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M-A: Effectiveness and safety of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opioid treatment for knee and hip osteoarthritis – although Etoricoxib 60 mg/day and diclofenac 150 mg/day seem to be most effective treatments, topical diclofenac 70-81 mg/day is safer and should be considered as first line treatment.

17 Oct, 2021 | 21:14h | UTC

Effectiveness and safety of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opioid treatment for knee and hip osteoarthritis: network meta-analysis – The BMJ

News release: Topical pain-killers more effective, safer than opioids for knee osteoarthritis pain – St. Michael’s Hospital

Commentary: Network meta-analysis compares analgesic regimens for osteoarthritis – medwire News

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: Short-term and long-term rates of postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

14 Oct, 2021 | 10:15h | UTC

Short-term and Long-term Rates of Postacute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Systematic Review – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries:

Most COVID-19 survivors have symptoms 6 months on, review finds – CIDRAP

Expert reaction to systematic review on rates of postacute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC) – Science Media Centre

How many people get ‘long COVID’? More than half, researchers find – Penn State

Related:

WHO Consensus: A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition (Long Covid).

Characterizing long COVID: a living systematic review.

Long Covid – The illness narratives.

New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published.

M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19. (several articles on the subject)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


WHO Consensus: A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition (Long Covid).

8 Oct, 2021 | 10:45h | UTC

A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition by a Delphi consensus, 6 October 2021 – World Health Organization

Related:

Characterizing long COVID: a living systematic review.

Long Covid – The illness narratives.

New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published.

M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19. (several articles on the subject)

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Systematic Review: Is exercise an effective therapy to treat long-lasting low back pain?

3 Oct, 2021 | 22:32h | UTC

Summary: Is exercise an effective therapy to treat long-lasting low back pain? – Cochrane Library

Original Study: Exercise therapy for chronic low back pain – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guideline Synopsis: The Non-Surgical Management of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis.

1 Oct, 2021 | 10:00h | UTC

Synopsis of the 2020 US Department of Veterans Affairs/US Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guideline: The Non-Surgical Management of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Over a third of COVID-19 patients diagnosed with at least one long-COVID symptom.

30 Sep, 2021 | 10:25h | UTC

News release: Over a third of COVID-19 patients diagnosed with at least one long-COVID symptom – University of Oxford

Original study: Incidence, co-occurrence, and evolution of long-COVID features: A 6-month retrospective cohort study of 273,618 survivors of COVID-19 – PLOS Medicine

Commentaries:

Two studies tie long COVID-19 to severe initial illness – CIDRAP

Covid: 37% of people have symptoms six months after infection – The Guardian

Long Covid is a bigger problem than we thought – CNN

Expert reaction to study looking at incidence and co-occurrence of long COVID symptoms following COVID-19 infection and also after influenza – Science Media Centre

 


Characterizing long COVID: a living systematic review.

29 Sep, 2021 | 10:29h | UTC

Characterising long COVID: a living systematic review – BMJ Global Health

Related:

Long Covid – The illness narratives.

New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published.

M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19. (several articles on the subject)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A of randomized trials: Efficacy of exercise combined with standard treatment for depression compared to standard treatment alone.

28 Sep, 2021 | 08:55h | UTC

Efficacy of exercise combined with standard treatment for depression compared to standard treatment alone: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – Journal of Affective Disorders

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus paper: Clinical indications for image-guided interventional procedures in the musculoskeletal system—part V, knee.

23 Sep, 2021 | 09:59h | UTC

Clinical indications for image-guided interventional procedures in the musculoskeletal system: a Delphi-based consensus paper from the European Society of Musculoskeletal Radiology (ESSR)—part V, knee – European Radiology

See other articles in the series: Consensus paper: Clinical indications for image-guided interventional procedures in the musculoskeletal system.

 


Long Covid – The illness narratives.

22 Sep, 2021 | 10:19h | UTC

Long Covid – The illness narratives – Social Science & Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AAOS Updates Clinical Practice Guideline for Osteoarthritis of the Knee.

21 Sep, 2021 | 09:03h | UTC

News release: AAOS Updates Clinical Practice Guideline for Osteoarthritis of the Knee – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Guideline summary: Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee (Non-Arthroplasty) (3rd Edition) – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Full paper: Management of Osteoarthritis of the Knee (Non-Arthroplasty) Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline

 


People with Parkinson’s may benefit from seven walking strategies.

