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Ensuring adequate palliative and hospice care during COVID-19 surges

22 Sep, 2020 | 09:57h | UTC

Ensuring Adequate Palliative and Hospice Care During COVID-19 Surges – JAMA

 

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ESC Position Paper: Integration of a palliative approach into heart failure care

18 Sep, 2020 | 09:24h | UTC

Integration of a palliative approach into heart failure care: a European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure Association position paper

 

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COVID-19: Guidance on palliative care from a European Respiratory Society international task force

16 Sep, 2020 | 09:16h | UTC

COVID-19: guidance on palliative care from a European Respiratory Society international task force – European Respiratory Journal

 


The lasting misery of coronavirus long-haulers

15 Sep, 2020 | 09:05h | UTC

The lasting misery of coronavirus long-haulers – Nature

 


Systematic review: Prediction of poor neurological outcome in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest

15 Sep, 2020 | 08:40h | UTC

Prediction of poor neurological outcome in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest: a systematic review – Intensive Care Medicine

Editorial: ERC‑ESICM guidelines for prognostication after cardiac arrest: time for an update

 

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[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Aspirin increases major GI bleeding risk by 60% in older individuals

6 Sep, 2020 | 21:30h | UTC

Major GI bleeding in older persons using aspirin: incidence and risk factors in the ASPREE randomised controlled trial – Gut

Source: EvidenceAlerts

 

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Perspective: Age in the Age of COVID-19

2 Sep, 2020 | 09:45h | UTC

Age in the Age of COVID-19 – Think Global Health

 


#ESCCongress – [Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Low-dose edoxaban in very elderly patients with atrial fibrillation

31 Aug, 2020 | 01:32h | UTC

Low-Dose Edoxaban in Very Elderly Patients with Atrial Fibrillation – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries: Edoxaban Low-Dose for Elder Care Atrial Fibrillation – ELDERCARE-AF – American College of Cardiology AND ELDERCARE-AF: Edoxaban Superior to Placebo in Preventing Stroke, Systemic Embolism in Elderly Japanese AFib Patients – American College of Cardiology

 

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Delirium and adverse outcomes in hospitalized patients with COVID‐19

28 Aug, 2020 | 08:46h | UTC

Delirium and adverse outcomes in hospitalized patients with COVID‐19 – Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

 


Post-discharge persistent symptoms and health-related quality of life after hospitalization for COVID-19

26 Aug, 2020 | 04:09h | UTC

Post-discharge persistent symptoms and health-related quality of life after hospitalization for COVID-19 – Journal of Infection

Commentary: COVID-19 symptoms can persist for months after hospital stay – CIDRAP

 


COVID-19: Interim guidance on rehabilitation in the hospital and post-hospital phase

24 Aug, 2020 | 00:54h | UTC

COVID-19: Interim Guidance on Rehabilitation in the Hospital and Post-Hospital Phase from a European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society-coordinated International Task Force – European Respiratory Journal

 


CDC Guideline: Prevention and control of seasonal influenza with vaccines

24 Aug, 2020 | 00:29h | UTC

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2020–21 Influenza Season – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 


Clinical update: Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis

21 Aug, 2020 | 02:20h | UTC

Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis – JAMA

 


Cognitive impairment evaluation and management

21 Aug, 2020 | 02:17h | UTC

Cognitive Impairment Evaluation and Management – Medical Clinics of North America

 


Long-haulers are redefining COVID-19

20 Aug, 2020 | 09:38h | UTC

Long-Haulers Are Redefining COVID-19 – The Atlantic

Related: We know too little about Covid-19 ‘long-haulers.’ We need a comprehensive study – The Guardian

 


Study: 75% of Patients with dementia using psychotropic and opioid medications not made for the disease

19 Aug, 2020 | 09:27h | UTC

Prevalence of Psychotropic and Opioid Prescription Fills Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Dementia in the US – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: These Drugs Carry Risks and May Not Help, But Many Dementia Patients Get Them Anyway – Michigan Medicine AND 3 in 4 Elders with Dementia Fill Prescriptions for Psychotropics or Opioids – NEJM Journal Watch

 

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Association of frailty with mortality in older inpatients with Covid-19

18 Aug, 2020 | 07:33h | UTC

Association of Frailty with Mortality in Older Inpatients with Covid-19: A Cohort Study – Age and ageing

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Effect of sustained-release morphine for refractory breathlessness in COPD

18 Aug, 2020 | 07:25h | UTC

Effect of Sustained-Release Morphine for Refractory Breathlessness in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Health Status: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine

 

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ATS Guideline: Long-term noninvasive ventilation in chronic stable hypercapnic COPD

18 Aug, 2020 | 07:23h | UTC

Long-Term Noninvasive Ventilation in Chronic Stable Hypercapnic Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline

News Release: New practice guidelines on non-invasive ventilation in chronic stable Hypercapnic COPD – American Thoracic Society

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Compression therapy to prevent recurrent cellulitis of the leg

14 Aug, 2020 | 01:08h | UTC

Compression Therapy to Prevent Recurrent Cellulitis of the Leg – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries: Benefit Seen With Compression Therapy to Prevent Recurrent Cellulitis – Physician’s Weekly AND NEJM: Compression Therapy Prevention of Recurrent Cellulitis Without Antibiotics – MedicalResearch.com

 


Long after the fire of a Covid-19 infection, mental and neurological effects can still smolder

13 Aug, 2020 | 00:14h | UTC

Long after the fire of a Covid-19 infection, mental and neurological effects can still smolder – STAT

 


Impact of hearing loss and universal face masking in the COVID-19 era

13 Aug, 2020 | 00:04h | UTC

Impact of Hearing Loss and Universal Face Masking in the COVID-19 Era – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Related: Face masks can be devastating for people with hearing loss – The BMJ AND Covid-19: The communication needs of D/deaf healthcare workers and patients are being forgotten – The BMJ Opinion AND D/deafness and solidarity in the covid-19 pandemic – The BMJ Opinion

 


Active monitoring, radical prostatectomy and radical radiotherapy in PSA-detected clinically localised prostate cancer: the ProtecT three-arm RCT

13 Aug, 2020 | 00:02h | UTC

Active monitoring, radical prostatectomy and radical radiotherapy in PSA-detected clinically localised prostate cancer: the ProtecT three-arm RCT – Health Technology Assessment

 


Management of post-acute Covid-19 in primary care

12 Aug, 2020 | 02:42h | UTC

Management of post-acute covid-19 in primary care – The BMJ

Commentary: We Need to Take Care of the Growing Number of Long-term COVID-19 Patients – TIME

 

 


Dementia prevention, intervention, and care: 2020 report of the Lancet Commission

3 Aug, 2020 | 00:22h | UTC

Dementia prevention, intervention, and care: 2020 report of the Lancet Commission – The Lancet

Commentaries: Forty percent of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life – The Lancet AND Forty percent of dementia cases could be prevented or delayed by targeting 12 risk factors throughout life, experts say – Keck School of Medicine of USC AND Lifestyle changes could delay or prevent 40% of dementia cases – study – The Guardian

 

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