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Covid-19 Clinical Setting

This page provides you with direct access to Covid-19 resources focused on the Clinical Setting. The aim is to centralise as many of these widely available resources in one place for ease of access.

It is important to note that the content of the various links are not created, validated or endorsed by ADEE Executive but by wider reputable national, European or International sources.

The topics addressed in this section include:

  • European and International clincial guidance;
  • Published research.



Link to the Cochrane new Study Register to support rapid evidence synthesis in the global challenge to combat COVID-19


Link to the NIH COVID19 guidlines page 
Pubmed dedicated channel on Covid-19

LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to 1528 (and growing) relevant articles in PubMed.

The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access. 

To access click here

American Dental Association

The American Dental Association has created an online resource for dental practitioners.

Materials uploaded include:

  • What constitutes a dental emergency 
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Preparing the workplace for COVID19

Click here to view.

World Health Organisation

On March 19th 2020 the WHO published 'Infection prevention and control during health care when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected'. This is the first edition of guidance on infection prevention and control (IPC) strategies for use when infection with a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is suspected. You can access it here

You can also access their wider database of published research articles on COVID-19 here.

Finally you can access the WHO European Office website containing links to videos and other useful material.

USA CDC information for healthcare professionals

The USA Center For Disease Control and Prevention have craeted a central resource for Healthcare Professionals

The CDC has specificall issued Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings

Link to the CDC Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response


A link to the 'Practice Update' COVID19 resources provided by ELSEVIER






Link to Orphanet the 'The portal for rare diseases and orphan drugs' and their guidance pages on Covid-19
Various links to regional clinical guidelines and information 

Link to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK) Covid Page.

Link to the NHS Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme Management of Acute Dental Problems During COVID-19 Pandemic (added 31.03.20)

Link to the Brazalian protocol on the managemnet of Covid-19 shared by our colleagues in ABENO (added 02.04.20)

Link to a brief presentation prepared by UEMS and CPME (added 02.04.20)

Link to letter to Lancet from Paul Coulthard concerning Urgent Dental Care (added 06.04.20)

Link to ABENO onlilne eductaion in Portuguese concerning clinical pracice during COVID19 

Link to the Annals of Internal Medicine Covid19 Resuorces 

A selection of recently published papers with direct access links

Cheng, V., Wong, S., Chen, J., Yip, C., Chuang, V., Tsang, O., . . . Yuen, K. (n.d.). Escalating infection control response to the rapidly evolving epidemiology of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) due to SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 1-24. doi:10.1017/ice.2020.58 (added 01.04.20)

Guo et al (2020) The origin, transmission and clinical therapies on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak – an update on the status.
Habibzadeh P and Stoneman, EK. (2020) The Novel Coronavirus: A Bird's Eye View.

Hao Xu, Liang Zhong, Jiaxin Deng, Jiakuan Peng, Hongxia Dan, Xin Zeng, Taiwen Li & Qianming Chen (2020) High expression of ACE2 receptor of 2019-nCoV on the epithelial cells of oral mucosa International Journal of Oral Science volume 12, Article number: 8 (2020) (added 01.04.20)

Jiang S, and Shi ZL. (2020) The First Disease X is Caused by a Highly Transmissible Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.
Kampf et al (2020) Persistence of coronaviruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents.

Kovacs, G., Sowers, N., Campbell, S., French, J., & Atkinson, P. (n.d.). Just the Facts: Airway management during the COVID-19 pandemic. CJEM, 1-7. doi:10.1017/cem.2020.353 (added 01.04.20)

Meng, L., Hua, F., & Bian, Z. (2020) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Emerging and Future Challenges for Dental and Oral Medicine. Journal of Dental Research.

Ong, S., Tan, Y., Sutjipto, S., Chia, P., Young, B., Gum, M., . . . Ng, O. (n.d.). Absence of contamination of personal protective equipment (PPE) by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 1-6. doi:10.1017/ice.2020.91(added 01.04.20)

Peng et al (2020) Transmission routes of 2019-nCoV and controls in dental practice.
Sabino-Silva et al (2020) Coronavirus COVID-19 impacts to dentistry and potential salivary diagnosis.

Scully and Samaranayake (2016) Emerging and changing viral diseases in the new millennium. (added 23.03.20)

Sohrabi et al (2020) World Health Organization declares global emergency: A review of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Food and Drug Administration (USA) (2020) Statement on N95 Masks (added 23.03.20)

Wang, Q., & Yu, C. (n.d.). Letter to editor: Role of masks/respirator protection against 2019-novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 1-7. doi:10.1017/ice.2020.83 (added 01.04.20)

Warnes et al (2015) Human Coronavirus 229E Remains Infectious on Common Touch Surface Materials.

Xian Png, Xin Xu, Yuqing Li, Lei Cheng, Xuedong Zhou & Biao Ren (2020) Transmission routes of 2019-nCoV and controls in dental practice International Journal of Oral Science volume 12, Article number: 9 (2020)  (added 01.04.20)

Yan et al (2020) Consensus of Chinese experts on protection of skin and mucous membrane barrier for healthcare workers fighting against coronavirus disease 2019.

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