12 Sep, 2021 | 21:40h | UTC

News release: People with Parkinson’s may benefit from seven walking strategies – American Academy of Neurology

Original study: Perception and Use of Compensation Strategies for Gait Impairment by Persons With Parkinson Disease – Neurology

Commentary: Compensation Strategies Benefit Parkinson Patients With Gait Impairment – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Ten strategies to optimize early mobilization and rehabilitation in intensive care.

10 Sep, 2021 | 05:14h | UTC

Ten strategies to optimize early mobilization and rehabilitation in intensive care – Critical Care

 


Musculoskeletal complications following critical illness: A scoping review.

3 Sep, 2021 | 10:07h | UTC

Musculoskeletal complications following critical illness: A scoping review – Journal of Critical Care

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Long COVID: the physical and mental health of children and non-hospitalized young people after SARS-CoV-2 infection – one in seven children may still have symptoms 15 weeks after infection.

2 Sep, 2021 | 10:10h | UTC

Long COVID – the physical and mental health of children and non-hospitalised young people 3 months after SARS-CoV-2 infection; a national matched cohort study (The CLoCk) Study.

Commentaries:

Long Covid in children ‘nowhere near scale feared’ – BBC

Long covid: One in seven children may still have symptoms 15 weeks after infection, data show – The BMJ

Related:

Do kids get long COVID? And how often? A pediatrician looks at the data – Children also get Long Covid, but much less often than adults.

Illness duration and symptom profile in symptomatic school-aged children tested for SARS-CoV-2 – “Only 25 (1.8%) of 1379 children experienced symptoms for at least 56 days.”

Long-term Symptoms After SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children and Adolescents – “This study found a low prevalence of symptoms compatible with long COVID in a randomly selected cohort of children assessed 6 months after serologic testing”.

Study shows low incidence of post-acute COVID-19 symptoms (“Long Covid”) in children after mild disease

Cohort study: Risk factors for long covid in previously hospitalized children.

M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19.

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Cohort study: Most COVID-19 hospital survivors had a good physical and functional recovery after 1 year of follow-up, but around half of the patients had at least one sequelae symptom.

27 Aug, 2021 | 10:13h | UTC

1-year outcomes in hospital survivors with COVID-19: a longitudinal cohort study – The Lancet

Editorial: Understanding long COVID: a modern medical challenge – The Lancet

Related:

M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19. (several articles on the subject)

New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published.

The long-term sequelae of COVID-19: an international consensus on research priorities for patients with pre-existing and new-onset airways disease.

 


M-A: Physical rehabilitation in the ICU improves physical function and reduces ICU and hospital length of stay.

27 Aug, 2021 | 09:02h | UTC

Physical Rehabilitation in the ICU: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Critical Care Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


WHO Guide | Support for rehabilitation: self-management after COVID-19-related illness.

26 Aug, 2021 | 09:21h | UTC

Support for rehabilitation: self-management after COVID-19-related illness, 2nd ed. – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published.

26 Aug, 2021 | 09:01h | UTC

New guidelines to help doctors manage long COVID patients published – Imperial College London

Original article: Recommendations for the recognition, diagnosis, and management of long covid: A Delphi study – British Journal of General Practice

Related: M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19. (several articles on the subject)

 


International Exercise Recommendations in Older Adults (ICFSR): Expert Consensus Guidelines.

26 Aug, 2021 | 08:52h | UTC

International Exercise Recommendations in Older Adults (ICFSR): Expert Consensus Guidelines – The journal of nutrition, health & aging

 


RCT: A single-session of pain management skills intervention was noninferior to 8 sessions of cognitive behavioral therapy in adults with chronic low back pain.

24 Aug, 2021 | 08:39h | UTC

Comparison of a Single-Session Pain Management Skills Intervention With a Single-Session Health Education Intervention and 8 Sessions of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Adults With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries:

Single two-hour session of pain management skills could offer as much benefit as longer-course of CBT – News Medical

New approach effectively relieves chronic low back pain – Stanford Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic review: Kinesio taping provides little or no benefit for rotator cuff disease.

16 Aug, 2021 | 00:52h | UTC

Kinesio taping for rotator cuff disease – Cochrane Library

Summary: Kinesio taping for rotator cuff disease – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guideline: Non-surgical interventions for lumbar spinal stenosis leading to neurogenic claudication.

