COVID-19 Evidence Sources

The National Health Library and Knowledge Service (NHLKS) librarians have collated a selection of key evidence sources on the Coronavirus Covid-19 including point of care tool summaries, articles collections and evidence summaries.

Evidence Summaries

The NHLKS Evidence team are creating updated rapid evidence reviews and evidence summaries on COVID19. These are available HERE>>

Maps and country updates

World Health Organisation Situation map Regularly updated map of current cases

Map of Covid-19 cases in Ireland. Visual display of county by county, demographic breakdown and rate of progression of Covid-19 cases in Ireland.

John’s Hopkins University Coronavirus resource centre map Tracks the spread of confirmed cases by country

Point of Care Tools

Click to acces Best Practice Covid19 subject overview

BMJ Best Practice

The BMJ Best Practice topic overview provides an evidence overview on epidemiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and follow up. Includes patient information leaflet.

BMJ Best Practice has been made openly available by NHLKS to anyone in Ireland, no username or password is required for access. Download the app for offline access.

UpToDate

UpToDate’s Coronavirus Covid-19 topic alert provides a summary of the clinical features, evaluation, management and prevention of Covid19

Guidance

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Global surveillance for human infection with novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Interim guidance from WHO on monitoring and detecting covid19

BMJ Best Practice Diagnostic guidelines

Collection of guidelines for testing and treatment

HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre – Guidance for healthcare workers and professionals

Collection of guidance for Irish health professionals assessing and treating covid19 patients.

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) – Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and pregnancy.

Cochrane Library
Coronavirus (COVID-19): infection control and prevention measures

Outline of infection control measures.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) evidence collection

Literature Collections

Breaking research on Covid-19

Updated ReadQXMD collection of articles related to Covid-19

EPPI Living systematic map of evidence

Real time updates to new research on Covid-19 in a range of disciplines

PubMed LitCov

Regularly updated literature hub for up-to-date articles on novel Coronavirus covid19. 


Publisher Collections

The Lancet

Lancet coronavirus collection

BMJ Coronavirus news & research

Collated updates on coronavirus from BMJ publications

Elsevier

Elsevier connect coronavirus information centre

JAMA

Coronavirus alert, collection of articles and updates on covid19