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AAP Policy Statement | The hospitalized adolescent

3 Feb, 2023 | 14:09h | UTC

Policy Statement: The Hospitalized Adolescent – Pediatrics

Clinical Report: The Hospitalized Adolescent – Pediatrics

News Release: American Academy of Pediatrics Issues New Recommendations on Hospitalized Adolescents – American Academy of Pediatrics

 


A primer on home infusion administration methods

2 Feb, 2023 | 14:57h | UTC

A Primer on Home Infusion Administration Methods – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

 


Report | Tranexamic acid at cesarean delivery: drug-error deaths

31 Jan, 2023 | 13:39h | UTC

Tranexamic acid at cesarean delivery: drug-error deaths – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Related: RCT: Tranexamic acid for the prevention of blood loss after cesarean delivery – even though TA resulted in a significantly lower incidence of estimated blood loss, the clinical relevance of the findings was small

 


Review | Interventions using digital technology to promote family engagement in the adult intensive care unit

19 Jan, 2023 | 13:59h | UTC

Interventions using digital technology to promote family engagement in the adult intensive care unit: An integrative review – Heart and Lung

 


Review | Surgical site infection prevention

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:31h | UTC

Surgical Site Infection Prevention: A Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Author interview: Surgical Site Infection Prevention – JAMA

Related:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017 – JAMA Surgery 

Global guidelines on the prevention of surgical site infection – World Health Organization 

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence 

APSIC guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infections – Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control

Perioperative care bundles for the prevention of surgical-site infections: meta-analysis – British Journal of Surgery

AAOS Guideline: Prevention of surgical site infections after major extremity trauma.

 


Review | Organization-wide approaches to foster effective unit-level efforts to improve clinician well-being

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:19h | UTC

Organization-Wide Approaches to Foster Effective Unit-Level Efforts to Improve Clinician Well-Being – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Cohort Study | Adverse events identified in nearly one in four hospital admissions

15 Jan, 2023 | 20:40h | UTC

The Safety of Inpatient Health Care – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Findings from the SafeCare study underscore importance of patient safety, need for continued improvement – Mass General Brigham

Commentary: Nearly 1 in 4 Hospital Patients Have Harmful Event During Their Stay – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A | Effectiveness of outpatient geriatric rehabilitation after inpatient geriatric rehabilitation or hospitalization

15 Jan, 2023 | 19:48h | UTC

Effectiveness of outpatient geriatric rehabilitation after inpatient geriatric rehabilitation or hospitalisation: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Age and Ageing

 


Development of telehealth principles and guidelines for older adults: a modified Delphi approach

13 Jan, 2023 | 13:32h | UTC

Development of telehealth principles and guidelines for older adults: A modified Delphi approach – Journal of the American Geriatric Society

 


An evidence and consensus-based definition of “Second Victim”

12 Jan, 2023 | 13:21h | UTC

An Evidence and Consensus-Based Definition of Second Victim: A Strategic Topic in Healthcare Quality, Patient Safety, Person-Centeredness and Human Resource Management – International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

 


Statement | Pre-procedure and pre-admission COVID-19 testing no longer recommended for asymptomatic patients

11 Jan, 2023 | 14:36h | UTC

News Release: Pre-Procedure and Pre-Admission COVID-19 Testing No Longer Recommended for Asymptomatic Patients – Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

Recommendation Statement: Asymptomatic screening for severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) as an infection prevention measure in healthcare facilities: Challenges and considerations – Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

Commentary: Infectious disease board recommends hospitals stop screening asymptomatic patients for Covid-19 – STAT

Related: Routine pre-operative Covid testing in elective surgeries: Is it worth it? – American Journal of Surgery

 


Podcast | Delirium in the hospital

11 Jan, 2023 | 14:12h | UTC

#375 Delirium in the Hospital featuring Dr. Esther Oh – The Curbsiders

 


SR | Ultrasound guidance versus landmark method for peripheral venous cannulation in adults.

