Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristics of The Included Policy Documents

From: Assessment of health equity consideration in masking/PPE policies to contain COVID-19 using PROGRESS-plus framework: a systematic review

Author and Year Title Country HIC/LMIC Implementation Target
Abramowicz J S [25] ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement on Use Of Personal Protective Equipment And Hazard Mitigation In Relation To Sars-Cov-2 For Practitioners Undertaking Obstetric And Gynaecological Ultrasound Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Ağalar C [27] Protective Measures for Covid-19 For Healthcare Providers and Laboratory Personnel Turkey LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Amatya S [28] Management of New-borns Exposed To Mothers With Confirmed Or Suspected Covid-19 USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
American Academy of Ophthalmology [29] Important coronavirus updates for ophthalmologists USA HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
American Academy of Paediatrics [31] Initial guidance: Management of infants born to mothers with COVID-19 USA HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
American College of Cardiology [32] Catheterization Laboratory Considerations During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: From the ACC’s Interventional Council and SCAI USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
American Geriatrics Society [33] American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Policy Brief: COVID-19 and Assisted Living Facilities USA HIC National Population Wide
AOCMF [34] Recommendations on best practices for Maxillofacial Procedures during COVID 19 Pandemic Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Ashari M A [35] Strategies for radiology departments in handling the COVID-19 pandemic Malaysia LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Ayan A [36] Guide for nuclear medicine applications during the covid-19 outbreak Turkey LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Bann D V [37] Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on otolaryngologic surgery: Brief commentary USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Bann Darrin V [38] Best Practice Recommendations for Pediatric Otolaryngology during the COVID-19 Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Bein B [39] SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19: Evidence-Based Recommendations on Diagnosis and Therapy Germany HIC National Healthcare Workers
Bianco F [40] Preventing transmission among operating room staff during COVID-19 pandemic: the role of the Aerosol Box and other personal protective equipment Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Bikson M [41] Guidelines for TMS/tES clinical services and research through the COVID-19 pandemi Global HIC and LMIC Global Healthcare Workers
Boccalatte L A [42] Brief guideline for the prevention of COVID-19 infection in head and neck and otolaryngology surgeons Argentina HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China [23] Diagnosis and Treatment Protocol for Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia China LMIC National Healthcare Workers
CAG [43] COVID-19: Advice from the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology for Endoscopy Facilities Canada HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Capanna F [45] Preparing An Obstetric Unit In The Heart Of The Epidemic Strike Of Covid-19: Quick Reorganization Tips Switzerland, Spain, Russia, Austria, Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Cardinale F [46] Consensus Statement Of The Italian Society Of Pediatric Allergy And Immunology For The Pragmatic Management Of Children And Adolescents With Allergic Or Immunological Diseases During The Covid-19 Pandemic Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Carneiro A [47] Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Urologist’s clinical practice in Brazil: a management guideline proposal for low- and middle-income countries during the crisis period Brazil LMIC National Healthcare Workers
Casiraghi A [48] Operational Strategies of A Trauma Hub In Early Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Castelnuovo P [49] Skull Base Surgery During the Covid-19 Pandemic: The Italian Skull Base Society Recommendations Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
CDC [50] Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Frequently Asked Questions about Personal Protective Equipment. USA HIC National Population Wide
CDC [51] Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) When Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
CDC [52] Use of Masks to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19 USA HIC National Population Wide
CDC [53] Criteria for Return to Work for Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection (Interim Guidance) USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
CDC [54] Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic USA HIC Global Healthcare Workers
CDC [55] Standard Precautions for All Patient Care USA HIC National Patients
CDC [56] Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) USA HIC National Patients
CDC [57] Interim Guidance on Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Correctional and Detention Facilities USA HIC National Healthcare Workers
Chahar P [58] Airway Management Considerations In Patients With Covid-19 USA HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Chan T K [59] Universal Masking For Covid-19: Evidence, Ethics And Recommendations Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
Chandra A [60] Personal protective equipment (PPE) for vitreoretinal surgery during COVID-19 UK HIC Global Healthcare Workers
