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ISTH Interim Guidance for the Diagnosis and Treatment on Vaccine Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia

21 Apr, 2021 | 07:11h | UTC

ISTH Interim Guidance for the Diagnosis and Treatment on VaccineInduced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (Updated 20 April, 2021) – International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

See also: Diagnostic Flow Chart

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Vaccine-induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia: Frequently Asked Questions

21 Apr, 2021 | 07:09h | UTC

Vaccine-induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia: Frequently Asked Questions – American Society of Hematology

 


COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen: EMA finds possible link to very rare cases of unusual blood clots with low blood platelets

21 Apr, 2021 | 07:07h | UTC

COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen: EMA finds possible link to very rare cases of unusual blood clots with low blood platelets – European Medicines Agency

Commentary: Johnson & Johnson vaccine: EU regulator says blood clot very rare side effect – BBC

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


NICE Guideline | Postnatal care

21 Apr, 2021 | 06:43h | UTC

Postnatal care – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


USPSTF Draft Statement: Insufficient evidence to recommend screening for atrial fibrillation

21 Apr, 2021 | 06:42h | UTC

Draft Recommendation Statement: Screening for Atrial Fibrillation – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Commentary: Little evidence supports AFib screening in stroke prevention, group says – UPI

 


Study: Postprandial glycemic dips predict appetite and energy intake in healthy individuals

21 Apr, 2021 | 06:36h | UTC

Postprandial glycaemic dips predict appetite and energy intake in healthy individuals – Nature Metabolism

Commentaries: New research reveals why some of us are hungry all the time – King’s College London AND The easy test that predicts the size of your next few meals – Nature AND Feeling Hungry All The Time? Scientists Have a New Explanation For What’s Going On – Science Alert

 

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Cohort study: Increased bleeding risk with no therapeutic benefit with the addition of aspirin to direct oral anticoagulant therapy when there is not a clear indication

21 Apr, 2021 | 06:34h | UTC

Adverse Events Associated With the Addition of Aspirin to Direct Oral Anticoagulant Therapy Without a Clear Indication – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: DOAC + Aspirin Common Without Clear Indication, Tied to More Bleeding – NEJM Journal Watch AND Many AFib patients wrongly prescribed aspirin therapy, study finds – UPI

 

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M-A: Progestogens for preventing miscarriage

21 Apr, 2021 | 06:22h | UTC

Progestogens for preventing miscarriage: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Are progestogen treatments effective in preventing miscarriage? – Cochrane Library

Related Meta-analysis: Evaluating Progestogens for Preventing Preterm birth International Collaborative (EPPPIC): meta-analysis of individual participant data from randomised controlled trials – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Chlamydia and gonorrhea: new recommendation to screen sexually active patients under 30

20 Apr, 2021 | 05:42h | UTC

Guideline: Recommendation on screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea in primary care for individuals not known to be at high risk – Canadian Medical Association Journal

News release: Under 30 and sexually active? It’s a good idea to get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea – Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

Summary: Chlamydia and gonorrhea: new recommendation to screen sexually active patients under 30 – Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

Related USPSTF Draft Statement: Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

 


Perspective | The Confident Generalist: Putting The Primary Care Physician Back At The Center

20 Apr, 2021 | 05:35h | UTC

The Confident Generalist: Putting The Primary Care Physician Back At The Center – Health Affairs

 


Podcast: Management of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

20 Apr, 2021 | 05:23h | UTC

#269 Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS) and the Didgeridoo with Dr Aneesa Das – The Curbsiders

 


Podcast: Dementia Made Simple

20 Apr, 2021 | 05:21h | UTC

#268 Dementia Made Simple with Dr. Josh Uy – The Curbsiders

 


M-A: Diagnostic performance of different sampling approaches for SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR testing

20 Apr, 2021 | 06:09h | UTC

Diagnostic performance of different sampling approaches for SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR testing: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Commentary: Beyond COVID-19—will self-sampling and testing become the norm? – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Related Meta-analysis: Saliva and nasopharyngeal swab nucleic acid amplification have similar diagnostic accuracy for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 AND Saliva vs. nasopharyngeal swabs equally sensitive for Covid-19 diagnosis

 


[News release – not published yet] Sputnik V demonstrates 97.6% efficacy according to the analysis of data of 3.8 million vaccinated persons in Russia

20 Apr, 2021 | 06:08h | UTC

Sputnik V demonstrates 97.6% efficacy according to the analysis of data of 3.8 million vaccinated persons in Russia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


COVID-19 dynamics after a national immunization program in Israel

20 Apr, 2021 | 06:06h | UTC

COVID-19 dynamics after a national immunization program in Israel – Nature Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: Prevalence of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder in health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

20 Apr, 2021 | 06:00h | UTC

Prevalence of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder in health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review and meta-analysis – PLOS One

 


Ten scientific reasons in support of airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:51h | UTC

Ten scientific reasons in support of airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 – The Lancet

Commentary: Recognising that coronavirus is predominantly spread through air would save lives, argues new assessment – University of Oxford

Animated Videos: Aerosols and making spaces safe – University of Oxford

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


2021 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidemia for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in the Adult

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:24h | UTC

2021 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidemia for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in the Adult – Canadian Journal of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


ESC Consensus Document: Personalized exercise prescription in the prevention and treatment of arterial hypertension

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:22h | UTC

Personalized exercise prescription in the prevention and treatment of arterial hypertension: a Consensus Document from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) and the ESC Council on Hypertension – European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

News release: How to prevent and treat high blood pressure with exercise – European Society of Cardiology

 


Viewpoint | Implementing Measurement Science for Electronic Health Record Use – “Clinicians trained in patient care are locked into hours of screen time to complete mandatory clerical and documentation tasks, often unrelated to the quality of the care”

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:09h | UTC

Implementing Measurement Science for Electronic Health Record Use – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related: Opinion – “The EMR has changed the doctor-patient duet into a ménage-à-trois” (resources on the subject) AND Study: Association Between Perceived Electronic Health Record Usability and Professional Burnout (study and commentaries) AND The future of electronic health records – Nature

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Indoor Air Changes and Potential Implications for SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:49h | UTC

Indoor Air Changes and Potential Implications for SARS-CoV-2 Transmission – JAMA

 

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A guideline to limit indoor airborne transmission of COVID-19

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:47h | UTC

A guideline to limit indoor airborne transmission of COVID-19 – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

 


China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine 67% effective in preventing symptomatic infection, 85% effective in preventing hospitalizations and 80% effective in preventing deaths – Chile govt report

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:45h | UTC

China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine 67% effective in preventing symptomatic infection – Chile govt report – Reuters

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Editorial: SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine–Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia – “The very low prevalence of this complication of vaccination, however severe, relative to the benefits of preventing Covid-19 must be emphasized”

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:42h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine–Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia – New England Journal of Medicine

 


COVID vaccines and blood clots: five key questions

18 Apr, 2021 | 21:40h | UTC

COVID vaccines and blood clots: five key questions – Nature

See also (podcast): Coronapod: could COVID vaccines cause blood clots? Here’s what the science says – Nature

 


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