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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update October 21 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 

Feature Articles

Emergency Department to ICU time is associated with hospital mortality: a registry analysis of 14,788 patients from six university hospitals in The Netherlands.
Critical Care Medicine:2019: 47(11):1564-71 Full text

GAPcare: The Geriatric Acute and Post‐Acute Fall Prevention Intervention in the Emergency Department: preliminary data.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2019: October 17 Full text

The Volunteer Dementia and Delirium Care (VDDC)©: A pre‐implementation study exploring perceived acceptability to implementing the program in an acute and subacute metropolitan hospital. AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2019: October 15 Full text

Analysis of patients referred for aged care assessment with concerns related to hoarding or squalor. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019: October 10 Full text

Respiratory acute discharge service: a hospital in the home programme for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations (RADS Study). AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019: October 7 Full text

Diagnosis, management and prevention of Candida auris in hospitals: position statement of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019:49(10):1229-43 Full text

Illicit drug use and acute kidney injury in patients admitted to hospital with rhabdomyolysis. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019:49(10):1285-92 Full text

Goals of care discussions for patients with blood cancers: Association of person, place, and time with end‐of‐life care utilization.
Cancer:2019: October 8 Full text

Defining a new model of interdisciplinary cancer cachexia care in regional Victoria, Australia. AUS
Supportive Care In Cancer:2019: October 2 Full text

The impact of cancer type, treatment, and distress on health-related quality of life: cross-sectional findings from a study of Australian cancer patients. AUS
Supportive Care In Cancer:2019:27(9):3421-29 Full text

Systematic review of basic oral care for the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients and clinical practice guidelines.
Supportive Care In Cancer:2019:27(10):3949-67 Full text

‘Less is more’ in modern ICU: blessings and traps of treatment limitation.
Intensive Care Medicine:2019: October 11 Full text

ICU staffing feature phenotypes and their relationship with patients’ outcomes: an unsupervised machine learning analysis.
Intensive Care Medicine:2019: October 8 Full text

A machine learning algorithm to predict severe sepsis and septic shock: development, implementation, and impact on clinical practice.
Critical Care Medicine:2019: 47(11):1485-1492 Full text

Sepsis in older adults in long‐term care facilities: challenges in diagnosis and management.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2019: October 16 Full text

Trajectories of home nursing use for older women in Melbourne, Australia: 2006‐2015. AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2019: October 15 Full text

Depression prevention via digital cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: a randomized controlled trial.
Sleep:2019: zsz150 Full text

2019 ESC Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases developed in collaboration with the EASD: The Task Force for diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).
European Heart Journal:2019: August 31 Full text

Antithrombotic treatment after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: systematic review and network meta-analysis.
BMJ:2019:367:l5476 Full text

A multinational, multicenter, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of cyclical topical wound oxygen therapy (TWO2) in the treatment of chronic diabetic foot ulcers: The TWO2 Study.
Diabetes Care:2019:42(10): October 16 Full text

Prostate‐specific membrane antigen for the surgical oncologist: interpreting expression beyond the prostate. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2019: October 16 Full text

Organoids: the new kid in cancer research. AUS
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2019:89(10):1189-90 Full text

Evolving role of Instagram in #medicine. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2019: October 10 Full text

Site Spotlights - AIHW Recent Reports

Mental health services in Australia – Update 2019 October 9

This web report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare provides the most recent data available on the national response of the health and welfare system to the mental health care needs of Australians.

Data recently updated includes:
Residential care episodes
Hospital overnight care
Same day hospital care
State-by-state data on mental health consumers reporting a positive experience of service

Trends in hospitalised injury, Australia 2007–08 to 2016–17

Another AIHW report. This report describes trends in the occurrence of injuries requiring hospitalisation in Australia, for the 10-year period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2017. The annual number of cases rose from about 400,000 to 530,000 during this period.

The rate of hospitalised injury cases in Australia increased over the last 10 years (2007–08 to 2016–17) by an average of 1% per year. The 2 main causes of hospitalised injury in 2016–17 were Falls (41%) and Transport crashes (12%).

Rates of injury among Indigenous Australians were twice those of non-Indigenous Australians.

Site Spotlight

Browzine Trial

Browzine is an app for desktop, laptop, iPad, iPhone and Android that makes it easy to find, read and keep up to date with your favourite ejournals:

  • Create a personal bookshelf of favourite journals
  • Easily read complete scholarly journals in a format that is optimized for tablet devices
  • Be alerted when new editions of journals are published
  • Build reading lists of articles with durable links
  • Export citations

How to get started

From your computer:

  1. Access BrowZine by going to
  2. If offsite, you will be prompted to enter your SVHM login and password when first accessing a journal that requires authentication.

From your mobile device:

  1. Download BrowZine from your App Store
  2. Open the app and select St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne from the list of institutions.
  3. You will be prompted to enter your SVHM login and password when first accessing a journal that requires authentication.
  4. Create a personal Browzine account to add journals to the Bookshelf. This will also allow you to see when new articles are available.