Chavez S [61] Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19): A Primer For Emergency Physicians USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Chawla D [62] Perinatal-Neonatal Management Of Covid-19 Infection - Guidelines Of The Federation Of Obstetric And Gynaecological Societies Of India (FOGSI), National Neonatology Forum Of India (NNF), And Indian Academy Of Paediatrics (IAP) India LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Chen W [64] To Protect Healthcare Workers Better, To Save More Lives China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Chen X C [65] Preventive and Control Measures for the Coronavirus Pandemic in Clinical Dentistry China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Chersich M F [66] Covid-19 In Africa: Care And Protection For Frontline Healthcare Workers Africa HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Ciavattini A [71] Expert Consensus From The Italian Society For Colposcopy And Cervico-Vaginal Pathology (SICPCV) For Colposcopy And Outpatient Surgery Of The Lower Genital Tract During The Covid-19 Pandemic Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
CMS [72] CMS Issues Recommendations to Re-Open Health Care Systems in Areas with Low Incidence of COVID-19 USA HIC National Healthcare Workers
Coccolini Federico [73] Surgery in COVID-19 patients: operational directives Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Communicable Disease Network Australia [195] Novel Coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) Infection: Part II - Respiratory Support in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Resource-limited Settings Australia HIC National Patients and healthcare workers
Copland M [74] Canadian Society Of Nephrology Covid-19 Rapid Response Team Home Dialysis Recommendations Canada HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Corburn J [75] Slum Health: Arresting COVID-19 and Improving Well-Being in Urban Informal Settlements Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
Couloigner V [76] Covid-19 And ENT Surgery France HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Crosby D L [77] Evidence-Based Guidelines for Management of Head and Neck Mucosal Malignancies during the COVID-19 Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Cui C [78] Approaching Otolaryngology Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Curigliano G [79] How To Guarantee The Best Of Care To Patients With Cancer During The Covid-19 Epidemic: The Italian Experience Italy HIC National Healthcare Workers
D’Aguanno V [80] Clinical Recommendations for Epistaxis Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Davenport M S [81] ACR Statement On Safe Resumption Of Routine Radiology Care During The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Day A T [82] Head And Neck Oncology During The Covid-19 Pandemic: Reconsidering Traditional Treatment Paradigms In Light Of New Surgical And Other Multilevel Risks USA HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Deepthi Ramamurthy [83] Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) -- Prerequisites, Rationale and Challenges during COVID 19 Pandemic India LMIC National Healthcare Workers
Demirbilek Y [84] Covid-19 Control, Example Of Ministry Of Health Of Turkey Turkey LMIC National Population Wide
Desai U [85] Guidance For Resumption Of Routine Electrodiagnostic Testing During The Covid-19 Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
DeSerres J J [86] Best Practice Guidelines For The Management Of Acute Craniomaxillofacial Trauma During The Covid-19 Pandemic Canada HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Dexter F [88] Perioperative COVID-19 Defense: An Evidence-Based Approach for Optimization of Infection Control and Operating Room Management USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
DGP [87] Recommendations for treatment of patients with COVID-19 from the palliative care perspective V2.0 Germany HIC National Healthcare Workers
Di Saverio [89] Coronavirus Pandemic And Colorectal Surgery: Practical Advice Based On The Italian Experience Italy HIC Institutional Population Wide
Dockery D M [91] The Ocular Manifestations And Transmission Of Covid-19: Recommendations For Prevention USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Dyal J W [92] COVID-19 Among Workers in Meat and Poultry Processing Facilities - 19 States, April 2020 USA HIC National Meat/poultry workers
Elli L [93] Endoscopy During The Covid-19 Outbreak: Experience And Recommendations From A Single Center In A High-Incidence Scenario Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Esposito S [94] To mask or not to mask children to overcome COVID-19 Italy HIC National Patients
Esposito S [95] Universal use of face masks for success against COVID-19: evidence and implications for prevention policies Italy & China HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [98] Infection prevention and control and preparedness for COVID-19 in healthcare settings - fourth update Europe HIC and LMIC National Healthcare Workers
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) [96] Infection Prevention and Control For the Care of Patients With 2019-nCoV in Healthcare Setting Europe HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [97] Infection prevention and control for the care of patients with 2019-nCoV in healthcare settings Europe HIC and LMIC National Healthcare Workers and Hospital Administration
Evidence-Based Medicine Chapter of China [128] A rapid advice guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infected pneumonia (standard version) China LMIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Fananapazir G [99] Reorganizing Cross-Sectional Interventional Procedures Practice During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Fawley N [100] Procedural sedation in the COVID-19 era USA HIC Institutional Patients
