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Daily Archives: August 8, 2019

Thu August 8 – 10 Stories of The Day!

8 Aug, 2019 | 08:43h | UTC

 

1 – 2019 European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology Classification Criteria for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus – Arthritis & Rheumatology (free)

See also: Video Abstract (free)

 

2 – Palliative Care for people living with heart failure – European Association for Palliative Care Task Force expert position statement – Cardiovascular Research (free PDF)

Related Reviews: Palliative Care for Patients With Heart Failure – American College of Cardiology (free) AND Approach to advanced heart failure at the end of life – Canadian Family Physician (free) AND Palliative Care in Heart Failure: Rationale, Evidence, and Future Priorities – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (free) AND How Medicine Has Changed the End of Life for Patients With Cardiovascular Disease – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (free) AND Dilemmas in end-stage heart failure – Journal of Geriatric Cardiology (free) AND It’s Time to Talk: Challenges in Providing Integrated Palliative Care in Advanced Congestive Heart Failure. A Narrative Review – Cardiology Reviews (free) AND Palliative Care Interventions for Patients with Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (free)

Related Randomized Trial: Palliative Care in Heart Failure (link to abstract and commentaries)

 

3 – White coats should no longer be worn by physicians – KevinMD (free)

Related guideline: Healthcare Personnel Attire in Non-Operating-Room Settings – Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (free) AND Commentaries: Goodbye to the Doctor’s White Coat? – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND New infection control recommendations could make white coats obsolete – ScienceDaily (free) AND Should Doctors Still Be Allowed to Wear White Coats? You Decide – HIV and ID Observations (free)

See also: Long Sleeves on Doctors’ White Coats May Spread Germs – Scientific American (free) AND Why Your Doctor’s White Coat Can Be a Threat to Your Health – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

 

4 – Comparison of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Targeted Biopsy With Systematic Biopsy Alone for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: The Evolving Paradigm of Prostate Cancer Screening – JAMA Network Open (free) AND MRIs Improve Targeting of Biopsies for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis – MedicalResearch.com (free)

Related Cochrane Review: MRI Pathway vs. Systematic Biopsy for Detecting Prostate Cancer (free)

Prebiopsy magnetic resonance imaging combined with targeted biopsy is associated with improved detection of clinically significant prostate cancer and reduced numbers of biopsy cores per procedure, while potentially avoiding unnecessary biopsies.”

 

5 – Diagnostic Imaging in Pregnant Patients With Suspected Appendicitis – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

6 – Dysproteinemia and the Kidney: Core Curriculum 2019 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

Related Reviews: Dysproteinemias and Glomerular Disease – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free) AND Paraprotein–Related Kidney Disease: Kidney Injury from Paraproteins—What Determines the Site of Injury? – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free) AND Paraprotein–Related Kidney Disease: Glomerular Diseases Associated with Paraproteinemias – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free)

 

7 – ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: Core Curriculum 2020 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

Related Guidelines: EULAR/ERA-EDTA recommendations for the management of ANCA-associated vasculitis – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases (free) AND BSR and BHPR guideline for the management of adults with ANCA-associated vasculitis – Rheumatology (free) AND Comparisons of Guidelines and Recommendations on Managing Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody–Associated Vasculitis – Kidney International Reports (free)

 

8 – A Clinician’s Guide to Healthy Eating for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention – Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes (free)

 

9 – Plant‐Based Diets Are Associated With a Lower Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Disease Mortality, and All‐Cause Mortality in a General Population of Middle‐Aged Adults – Journal of the American Heart Association (free)

Commentaries: Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health – American Heart Association (free) AND Healthy plant-based diet tied to lowered heart risk – Reuters (free)

 

10 – Association between meat consumption and risk of breast cancer: Findings from the Sister Study – International Journal of Cancer (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Substituting poultry for red meat may reduce breast cancer risk – Wiley (free) AND Expert reaction to study looking at red meat and poultry consumption and breast cancer risk – Science Media Centre (free)

 


Position Statement: Palliative Care for People Living with Heart Failure

8 Aug, 2019 | 08:28h | UTC

Palliative Care for people living with heart failure – European Association for Palliative Care Task Force expert position statement – Cardiovascular Research (free PDF)

