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Management of Diabetes Mellitus in patients with CKD: Core Curriculum 2022.

17 Oct, 2021 | 21:23h | UTC

Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Patients With CKD: Core Curriculum 2022 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases

 


Guidelines for anesthesiologists on patient blood management in cardiac surgery.

17 Oct, 2021 | 21:22h | UTC

2021 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Anesthesiologists on Patient Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery – Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guidelines for the surgical management of ulcerative colitis.

17 Oct, 2021 | 21:21h | UTC

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis – Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


PHE Statement: The role of face coverings in mitigating the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus.

15 Oct, 2021 | 02:52h | UTC

The role of face coverings in mitigating the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus: statement from the Respiratory Evidence Panel – Public Health England

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO Report: Tuberculosis deaths rise for the first time in more than a decade due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

15 Oct, 2021 | 02:30h | UTC

Tuberculosis deaths rise for the first time in more than a decade due to the COVID-19 pandemic – World Health Organization

Report: Global tuberculosis report 2021

Commentary: Tuberculosis deaths rise for 1st time in years, due to COVID – Associated Press

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


FDA issues food industry guidance for reduction of sodium in processed and packaged foods.

15 Oct, 2021 | 02:29h | UTC

News Release: To Improve Nutrition and Reduce the Burden of Disease, FDA Issues Food Industry Guidance for Voluntarily Reducing Sodium in Processed and Packaged Foods – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Guidance for Industry: Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Commentaries:

FDA Issues New Guidance on Sodium Targets for Food Industry – TCTMD

Reducing Sodium Intake in the US: Healthier Lives, Healthier Future – JAMA

FDA Reduces Recommended Salt Levels in Americans’ Food – HealthDay

FDA guidance to food industry aims to reduce sodium consumption – American Heart Association

New FDA guidance aims to drastically cut salt in food supply – NBC News

 


WHO provides guidance to address the shortage of quality palliative care services.

14 Oct, 2021 | 09:59h | UTC

News release: WHO takes steps to address glaring shortage of quality palliative care services – World Health Organization

See Guidance:

Assessing the development of palliative care worldwide: a set of actionable indicators – World Health Organization

Quality health services and palliative care: practical approaches and resources to support policy, strategy and practice – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Home Hemodialysis: Core Curriculum 2021.

14 Oct, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

Home Hemodialysis: Core Curriculum 2021 – American Journal of Kidney Diseases

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


ASH 2021 guidelines for stem cell transplantation in patients with sickle cell disease.

14 Oct, 2021 | 09:53h | UTC

American Society of Hematology 2021 guidelines for sickle cell disease: stem cell transplantation – Blood

News release: ASH Releases New Clinical Practice Guidelines on Stem Cell Transplantation in Sickle Cell Disease

Commentary: ASH Issues Guideline on the Use of HSCT for Sickle Cell Disease – HealthDay

 


USPSTF draft statement revises previous guidance and now recommends against initiating low-dose aspirin use for the primary prevention of CVD in adults aged 60 years or older.

13 Oct, 2021 | 01:36h | UTC

USPSTF Draft Recommendation Statement: Aspirin Use to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Commentaries:

Advice shifting on aspirin use for preventing heart attacks – Associated Press

Taking aspirin to prevent heart attack may cause more harm than good, task force says – NPR

Related Randomized Trials:

Randomized Trial: Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

Randomized Trial: Effects of Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Persons with Diabetes

Randomized Trial: Effect of Aspirin on All-Cause Mortality in the Healthy Elderly

Related Meta-Analysis:

Meta-Analysis: Association of Aspirin Use for Primary Prevention with Cardiovascular Events and Bleeding Events

Meta-Analysis: Efficacy and Safety of Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events

Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a meta-analysis with a particular focus on subgroups – BMC Medicine

Related Opinions:

Aspirin for Primary Prevention: Is This the End of the Road?

Evidence evolving on aspirin as prevention – ACP Internist

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Guidance: Hyperkalemia management in the emergency department.

