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Comparison of Neutralizing Antibody Titers Elicited by mRNA and Adenoviral Vector Vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 Variants
https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.07.19.452771v1
BioRxiv Tada T, Zhou H et. al.

Jul 19th, 2021 - The increasing prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 variants has raised concerns regarding possible decreases in vaccine efficacy. Here, neutralizing antibody titers elicited by mRNA-based and an adenoviral vector-based vaccine against variant pseudotyped viruses were compared.

DSHS Statement on Monkeypox Investigation
https://www.dshs.texas.gov/news/releases/2021/20210716.aspx
Texas Health and Human Services

Jul 16th, 2021 - The Texas Department of State Health Services is working with Dallas County Health and Human Services and the CDC to investigate a single case of monkeypox virus infection in a Dallas County resident who recently returned from Nigeria. The patient is isolated in the hospital, and the public health investigation has identified a few people who may have been exposed in Dallas and are monitoring t...

CDC and Texas Confirm Monkeypox In U.S. Traveler
https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s0716-confirm-monkeypox.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Jul 16th, 2021 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed on July 15 a case of human monkeypox in a U.S. resident who recently traveled from Nigeria to the United States. The person is currently hospitalized in Dallas. CDC is working with the airline and state and local health officials to contact airline passengers and others who may have ...

Annual Report to the Nation: Rapid Decrease in Lung Cancer and Melanoma Deaths Lead Overall Continued Decline in Cancer Death Rate
http://pressroom.cancer.org/ARN2021
American Cancer Society

Jul 8th, 2021 - Overall cancer death rates continue to decline in men and women for all racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer. During 2001 to 2018, declines in lung cancer death rates accelerated, and death rates for melanoma declined considerably in more recent years, reflecting a substantial increase in survival for metastat...

Screening for Lung Cancer
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2021/0700/p79.html
American Family Physician; Tracer H, Pierre J.

Jul 7th, 2021 - S.J., a 68-year-old Black man, comes to your office to establish care after recently moving to the area. S.J. has a history of allergic rhinitis, osteoarthritis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Additionally, he has a 39-pack-year history of smoking but quit six years ago. He is retired but previously worked at an automobile factory. He reports some mild fatigue. He is concerned about his r...

Monkeypox
https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/index.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Monkeypox was first discovered in 1958 when two outbreaks of a pox-like disease occurred in colonies of monkeys kept for research, hence the name ‘monkeypox.’ The first human case of monkeypox was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo during a period of intensified effort to eliminate smallpox. Since then monkeypox has been reported in humans in other central and western African ...

2003 United States Outbreak of Monkeypox
https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/outbreak.html
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

In 2003, the U.S. experienced an outbreak of monkeypox. This was the first time human monkeypox was reported outside of Africa.

Radiation Therapy for Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults: Executive Summary of ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2021.04.005
Practical Radiation Oncology; Salerno KE, Alektiar KM et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations addressing the indications for radiation therapy (RT), sequencing of local therapies, and appropriate dose and planning techniques for management of primary, operable, localized, soft tissue sarcoma (STS) in adults. The American Society for Radiation Oncology convened a task force to address 5 key questions focused on the use of RT for mana...

Lumen-apposing metal stents (with videos).
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2021.05.020
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; , Law RJ et. al.

Jul 28th, 2021 - Lumen-apposing metal stents (LAMSs) are a novel class of devices that have expanded the spectrum of endoscopic GI interventions. LAMSs with their dumbbell configuration, short saddle length, and large inner luminal diameter provide favorable stent characteristics to facilitate anastomosis formation between the gut lumen and adjacent structures. The MEDLINE database was searched through April 20...

Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nwh.2021.06.005
Nursing for Women's Health;

Jul 27th, 2021 - Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk.|2021| ,|

Soft tissue and visceral sarcomas: ESMO-EURACAN-GENTURIS Clinical Practice Guidelines f...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2021.07.006
Annals of Oncology : Official Journal of the European Soc... Gronchi A, Miah AB et. al.

Jul 26th, 2021 - Soft tissue and visceral sarcomas: ESMO-EURACAN-GENTURIS Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.|2021|Gronchi A,Miah AB,Dei Tos AP,Abecassis N,Bajpai J,|

Sexually Transmitted Infections Treatment Guidelines, 2021.
https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.rr7004a1
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Workowski KA, Bachmann LH et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - These guidelines for the treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were updated by CDC after consultation with professionals knowledgeable in the field of STIs who met in Atlanta, Georgia, June 11-14, 2019. The information in this report updates the 2015 guidelines. These guidelines discuss 1) updated recommendations for treatment of Neisseria gonor...

In-Home Falls Risk Assessment in Parkinson Disease: A Guide for Clinicians.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2021.04.001
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation;

Jul 18th, 2021 - In-Home Falls Risk Assessment in Parkinson Disease: A Guide for Clinicians.|2021||

2021: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Expert Consensus Document: Coronary...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.04.052
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Bakaeen FG, Gaudino M et. al.

Jul 18th, 2021 - 2021: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Expert Consensus Document: Coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and heart failure.|2021|Bakaeen FG,Gaudino M,Whitman G,Doenst T,Ruel M,|

Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report - Executive Summary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2021.07.003
Chest Mazzone PJ, Silvestri GA et. al.