Related Reviews: Palliative Care for Patients With Heart Failure – American College of Cardiology (free) AND Approach to advanced heart failure at the end of life – Canadian Family Physician (free) AND Palliative Care in Heart Failure: Rationale, Evidence, and Future Priorities – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (free) AND How Medicine Has Changed the End of Life for Patients With Cardiovascular Disease – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (free) AND Dilemmas in end-stage heart failure – Journal of Geriatric Cardiology (free) AND It’s Time to Talk: Challenges in Providing Integrated Palliative Care in Advanced Congestive Heart Failure. A Narrative Review – Cardiology Reviews (free) AND Palliative Care Interventions for Patients with Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (free)

Related Randomized Trial: Palliative Care in Heart Failure (link to abstract and commentaries)

 


2019 EULAR/ACR Diagnostic Criteria for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

8 Aug, 2019 | 08:30h | UTC

2019 European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology Classification Criteria for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus – Arthritis & Rheumatology (free)

See also: Video Abstract (free)

 


Perspective: White Coats Should no Longer be Worn by Physicians

8 Aug, 2019 | 08:25h | UTC

White coats should no longer be worn by physicians – KevinMD (free)

Related guideline: Healthcare Personnel Attire in Non-Operating-Room Settings – Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (free) AND Commentaries: Goodbye to the Doctor’s White Coat? – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND New infection control recommendations could make white coats obsolete – ScienceDaily (free) AND Should Doctors Still Be Allowed to Wear White Coats? You Decide – HIV and ID Observations (free)

See also: Long Sleeves on Doctors’ White Coats May Spread Germs – Scientific American (free) AND Why Your Doctor’s White Coat Can Be a Threat to Your Health – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

 


Meta-Analysis: MRI plus Targeted Biopsy vs. Systematic Biopsy Alone for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

8 Aug, 2019 | 08:13h | UTC

Comparison of Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Targeted Biopsy With Systematic Biopsy Alone for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: The Evolving Paradigm of Prostate Cancer Screening – JAMA Network Open (free) AND MRIs Improve Targeting of Biopsies for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis – MedicalResearch.com (free)

Related Cochrane Review: MRI Pathway vs. Systematic Biopsy for Detecting Prostate Cancer (free)

“Prebiopsy magnetic resonance imaging combined with targeted biopsy is associated with improved detection of clinically significant prostate cancer and reduced numbers of biopsy cores per procedure, while potentially avoiding unnecessary biopsies.”

 


Diagnostic Imaging in Pregnant Patients With Suspected Appendicitis

8 Aug, 2019 | 08:04h | UTC

Diagnostic Imaging in Pregnant Patients With Suspected Appendicitis – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Dysproteinemia and the Kidney: Core Curriculum 2019

8 Aug, 2019 | 08:00h | UTC

Dysproteinemia and the Kidney: Core Curriculum 2019 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

Related Reviews: Dysproteinemias and Glomerular Disease – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free) AND Paraprotein–Related Kidney Disease: Kidney Injury from Paraproteins—What Determines the Site of Injury? – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free) AND Paraprotein–Related Kidney Disease: Glomerular Diseases Associated with Paraproteinemias – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free)

 


ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: Core Curriculum 2020

8 Aug, 2019 | 07:59h | UTC

ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: Core Curriculum 2020 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

Related Guidelines: EULAR/ERA-EDTA recommendations for the management of ANCA-associated vasculitis – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases (free) AND BSR and BHPR guideline for the management of adults with ANCA-associated vasculitis – Rheumatology (free) AND Comparisons of Guidelines and Recommendations on Managing Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody–Associated Vasculitis – Kidney International Reports (free)

 

 


A Clinician’s Guide to Healthy Eating for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

8 Aug, 2019 | 07:51h | UTC

A Clinician’s Guide to Healthy Eating for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention – Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes (free)

 


Study: Plant‐Based Diets Are Associated with a Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and All‐Cause Mortality

8 Aug, 2019 | 07:44h | UTC

Plant‐Based Diets Are Associated With a Lower Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Disease Mortality, and All‐Cause Mortality in a General Population of Middle‐Aged Adults – Journal of the American Heart Association (free)

Commentaries: Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health – American Heart Association (free) AND Healthy plant-based diet tied to lowered heart risk – Reuters (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Study: Reducing Red Meat and Replacing it for Poultry May Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

8 Aug, 2019 | 07:36h | UTC

Association between meat consumption and risk of breast cancer: Findings from the Sister Study – International Journal of Cancer (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Substituting poultry for red meat may reduce breast cancer risk – Wiley (free) AND Expert reaction to study looking at red meat and poultry consumption and breast cancer risk – Science Media Centre (free)

 


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