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Anxiety in the medically ill: a systematic review of the literature.

22 Jun, 2022 | 11:05h | UTC

Anxiety in the Medically Ill: A Systematic Review of the Literature – Frontiers in Psychology

 


Position statement on criminalization of medical error and call for action to prevent patient harm from error.

7 Jun, 2022 | 11:48h | UTC

Position Statement on Criminalization of Medical Error and Call for Action to Prevent Patient Harm from Error – Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

Commentary: Anesthesiologist Group Says Hospitals Can Prevent Fatal Errors Like Vanderbilt’s — Feds said Vaught wasn’t the only one who erred; hospital had four “immediate jeopardy” flaws – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related:

ECRI and ISMP PUBLIC STATEMENT | Medication Errors are Complex; Criminal Charges Will Not Improve Care – Institute for Safe Medication Practices

ISMP Speaks Out Against Criminalization of Medication Errors – Institute for Safe Medication Practices

The simple thing hospitals can do to prevent dangerous drug mistakes – CNN

 


Summary of best evidence for enhanced recovery after surgery for patients undergoing lung cancer operations.

3 Jun, 2022 | 11:02h | UTC

Summary of best evidence for enhanced recovery after surgery for patients undergoing lung cancer operations – Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing

Related:

Guidelines for enhanced recovery after lung surgery: recommendations of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society and the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) – European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Enhanced recovery programs in lung cancer surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – Cancer Management and Research

Clinical guidelines on perioperative management strategies for enhanced recovery after lung surgery – Translational Lung Cancer Research

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials on Preoperative Physical Exercise Interventions in Patients with Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer – Cancers

Preoperative exercise training for patients with non‐small cell lung cancer – Cochrane Library

 


Survey: Do people with symptoms of an infectious illness follow advice to stay at home?

2 Jun, 2022 | 10:30h | UTC

Do people with symptoms of an infectious illness follow advice to stay at home? Evidence from a series of cross-sectional surveys about presenteeism in the UK – BMJ Open

Related:

A systematic review of infectious illness Presenteeism: prevalence, reasons and risk factors – BMC Public Health

Doctors working while sick is bad enough in ordinary times. During the Covid-19 outbreak it could be catastrophic – STAT

Which healthcare workers work with acute respiratory illness? Evidence from Canadian acute-care hospitals during 4 influenza seasons: 2010–2011 to 2013–2014 – Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

This flu season, physicians need to scrap the ‘martyr culture’ of working while sick – STAT

Healthcare Providers Shouldn’t Come to Work While Sick, but They Do — Here’s Why – HIV and ID Observations, Journal Watch Blog

 


Ten overlooked mistakes during early mobilization in the intensive care unit.

31 May, 2022 | 11:12h | UTC

Ten Overlooked Mistakes During Early Mobilisation in the Intensive Care Unit – ICU Management & Practice

Related:

The prevention of pressure injuries in the positioning and mobilization of patients in the ICU: a good clinical practice document by the Italian Society of Anesthesia, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care (SIAARTI) – Journal of Anesthesia, Analgesia and Critical Care

Systematic early versus late mobilization or standard early mobilization in mechanically ventilated adult ICU patients: systematic review and meta-analysis – Critical Care

 


Evidence-based recommendations on texture modified foods and thickened liquids for adults with oropharyngeal dysphagia – “There is no convincing evidence that thickened liquid or texture modified diet prevents death or pneumonia nor improves the quality of life, nutritional status, or oral intake in individuals with OD”.

30 May, 2022 | 11:54h | UTC

Second update of a systematic review and evidence-based recommendations on texture modified foods and thickened liquids for adults (above 17 years) with oropharyngeal dysphagia – Clinical Nutrition ESPEN

 


Guidelines for clothing in the operating theatre.

30 May, 2022 | 11:52h | UTC

Guidelines for clothing in the operating theatre, 2021 – Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine

 


Recommendations during shortage of artificial breast milk substitutes.

30 May, 2022 | 11:31h | UTC

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Recommendations During Shortage of Artificial Breast Milk Substitutes – Breastfeeding Medicine

 


Brief Review: Catheter dressings.

30 May, 2022 | 11:26h | UTC

Catheter dressings – Intensive Care Medicine (if the link is paywalled, try this one)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guideline on wound healing interventions to enhance healing of diabetic foot ulcers.

26 May, 2022 | 10:46h | UTC

Australian guideline on wound healing interventions to enhance healing of foot ulcers: part of the 2021 Australian evidence-based guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease – Journal of Foot and Ankle Research

 


Top 100 most-cited articles on enhanced recovery after surgery.