Jul 17th, 2021 - Low-dose chest CT screening for lung cancer has become a standard of care in the United States, in large part due to the results of the National Lung Screening Trial. Additional evidence supporting the net benefit of low-dose chest CT screening for lung cancer, as well as increased experience in minimizing the potential harms, has accumulated since the prior iteration of these guidelines. Here,...

Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2021.06.063
Chest Mazzone PJ, Silvestri GA et. al.

Jul 17th, 2021 - Low-dose chest CT screening for lung cancer has become a standard of care in the United States, in large part due to the results of the National Lung Screening Trial. Additional evidence supporting the net benefit of low-dose chest CT screening for lung cancer, as well as increased experience in minimizing the potential harms, has accumulated since the prior iteration of these guidelines. Here,...

Antimicrobial Treatment and Prophylaxis of Plague: Recommendations for Naturally Acquir...
https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.rr7003a1
MMWR. Recommendations and Reports : Morbidity and Mortali... Nelson CA, Meaney-Delman D et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - This report provides CDC recommendations to U.S. health care providers regarding treatment, pre-exposure prophylaxis, and postexposure prophylaxis of plague. Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, leads to naturally occurring disease in the United States and other regions worldwide and is recognized as a potential bioterrorism weapon. A bioweapon attack with Y. pestis could potentia...

Harmonizing acute and chronic kidney disease definition and classification: report of a...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2021.06.028
Kidney International; Lameire N, Levin A et. al.

Jul 13th, 2021 - Kidney disease is an important public health problem. Both acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease have been well defined and classified, leading to improved research efforts and subsequent management strategies and recommendations. For those patients with abnormalities in kidney function and/or structure who meet neither the definition of AKI nor chronic kidney disease, there rema...

CUSTOMIZING LOCAL AND SYSTEMIC THERAPIES FOR WOMEN WITH EARLY BREAST CANCER: The St. Ga...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2021.06.023
Annals of Oncology : Official Journal of the European Soc... Burstein HJ, Curigliano G et. al.

Jul 10th, 2021 - The 17th St Gallen International Breast Cancer Consensus Conference in 2021 was held virtually, owing to the global COVID19 pandemic. More than 3,300 participants took part in this important bi-annual critical review of the "state of the art" in the multidisciplinary care of early-stage breast cancer. Seventy-four expert panelists (see Appendix) from all continents discussed and commented on th...

Committee Opinion No. 419: Coercion Free Contraceptive Care.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2021.07.001
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Black A, Bow M et. al.

Jul 10th, 2021 - To provide guidance on culturally competent contraception counselling that is free of coercion and promotes shared decision-making and patient autonomy. Individuals of reproductive age who seek contraception or counselling for family planning. Contraception counselling is provided within a rights-based family planning framework, where the individual's beliefs, culture, preferences, and ability ...

Anal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up☆.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2021.06.015
Annals of Oncology : Official Journal of the European Soc... Rao S, Guren MG et. al.

Jun 28th, 2021 - Anal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up☆.|2021|Rao S,Guren MG,Khan K,Brown G,Renehan AG,|

In which cases should endometrial destruction be performed during an operative hysteros...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogoh.2021.102188
Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction; Dion L, Agostini A et. al.

Jun 25th, 2021 - To provide guidelines from the French College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (CNGOF), based on the best evidence available, concerning the impact of endometrial destruction on bleeding and endometrial cancer risk reduction in patients candidates for operative hysteroscopy. Recommendations were made according to AGREE II and the GRADE® (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and...

KASL clinical practice guidelines: Management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8273632
Clinical and Molecular Hepatology; Kang SH, Lee HW et. al.

Jun 23rd, 2021 - KASL clinical practice guidelines: Management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.|2021|Kang SH,Lee HW,Yoo JJ,Cho Y,Kim SU,|

The Genitourinary Pathology Society Update on Classification and Grading of Flat and Pa...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PAP.0000000000000308
Advances in Anatomic Pathology; Amin MB, Comperat E et. al.

Jun 16th, 2021 - The Genitourinary Pathology Society (GUPS) undertook a critical review of the recent advances in bladder neoplasia with a focus on issues relevant to the practicing surgical pathologist for the understanding and effective reporting of bladder cancer, emphasizing particularly on the newly accumulated evidence post-2016 World Health Organization (WHO) classification. The work is presented in 2 ma...

The Genitourinary Pathology Society Update on Classification of Variant Histologies, T1...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PAP.0000000000000309
Advances in Anatomic Pathology; Compérat E, Amin MB et. al.

Jun 16th, 2021 - The Genitourinary Pathology Society (GUPS) undertook a critical review of the recent advances in bladder cancer focusing on important topics of high interest for the practicing surgical pathologist and urologist. This review represents the second of 2 manuscripts ensuing from this effort. Herein, we address the effective reporting of bladder cancer, focusing particularly on newly published data...

