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Recommendations on the Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Adult Thoracentesis

4 Feb, 2018 | 18:27h | UTC

Recommendations on the Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Adult Thoracentesis: A Position Statement of the Society of Hospital Medicine – Journal of Hospital Medicine (free)

 


Guideline: Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Early-Stage Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

4 Feb, 2018 | 18:03h | UTC

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Early-Stage Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology Endorsement of the American Society for Radiation Oncology Evidence-Based Guideline – Journal of Clinical Oncology (free)

Commentary: ASCO Endorses ASTRO Guideline on Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Early-Stage NSCLC – The ASCO Post (free)

Original Guideline: Stereotactic body radiation therapy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer: Executive Summary of an ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline – Practical Radiation Oncology (free)

 


Research: Long-Term Effects of Inhaled Budesonide for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

4 Feb, 2018 | 17:07h | UTC

Long-Term Effects of Inhaled Budesonide for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: No long-term neurodevelopmental effects of inhaled budesonide in preterm infants – 2 Minute Medicine (free) AND Long-Term Effects of Inhaled Budesonide for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia – MedicalResearch.com (free)

 


Review: Managing Hyponatremia in Lung Cancer

4 Feb, 2018 | 16:52h | UTC

Managing hyponatremia in lung cancer: latest evidence and clinical implications – Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology (free)

 


Review: Endovascular Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism

30 Jan, 2018 | 19:15h | UTC

Endovascular treatment of pulmonary embolism: Selective review of available techniques – World Journal of Radiology (free)

 


Review: Imaging Features of Intrathoracic Complications of Lung Transplantation

30 Jan, 2018 | 19:14h | UTC

Imaging features of intrathoracic complications of lung transplantation: What the radiologists need to know – World Journal of Radiology (free)

 


Guideline: Cystic Fibrosis Colorectal Cancer Screening

30 Jan, 2018 | 19:07h | UTC

Earlier colorectal cancer screening recommended for patients with cystic fibrosis – ACP Gastroenterology (free)

Original guideline: Cystic Fibrosis Colorectal Cancer Screening Consensus Recommendations – Gastroenterology (link to abstract – $ for full-text))

 


Report: Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes

26 Jan, 2018 | 01:24h | UTC

Report: Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes – National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (free PDF)

Press release: New Report One of the Most Comprehensive Studies on Health Effects of E-Cigarettes; Finds That Using E-Cigarettes May Lead Youth to Start Smoking, Adults to Stop Smoking (free)

Commentaries: E-Cigarettes Likely Encourage Kids To Try Tobacco But May Help Adults Quit – NPR (free) AND 4 big takeaways from the most comprehensive report on e-cigarettes yet – VOX (free) AND Vaping Can Be Addictive and May Lure Teenagers to Smoking, Science Panel Concludes – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

 


Research: Preoperative Physiotherapy for the Prevention of Respiratory Complications After Upper Abdominal Surgery

26 Jan, 2018 | 00:37h | UTC

Preoperative physiotherapy for the prevention of respiratory complications after upper abdominal surgery: pragmatic, double blinded, multicentre randomised controlled trial – The BMJ (free)

Commentaries: Pre-surgery breathing physio halves risk of complications – OnMedica (free) AND Respiratory Training Before Surgery Significantly Reduces Risk of Postoperative Lung Complications – Medindia (free) AND Breath Training Before Surgery Halves Postoperative Pneumonia Risk – Medscape (free registration required)

 


Meta-Analysis: Just One Cigarette a Day Seriously Elevates Cardiovascular Risk

26 Jan, 2018 | 00:24h | UTC

Low cigarette consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: meta-analysis of 141 cohort studies in 55 study reports – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: Just one cigarette a day seriously elevates cardiovascular risk (free)

Commentaries: CHD and stroke risk seriously elevated with just one daily cigarette – OnMedica (free) AND Smoking Even One Cigarette a Day Raises Cardiovascular Risk – Medscape (free registration required) AND Smoking Just One Cigarette a Day Carries Substantial Risks – Physician’s First Watch (free)

 


Molecular Testing Guideline for the Selection of Lung Cancer Patients for Treatment With Targeted Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors

25 Jan, 2018 | 23:44h | UTC

Updated Molecular Testing Guideline for the Selection of Lung Cancer Patients for Treatment With Targeted Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors: Guideline From the College of American Pathologists, the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, and the Association for Molecular Pathology (free PDF)

Commentary: Leading medical organizations update lung cancer guideline – International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, via EurekAlert (free)

 


