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Included in this bulletin (click on the link to jump to): Acute Medicine | Addictions and Mental Health | Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine | Oncology | Paediatrics | Patient Care and Quality Improvement |Professional Practice Rehabilitation and Assessment | Surgery and Anaesthetics |
CARUANA, D., et al, 2019. Curious facial plaque diagnosed as nodular primary localised cutaneous amyloidosis. BMJ Case Reports, 12(5), pp. 1-4.
DEVEREUX, G., et al, 2018. Effect of Theophylline as Adjunct to Inhaled Corticosteroids on Exacerbations in Patients With COPD: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 320(15), pp. 1548-1559.
DUNNE, P.D.J., et al, 2019. Previous Use of Antithrombotic Agents Reduces Mortality and Length of Hospital Stay in Patients With High-risk Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 17(3), pp. 440-447.e2.
GOLDSTEIN, E.J., et al, 2019. Yellow fever vaccine-associated neurological disease: it is not just the silver generation at risk. BMJ Case Reports, 12(5), pp. 1-4.
GOUDIE C., et al, 2019. The incidence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension in Scotland: a SOSU study. Eye (Basingstoke), published ahead of print.
HACKETT K.L., et al, 2019. Pain and depression are associated with both physical and mental fatigue independently of comorbidities and medications in primary Sjogren's syndrome. RMD Open, 5(1), Article Number: e000885.
HILL A.T., et al, 2018. British Thoracic Society guideline for bronchiectasis in adults. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 5(1). Article Number: e000348.
HILL Q.A., et al, 2019. The prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in patients with immune thrombocytopenia receiving steroids: a British Society for Haematology Good Practice Paper. British journal of haematology, published ahead of print.
JAYASEKERA G., et al, 2019. Pulmonary hypertension and severe right heart failure following lumbar spinal surgery. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports, published ahead of print.
MOFFITT P., et al, 2019. The source of the problem. Acute Medicine, 18(1), pp. 37.
PHILPOTT, C.M., et al, 2019 May 23. Exploring the association between ingestion of foods with higher potential salicylate content and symptom exacerbation in chronic rhinosinusitis. Data from the National Chronic Rhinosinusitis Epidemiology Study. Rhinology, published ahead of print.
POLLARD C., et al, 2019. Nasal decongestants and reversible cerebral vasoconstriction. BMJ (Online), 364. Article Number: k5112.
ROTCHFORD, A.P., et al, 2019 May 16. Prevalence of treatment with glaucoma medication in Scotland, 2010-2017. British Journal of Ophthalmology, published ahead of print.
SEIFFGE, D.J., et al, 2019. Direct oral anticoagulants versus vitamin K antagonists after recent ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. Annals of Neurology, 85(6), pp. 823-834.
SMITH, D.H., et al, 2019 Jan 21. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy - confusion and controversies. Nature Reviews Neurology, published ahead of print.
STEPHEN, L.J. and BRODIE, M.J., 2018. Brivaracetam: a novel antiepileptic drug for focal-onset seizures. Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders, 11, pp. 1756285617742081.
SWANN R., et al, 2019. Optimising IBD patient selection for de-escalation of anti-TNF therapy to immunomodulator maintenance. Frontline Gastroenterology, published ahead of print.
VIGGIANO, D., et al, 2019 Apr 09. Mild cognitive impairment and kidney disease: clinical aspects. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, published ahead of print.
WOODLEY, N., et al, 2019. Not 'just' a foreign body in the ear canal. BMJ Case Reports, 12(4), pp. 1-4.
YADAVALI R., et al, 2019. Randomised trial of two embolic agents for uterine artery embolisation for fibroids: Gelfoam versus Embospheres (RAGE trial). CVIR Endovascular, 2(1), published ahead of print.
Addictions and Mental Health
BEEKEN, R.J., et al, 2019. Smoking, alcohol consumption, diet and physical activity following stoma formation surgery, stoma-related concerns, and desire for lifestyle advice: a United Kingdom survey. BMC Public Health, 19(1), published ahead of print.
COONEY G., et al, 2019. Baclofen and the alcohol withdrawal syndrome-a short review. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10(JAN), Article Number: 00773.
DE BEAUREPAIRE, R., et al, 2018. The Use of Baclofen as a Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder: A Clinical Practice Perspective. Frontiers in psychiatry Frontiers Research Foundation, 9, pp. 708.
DUARTE R., et al, 2019. Are acceptance and mindfulness-based interventions 'value for money'? Evidence from a systematic literature review. The British journal of clinical psychology, 58(2), pp. 187-210.