Editorial. Valuing headache's solution.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8171396
The Journal of Headache and Pain; Steiner TJ, Tinelli M

Jun 12th, 2021 - Editorial. Valuing headache's solution.|2021|Steiner TJ,Tinelli M,|diagnosis,prevention & control,diagnosis,prevention & control,diagnosis,prevention & control,diagnosis,prevention & control,diagnosis,prevention & control,diagnosis,prevention & control,

Adult Pulmonary Intensive and Intermediate Care Units: The Italian Thoracic Society (IT...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000516332
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Renda T, Scala R et. al.

Jun 9th, 2021 - The imbalance between the prevalence of patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF) and acute-on-chronic respiratory failure and the number of intensive care unit (ICU) beds requires new solutions. The increasing use of non-invasive respiratory tools to support patients at earlier stages of ARF and the increased expertise of non-ICU clinicians in other types of supportive care have led to the...

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Research and Implications for Nursing Care.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogn.2021.02.007
Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing :... Beck CT

Jun 9th, 2021 - Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Research and Implications for Nursing Care.|2021|Beck CT,|

International Practice Recommendations for the Recognition and Management of Hearing an...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000515892
Gerontology Littlejohn J, Bowen M et. al.

Jun 7th, 2021 - Hearing, vision, and cognitive impairment commonly co-occur in older people. However, the rate of recognition and appropriate management of combined hearing and vision impairment in people with dementia impairment is low. The aim of this work was to codevelop internationally relevant, multidisciplinary practice recommendations for professionals involved in the diagnosis, care, and management of...

Swiss Recommendations for the Follow-Up and Treatment of Pulmonary Long COVID.
https://doi.org/10.1159/000517255
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Funke-Chambour M, Bridevaux PO et. al.

Jun 7th, 2021 - Emerging evidence suggests that long-term pulmonary symptoms and functional impairment occurs in a proportion of individuals following SARS-CoV-2 infection. Although the proportion of affected patients remains to be determined, physicians are increasingly being confronted with patients reporting respiratory symptoms and impairment beyond the acute phase of COVID-19. In face of limited evidence,...

Guideline No. 420: Cytomegalovirus Infection in Pregnancy.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2021.05.015
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Boucoiran I, Yudin M et. al.

Jun 6th, 2021 - To provide an update on current recommendations for cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection during pregnancy. The objectives of this guideline are: TARGET POPULATION: Patients of child-bearing age, pregnant patients, and patients planning a pregnancy. The patient partners urged us to make awareness of preventive strategies a high priority, despite concern that discussing CMV with patients could cause u...

Expert Statement: Pneumothorax Associated with One-Way Valve Therapy for Emphysema: 202...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000516326
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; van Dijk M, Sue R et. al.

Jun 2nd, 2021 - For selected patients with advanced emphysema, bronchoscopic lung volume reduction with one-way valves can lead to clinically relevant improvements of airflow obstruction, hyperinflation, exercise capacity, and quality of life. The most common complication of this procedure is pneumothorax with a prevalence of up to ±34% of the treated patients. Patients who develop a pneumothorax also experien...

Spotlight: Medical Management of Moderate to Severe Luminal and Perianal Fistulizing Cr...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.04.028
Gastroenterology Shmidt E, Ho EY et. al.

Jun 1st, 2021 - Spotlight: Medical Management of Moderate to Severe Luminal and Perianal Fistulizing Crohn's Disease.|2021|Shmidt E,Ho EY,Feuerstein JD,Singh S,Terdiman JP,|

Medical Management of Adult Outpatients With Moderate to Severe Lunminal Crohn's Diseas...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.04.058
Gastroenterology

May 31st, 2021 - Medical Management of Adult Outpatients With Moderate to Severe Lunminal Crohn's Disease: Clinical Decision Support Tool.|2021| ,|

AGA Technical Review on the Medical Management of Moderate to Severe Luminal and Perian...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.04.023
Gastroenterology Singh S, Proctor D et. al.

May 31st, 2021 - The incidence and prevalence of Crohn's disease (CD) is rising globally. Patients with moderate to severe CD are at high risk for needing surgery and hospitalization and for developing disease-related complications, corticosteroid dependence, and serious infections. Optimal management of outpatients with moderate to severe luminal and/or fistulizing (including perianal) CD often requires the us...

Providing the Best Care for Patients With Crohn's Disease: An Examination of the New AG...
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.04.024
Gastroenterology Ho EY, Singh S et. al.

May 31st, 2021 - Providing the Best Care for Patients With Crohn's Disease: An Examination of the New AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Medical Management of Moderate to Severe Luminal and Perianal Fistulizing Crohn's Disease.|2021|Ho EY,Singh S,Terdiman JP,|

British orthopaedic association standard for trauma (BOAST): Diagnosis & management of ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2021.05.020
Injury

May 29th, 2021 - British orthopaedic association standard for trauma (BOAST): Diagnosis & management of arterial injuries associated with extremity fractures and dislocations.|2021| ,|diagnostic imaging,surgery,

Donor Warm Ischemia Time in DCD Liver Transplantation-Working Group Report From the ILT...
https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003819
Transplantation Kalisvaart M, Croome KP et. al.

