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New series from The Lancet: Physical Activity 2021.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:37h | UTC

Homepage: Physical Activity 2021 – The Lancet (free registration required for all articles)

Summary and commentary: Experts call for immediate action to ensure physical activity is built into everyday lives – News Medical

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Review: The routes of administration for acute postoperative pain medication.

22 Jul, 2021 | 10:46h | UTC

The Routes of Administration for Acute Postoperative Pain Medication – Pain and Therapy

 


WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:27h | UTC

WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19 – World Health Organization

See also: COVID-19 pandemic leads to major backsliding on childhood vaccinations, new WHO, UNICEF data shows – World Health Organization

Related: Millions of children worldwide missed routine vaccinations during the pandemic, study suggests.

 


What vaccinated people should know about Covid-19 exposure, tests and more.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:17h | UTC

What vaccinated people should know about Covid-19 exposure, tests and more – CNN

 


Systematic review: In hospitalized non‐ICU patients, multicomponent non-pharmacological interventions are estimated to reduce the incidence of delirium by 43% compared to usual care.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:07h | UTC

Non‐pharmacological interventions for preventing delirium in hospitalised non‐ICU patients – Cochrane Library

Summary: Non-drug approaches for preventing delirium in adults receiving care in hospital outside of intensive care and high dependency units – Cochrane Library

 


Measuring routine childhood vaccination coverage in 204 countries and territories, 1980–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:04h | UTC

Measuring routine childhood vaccination coverage in 204 countries and territories, 1980–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020, Release 1 – The Lancet

Related: Millions of children worldwide missed routine vaccinations during the pandemic, study suggests.

 


Opinion | The case for mandating COVID-19 vaccines for health care workers.

14 Jul, 2021 | 11:22h | UTC

The Case for Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Care Workers – Annals of Internal Medicine

News release: Case is strong for mandating COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers – American College of Physicians

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Real-World Evidence: The low validity of temperature screening for COVID-19 triage.

14 Jul, 2021 | 11:11h | UTC

Real-World Evidence: The Low Validity of Temperature Screening for COVID-19 Triage – Frontiers in Public Health

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Pediatric telehealth in the COVID-19 pandemic era and beyond.

7 Jul, 2021 | 08:56h | UTC

Pediatric Telehealth in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era and Beyond – Pediatrics

 


Choosing Wisely for COVID-19: ten evidence-based recommendations for patients and physicians.

6 Jul, 2021 | 10:21h | UTC

Choosing Wisely for COVID-19: ten evidence-based recommendations for patients and physicians – Nature Medicine

 


Widespread implementation of a low-cost telehealth service in the delivery of antenatal care during the COVID-19 pandemic enabled the reduction of in-person consultations by 50% without compromising pregnancy outcomes.

2 Jul, 2021 | 11:26h | UTC

Widespread implementation of a low-cost telehealth service in the delivery of antenatal care during the COVID-19 pandemic: an interrupted time-series analysis – The Lancet

Commentary: Expanding the concept of safety in antenatal care provision – The Lancet

 


Covid: Masks upgrade cuts infection risk, research finds.

30 Jun, 2021 | 10:16h | UTC

Covid: Masks upgrade cuts infection risk, research finds – BBC

 


WHO urges fully vaccinated people to continue to wear masks as delta Covid variant spreads.

28 Jun, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

WHO urges fully vaccinated people to continue to wear masks as delta Covid variant spreads – CNBC

 

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Putting people first in managing their health: new WHO guideline on self-care interventions – “Whether it’s for their experience of pregnancy and childbirth; managing fertility intentions, preventing sexually transmitted infections; enjoying better sexual health of themselves or their partner, or self-monitoring their blood pressure, access to quality self-care interventions can help meet people’s many health needs and rights”.

28 Jun, 2021 | 09:40h | UTC

News release: Putting people first in managing their health: new WHO guideline on self-care interventions – World Health Organization

See guidance: WHO consolidated guideline on self-care interventions for health

 

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Cohort study: swallowing and voice outcomes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.

18 Jun, 2021 | 08:24h | UTC

Swallowing and Voice Outcomes in Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19: An Observational Cohort Study – Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Related study: Characterization of dysphagia and laryngeal findings in COVID-19 patients treated in the ICU—An observational clinical study – PLOS One

 


WHO: Caesarean section rates continue to rise, amid growing inequalities in access.

18 Jun, 2021 | 08:23h | UTC

Caesarean section rates continue to rise, amid growing inequalities in access – World Health Organization

Original study: Trends and projections of caesarean section rates: global and regional estimates – BMJ Global Health

 

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Almost 25% of COVID-19 patients develop long-lasting symptoms, according to a new report.

16 Jun, 2021 | 08:31h | UTC

Almost 25% of COVID-19 Patients Develop Long-Lasting Symptoms, According to a New Report – TIME

Original report: A Detailed Study of Patients with Long-Haul COVID – FAIR Health

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


The BMJ Series: The future of nursing.

16 Jun, 2021 | 08:18h | UTC

Homepage: The future of nursing – The BMJ

How to reposition the nursing profession for a post-covid age

How the nursing profession should adapt for a digital future

How to attain gender equality in nursing—an essay

Nursing’s pivotal role in global climate action

 


RCT: A brief advice + nicotine replacement therapy sampling + active referral nearly doubled the odds of validated quitting among expectant fathers who smoked.

16 Jun, 2021 | 08:15h | UTC

Brief Advice, Nicotine Replacement Therapy Sampling, and Active Referral for Expectant Fathers Who Smoke Cigarettes: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

 


WHO: More than 100 reasons to quit tobacco.

14 Jun, 2021 | 08:38h | UTC

More than 100 reasons to quit tobacco – World Health Organization

 

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M-A: Hospital-at-home interventions for patients with chronic disease who present to the emergency department – similar mortality risk, lower risk for readmission, lower depression and anxiety scores, and a lower risk for long-term care admission vs. in-hospital stay.

9 Jun, 2021 | 08:20h | UTC

Hospital-at-Home Interventions vs In-Hospital Stay for Patients With Chronic Disease Who Present to the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

Invited commentary: Hospitalization at Home for Patients With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Disease—Further Evidence to Inform Practice – JAMA Network Open

Related: Pandemic Boosts an Old Idea—Bringing Acute Care to the Patient AND Randomized trial: Admission Avoidance Hospital at Home + Geriatric Assessment led to similar outcomes compared to hospital admission for older persons AND Most COVID-19 patients receiving home-based hospital care did not require escalation to traditional hospital setting – Approximately 1 in 5 were admitted within 14 days. Higher oxygen saturation was associated with decreased odds of transfer, whereas higher comorbidity burden was associated with increased risk.

 


No health issues in babies whose moms got flu vaccine while pregnant.

9 Jun, 2021 | 08:17h | UTC

No health issues in babies whose moms got flu vaccine while pregnant – CIDRAP

Original study: Association of Maternal Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy With Early Childhood Health Outcomes – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Realizing the Potential of Maternal Influenza Vaccination (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Practice Pointer | Mask related acne (“maskne”) and other facial dermatoses.

8 Jun, 2021 | 09:24h | UTC

Mask related acne (“maskne”) and other facial dermatoses – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: The benefit of dysphagia screening in adult patients with stroke.

6 Jun, 2021 | 23:43h | UTC

The Benefit of Dysphagia Screening in Adult Patients With Stroke: A Meta‐Analysis – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


Doctors tell how to make the most of your telehealth visits.

3 Jun, 2021 | 10:39h | UTC

Doctors Tell How to Make the Most of Your Telehealth Visits – Kaiser Health News

 


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