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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update April 1 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.

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

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Feature Articles

End‐of‐life care in an Australian acute hospital: a retrospective observational study. AU
Internal Medicine Journal:2019: March 25 Full text

Homeless status documentation at a metropolitan hospital emergency department. AU
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2019: March 28 Full text

The effect of guideline implementation on discharge analgesia prescribing (two years on). AU
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care:2019:47(1):40-44 Full text

Affecting emergency department oxycodone discharge prescribing: An educational intervention. AU
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2019: March 29 Full text

Time to acute stroke treatment in‐hours was more than halved after the introduction of the Helsinki model at Westmead Hospital. AU
Internal Medicine Journal:2019:March 19 Full text

Review of programs to combat elder mistreatment: focus on hospitals and level of resources needed.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2019:March 22 Full text

Outcomes of patients admitted to hospital medical units with back pain. AU
Internal Medicine Journal:2019:49(3):316-22 Full text

Chlorhexidine wipes: time to stop and think about allergy. AU
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care:2019:47(1):90-95 Full text

Laying new foundations for 21st century community mental health services: an Australian perspective. AU
International Journal of Mental Health Nursing:2019: March 22 Full text

Comparative efficacy and acceptability of non-surgical brain stimulation for the acute treatment of major depressive episodes in adults: systematic review and network meta-analysis.
BMJ: 2019;364:l1079 Full text

Volatile anesthetics versus total intravenous anesthesia for cardiac surgery.
New England Journal of Medicine:2019:380:1214-25 Full text

Can we remove scar and fibrosis from adult human myocardium?
European Heart Journal:2019:40(12):960-66 Full text

Frailty and risk of fractures in patients with type 2 diabetes
Diabetes Care:2019: 42(4): 507-513 Full text

Early intervention for diabetes in medical and surgical inpatients decreases hyperglycemia and hospital-acquired infections: a cluster randomized trial.
Diabetes Care:2019: March 28 Full text

Prenatal and infant exposure to ambient pesticides and autism spectrum disorder in children: population based case-control study.
BMJ: 2019;364:l962 Full text

Population-wide analysis of differences in disease progression patterns in men and women.
Nature Communications:2019: February 8 Full text


Site Spotlight

The BMJ Awards

Now in it's 11th year, the BMJ Awards aim to promote excellence in healthcare, and showcase knowledge and experience that will inspire others.

While simple information on finalists is available from the BMJ Awards website, the BMJ journal gives more detail about what the finalists in various categories have achieved:

BMJ Awards 2019: Mental Health Team of the Year

BMJ Awards 2019: Stroke and Cardiovascular Team of the Year

BMJ Awards 2019: Diabetes Team of the Year

BMJ Awards 2019: Dermatology Team of the Year

BMJ Awards 2019: Cancer Care Team of the Year

BMJ Awards 2019: Care of the Older Person Team of the Year

BMJ Awards 2019: Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Team of the Year

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