May 29th, 2021 - Donation after circulatory death (DCD) grafts are commonly used in liver transplantation. Attributable to the additional ischemic event during the donor warm ischemia time (DWIT), DCD grafts carry an increased risk for severe ischemia/reperfusion injury and postoperative complications, such as ischemic cholangiopathy. The actual ischemia during DWIT depends on the course of vital parameters aft...

Supportive Communication for Individuals with Aphasia.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2021.03.008
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Armour M, Del Toro CM et. al.

May 27th, 2021 - Supportive Communication for Individuals with Aphasia.|2021|Armour M,Del Toro CM,Kiran S,Raymer AM,Wallace SE,|

ASGE guideline on the management of cholangitis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2020.12.032
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Buxbaum JL, Buitrago C et. al.

May 24th, 2021 - Cholangitis is a GI emergency requiring prompt recognition and treatment. The purpose of this document from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy's (ASGE) Standards of Practice Committee is to provide an evidence-based approach for management of cholangitis. This document addresses the modality of drainage (endoscopic vs percutaneous), timing of intervention (<48 hours vs >48 hour...

Committee Opinion No. 418: The Complete 11-14 Week Prenatal Sonographic Examination.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2021.05.004
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Simula N, Brown R et. al.

May 21st, 2021 - Sonography during the first trimester provides an opportunity to assess a pregnancy in its early stage. This document provides an opinion about the implementation and content of prenatal sonographic examinations at 11-14 weeks gestation in Canada. Pregnant women at 11-14 weeks gestation. The 11-14 week prenatal sonographic examination can provide important information that may contribute to pre...

Management of Symptomatic Uterine Leiomyomas: ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 228.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000004401
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

May 21st, 2021 - Uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) are the most common solid and symptomatic neoplasm in women. They are the leading indication for hysterectomy (1, 2), which is a definitive and effective surgical treatment for leiomyoma. However, many patients benefit from and seek out management options other than hysterectomy because they desire future childbearing or wish to retain their uterus. The purpose of ...

Obesity in Pregnancy: ACOG Practice Bulletin, Number 230.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000004395
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

May 21st, 2021 - Obstetrician-gynecologists are the leading experts in the health care of women, and obesity is the most common medical condition in women of reproductive age. Obesity in women is such a common condition that the implications relative to pregnancy often are unrecognized, overlooked, or ignored because of the lack of specific evidence-based treatment options. The management of obesity requires lo...

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation State...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2021.6238
JAMA , Davidson KW et. al.

May 19th, 2021 - Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death for both men and women, with an estimated 52 980 persons in the US projected to die of colorectal cancer in 2021. Colorectal cancer is most frequently diagnosed among persons aged 65 to 74 years. It is estimated that 10.5% of new colorectal cancer cases occur in persons younger than 50 years. Incidence of colorectal cancer (specifical...

ACG Clinical Guidelines: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Clostridioides diffici...
https://doi.org/10.14309/ajg.0000000000001278 10.1016/j.cgh.2020.06.051
The American Journal of Gastroenterology; Kelly CR, Fischer M et. al.

May 19th, 2021 - Clostridioides difficile infection occurs when the bacterium produces toxin that causes diarrhea and inflammation of the colon. These guidelines indicate the preferred approach to the management of adults with C. difficile infection and represent the official practice recommendations of the American College of Gastroenterology. The scientific evidence for these guidelines was evaluated using th...

Updated recommendations regarding the management of older patients with breast cancer: ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(20)30741-5
The Lancet. Oncology; Biganzoli L, Battisti NML et. al.

May 18th, 2021 - Breast cancer is increasingly prevalent in older adults and is a substantial part of routine oncology practice. However, management of breast cancer in this population is challenging because the disease is highly heterogeneous and there is insufficient evidence specific to older adults. Decision making should not be driven by age alone but should involve geriatric assessments plus careful consi...

2020 ACC/AHA guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: A re...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.04.002
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; , Otto CM et. al.

May 12th, 2021 - 2020 ACC/AHA guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.|2021| ,Otto CM,Nishimura RA,Bonow RO,Carabello BA,|

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Nontraumatic Aortic Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.004
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Gunn AJ et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Nontraumatic aortic disease can be caused by a wide variety of disorders including congenital, inflammatory, infectious, metabolic, neoplastic, and degenerative processes. Imaging examinations such as radiography, ultrasound, echocardiography, catheter-based angiography, CT, MRI, and nuclear medicine examinations are essential for diagnosis, treatment planning, and assessment of therapeutic res...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Postmenopausal Acute Pelvic Pain.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.003
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Henrichsen TL et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Acute pelvic pain is a common presenting complaint in both the emergency room and outpatient settings. Pelvic pain of gynecologic origin in postmenopausal women occurs less frequently than in premenopausal women; however, it has important differences in etiology. The most common causes of postmenopausal pelvic pain from gynecologic origin are ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, pelvic inflammatory...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Post-Treatment Surveillance of Bladder Cancer: 2021 Update.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.011
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Allen BC et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Urothelial cancer is the second most common cancer, and cause of cancer death, related to the genitourinary tract. The goals of surveillance imaging after the treatment of urothelial cancer of the urinary bladder are to detect new or previously undetected urothelial tumors, to identify metastatic disease, and to evaluate for complications of therapy. For surveillance, patients can be stratified...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Radiologic Management of Portal Hypertension.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.013
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Pinchot JW et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Cirrhosis is a heterogeneous disease that cannot be studied as a single entity and is classified in two main prognostic stages: compensated and decompensated cirrhosis. Portal hypertension, characterized by a pathological increase of the portal pressure and by the formation of portal-systemic collaterals that bypass the liver, is the initial and main consequence of cirrhosis and is responsible ...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Radiologic Management of Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Ble...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.018
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Karuppasamy K et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Diverticulosis remains the commonest cause for acute lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding (GIB). Conservative management is initially sufficient for most patients, followed by elective diagnostic tests. However, if acute lower GIB persists, it can be investigated with colonoscopy, CT angiography (CTA), or red blood cell (RBC) scan. Colonoscopy can identify the site and cause of bleeding and pr...

