The HKMJ team has collated some of the latest information on COVID-19 for our readers.
 
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Articles related to COVID-19 published in the Hong Kong Medical Journal
  • Lung DC, Kwan MYW, Chow CB. Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2: ventilation improvement strategies in preparation for school re-opening. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Aug 30. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj215122
  • Wang HHX, Chen L, Ding H, Huang J, Wong MCS. Scientific research on COVID-19 conducted in Hong Kong in 2020. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Aug 16. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj215121
  • Kwan MYW, Chua GT, Chow CB, et al. mRNA COVID vaccine and myocarditis in adolescents. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Aug 16. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj215120
  • Lung PY, Au SY, Fong KM, et al. Preventing the spread of COVID-19 from chest drains. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Aug 11. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209149
  • Chan HLY, Wong GLH, Wong VWS, et al. Questionnaire survey on knowledge, attitudes, and behaviour towards viral hepatitis among the Hong Kong public. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Jul 23. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj219463
  • Zee JST, Lai KTW, Ho MKS, et al. Serological response to mRNA and inactivated COVID-19 vaccine in healthcare workers in Hong Kong: preliminary results. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Jun 24. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj219605
  • Li VWT, Wan TTW. COVID-19 control and preventive measures: a medico-legal analysis. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Jun 11. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209047
  • Au SCL, Ko CKL. Ocular stroke and COVID-19. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Jun 11. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj219296
  • Yeung KSK, Kwok CY, Chow YF. Anaesthesia in a patient with COVID-19 undergoing elective lower segment caesarean section: a case report. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Jun 11. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208944
  • Tse WWY, Kwan MYW. Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of children. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Jun 7. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj215118
  • Lee WY, Mok A, Chung JPW. Potential effects of COVID-19 on reproductive systems and fertility; assisted reproductive technology guidelines and considerations: a review. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 15. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209078
  • Lau YL. Looking beyond COVID-19 as a pandemic. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 12. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj215114
  • Wang SSY, Teo WZY, Hsu LY. Managing parallel COVID-19 epidemics in a single country. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 9. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209083
  • Abdel-Moneim A. COVID-19-associated pancreatic dysfunction. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 9. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209056
  • Leung KKY, Chu SPW, Hon KL, Leung TF. Paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome and COVID-19: another novel syndrome?. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 9. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208694
  • Leung KKY, Hon KL, Wang MHT, Ng DKK, Ip P. Paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome and COVID-19: another novel syndrome?. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 9. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208681
  • Lawrie F, Nestor C. Returning to standard surgical practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 8. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208760
  • Mak ST, Fung KSC, Li KKW. Formulation of a departmental COVID-19 contingency plan for contact tracing and facilities management. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 7. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208670
  • Chan AKC, Tsang CF, Chui SF, et al. Managing acute myocardial infarction in patients with COVID-19 at a cardiac catheterisation laboratory. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 7. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209046
  • Fung ACH, Tsui BSY, Wong SYS, Tam YH. Self-inserted foreign bodies during COVID-19: two case reports. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 7. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208858
  • Lau YF, Wong FKC, Kwan PKC. Emergency cricothyroidotomy and conversion tracheostomy in a patient with COVID-19: a case report. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 7. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209062
  • Leung WLH, Yu ELM, Wong SC, et al. Findings from the first public COVID-19 temporary test centre in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Apr 1. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208909
  • Kaler J, Hussain A, Azim D, Ali S, Nasim S. Optimising vitamin D levels in patients with COVID-19. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Mar 29. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208824
  • Tam VCW, Tam SY, Khaw ML, et al. A Behavioural insights and attitudes on community masking during the initial spread of COVID-19 in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Mar 25. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209015
  • Leung KKY, Ku SW, Fung RCM, et al. Airway management in children with COVID-19. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Mar 10. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208709
  • Yee CH, Wong HF, Tam MHM, et al. Effect of SARS and COVID-19 outbreaks on urology practice and training. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Feb 26. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208822
  • Liow Y, Loh VWK, Goh LH, et al. COVID-19 primary care response and challenges in Singapore: a tale of two curves. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Feb 2. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208764
  • Chiang KY, Ip MSM, Lui MMS. Community continuous positive airway pressure therapy and non-invasive ventilation use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Feb 2. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208658
  • Wang SSY, Teo WZY. Perils of pandemic waves in COVID-19. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Feb 2. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208723
  • Lee CH, Ng PY, Pang SYY, Lam DCL, Lau CS. Successfully conducting an objective structured clinical examination with real patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Feb 2. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208839
