Olfactory dysfunction (OD) presence does not seem to be useful in identifying subjects at risk for being COVID-19 super spreaders.
Literature Reviews » COVID19
Nasal and nasopharyngeal lavages appear to be well tolerated and highly reliable in detecting SARS-CoV-2.
This analysis highlights the need for close monitoring of patients with sleep apnea who become infected with COVID-19.
Early tracheotomy is related to reduced need for mechanical ventilation and shorter ICU stay in severe COVID-19 cases.
Chemosensory dysfunction is very common in COVID-19 and, although most people regain function within the first 28 days.
Evidence indicates that the prevalence of olfactory dysfunction in COVID-19 patients is 48.85%.
Significant aerosol levels were generated during cadaveric simulation of mastoidectomy, and aerosol spikes were appreciated during cochlear implantation in live patients.
Is office laryngoscopy an aerosol-generating procedure (AGP), and how can aerosolizing potentials in invasive otolaryngological interventions be critically assessed?
A look at the burden of depressed mood and anxiety in COVID-19 and its associated disease characteristics.
Understanding temporal dynamics of COVID-19 patient symptoms could provide fine-grained resolution to guide clinical decision-making.