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Daily Archives: September 8, 2019

Global Consensus Position Statement on the Use of Testosterone Therapy for Women

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:56h | UTC

Global Consensus Position Statement on the Use of Testosterone Therapy for Women – The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (free)

Commentary: Coalition issues international consensus on testosterone treatment for women – The Endocrine Society (free)

 


Expert Consensus Recommendations for the Suspicion and Diagnosis of Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:58h | UTC

Expert Consensus Recommendations for the Suspicion and Diagnosis of Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis – Circulation: Heart Failure (free)

Related: Cardiac Amyloidosis: Updates in Imaging (several reviews on the subject)

 


Meta-Analysis: Perioperative Fluid Restriction in Abdominal Surgery

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:54h | UTC

Perioperative Fluid Restriction in Abdominal Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – World Journal of Surgery (free)

Source: EvidenceAlerts

 


Consensus: CT and MR Imaging Prior to Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:55h | UTC

CT and MR imaging prior to transcatheter aortic valve implantation: standardisation of scanning protocols, measurements and reporting—a consensus document by the European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology (ESCR) – European Radiology (free)

 


Perspective: Schwartz Rounds⁠—A Simple Way to Support Staff and Promote Compassionate Patient Care

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:18h | UTC

Richard Smith: Schwartz rounds⁠—a simple way to support staff and promote compassionate patient care – The BMJ Opinion (free)

 


Perspective: When Apps Get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:15h | UTC

When Apps Get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

 


Review: Diagnosing Sexually Transmitted Infections in Resource‐constrained Settings

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:12h | UTC

Diagnosing sexually transmitted infections in resource‐constrained settings: challenges and ways forward – Journal of the International AIDS Society (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Antibiotic Avoidance Associated with Similar Long-term Outcomes in Uncomplicated Diverticulitis

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:10h | UTC

Long‐term follow‐up of the AVOD randomized trial of antibiotic avoidance in uncomplicated diverticulitis – British Journal of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related Research: Long-Term Effects of Omitting Antibiotics in Uncomplicated Acute Diverticulitis – American Journal of Gastroenterology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related Guidelines: Consensus Conference on Acute Diverticulitis Management: Evidence-based Recommendations for Clinical Practice (free articles)

Source: EvidenceAlerts

 


[Abstract Only] Another Study Points to Increased Colorectal Cancer Incidence in Young Adults

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:05h | UTC

Global patterns and trends in colorectal cancer incidence in young adults – Gut (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Global analysis finds early onset colorectal cancer rising in many high-income countries – American Cancer Society (free) AND Increase in CRC in Young Adults in Many High-Income Countries – Medscape (free registration required)

Related: More Colon Cancer Cases are Being Diagnosed in People Under 50 (link to abstract and commentaries)

 


[Abstract Only] Observational Study Suggests Hearing Aids May Have a Role in Preventing Dementia and Depression in Older Adults

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:04h | UTC

Can Hearing Aids Delay Time to Diagnosis of Dementia, Depression, or Falls in Older Adults? – Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Hearing aids linked to lower risk of dementia, depression and falls – University of Michigan (free) AND Hearing Aids May Reduce Risk of Depression, Anxiety, Dementia in Older Adults – Psychiatric News Alert (free)

 


Systematic Review: Altering the Availability or Proximity of Food, Alcohol, and Tobacco Products to Change their Selection and Consumption

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:02h | UTC

Altering the availability or proximity of food, alcohol, and tobacco products to change their selection and consumption – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Altering the availability or proximity of food, alcohol, and tobacco products to change their selection and consumption – Cochrane Library (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: Hypofractionation (Fewer, Larger Doses of Daily Radiation) for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer Results in Similar Oncologic Outcomes

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:00h | UTC

Hypofractionation for clinically localized prostate cancer – Cochrane Library (free)

 


Systematic Review: Chlorhexidine Bathing of the Critically Ill for the Prevention of Hospital‐acquired Infection

8 Sep, 2019 | 23:01h | UTC

Chlorhexidine bathing of the critically ill for the prevention of hospital‐acquired infection – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Bathing critically ill patients with chlorhexidine to prevent hospital-acquired infections – Cochrane Library (free)

“Due to the very low-certainty evidence available, it is not clear whether bathing with chlorhexidine reduces hospital-acquired infections, mortality, or length of stay in the ICU”

 


Systematic Review: Taxanes for Adjuvant Treatment of Early Breast Cancer

8 Sep, 2019 | 22:59h | UTC

Taxanes for adjuvant treatment of early breast cancer – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Taxane-containing chemotherapy for women after surgery for early breast cancer – Cochrane Library (free)

 


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