Dexamethasone in the Treatment of Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19: A Critical Appraisal of the RECOVERY Study

The RECOVERY trial is a large, ongoing, multi-centre, open-label, randomized controlled trial investigating several treatments for patients hospitalized with COVID-19. In July 2020, the preliminary results were published comparing dexamethasone plus usual standard of care with usual standard of care alone. Dexamethasone reduced the 28-day mortality rate in patients hospitalized with COVID-19. The purpose of […]

COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities — Roundup

Elderly residents of long-term care homes in Canada have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 80% of COVID-19‒related deaths in Canada being linked to residents of long-term care facilities. This document provides an overview of the available guidance on infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Remote Monitoring Medical Devices for COVID-19: Clinical Utility and Cost-Effectiveness

CADTH conducted a Rapid Response report to search for evidence on the clinical utility and cost-effectiveness of remote monitoring medical devices for COVID-19. No relevant literature was identified for either the clinical utility or the cost-effectiveness of remote monitoring medical devices for COVID-19. Therefore, no conclusions can be drawn based on this review. Link to […]

Virtual Waiting Rooms

The “CADTH Work in Progress” page on the CADTH COVID-19 website is updated regularly. Please be advised that there may be overlap between when a new report is posted online and when the section is updated.