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EXPLAINER: What happens if I test positive to COVID-19?

19 July, 2021
With the recent COVID-19 outbreak in NSW and Victoria, it’s timely to revisit what happens if you test positive with COVID-19.  With so much media commentary and coverage from all over the globe it can be hard for clinicians and consumers to sort fact from fiction. The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce is a coalition of 32 peak health organisations...
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Saving lives safely: Taskforce issues guidance on CPR during the pandemic

22 October, 2020
Healthcare workers and trained first aid responders are being urged not to delay commencing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce,...
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COVERAGE: A/Prof Julian Elliott on Trump treatment

7 October, 2020
Our Executive Director, A/Prof Julian Elliott spoke with Liam Mannix from The Age and Sydney Morning Herald about President Trump's treatment for COVID-19.      
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Weekly Communique #23

17 September, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW New recommendations on VTE prophylaxis for pregnant and postpartum women The Pregnancy and Perinatal Care Panel together with the Expert Advisory Group have developed four new consensus...
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Weekly Communique #16

30 July, 2020
Dear colleagues, On behalf of all members of the Taskforce, we would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge our Victorian colleagues caring for people with COVID-19 during...
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Weekly Communique #14

16 July, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW This week we experienced a shift in the level of alert among the clinicians who form Australia's frontline healthcare response to COVID-19, particularly in Victoria....
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Taskforce makes recommendation for use of dexamethasone for patients receiving oxygen

3 July, 2020
The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce today gave a conditional recommendation for use of dexamethasone for the treatment of people with COVID-19 who are receiving oxygen or mechanical ventilation. The...
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Weekly Communique #12

2 July, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW Taskforce makes first recommendation on Dexamethasone The Taskforce has made two conditional recommendations on the use of dexamethasone in treatment of patients with COVID-19: Consider...
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Weekly Communique #11

25 June, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW Dexamethasone now under review by the Taskforce Following Tuesday's (23 June) pre-print release of results of the dexamethesaone arm of the UK's RECOVERY study, the...
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Weekly Communique #10

18 June, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW Dexamethasone and RECOVERY Trial  Oxford University's media release detailing preliminary results from the dexamethasone arm of the RECOVERY Trial dominated international headlines. In response, the...
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Statement from the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce on media release of results of dexamethasone arm of the UK RECOVERY Trial

17 June, 2020
The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce (the Taskforce) has noted the media release of preliminary results from the dexamethasone arm of the RECOVERY (Randomised Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY)...
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