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Meta-analysis: Inconclusive evidence regarding a benefit of systematic early mobilization in mechanically ventilated adult ICU patients

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:24h | UTC

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

 


Epidural corticosteroid injections for sciatica: An abridged Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:16h | UTC

Epidural Corticosteroid Injections for Sciatica: An Abridged Cochrane Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Spine

Source: EvidenceAlerts

 


Returning to physical activity after Covid-19

17 Jan, 2021 | 22:19h | UTC

Returning to physical activity after covid-19 – The BMJ

Commentary: Returning to physical activity after a Covid-19 infection – Medical Centre

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: Stable supportive shoes improve knee osteoarthritis symptoms when compared to flat flexible shoes

13 Jan, 2021 | 02:08h | UTC

The Effect of Flat Flexible Versus Stable Supportive Shoes on Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms: A Randomized Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Summary for Patients: The Effect of Flat Flexible Versus Stable Supportive Shoes on Knee Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Commentary: Stable, Supportive Shoes Better for Knee Osteoarthritis Pain – NEJM Journal Watch

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: No difference in long-term outcomes with endovascular revascularization plus supervised exercise vs. supervised exercise only for intermittent claudication

12 Jan, 2021 | 01:15h | UTC

Long-Term Follow-up of a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Endovascular Revascularization Plus Supervised Exercise with Supervised Exercise only for Intermittent Claudication – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Long Covid: 6-month consequences of COVID-19 in patients discharged from hospital

10 Jan, 2021 | 20:43h | UTC

6-month consequences of COVID-19 in patients discharged from hospital: a cohort study – The Lancet

Commentaries: Most patients hospitalized for Covid-19 still have symptoms six months later, China study finds AND Long-term follow-up of recovered patients with COVID-19 – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[Preprint] Characterizing Long COVID in an International Cohort: 7 Months of Symptoms and Their Impact

10 Jan, 2021 | 20:41h | UTC

Characterizing Long COVID in an International Cohort: 7 Months of Symptoms and Their Impact – medRxiv

Related: Explanations for ‘long Covid’ remain elusive. For now, believing patients and treating symptoms is the best doctors can do – STAT AND Long COVID: who is at risk? – The Conversation

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


NICE Guideline: Managing the long-term effects of COVID-19

18 Dec, 2020 | 10:27h | UTC

COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing the long-term effects of COVID-19 – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Commentary: NICE, RCGP and SIGN publish guideline on managing the long-term effects of COVID-19 – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


Survey: Around 1 in 5 COVID-19 patients exhibit symptoms for a period of 5 weeks or longer; Around 1 in 10 COVID-19 patients exhibit symptoms for a period of 12 weeks or longer

18 Dec, 2020 | 09:49h | UTC

The prevalence of long COVID symptoms and COVID-19 complications – Office of National Statistics

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: Among women with urinary incontinence, biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor training does not provide additional benefit to basic pelvic floor muscle training

15 Dec, 2020 | 01:23h | UTC

Basic versus biofeedback-mediated intensive pelvic floor muscle training for women with urinary incontinence: the OPAL RCT – Health Technology Assessment

 


NICE Guideline: Osteoarthritis care and management

13 Dec, 2020 | 23:19h | UTC

Osteoarthritis: care and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


Long Covid: Study shows persistence of symptoms in a third of ambulatory patients 30 to 45 days after diagnosis

11 Dec, 2020 | 09:27h | UTC

COVID-19 Symptoms: Longitudinal Evolution and Persistence in Outpatient Settings – Annals of Internal Medicine

Commentary: COVID-19: persistent symptoms in one third of cases – Université de Genève

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: No benefit and potential harm from Vitamin D at doses of 1000 IU/d or higher compared with 200 IU/d in older persons with elevated fall risk

9 Dec, 2020 | 08:13h | UTC

The Effects of Four Doses of Vitamin D Supplements on Falls in Older Adults: A Response-Adaptive, Randomized Clinical Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine

