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Exercise is Medicine in Oncology: Engaging Clinicians to Help Patients Move Through Cancer

17 Oct, 2019 | 08:37h | UTC

Exercise is medicine in oncology: Engaging clinicians to help patients move through cancer – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians (free) AND

See also: Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors: Consensus Statement from International Multidisciplinary Roundtable – Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (free) AND American College of Sports Medicine Roundtable Report on Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Cancer Prevention and Control – Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (free)

Commentaries: Exercise can now be prescribed like medicine for people with and beyond cancer – Penn State College of Medicine (free) AND Expert Panel: Cancer Treatment Plans Should Include Tailored Exercise Prescriptions – American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) (free) AND Panel Finds Exercise May Lower Cancer Risk, Improve Outcomes – NIH Director’s Blog (free) AND Exercise Advice for Surviving Cancer, and Maybe Avoiding It – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)


Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Hip and Knee: Perhaps Not as Safe as We Thought?

17 Oct, 2019 | 08:21h | UTC

Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Hip and Knee: Perhaps Not as Safe as We Thought? – Radiology (free)

Commentary: New evidence that hip and knee steroid injections more dangerous than thought – Boston University School of Medicine (free)


Position Paper: Sarcopenia

16 Oct, 2019 | 10:33h | UTC

Sarcopenia: A Time for Action. An SCWD Position Paper – Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle (free)

Related: Sarcopenia: revised European consensus on definition and diagnosis – Age and Ageing (free)


Meta-analysis: Early Mobilization of Critically Ill Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

16 Oct, 2019 | 10:28h | UTC

Early mobilization of critically ill patients in the intensive care unit: A systematic review and meta-analysis – PLOS One (free)

Related: Early Mobilization of Patients in Intensive Care: Organization, Communication and Safety Factors that Influence Translation into Clinical Practice – Critical Care (free) AND Early intervention (mobilization or active exercise) for critically ill adults in the intensive care unit – Cochrane Library (free)


Updated NICE Guideline: Diabetic Foot Problems

15 Oct, 2019 | 10:47h | UTC

Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

Related: The management of diabetic foot: A clinical practice guideline by the Society for Vascular Surgery in collaboration with the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Society for Vascular Medicine (free) AND Diabetic foot – The BMJ (free) AND Diagnosis and Management of Diabetic Foot Complications – American Diabetes Association (free) AND Prevention, assessment, diagnosis and management of diabetic foot based on clinical practice guidelines: A systematic review – Medicine (free)


Podcast: Osteoarthritis Master Class

15 Oct, 2019 | 10:22h | UTC

#177 Osteoarthritis Master Class with Tuhina Neogi MD, PhD – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast (free)

See also: Episodes List


Meta-Analysis: Effect of Combined Diclofenac and B Vitamins (Thiamine, Pyridoxine, and Cyanocobalamin) for Low Back Pain Management

14 Oct, 2019 | 08:30h | UTC

Effect of Combined Diclofenac and B Vitamins (Thiamine, Pyridoxine, and Cyanocobalamin) for Low Back Pain Management: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Pain Medicine (free)

Source: EvidenceAlerts


Systematic Review of Guidelines: Non-pharmacological Interventions for Osteoporosis Treatment

14 Oct, 2019 | 08:32h | UTC

Non-pharmacological interventions for osteoporosis treatment: Systematic review of clinical practice guidelines – Osteoporosis and Sarcopenia (free)


Systematic Review: Interventions for Preventing Falls in People After Stroke

14 Oct, 2019 | 08:09h | UTC

Interventions for preventing falls in people after stroke – Cochrane Library (free)


Systematic Review: Exercise Programs for Ankylosing Spondylitis

14 Oct, 2019 | 08:08h | UTC

Exercise programmes for ankylosing spondylitis – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Benefits and harms of exercise programmes for people with ankylosing spondylitis – Cochrane Library (free)


[Abstract Only] Systematic Review: A Majority of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries Can Be Prevented by Injury Prevention Programs

30 Sep, 2019 | 00:06h | UTC

A Majority of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries Can Be Prevented by Injury Prevention Programs: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials and Cluster–Randomized Controlled Trials With Meta-analysis – American Journal of Sports Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Source: EvidenceAlerts


Study: Sport Specialization in Youth Associated with Increased Risk of Injuries

25 Sep, 2019 | 08:29h | UTC

Injury Risk Associated with Sports Specialization and Activity Volume in Youth – Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

Commentaries: For young athletes, sport specialization means increased risk of injury – Brown University (free) AND Sports Specialization Hurts Girls More Than Boys – (free)

Related Meta-Analysis: Sport Specialization and Risk of Overuse Injuries (link to abstract and commentary)


