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Daily Archives: February 23, 2018

Review: Haemodynamic assessment and support in sepsis and septic shock in resource-limited settings

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:13h | UTC

Haemodynamic assessment and support in sepsis and septic shock in resource-limited settings – Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (free)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

 


Guidelines and Review: Management of ARDS in Adults

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:12h | UTC

Clinical Guidelines Synopsis: Management of ARDS in Adults – JAMA (free)

Related Review: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment – JAMA (free)

 


Are you ready for the ATLS 10th Edition Updates?

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:11h | UTC

Are you ready for the ATLS 10th Edition Updates? – emDocs (free)

Related: Infographic: ATLS Trauma Update 2018

 


Fri, February 23 – 10 Stories of The Day!

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:10h | UTC

 

1 – Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Current State of the Science: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation (free PDF)

See also: Commentary: Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Making strides, long journey ahead! (free) AND Top Ten Things to Know (free PDF)

 

2 – Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurocysticercosis: 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) – Clinical Infectious Diseases (free)

 

3 – Comparative efficacy and acceptability of 21 antidepressant drugs for the acute treatment of adults with major depressive disorder: a systematic review and network meta-analysis – The Lancet (free)

Commentaries: More data, more answers: picking the optimal antidepressant – The Lancet (free) AND All antidepressants are more efficacious than placebo – OnMedica (free) AND Expert reaction to largest review of antidepressants – Science Media Centre (free) AND Antidepressants can help adults with major depression – The Mental Elf (free)

 

4 – Human Neonatal Rotavirus Vaccine (RV3-BB) to Target Rotavirus from Birth – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

Commentaries: New rotavirus vaccine to curb child deaths in developing countries – New Zealand Doctor (free) AND Researchers successfully develop a rotavirus vaccine which could benefit millions of children – MedicalXpress (free)

 

5 – Potential workload in applying clinical practice guidelines for patients with chronic conditions and multimorbidity: a systematic analysis – BMJ Open (free) (via @acpatient and @MaryDixonWoods)

 

6 – The Origin of Spousal Resemblance for Alcohol Use Disorder – JAMA Psychiatry (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: For Better or Worse: Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder Rises When Spouse is Diagnosed – Psychiatric News Alert (free) AND Spouses have strong influence on risk for alcohol abuse – Reuters (free)

 

7 – Cleaning at Home and at Work in Relation to Lung Function Decline and Airway Obstruction – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Women Who Clean at Home or Work Face Increased Lung Function Decline – American Thoracic Society, via NewsWise (free) AND Cleaning Chemicals ‘Likely Cause Substantial Damage To Women’s Lungs’, Study Finds – Huffpost (free) AND Cleaning at home or work linked to faster lung function decline in women – Univadis (free registration required)

 

8 – Perspective: Our Other Prescription Drug Problem – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

Related opinion: Benzodiazepines: our other prescription drug epidemic – STAT (free)

 

9 – Perspective: The Psychology of Clinical Decision Making — Implications for Medication Use – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

 

10 – Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy vs laparoscopic and open retropubic radical prostatectomy: functional outcomes 18 months after diagnosis from a national cohort study in England – British Journal of Cancer (free)

Commentary: After-effects not necessarily reduced with robotic prostate surgery – Reuters (free)

Related Cochrane Review with similar results: Laparoscopic and robotic-assisted versus open radical prostatectomy for the treatment of localised prostate cancer – Cochrane Library (free)

 


Research: Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:09h | UTC

Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Quick Take Video Summary: Preventing VTE after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty (free)

“Among patients who received 5 days of rivaroxaban prophylaxis after total hip or total knee arthroplasty, extended prophylaxis with aspirin was not significantly different from rivaroxaban in the prevention of symptomatic venous thromboembolism”.

 


Potential workload in applying clinical practice guidelines for patients with chronic conditions and multimorbidity

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:08h | UTC

Potential workload in applying clinical practice guidelines for patients with chronic conditions and multimorbidity: a systematic analysis – BMJ Open (free) (via @acpatient and @MaryDixonWoods)

 


Guideline: Perioperative Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET)

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:07h | UTC

Perioperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET): consensus clinical guidelines on indications, organization, conduct, and physiological interpretation – British Journal of Anaesthesia (free)

 


Guideline: Peripheral arterial disease: diagnosis and management

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:04h | UTC

Guideline: Peripheral arterial disease: diagnosis and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (free)

 


Guideline Synopsis: Diagnosis, Evaluation, Prevention, and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease–Mineral and Bone Disorder