Central and peripheral arterial diseases in chronic kidney disease: conclusions from a ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2021.04.029
Kidney International; Johansen KL, Garimella PS et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects about 10% of all populations worldwide, with about 2 million people requiring dialysis. Although patients with CKD are at high risk of cardiovascular disease and events, they are often underrepresented or excluded in clinical trials, leading to important knowledge gaps about how to treat these patients. KDIGO (Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes) conve...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Renal Failure.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.019
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Wong-You-Cheong JJ et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Renal failure can be divided into acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Both are common and result in increased patient morbidity and mortality. The etiology is multifactorial and differentiation of acute kidney injury from chronic kidney disease includes clinical evaluation, laboratory tests, and imaging. The main role of imaging is to detect treatable causes of renal failure such as...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Asymptomatic Patient at Risk for Coronary Artery Disease:...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.01.003
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Ghoshhajra BB et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Coronary atherosclerotic disease is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity due to major cardiovascular events in the United States and abroad. Risk stratification and early preventive measures can reduce major cardiovascular events given the long latent asymptomatic period. Imaging tests can detect subclinical coronary atherosclerosis and aid initiation of targeted preventative efforts base...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Seizures-Child.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.020
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Trofimova A et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - In children, seizures represent an extremely heterogeneous group of medical conditions ranging from benign cases, such as a simple febrile seizure, to life-threatening situations, such as status epilepticus. Underlying causes of seizures also represent a wide range of pathologies from idiopathic cases, usually genetic, to a variety of acute and chronic intracranial or systemic abnormalities. Th...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Head Trauma: 2021 Update.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.01.006
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Shih RY et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Head trauma (ie, head injury) is a significant public health concern and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children and young adults. Neuroimaging plays an important role in the management of head and brain injury, which can be separated into acute (0-7 days), subacute (<3 months), then chronic (>3 months) phases. Over 75% of acute head trauma is classified as mild, of which over...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Syncope.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.021
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Kligerman SJ et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Syncope and presyncope lead to well over one million emergency room visits in the United States each year. Elucidating the cause of syncope or presyncope, which are grouped together given similar etiologies and outcomes, can be exceedingly difficult given the diverse etiologies. This becomes more challenging as some causes, such as vasovagal syncope, are relatively innocuous while others, such ...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Imaging of Mediastinal Masses.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.01.007
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Ackman JB et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Mediastinal masses can present with symptoms, signs, and syndromes or incidentally. Selecting the appropriate diagnostic imaging study for mediastinal mass evaluation requires awareness of the strengths and weaknesses of the various imaging modalities with regard to tissue characterization, soft tissue contrast, and surveillance. This publication expounds on the differences between chest radiog...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Infective Endocarditis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.01.010
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Malik SB et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Infective endocarditis can involve a normal, abnormal, or prosthetic cardiac valve. The diagnosis is typically made clinically with persistently positive blood cultures, characteristic signs and symptoms, and echocardiographic evidence of valvular vegetations or valvular complications such as abscess, dehiscence, or new regurgitation. Imaging plays an important role in the initial diagnosis of ...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Staging and Follow-up of Vulvar Cancer.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.02.016
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Lakhman Y et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Vulvar cancer is an uncommon gynecologic tumor and one of several human papillomavirus-associated malignancies. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most prevalent histologic subtype of vulvar cancer, accounting for the majority of cases. Imaging plays an important role in managing vulvar cancer. At initial diagnosis, imaging is useful to assess the size and extent of primary tumor and to evaluate th...

Low Back Pain and Traumatic Brain Injury.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2021.02.019
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Cogan AM, Silva MA et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Low Back Pain and Traumatic Brain Injury.|2021|Cogan AM,Silva MA,Brostow DP,|

2020 AHA/ACC guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hypertrophic ca...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2021.04.001
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; , Ommen SR et. al.

May 1st, 2021 - 2020 AHA/ACC guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.|2021| ,Ommen SR,Mital S,Burke MA,Day SM,|organization & administration,diagnosis,therapy,

Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders in Childre...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2019.11.018
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent P... Siegel M, McGuire K et. al.

May 1st, 2021 - Intellectual disability (intellectual developmental disorder) (ID/IDD) is both a psychiatric disorder and a risk factor for co-occurring psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. DSM-5 introduced important changes in the conceptualization and diagnosis of ID/IDD, and current research studies clarify assessment and treatment of co-occurring psychiatric disorders in this population. Opti...

