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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

 


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

 


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

 


WHO: Global shortage of innovative antibiotics fuels emergence and spread of drug-resistance

16 Apr, 2021 | 06:20h | UTC

News release: Global shortage of innovative antibiotics fuels emergence and spread of drug-resistance – World Health Organization

Report: 2020 antibacterial agents in clinical and preclinical development: an overview and analysis – World Health Organization

Commentary: WHO report highlights shortage of new antibiotics – CIDRAP

 


Hemodialysis Emergencies: Core Curriculum 2021

16 Apr, 2021 | 06:13h | UTC

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

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO Calls For Expanding Access To Insulin At Launch of Global Diabetes Compact

15 Apr, 2021 | 06:25h | UTC

WHO Calls For Expanding Access To Insulin At Launch of Global Diabetes Compact – Health Policy Watch

News release: New WHO Global Compact to speed up action to tackle diabetes – World Health Organization

Guidance: WHO global diabetes compact – World Health Organization

 


USPSTF Statement: Insufficient evidence to recommend Vitamin D deficiency screening

14 Apr, 2021 | 01:47h | UTC

Vitamin D Deficiency in Adults: Screening – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Evidence Report: Screening for Vitamin D Deficiency in Adults: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

Editorial: The USPSTF 2021 Recommendations on Screening for Asymptomatic Vitamin D Deficiency in Adults: The Challenge for Clinicians Continues – JAMA AND Why USPSTF Still Finds Insufficient Evidence to Support Screening for Vitamin D Deficiency – JAMA Network Open

JAMA Patient Page: Screening for Vitamin D Deficiency in Adults

 


Guidance: Using Ventilation and filtration to reduce aerosol transmission of COVID-19 in long-term care homes

15 Apr, 2021 | 06:54h | UTC

Using Ventilation and filtration to reduce aerosol transmission of COVID-19 in long-term care homes – Public Health Agency of Canada

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


ESC Position Statement: Management of secondary mitral regurgitation in patients with heart failure

14 Apr, 2021 | 01:34h | UTC

The management of secondary mitral regurgitation in patients with heart failure: a joint position statement from the Heart Failure Association (HFA), European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI), European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), and European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI) of the ESC – European Heart Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


IDSA Guidance on the Treatment of ESBL Enterobacterales, Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacterales, and Pseudomonas

13 Apr, 2021 | 05:11h | UTC

Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidance on the Treatment of Extended-Spectrum β-lactamase Producing Enterobacterales (ESBL-E), Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacterales (CRE), and Pseudomonas aeruginosa with Difficult-to-Treat Resistance (DTR-P. aeruginosa) – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Management of Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

13 Apr, 2021 | 05:10h | UTC

Management of Central Retinal Artery Occlusion: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Stroke

Commentaries: Stroke affecting the eye requires immediate treatment, can signal future vascular events – American Heart Association AND AHA Issues Statement on Central Retinal Artery Occlusion – HealthDay

 


AHA/ASA Scientific Statement: Perioperative Neurological Evaluation and Management to Lower the Risk of Acute Stroke in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac, Nonneurological Surgery

12 Apr, 2021 | 00:50h | UTC

Perioperative Neurological Evaluation and Management to Lower the Risk of Acute Stroke in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac, Nonneurological Surgery: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – Circulation

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AHA Policy Statement: Reducing Nontraumatic Lower-Extremity Amputations by 20% by 2030

12 Apr, 2021 | 00:48h | UTC

Reducing Nontraumatic Lower-Extremity Amputations by 20% by 2030: Time to Get to Our Feet: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation

Commentary: AHA issues policy statement on reducing lower-extremity amputations – ACP Diabetes AND AHA Seeks to Drive Down Amputations 20% by 2030 – TCTMD

 


Concussion in para sport: the first position statement of the Concussion in Para Sport (CIPS) Group

12 Apr, 2021 | 00:37h | UTC

Concussion in para sport: the first position statement of the Concussion in Para Sport (CIPS) Group – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Document: Management of ureteric and bladder injury

12 Apr, 2021 | 00:29h | UTC

British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) consensus document: Management of ureteric and bladder injury – BJU International

 


Guidelines of care for the management of actinic keratosis

9 Apr, 2021 | 03:20h | UTC

Guidelines of care for the management of actinic keratosis – Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

 


ESC Position Statement: Diagnosis and treatment of cardiac amyloidosis

8 Apr, 2021 | 08:49h | UTC

Diagnosis and treatment of cardiac amyloidosis: a position statement of the ESC Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases – European Heart Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


NICE Guideline: Assessment and Management of Chronic Pain in Over 16s

8 Apr, 2021 | 08:54h | UTC

Chronic pain (primary and secondary) in over 16s: assessment of all chronic pain and management of chronic primary pain – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

News release: NICE recommends range of effective treatments for people with chronic primary pain and calls on healthcare professionals to recognise and treat a person’s pain as valid and unique to them

 


The NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel’s Statement on the Emergency Use Authorization of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Monoclonal Antibodies for the Treatment of COVID-19

9 Apr, 2021 | 03:35h | UTC

The COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel’s Statement on the Emergency Use Authorization of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Monoclonal Antibodies for the Treatment of COVID-19 – NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

 


CDC Updated Guidance: “It is possible for people to be infected through contact with contaminated surfaces or objects, but the risk is generally considered to be low”

7 Apr, 2021 | 02:00h | UTC

Science Brief: SARS-CoV-2 and Surface (Fomite) Transmission for Indoor Community Environments – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Related: Catching COVID from surfaces is very unlikely. So perhaps we can ease up on the disinfecting – The Conversation AND Coronavirus is in the air — there’s too much focus on surfaces – Nature AND COVID-19 rarely spreads through surfaces. So why are we still deep cleaning? – Nature

 


Consensus Document: Management of the complications of long term indwelling catheters

7 Apr, 2021 | 01:20h | UTC

British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS) and Nurses (BAUN) Consensus Document: Management of the Complications of Long Term Indwelling Catheters – BJU International

 


Practical Guide: Perioperative Pain Management and Opioid Stewardship

7 Apr, 2021 | 01:17h | UTC

Perioperative Pain Management and Opioid Stewardship: A Practical Guide – Healthcare

 


ACP Guidance: Appropriate Use of Short-Course Antibiotics in Common Infections

6 Apr, 2021 | 01:12h | UTC

Appropriate Use of Short-Course Antibiotics in Common Infections: Best Practice Advice From the American College of Physicians – Annals of Internal Medicine

Summary for Patients: Appropriate Use of Short-Course Antibiotics in Common Infections: Best Practice Advice From the American College of Physicians

News release: ACP best practice advice: Shorter course of antibiotics may be appropriate for some common infection – American College of Physicians

 


Guidance on syndrome of Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia occurring after coronavirus Vaccination

7 Apr, 2021 | 01:48h | UTC

Guidance produced from the Expert Haematology Panel (EHP) focussed on syndrome of Thrombosis and Thrombocytopenia occurring after coronavirus Vaccination – British Society of Haematology

Related: Exceedingly rare side effects reported with AstraZeneca vaccine in the UK – 22 cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis with low levels of platelets out of 18 million vaccinated individuals

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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