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Daily Archives: July 10, 2019

Wed July 10 – 10 Stories of The Day!

10 Jul, 2019 | 10:28h | UTC

 

1 – News Release: WHO updates global guidance on medicines and diagnostic tests to address health challenges, prioritize highly effective therapeutics, and improve affordable access – World Health Organization (free)

Guidance: World Health Organization model list of essential medicines: 21st list 2019 (free PDF) AND Executive summary: the selection and use of essential medicines 2019 (free PDF) AND World Health Organization model list of essential medicines for children: 7th list 2019 (free PDF) AND Second WHO Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (free PDF)

Commentaries: WHO List of Essential Tests Gets An Upgrade – Forbes (free) AND WHO adds new antibiotics to essential medicines list – CIDRAP (free)

 

2 – Consensus statement from the International Consensus Meeting on the Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury – Acta Neurochirurgica (free)

 

3 – Management of Infants at Risk for Group B Streptococcal Disease – Pediatrics (free)

News Releases: AAP Updates Guidance on Preventing, Managing Infants with Group B Strep Disease – American Academy of Pediatrics (free) AND Early-onset group B strep: New guidance includes changes in dosing, assessment – AAP News (free)

Related: ACOG Guideline: Prevention of Early-Onset Group B Streptococcal Disease in Newborns (free)

 

4 – Delayed childhood neurodevelopment and neurosensory alterations in the second year of life in a prospective cohort of ZIKV-exposed children – Nature Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: A third of children up to age 3 exposed to Zika in-utero have neurological problems – UCLA (free) AND Maternal Zika infection tied to poor development in 32% of tots – CIDRAP (free)

 

5 – Selective Referral Using CCTA Versus Direct Referral for Individuals Referred to Invasive Coronary Angiography for Suspected CAD: A Randomized, Controlled, Open-Label Trial – JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography for Selective Cardiac Catheterization – CONSERVE – American College of Cardiology (free)

 

6 – Association Between Androgen Deprivation Therapy Use and Diagnosis of Dementia in Men with Prostate Cancer – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: Hormone therapy for prostate cancer may raise risk of Alzheimer’s, Dementia – Penn Medicine (free) AND Prostate cancer treatment linked to heightened Alzheimer’s risk – UPI (free) AND Men’s dementia risk higher after androgen deprivation therapy – OnMedica (free) AND Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy – Reuters (free)

 

7 – Subclinical Hypothyroidism – A Review – JAMA (free link for a limited period)

Related: BMJ Guideline: Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism (free guideline and commentaries)

 

8 – Evaluating and Managing Bradycardia – Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine (free)

Related: 2018 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline on the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Bradycardia and Cardiac Conduction Delay (free guideline and resources)

 

9 – Management of acute variceal hemorrhage – F1000Research (free)

 

10 – Neuropsychiatric Sequelae in Adolescents With Acute Synthetic Cannabinoid Toxicity – Pediatrics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Study: Seizures, coma more common with synthetic cannabinoids than cannabis – American Academy of Pediatrics (free)

Commentary: Synthetic Cannabinoids Associated with More Comas and Seizures in Teens – NEJM Journal Watch (free)

 


WHO Updates Global Guidance on Medicines and Diagnostic Tests

10 Jul, 2019 | 10:25h | UTC

News Release: WHO updates global guidance on medicines and diagnostic tests to address health challenges, prioritize highly effective therapeutics, and improve affordable access – World Health Organization (free)

Guidance: World Health Organization model list of essential medicines: 21st list 2019 (free PDF) AND Executive summary: the selection and use of essential medicines 2019 (free PDF) AND World Health Organization model list of essential medicines for children: 7th list 2019 (free PDF) AND Second WHO Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (free PDF)

Commentaries: WHO List of Essential Tests Gets An Upgrade – Forbes (free) AND WHO adds new antibiotics to essential medicines list – CIDRAP (free)

 


Consensus statement on the Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury

10 Jul, 2019 | 10:09h | UTC

Consensus statement from the International Consensus Meeting on the Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury – Acta Neurochirurgica (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Study: Nearly A Third of Children Exposed to Zika In-utero Develop Neurological Problems by Age 3

10 Jul, 2019 | 09:53h | UTC

Delayed childhood neurodevelopment and neurosensory alterations in the second year of life in a prospective cohort of ZIKV-exposed children – Nature Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: A third of children up to age 3 exposed to Zika in-utero have neurological problems – UCLA (free) AND Maternal Zika infection tied to poor development in 32% of tots – CIDRAP (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


AAP Clinical Report: Management of Infants at Risk for Group B Streptococcal Disease

10 Jul, 2019 | 10:06h | UTC

Management of Infants at Risk for Group B Streptococcal Disease – Pediatrics (free)

News Releases: AAP Updates Guidance on Preventing, Managing Infants with Group B Strep Disease – American Academy of Pediatrics (free) AND Early-onset group B strep: New guidance includes changes in dosing, assessment – AAP News (free)

Related: ACOG Guideline: Prevention of Early-Onset Group B Streptococcal Disease in Newborns (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Selective Referral Using CCTA First vs. Direct Referral for Individuals with Indication of Invasive Coronary Angiography for Suspected CAD

10 Jul, 2019 | 09:50h | UTC

Selective Referral Using CCTA Versus Direct Referral for Individuals Referred to Invasive Coronary Angiography for Suspected CAD: A Randomized, Controlled, Open-Label Trial – JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Coronary Computed Tomographic Angiography for Selective Cardiac Catheterization – CONSERVE – American College of Cardiology (free)

 


Review: Subclinical Hypothyroidism

10 Jul, 2019 | 02:36h | UTC

Subclinical Hypothyroidism – A Review – JAMA (free link for a limited period)

Related: BMJ Guideline: Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism (free guideline and commentaries)

 


Androgen Deprivation Therapy Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia in Men with Prostate Cancer

10 Jul, 2019 | 09:30h | UTC

Association Between Androgen Deprivation Therapy Use and Diagnosis of Dementia in Men with Prostate Cancer – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: Hormone therapy for prostate cancer may raise risk of Alzheimer’s, Dementia – Penn Medicine (free) AND Prostate cancer treatment linked to heightened Alzheimer’s risk – UPI (free) AND Men’s dementia risk higher after androgen deprivation therapy – OnMedica (free) AND Risk of dementia rises with prostate cancer hormone-blocking therapy – Reuters (free)

 


Review: Management of Acute Variceal Hemorrhage

10 Jul, 2019 | 02:31h | UTC

Management of acute variceal hemorrhage – F1000Research (free)

 


Review: Evaluating and Managing Bradycardia

10 Jul, 2019 | 02:32h | UTC

Evaluating and Managing Bradycardia – Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine (free)

Related: 2018 ACC/AHA/HRS Guideline on the Evaluation and Management of Patients With Bradycardia and Cardiac Conduction Delay (free guideline and resources)

 


[Abstract Only] Study: Seizures, Coma More Common with Synthetic Cannabinoids Than Cannabis

10 Jul, 2019 | 02:27h | UTC

Neuropsychiatric Sequelae in Adolescents With Acute Synthetic Cannabinoid Toxicity – Pediatrics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Study: Seizures, coma more common with synthetic cannabinoids than cannabis – American Academy of Pediatrics (free)

Commentary: Synthetic Cannabinoids Associated with More Comas and Seizures in Teens – NEJM Journal Watch (free)

 


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