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Daily Archives: August 14, 2018

Tue, August 14 – 10 Stories of The Day!

14 Aug, 2018 | 01:03h | UTC


1 – Clinically applicable deep learning for diagnosis and referral in retinal disease – Nature Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Opening the ‘black box,’ Google DeepMind AI system diagnoses eye diseases and shows its work – STAT (free) AND Artificial intelligence tool ‘as good as experts’ at detecting eye problems – The Guardian (free)


2 – Automated deep-neural-network surveillance of cranial images for acute neurologic events – Nature Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses at Mount Sinai – Mount Sinai Health System, via NewsWise (free) AND AI diagnoses neurological diseases on CT in 1.2 seconds – Health Imaging (free) AND New AI system can screen for neurological illnesses in seconds – UPI (free)


3 – Screening for Urinary Incontinence in Women: A Recommendation From the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative – Annals of Internal Medicine (free)

Commentaries: WPSI says screen all women annually for urinary incontinence – American College of Physicians, via EurekAlert (free)


4 – Diagnosis of Invasive Fungal Diseases in Haematology and Oncology. 2018 Update of the Recommendations of the Infectious Diseases Working Party of the German Society for Hematology and Medical Oncology (AGIHO) – Mycosis (free PDF)


5 – American Academy of Family Physicians: Twenty Things Physicians and Patients Should Question (free)

Commentary: Choosing Wisely: New Practices to Avoid in Family Medicine – NEJM Journal Watch (free)

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UKChoosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada


6 – Analysis of clinical benefit, harms, and cost-effectiveness of screening women for abdominal aortic aneurysm – The Lancet (free)

Commentaries: Should we screen women for abdominal aortic aneurysm? – The Lancet (free) AND Cost-Effectiveness of Screening Women for AAA – American College of Cardiology (free) AND Women Likely Not Good Targets for AAA Screening, Study Suggests – TCTMD (free)


7 – Prevalence and Estimated Economic Burden of Substandard and Falsified Medicines in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: Prevalence of Substandard and Falsified Essential Medicines: Still an Incomplete Picture – JAMA Network Open (free) AND New Study Finds Fake, Low-Quality Medicines Prevalent in the Developing World – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, via R&D (free)


8 – Evaluating Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Failing Grade for Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Evaluating Shared Decision Making for Lung Cancer Screening (free audio)

Commentaries: Doctors may not explain pros, cons of lung cancer screening – Reuters (free) AND Shared Decision-Making Flops for Lung Ca Screening – MedPage Today (free registration required)


9 – Perspective: Surrogate End Points Ain’t all that Bad – The Health Care Blog (free) (via @RogueRad)


10 – Excess mortality and cardiovascular disease in young adults with type 1 diabetes in relation to age at onset: a nationwide, register-based cohort study – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Early type 1 diabetes shortens women’s lives by 18 years – University of Gothenburg, via ScienceDaily (free) AND Early age type 1 diabetes linked to shorter life expectancy than later age diagnosis – OnMedica (free)


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