The Lancet Series: Oral Health

21 Jul, 2019 | 21:24h | UTC

Oral Health – The Lancet (free articles and commentaries – registration required)

 

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Prevalence, severity, and nature of preventable patient harm across medical care settings: systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ (free)

Editorial: Preventable harm: getting the measure right (free)

Commentaries: One in 20 patients exposed to preventable harm in medical care – OnMedica (free) AND Half of All Patient Harms ‘Preventable’ – Medscape (free registration required)

 

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The Lancet Psychiatry Commission: a blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness – The Lancet Psychiatry (free registration required)

Executive Summary and Podcast: A blueprint for protecting physical health in people with mental illness (free summary, audio and other resources)

Commentaries: Global commission into health inequities of mental illness gives blueprint for change – NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University (free) AND People with mental illness experience poorer physical health, and the gap may be getting worse, experts say – ABC News (free) AND Why people with mental illness may face poorer physical health and early death – CNN (free)

Related WHO Guideline: Management of Physical Health Conditions in Adults with Severe Mental Disorders (free)

 

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Antiplatelet Therapy After Noncardioembolic Stroke: An Individual Patient Data Network Meta-Analysis – Stroke (free)

Source: EvidenceAlerts

“Results favor clopidogrel and aspirin/dipyridamole combination for long-term secondary prevention after noncardioembolic stroke or transient ischemic attack”.

 


The prevention and management of sudden cardiac arrest in athletes – Canadian Medical Association Journal (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Sudden cardiac arrest in athletes: Prevention and management – Joule Inc. (free)

 

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Korean Alcohol Guidelines for Moderate Drinking Based on Facial Flushing – Korean Journal of Family Medicine (free PDF)

“individuals with flushing reaction should maintain an alcohol consumption level half of that for non-flushers.”

 


Clinical Practice: Measles

14 Jul, 2019 | 20:05h | UTC

Review: Diaphragmatic Dysfunction

14 Jul, 2019 | 19:45h | UTC

Review: Lumbar Spine Injuries in Sports

14 Jul, 2019 | 19:14h | UTC

How I manage intracranial hypertension – Critical Care (free)

 

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Consensus Statement on Renal Denervation

14 Jul, 2019 | 19:00h | UTC

Quality Improvement Goals for Acute Kidney Injury – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free)

 

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GINA 2019: a fundamental change in asthma management – European Respiratory Journal (free)

Original Guideline: 2019 GINA Report, Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention (free PDF)

Related Studies: #ATS2019 – Controlled Trial of Budesonide–Formoterol as Needed for Mild Asthma (link to abstract and commentaries) AND Randomized Controlled Trials: Treatments for Mild Asthma Compared (link to abstract and commentaries)

“GINA no longer recommends treating adults/adolescents with asthma with short-acting bronchodilators alone. Instead, they should receive symptom-driven (in mild asthma) or a daily corticosteroid-containing inhaler, to reduce risk of severe exacerbations.”

 


Review: Ulcerative Colitis

3 Jul, 2019 | 06:10h | UTC

NCCN Guideline: Acute Myeloid Leukemia

2 Jul, 2019 | 01:16h | UTC

Clinical Update: Syphilis

30 Jun, 2019 | 17:53h | UTC

Estimation of Kidney Function in Oncology: Implications for Anticancer Drug Selection and Dosing – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (free)

“In one retrospective study, approximately one half of kidney function–impaired patients with solid tumors who were receiving a drug that necessitated dose adjustments for kidney function received almost 50% of their prescriptions at standard doses”.

 


ESMO Guideline: Early Breast Cancer

24 Jun, 2019 | 01:49h | UTC

Guideline: Arthroscopic Meniscal Surgery

24 Jun, 2019 | 01:38h | UTC

Mapping the global prevalence, incidence, and mortality of Plasmodium falciparum, 2000–17: a spatial and temporal modelling study – The Lancet (free)

Related Study: Mapping the global endemicity and clinical burden of Plasmodium vivax, 2000–17: a spatial and temporal modelling study – The Lancet (free)

Invited Commentary: New malaria maps (free)

News Release: New High-Resolution Global Maps Show How to Defeat Malaria – The Malaria Atlas Project (free)

See also: The Malaria Atlas Project Website (free resources) AND Explorer Tool (free)

 

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Wellcome Global Monitor How does the world feel about science and health? (free PDF)

Report Summary: Wellcome Global Monitor 2018 (free)

News Release: How much does the world trust medical experts and vaccines? (free)

Commentaries: Japan and Ukraine most likely to doubt safety of vaccines – Nature (free) AND Global trust strong in healthcare, scientists, vaccines—with exceptions – CIDRAP (free) AND Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds – Reuters (free) AND Vaccines: Low trust in vaccination ‘a global crisis’ – BBC (free)

 

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Diagnosis of obstructive coronary artery disease using computed tomography angiography in patients with stable chest pain depending on clinical probability and in clinically important subgroups: meta-analysis of individual patient data – The BMJ (free)

 

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Management of Congenital Heart Disease: State of the Art – Children (free articles)

Part I—ACYANOTIC Heart Defects

Part II—Cyanotic Heart Defects

 


Surgical interventions for women with stress urinary incontinence: systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials – The BMJ (free)

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