FORREST, E.H., et al, 2019. ACG Clinical Guideline for Alcoholic Liver Disease: The MELD Threshold for Corticosteroid Treatment has Yet to be Established. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 114(1), pp. 175-176.
SONI, S., 2019. Lithium neurotoxicity presenting as dementia with therapeutic serum lithium levels. BMJ Case Reports, 12(1), published ahead of print.
TAYLOR, P.J., et al, 2018. Distinguishing people with current, past, and no history of non-suicidal self-injury: Shame, social comparison, and self-concept integration. Journal of affective disorders, 246, pp. 182-188.
Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine
CHARI, A., et al, 2018. Disproportionately Large Communicating Fourth Ventricle: Pearls for Diagnosis and Management. Cureus, 10(11), pp. e3547.
DONALD, R., et al, 2019. Forewarning of hypotensive events using a Bayesian artificial neural network in neurocritical care. Journal of Clinical Monitoring & Computing, 33(1), pp. 39-51.
ESKANDARIAN Z., et al, 2019. Assessing the Functional Relevance of Variants in the IKAROS Family Zinc Finger Protein 1 (IKZF1) in a Cohort of Patients With Primary Immunodeficiency. Frontiers in immunology, 10, pp. 568.
FISHER R.S., et al, 2019. 2017 International League Against Epilepsy classifications of seizures and epilepsy are steps in the right direction. Epilepsia, published ahead of print.
HURCOMBE, J.A., et al, 2019. Podocyte GSK3 is an evolutionarily conserved critical regulator of kidney function. Nature communications, 10(1), pp. 403.
MALEK N., et al, 2019. L-dopa responsiveness in early Parkinson's disease is associated with the rate of motor progression. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, published ahead of print.
MARTIN, S., et al, 2019 May 23. Cerebrospinal fluid neurofilament light chain in multiple sclerosis and its subtypes: a meta-analysis of case-control studies. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, published ahead of print.
MCSORLEY S.T., et al, 2019. Regression Correction Equation to Adjust Serum Iron and Ferritin Concentrations Based on C-Reactive Protein and Albumin in Patients Receiving Primary and Secondary Care. The Journal of nutrition, 149(5), pp. 877-883.
PARGAONKAR R., et al, 2019. Comparative study of computed tomographic scoring systems and predictors of early mortality in severe traumatic brain injury. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, published ahead of print.
SNIJDERS BLOK, L., et al, 2018. De novo mutations in MED13, a component of the Mediator complex, are associated with a novel neurodevelopmental disorder. Human genetics, 137(5), pp. 375-388.
SOBCZAK, A.I.S., et al, 2019 Jan 22. Total plasma magnesium, zinc, copper and selenium concentrations in type-I and type-II diabetes. BioMetals, published ahead of print.
ZAWERTON, A., et al, 2019 Jan 08. De Novo SOX4 Variants Cause a Neurodevelopmental Disease Associated with Mild Dysmorphism. American Journal of Human Genetics, published ahead of print.
BANCROFT, E.K., et al, 2019. Psychosocial impact of undergoing prostate cancer screening for men with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations. BJU international, 123(2), pp. 284-292.
BRADLEY, N.A., et al, 2019. The downstaging approach to irresectable oesophageal and gastric cancer: a single centre experience. Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology, 10(3), pp. 499-505.
BRADLEY, A., et al, 2019. Personalized Pancreatic Cancer Management: A Systematic Review of How Machine Learning Is Supporting Decision-making. Pancreas, 48(5), pp. 598-604.
COHEN, P.A., et al, 2019 May 19. Pathological chemotherapy response score is prognostic in tubo-ovarian high-grade serous carcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data. Gynecologic oncology, published ahead of print.
DI SUMMA, P.G., et al, 2019. Chest resurfacing with a reverse abdominoplasty flap for invasive breast cancer recurrence. Case reports in plastic surgery & hand surgery, 6(1), p.51-54
DREYER, S.B., et al, 2019. Feasibility and clinical utility of endoscopic ultrasound guided biopsy of pancreatic cancer for next-generation molecular profiling. Chinese Clinical Oncology, 8(2), pp. 16.
EVANS, T.R.J., et al, 2019 Jan 25. Phase 1 dose-finding and pharmacokinetic study of eribulin-liposomal formulation in patients with solid tumours. British journal of cancer, published ahead of print.
GRIMES N., et al, 2019. Lymph node dissection during nephroureterectomy: Establishing the existing evidence based on a review of the literature. Arab Journal of Urology, published ahead of print.