Patient and Patient Group Engagement in Cancer Clinical Trials: A Stakeholder Charter.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8167642
Current Oncology (Toronto, Ont.); Michaud S, Needham J et. al.

May 1st, 2021 - Background-to guide the implementation of patient centricity and engagement in cancer clinical trials (CTs) and to operationalize the Canadianized version of the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (C-CTTI) model, the development of a charter was identified by cancer CT stakeholders. Methods-the Canadian Cancer Trial Stakeholder Charter (the Charter) was initiated by Colorectal Cancer Can...

Screening for Hypertension in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation R...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2021.4987
JAMA , Krist AH et. al.

Apr 28th, 2021 - Hypertension is a prevalent condition that affects approximately 45% of the adult US population and is the most commonly diagnosed condition at outpatient office visits. Hypertension is a major contributing risk factor for heart failure, myocardial infarction, stroke, and chronic kidney disease. To reaffirm its 2015 recommendation, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) commissioned a s...

Valve Academic Research Consortium 3: Updated Endpoint Definitions for Aortic Valve Cli...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.02.038
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; , Généreux P et. al.

Apr 24th, 2021 - The Valve Academic Research Consortium (VARC), founded in 2010, was intended to (i) identify appropriate clinical endpoints and (ii) standardize definitions of these endpoints for transcatheter and surgical aortic valve clinical trials. Rapid evolution of the field, including the emergence of new complications, expanding clinical indications, and novel therapy strategies have mandated further r...

Chronic pain (primary and secondary) in over 16s: summary of NICE guidance.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n895
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Carville S, Constanti M et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2021 - Chronic pain (primary and secondary) in over 16s: summary of NICE guidance.|2021|Carville S,Constanti M,Kosky N,Stannard C,Wilkinson C,|therapeutic use,psychology,therapy,methods,methods,methods,

European Guidelines for Obesity Management in Adults with a Very Low-Calorie Ketogenic ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8138199
Obesity Facts; Muscogiuri G, El Ghoch M et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2021 - The very low-calorie ketogenic diet (VLCKD) has been recently proposed as an appealing nutritional strategy for obesity management. The VLCKD is characterized by a low carbohydrate content (<50 g/day), 1-1.5 g of protein/kg of ideal body weight, 15-30 g of fat/day, and a daily intake of about 500-800 calories. The aim of the current document is to suggest a common protocol for VLCKD and to summ...

Management of maternal COVID-19: considerations for anesthesiologists.
https://doi.org/10.1097/ACO.0000000000001001
Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology; Bernstein K, Landau R

Apr 20th, 2021 - To describe updates to pragmatic recommendations that were published during the first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) surge, including the current thinking about whether pregnancy worsens the severity of COVID-19. Although a majority of pregnant women infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) remain asymptomatic or paucisymptomatic, pregnancy puts women at h...

Executive Summary Diagnosis and Evaluation of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: CHEST Guide...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2021.03.067
Chest Fernández Pérez ER, Travis WD et. al.

Apr 19th, 2021 - The purpose of this analysis is to provide evidence-based and consensus-derived guidance for clinicians to improve individual diagnostic decision-making for hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) and decrease diagnostic practice variability. Approved panelists developed key questions regarding the diagnosis of HP using the PICO (Population, Intervention, Comparator, and Outcome) format. MEDLINE (via...

Surgery and opioids: evidence-based expert consensus guidelines on the perioperative us...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2021.02.030
British Journal of Anaesthesia; Srivastava D, Hill S et. al.

Apr 19th, 2021 - There are significant concerns regarding prescription and misuse of prescription opioids in the perioperative period. The Faculty of Pain Medicine at the Royal College of Anaesthetists have produced this evidence-based expert consensus guideline on surgery and opioids along with the Royal College of Surgery, Royal College of Psychiatry, Royal College of Nursing, and the British Pain Society. Th...

Small-cell lung cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2021.03.207
Annals of Oncology : Official Journal of the European Soc... Dingemans AC, Früh M et. al.

Apr 18th, 2021 - Small-cell lung cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up☆.|2021|Dingemans AC,Früh M,Ardizzoni A,Besse B,Faivre-Finn C,|

Diagnosis and Evaluation of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis: CHEST Guideline and Expert Pa...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2021.03.066
Chest Fernández Pérez ER, Travis WD et. al.

Apr 17th, 2021 - The purpose of this analysis is to provide evidence-based and consensus-derived guidance for clinicians to improve individual diagnostic decision-making for hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) and decrease diagnostic practice variability. Approved panelists developed key questions regarding the diagnosis of HP using the PICO (Population, Intervention, Comparator, Outcome) format. MEDLINE (via Pub...

Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: Recommendation Sta...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33856166
American Family Physician;

Apr 16th, 2021 - Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: Recommendation Statement.|2021||blood,diagnosis,prevention & control,blood,diagnosis,prevention & control,

Primary prophylaxis of bacterial infections and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in pat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8116237
Annals of Hematology; Classen AY, Henze L et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - Hematologic and oncologic patients with chemo- or immunotherapy-related immunosuppression are at substantial risk for bacterial infections and Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PcP). As bacterial resistances are increasing worldwide and new research reshapes our understanding of the interactions between the human host and bacterial commensals, administration of antibacterial prophylaxis has bec...