  • Joynt GM, Leung AKH, Ho CM, et al. Admission triage tool for adult intensive care unit admission in Hong Kong during the COVID-19 outbreak. Hong Kong Med J 2021 Jan 28. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209033
  • Gao J, Zhang S, Zhou K, et al. Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of patients with COVID-19 from a designated hospital in Hangzhou City: a retrospective observational study. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Nov 12. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208693
  • Hui PW, Ma G, Seto MTY, et al. Effect of COVID-19 on delivery plans and postnatal depression scores of pregnant women. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Nov 5. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208774
  • Bin Arif T, Khalid S, Siddiqui MS, et al. Incidence, patterns, risk factors, and histopathological findings of liver injury in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a scoping review. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Oct 30. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208732
  • Hui KK. Povidone-iodine and carrageenan are candidates for SARS-CoV-2 infection control [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Oct;26(5):464. Epub 9 Oct 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208889
  • Lam PT. Self-reflections after disbandment of palliative care unit during COVID-19 pandemic [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Oct;26(5):463. Epub 9 Oct 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208654
  • Jahangir M, Nawaz M, Nanjiani D, Siddiqui MS. Clinical manifestations and outcomes of COVID-19 in the paediatric population: a systematic review. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Sep 30. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208646
  • Wang Y, Luo S, Zhou CS, Wen ZQ, Chen W, Chen W, Liao WH, Liu J, Yang Y, Shi JC, Liu SD, Xia F, Yan ZH, Lu X, Chen T, Yan F, Zhang B, Zhang DY, Sun ZY. Clinical and radiological characteristics of COVID-19: a multicentre, retrospective, observational study. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Aug 27. Epub ahead of print.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208725
  • Li SK, Ng FH, Ma KF, Luk WH, Lee YC, Yung KS. Patterns of COVID-19 on computed tomography imaging. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Aug;26(4):289–93. Epub 30 Jul 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208521
  • To KKW, Yuen KY. Responding to COVID-19 in Hong Kong [Editorial]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):164–6. Epub 11 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj205101
  • Wong SYS, Kwok KO. Role of computed tomography imaging in identifying COVID-19 cases [Editorial]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):167–8. Epub 11 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj205099
  • Lee KYT, Kwan AWS, Que TL. Workflow updates to maintain clinical services and reduce utilisation of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 outbreak [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):263–4. Epub 5 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208478
  • Leung KKY, Hon KL, Qian SY, Cheng FWT. Contrasting evidence for corticosteroid treatment for coronavirus-induced cytokine storm [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):269–71. Epub 5 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208517
  • Hon KL, Leung KKY. Paediatrics is a big player of COVID-19 in Hong Kong [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):265–6. Epub 5 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208546
  • Lin WL, Hon KL, Leung KKY, Lin ZX. Roles and challenges of traditional Chinese medicine in COVID-19 in Hong Kong [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):268–9. Epub 5 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208564
  • Law SK, Leung AWN, Xu C. Are face masks useful for limiting the spread of COVID-19? [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):267–8. Epub 5 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208566
  • Law SK, Leung AWN, Xu C. Is reinfection possible after recovery from COVID-19? [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):264–5. Epub 5 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208601
  • Leung JSM. Impact of COVID-19 as a vertical infection in late pregnancy [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):271–2. Epub 5 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208655
  • Xue W, Lam C, Yeung HH, Wong CS, Chan VLY, Wong YS. Travel restrictions in the rising COVID-19 pandemic. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):255–7. Epub 3 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208554
  • Tan T, Yee CH, Ng CF, Teoh JYC. COVID-19 and the history of antiseptic surgery: how to tackle these little beasts. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):258–9. Epub 3 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208617
  • Yu EYT, Leung WLH, Wong SYS, Liu KSN, Wan EYF, for the HKCFP Executive and Research Committee. How are family doctors serving the Hong Kong community during the COVID-19 outbreak? A survey of HKCFP members. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):176–83. Epub 1 Jun 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208606
  • Wong DHT, Tang EWH, Njo A, Chu CKL, Chau SKY, Chow TL, Lim HS, Fung KSC, Li KKW. Risk stratification protocol to reduce consumption of personal protective equipment for emergency surgeries during COVID-19 pandemic. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):252–4. Epub 5 May 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208533
  • Woo SC, Yung KS, Wong T, Yu ELM, Li SK, Chan HF, Chan CH, Lee YC, Chan JMC, Leung WS. Imaging findings of critically ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia: a case series. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):236–9. Epub 29 Apr 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208441
  • Ng FH, Li SK, Lee YC, Ma JKF. Temporal changes in computed tomography of COVID-19 pneumonia with perilobular fibrosis. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):250–1.e1-2. Epub 29 Apr 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208490
  • Kwok HM, Wong SC, Ng TF, Yung KS, Luk WH, Ma KF, Chik TSH. High-resolution computed tomography in a patient with COVID-19 with non-diagnostic serial radiographs. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Jun;26(3):248–9.e1–3. Epub 29 Apr 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208426
  • Hon KL, Leung KKY. Severe acute respiratory symptoms and suspected SARS again 2020 [Letter]. Hong Kong Med J 2020 Feb;26(1):78–9.
    https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj208375
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