24 May, 2022 | 10:38h | UTC

Top 100 Most-Cited Articles on Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Bibliometric Analysis and Visualized Study – Frontiers in Surgery

See also: Complete List of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 


RCT: An intervention to promote self-management, independence and self-efficacy in people with early-stage dementia did not improve clinical outcomes.

19 May, 2022 | 10:42h | UTC

An intervention to promote self-management, independence and self-efficacy in people with early-stage dementia: the Journeying through Dementia RCT – Health Technology Assessment

 


Non-pharmacological interventions for minimizing physical restraints use in intensive care units: an umbrella review.

18 May, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Minimizing Physical Restraints Use in Intensive Care Units: An Umbrella Review – Frontiers in Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: Ultrasound for pediatric peripheral intravenous catheter insertion.

16 May, 2022 | 01:28h | UTC

Ultrasound for Pediatric Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Insertion: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

 


RCT: Multicomponent intervention to prevent mobility disability in frail older adults.

13 May, 2022 | 11:41h | UTC

Multicomponent intervention to prevent mobility disability in frail older adults: randomised controlled trial (SPRINTT project) – The BMJ

Editorial: Preserving community mobility in vulnerable older people – The BMJ

News Release: Regular exercise with dietary advice linked to better mobility in frail older people – BMJ Newsroom

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: Impact of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist relative to its design and intended use.

13 May, 2022 | 10:49h | UTC

Impact of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist Relative to Its Design and Intended Use: A Systematic Review and Meta-Meta-Analysis – Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Related: WHO Guidance and resources on safe surgery

 


M-A: Interventions to reduce falls in hospitals.

11 May, 2022 | 11:12h | UTC

Interventions to reduce falls in hospitals: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Age and Ageing

Related: Fall prevention in hospitals and nursing homes: Clinical practice guideline – Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing

 


ECRI and ISMP Public Statement | Medication errors are complex; criminal charges will not improve care.

10 May, 2022 | 11:29h | UTC

ECRI and ISMP PUBLIC STATEMENT | Medication Errors are Complex; Criminal Charges Will Not Improve Care – Institute for Safe Medication Practices

See also:

ISMP Speaks Out Against Criminalization of Medication Errors – Institute for Safe Medication Practices

The simple thing hospitals can do to prevent dangerous drug mistakes – CNN

 


Recommendations for change in infection prevention programs and practice.

10 May, 2022 | 10:56h | UTC

Recommendations for Change in Infection Prevention Programs and Practice – American Journal of Infection Control

 


Cohort Study: Rotating night shift work and healthy aging after 24 years of follow-up in the Nurses’ Health Study.

9 May, 2022 | 02:29h | UTC

Rotating Night Shift Work and Healthy Aging After 24 Years of Follow-up in the Nurses’ Health Study – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Rotating Night Shifts May Hamper Healthy Aging – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Digital remote monitoring plus usual care vs. usual care in patients treated with oral anticancer agents.

2 May, 2022 | 00:37h | UTC

Digital remote monitoring plus usual care versus usual care in patients treated with oral anticancer agents: the randomized phase 3 CAPRI trial – Nature Medicine (if the link is paywalled, try this one)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Efficiency of electronic health record assessment of patient-reported outcomes after cancer immunotherapy.

2 May, 2022 | 00:36h | UTC

Efficiency of Electronic Health Record Assessment of Patient-Reported Outcomes After Cancer Immunotherapy: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

Invited Commentary: An Assistive Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome Monitoring Intervention for Management of Immune-Related Toxic Effects—Moving Toward Efficiency and Scale – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Perspective: The resilient intensive care unit.

27 Apr, 2022 | 07:57h | UTC

The resilient intensive care unit – Annals of Intensive Care

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

 


Covid-19: Only a quarter of patients admitted to hospital feel fully recovered after a year, study finds.

26 Apr, 2022 | 08:45h | UTC

Covid-19: Only a quarter of patients admitted to hospital feel fully recovered after a year, study finds – The BMJ

Original Study: Clinical characteristics with inflammation profiling of long COVID and association with 1-year recovery following hospitalisation in the UK: a prospective observational study – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

Invited Commentary: Long COVID: systemic inflammation and obesity as therapeutic targets – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Persistent COVID-19 symptoms in a community study of 606,434 people in England.

26 Apr, 2022 | 08:48h | UTC

Persistent COVID-19 symptoms in a community study of 606,434 people in England – Nature Communications

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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