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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update February 17 2020

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

Victoria's Voluntary Assisted Dying Act: navigating the section 8 gag clause.
Medical Journal of Australia:2020: 212(2):67-68 Full text

Self‐binding directives for mental health treatment: when advance consent is not effective consent. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2020: February 12 Full text

Clinical effectiveness of the elder-friendly approaches to the surgical environment initiative in emergency general surgery.
JAMA Surgery:2020: February 12 Full text

Impact of a model of care for heart failure in‐patients to reduce variation in care – a quality improvement project.
Internal Medicine Journal:2020: February 11 Full text

Current state of home-based exercise interventions in patients with congenital heart disease: a systematic review.
Heart:2020:106(5):333-41 Full text

Patient perceptions of participation in emergency medicine research projects.
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: February 10 Full text

The role of patient portals in enhancing self-care in patients with renal conditions.
Clinical Kidney Journal:2020:13(1):1-7 Full text 

Integrated care: enhancing transition from renal replacement therapy options to home haemodialysis.
Clinical Kidney Journal:2020:13(1):1-7 Full text 

The role of intra‐operative cell salvage in patient blood management for revision hip arthroplasty: a prospective cohort study.
Aanesthesia:2020: February 9 Full text 

Conservative versus interventional treatment for spontaneous pneumothorax. AUS
New England Journal of Medicine:2020: 382:405-415 Full text

Effect of incisional negative pressure wound therapy vs standard wound dressing on deep surgical site infection after surgery for lower limb fractures associated with major trauma: The WHIST Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA:2020:323(6):519-526 Full text

Association of surgical jacket and bouffant use with surgical site infection risk.
JAMA Surgery:2020: February 12 Full text

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and incidence of atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis.
QJM:2020:113(2):79-85 Full text

Lifestyle modifications for treatment of atrial fibrillation. AUS
Heart:2020:106(5):325-32 Full text

Algorithm based smartphone apps to assess risk of skin cancer in adults: systematic review of diagnostic accuracy studies.
BMJ:2020;368:m127 Full text

Smartphones and wearable technology: benefits and concerns in cardiology. STV
Medical Journal of Australia:2020: 212(2):54-56 Full text

Clinical manifestations of invasive meningococcal disease in Victoria with the emergence of serogroup W and serogroup Y Neisseria meningitides. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2020: February 11 Full text

The origin of our modern concept of depression—the history of melancholia from 1780-1880: a review.
JAMA Psychiatry:2020: January 29 Full text

Reflections on home.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society:2020: February 13 Full text

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