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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update October 15 2018

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.

Access to full text articles is available both on and offsite using a St Vincent's login.

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Feature Articles

Is health literacy associated with greater medical care trust?
International Journal for Quality in Health Care:2018:30(7):514-19 Full text

Hospital readmission risk for patients with self‐reported hearing loss and communication trouble.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2018: October 5 Full text

Interprofessional Intervention to Improve Geriatric Consultation Timing on an Acute Medical Service.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2018: October 9 Full text

How much end‐of‐life care is of low value. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2018: Full text

Pathway to ending avoidable diabetes-related amputations in Australia. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2018:209 (7): 288-290 Full text

Timing of renal-replacement therapy in patients with acute kidney injury and sepsis.
New England Journal of Medicine:2018:379:1431-1442 Full text

Large uremic toxins: an unsolved problem in end-stage kidney disease.
Nephrology, Dialysis Transplantation:2018:33(Suppl. 3): iii6–iii11 Full text

A tale of two failures: a guide to shared decision-making for heart and renal failure.
Advances in Chronic Kidney Diseases:2018:25(5):375-78 Full text

Evaluation of the causal effects between subjective wellbeing and cardiometabolic health: mendelian randomisation study.
BMJ: 2018;362:k3788 Full text

Cardiovascular hazards of insufficient treatment of depression among patients with known cardiovascular disease: a propensity score adjusted analysis.
European Heart Journal: Quality of care and Clinical Outcomes:2018:4(4):258-66 Full text

Consumers at the centre: interprofessional solutions for meeting mental health consumers’ physical health needs.
Journal of Interprofessional Care:2018: September 26 Full text

Physical activity levels after hip and knee joint replacement surgery: an observational study. SVHM
Clinical Rheumatology:2018: October 3 Full text

Effect of early surgery vs physical therapy on knee function among patients with nonobstructive meniscal tears: The ESCAPE Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA:2018: 2018:320(13):1328-37 Full text

A multimodal rehabilitation program for patients with ICU acquired weakness improves ventilator weaning and discharge home.
Journal of Critical Care:2018:47:204-10 Full text

A comparison of the ability of the National Early Warning Score and the National Early Warning Score 2 to identify patients at risk of in-hospital mortality: a multi-centre database study.
Resuscitation:2018: October 1 Full text

Never too old for an inherited condition.
Internal Medicine Journal:2018:48(10):1252-54 Full text

Taste alterations during treatment with protein kinase inhibitors: a pilot study.
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management:2018:56(4):e1-4 Full text

Effect of increased daily water intake in premenopausal women with recurrent urinary tract infections: a randomized clinical trial.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2018: October 1 Full text

An evaluation of staff preference for graphic characteristics.
Journal of Organizational behaviour Management:2018:38(4):345-53 Full text

Effectiveness of the Stand More AT (SMArT) Work intervention: cluster randomised controlled trial.
BMJ:2018;363:k3870 Full text

Using alternatives to the car and risk of all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortality.
Heart:2018:104(21) Full text

Site Spotlight - The Long Wait: An Analysis of Mental Health Presentations to Australian Emergency Departments

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Department of Policy, Research and Advocacy has released a report titled:
The Long Wait: An Analysis of Mental Health Presentations to Australian Emergency Departments

The report is an analysis of mental health presentation data from the 2016/17 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) National Non-Admitted Patient Emergency Department Care Database. 

The results indicate that people presenting with with acute mental and behavioural conditions are not treated within the clinically recommended timeframe of 30 minutes. Additionally 7,000 people who sought help from emergency departments for their acute mental and behavioural condition left before finishing treatment.

Karger Journals Trial

The Library is having a free trial of journal from the publisher Karger.
If the journals are used in the next few months, we may consider subscribing for 2019.

Titles include:

Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
Digestive Diseases
Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedia
Interventional Neurology
Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics