COVID-19 open source sources of information

27 Mar 2020

Maps

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus

 

Models and population level data

Modelling from Imperial College, London https://www.imperial.ac.uk/about/covid-19/

Mortality rates by country by infection rate by age https://www.bmj.com/content/368/bmj.m1052/rr-0

Editorial BMJ 2020-03-26 from our Chair of Research and colleagues:  Covid-19: risk factors for severe disease and death: http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmj.m1198?ijkey=EaaXnzkhvi8nfTj&keytype=ref
 

General guidance for primary care

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

Ireland: https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/guidance/primarycareguidance/

UK: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wn-cov-guidance-for-primary-care/wn-cov-interim-guidance-for-primary-care

NHS Scotland: http://bit.ly/2vpLIm9    

Nursing Times: Novel coronavirus: key questions and answers on the outbreak | Nursing Times

Italy: http://www.salute.gov.it/portale/nuovocoronavirus/dettaglioContenutiNuovoCoronavirus.jsp?lingua=italiano&id=5351&area=nuovoCoronavirus&menu=vuoto

Portugal: https://covid19.min-saude.pt/

Spain: https://www.mscbs.gob.es/profesionales/saludPublica/ccayes/alertasActual/nCov-China/home.htm

Spain for pharmacists: https://www.portalfarma.com/Profesionales/campanaspf/Asesoramiento-salud-publica/infeccion-coronavirus-2019-nCoV/Paginas/default.aspx 

Pulmonary rehabilitation resource pack from British Thoracic Society when face-to-face is not possible: https://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk/about-us/covid-19-information-for-the-r...
 

Rural and remote

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine: https://www.acrrm.org.au/support/clinicians/community-support/coronavirus-support

US Rural Health Information Hub https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/topics/covid-19 and  NRHA https://www.ruralhealthweb.org/programs/resources/covid-19-resources

Manitoba, Canada: https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/providers/

Rural Doctors of Southern Africa (downloadable PDF)  

 

Emerging treatment questions for primary care including about people with COPD and/or asthma

Centre for Evidence Based Medicine (CEBM) at Oxford University https://www.cebm.net/oxford-covid-19/  eg using inhaled steroids in asthma
GINA: https://ginasthma.org/recommendations-for-inhaled-asthma-controller-medi... and https://ginasthma.org/covid-19-gina-answers-to-frequently-asked-question...
China: Special presentation to WHO-GARD 19 March 2020 from Dr. Bin Cao – Chinese Guideline of Diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 https://gard-breathefreely.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID-19-China-guideline_BCao.pdf
Portuguese: https://evidentiamedica.com/covid19-evidentia/


Education for primary care

Royal College of GPs, UK https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=373 including palliative care


WHO Statements 
https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

 

Information for the public 

WHO Q&A for the public https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses

Patient charity: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America https://community.aafa.org/blog/coronavirus-2019-ncov-flu-what-people-with-asthma-need-to-know (useful chart comparing symptoms of COVID-19, colds, influenza and allergies)

Patient charity: Asthma UK https://www.asthma.org.uk/advice/triggers/coronavirus-covid-19/ 

 

Repositories of peer-reviewed papers

LitCovid https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/research/coronavirus/

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

Lancet Respiratory Medicinehttps://www.thelancet.com/coronavirus

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

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

 

Other Information

Rapidly updated guidance on treatment Internet Book of Critical Care: https://emcrit.org/ibcc/COVID19/

WHO-GARD https://gard-breathefreely.org/covid19/

Royal College of GPs, UK https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=373

Australian College for Emergency Medicine: Managing COVID-19 across the Indo-Pacific: A guide for emergency departments with limited resources

 

 

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