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Mon, February 5 – 10 Stories of The Day!

5 Feb,2018


1 – World Cancer Day (4 February 2018) – World Health Organization (free)

New Document: Guide to cancer early diagnosis – World Health Organization (free)

News Release: Guide to Cancer Early Diagnosis (free)

See other key cancer documents by WHO


2 – Intrauterine Growth Restriction. Guideline of the German Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics – Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde (free)


3 – BSH Guideline: management of thrombotic and haemostatic issues in paediatric malignancy – British Journal of Haematology (free)


4 – D-dimer Predicts Long-Term Cause-Specific Mortality, Cardiovascular Events and Cancer in Stable Coronary Heart Disease Patients: The LIPID Study – Circulation (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: D-dimer Predicts Long-Term Mortality, Vascular Events, Cancer – American College of Cardiology, Latest in Cardiology (free) AND D-Dimer Predicts CV, Cancer Mortality Over 16 Years in Patients With Stable CHD – Medscape (free registration required)


5 – Proton Pump Inhibitors: Review of Emerging Concerns – Mayo Clinic Proceedings (free)

Related reviews: Complications of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy – Gastroenterology (free) AND Adverse effects of proton-pump inhibitor use in older adults: a review of the evidence – Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety (free)

Related guideline: Deprescribing proton pump inhibitors: Evidence-based clinical practice guideline – Canadian Family Physician (free)


6 – Pediatrics Supplement – Congenital Zika Syndrome (via @greg_folkers)

– Public Health Approach to Addressing the Needs of Children Affected by Congenital Zika Syndrome (free)

– Zika and Public Health: Understanding the Epidemiology and Information Environment (free)

– Development of Infants With Congenital Zika Syndrome: What Do We Know and What Can We Expect? (free)

– Ophthalmologic Manifestations Associated With Zika Virus Infection (free)

– Motor Abnormalities and Epilepsy in Infants and Children With Evidence of Congenital Zika Virus Infection (free)

– The Likely Impact of Congenital Zika Syndrome on Families: Considerations for Family Supports and Services (free)


7 – One Day Your Mind May Fade. At Least You’ll Have a Plan – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

Free download: Health Directive for Dementia (free PDF) from Advanced Directive for Dementia

Source: New document allows advance planning for dementia – Univadis (free registration required)

“A Simple Way to Document the Medical Care You Would Want If You Had Dementia”


8 – A revolution in health care is coming – The Economist (a few articles per month are free) (via @equitylist)

“Welcome to Doctor You”


9 – A Multicomponent, Preschool to Third Grade Preventive Intervention and Educational Attainment at 35 Years of Age – JAMA Pediatrics (free)

Commentaries: Longer Early Childhood Intervention Linked To Greater Post-Secondary Attainment – MedicalResearch.com (free) AND Does Preschool Make a Long-Term Difference? – MedPage Today (free) AND Graduates of early childhood program show greater educational gains as adults – EurekAlert (free)


10 – Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism in Patients With Syncope – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a period)

Author Interview: Prevalence of Pulmonary Embolism in Patients With Syncope (free)

Commentaries: Prevalence of PE Low for Patients Presenting to ER With Syncope – Physician’s Weekly (free) AND Study Finds Pulmonary Embolus Rarely the Cause of Syncope – MedicalResearch.com (free)


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