Dr Hairy’s Podcast No 6

http://www.drhairy.org/index.php/dr-hairys-research-podcasts – Dr David Hindmarsh and myself discuss recent articles from the medical press. This month, unsurprisingly, it’s all about covid-19 and how the crisis is being dealt with:

  • PHE upgrades protective kit advice, BMJ m1391
  • Experts Question New Guidance to reuse PPE, BMJ m1577
  • ‘Publish UK’s self-isolation evidence’, BMJ m1571
  • Concern at lack of clarity over change of ibuprofen advice, BMJ m1555
  • Avoid NSAIDs for fever in patients with suspected covid-19, NICE advises, BMJ m1409
  • Tackling covid-19: are the costs worth the benefits?, BMJ m1496
  • Why does Germany’s covid-19 case fatality rate seem so low?, BMJ m1395
  • Deaths of NHS staff from covid-19 analysed, HSJ, https://www.hsj.co.uk/exclusive-deaths-of-nhs-staff-from-covid-19-analysed/7027471.article
  • Shameful neglect of social care in the pandemic, BMJ m1465