Essential resources and strategies for antibiotic stewardship programs in the acute care setting.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2018:67(8):1168-74 Full text
The case for mobility assessment in hospitalized older adults: American Geriatrics Society White Paper Executive Summary.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2018: October 1 Full text
Effects of geriatric team rehabilitation after hip fracture: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association:2018: 19(10):840-45 Full text
Hospital elder life program: systematic review and meta-analysis of effectivenes.
American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry:2018:26(10):1015-33 Full text
Pain distress: the negative emotion associated with procedures in ICU patients.
Intensive Care Medicine:2018:44(9):1493-501 Full text
What interventions are effective to taper opioids in patients with chronic pain?
BMJ: 2018:362:k2990 Full text
Current practice and future directions in the diagnosis and acute treatment of ischaemic stroke.
Lancet:2018:392(10154):1247-56 Full text
Intracerebral haemorrhage: current approaches to acute management.
Lancet:2018:392(10154):1257-68 Full text
Absolute risk and predictors of the growth of acute spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data.
Lancet Neurology:2018:17(10):885-94 Full text
Intensification of older adults’ outpatient blood pressure treatment at hospital discharge: national retrospective cohort study.
BMJ: 2018:362:k3503 Full text
Safe and effective exercise training for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: putting current evidence into clinical practice. AUS
Expert Review of respiratory Medicine:2018: September 25 Full text
Impact of the carer on length of hospital stay for mental health: results from two Australian surveys. SVHM
International Journal of Mental Health Nursing:2018: September 23 Full text
Loneliness in psychotic illness and its association with cardiometabolic disorders. SVHM
Schizophrenia Research:2018: September 19 Full text
Gut microbes may account for the anti-seizure effects of the ketogenic diet.
JAMA:2018: October 2 Full text
Association of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program with mortality during and after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pneumonia.
JAMA Network Open:2018: 1(5):e182777 Full text
Association of levels of physical activity with risk of parkinson disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
JAMA Network Open:2018 1(5):e182421 Full text
Collaboration between academics and industry in clinical trials: cross sectional study of publications and survey of lead academic authors.
BMJ: 2018:363:k3654 Full text
Association between cataract and risks of osteoporosis and fracture: a nationwide cohort study.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2018: October 3 Full text
Conventional and biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs for osteoarthritis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Rheumatology:2018:57(10):1830-37 Full text
Cognition and incarceration: cognitive impairment and its associated outcomes in older adults in jail.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2018: September 19 Full text
Unusual initial abdominal presentations of invasive meningococcal disease.
Clinical Infectious Diseases:2018:67(8):1220-27 Full text
Impact of gastric banding versus metformin on β-cell function in adults with impaired glucose tolerance or mild type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes Care:2018: October 3 Full text
A recent report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare:
Health expenditure Australia 2016–17
Balance of public hospital funding shifting
In 2016–17, $69 billion was spent on hospitals—a real increase of $2 billion from the previous year.
Funding of public hospitals has shifted between governments in recent years. Australian Government expenditure on public hospitals rose 6.2% in real terms to nearly $22 billion, whereas state and territory government funding for public hospitals increased 0.1% in real terms from the previous year, to $27 billion.
Because of this shift, the share of public hospital funding contributed by the state and territory governments fell from 52.4% to 51.0%, with the Australian Government share increasing from 39.3% to 40.6% between 2015–16 and 2016–17
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.