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Mon, January 8 – 10 Stories of The Day!

8 Jan,2018


1 – New free online course: Antimicrobial Stewardship: A competency-based approach – World Health Organization (via @snahrgang)

See also other OpenWHO Courses


2 – 2018 Edition: Let’s Talk TB (free PDF chapters) (via @paimadhu and @Onisillos)

“Let’s Talk TB is a book on the current best practices on TB diagnosis and treatment available for free for all GPs and private practitioners in India and other high-burden countries”


3 – Guidelines for the Antibiotic Use in Adults with Acute Upper Respiratory Tract Infections – Korean Society of Infectious Diseases and Korean Society for Chemotherapy (free)


4 – Clinical Guidelines for the Antibiotic Treatment for Community-Acquired Skin and Soft Tissue Infection – Korean Society of Infectious Diseases and Korean Society for Chemotherapy (free)


5 – The Society for Vascular Surgery practice guidelines on the care of patients with an abdominal aortic aneurysm – The Journal of Vascular Surgery (free)


6 – Guidelines for the management of tracheal intubation in critically ill adults – British Journal of Anaesthesia (free)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter


7 – Too Many Older Patients Get Cancer Screenings – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)


8 – Essay: What if sugar is worse than just empty calories? An essay by Gary Taubes – The BMJ (free)


9 – Best Diets – U.S. News & World Report rankings (Free)

News release: U.S. News Reveals Best Diets Rankings for 2018 (free)

Commentaries: DASH ranked Best Diet Overall for eighth year in a row by U.S. News and World Report – NIH (free) AND DASH and Mediterranean Diets Tie for Best Overall Diet – Physician’s First Watch (free) AND What are the best diets for 2018? – Medical News Today (free) AND From Vegan To ‘Keto’ And Mediterranean: Experts Rank 2018’s Best Diets – NPR (free)


10 – Association of Noncigarette Tobacco Product Use With Future Cigarette Smoking Among Youth in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, 2013-2015 – JAMA Pediatrics (free)

Commentaries: Youth Use of Cigarette Alternatives May Raise Risk of Trying the Real Thing – TCTMD (free) AND Noncigarette tobacco product use is associated with future cigarette smoking – 2 Minute Medicine (free) AND Electronic Cigarette Use and Smoking Among Adolescents – The ASCO Post (free)


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