COVID-19 Resources

PABC / CPA Resources

We have curated a few resources to help you access resources related to physiotherapy and coronavirus. They are available below:

PABC Virtual Care Toolkit - *Added March 27, 2020

COVID19 and Cleaning - Information on cleaning practices related to COVID-19. 

Telerehab and COVID19 - Resources created by PABC, CPTBC, and other organizations to address the initiation of virtual visits. On March 15, 2020 Jeremy McAllister created a "Quick start guide to virtual visits" which has been added to the resource. 

Information for Patients/Clients - Quick links and facts for the public. 

Physiotherapy Management for COVID-19 in the Acute Hospital Setting: Recommendations to guide clinical practice - An international team of expert researchers and clinicians, including lead author Dr. Peter Thomas, PhD, BPhty (Hons), within the intensive care and acute cardiorespiratory fields have developed these recommendations for physiotherapy management for COVID-19 in the acute hospital setting.

Physiotherapy management for COVID-19 in the acute hospital setting and beyond: an update to clinical practice recommendations (December 2021) - This document provides an update to the recommendations for physiotherapy management for adults with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the acute hospital setting. It includes: physiotherapy workforce planning and preparation; a screening tool for determining requirement for physiotherapy; and recommendations for the use of physiotherapy treatments and personal protective equipment.

Other Helpful Links

Health Information Links

Coronavirus: Resources for Canadian Businesses

BC Health Authorities Coronavirus Updates

Article Collections and Resources (open access)

BMJ - Coronavirus – collection of freely available news articles, opinion, timeline and a BMJ Best Practice summary.

Cambridge University Press – Coronavirus Free Access Collection. 

CMAJ – COVID-19 – CMAJ articles, podcasts and blogs on public health and policy.

Cochrane Library - Coronavirus (COVID-19) – evidence relevant to critical care.

DynaMed - Information on COVID19 novelcorona virus - Topic last updated April 8, 2020.

Elsevier/ClinicalKey - Novel Coronavirus Information Center - includes Elsevier COVID19 Toolkit

JAMA Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – collection of current articles and multimedia.

The Lancet COVID-19 Resource Centre – free access to COVID-19 content from across The Lancet journals.

LitCovid – the US National Library of Medicine’s curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the virus.

New England Journal of Medicine – 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – collection of articles and other resources on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak including clinical reports, management guidelines and commentary (Chinese translations available for some content).

Oxford University Press – Free access to OUP resources on coronavirus and related topics. 

Springer-Nature - SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19. 

UpToDate – Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Literature review current through: Mar 2020. This topic last updated: April 7, 2020.

Wiley Online Library - Covid-19: Novel Coronavirus Outbreak. 

British Columbia's Vaccination Plan

Keep up to date with quick access to various aspects of the province's COVID-19 vaccination plan and related topics.