Position Statement: Cross-infection Risk in Patients with Bronchiectasis

25 Jan, 2018 | 20:57h | UTC

Cross-infection risk in patients with bronchiectasis: a position statement from the European Bronchiectasis Network (EMBARC), EMBARC/ELF patient advisory group and European Reference Network (ERN-Lung) Bronchiectasis Network (free)

 


Review: Sleep Apnea and its Role in Transportation Safety

25 Jan, 2018 | 20:45h | UTC

Sleep apnea and its role in transportation safety – F1000 Research (free)

 


Research: Flu May be Spread by Breathing, not Just Coughs, Sneezes

23 Jan, 2018 | 16:38h | UTC

Infectious virus in exhaled breath of symptomatic seasonal influenza cases from a college community – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (free)

Commentaries: Study confirms flu spreads by aerosols, not just coughs, sneezes – CIDRAP (free) AND Flu may be spread just by breathing, new UMD-led study shows – University of Maryland, via EurekAlert (free)

 


Review: Severe Community Acquired Pneumonia in the Emergency Department

23 Jan, 2018 | 14:31h | UTC

Management of severe community acquired pneumonia in the emergency department – Journal of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care (free)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

 


Review: Better Understanding of Childhood Asthma, Towards Primary Prevention

23 Jan, 2018 | 14:21h | UTC

Better understanding of childhood asthma, towards primary prevention – are we there yet? Consideration of pertinent literature – F1000 Research (free)

 


Review: Tumor Immunology and Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

23 Jan, 2018 | 14:17h | UTC

Tumor Immunology and Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases (free)

 


Review: Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Its Clinical Efficacy

23 Jan, 2018 | 14:16h | UTC

Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Its Clinical Efficacy – Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases (free)

 


Systematic Review: Cyclophosphamide for Connective Tissue Disease–associated Interstitial Lung Disease

23 Jan, 2018 | 13:35h | UTC

Cyclophosphamide for connective tissue disease–associated interstitial lung disease – Cochrane Library (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Research: Household-Contact Investigation for Detection of Tuberculosis in Vietnam

21 Jan, 2018 | 14:27h | UTC

Household-Contact Investigation for Detection of Tuberculosis in Vietnam – The New England Journal of Medicine (free)

Quick Take Video Summary: Contact Investigation for Tuberculosis (free)

 


Case Report – Snap, Crackle and Pop: When Sneezing Leads to Crackling in the Neck

21 Jan, 2018 | 14:08h | UTC

Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck – BMJ Case Reports (free)

Commentaries: Man Ruptures His Throat By Stifling A Big Sneeze, Prompting Doctors’ Warning – NPR (free) AND Here Is What Can Happen If You Hold In A Sneeze – Forbes (free)

 


Research: Effect of the School-Based Telemedicine Enhanced Asthma Management (SB-TEAM) Program on Asthma Morbidity

16 Jan, 2018 | 19:10h | UTC

Effect of the School-Based Telemedicine Enhanced Asthma Management (SB-TEAM) Program on Asthma Morbidity: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Pediatrics (free)

Commentaries: School-based telemedicine enhances asthma management in children – 2 Minute Medicine (free) AND For City Kids with Asthma, Telemedicine and In-School Care Cut ER Visits in Half – University of Rochester (free)

 


Research: Antipsychotics and the Risk of Aspiration Pneumonia in Individuals Hospitalized for Nonpsychiatric Conditions

16 Jan, 2018 | 18:48h | UTC

Antipsychotics and the Risk of Aspiration Pneumonia in Individuals Hospitalized for Nonpsychiatric Conditions – Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, via Medscape (free registration required)

Commentary: Antipsychotics May Increase Risk of Aspiration Pneumonia in Older Adults – Psychiatric News Alert (free)

Related: Antipsychotic use in elderly patients and the risk of pneumonia – Expert Opinion on Drug Safety (free) AND Antipsychotic drug exposure and risk of pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies – Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety (free)

 


Meta-Analysis: Acid-Suppressive Drug Use During Pregnancy and the Risk of Childhood Asthma

16 Jan, 2018 | 18:25h | UTC

Acid-Suppressive Drug Use During Pregnancy and the Risk of Childhood Asthma: A Meta-analysis – Pediatrics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Antacids During Pregnancy Tied to Asthma in Children – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Is antacid use during pregnancy tied to childhood asthma? – Reuters (free)

 


Review: Acute Chest Syndrome in Children with Sickle Cell Disease

16 Jan, 2018 | 17:05h | UTC

Acute Chest Syndrome in Children with Sickle Cell Disease – Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology (free)

 


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