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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update January 20 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

Compassionate end-of-life care: mixed-methods multisite evaluation of the 3 Wishes Project.
Annals Of Internal Medicine:2020:172(1):1-11 Full text

Family care rituals in the ICU to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in family members-a multicenter, multinational, before-and-after intervention trial.
Critical Care Medicine:2020:48(2):176-84 Full text

Communicating prognostic information: what do oncologists think patients with incurable cancer should be told?
Internal Medicine Journal:2020: January 6 Full text

Opioid-induced constipation in oncological patients: new strategies of management.
Current Treatment Options in Oncology:2019:20(91) Full text

Patient-reported outcomes through 5 years for active surveillance, surgery, brachytherapy, or external beam radiation with or without androgen deprivation therapy for localized prostate cancer.
JAMA:2020:323(2):149-163 Full text

Cost-effectiveness and quality-adjusted survival of watch-and-wait after complete response to chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute:2020: January 13 Full text

Effects of early nutritional intervention on oral mucositis in patients with radiotherapy for head and neck cancer.
QJM:2020:113(1):37-42 Full text

Prevalence of illicit substance use among patients presenting to the emergency department with acute behavioural disturbance: Rapid point‐of‐care saliva screening. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: January 11 Full text

Removing the HOCUS from POCUS: The use of point‐of‐care ultrasound in the emergency department. AUS
Emergency Medicine Australasia:2020: January 11 Full text

Outcomes for patients with delirium receiving hospital‐in‐the‐home treatment: An Australian perspective. AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2020: January 10 Full text

Associations between oral health and depressive symptoms: Findings from the Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project. AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2020: January 13 Full text

Incident heart failure and long-term risk for venous thromboembolism.
Journal of the American College of cardiology:2020:75(2):148-58 Full text

Prognostic significance of suboptimal secondary prevention pharmacotherapy after acute coronary syndromes. AUS
Internal Medicine Journal:2020: January 14 Full text

Too many definitions of sepsis: can machine learning leverage the electronic health record to increase accuracy and bring consensus?
Critical Care Medicine:2020:48(2):137-41 Full text

The effect of home care package allocation reforms on service uptake, use and cessation at a large Australian aged care provider. AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2020: January 9 Full text

Evidence‐poor medicine: just how evidence‐based are Australian clinical practice guidelines?
Internal Medicine Journal:2020: 50(1):30-37 Full text

Bipolar disorder in the menopausal transition.
Current Psychiatry Reports:2019:21(130) Full text

State of the art review: oral and nasal vitamin B12 therapy in the elderly.
QJM:2020:113(1):5-15 Full text

The homeless and their animal companions: an integrative review.
Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research:2020:47(1):47-59 Full text

The association between benzodiazepine use and falls, and the impact of sleep quality on this association: data from the TILDA study.
QJM:2020:113(1):31-36 Full text

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