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Daily Archives: October 18, 2019

Fri October 18 – 10 Stories of The Day!

18 Oct, 2019 | 10:25h | UTC

 

1 – Global tuberculosis report 2019 – World Health Organization (free)

New Release: 7 million people receive record levels of lifesaving TB treatment but 3 million still miss out – World Health Organization (free)

Commentaries: WHO TB 2019 report: Unprecedented political commitment leads to unprecedented progress – Science Speaks: Global ID News (free) AND World Falling Short Of 2020 Targets For ‘End TB’ Strategy – Health Policy Watch (free) AND Fighting TB: Slow Progress Should Ignite Action – Forbes (free)

 

2 – Clinical practice guideline on undernutrition in chronic kidney disease – BMC Nephrology (free)

 

3 – Cascades of Care After Incidental Findings in a US National Survey of Physicians – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: The Important but Rarely Studied Cascade of Care – JAMA Network Open (free) AND Incidental Test Findings and the Burden They Create – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related: Umbrella Review: Prevalence and Outcomes of Incidental Imaging Findings (free)

 

4 – Management of blood pressure in stroke – International Journal of Cardiology Hypertension (free)

Related Guidelines: 2018 AHA/ASA Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke (free) AND AHA/ASA Guidelines for the Management of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage (free) AND Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations for Acute Stroke Management (free) AND Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

 

5 – Urinary tract infections in children: an overview of diagnosis and management – BMJ Paediatrics Open (free)

 

6 – ‘Fear Of Falling’: How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed – Kaiser Health News (free)

Related: Mobility Programs for the Hospitalized Older Adult: A Scoping Review – Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (free)

 

7 – Complexity in Assessing the Benefit vs Risk of Vaccines: Experience With Rotavirus and Dengue Virus Vaccines – JAMA (free for a limited period)

“At what threshold does a large reduction in disease burden for society justify the small risk of an adverse reaction to an individual?”

 

8 – Information Asymmetry: The Untapped Value of the Patient – NEJM Catalyst (free)

 

9 – Alex Nowbar’s weekly review—17 October 2019 – The BMJ Opinion (free)

Alex Nowbar reviews the latest research from the top medical journals.

 

10 – Frequent drinking is a more important risk factor for new-onset atrial fibrillation than binge drinking: a nationwide population-based study – EP Europace (free)

Commentary: Frequent drinking is greater risk factor for heart rhythm disorder than binge drinking – European Society of Cardiology (free)

 


WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2019

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:29h | UTC

Global tuberculosis report 2019 – World Health Organization (free)

New Release: 7 million people receive record levels of lifesaving TB treatment but 3 million still miss out – World Health Organization (free)

Commentaries: WHO TB 2019 report: Unprecedented political commitment leads to unprecedented progress – Science Speaks: Global ID News (free) AND World Falling Short Of 2020 Targets For ‘End TB’ Strategy – Health Policy Watch (free) AND Fighting TB: Slow Progress Should Ignite Action – Forbes (free)

 


Clinical Practice Guideline on Undernutrition in Chronic Kidney Disease

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:28h | UTC

Clinical practice guideline on undernutrition in chronic kidney disease – BMC Nephrology (free)

 


Study: Cascades of Care After Incidental Findings

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:25h | UTC

Cascades of Care After Incidental Findings in a US National Survey of Physicians – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: The Important but Rarely Studied Cascade of Care – JAMA Network Open (free) AND Incidental Test Findings and the Burden They Create – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related: Umbrella Review: Prevalence and Outcomes of Incidental Imaging Findings (free)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Management of Blood Pressure in Stroke

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:21h | UTC

Management of blood pressure in stroke – International Journal of Cardiology Hypertension (free)

Related Guidelines: 2018 AHA/ASA Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke (free) AND AHA/ASA Guidelines for the Management of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage (free) AND Canadian Stroke Best Practice Recommendations for Acute Stroke Management (free) AND Stroke and transient ischaemic attack in over 16s: diagnosis and initial management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

 


Urinary Tract Infections in Children: An Overview of Diagnosis and Management

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:19h | UTC

Urinary tract infections in children: an overview of diagnosis and management – BMJ Paediatrics Open (free)

 


Viewpoint: Complexity in Assessing the Benefit vs Risk of Vaccines

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:15h | UTC

Complexity in Assessing the Benefit vs Risk of Vaccines: Experience With Rotavirus and Dengue Virus Vaccines – JAMA (free for a limited period)

“At what threshold does a large reduction in disease burden for society justify the small risk of an adverse reaction to an individual?”

 


Opinion – ‘Fear Of Falling’: How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:17h | UTC

‘Fear Of Falling’: How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed – Kaiser Health News (free)

Related: Mobility Programs for the Hospitalized Older Adult: A Scoping Review – Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (free)

 


Information Asymmetry: The Untapped Value of the Patient

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:13h | UTC

Information Asymmetry: The Untapped Value of the Patient – NEJM Catalyst (free)

 


Alex Nowbar’s weekly review—17 October 2019

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:08h | UTC

Alex Nowbar’s weekly review—17 October 2019 – The BMJ Opinion (free)

Alex Nowbar reviews the latest research from the top medical journals.

 


Study: Frequent Drinking is a More Important Risk Factor for New-onset Atrial Fibrillation Than Binge Drinking

18 Oct, 2019 | 08:07h | UTC

Frequent drinking is a more important risk factor for new-onset atrial fibrillation than binge drinking: a nationwide population-based study – EP Europace (free)

Commentary: Frequent drinking is greater risk factor for heart rhythm disorder than binge drinking – European Society of Cardiology (free)

 


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