Search for literature related to COVID-19 : selection of resources

Living map of the evidence

A systematic review which is continually updated, incorporating relevant new evidence as it becomes available.

Living mapping and living network meta-analysis of COVID-19 studies
Produced by: Cochrane France, Germany and Ireland
Network diagrams showing all pharmacological treatments which are being tested for Covid patients with different severity.

meta|Evidence – COVID-19
Produced by: Hospices Civils of Lyon
Live meta-analysis and evidence synthesis of potential therapies

COVID-19: a living systematic map of the evidence
Weekly updated map of the current evidence partitioned into broad domains for easy exploration

Literature collection or databases

Update Covid
Produced by : University hospital Bern
The University Hospital of Bern has listed articles related to COVID-19 in an English site.

LitCovid
Produced by: US National Library of Medicine
Curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus, providing a central access to relevant articles in PubMed.
Organized into 6 domains: General info, Mechanism, Transmission, Treatment, Case Report et Epidemic Forecasting.

Bibliovid
Produced by a team of public health practitioners from CHU Grenoble Alpes and CHU Marseille.
Selection of the most important articles with a synthesis and critical appraisal in French.

LittéCovid
Produced by: Hospices Civils of Lyon
Standardized selection and analysis of articles classified by level of evidence, area, etc.

COVID-19 webpage of the Revue médicale suisse
This page contains articles and news from this journal.

Automated Subject Search in PubMed
Produced by: Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
This page provides automatic PubMed searches on a range of about 20 COVID-19 topics

WHO Database of publications on coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Produced by: World Health Organisation

COVID-19 Research Articles Downloadable Database
Produced by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Stephen B. Thacker CDC Library is collecting COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) research articles and compiling them into an easily accessible and downloadable database (format .xls ou .RIS) to help researchers find the latest COVID-19 research. This database is updated by systematically searching various bibliographic databases and hand searching selected grey literature sources.

Automated Subject Searches in Medline Ovid SP
Produced by: Wolters Kluwer

Proposals for search strategies for PubMed, Embase.com, Google Scholar
Produced by: Biomedical Information of the Dutch Library Association (KNVI)
Copy-paste the search block in the search interface of the intended database

Proposals for search strategies related to mental health for PubMed and Embase.com
Produced by : Bibliothèque psychiatrique universitaire de Lausanne

Clinical decision support tools

Documents related to COVID-19 are available in Open Acces

Uptodate

Clinical Topics

Society Guidelines

Access to the complete Uptodate collection is available at CHUV and clinicians may install the mobile apps on up to two devices

Dynamed COVID-19

BMJ Best Practice COVID-19

Special collections from Cochrane and JBI

Cochrane Special collections-COVID-19
Produced by : Cochrane collaboration
These Special Collections assemble Cochrane Reviews in key topic areas relating to the prevention and treatment of COVID-19

JBI COVID-19 Special Collection
Produced by : Joanna Briggs Institute
This Special Collection includes JBI Evidence Summaries and JBI Recommended Practices in key topic areas related to the prevention, treatment and care procedures of COVID-19.

Ongoing clinical trials related to COVID-19

ClinicalTrials.gov

WHO ICTRP

Global Coronavirus COVID-19 Clinical Trial Tracker
Produced by: Cytel Inc.
This real-time dashboard collates trials from several registers and maps them according to geographical, trial, patient, and intervention characteristics (more informations).

For further information

Public Healh England, Knowledge and Library Services team (KLS)
This page links to a series of resources, most of which are available in open-access
In particular : Resources from international organisations ; Special collections ; Guidelines

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