Sep 9th, 2021 - This technical report accompanies the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics for the routine use of the influenza vaccine and antiviral medications in the prevention and treatment of influenza in children during the 2021-2022 season. Influenza vaccination is an important intervention to protect vulnerable populations and reduce the burden of respiratory illnesses during circulati...
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Johnson S, Lavergne V et. al.
Sep 8th, 2021 - This clinical practice guideline is a focused update on management of Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) in adults specifically addressing the use of fidaxomicin and bezlotoxumab for the treatment of CDI. This guideline was developed by a multidisciplinary panel representing the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). Th...
European Journal of Endocrinology; Christ-Crain M, Hoorn EJ et. al.
Jul 23rd, 2021 - COVID-19 has changed the nature of medical consultations, emphasizing virtual patient counselling, with relevance for patients with diabetes insipidus (DI) or hyponatraemia. The main complication of desmopressin treatment in DI is dilutional hyponatraemia. Since plasma sodium monitoring is not always possible in times of COVID-19, we recommend to delay the desmopressin dose once a week until aq...
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...
Kidney International; Lameire NH, 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...
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 COVID-19 pandemic. More than 3300 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 1) from all continents discussed and commented on ...
World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES; Amara Y, Leppaniemi A et. al.
Jul 5th, 2021 - Small bowel obstruction (SBO) is a common surgical emergency, causing high morbidity and healthcare costs. The majority of SBOs are caused by adhesions that result from previous surgeries. Bowel obstruction, however, also occurs in patients without previous operation or known pathology, a so called virgin abdomen. It is unknown if small bowel obstruction in the virgin abdomen (SBO-VA) can be ma...
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,|diagnosis,epidemiology,therapy,
The Canadian Journal of Cardiology; Paterson I, Ramanathan K et. al.
Jun 7th, 2021 - It is now widely recognized that COVID-19 illness can be associated with significant intermediate and potentially longer-term physical limitations. The term, "long COVID-19" is used to define any patient with persistent symptoms after acute COVID-19 infection (ie, after 4 weeks). It is postulated that cardiac injury might be linked to symptoms that persist after resolution of acute infection, a...
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...
Journal of the American College of Cardiology; Willett J, Achenbach S et. al.
May 31st, 2021 - The Tobacco Endgame: Eradicating a Worsening Epidemic A Joint Opinion From the American Heart Association, World Heart Federation, American College of Cardiology, and the European Society of Cardiology.|2021|Willett J,Achenbach S,Pinto FJ,Poppas A,Elkind MSV,|methods,trends,methods,methods,organization & administration,epidemiology,prevention & control,psychology,
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 ...
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...
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...
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,
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...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Lamontagne F, Agoritsas T et. al.
Mar 3rd, 2021 - What is the role of drugs in preventing covid-19? WHY DOES THIS MATTER?: There is widespread interest in whether drug interventions can be used for the prevention of covid-19, but there is uncertainty about which drugs, if any, are effective. The first version of this living guideline focuses on the evidence for hydroxychloroquine. Subsequent updates will cover other drugs being investigated fo...
Canadian Journal of Surgery. Journal Canadien De Chirurgie; Bouthillier ME, Lorange M et. al.
Feb 19th, 2021 - Prioritizing surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: the Quebec guidelines.|2021|Bouthillier ME,Lorange M,Legault S,Wade L,Dahine J,|epidemiology,organization & administration,epidemiology,organization & administration,
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official C... Liang PS, Shaukat A et. al.
Feb 14th, 2021 - The purpose of this expert review is to describe the role of medications for the chemoprevention of colorectal neoplasia. Neoplasia is defined as precancerous lesions (e.g., adenoma and sessile serrated lesion) or cancer. The scope of this review excludes dietary factors and high-risk individuals with hereditary syndromes or inflammatory bowel disease. The best practice advice statements are ba...
Pituitary Katznelson L, Gadelha M
Feb 11th, 2021 - Side effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines include pain at the injection site, fatigue, headache, myalgias, arthralgias, chills, and fever, all of which can be early indicators of an increased need for glucocorticoid replacement in patients with adrenal insufficiency. The Pituitary Society surveyed its membership to understand planned approaches to glucocorticoid managemen...