16 Dec, 2022 | 13:08h | UTC

Ultrasound guidance versus landmark method for peripheral venous cannulation in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Is ultrasound guidance a good option for peripheral intravenous cannulation in adults? – Cochrane Library

 


Review | Transport of the patient with trauma.

13 Dec, 2022 | 14:07h | UTC

Transport of the patient with trauma: a narrative review – Anaesthesia

 


RCT | Medical masks vs. N95 respirators for preventing COVID-19 among health care workers.

30 Nov, 2022 | 13:52h | UTC

Medical Masks Versus N95 Respirators for Preventing COVID-19 Among Health Care Workers: A Randomized Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine

News Release: In some settings, medical masks may offer similar effectiveness to N95 respirators for preventing COVID-19 infection among health care workers – American College of Physicians

Editorial: Comparative Effectiveness of Mask Type in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 in Health Care Workers: Uncertainty Persists – Annals of Internal Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Psychiatric issues among health professionals.

24 Nov, 2022 | 13:29h | UTC

Psychiatric Issues Among Health Professionals – Medical Clinics of North America

 


SR | Exercise for acutely hospitalized older medical patients.

21 Nov, 2022 | 14:28h | UTC

Exercise for acutely hospitalised older medical patients – Cochrane Library 

Summary: Exercise for older patients during unplanned hospital stays – Cochrane Library 

 

Commentary on Twitter 

https://twitter.com/CochraneUK/status/1593169319881756672 

 


AHA Scientific Statement | An overview of telehealth in the management of cardiovascular disease.

15 Nov, 2022 | 13:01h | UTC

An Overview of Telehealth in the Management of Cardiovascular Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation

News Release: Telehealth is a valuable option in cardiovascular care, though challenges remain – American Heart Association

 


Brief Review | Preventing pressure injuries among patients in the intensive care unit.

1 Nov, 2022 | 11:50h | UTC

Preventing pressure injuries among patients in the intensive care unit: insights gained – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | The effect of educational interventions in managing nurses’ alarm fatigue.

21 Oct, 2022 | 12:46h | UTC

The effect of educational interventions in managing nurses’ alarm fatigue: An integrative review – Journal of Clinical Nursing

 


M-A | Nasal protection strategy reduces the incidence of nasal pressure injuries during nasotracheal intubation.

19 Oct, 2022 | 14:13h | UTC

Nasal protection strategy reduces the incidence of nasal pressure injuries during nasotracheal intubation: Meta-analysis with trial sequential analysis – Medicine

 


M-A | Efficacy of different preoperative skin antiseptics on the incidence of surgical site infections.

14 Oct, 2022 | 14:02h | UTC

Efficacy of different preoperative skin antiseptics on the incidence of surgical site infections: a systematic review, GRADE assessment, and network meta-analysis – The Lancet Microbe

Related:

Antiseptic Skin Agents to Prevent Surgical Site Infection After Incisional Surgery: A Randomized, Three-armed Combined Non-inferiority and Superiority Clinical Trial (NEWSkin Prep Study) – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation or triclosan-coated sutures to reduce surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of high-quality randomised controlled trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Reducing surgical site infections in low-income and middle-income countries (FALCON): a pragmatic, multicentre, stratified, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

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M-A | Efficacy and safety of unrestricted visiting policy for critically ill patients.

21 Sep, 2022 | 13:18h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of unrestricted visiting policy for critically ill patients: a meta-analysis – Critical Care

 

Commentary on Twitter

https://twitter.com/arianna_gazzato/status/1568138556756860928

 


M-A | The effectiveness of self-care interventions in chronic illness.

14 Sep, 2022 | 13:03h | UTC

The effectiveness of self-care interventions in chronic illness: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – International Journal of Nursing Studies

 


Systematic Review | Predictors of burnout among healthcare providers.

31 Aug, 2022 | 11:50h | UTC

Predictors of burnout among US healthcare providers: a systematic review – BMJ Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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