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ATS Conference coverage: Many patients prescribed home oxygen after an acute COPD exacerbation no longer meet the criteria two to three months later

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:25h | UTC

Breathing easier from hospital to home – ACP Internist

 


Video consultations in primary and specialist care during the covid-19 pandemic and beyond

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:30h | UTC

Video consultations in primary and specialist care during the covid-19 pandemic and beyond – The BMJ

 


Viewpoint – COVID-19, children and non-communicable diseases: Translating evidence into action

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:19h | UTC

COVID-19, children and non-communicable diseases: translating evidence into action – Archives of Disease in Childhood

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Perspective: COVID-19 in children and young people

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

COVID-19 in children and young people – Science

 


Guidelines for care of adults with Down Syndrome

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:14h | UTC

Medical Care of Adults With Down Syndrome: A Clinical Guideline – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Guidelines for Care of Adults With Down Syndrome

 


Position Statement: Standardizing care to manage bleeding disorders in adolescents with heavy menses

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:07h | UTC

Standardizing care to manage bleeding disorders in adolescents with heavy menses—A joint project from the ISTH pediatric/neonatal and women’s health SSCs – Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

 


Podcast: Approach to shortness of breath

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:06h | UTC

#236 Physical Exam Series: Approach to Shortness of Breath – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

 


Herd immunity and implications for SARS-CoV-2 control

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:44h | UTC

Herd Immunity and Implications for SARS-CoV-2 Control – JAMA

Author Interview: Can We Count on Herd Immunity to Control COVID-19? – JAMA

Patient Page: What Is Herd Immunity? – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


The household secondary attack rate of SARS-CoV-2: A rapid review

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:36h | UTC

The household secondary attack rate of SARS-CoV-2: A rapid review – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


KDIGO 2020 Clinical practice guideline for diabetes management in chronic kidney disease

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:33h | UTC

KDIGO 2020 Clinical Practice Guideline for Diabetes Management in Chronic Kidney Disease – Kidney International

Executive summary: 2020 KDIGO Diabetes Management in CKD Guideline: evidence-based advances in monitoring and treatment – Kidney International

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort study: Exposure to modafinil and armodafinil during pregnancy linked to fetal malformations

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:31h | UTC

Pregnancy and Fetal Outcomes Following Exposure to Modafinil and Armodafinil During Pregnancy – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Caution in Prescribing Modafinil and Armodafinil to Individuals Who Could Become Pregnant – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period) AND Narcolepsy Drugs Tied to Increased Risk for Birth Defects – NEJM Journal Watch

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-analysis: Effect of urate-lowering therapy on cardiovascular and kidney outcomes

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:22h | UTC

Effect of Urate-Lowering Therapy on Cardiovascular and Kidney Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Meta-analysis: Evidence-based prevention of Alzheimer’s disease

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:21h | UTC

Evidence-based prevention of Alzheimer’s disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of 243 observational prospective studies and 153 randomised controlled trials – Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry

Commentaries: Biggest risk factors identified to try and prevent Alzheimer’s disease – BMJ AND Systematic review finds ten lifestyle factors that clearly impact the probability of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) – Sharp Brains

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO: Herd immunity, lockdowns and COVID-19

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:19h | UTC

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Herd immunity, lockdowns and COVID-19 – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[Preprint] Multi-organ impairment in low-risk individuals with long COVID

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:18h | UTC

Multi-organ impairment in low-risk individuals with long COVID – medRxiv

Related study (preprint): Persistent symptoms after Covid-19: qualitative study of 114 long Covid patients and draft quality criteria for services – medRxiv

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


New studies show reduced prevalence and severity of SARS-CoV-2 infection in ABO blood group O

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:16h | UTC

Study 1: Reduced prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in ABO blood group O – Blood Advances

Study 2: The association of ABO blood group with indices of disease severity and multiorgan dysfunction in COVID-19 – Blood Advances

Commentaries: People with blood type O may have lower risk of Covid-19 infection and severe illness, two new studies suggest – CNN AND Studies offer new evidence for possible link between blood type and COVID-19 susceptibility – American Society of Hematology

 


NIHR dynamic review of the evidence around ongoing Covid19 symptoms (often called Long Covid)

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:14h | UTC

A dynamic review of the evidence around ongoing Covid19 symptoms (often called Long Covid) – National Institute for Health Research

News Release: Living with COVID: NIHR publishes dynamic themed review into ‘ongoing COVID’

Commentaries: Coronavirus: ‘Long Covid could be four different syndromes’ – BBC AND Long covid could be four different syndromes, review suggests – The BMJ AND ‘Long COVID’ may affect multiple parts of body and mind, doctors say – Reuters

 


Answering key questions about COVID-19 vaccines

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:10h | UTC

Answering Key Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training with and without electromyographic biofeedback for urinary incontinence in women

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:06h | UTC

Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training with and without electromyographic biofeedback for urinary incontinence in women: multicentre randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentary: For Urinary Incontinence, No Need to Add Biofeedback to Pelvic Floor Exercises – NEJM Journal Watch

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Scientific consensus on the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to act now

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:41h | UTC

Scientific consensus on the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to act now – The Lancet

Commentary: Herd immunity approaches to COVID-19 control are a ‘dangerous fallacy’, say authors of open letter – The Lancet

 


NEW Special issue of The Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:31h | UTC

Homepage: Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet

Editorial: Global health: time for radical change? – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Life expectancy after bariatric surgery in the Swedish Obese Subjects Study

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:29h | UTC

Life Expectancy after Bariatric Surgery in the Swedish Obese Subjects Study – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentary: Higher average life expectancy after obesity surgery – University of Gothenburg

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study: Negative D-dimer safely rules out DVT as a stand-alone test

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Negative D-dimer safely ruled out DVT as a stand-alone test – Blood Advances

Commentary: Standalone D-dimer test strategy may simplify diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis – American Society of Hematology

 


Systematic review: Management of colonic diverticulitis

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:25h | UTC

Management of Colonic Diverticulitis – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Full report: Management of Colonic Diverticulitis

Evidence summary: Management of Colonic Diverticulitis

 


Review: Evaluation and treatment of patients with hypercortisolism

16 Oct, 2020 | 09:24h | UTC

Evaluation and Treatment of Patients With Hypercortisolism: A Review – JAMA Surgery

 


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