13 Aug, 2021 | 09:03h | UTC

Non-Surgical Interventions for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Leading To Neurogenic Claudication: A Clinical Practice Guideline – Journal of Pain

 


M-A: More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19.

11 Aug, 2021 | 08:47h | UTC

More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Scientific Reports

Related:

Illness duration and symptom profile in symptomatic school-aged children tested for SARS-CoV-2 – “Only 25 (1.8%) of 1379 children experienced symptoms for at least 56 days.”

Cohort study: Risk factors for long covid in previously hospitalized children.

Viewpoint: The road to addressing Long Covid.

Review: Long covid—mechanisms, risk factors, and management.

Review: Symptoms, complications and management of long COVID.

Long Covid: fatigue, post-exertional malaise, and cognitive dysfunction are the most common symptoms, according to an international survey.

Studies elucidate poorly understood long COVID.

Long-term Symptoms After SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children and Adolescents – “This study found a low prevalence of symptoms compatible with long COVID in a randomly selected cohort of children assessed 6 months after serologic testing”.

Long Covid: 39% of patients report persistent symptoms more than seven months after diagnosis of COVID-19 in an outpatient setting.

[Preprint] Long Covid: Persistent symptoms following SARS-CoV-2 infection in a random community sample of 508,707 people.

Long COVID or post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC): An overview of biological factors that may contribute to persistent symptoms.

Long Covid: Half of young adults with COVID-19 have persistent symptoms 6 months after, study finds.

[Preprint] Long Covid: Third of people infected have long term symptoms.

Opinion | Causation or confounding: why controls are critical for characterizing long COVID – “Many of the self-reported symptoms, such as intermittent headaches or tiredness, are nonspecific and prevalent in the general population”.

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

Perspective | The four most urgent questions about long COVID.

Systematic review: Frequency, signs and symptoms, and criteria adopted for long COVID-19.

Report: 376,000 people in UK have had long Covid symptoms for at least a year.

Systematic review of 45 studies including 9751 participants, most of which were hospitalized, found 73% had at least 1 persistent symptom for weeks after Covid-19.

COVID Morbidity – The emerging burden of long COVID is significant, and needs to be considered when evaluating the risk vs. benefit of pandemic measures.

One year after hospital discharge due to SARS-CoV-2 Infection, the prevalence of long-term cough, chest pain, dyspnea, and fatigue was 2.5%, 6.5%, 23.3%, and 61.2%, respectively

Population-based cohort study: Non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients have low-risk of serious long-term effects, but visits to general practitioners and outpatient hospital visits are increased.

One third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have lung changes after a year

Long Covid: Largest post-acute COVID-19 study to date examined the health outcomes in more than 73,000 people who’d had COVID-19 and were not hospitalized

Study shows low incidence of post-acute COVID-19 symptoms (“Long Covid”) in children after mild disease

Perspective | They Tested Negative for Covid. Still, They Have Long Covid Symptoms.

Large study finds 1 in 3 Covid-19 survivors have subsequent mental health and neurological conditions

Cohort study: One in ten have long-term effects 8 months following mild COVID-19

Long Covid Implications for the workplace

Long Covid in the UK – More than a million affected in February, survey suggests

Covid-19: Middle aged women face greater risk of debilitating long term symptoms

Persistent neurologic symptoms and cognitive dysfunction in non‐hospitalized Covid‐19 “long haulers”

Opinion | We need to start thinking more critically — and speaking more cautiously — about long Covid

Review | Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome

Long Covid | Four-month clinical status of a cohort of patients after hospitalization for COVID-19

Perspective | Long Covid isn’t as unique as we thought

Attributes and predictors of long COVID

WHO Report: Preparing for Long COVID 2021

Long Covid: Sequelae in adults at 6 Months after COVID-19 infection

How many people get ‘long COVID’ – and who is most at risk?

Long Covid: Respiratory and psychophysical sequelae among patients with COVID-19 four months after hospital discharge

Managing the long term effects of covid-19: summary of NICE, SIGN, and RCGP rapid guideline

Patients, clinicians seek answers to the mystery of ‘Long COVID’

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

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

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

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Decompression alone is non-inferior to decompression with fusion in patients with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis.

6 Aug, 2021 | 09:54h | UTC

Decompression with or without Fusion in Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentary: Decompression Noninferior for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis – HealthDay

 


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