Fillingham Y A [101] Personal Protective Equipment: Current Best Practices for Orthopedic Teams USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Forrester J D [102] Precautions for Operating Room Team Members During the COVID-19 Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Francis N [103] SAGES and EAES recommendations for minimally invasive surgery during COVID-19 pandemic USA, UK, Italy, Spain HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Friese C R [104] Respiratory Protection Considerations For Healthcare Workers During The Covid-19 Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Furfaro F [105] SFED recommendations for IBD endoscopy during COVID-19 pandemic: Italian and French experience Italy and France HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Gackowski A [106] Echocardiography During The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Pandemic: Expert Opinion Of The Working Group On Echocardiography Of The Polish Cardiac Society Poland HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Galloro G [107] Safety in digestive endoscopy procedures in the covid era recommendations in progres of the italian society of digestive endoscopy Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Gemicioğlu Bilun [108] Turkish Thoracic Society Experts Consensus Report: Recommendations for Pulmonary Function Tests During and After COVID 19 Pandemic Turkey LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
George M [109] Proposal of a timing strategy for cholesteatoma surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic Oman, Italy, India HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Goh Ken Junyang [110] Preparing your intensive care unit for the COVID-19 pandemic: practical considerations and strategies Singapore HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Gorry C [111] Covid-19 Case Detection: Cuba’S Active Screening Approach Cuba LMIC National Population Wide
Gosling A F [112] Perioperative Considerations for Tracheostomies In The Era Of Covid-19 USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Government of Canada [113] Infection prevention and control for COVID-19: Second interim guidance for acute healthcare settings Canada HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Gupta Arti [114] Managing a COVID 19 patient at different health care and field level settings India LMIC Institutional Population Wide
Gupta P [115] Neurosurgery and Neurology Practices during the Novel COVID-19 Pandemic: A Consensus Statement from India India LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Ha J F [116] The covid-19 pandemic, personal protective equipment, and respirator: a narrative review Australia HIC Global Healthcare Workers
Haines S [117] Practical Considerations When Performing Neurodiagnostic Studies on Patients with COVID-19 and Other Highly Virulent Diseases USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Han G [118] Possibly Critical Role Of Wearing Masks In General Population In Controlling Covid-19 China LMIC Global Population Wide
Healthcare Purchasing News [119] CDC Updates Recommendations For Healthcare Supply Of PPE USA HIC National Healthcare Workers
Heldwein F L [120] A Systematic Review on Guidelines and Recommendations for Urology Standard of Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic UK, USA, China HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Higginson Ray [121] Paramedic Use Of PPE And Testing During The COVID-19 Pandemic UK HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Higginson Ray [122] Personal protective equipment and testing during the COVID-19 pandemic UK HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Hirschmann M T [123] COVID-19 coronavirus: recommended personal protective equipment for the orthopaedic and trauma surgeon Austria, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany, UK HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Hsieh T Y [124] A Guide To Facial Trauma Triage And Precautions In The Covid-19 Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Hu-Friedy [125] Best Practices For Hand Hygiene And Face Mask Use Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Iacucci M [126] Endoscopy In Inflammatory Bowel Diseases During The Covid-19 Pandemic And Post-Pandemic Period Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Islam M S [127] Examining the current intelligence on COVID-19 and infection prevention and control strategies in health settings: A global analysis Australia HIC Global Healthcare Workers
Jung F [129] How we should respond to the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 outbreak: A German perspective Germany HIC National Population Wide
Kabesch M [130] Successful Containment Of Covid-19 Outbreak In A Large Maternity And Perinatal Center While Continuing Clinical Service Germany HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Kligerman M P [131] Managing Head And Neck Cancer Patients With Tracheostomy Or Laryngectomy During The Covid-19 Pandemic USA and China HIC and LMIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Kluge S [132] German recommendations for critically ill patients with COVID-19 Germany HIC Institutional Patients
Korobelnik J F [133] Guidance for anti-VEGF intravitreal injections during the COVID-19 pandemic Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Kowalski L P [134] Covid-19 Pandemic: Effects And Evidence-Based Recommendations For Otolaryngology And Head And Neck Surgery Practice Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Lammers Marc J. W [135] Guidance For Otolaryngology Health Care Workers Performing Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures During The Covid-19 Pandemic Canada HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Lavinsky J [136] An Update On Covid-19 For The Otorhinolaryngologist – A Brazilian Association Of Otolaryngology And Cervicofacial Surgery (Aborl-Ccf) Position Statement Brazil LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Leboulanger N [137] Covid-19 And Ent Pediatric Otolaryngology During The Covid-19 Pandemic. Guidelines Of The French Association Of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (Afop) And French Society Of Otorhinolaryngology (Sforl) France HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Lescanne E [139] Best practice recommendations: ENT consultations during the COVID-19 pandemic France HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Leung C C [140] Mask Wearing To Complement Social Distancing And Save Lives During Covid-19 Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