Controversies in optimal anemia management: conclusions from a Kidney Disease: Improvin...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2021.03.020
Kidney International; Babitt JL, Eisenga MF et. al.

Apr 12th, 2021 - In chronic kidney disease, anemia and disordered iron homeostasis are prevalent and associated with significant adverse consequences. In 2012, Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) issued an anemia guideline for managing the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of anemia in chronic kidney disease. Since then, new data have accrued from basic research, epidemiological studies, and ra...

AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on Intragastric Balloons in the Management of Obesity.
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.03.003
Gastroenterology Muniraj T, Day LW et. al.

Apr 10th, 2021 - AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on Intragastric Balloons in the Management of Obesity.|2021|Muniraj T,Day LW,Teigen LM,Ho EY,Sultan S,|

Spotlight: Intragastric Balloons in the Management of Obesity.
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.03.004
Gastroenterology Shah R, Davitkov P et. al.

Apr 10th, 2021 - Spotlight: Intragastric Balloons in the Management of Obesity.|2021|Shah R,Davitkov P,Abu Dayyeh BK,Saumoy M,Murad MH,|

Intragastric Balloons in the Management of Obesity: Clinical Decision Support Tool.
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.03.002
Gastroenterology

Apr 10th, 2021 - Intragastric Balloons in the Management of Obesity: Clinical Decision Support Tool.|2021| ,|

AGA Technical Review on Intragastric Balloons in the Management of Obesity.
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2021.02.043
Gastroenterology Shah R, Davitkov P et. al.

Apr 10th, 2021 - Several strategies are available to address the obesity epidemic and range from noninvasive lifestyle interventions to medications and bariatric surgical procedures. Endoscopic bariatric techniques, such as intragastric balloons, have become an attractive alternative as a tool for weight loss that can augment the effect of lifestyle interventions. This technical review includes multiple systema...

CCS/CHFS Heart Failure Guidelines Update: Defining a New Pharmacologic Standard of Care...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2021.01.017
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; McDonald M, Virani S et. al.

Apr 9th, 2021 - In this update of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society heart failure (HF) guidelines, we provide comprehensive recommendations and practical tips for the pharmacologic management of patients with HF with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). Since the 2017 comprehensive update of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society guidelines for the management of HF, substantial new evidence has emerged that has i...

Managing Sleep for Individuals With Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2021.01.067
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Rider JV, Tay MC

Apr 7th, 2021 - Managing Sleep for Individuals With Dementia: A Guide for Caregivers.|2021|Rider JV,Tay MC,|

Should we perform cervix removal during hysterectomy for benign uterine disease? Clinic...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogoh.2021.102134
Journal of Gynecology Obstetrics and Human Reproduction; Millet P, Gauthier T et. al.

Apr 2nd, 2021 - To provide guidelines from the French College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (CNGOF), based on the best evidence available, concerning subtotal or total hysterectomy, for benign disease. The CNGOF has decided to adopt the AGREE II and GRADE systems for grading scientific evidence. Each recommendation for practice was allocated a grade, which depends on the quality of evidence (QE) (clinical...

2021 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidemia for ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2021.03.016
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Pearson GJ, Thanassoulis G et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - The 2021 guidelines primary panel selected clinically relevant questions and produced updated recommendations, on the basis of important new findings that have emerged since the 2016 guidelines. In patients with clinical atherosclerosis, abdominal aortic aneurysm, most patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease, and those with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol ≥ 5 mmol/L, statin therapy...

Guidance for the design and reporting of studies evaluating the clinical performance of...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n568
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Doust JA, Bell KJL et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - Guidance for the design and reporting of studies evaluating the clinical performance of tests for present or past SARS-CoV-2 infection.|2021|Doust JA,Bell KJL,Leeflang MMG,Dinnes J,Lord SJ,|diagnosis,epidemiology,prevention & control,methods,standards,organization & administration,standards,standards,isolation & purification,

Hepatocellular carcinoma: French Intergroup Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis,...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinre.2020.101590
Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology; Blanc JF, Debaillon-Vesque A et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - This document is a summary of the French Intergroup guidelines regarding the management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) published in March 2019. It is a collaborative work under the auspices of most of the French medical societies involved in the management of HCC. It is based on the previous guidelines published in 2017. Recommendations are graded in 3 categories according to the level of ev...

Aphasia FAQs for the Rehabilitation Professional.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmr.2021.01.068
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Armour M, Cherney LR et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - Aphasia FAQs for the Rehabilitation Professional.|2021|Armour M,Cherney LR,Del Toro CM,Maher LM,Raymer AM,|

European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021: Executive summary.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.02.003
Resuscitation Perkins GD, Graesner JT et. al.

Mar 29th, 2021 - Informed by a series of systematic reviews, scoping reviews and evidence updates from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation, the 2021 European Resuscitation Council Guidelines present the most up to date evidence-based guidelines for the practice of resuscitation across Europe. The guidelines cover the epidemiology of cardiac arrest; the role that systems play in saving lives, ad...

