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Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Guidelines and Recommendations for Ensuring Good Epidemiological Practice

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:10h | UTC

Guidelines and recommendations for ensuring Good Epidemiological Practice (GEP): a guideline developed by the German Society for Epidemiology – European Journal of Epidemiology (free)

 


Statistics and Methods: Treatment Effects in Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trials

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:08h | UTC

Guide to Statistics and Methods: Treatment Effects in Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trials – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Chest Pain in General Practice: A Systematic Review of Prediction Rules

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:09h | UTC

Chest pain in general practice: a systematic review of prediction rules – BMJ Open (free)

Related: Meta‐analysis: Prognostic Accuracy of the HEART Score for Prediction of Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients Presenting With Chest Pain (free)

 


Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:07h | UTC

Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (free PDF)

News Release: Updated dietary reference intakes for sodium and potassium (free)

 


ASCO Guideline: Management of the Neck in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:06h | UTC

Management of the Neck in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx: ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline – Journal of Clinical Oncology (free)

 


Big Pharma is Embracing Open-access Publishing Like Never Before

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:05h | UTC

Big pharma is embracing open-access publishing like never before – Nature News (free)

See also: UC Terminates Subscriptions with World’s Largest Scientific Publisher in Push for Open Access (resources and commentaries on the subject)

 


A Review of ASA Physical Status – Historical Perspectives and Modern Developments

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:04h | UTC

A review of ASA physical status – historical perspectives and modern developments – Anaesthesia (free)

 


Consensus-based Recommendations for the Management of Juvenile Localized Scleroderma

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:01h | UTC

Consensus-based recommendations for the management of juvenile localised scleroderma – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases (free)

 


Special Issue: Hyperkalemia

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:02h | UTC

Hyperkalemia – European Heart Journal Supplement (free articles)

Introduction

Potassium homoeostasis and pathophysiology of hyperkalaemia

Hyperkalaemia: aetiology, epidemiology, and clinical significance

Current treatment and unmet needs of hyperkalaemia in the emergency department

Barriers to guideline mandated renin–angiotensin inhibitor use: focus on hyperkalaemia

Pharmacology of new treatments for hyperkalaemia: patiromer and sodium zirconium cyclosilicate

New frontiers for management of hyperkalaemia: the emergence of novel agents

New treatments for hyperkalaemia: clinical use in cardiology

A new area for the management of hyperkalaemia with potassium binders: clinical use in nephrology

Potassium binders for the prevention of hyperkalaemia in heart failure patients: implementation issues and future developments

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

 


Best Practices Recommendations for Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry in Lung Cancer

6 Mar, 2019 | 20:00h | UTC

Best Practices Recommendations for Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry in Lung Cancer – Journal of Thoracic Oncology (free for a limited period)

 


Review: Pathology of the Carotid Space

6 Mar, 2019 | 19:59h | UTC

Pathology of the carotid space – Insights into Imaging (free)

 


Wed, March 6 – 10 Stories of The Day!

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:52h | UTC

 

1 – S2k guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of type B aortic dissection – Gefässchirurgie (free)

Related Guidelines: 2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases: Document covering acute and chronic aortic diseases of the thoracic and abdominal aorta of the adult (free) AND 2010 ACCF/AHA/AATS/ACR/ASA/SCA/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Thoracic Aortic Disease (free)

 

2 – 2019 update of the WSES guidelines for management of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection in surgical patients – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

Related Guidelines: IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children (free) AND The use of faecal microbiota transplant as treatment for recurrent or refractory Clostridium difficile infection and other potential indications (free) AND Guideline for the Management of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Children and Adolescents With Cancer and Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation Recipients (free) AND Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection and Other Conditions in Children (free)

 

3 – The Brazilian Society of Cardiology and Brazilian Society of Exercise and Sports Medicine Updated Guidelines for Sports and Exercise Cardiology – 2019 – Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia (free PDF)

Related Guideline: Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Joint Position Statement on the Cardiovascular Screening of Competitive Athletes (free)

 

4 – Second patient free of HIV after stem-cell therapy – Nature News (free)

See also: Has a second person with HIV been cured? – Science (free) AND Expert reaction to HIV-1 remission in a second patient – Science Media Centre (free) AND Bone Marrow Transplant Renders Second Patient Free Of HIV – NPR (free) AND London patient might be second to be cured of HIV – CNN (free) AND H.I.V. Is Reported Cured in a Second Patient, a Milestone in the Global AIDS Epidemic – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

 

5 – Glucose control in the ICU – Current Opinion in Anesthesiology (free)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

 

6 – Ann Robinson’s research reviews, 5 March 2019 – The BMJ Opinion (free)

Ann Robinson reviews the latest research from the top medical journals.