Leung Chi Chiu [141] Mass Masking In The Covid-19 Epidemic: People Need Guidance Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
Li Zhijie [142] How Ophthalmologists should understand and respond to the current epidemic of novel coronavirus pneumonia China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Lie S A [143] Practical considerations for performing regional anesthesia: lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic Singapore HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Lim L W [144] Sustainable Practice Of Ophthalmology During Covid-19: Challenges And Solutions Singapore HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Lockhart S L [145] Personal protective equipment (PPE) for both anesthesiologists and other airway managers: principles and practice during the COVID-19 pandemic Canada HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Ludovico G [138] Hospital care in Departments defined as Covid-free: A proposal for a safe hospitalization protecting healthcare professionals and patients not affected by Covid 19 Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
MacIntyre C Raina [172] Community Universal Face Mask Use During The Covid 19 Pandemic-From Households To Travellers And Public Spaces USA HIC Global Population Wide
Matava C T [146] Pediatric Airway Management In Covid-19 Patients - Consensus Guidelines From The Society For Pediatric Anesthesia’S Pediatric Difficult Intubation Collaborative And The Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Mattei A [147] Guidelines of clinical practice for the management of swallowing disorders and recent dysphonia in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic France HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
McGrath B A [148] Multidisciplinary Guidance For Safe Tracheostomy Care During The Covid-19 Pandemic: The Nhs National Patient Safety Improvement Programme (Natpatsip) UK HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Micali G [149] The Italian dermatologic community facing COVID-19 pandemic: recommendation from the Italian society of dermatology and venereology Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Milad Abdi [24] Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in Iran: actions and problems Iran LMIC National Population Wide
Mujoomdar A [150] The Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology (CAIR) and Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) Guidelines for Interventional Radiology Procedures for Patients With Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Canada HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Mupparapu Mel [151] Dental Practitioners’ Role In The Assessment And Containment Of Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19): Evolving Recommendations From The Centers For Disease Control USA HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Mytrang H. Do [90] Recommendations For Personal Protective Equipment And Smoke Evacuation For Dermatologic Surgeries Amid The Covid-19 Crisis USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Ng J J [152] Experience from a Singapore tertiary hospital with restructuring a vascular surgery practice in response to national and institutional policies during the COVID-19 pandemic Singapore HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
NICE [153] COVID-19 rapid guideline: critical care in adults UK HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
NICE [154] COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing symptoms (including at the end of life) in the community UK HIC National Population Wide
Nolan J P [155] European Resuscitation Council Covid-19 Guidelines Executive Summary Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Ortega R [156] Personal Protective Equipment and Covid-19 USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Paez D [157] COVID-19 pandemic: guidance for nuclear medicine departments Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Palatnik A [158] Protecting Labor and Delivery Personnel from COVID-19 during the Second Stage of Labor USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Pan Lijun [67] Health protection guideline of enterprises during COVID-19 outbreak China LMIC National Enterprise employees
Panesar K [159] Evolution Of Covid-19 Guidelines For University Of Washington Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery Patient Care USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Panuganti B A [160] Procedural Precautions And Personal Protective Equipment During Head And Neck Instrumentation In The Covid-19 Era China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Patel V [161] Cardiac Surgery during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perioperative Considerations and Triage Recommendations USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Patwa A [162] All India difficult airway association (AIDAA) consensus guidelines for airway management in the operating room during the COVID-19 pandemic India LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Peditto M [163] Dentistry during the covid-19 epidemic: An italian workflow for the management of dental practice Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Peraza-Smith George Byron [164] Imperative for a Safe and Healthy Workplace for Nurses USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Perencevich E N [165] Moving Personal Protective Equipment Into The Community: Face Shields And Containment Of Covid-19 USA HIC National Population Wide
Perkins G D [166] International Liaison Committee On Resuscitation: Covid-19 Consensus On Science, Treatment Recommendations And Task Force Insights Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Pezzulla D [167] Radiotherapy In Southern Italy At The Time Of Covid-19: Options For Radiation Oncology Units Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Public Health England [168] COVID-19: Infection Prevention and Control Guidance UK HIC Institutional Patients, healthcare workers and hospital visitors