13 Oct, 2021 | 01:34h | UTC

Hyperkalemia management in the emergency department: An expert panel consensus – Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open

Related: Review: Clinical Management of Hyperkalemia. Classification and monitoring, when to reinitiate RAASi therapy, use oral K+-binding agents, and more

Podcast: Hyperkalemia, Diet, K+ Binders, Exercise

Hyperkalemia: Pathophysiology, Risk Factors and Consequence

Hyperkalemia: Pathophysiology, Risk Factors and Consequence (several articles)

 


ACR Announces New Appropriateness Criteria for Diagnostic Exams.

13 Oct, 2021 | 01:32h | UTC

American College of Radiology Announces New Appropriateness Criteria – Medical Device News Magazine

New Guidance: ACR Appropriateness Criteria

 


WHO’s Special Report on Climate Change and Health.

12 Oct, 2021 | 00:12h | UTC

News release: WHO’s 10 calls for climate action to assure sustained recovery from COVID-19 – World Health Organization

Report: COP26 Special Report on Climate Change and Health – World Health Organization

Commentary: ‘Burning of Fossil Fuels is Killing Us’ – Declares New WHO Climate and Health Report – Health Policy Watch

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control.

12 Oct, 2021 | 00:09h | UTC

Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Hypertension

News release: Health system crucial to improve medication adherence for people managing hypertension – American Heart Association

Top Things to Know: Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control – American Heart Association

Commentary: Medication Adherence – Is It Really the Patient’s Fault? – American Heart Association

 


WHO report highlights global shortfall in investment in mental health.

10 Oct, 2021 | 21:39h | UTC

WHO report highlights global shortfall in investment in mental health – World Health Organization

Report: Mental Health ATLAS 2020 – World Health Organization

See also: World Mental Health Day 2021: Mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


ACG Clinical Guidelines: Management of Benign Anorectal Disorders

10 Oct, 2021 | 21:29h | UTC

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Management of Benign Anorectal Disorders – The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO Guidance: Antigen-detection in the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

8 Oct, 2021 | 10:47h | UTC

Antigen-detection in the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection – World Health Organization

Related infographics:

Use of antigen detection rapid diagnostic testing – World Health Organization

Diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2 infection – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


WHO Consensus: A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition (Long Covid).

8 Oct, 2021 | 10:45h | UTC

A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition by a Delphi consensus, 6 October 2021 – World Health Organization

Related:

Characterizing long COVID: a living systematic review.

Long Covid – The illness narratives.

New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published.

M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19. (several articles on the subject)

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


The German Guidelines for the treatment of anxiety disorders.

8 Oct, 2021 | 10:16h | UTC

The German Guidelines for the treatment of anxiety disorders: first revision – European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience

 


Japanese evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for Liver Cirrhosis.

8 Oct, 2021 | 10:14h | UTC

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for Liver Cirrhosis 2020 – Journal of Gastroenterology

 


Position statement on percutaneous ablation of non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic disease to the lungs.

8 Oct, 2021 | 10:12h | UTC

Society of Interventional Radiology Multidisciplinary Position Statement on Percutaneous Ablation of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer and Metastatic Disease to the Lungs – Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Commentary: Society of Interventional Radiology issues guidance for minimally invasive lung cancer treatments – Health Imaging

 


Choosing Wisely: Seven things physicians and residents/patients should question in long term care.

7 Oct, 2021 | 10:31h | UTC

Seven Things Physicians and Residents/Patients Should Question – Canadian Society for Long Term Care Medicine

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

 


Position Paper: Medical management of chronic pancreatitis in children.

7 Oct, 2021 | 10:25h | UTC

Medical Management of Chronic Pancreatitis in Children: A Position Paper by the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Pancreas Committee – Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Evidence and consensus-based recommendations for non-pharmacological treatment of fatigue, hand function loss, Raynaud’s phenomenon, and digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis.

7 Oct, 2021 | 10:19h | UTC

Evidence and consensus-based recommendations for non-pharmacological treatment of fatigue, hand function loss, Raynaud’s phenomenon, and digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis – Rheumatology

 


The Dutch Multidisciplinary Occupational Health Guideline to Enhance Work Participation Among Low Back Pain and Lumbosacral Radicular Syndrome Patients.

7 Oct, 2021 | 10:18h | UTC

The Dutch Multidisciplinary Occupational Health Guideline to Enhance Work Participation Among Low Back Pain and Lumbosacral Radicular Syndrome Patients – Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation

 


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