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Daily Archives: March 17, 2020

Radiology Department Preparedness for COVID-19: Radiology Scientific Expert Panel

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:47h | UTC

Radiology Department Preparedness for COVID-19: Radiology Scientific Expert Panel – Radiology (free)

Commentary: Experts stress radiology preparedness for COVID-19 – Radiology Society of North America (free)

 


Tue March 17 – 10 Stories of The Day!

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:55h | UTC

 

1 – Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) – Science (free)

Commentaries: 80% of COVID-19 spreads from people who don’t know they are sick – UPI (free) AND Coronavirus Is Hiding in Plain Sight – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

Related: COVID-19: Who Is Infectious? – Forbes (free) AND Infected people without symptoms might be driving the spread of coronavirus more than we realized – CNN (free)

 

2 – ‘A ticking time bomb’: Scientists worry about coronavirus spread in Africa – Science (free)

Related: Managing COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries – JAMA (free) AND Inside the Efforts to Prepare African Countries for COVID-19 – TIME (free) AND Looming threat of COVID-19 infection in Africa: act collectively, and fast – The Lancet (free) AND Is the Africa prepared for tackling the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic? – lessons from past outbreaks, ongoing pan-African public health efforts, and implications for the future – International Journal of Infectious Diseases (free PDF)

 

3 – Radiology Department Preparedness for COVID-19: Radiology Scientific Expert Panel – Radiology (free)

Commentary: Experts stress radiology preparedness for COVID-19 – Radiology Society of North America (free)

 

4 – Epidemiological Characteristics of 2143 Pediatric Patients With 2019 Coronavirus Disease in China – Pediatrics (free PDF)

Commentary: Children with COVID-19 Impacted Less Severely Than Adults: Study – American Academy of Pediatrics (free)

 

5 – Antibiotic Use and Outcomes in Children in the Emergency Department with Suspected Pneumonia – Pediatrics (free)

Commentary: Study questions role of antibiotics in kids’ pneumonia – CIDRAP (free)

 

6 – Dual Versus Triple Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Dual therapy for afib after PCI may reduce bleeding risk better than triple therapy – ACP Internist (free) AND Dual therapy reduces risk for bleeding better than triple therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation – American College of Physicians (free)

Related Meta-Analysis: Dual vs. Triple Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation following PCI – European Heart Journal (free) AND Meta-analysis comparing double versus Triple Anti-thrombotic Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Coronary Artery Disease – The American Journal of Cardiology (free)

 

7 – #199 NephMadness: Hyperkalemia, Diet, K+ Binders, Exercise – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast (free)

See also: Episode List

 

8 – Tinnitus – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related Guideline: Tinnitus: assessment and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

 

9 – Development and Validation of a Penicillin Allergy Clinical Decision Rule – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

 

10 – Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives / 17 March 2020 Edition

17 March 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives (several free resources)

 


‘A Ticking Time Bomb’: Scientists Worry About Coronavirus Spread in Africa

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:48h | UTC

‘A ticking time bomb’: Scientists worry about coronavirus spread in Africa – Science (free)

Related: Managing COVID-19 in Low- and Middle-Income Countries – JAMA (free) AND Inside the Efforts to Prepare African Countries for COVID-19 – TIME (free) AND Looming threat of COVID-19 infection in Africa: act collectively, and fast – The Lancet (free) AND Is the Africa prepared for tackling the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic? – lessons from past outbreaks, ongoing pan-African public health efforts, and implications for the future – International Journal of Infectious Diseases (free PDF)

 


COVID-19: Undocumented Infections are the Infection Source for 79% of Documented Cases

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:51h | UTC

Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) – Science (free)

Commentaries: 80% of COVID-19 spreads from people who don’t know they are sick – UPI (free) AND Coronavirus Is Hiding in Plain Sight – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

Related: COVID-19: Who Is Infectious? – Forbes (free) AND Infected people without symptoms might be driving the spread of coronavirus more than we realized – CNN (free)

 


Epidemiological Characteristics of 2143 Pediatric Patients With 2019 Coronavirus Disease in China

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:45h | UTC

Epidemiological Characteristics of 2143 Pediatric Patients With 2019 Coronavirus Disease in China – Pediatrics (free PDF)

Commentary: Children with COVID-19 Impacted Less Severely Than Adults: Study – American Academy of Pediatrics (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Dual Versus Triple Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:41h | UTC

Dual Versus Triple Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Dual therapy for afib after PCI may reduce bleeding risk better than triple therapy – ACP Internist (free) AND Dual therapy reduces risk for bleeding better than triple therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation – American College of Physicians (free)

Related Meta-Analysis: Dual vs. Triple Antithrombotic Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation following PCI – European Heart Journal (free) AND Meta-analysis comparing double versus Triple Anti-thrombotic Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Coronary Artery Disease – The American Journal of Cardiology (free)

 


Podcast: Hyperkalemia, Diet, K+ Binders, Exercise

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:40h | UTC

#199 NephMadness: Hyperkalemia, Diet, K+ Binders, Exercise – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast (free)

See also: Episode List

 


Observational Study Suggests Antibiotic Use Does Not Improve Outcomes in Children in the Emergency Department with Suspected Pneumonia

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:43h | UTC

Antibiotic Use and Outcomes in Children in the Emergency Department with Suspected Pneumonia – Pediatrics (free)

Commentary: Study questions role of antibiotics in kids’ pneumonia – CIDRAP (free)

 


Clinical Update: Tinnitus

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:38h | UTC

Tinnitus – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related Guideline: Tinnitus: assessment and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

 


Study: Development and Validation of a Penicillin Allergy Clinical Decision Rule

17 Mar, 2020 | 08:37h | UTC

Development and Validation of a Penicillin Allergy Clinical Decision Rule – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

 


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