mental health in the pandemic (although written specifically for the South African context, the principles are universal): https://bhekisisa.org/opinion/2020-03-23-coronavirus-south-africa-mental-health-support-how-to-cope-social-solidarity-covid19/#.XnhrmK3A9Y4.mailto

offers an important reflection on mental health in the pandemic (although written specifically for the South African context, the principles are universal): https://bhekisisa.org/opinion/2020-03-23-coronavirus-south-africa-mental-health-support-how-to-cope-social-solidarity-covid19/#.XnhrmK3A9Y4.mailto

New Yorker Magazine: Keeping the Coronavirus from Infecting Health-Care Workers https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/keeping-the-coronavirus-from-infecting-health-care-workers

NPR (USA) Coronavirus Threatens Rural Hospitals Already At The Financial Brinkhttps://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/21/819207625/coronavirus-threatens-rural-hospitals-already-at-the-financial-brink?t=1585142157914

The Health Care Blog (USA):COVID-19 Pandemic Puts Rural and Tribal Communities at Great Riskhttps://thehealthcareblog.com/blog/2020/03/24/covid-19-pandemic-puts-rural-and-tribal-communities-at-great-risk/

New Zealand: Stuff: Coronavirus: Isolating at holiday homes could overload rural health services https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/120573642/coronavirus-isolating-at-holiday-homes-could-overload-rural-health-services

The Guardian: Plea for tents ‘or anything’ to help with self-isolation in overcrowded Indigenous communities https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/25/plea-for-tents-or-anything-to-help-with-self-isolation-in-overcrowded-indigenous-communities

HO MOOC – www.openwho.org

BHEKISISA: Centre for Health Journalism: The Coronavirus outbreak & mental health: What you need to know https://bhekisisa.org/opinion/2020-03-23-coronavirus-south-africa-mental-health-support-how-to-cope-social-solidarity-covid19/#.XnhrmK3A9Y4.mailto

The Economic impact of Covid-19 in Low & Middle Income Countries David Evans and Mead Over https://www.cgdev.org/blog/economic-impact-covid-19-low-and-middle-income-countries#.Xm1SDK5YgoA.facebook

What can Africa teach the world about beating the Coronavirus Video https://edition.cnn.com/2020/03/25/opinions/africa-ebola-lessons-coronavirus-speckhard/index.html

Nuffield Trust: Summit 2020 Session: Professor Chris Whitty (UK Chief Medical Officer) on trends and projections over the next 20 years, See implications for rural communities, especially in the wake of Covid-19 https://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/media/summit-2020-session-prof-chris-whitty-on-the-direction-of-health-trends-over-the-next-20-years

The Counter (USA): Pre-existing conditions, no sick leave and health insurance put farm workers at increased risk https://thecounter.org/farmworkers-uninsured-covid-19-coronavirus/

Brownfield (USA): No direct impact on Livestock, but Covid-19 does pose a threat to Agriculture Audio file https://brownfieldagnews.com/news/no-direct-impact-to-livestock-but-covid-19-does-pose-a-threat-to-ag/

Daily Yonder (USA): Rural Infection Rate Is Fraction of Rate in Major Cities Newly available data – problematic though it is – offers our first chance to look at which rural counties are reporting COVID-19. So far, nonmetropolitan counties account for only 3% of the total cases.  https://www.dailyyonder.com/rural-infection-rate-is-fraction-of-large-urban-rate/2020/03/24/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=RuralAssembly&utm_campaign=rural-infection-rate-is-fraction-of-rate-in-major-cities-

Second Opinion USA: Senator Bill Frist MD (Virginia) talks to Ann Mond Johnson (CEO American Telemedicine Association), Challenges both physical and ethical in rural areas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8JBMw_pg8g&feature=youtu.be&utm_content=123316137&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-38512058

 

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