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Tue, November 28 – 10 Stories of The Day!

28 Nov,2017


1 – Canadian guideline on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis – Canadian Medical Association Journal (free)

Commentaries: New HIV guideline outlines cost-effective prevention strategies for high-risk people – ScienceDaily (free)

Related Free Online Course (Starts Dec 04): PrEParing: PrEP for Providers and Patients – Johns Hopkins University and Coursera

Related guidance: WHO implementation tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV infection (free) AND Summary: WHO implementation tool for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) of HIV infection (free)


2 – Pharmacologic Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis: Synopsis of Guidance From the 2017 Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters – Annals of Internal Medicine (free)


3 – 2017 Roadmap for Innovation—ACC Health Policy Statement on Healthcare Transformation in the Era of Digital Health, Big Data, and Precision Health – Journal of The American College of Cardiology (free)

News Release: ACC’s Innovation Roadmap Provides Framework for Future of Care Delivery (free)

Summary with key points to remember: ACC Statement on Transforming Cardiovascular Care Through Innovation (free)


4 – Prevalence of Prior Cancer Among Persons Newly Diagnosed With Cancer: An Initial Report From the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program – JAMA Oncology (free)

Commentary: How Common Are New Cancers in Cancer Survivors? – The JAMA Network (free) AND New cancers common in cancer survivors – OnMedica (free)


5 – The Motivational Impact of Wearable Healthy Lifestyle Technologies: A Self-determination Perspective on Fitbits With Adolescents – American Journal of Health Education (free)

Commentaries: Young people oppose Fitbits in schools – The Conversation (free) AND Activity Trackers Don’t Always Work the Way We Want Them To – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Fashionable FitBits discourage young teens from exercising, study finds – MedicalXpress (free)


6 – Sinusitis Mimics: ED-relevant pearls and pitfalls – emDocs (free)


7 – Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle is Associated With a Lower Risk of Diverticulitis among Men – American Journal of Gastroenterology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Unhealthy lifestyle may cause half of diverticulitis cases – Reuters (free)


8 – Does contrast cause kidney injury? The evidence – First10EM (free)


9 – SACN-COT statements on potassium-based sodium replacers – Public Health England (free)

Commentary: Experts urge use of salt alternative in food products – The Guardian (free)


10 – Faecal transplant effectively treats recurrent or unresponsive Clostridium difficile – NIHR Signal (free)

Original article: Systematic review with meta-analysis: the efficacy of faecal microbiota transplantation for the treatment of recurrent and refractory Clostridium difficile infection – Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)


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