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CT imaging of the larynx for may be a tool for the diagnosis of vocal cord dysfunction

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:13h | UTC

Computed Tomography Imaging of the Larynx for Diagnosis of Vocal Cord Dysfunction – NEJM Evidence (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


SR | Patient-reported outcomes to assess dyspnea in interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:12h | UTC

Patient-reported outcomes to assess dyspnoea in interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension: a systematic literature review of measurement properties – European Respiratory Review

 


M-A | Sensitivity and complications of thoracentesis and thoracoscopy for the diagnosis of malignant pleural effusions

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:11h | UTC

Sensitivity and complications of thoracentesis and thoracoscopy: a meta-analysis – European Respiratory Review

 


Cohort Study | Incidence and impact of anticoagulation-associated abnormal menstrual bleeding after VTE

27 Jan, 2023 | 12:04h | UTC

Incidence and impact of anticoagulation-associated abnormal menstrual bleeding in women after venous thromboembolism – Blood

Invited Commentary: The burden of heavy menstrual bleeding – Blood

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Continued enteral nutrition until extubation was noninferior to a 6-h fasting strategy before extubation in patients in the ICU

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:49h | UTC

Continued enteral nutrition until extubation compared with fasting before extubation in patients in the intensive care unit: an open-label, cluster-randomised, parallel-group, non-inferiority trial – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine (free registration required)

Invited Commentary: Continuation of enteral nutrition until extubation in critically ill patients – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


SR | Protective effectiveness of previous SARS-CoV-2 infection and hybrid immunity against the omicron variant and severe disease

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:47h | UTC

Protective effectiveness of previous SARS-CoV-2 infection and hybrid immunity against the omicron variant and severe disease: a systematic review and meta-regression – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Editorial: The benefit of vaccination after previous SARS-CoV-2 infection in the omicron era – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

News Release: University of Calgary and WHO researchers find hybrid immunity is the best protection against COVID-19

Commentaries:

Review finds hybrid immunity provides best protection against Omicron – CIDRAP

Hybrid Immunity Protects Better Against Hospitalisation and Severe COVID Infection – Health Policy Watch

 


Evidence-Based Guidance | Medical nutrition therapy in ECMO patients

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:28h | UTC

Medical Nutrition Therapy in ECMO Patients: Evidence-Based Guidance for Clinical Practice – Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

 


Review | Lung cancer screening: new evidence, updated guidance

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:08h | UTC

Lung cancer screening: New evidence, updated guidance – Journal of Family Practice

 


Review | Asthma management: How the guidelines compare

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:06h | UTC

Asthma management: How the guidelines compare – Journal of Family Practice

 


AHA Statement | Surgical management and mechanical circulatory support in high-risk pulmonary embolisms

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:40h | UTC

Surgical Management and Mechanical Circulatory Support in High-Risk Pulmonary Embolisms: Historical Context, Current Status, and Future Directions: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Journal of the American Heart Association

News Release: New statement suggests more patients may benefit from surgery for pulmonary embolism – American Heart Association

 

Commentary from one of the authors on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Executive Summary | Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome

23 Jan, 2023 | 13:45h | UTC

Executive Summary of the Second International Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (PALICC-2) – Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

 


Brief review and algorithm | Management of latent tuberculosis infection

23 Jan, 2023 | 13:35h | UTC

Management of Latent Tuberculosis Infection – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Guideline | Diagnosis and treatment of pleural effusion

20 Jan, 2023 | 14:55h | UTC

Diagnosis and Treatment of Pleural Effusion. Recommendations of the Spanish Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery. Update 2022 – Archivos de Bronconeumología

Related:

Update on Management of Pleural Disease – Current Pulmonology Reports

Pleural Effusion in Adults—Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment – Deutsches Ärzteblatt international

Evaluation of the patient with pleural effusion – Canadian Medical Association Journal

State-of-the-art: Radiological investigation of pleural disease – Respiratory Medicine

 


Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of COVID-19 associated bacterial and fungal infections

20 Jan, 2023 | 14:48h | UTC

Recommendations and guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) associated bacterial and fungal infections in Taiwan – Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection

 


Case Report | Catheter-associated superior vena cava syndrome

20 Jan, 2023 | 14:36h | UTC

Catheter-associated superior vena cava syndrome – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


Study shows low diagnostic sensitivities of SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen self-tests in asymptomatic individuals in the omicron period

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:23h | UTC

Diagnostic accuracy of SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen self-tests in asymptomatic individuals in the omicron period: a cross-sectional study – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Commentary: Study: COVID-19 rapid home tests not highly sensitive for Omicron – CIDRAP

 


CDC Study | Working in mining, food services, and construction linked to increased mortality from COPD

19 Jan, 2023 | 14:01h | UTC

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Mortality by Industry and Occupation — United States, 2020 – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentary: ~10 Percent of Deaths Among Ever-Employed Linked to COPD in 2020 – HealthDay

 


Recurrent venous thromboembolism and bleeding with extended anticoagulation: the VTE-PREDICT risk score

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:37h | UTC

Recurrent venous thromboembolism and bleeding with extended anticoagulation: the VTE-PREDICT risk score – European Heart Journal

See calculator: https://vtepredict.com/

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus statement | Use of a 4-month treatment regimen for drug susceptible TB in children with uncomplicated disease

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:25h | UTC

Consensus statement on the use of a four-month treatment regimen for drug susceptible tuberculosis in children (< 10 years of age) with uncomplicated disease – Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

 


Retrospective study | Supernumerary sex chromosome aneuploidies are associated with increased risk of VTE

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:22h | UTC

Association of Supernumerary Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies With Venous Thromboembolism – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


A deep learning model may predict future lung cancer risk from a single low-dose chest CT

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:00h | UTC

Sybil: A Validated Deep Learning Model to Predict Future Lung Cancer Risk From a Single Low-Dose Chest Computed Tomography – Journal of Clinical Oncology

News Release: Artificial intelligence tool developed to predict risk of lung cancer – Massachusetts General Hospital

Commentary: AI tool predicts lung cancer without radiologists or clinical histories – Health Imaging

 


Impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants on inpatient clinical outcome

17 Jan, 2023 | 13:21h | UTC

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants on inpatient clinical outcome – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 


Review | Viral infections in critical care

17 Jan, 2023 | 13:01h | UTC

Viral infections in critical care: a narrative review – Anaesthesia

 


WHO updates COVID-19 guidelines on masks, treatments and patient care

15 Jan, 2023 | 20:44h | UTC

WHO updates COVID-19 guidelines on masks, treatments and patient care – World Health Organization

WHO Updated Guidelines:

Infection prevention and control in the context of coronavirus disease (COVID-19): a living guideline, 13 January 2023 – World Health Organization

Clinical management of COVID-19: Living guideline, 13 January 2023 – World Health Organization – World Health Organization

Therapeutics and COVID-19: Living guideline, 13 January 2023 – World Health Organization

 


RCT | Fluvoxamine no better than placebo in outpatients with mild to moderate COVID-19

15 Jan, 2023 | 20:37h | UTC

Effect of Fluvoxamine vs Placebo on Time to Sustained Recovery in Outpatients With Mild to Moderate COVID-19: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA

Editorial: Lack of Benefit of Fluvoxamine for COVID-19 – JAMA

Author Interview: Fluvoxamine vs Placebo and Time to Sustained Recovery From Mild or Moderate COVID-19 – JAMA

Commentary: Trial finds that fluvoxamine doesn’t speed COVID recovery – CIDRAP

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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