Public Health England [169] COVID-19: management of staff and exposed patients or residents in health and social care settings UK HIC National Healthcare Workers
Public health England [170] New recommendations for primary and community health care providers in England UK HIC National Healthcare Workers
Quah Li Juan Joy [171] Reorganising The Emergency Department To Manage The Covid-19 Outbreak Singapore HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Ramos R F [173] Recommendations of the Brazilian College of Surgeons for laparoscopic surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic Brazil LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Randelli P S [174] Management Of Orthopaedic And Traumatology Patients During The Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) Pandemic In Northern Italy Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Rochelson Burton [175] The Care Of Pregnant Women During The Covid-19 Pandemic – Response Of A Large Health System In Metropolitan New York USA HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Saadi R A [176] A Commentary On Safety Precautions For Otologic Surgery During The Covid-19 Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Saenz L C [177] Recommendations For The Organization Of Electrophysiology And Cardiac Pacing Services During The Covid-19 Pandemic Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
San-Juan D [178] Guidance for clinical neurophysiology examination throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Latin American chapter of the IFCN task force - COVID-19 Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Say D S [179] Risk stratification and personal protective equipment use in pediatric endoscopy during the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak: A single-center protocol USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Sayburn A [180] Covid-19: Phe Upgrades Ppe Advice For All Patient Contacts With Risk Of Infection UK HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Schultz P [181] French consensus regarding precautions during tracheostomy and post-tracheostomy care in the context of COVID-19 pandemic France HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Seely J M [182] Covid-19: Safe Guidelines For Breast Imaging During The Pandemic Canada HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Sengupta S [183] All India Ophthalmological Society - Indian Journal of Ophthalmology consensus statement on preferred practices during the COVID-19 pandemic India LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Shaker M S [184] Covid-19: Pandemic Contingency Planning For The Allergy And Immunology Clinic USA and Canada HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Sharma Vandana [185] Prioritizing vulnerable populations and women on the frontlines: COVID-19 in humanitarian contexts USA HIC Global Essential Workers
Singh A G [186] Navigating the impact of COVID-19 on palliative care for head and neck cancer India LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Singh B [187] Indian resuscitation council (IRC) suggested guidelines for comprehensive cardiopulmonary life support (CCLS) for suspected or confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient India LMIC National Healthcare Workers
Sobel D [188] Personal Protective Equipment for Common Urologic Procedures Before and During the United States COVID-19 Pandemic: A Single Institution Study USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Soldatova L [189] Virtual Dysphagia Evaluation: Practical Guidelines for Dysphagia Management in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Sommer D D [190] Recommendations From The Cso-Hns Taskforce On Performance Of Tracheotomy During The Covid-19 Pandemic Canada HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Sonali Advani [26] Universal Masking in Hospitals in the COVID-19 era: Is it Time to consider Shielding? USA HIC National Healthcare Workers
Sorbello M [191] The Italian coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak: recommendations from clinical practice Italy HIC National Population Wide
Spinazzè A [192] Covid-19 Outbreak In Italy: Protecting Worker Health And The Response Of The Italian Industrial Hygienists Association Italy HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers, Essential Workers and Population Wide
Steward J E [193] Urologic Surgery And Covid-19: How The Pandemic Is Changing The Way We Operate USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Sunjaya A P [196] Rationale For Universal Face Masks In Public Against Covid-19 Australia HIC National Population Wide
Tan R M. R [197] Dynamic Adaptation To Covid-19 In A Singapore Paediatric Emergency Department Singapore HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery [30] AAO Position Statement: Tracheotomy Recommendations During the COVID-19 Pandemic USA HIC National Healthcare Workers
The American Gastroenterological Association [194] AGA Rapid Recommendations for Gastrointestinal Procedures During the COVID-19 Pandemic USA HIC National Healthcare Workers
Thomas John P [198] Evaluating the national PPE guidance for NHS healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic UK HIC National Healthcare Workers
Thomas P [199] Physiotherapy Management For Covid-19 In The Acute Hospital Setting: Clinical Practice Recommendations Australia HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Turkistani K A [200] Precautions and recommendations for orthodontic settings during the COVID-19 outbreak: A review Saudi Arabia HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Van Gerven L [201] Personal Protection And Delivery Of Rhinologic And Endoscopic Skull Base Procedures During The Covid-19 Outbreak Belgium, UK and Spain HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Vera C [44] Transmission risk of SARS-CoV-2 to healthcare workers – observational results of a primary care hospital contact tracing Switzerland HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Wallace M [202] Public Health Response to COVID-19 Cases in Correctional and Detention Facilities - Louisiana, March–April 2020 USA HIC Institutional Correctional and detention facility Administrators