Design, Analysis, and Pitfalls of Clinical Trials Using Ex Situ Liver Machine Perfusion...
https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003573 10.1002/hep.31686 10.1016/j.jhep.2020.09.015
Transplantation Martins PN, Rizzari MD et. al.

Mar 25th, 2021 - Recent trials in liver machine perfusion (MP) have revealed unique challenges beyond those seen in most clinical studies. Correct trial design and interpretation of data are essential to avoid drawing conclusions that may compromise patient safety and increase costs. The International Liver Transplantation Society, through the Special Interest Group "DCD, Preservation and Machine Perfusion," es...

Screening for Hearing Loss in Older Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommend...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2021.2566
JAMA , Krist AH et. al.

Mar 24th, 2021 - Age-related sensorineural hearing loss is a common health problem among adults. Nearly 16% of US adults 18 years or older report difficulty hearing. The prevalence of perceived hearing loss increases with age. Hearing loss can adversely affect an individual's quality of life and ability to function independently and has been associated with increased risk of falls, hospitalizations, social isol...

AGA Clinical Practice Update on Evaluation and Management of Early Complications After ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cgh.2021.03.020
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official C... Kumbhari V, Cummings DE et. al.

Mar 21st, 2021 - Endoscopic techniques are paramount in the identification and management of complications after surgery, though collaboration with other specialties is obligatory. Unfortunately, the evaluation and treatment algorithms are not standardized and there is a paucity of high-quality prospective studies to provide clarity regarding the best approach. The purpose of this clinical practice update is to...

Brazilian Society of Hepatology and Brazilian College of Radiology practice guidance fo...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aohep.2021.100341
Annals of Hepatology; Cardoso AC, A Villela-Nogueira C et. al.

Mar 20th, 2021 - In 2015 the European Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (EASL) and the Asociación Latinoamericana para el Estudio del Hígado (ALEH) published a guideline for the use of non-invasive markers of liver disease. At that time, this guideline focused on the available data regarding ultrasonic-related elastography methods. Since then, much has been published, including new data about XL probe...

What Is the Antibody Response and Role in Conferring Natural Immunity After SARS-CoV-2 ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8017476
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Yost J et. al.

Mar 16th, 2021 - The widespread availability of SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests raises important questions for clinicians, patients, and public health professionals related to the appropriate use and interpretation of these tests. The Scientific Medical Policy Committee (SMPC) of the American College of Physicians developed these rapid, living practice points to summarize the current and best available evidence on th...

Position paper on stress cardiac MRI in chronic coronary syndrome: Endorsed by the Soci...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diii.2021.02.005
Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging; Le Ven F, Pontana F et. al.

Mar 14th, 2021 - This position paper was intended to update the former consensus between the French Societies of Radiology and Cardiology about the use of stress cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in chronic coronary syndrome published in 2009. The Delphi method was used to build the present consensus. This expert panel consensus includes recommendations for indications, procedure with patient preparation...

Management of hospitalised adults with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a European ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7947358
The European Respiratory Journal; Chalmers JD, Crichton ML et. al.

Mar 12th, 2021 - Hospitalised patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as a result of SARS-CoV-2 infection have a high mortality rate and frequently require noninvasive respiratory support or invasive ventilation. Optimising and standardising management through evidence-based guidelines may improve quality of care and therefore patient outcomes. A task force from the European Respiratory Society and en...

Screening for Lung Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2021.1117
JAMA , Krist AH et. al.

Mar 10th, 2021 - Lung cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in the US. In 2020, an estimated 228 820 persons were diagnosed with lung cancer, and 135 720 persons died of the disease. The most important risk factor for lung cancer is smoking. Increasing age is also a risk factor for lung cancer. Lung cancer has a generally poor prognosis, with an overall 5-year survival ra...

My Treatment Approach to Multiple System Atrophy.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.10.005
Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Coon EA, Ahlskog JE

Mar 7th, 2021 - Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a neurodegenerative disorder primarily characterized by autonomic failure plus parkinsonism or cerebellar ataxia. The diagnosis may be challenging and is usually made at a tertiary care center. The long-term management issues are equally challenging and frequently require collaboration with the patient's local care providers. Whereas there is currently no cure f...

A Clinical Practice Guideline for the Use of Ankle-Foot Orthoses and Functional Electri...
https://doi.org/10.1097/NPT.0000000000000347
Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy : JNPT; Johnston TE, Keller S et. al.

Mar 7th, 2021 - Level of ambulation following stroke is a long-term predictor of participation and disability. Decreased lower extremity motor control can impact ambulation and overall mobility. The purpose of this clinical practice guideline (CPG) is to provide evidence to guide clinical decision-making for the use of either ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) or functional electrical stimulation (FES) as an interventi...

2021 update of the AGIHO guideline on evidence-based management of COVID-19 in patients...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7874914
European Journal of Cancer (Oxford, England : 1990); Giesen N, Sprute R et. al.

Mar 7th, 2021 - The worldwide spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the associated infectious coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has posed a unique challenge to medical staff, patients and their families. Patients with cancer, particularly those with haematologic malignancies, have been identified to be at high risk to develop severe COVID-19. Since publication of our previ...