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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update August 12 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.

St. Vincent's Hospital staff wishing to be notified when a new issue has been published can join the notification list by contacting Jeremy.Taylor@svha.org.au 

Feature Articles

The Ambiguous Medical Abbreviation (AMA) Study ‐ challenges and opportunities. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019: August 6 Full text

The risk of resistance: what are the major antimicrobial resistance threats facing Australia? AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2019:211(3):103-05 Full text

Reduced VRE and MRSA colonisation and infection following sustained reduction in broad spectrum antibiotic use in a large tertiary hospital. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2019:211(3):126-127 Full text

Clinician-targeted interventions to improve advance care planning in heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Heart:2019:105(17):1316-24 Full text

Association of ideal cardiovascular health at age 50 with incidence of dementia: 25 year follow-up of Whitehall II cohort study.
BMJ:2019;366:l4414 Full text

Association between major surgical admissions and the cognitive trajectory: 19 year follow-up of Whitehall II cohort study.
BMJ:2019;366:l4466 Full text

Telepresence robots: encouraging interactive communication between family carers and people with dementia. AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2019: July 31 Full text

Physical activity and risk of postoperative delirium.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2019: August 1 Full text

Management of stroke in the Australian Indigenous population: from hospitals to communities. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019:49(8):962-68 Full text

Effect of standard vs intensive blood pressure control on the risk of recurrent stroke: a randomized clinical trial and meta-analysis.
JAMA Neurology:2019: July 29 Full text

Association of final discharge blood pressure with post-discharge outcomes using electronic medical record data: a retrospective study.
Journal of General Internal Medicine:2019:34(8):1373-75 Full text

Diagnosis of elevated intracranial pressure in critically ill adults: systematic review and meta-analysis.
BMJ: 2019;366:l4225 Full text

Dealing with internet-based information obtained by families of critically ill patients.
Intensive Care Medicine:2019:45(8):1119-23 Full text

Eight things we would never do regarding end-of-life care in the ICU.
Intensive Care Medicine:2019:45(8):1116-18 Full text

Serious illness and end‐of‐life treatments for nurses compared with the general population.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2019:67(8):1582-89 Full text

State of the science: the doll is dead: simulation in palliative care education.
BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care:2019:9(2):117-19 Full text

Elephant in the ward: boredom in hospitals.
BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care:2019:9(2):231 Full text

Systematic review of the impact of patient death on surgeons.
British Journal of Surgery:2019: August 2 Full text

Hospital volume and outcomes for acute pulmonary embolism: multinational population based cohort study.
BMJ:366:l4416 Full text

PROSPECT guideline for rotator cuff repair surgery: systematic review and procedure‐specific postoperative pain management recommendations.
Anaesthesia:2019: August 7 Full text

Clinical decision‐making for complex feeding decisions: A national survey of current approaches and perspectives. AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2019: July 31 Full text

Tackling epilepsy with high-definition precision medicine: a review.
JAMA Neurology:2019: August 5 Full text

Introduction of portable bedside echocardiography to acute general medicine.
Internal Medicine Journal:2019: August 6 Full text

Microvascular disease, peripheral artery disease, and amputation.
Circulation:2019: 140(6):449–458 Full text

How to use humidified high‐flow nasal cannula in breathless adults in the emergency department. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2019: August 6 Full text

Promoting personal and social recovery in older persons with schizophrenia: the case of the new club, a novel Dutch facility offering social contact and activities.
Community Mental Health Journal:2019:55(6):994-1003 Full text

Aeromedical retrievals of people for mental health care and the low level of clinical support in rural and remote Australia. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2019: July 25 Full text

How often do systematic reviews exclude articles not published in English?
Journal of General Internal Medicine:2019:34(8):1388-89 Full text

Assessment of publication trends of systematic reviews and randomized clinical trials, 1995 to 2017.
JAMA Internal Medicine: July 29 Full text