 

7 – Stand-Alone Artificial Intelligence for Breast Cancer Detection in Mammography: Comparison With 101 Radiologists – JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Robots can detect breast cancer as well as radiologists – Oxford University Press USA (free)

 

8 – Pro/Con Debate: Contact Precautions for MRSA and VRE

Con: Things We Do For No Reason: Contact Precautions for MRSA and VRE – Journal of Hospital Medicine (free)

Pro: Things We Do For Good Reasons: Contact Precautions for Multidrug-resistant Organisms, Including MRSA and VRE – Journal of Hospital Medicine (free)

 

9 – Clinical Capital and the Risk of Maternal Labor and Delivery Complications: Hospital Scheduling, Timing, and Cohort Turnover Effects – Risk Analysis (free)

Commentaries: Hospital and Time of Delivery May Affect Mother’s Health – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Study reveals that night and weekend births have substantially higher risk of delivery complications – Society for Risk Analysis (free)

 

10 – Fast-Food Offerings in the United States in 1986, 1991, and 2016 Show Large Increases in Food Variety, Portion Size, Dietary Energy, and Selected Micronutrients – Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Bigger, Saltier, Heavier: Fast Food Since 1986 in 3 Simple Charts – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Thirty years of fast food: Greater variety, but more salt, larger portions, and added calories – Elservier (free) AND Fast Food Is Less Healthy Today Than 30 Years Ago, Analysis Finds – Forbes (free) AND Has fast food become worse for our health in the past 30 years? – Medical News Today (free)

 


German Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Type B Aortic Dissection

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:38h | UTC

S2k guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of type B aortic dissection – Gefässchirurgie (free)

Related Guidelines: 2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases: Document covering acute and chronic aortic diseases of the thoracic and abdominal aorta of the adult (free) AND 2010 ACCF/AHA/AATS/ACR/ASA/SCA/SCAI/SIR/STS/SVM Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Thoracic Aortic Disease (free)

 


Guidelines for the Management of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Surgical Patients

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:35h | UTC

2019 update of the WSES guidelines for management of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection in surgical patients – World Journal of Emergency Surgery (free)

Related Guidelines: IDSA Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children (free) AND The use of faecal microbiota transplant as treatment for recurrent or refractory Clostridium difficile infection and other potential indications (free) AND Guideline for the Management of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Children and Adolescents With Cancer and Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation Recipients (free) AND Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection and Other Conditions in Children (free)

 


Brazilian Guidelines for Sports and Exercise Cardiology

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:34h | UTC

The Brazilian Society of Cardiology and Brazilian Society of Exercise and Sports Medicine Updated Guidelines for Sports and Exercise Cardiology – 2019 – Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia (free PDF)

Related Guideline: Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Rhythm Society Joint Position Statement on the Cardiovascular Screening of Competitive Athletes (free)

 


Second Patient Free of HIV After Stem-cell Therapy

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:29h | UTC

Second patient free of HIV after stem-cell therapy – Nature News (free)

See also: Has a second person with HIV been cured? – Science (free) AND Expert reaction to HIV-1 remission in a second patient – Science Media Centre (free) AND Bone Marrow Transplant Renders Second Patient Free Of HIV – NPR (free) AND London patient might be second to be cured of HIV – CNN (free) AND H.I.V. Is Reported Cured in a Second Patient, a Milestone in the Global AIDS Epidemic – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

 


Review: Glucose Control in the ICU

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:27h | UTC

Glucose control in the ICU – Current Opinion in Anesthesiology (free)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

 


Ann Robinson’s research reviews – 5 March 2019

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:22h | UTC

Ann Robinson’s research reviews, 5 March 2019 – The BMJ Opinion (free)

Ann Robinson reviews the latest research from the top medical journals.

 


Study: Artificial Intelligence vs. Radiologists for Breast Cancer Detection in Mammography

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:20h | UTC

Stand-Alone Artificial Intelligence for Breast Cancer Detection in Mammography: Comparison With 101 Radiologists – JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Robots can detect breast cancer as well as radiologists – Oxford University Press USA (free)

 


Pro/Con Debate: Contact Precautions for MRSA and VRE

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:17h | UTC

Con: Things We Do For No Reason: Contact Precautions for MRSA and VRE – Journal of Hospital Medicine (free)

Pro: Things We Do For Good Reasons: Contact Precautions for Multidrug-resistant Organisms, Including MRSA and VRE – Journal of Hospital Medicine (free)

 


Study: Probability of a Delivery Complication is Higher During Nights, on Weekends, on Holidays, and at Teaching Hospitals is Highest in July

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:11h | UTC

Clinical Capital and the Risk of Maternal Labor and Delivery Complications: Hospital Scheduling, Timing, and Cohort Turnover Effects – Risk Analysis (free)

Commentaries: Hospital and Time of Delivery May Affect Mother’s Health – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Study reveals that night and weekend births have substantially higher risk of delivery complications – Society for Risk Analysis (free)

 


Study: Fast-Food Offerings Increasing in Portion Size, Calories, and Sodium Content

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:08h | UTC

Fast-Food Offerings in the United States in 1986, 1991, and 2016 Show Large Increases in Food Variety, Portion Size, Dietary Energy, and Selected Micronutrients – Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Bigger, Saltier, Heavier: Fast Food Since 1986 in 3 Simple Charts – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Thirty years of fast food: Greater variety, but more salt, larger portions, and added calories – Elservier (free) AND Fast Food Is Less Healthy Today Than 30 Years Ago, Analysis Finds – Forbes (free) AND Has fast food become worse for our health in the past 30 years? – Medical News Today (free)

 


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