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:05h | UTC

Diagnosis, Evaluation, Prevention, and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease–Mineral and Bone Disorder: Synopsis of the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes 2017 Clinical Practice Guideline Update – Annals of Internal Medicine (free)

 


Guideline: Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:03h | UTC

Guideline: Heavy menstrual bleeding: assessment and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (free)

 


Update on Diabetic Nephropathy

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:02h | UTC

Update on Diabetic Nephropathy: Core Curriculum 2018 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

 


Research: Effect of Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate Diet on 12-Month Weight Loss in Overweight Adults

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:03h | UTC

Effect of Low-Fat vs Low-Carbohydrate Diet on 12-Month Weight Loss in Overweight Adults and the Association With Genotype Pattern or Insulin Secretion: The DIETFITS Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free)

Commentaries: Low-Carb And Low-Fat Diets Battle To A Draw – Cardiobrief (free) AND Matching DNA to a diet doesn’t work: ‘We didn’t even come close,’ researcher says – STAT (free) AND Counting Calories Is Not the Key to Weight Loss, New Study Finds – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Debating low-fat vs low-carb diets? New study found a draw – Scope (free)

 


Review: Adverse pregnancy outcomes and future maternal cardiovascular disease

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:01h | UTC

Review: Adverse pregnancy outcomes and future maternal cardiovascular disease – Clinical Cardiology (free)

 


Research: Contribution of alcohol use disorders to the burden of dementia

23 Feb, 2018 | 01:00h | UTC

Contribution of alcohol use disorders to the burden of dementia in France 2008–13: a nationwide retrospective cohort study – The Lancet Public Health (free)

Commentaries: Alcohol and dementia: a complex relationship with potential for dementia prevention – The Lancet Public Health (free) AND Expert reaction to study looking at alcohol use disorders and dementia risk – Science Media Centre (free) AND Heavy Drinking Tied to Early-Onset Dementia in French Study – MedPage Today (free registration required)

“Of 57,000 people diagnosed before age 65 with early-onset dementia, 39% had alcohol-related dementia by definition, and 18% had an additional diagnosis of alcohol use disorders” (via @medpagetoday see Tweet)

 


Opinion: It’s poverty, not individual choice, that is driving extraordinary obesity level

23 Feb, 2018 | 00:58h | UTC

It’s poverty, not individual choice, that is driving extraordinary obesity level – The Conversation (free)

“Statistics point remorselessly towards obesity being a symptom with an underlying social cause”.

 


Guideline: recommendations for high altitude exposure of individuals with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions

23 Feb, 2018 | 00:59h | UTC

Clinical recommendations for high altitude exposure of individuals with pre-existing cardiovascular conditions – European Heart Journal (free)

Commentaries: European experts release guidelines about high-altitude exposure for cardiovascular patients – Cardiovascular Business (free) AND A trip to the mountains despite a heart condition? – Eurac Research, via ScienceDaily (free)

 


Sex Differences in Ischemic Heart Disease: Advances, Obstacles, and Next Steps

23 Feb, 2018 | 00:56h | UTC

Sex Differences in Ischemic Heart Disease: Advances, Obstacles, and Next Steps – Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes (free for a limited period)

Related AHA Scientific Statement: Preventing and Experiencing Ischemic Heart Disease as a Woman: State of the Science (free)

 


Current Concepts of Fluid Management in Enhanced Recovery Pathways

23 Feb, 2018 | 00:56h | UTC

Current concepts of fluid management in enhanced recovery pathways – British Journal of Anaesthesia (free)

See other Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Guidelines and Reviews

 


Research: The Origin of Spousal Resemblance for Alcohol Use Disorder

23 Feb, 2018 | 00:55h | UTC

The Origin of Spousal Resemblance for Alcohol Use Disorder – JAMA Psychiatry (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: For Better or Worse: Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder Rises When Spouse is Diagnosed – Psychiatric News Alert (free) AND Spouses have strong influence on risk for alcohol abuse – Reuters (free)

 


Research: Cleaning at Home and at Work in Relation to Lung Function Decline and Airway Obstruction

23 Feb, 2018 | 00:54h | UTC

Cleaning at Home and at Work in Relation to Lung Function Decline and Airway Obstruction – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Women Who Clean at Home or Work Face Increased Lung Function Decline – American Thoracic Society, via NewsWise (free) AND Cleaning Chemicals ‘Likely Cause Substantial Damage To Women’s Lungs’, Study Finds – Huffpost (free) AND Cleaning at home or work linked to faster lung function decline in women – Univadis (free registration required)

 


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