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Daily Archives: June 13, 2017

Free online risk assessment tool can help reduce costs of occupational musculoskeletal injuries

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:08h | UTC

Free online risk assessment tool can help reduce costs of occupational musculoskeletal injuries – News Medical (free)

See the tool: RAMP – Risk Assessment and Management Tool for Manual Action Proactively (free registration required)

 


Number needed to treat (NNT) in clinical literature

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:10h | UTC

Number needed to treat (NNT) in clinical literature: an appraisal – BMC Medicine (free)

 


A real-world approach to Evidence-Based Medicine in general practice

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:09h | UTC

A real-world approach to Evidence-Based Medicine in general practice: a competency framework derived from a systematic review and Delphi process – BMC Medical Education (free)

 


Strategies for Preventing HIV Infection Among HIV-Uninfected Women Attempting Conception with HIV-Infected Men

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:04h | UTC

Strategies for Preventing HIV Infection Among HIV-Uninfected Women Attempting Conception with HIV-Infected Men – CDC/MMWR (free)

Commentaries: CDC Outlines Options for HIV-Discordant Couples Who Want to Conceive – Physician’s First Watch (free) AND CDC Reversal: Sperm From HIV-Infected Men Okay for Insemination – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Improving Recognition of Pediatric Severe Sepsis

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:05h | UTC

Improving Recognition of Pediatric Severe Sepsis in the Emergency Department: Contributions of a Vital Sign–Based Electronic Alert and Bedside Clinician Identification – Annals of Emergency Medicine (free)

Editorial: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Use of Real-Time Tools to Identify Children With Severe Sepsis in the Pediatric Emergency Department (free)

Commentary: New pediatric protocol reduces missed sepsis diagnoses by 76 percent – American College of Emergency Physicians, via EurekAlert(free)

 


Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:06h | UTC

Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

Editorial: Global Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity (free)

Commentaries: New study finds more than 2 billion people overweight or obese – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (free) AND More Than 10 Percent of World’s Population Is Obese, Study Finds – The New York Times (free) AND Being overweight – not just obese – kills millions a year, say experts – The Guardian (free)

“High BMI accounted for 4.0 million deaths globally, nearly 40% of which occurred in persons who were not obese”

 


Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:03h | UTC

The 2017 Focused Update of the Guidelines of the Taiwan Society of Cardiology (TSOC) and the Taiwan Hypertension Society (THS) for the Management of Hypertension (free)

 


It’s time to get serious about the safety of medical devices

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:04h | UTC

It’s time to get serious about the safety of medical devices – STAT News (free)

 


Kidney Cancer – NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:02h | UTC

Kidney Cancer, Version 2.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (free)

 


Drugs may help people pass larger kidney stones

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:00h | UTC

Drugs may help people pass larger kidney stones – NIHR Signal (free)

Original article: Alpha blockers for treatment of ureteric stones: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ (free)

Related meta-analysis: Effect of Tamsulosin on Stone Passage for Ureteral Stones: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Emergency Medicine (free)

 


Guidelines for the recognition and management of mixed depression

13 Jun, 2017 | 20:01h | UTC

Guidelines for the recognition and management of mixed depression – CNS Spectrums (free)

Commentary: First-Ever Guideline for Mixed Depression Released – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Tue, June 13 – 10 Medical Stories of The Day!

13 Jun, 2017 | 00:18h | UTC

 

1 – Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

Editorial: Global Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity (free)

Commentaries: New study finds more than 2 billion people overweight or obese – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (free) AND More Than 10 Percent of World’s Population Is Obese, Study Finds – The New York Times (free) AND Being overweight – not just obese – kills millions a year, say experts – The Guardian (free)

“High BMI accounted for 4.0 million deaths globally, nearly 40% of which occurred in persons who were not obese”

 

2 – Improving Recognition of Pediatric Severe Sepsis in the Emergency Department: Contributions of a Vital Sign–Based Electronic Alert and Bedside Clinician Identification – Annals of Emergency Medicine (free)

Editorial: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Use of Real-Time Tools to Identify Children With Severe Sepsis in the Pediatric Emergency Department (free)

Commentary: New pediatric protocol reduces missed sepsis diagnoses by 76 percent – American College of Emergency Physicians, via EurekAlert (free)

 

3 – Strategies for Preventing HIV Infection Among HIV-Uninfected Women Attempting Conception with HIV-Infected Men – CDC/MMWR (free)

Commentaries: CDC Outlines Options for HIV-Discordant Couples Who Want to Conceive – Physician’s First Watch (free) AND CDC Reversal: Sperm From HIV-Infected Men Okay for Insemination – Medscape (free registration required)

 

4 – It’s time to get serious about the safety of medical devices – STAT News (free)

 

5 – The 2017 Focused Update of the Guidelines of the Taiwan Society of Cardiology (TSOC) and the Taiwan Hypertension Society (THS) for the Management of Hypertension (free)

 

6 – Kidney Cancer, Version 2.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (free)

 

7 – Guidelines for the recognition and management of mixed depression – CNS Spectrums (free)

Commentary: First-Ever Guideline for Mixed Depression Released – Medscape (free registration required)

 

8 – Richard Lehman’s weekly review of medical journals, 12 June 2017 – The BMJ Blogs (free)

 

9 – Conflicts of interest in health care journalism. Who’s watching the watchdogs? We are. Part 1 of 3 – HealthNewsReview (free)

 

10 – Drugs may help people pass larger kidney stones – NIHR Signal (free)

Original article: Alpha blockers for treatment of ureteric stones: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ (free)

 


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