Walsh C M [203] Pediatric Endoscopy in the Era of Coronavirus Disease 2019: A North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Position Paper USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Wan Y L [204] Preparedness and Best Practice in Radiology Department for COVID-19 and Other Future Pandemics of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection Taiwan and USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Wang Qiang [205] The Role Of Masks And Respirator Protection Against Sars-Cov-2 China LMIC National Population Wide
Wax R S [206] Practical Recommendations For Critical Care And Anesthesiology Teams Caring For Novel Coronavirus (2019-Ncov) Patients Canada and UK HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Wells Patricia [63] Practical Considerations For The Emergency Delivery Of Babies From Mothers With Confirmed Or Suspected Covid-19 USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Whiteside T [207] Redesigning Emergency Department Operations Amidst A Viral Pandemic USA and Saudi Arabia HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
WHO [208] Advice on the use of masks for children in the community in the context of COVID-19 Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
WHO [209] Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19 Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
WHO [211] Interim Guidance. Infection prevention and control during health care when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers, Healthcare Managers and Public Health Officials
WHO [210] Infection prevention and control for the safe management of a dead body in the context of COVID-19 Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers, Staff of Mortuaries and Public Health Officials
WHO [212] Considerations for quarantine of contacts of COVID-19 cases Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
WHO [213] Home care for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 and management of their contacts Global HIC and LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers, Healthcare Managers and Public Health Officials
WHO [214] Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: implications for infection prevention precautions Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
WHO [215] Advice on the use of masks in the community, during home care and in health care settings in the context of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak: interim guidance, 29 January 2020 Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
WHO [216] Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public Global HIC and LMIC Global Population Wide
WHO [217] Clinical management COVID-19 Global HIC and LMIC Global Patients
WHO [218] Infection prevention and control during health care when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected Global HIC and LMIC Global Healthcare Workers
WHO [219] Minimum requirements for infection prevention and control programmes Global HIC and LMIC Global Healthcare Workers and Hospital Visitors
Wickemeyer J L [220] Evolving Management of COVID-19: A Multi-institutional Otolaryngology Perspective USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Wong D H. T [221] Risk stratification protocol to reduce consumption of personal protective equipment for emergency surgeries during COVID-19 pandemic China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Wong J [222] Preparing for a COVID-19 pandemic: a review of operating room outbreak response measures in a large tertiary hospital in Singapore Singapore HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Workman A D [223] Airborne Aerosol Generation During Endonasal Procedures in the Era of COVID-19: Risks and Recommendations USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Wu H L [224] Facemask shortage and the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: Reflections on public health measures China LMIC National Population Wide
Xu C [225] Application of refined management in prevention and control of the coronavirus disease 2019 epidemic in non-isolated areas of a general hospital China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Yang C Y [226] Hemodialysis Vascular Access Care During The Covid-19 Pandemic Taiwan HIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Yao Wenlong [227] Emergency Tracheal Intubation In 202 Patients With Covid-19 In Wuhan, China: Lessons Learnt And International Expert Recommendations China LMIC Institutional Patients and healthcare workers
Yao Xiaoyuan [68] Health protection guideline of passenger transport stations and transportation facilities during COVID-19 outbreak China LMIC National Transportation workers
Yetmar Z A [228] Inpatient Care of Patients with COVID-19: A Guide for Hospitalists USA HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Yi-Fong Su [229] Masks And Medical Care: Two Keys To Taiwan’S Success In Preventing Covid-19 Spread Taiwan HIC National Population Wide
Ying Bo [69] Health protection guideline of schools and other educational institutions during COVID-19 outbreak China LMIC National Students and School Workers
Zhang Liubo [70] Health protection guideline of mobile cabin hospitals during COVID-19 outbreak China LMIC National Healthcare Workers
Zhao H M [230] Recommendations for respiratory rehabilitation in adults with COVID-19 China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Zhao Yanjie [231] Radiology department strategies to protect radiologic technologists against COVID19: Experience from Wuhan China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Zhou Z [232] Mask Is The Possible Key For Self-Isolation In Covid-19 Pandemic China LMIC National Population Wide
Zimmermann M [233] Approaches to the management of patients in oral and maxillofacial surgery during COVID-19 pandemic Austria HIC Institutional Healthcare Workers
Zuo M Z [234] Expert Recommendations For Tracheal Intubation In Critically Ill Patients With Noval Coronavirus Disease 2019 China LMIC Institutional Healthcare Workers