Commentaries: Study Finds No Benefit, Possible Harm to Seniors’ Fall Risks with Higher Doses of Vitamin D – Johns Hopkins Medicine AND Does High-Dose Vitamin D Actually Heighten Fall Risk? – Physician’s Weekly

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Meta-analysis: Respiratory function post-infection by COVID-19. Altered diffusion capacity, restrictive pattern, and obstructive pattern were found in 39%, 15% and 7% of patients, respectively

7 Dec, 2020 | 01:04h | UTC

Respiratory function in patients post-infection by COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Pulmonology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Meta-analysis: Epidural corticosteroid injections for sciatica are effective, although the effects are small and short-term

4 Dec, 2020 | 08:26h | UTC

Epidural Corticosteroid Injections for Sciatica: An Abridged Cochrane Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Spine

 


One in five covid-19 patients are diagnosed with a mental illness within three months

2 Dec, 2020 | 07:24h | UTC

One in five covid-19 patients are diagnosed with a mental illness within three months – MIT Technology Review

Original study: Bidirectional associations between COVID-19 and psychiatric disorder: retrospective cohort studies of 62 354 COVID-19 cases in the USA – The Lancet Psychiatry

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global estimates of the need for rehabilitation based on the Global Burden of Disease study 2019. At least one in every three people in the world needs rehabilitation at some point in the course of their illness or injury

2 Dec, 2020 | 07:17h | UTC

Global estimates of the need for rehabilitation based on the Global Burden of Disease study 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet

Commentary: The Lancet: One in three people worldwide could benefit from rehabilitation at least once in the course of their illness or injury, first global study estimates – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

 


Critically ill patients with COVID-19: A narrative review on prone position

1 Dec, 2020 | 08:07h | UTC

Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19: A Narrative Review on Prone Position – Pulmonary Therapy

 


New WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behavior – Every move counts towards better health

27 Nov, 2020 | 08:45h | UTC

WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour – World Health Organization

See also: World Health Organization 2020 guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour – British Journal of Sports Medicine

News release: Every move counts towards better health – says WHO

Commentaries: Aim to exceed weekly recommended physical activity level to offset health harms of prolonged sitting – BMJ AND You only need 30 to 40 minutes of exercise per day to ‘offset’ sitting at your desk all day, new analysis finds – Business Insider AND Physical activity guidelines 2020: comprehensive and inclusive recommendations to activate populations – The Lancet

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Long Covid: Comprehensive health assessment three months after recovery from acute COVID-19 revealed problems in several health domains in a substantial number of patients

27 Nov, 2020 | 08:33h | UTC

Comprehensive health assessment three months after recovery from acute COVID-19 – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 


Opinion: “Proposed British guidelines reject useless chronic fatigue syndrome treatments”

19 Nov, 2020 | 09:22h | UTC

Proposed British guidelines reject useless chronic fatigue syndrome treatments – STAT

NICE Draft Guideline: Myalgic encephalomyelitis (or 6 encephalopathy)/chronic fatigue syndrome: diagnosis and management

 


ATS Guideline: Home oxygen therapy for adults with chronic lung disease

18 Nov, 2020 | 09:13h | UTC

Home Oxygen Therapy for Adults with Chronic Lung Disease. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Commentary: Home Oxygen Therapy for Adults with COPD and ILD: New ATS Clinical Practice Guideline – American Thoracic Society

 


Review: Prone positioning for patients with hypoxic respiratory failure related to COVID-19

17 Nov, 2020 | 09:41h | UTC

Prone positioning for patients with hypoxic respiratory failure related to COVID-19 – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Long Covid: 2 months after being hospitalized for Covid-19, many patients persisted symptomatic and did not resume normal activities

13 Nov, 2020 | 09:28h | UTC

Sixty-Day Outcomes Among Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19 – Annals of Internal Medicine

Commentary: Life after COVID hospitalization: Study shows major lasting effects on health, work and more – University of Michigan

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Long Covid: Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection

13 Nov, 2020 | 09:27h | UTC

Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection – PLOS One

Commentary: Half of recovered COVID-19 patients report lingering fatigue – CIDRAP

 


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