HURLEY, R.H., et al, 2018. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour as a rare association with neurofibromatosis type 1. Journal of surgical case reports, 2018(2), published ahead of print.
INGARFIELD K., et al, 2019. Determinants of long-term survival in a population-based cohort study of patients with head and neck cancer from Scotland. Head and Neck, published ahead of print.
JANSSEN, Q.P., et al, 2019 May 14. Neoadjuvant FOLFIRINOX in patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: a systematic review and patient-level meta-analysis. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, published ahead of print.
MOLLOY, K., et al, 2019 May 02. Characteristics associated with significantly worse quality of life in mycosis fungoides/Sezary syndrome from the Prospective Cutaneous Lymphoma International Prognostic Index (PROCLIPI) study. British Journal of Dermatology, published ahead of print.
MOUG, S.J., et al, 2019 Jan 18. Prehabilitation is feasible in patients with rectal cancer undergoing neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and may minimize physical deterioration: results from The REx trial. Colorectal Disease, published ahead of print.
NEIDLER, S., et al, 2019. Identification of a Clinically Relevant Signature for Early Progression in KRAS-Driven Lung Adenocarcinoma. Cancers, 11(5), published ahead of print.
O'DONNELL, R.L., et al, 2019. Impact of surgical site infection (SSI) following gynaecological cancer surgery in the UK: a trainee-led multicentre audit and service evaluation. BMJ Open, 9(1), pp. e024853.
PAN, J., et al, 2019 Jan 16. Increased risk of HPV-associated genital cancers in men and women as a consequence of pre-invasive disease. International Journal of Cancer, published ahead of print.
RAI B.P., et al, 2019. Robotic versus open radical cystectomy for bladder cancer in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2019(4), Article Number: 011903.
READY, N., et al, 2019. Third-Line Nivolumab Monotherapy in Recurrent SCLC: CheckMate 032. Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 14(2), pp. 237-244.
SAUNDERS, J., et al, 2019. Pain management in patients with malignant mesothelioma: challenges and solutions. Lung Cancer Targets and Therapy, 10, pp. 37-46.
TOUMPANAKIS, C., et al, 2019. Unmet Needs in Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Neoplasms. Neuroendocrinology, 108(1), pp. 37-44.
BALAJI S., et al, 2019. Risk factors for Lethal Arrhythmic Events in Children and Adolescents with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and an Implantable Defibrillator: An International Multi-Center Study. Heart rhythm, published ahead of print.
COZIJNSEN, M.A., et al, 2019 Apr 10. Development and Validation of the Mucosal Inflammation Noninvasive Index For Pediatric Crohn's Disease. Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology, published ahead of print.
KOMMER, M., et al, 2019 May 09. Prior endoscopic third ventriculostomy does not increase ventriculoperitoneal shunt failure rate. Childs Nervous System, published ahead of print.
KRAUTHAMMER, A., et al, 2019 May 23. Long-term Outcomes of Paediatric Patients Admitted with Acute Severe Colitis - A Multicenter Study from the Paediatric IBD Porto Group of ESPGHAN. Journal of Crohn's & colitis, published ahead of print.
JACQZ-AIGRAIN, E., et al, 2019 May 02. Population pharmacokinetic meta-analysis of individual data to design the first randomized efficacy trial of vancomycin in neonates and young infants. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, published ahead of print.
KAO K.T., et al, 2019. Pubertal abnormalities in adolescents with chronic disease. Best Practice and Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, published ahead of print.
LIVINGSTONE, I., et al, 2019. Testing Pediatric Acuity With an iPad: Validation of "Peekaboo Vision" in Malawi and the UK. Translational Vision Science & Technology, 8(1), pp. 8.
MASSOLO, A.C., et al, 2019. Ventricular Dysfunction, Interdependence, and Mechanical Dispersion in Newborn Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Neonatology, 116(1), pp. 68-75.
PRABHU, N., et al, 2018. Innovative Strategies for the Management of a Massive Neonatal Rhabdomyoma. Journal of pediatric intensive care. 7(2), p.90-93.
Patient Care and Quality Improvement
CHADWICK O., et al, 2019. Establishing an allied health professional delivered selective laser trabeculoplasty service in Scotland. Ophthalmic & physiological optics : the journal of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians (Optometrists), 39(3), pp. 216-223.
CORR M.J., et al, 2019. One-year all-cause mortality for 338 patients admitted with epistaxis in a large tertiary ENT centre. Journal of Laryngology and Otology, published ahead of print.
DOBBS T.D., et al, 2019. Improving measurement 1: Harnessing the PROMise of outcome measures. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, published ahead of print.
