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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, in partnership with the Infection Control Expert Group (ICEG), have published new clinical flowcharts to guide clinicians and trained first aid responders in delivering potentially lifesaving CPR as safely as possible. Preparedness...
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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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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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Taskforce issues first recommendation for drug treatment for COVID-19

5 June, 2020
The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce today gave a conditional recommendation for use of remdesivir in treatment of people with COVID-19. The Taskforce is comprised of 28 peak health...
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