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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update February 18 2019

Knowledge Update is a weekly bulletin including feature articles across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical topics

Knowledge Update

Library Services' Knowledge Update is a weekly bulletin which includes feature articles across a wide range of topics, new physical and e-books in the Library, and websites of interest.

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Feature Articles

Effect of a pharmacist-driven medication management intervention among older adults in an inpatient setting.
Drugs and Aging:2019: January 23 Full text

Rationalizing antimicrobial therapy in the ICU: a narrative review.
Intensive Care Medicine:2019:45(2):172-89 Full text

Costs and consequences of an intervention-based program to reduce hospital-acquired pressure injuries in one health district in Australia. AUS
Australian Health Review:2019: February 11 Full text

Decolonization to reduce postdischarge Infection risk among MRSA carriers.
New England Journal of Medicine:2019: 380:638-650 Full text

The impact of repeated vaccination on influenza vaccine effectiveness: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BMC Medicine:2019:17(9) Full text

Hospital-based quality improvement interventions for patients with heart failure: a systematic review.
Heart:2019: January 30 Full text

Driving with cardiac devices in Australia. Does a review of recent evidence prompt a change in guidelines? AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019: February 6 Full text

Predictors of acute hospital mortality and length of stay in patients with new onset atrial fibrillation: a first‐hand experience from a MET response provider.
Internal Medicine Journal:2019: January 28 Full text

Patterns of end-of-life hospital care for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma: exploring the landscape.
Leukemia and Lymphoma:019: February 7 Full text

Reframing chronic pain as a disease, not a symptom: rationale and implications for pain management.
Postgraduate Medicine:2019: January 31 Full text

Potassium: poison or panacea in chronic kidney disease?
Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation:2019:34(2):175-80 Full text

Effects of probiotics on inflammation and uremic toxins among patients on dialysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Digestive Diseases and Sciences:2019:64(2):469-79 Full text

Vegetarian diets and chronic kidney disease.
Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation:2019:34(2):199-207 Full text

Approaches to palliative oxygen therapy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a multi‐national survey of specialists. STV
Internal Medicine Journal:2019:49(2):252-56 Full text

Holistic services for people with advanced disease and chronic breathlessness: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Thorax:2019: 74(3):270-281 Full text

Faecal microbiota transplantation in Australia: bogged down in regulatory uncertainty. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019:49(2):148-51 Full text

Short sleep duration is associated with inadequate hydration: cross-cultural evidence from US and Chinese adults.
Sleep:2019:42(2): zsy210 Full text

Daytime sleepiness predicts future suicidal behavior: a longitudinal study of adolescents.
Sleep:2019:42(2): zsy225 Full text

Concurrent validity of the Groningen Meander Walking and Timed Up and Go tests in older adults with dementia.
Physiotherapy Theory and Practice:2019: February 9 Full text

Effect of a behavioral weight loss intervention in people with serious mental illness and diabetes.
Diabetes Care:2019: February 14 Full text

Activated platelets in the tumor microenvironment for targeting of antibody-drug conjugates to tumors and metastases. AUS
Theranostics:2019:9(4):1154-69 Full text

A randomized trial of e-cigarettes versus nicotine-replacement therapy.
New England Journal of Medicine:2019: 380:629-637 Full text

The democratization of scientific publishing.
BMC Medicine:2019:17(12) Full text

Conflicting purposes: the challenge facing modern professional associations.
Internal Medicine Journal:2019:49(2):147-48 Full text