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  • Collaborators RCEM COVID-19 CPD Team: Dr Charles Reynard, Dr Anisa Jafar, Dr Daniel Darbyshire, Dr Govind Oliver, Dr Gabrielle Prager and Professor Simon Carley.

  • Contributors AJ performed the literature search. TC and ME assembled the team of authors. TC, SE, MH, AM, JvO and DR screened titles in provided literature search and long-listed articles. ME, SE and TC handsearched selected journals. ME sifted the long list and selected articles for inclusion. All authors contributed to writing and editing the final piece.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests JvO declares funding from the National Institute for Health Research (Doctoral Research Fellowship NIHR300901). JvO is an author of the third study reviewed here. Citation screening was collaborative among the whole team. JvO was not involved in the review, appraisal, or final selection of this study.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.