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Daily Archives: December 11, 2018

Tue, December 11 – 10 Stories of The Day!

11 Dec, 2018 | 00:01h | UTC


1 – Manual: Preventing surgical site infections: implementation approaches for evidence-based recommendations – World Health Organization (free PDF) (via @onisillos)


2 – Recommendations on screening for breast cancer in women aged 40–74 years who are not at increased risk for breast cancer – Canadian Medical Association Journal (free)

Summary: Breast Cancer Update (2018) – Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (free)

News Release: Breast cancer screening: New emphasis on shared decision-making between women and their doctors (free)

See Also: Infographics for Shared Decision-Making (free)


3 – The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland consensus guidelines in surgery for inflammatory bowel disease – Colorectal Disease (free)


4 – Clinical Impact of the Polypill for Cardiovascular Prevention in Latin America: A Consensus Statement of the Inter-American Society of Cardiology – Global Heart (free) (via @gonzaeperez)


5 – Comparative effectiveness and safety of interventions for acute diarrhea and gastroenteritis in children: A systematic review and network meta-analysis – PLOS One (free)


6 – Review: Management Options for Irritable Bowel Syndrome – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)


7 – What These Medical Journals Don’t Reveal: Top Doctors’ Ties to Industry – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)


8 – Cochrane Special Collections: Diagnosing skin cancer (free articles)

News Release: Cochrane Library Special Collection: Diagnosing skin cancer (free)


9 – Patient safety after implementation of a coproduced family centered communication programme: multicenter before and after intervention study – The BMJ (free)

Commentaries: Ensure that the family’s voice is heard first and last, and in their own words – The BMJ Opinion (free) AND Improving patient safety? Ask the patient – The BMJ Opinion (free) AND A new way to curb harmful medical errors: talk more to patients and families – STAT (free)


10 – Ultrarestrictive Opioid Prescription Protocol for Pain Management After Gynecologic and Abdominal Surgery – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: Striving for Evidence-Based Postoperative Opioid Prescribing While Optimizing Perioperative Pain Management—Shifting to Conservative Prescribing – JAMA Network Open (free) AND Opioid Prescriptions Can Be Drastically Reduced After Surgery with No Increase in Pain, Study Shows – Roswell Park (free)


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