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FDA warns of risks of body sculpting

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:44h | UTC

FDA Warns of Risks of Body Sculpting – JAMA

Statement: Non-Invasive Body Contouring Technologies – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

 


SR | Medication review in hospitalized patients to reduce morbidity and mortality

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:37h | UTC

Medication review in hospitalised patients to reduce morbidity and mortality – Cochrane Library

Summary: What are the benefits and risks of medication reviews for hospitalized adults? – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


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 | 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

 


Implementing human factors for patient safety in anesthesia: guidance for clinicians, departments and hospitals

17 Jan, 2023 | 13:33h | UTC

Implementing human factors in anaesthesia: guidance for clinicians, departments and hospitals – Anaesthesia

See also: Human factors in anaesthesia: a narrative review – Anaesthesia

News Release: New guidance to reduce human error and improve safety as UK health service struggles – The Association of Anaesthetists

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

 


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

 


SR | Diagnostic errors in the emergency department

12 Jan, 2023 | 13:19h | UTC

Diagnostic Errors in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 


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

 


Opinion | Minimizing administrative harm: a key step to improving health care.

29 Nov, 2022 | 14:21h | UTC

Minimizing administrative harm: a key step to improving health care – STAT

 


Towards zero carbon healthcare: anesthesia.

25 Nov, 2022 | 12:28h | UTC

Towards zero carbon healthcare: anaesthesia – The BMJ

Related:

Action guidance for addressing pollution from inhalational anaesthetics – Anaesthesia

Inhaled anaesthesia and analgesia contribute to climate change – The BMJ

Carbon Footprint of General, Regional, and Combined Anesthesia for Total Knee Replacements – Anesthesia

Principles of environmentally-sustainable anaesthesia: a global consensus statement from the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists – Anaesthesia

Environmental and Occupational Considerations of Anesthesia: A Narrative Review and Update – Anesthesia & Analgesia

Working Toward the Triple Bottom Line in Surgery – NEJM Catalyst

Effects Of Surgery On A Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green? – NPR

Anaesthetic gases, climate change, and sustainable practice – The Lancet Planetary Health

Greenhouse gases: the choice of volatile anesthetic does matter – Canadian Journal of Anesthesiology

People, planet and profits: the case for greening operating rooms – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AAP Clinical Report | Physician health and wellness.

3 Nov, 2022 | 14:06h | UTC

Physician Health and Wellness – Pediatrics

Related:

M-A | Physicians suffering burnout are twice as likely to be involved in patient safety incidents.

Systematic Review | Predictors of burnout among healthcare providers.

Prevalence of burnout among GPs: a systematic review and meta-analysis – British Journal of General Practice

Physician Well-being 2.0: Where Are We and Where Are We Going? – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Consensus Study – Taking Action Against Clinician Burnout: A Systems Approach to Professional Well-Being – National Academies of Medicine

Consensus Study – Taking Action Against Clinician Burnout: A Systems Approach to Professional Well-Being – National Academies of Medicine

Assessment of Risk Factors for Suicide Among US Health Care Professionals

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures of Health Care

Hospital administration response to physician stress and burnout – Journal of Hospital Practice

Opinion: It’s Time to Talk About Physician Burnout and Moral Injury

Systematic Review: Effect of Organization-Directed Workplace Interventions on Physician Burnout

The 3 Causes Of Physician Burnout (And Why There’s No Simple Solution) – Forbes

Physician Burnout: A Global Crisis (several other resources on the subject)

 


Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary program to prevent pressure injuries in children undergoing long-duration surgeries.

3 Nov, 2022 | 13:43h | UTC

The clinical effectiveness of an integrated multidisciplinary evidence-based program to prevent intraoperative pressure injuries in high-risk children undergoing long-duration surgical procedures: A quality improvement study – International Wound Journal 

 


Strategies for de-implementation of low-value care—a scoping review.

1 Nov, 2022 | 12:12h | UTC

Strategies for de-implementation of low-value care—a scoping review – Implementation Science

 


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

 


Description of an intervention to increase neuromuscular monitoring for assessing recovery from neuromuscular block.

1 Nov, 2022 | 11:48h | UTC

Quantitative Neuromuscular Monitoring in Clinical Practice: A Professional Practice Change Initiative – Anesthesiology

Infographic: Twitch Monitor to Choose? Quantitative Intraoperative Neuromuscular Monitoring – Anesthesiology

 


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

 


Viewpoint | Using behavioral economics to decrease operating room costs and promote better surgeon accountability.

29 Sep, 2022 | 13:28h | UTC

Using Behavioral Economics to Decrease Operating Room Costs and Promote Better Surgeon Accountability – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


RCT | A comprehensive geriatric assessment may improve the quality of life in older people starting anticancer treatment.

27 Sep, 2022 | 13:16h | UTC

Integrated Geriatric Assessment and Treatment Effectiveness (INTEGERATE) in older people with cancer starting systemic anticancer treatment in Australia: a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet Health Longevity

Invited Commentary: Integrating what matters to patients in the care of older adults with cancer – The Lancet Health Longevity

Related:

Practical Assessment and Management of Vulnerabilities in Older Patients Receiving Chemotherapy: ASCO Guideline for Geriatric Oncology – Journal of Clinical Oncology

What Every Oncologist Should Know About Geriatric Assessment for Older Patients With Cancer: Young International Society of Geriatric Oncology Position Paper – Journal of Clinical Oncology

Geriatric Assessment-Guided Care Processes for Older Adults: A Delphi Consensus of Geriatric Oncology Experts – Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Cluster RCT: In older adults with advanced cancer, a geriatric assessment program reduced the toxic effects of cancer treatment.

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

 


M-A | Physicians suffering burnout are twice as likely to be involved in patient safety incidents.

26 Sep, 2022 | 12:09h | UTC

Associations of physician burnout with career engagement and quality of patient care: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ

News Release: Clinicians suffering burnout are twice as likely to be involved in patient safety incidents – The BMJ

Commentary: Burnout in doctors impacts patient safety finds new international study – University of Manchester

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

 


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

 


Study finds high diagnostic concordance between telemedicine and in-person visits for most new clinical concerns.

6 Sep, 2022 | 14:37h | UTC

Assessment of Clinician Diagnostic Concordance With Video Telemedicine in the Integrated Multispecialty Practice at Mayo Clinic During the Beginning of COVID-19 Pandemic From March to June 2020 – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | The hidden pandemic: the cost of postoperative complications.

6 Sep, 2022 | 14:13h | UTC

The Hidden Pandemic: the Cost of Postoperative Complications – Current Anesthesiology Reports

 


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