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Daily Archives: August 9, 2018

Thu, August 9 – 10 Stories of The Day!

9 Aug, 2018 | 01:34h | UTC


1 – Practice guideline update recommendations summary: Disorders of consciousness – American Academy of Neurology (free PDF)

Related: Ethical, palliative, and policy considerations in disorders of consciousness – Neurology (free PDF) AND Comprehensive systematic review update summary: Disorders of consciousness – Neurology (free PDF)

Commentaries: New Guideline Released for Managing Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States – American Academy of Neurology, via NewsWise (free) AND Groups Issue New Disorders of Consciousness Guidelines – MedPage Today (free registration required)


2 – Labor Induction versus Expectant Management in Low-Risk Nulliparous Women – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Quick Take Video Summary: Labor Induction versus Expectant Management in Low-Risk Women (free)

Commentaries: Induced labor at 39 weeks may reduce likelihood of C-section, NIH study suggests – NIH News Releases (free) AND Pregnancy Debate Revisited: To Induce Labor, Or Not? – NPR (free)


3 – Vitamin D Supplementation in Pregnancy and Lactation and Infant Growth – New England Journal of Medicine (free)

Commentary: Maternal Vitamin D Supplementation Doesn’t Improve Infant Growth – Physician’s First Watch (free)


4 – Outcomes of Cardiac Screening in Adolescent Soccer Players – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Footballer heart death risk ‘underestimated’ – BBC (free) AND No Easy Answers on Best Heart Check-Up for Young Athletes – Associated Press, via NYT (free)


5 – Would technology enabled remote consulting save time and add value in primary care? – The BMJ Opinion (free)

“Would remote consulting save time and add value in primary care? Rising multimorbidity makes the evaluation of potentially time saving technologies ever more necessary” (via @bmj_latest see Tweet)


6 – Treatment for Bipolar Disorder in Adults: A Systematic Review – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (free)

See also: Full Report (free PDF) AND Evidence Summary (free PDF)


7 – WHO MERS Global Summary and Assessment of Risk – World Health Organization (free PDF)

Commentary: WHO highlights ongoing hospital MERS outbreak threat – CIDRAP (free)


8 – Perspective: Addressing Barriers to Inclusion of Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials – JAMA (free for a limited period)


9 – Publication bias: The answer to your research question may be sitting in somebody’s file drawer – Students 4 Best Evidence (free)

Related: Bias in medical research: A glossary of common research biases – First10Em (free) Catalogue of Bias – Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford (free)


10 – Association between physical exercise and mental health in 1·2 million individuals in the USA between 2011 and 2015: a cross-sectional study – The Lancet Psychiatry (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Expert reaction to physical activity linked to improved mental health – Science Media Centre (free) AND Regular exercise ‘best for mental health’ – BBC (free) AND Exercise is good for your body and your mind, study says – CNN (free)


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