Position Paper: Physical Activity for Patients with heart failure

24 Sep, 2019 | 07:53h | UTC

Physical activity for patients with heart failure: Position paper from the heart failure (GICC) and cardiac rehabilitation (GERS-P) Working Groups of the French Society of Cardiology – Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases (free)


Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain

20 Sep, 2019 | 08:25h | UTC

VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain – Journal of General Internal Medicine (free)

Source: Low back pain: joint guidelines from US Departments of Veterans Affairs, Defense – Univadis (free registration required)

Related: Clinical practice guidelines for the management of non-specific low back pain in primary care: an updated overview – European Spine Journal (free) AND Clinical practice guidelines for the noninvasive management of low back pain: A systematic review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration – European Journal of Pain (free) AND Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management – NICE (free) AND Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians (free) AND National Clinical Guidelines for non-surgical treatment of patients with recent onset low back pain or lumbar radiculopathy – European Spine Journal (free)


Meta-analysis: Combined Lifestyle Factors and Risk of Incident Type 2 Diabetes and Prognosis Among Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:16h | UTC

Combined lifestyle factors and risk of incident type 2 diabetes and prognosis among individuals with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies – Diabetologia (free)

Commentary: Diabetes Risk Plummets by 75% When Multiple Risk Factors Tackled – Medscape (free registration required)


#ESCCongress – Cohort Study: Cardiovascular Disease Patients May Benefit More from Exercise than Healthy People

2 Sep, 2019 | 00:58h | UTC

Mortality reduction with physical activity in patients with and without cardiovascular disease – European Heart Journal (free)

News Release: Cardiovascular disease patients benefit more from exercise than healthy people – European Society of Cardiology (free)


Evidence-based Recommendations for the Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Rupture

27 Aug, 2019 | 00:32h | UTC

Evidence-based recommendations for the management of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture – Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology (free)


Meta-Analysis: Preoperative Physical Exercise Interventions in Patients with Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

27 Aug, 2019 | 00:15h | UTC

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

Related: Preoperative exercise training for patients with non‐small cell lung cancer – Cochrane Library (free) AND Preoperative patient preparation in enhanced recovery pathways – Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology (free)


Review: Development of Exercise as Interception Therapy for Cancer

23 Aug, 2019 | 08:42h | UTC

Development of Exercise as Interception Therapy for Cancer: A Review – JAMA Oncology (free for a limited period)

Related: Clinical Oncology Society of Australia position statement on exercise in cancer care – The Medical Journal of Australia (free PDF) AND The Exercise and Sports Science Australia position statement: Exercise medicine in cancer management – Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (free)


Meta-Analysis: Global Incidence of Frailty and Prefrailty Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults

20 Aug, 2019 | 08:20h | UTC

Global Incidence of Frailty and Prefrailty Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: The Dynamics of Frailty Among Older Adults – JAMA Network Open (free) AND Frailty is a medical condition, not an inevitable result of aging – Monash University (free)

Related: Best practice guidelines for the management of frailty: a British Geriatrics Society, Age UK and Royal College of General Practitioners report – Age and Ageing (free) AND A Review of Frailty Syndrome and Its Physical, Cognitive and Emotional Domains in the Elderly – Geriatrics (free) AND Frailty: Identifying elderly patients at high risk of poor outcomes – Canadian Family Physician (free)


Review: Chronic Pain in Critical Care Survivors

9 Aug, 2019 | 07:15h | UTC

Chronic pain in critical care survivors: a narrative review – British Journal of Anaesthesia (free)

Related: Recovery after critical illness: putting the puzzle together—a consensus of 29 – Critical Care (free) AND Surviving critical illness: what is next? An expert consensus statement on physical rehabilitation after hospital discharge – Critical Care (free)


Position Statement: Resistance Training for Older Adults

29 Jul, 2019 | 20:36h | UTC

Resistance Training for Older Adults: Position Statement From the National Strength and Conditioning Association – The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research (free)

Commentary: How and Why Resistance Training Is Imperative for Older Adults – University of Michigan (free)


Meta-Analysis: Very Early Mobilization After Stroke Does Not Improve Outcomes

29 Jul, 2019 | 20:32h | UTC

Very Early Versus Delayed Mobilization After Stroke: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Stroke (free PDF)


NICE Guideline: Motor Neuron Disease

24 Jul, 2019 | 09:32h | UTC

Motor neurone disease: assessment and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (free)

Related Guideline: EFNS guidelines on the Clinical Management of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (MALS) – revised report of an EFNS task force (free)


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Foot Orthoses vs. Corticosteroid Injection for Plantar Heel Pain

24 Jul, 2019 | 01:05h | UTC

Effectiveness of Foot Orthoses Versus Corticosteroid Injection for Plantar Heel Pain: The SOOTHE Randomized Clinical Trial – Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Source: EvidenceAlerts


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