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Library Knowledge Update: Knowledge Update May 4 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

Integrating a pharmacist into the perioperative setting. AUS
Australian Health Review:2020: March 20 Full text
The dispensing of psychotropic medicines to older people before and after they enter residential aged care. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2020:212(7):309-13 Full text
Medication non-adherence in a prospective, multi-center cohort Tteated with hepatitis C direct-acting antivirals.
Journal of General Internal Medicine:2020:35:1011–1020 Full text
Changes in sales of analgesics to pharmacies after codeine was rescheduled as a prescription only medicine. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2020:212(7):321-27 Full text
The role of patient-physician relationship on health-related quality of life and pain in cancer patients.
Supportive Care in Cancer:2020:28: 2615–2626 Full text
Question prompts to empower cancer patients: results of a randomized controlled trial.
Supportive Care in Cancer:2020:28: 2571–2579 Full text
Effects of visual aids for end-of-life care on decisional capacity of people with dementia.
American Journal of Speech-language Pathology:2020:29)1):185-200 Full text
Supervised pulmonary tele-rehabilitation versus pulmonary rehabilitation in severe COPD: a randomised multicentre trial.
Thorax:2020:75(5):413-21 Full text
Efficacy of catheter-based renal denervation in the absence of antihypertensive medications (SPYRAL HTN-OFF MED Pivotal): a multicentre, randomised, sham-controlled trial.
Lancet:2020:395(10234):1444-51 Full text
Delayed versus early initiation of renal replacement therapy for severe acute kidney injury: a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials.
Lancet:2020: April 23 Full text
Risk of hypertension into adulthood in persons born prematurely: a national cohort study.
European Heart Journal:2020:41(16):1542-50 Full text
A qualitative exploration of escalation of care in the acute ward setting.
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2020:25(3):171-78 Full text
Predictive validity of the Braden Scale for pressure ulcer risk in critical care: a meta‐analysis.
Journal of Clinical Nursing:2020:25(3):165-70 Full text

Dual versus triple therapy for atrial fibrillation after percutaneous coronary intervention: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Annals of Internal Medicine:2020:172(7):474-83 Full text
“Mixed connective tissue disease”: a condition in search of an identity.
Clinical and Experimental Medicine:2020:20:159166 Full text
Population‐based analysis of treatment patterns and outcomes for pancreas cancer in Victoria.
ANZ Journal of Surgery:2020: April 29 Full text
Surgeons' posture and muscle strain during laparoscopic and robotic surgery.
British Journal of Surgery:2020:107(6):756-66 Full text
Prospective registration and reporting of trial number in randomised clinical trials: global cross sectional study of the adoption of ICMJE and Declaration of Helsinki recommendations.
BMJ:2020;369:m982 Full text


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