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What went wrong with publishing in COVID19.

Naomi Hammond walks us through the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of COVID19 publications.

The ability for researchers to rapidly design and conduct trials in the midst of a pandemic was valuable.

With that however, came an ‘infodemic’ where consumers struggled to keep up with the abundance of information.

In April 2020, there were 6,000 articles published in one month.

This caused concerns regarding the quality of publications, the increase in opinion articles and the number of articles which were retracted over the course of Covid.

Tune in to a fascinating talk about what went wrong with publishing in COVID19.

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Naomi Hammond

Naomi (RN, BN, MN (Crit Care), MPH, PhD) is the Program Lead of the Critical Care Program at The George Institute for Global Health and the (part-time) Intensive Care Clinical Research Manager at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

Naomi is a passionate advocate for intensive care research both from an operational and academic excellence perspective. She believes that when robust research evidence is implemented into clinical practice, we give our patients the best chance for improved outcomes. 

Naomi is pleased to be able to contribute to CODA’s CURE theme which is currently aimed at improving awareness, recognition and treatment of sepsis globally.

Outside of work, Naomi keeps busy caring for her three beautiful children with her electric-bike loving, ‘Rock Doctor’ husband, Alex.