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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update April 15 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

Reimagining health—flourishing.
JAMA:2019: April 1 Full text

A practical approach to assessing and mitigating loneliness and isolation in older adults.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2019:67(4):657-62 Full text

Influence of cognitive impairment on pain assessment and management in the emergency department: A retrospective cross‐sectional study. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2019: April 5 Full text

Quality of life: why most doctors don’t care?
QJM:2019:112(4):251-52 Full text

Physicians’ goodness and guilt—emotional challenges of practicing medicine.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2019: April 8 Full text

Reporting null results and advancing science. STV
Neurology:2019: March 29 Full text

Association of functional impairment in middle age with hospitalization, nursing home admission, and death.
JAMA Internal Medicine:2019: April 8 Full text

In their own words: patient navigator roles in culturally sensitive cancer care.
Supportive Care in Cancer:2019:27(5):1655-62 Full text

Vitamin D as cancer therapy? Insights from 2 new trials.
JAMA:2019: 2019:321(14):1354-55 Full text

The impact of pre‐operative intravenous iron on quality of life after colorectal cancer surgery: outcomes from the intravenous iron in colorectal cancer‐associated anaemia (IVICA) trial.
Anaesthesia:2019: April 8 Full text

Diagnosis and management of acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding: guidelines from the British Society of Gastroenterology.
Gut:2019:68(5):776-89 Full text

Association of Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorder with metabolic and cardiovascular disorders.
JAMA Neurology:2019: 76(4):454-61 Full text

Electronic cigarettes in physician practice: a complex debate. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019: Full text

Mortality and morbidity following exercise-based renal rehabilitation in patients with chronic kidney disease: the effect of programme completion and change in exercise capacity.
Nephrology, Dialysis Transplantation:2019:34(4):618-25 Full text

Wearable artificial kidney and wearable ultrafiltration device vascular access—future directions.
Clinical Kidney Journal:2019:12(2):300=3007 Full text

Stress related disorders and risk of cardiovascular disease: population based, sibling controlled cohort study.
BMJ:2019:365:l1255 Full text

Site Spotlight


TREK - Translating Research Evidence and Knowledge

TREK is a not-for-profit initiative which aims to improve the translation of research knowledge into practice for clinicians and patients.

Supported by la Trobe University, TREK has a range of resources and information on musculoskeletal issues and exercise physiology, including knee pain, falls prevention, and exercise for cancer patients. Well worth a look.

Therapeutic Guidelines eTG Complete

eTG Complete is made available via the Clinicians Health Channel.

The Antibiotic topics in the April 2019 release of eTG complete have been extensively revised.

The Antibiotic topics have been reorganised into an alphabetical table of contents, with some topics grouped by subject area for ease of navigation. To see the topics available within a subject area, click on the plus sign to expand the table of contents.


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