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Daily Archives: June 25, 2019

Tue June 25 – 10 Stories of The Day!

25 Jun, 2019 | 07:23h | UTC

 

1 – WHO consolidated guideline on self-care interventions for health: sexual and reproductive health and rights – World Health Organization (free PDF)

News release: Expanding access to health services with self-care interventions – World Health Organization (free)

Related BMJ Supplement: Self care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights (free articles)

 

2 – Alcohol Use by Youth – Pediatrics (free)

Technical Report: Alcohol Use by Youth – Pediatrics (free)

News Release: American Academy of Pediatrics Emphasizes Dangers of Alcohol to Children, Teens and Young Adults – American Academy of Pediatrics (free)

 

3 – Anticholinergic Drug Exposure and the Risk of Dementia: A Nested Case-Control Study – JAMA Internal Medicine (free)

Commentaries: Preventing Alzheimer Disease by Deprescribing Anticholinergic Medications – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period) AND Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk – UPI (free) AND Expert reaction to anticholinergic drug exposure and risk of dementia – Science Media Centre (free) Commonly prescribed drugs are tied to nearly 50% higher dementia risk in older adults, study says – CNN (free)

 

4 – Coagulation Testing in Patients Taking Direct Oral Anticoagulants: A Teachable Moment – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

 

5 – Natural History of Adrenal Incidentalomas With and Without Mild Autonomous Cortisol Excess: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Incidentally discovered adrenal tumors rarely grow or affect hormonal function, review finds – ACP Internist (free) AND Healthcare guidelines should be updated for patients with certain adrenal tumors – University of Birmingham (free) 

Related Guideline: Management of adrenal incidentalomas: European Society of Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guideline in collaboration with the European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors – European Journal of Endocrinology (free)

 

6 – Physiology and Pathophysiology of Potassium Homeostasis: Core Curriculum 2019 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

 

7 – A systematic review of infectious illness Presenteeism: prevalence, reasons and risk factors – BMC Public Health (free)

Related Study: Working with influenza-like illness: Presenteeism among US health care personnel during the 2014-2015 influenza season – American Journal of Infection Control (link to abstract – $ for full-text) AND Commentaries: This flu season, physicians need to scrap the ‘martyr culture’ of working while sick – STAT (free) AND Healthcare Providers Shouldn’t Come to Work While Sick, but They Do — Here’s Why – HIV and ID Observations, Journal Watch Blog (free)

Infectious illness presenteeism (working while sick) prevalence ranged from 35 to 97%.

 

8 – Heart failure and sepsis: practical recommendations for the optimal management – Heart Failure Reviews (free)

 

9 – Expiratory muscle dysfunction in critically ill patients: towards improved understanding – Intensive Care Medicine (free)

 

10 – The geriatric patient: special aspects of peri-operative management – Effort Open Reviews (free)

Related: Optimal Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient: A Best Practices Guideline from the American College of Surgeons NSQIP and the American Geriatrics Society (free) AND The Perioperative Care of Older Patients: Time for a New, Interdisciplinary Approach – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international (free) AND Peri‐operative optimisation of elderly and frail patients: a narrative review – Anaesthesia (free) AND Surgical Guidelines for Perioperative Management of Older Adults: What Geriatricians Need to Know – Journal of The American Geriatrics Society (free) AND Peri-operative care of the elderly 2014: Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (free)

 


WHO Consolidated Guideline on Self-care Interventions for Health: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

25 Jun, 2019 | 07:21h | UTC

WHO consolidated guideline on self-care interventions for health: sexual and reproductive health and rights – World Health Organization (free PDF)

News release: Expanding access to health services with self-care interventions – World Health Organization (free)

Related BMJ Supplement: Self care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights (free articles)

 


AAP Policy Statement: Alcohol Use by Youth

25 Jun, 2019 | 07:09h | UTC

Alcohol Use by Youth – Pediatrics (free)