DOUGLAS C.M., et al, 2019. A 20-year observational cohort of a 5 million patient population-Tonsillectomy rates in the context of two national policy changes. Clinical Otolaryngology, 44(1), pp. 7-13.
MCDAID D., et al, 2019. Understanding and modelling the economic impact of spinal cord injuries in the United Kingdom. Spinal Cord, published ahead of print.
MCPEAKE, J.M., et al, 2019. Social and economic problems of ICU survivors identified by a structured social welfare consultation. Critical Care, 23(1), published ahead of print.
WORKING GROUP OF THE UNITED KINGDOM CONTINENCE SOCIETY, et al, 2019 Jan 16. United Kingdom Continence Society: Minimum standards for urodynamic studies, 2018. Neurourology & Urodynamics, published ahead of print.
FORSYTH, P., et al, 2019 Jan 24. Patient-reported barriers to medication adherence in heart failure in Scotland. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, published ahead of print.
WATTERS, M., et al, 2019. Phenytoin-induced hypothermia. BMJ Case Reports, 12(1), published ahead of print.
BASLER, M., et al, 2019. Global capnography and airway teaching. Anaesthesia, 74(6), pp. 812-812.
EADSFORTH, H., 2019. Professionalisation of International Medical Volunteer Work to Maintain Ethical Standards: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Experience of Volunteer Doctors in Relation to UK Policy. Medical Sciences, 7(1), published ahead of print.
KIDD, A.C., et al, 2019. Doctors Are Inconsistent in Estimating Survival after CPR and Are Not Using Such Predictions Consistently in Determining DNACPR Decisions. Geriatrics, 4(2), published ahead of print.
MCVEIGH T.P., et al, 2019. Towards establishing consistency in triage in a tertiary specialty. European Journal of Human Genetics, published ahead of print.
Rehabilitation and Assessment
DEVINE, H., et al, 2019. Chronic pain in intensive care unit survivors: incidence, characteristics and side-effects up to one-year post-discharge. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, published ahead of print.
LOHANA, P., et al, 2019 Jan 14. Functional recovery after bilateral extended autologous latissimus dorsi breast reconstruction: A prospective observational study. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: JPRAS, published ahead of print.
MCDONALD, M.T., et al, 2019 Jan 16. Level of adherence to prescribed exercise in spondyloarthritis and factors affecting this adherence: a systematic review. Rheumatology international, published ahead of print.
MCLENNAN, E., et al, 2019. Limited preoperative physical capacity continues to be associated with poor postoperative outcomes within a colorectal ERAS programme. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1-8
TODD, M., 2019. Compression in older people. British Journal of Nursing, 28(9), pp. 566-566.
Surgery and Anaesthetics
HEWITT, J., et al, 2019. Frailty predicts mortality in all emergency surgical admissions regardless of age. An observational study. Age & Ageing, 48(3), pp. 388-394.
JAIN, A., et al, 2019. Outcomes of surgical repair of a single digital nerve in adults. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume, published ahead of print.
JEFFERIES, J.G., et al, 2019 Apr 25. Vancomycin-soaked wrapping of harvested hamstring tendons during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. A review of the 'vancomycin wrap'. Knee, published ahead of print.
JENKINS P.J., et al, 2019. A virtual pathway reduced the need for physical review in patients with a suspected scaphoid fracture. European Research Journal, 5(1), pp. 8-13.
MAGGINO L., et al, 2019. Identification of an Optimal Cut-off for Drain Fluid Amylase on Postoperative Day 1 for Predicting Clinically Relevant Fistula After Distal Pancreatectomy: A Multi-institutional Analysis and External Validation. Annals of Surgery, 269(2), pp. 337-343.
MCCARTNEY P.J., et al, 2019. Effect of Low-Dose Intracoronary Alteplase during Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention on Microvascular Obstruction in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, 321(1), pp. 56-68.
ORLANDO, G., et al, 2019. Rethinking Regenerative Medicine From a Transplant Perspective (and Vice Versa). Transplantation, 103(2), pp. 237-249.
LIAW, F., et al, Retained Foreign Body in a Diabetic Patient's Hand. The Open Orthopaedics Journal, 12, p.203-207
SMYTH, A.I., et al, 2019. An Unusual Gastrointestinal Complication Following Heart Transplantation. Ulster Medical Journal, 88(1), pp. 56.
STALLARD M. and RAJU, I., 2019. Anaesthesia for carotid surgery. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, 20(5), pp. 293-296.
YEOMAN, T.F.M., et al, 2019. The long-term outcome of simple trapeziectomy. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume, 44(2), pp. 146-150.