Technical Report: Alcohol Use by Youth – Pediatrics (free)

News Release: American Academy of Pediatrics Emphasizes Dangers of Alcohol to Children, Teens and Young Adults – American Academy of Pediatrics (free)

 


Study: Anticholinergic Drug Exposure and the Risk of Dementia

25 Jun, 2019 | 07:03h | UTC

Anticholinergic Drug Exposure and the Risk of Dementia: A Nested Case-Control Study – JAMA Internal Medicine (free)

Commentaries: Preventing Alzheimer Disease by Deprescribing Anticholinergic Medications – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period) AND Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk – UPI (free) AND Expert reaction to anticholinergic drug exposure and risk of dementia – Science Media Centre (free) Commonly prescribed drugs are tied to nearly 50% higher dementia risk in older adults, study says – CNN (free)

 


Teachable Moment: Avoid Routine Testing for PT and/or INR, as Well as aPTT, in Patients Taking DOACs

25 Jun, 2019 | 06:54h | UTC

Coagulation Testing in Patients Taking Direct Oral Anticoagulants: A Teachable Moment – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

 


Physiology and Pathophysiology of Potassium Homeostasis

25 Jun, 2019 | 06:31h | UTC

Physiology and Pathophysiology of Potassium Homeostasis: Core Curriculum 2019 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Natural History of Adrenal Incidentalomas With and Without Mild Autonomous Cortisol Excess

25 Jun, 2019 | 06:33h | UTC

Natural History of Adrenal Incidentalomas With and Without Mild Autonomous Cortisol Excess: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Incidentally discovered adrenal tumors rarely grow or affect hormonal function, review finds – ACP Internist (free) AND Healthcare guidelines should be updated for patients with certain adrenal tumors – University of Birmingham (free)

Related Guideline: Management of adrenal incidentalomas: European Society of Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guideline in collaboration with the European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors – European Journal of Endocrinology (free)

 


Working While Sick: A Systematic Review of Infectious Illness Presenteeism

25 Jun, 2019 | 06:25h | UTC

A systematic review of infectious illness Presenteeism: prevalence, reasons and risk factors – BMC Public Health (free)

Related Study: Working with influenza-like illness: Presenteeism among US health care personnel during the 2014-2015 influenza season – American Journal of Infection Control (link to abstract – $ for full-text) AND Commentaries: This flu season, physicians need to scrap the ‘martyr culture’ of working while sick – STAT (free) AND Healthcare Providers Shouldn’t Come to Work While Sick, but They Do — Here’s Why – HIV and ID Observations, Journal Watch Blog (free)

Infectious illness presenteeism (working while sick) prevalence ranged from 35 to 97%.

 


Heart Failure and Sepsis: Practical Recommendations for the Optimal Management

25 Jun, 2019 | 06:07h | UTC

Heart failure and sepsis: practical recommendations for the optimal management – Heart Failure Reviews (free)

 


Review: Expiratory Muscle Dysfunction in Critically Ill Patients

25 Jun, 2019 | 06:03h | UTC

Expiratory muscle dysfunction in critically ill patients: towards improved understanding – Intensive Care Medicine (free)

 


The Geriatric Patient: Special Aspects of Peri-operative Management

25 Jun, 2019 | 05:59h | UTC

The geriatric patient: special aspects of peri-operative management – Effort Open Reviews (free)

Related: Optimal Perioperative Management of the Geriatric Patient: A Best Practices Guideline from the American College of Surgeons NSQIP and the American Geriatrics Society (free) AND The Perioperative Care of Older Patients: Time for a New, Interdisciplinary Approach – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international (free) AND Peri‐operative optimisation of elderly and frail patients: a narrative review – Anaesthesia (free) AND Surgical Guidelines for Perioperative Management of Older Adults: What Geriatricians Need to Know – Journal of The American Geriatrics Society (free) AND Peri-operative care of the elderly 2014: Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (free)

 


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