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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 |
AL-HITY, A., et al, 2019. Incidence of submacular haemorrhage (SMH) in Scotland: a Scottish Ophthalmic Surveillance Unit (SOSU) study. Eye, 33(3), pp. 486-491.
ELYAN B.M.P., et al, 2019. Obesity is not associated with progression to end stage renal disease in patients with biopsy-proven glomerular diseases. BMC Nephrology, 20(1), Article Number: 237.
FLOWERS, P., et al, 2019 Jul 02. What are mass media interventions made of? Exploring the active content of interventions designed to increase HIV testing in gay men within a systematic review. British Journal of Health Psychology, published ahead of print.
GARDNER, R. and BURDEN, A.D., 2019 Jul 18. How do you determine the optimal biologic treatment for psoriasis?. British Journal of Dermatology, published ahead of print.
GRANT, C.H., et al, 2019 Jun 28. Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and Progression to Major Adverse Renal Events: A Competing Risk Analysis. Qjm, published ahead of print.
HARPER K., et al, 2019. Hereditary phytosterolaemia. British journal of haematology, published ahead of print.
KIRBY L., et al, 2019. Benign skin diseases affecting the vulva. Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, published ahead of print.
KUO C.R., et al, 2019. Scottish consensus statement on the role of FeNO in adult asthma. Respiratory medicine, 155, pp. 54-57.
MCALLISTER P., et al, 2019. Unilateral soft palate palsy secondary to blunt neck trauma: a case report. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, published ahead of print.
MCARTHUR D. and MCARTHUR, C., 2019. Epiploic appendagitis in a femoral hernia. Journal of Radiology Case Reports, 13(5), pp. 10-14.
PARMAR, K.L., et al, 2019. Frailty in Older Patients Undergoing Emergency Laparotomy: Further Results from the ELF Study (Emergency Laparotomy and Frailty). Age and Ageing, published ahead of print.
PETTY R.K.H., et al, 2019. The prevalence of faecal incontinence in myotonic dystrophy type 1. Neuromuscular Disorders, published ahead of print.
ROSSOTO J., et al, 2019. Current Practice in Vitamin D Management in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Survey by the Transplant Complications Working Party of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, published ahead of print.
WANGAI, F.K., et al, 2019. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in East Africa: red alert or red herring?. BMC Infectious Diseases, 19(1), pp. 596.
WERESKI R., et al, 2019. A practical guide to chronic heart failure management. Prescriber, 30(6), pp. 25-32.
Addictions and Mental Health
JOHNSON, C.F., et al, 2019. Medicines reconciliation at the community mental health team-general practice interface: quality improvement study. Bjpsych Bulletin, published ahead of print
MACRAE, C., et al, 2019. Pneumomediastinum as a complication of cocaine abuse. Clinical Medicine, 19(4), pp. 321-324.
Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine
BAIN, K.A., et al, 2019 Apr 13. Alopecia areata is characterized by dysregulation in systemic type 17 and type 2 cytokines, which may contribute to disease-associated psychological morbidity. British Journal of Dermatology, published ahead of print.
BARWELL, J., et al, 2019. The new genomic medicine service and implications for patients. Clinical Medicine, 19(4), pp. 273-277.
BEYGO, J., et al, 2019 Jun 24. Update of the EMQN/ACGS best practice guidelines for molecular analysis of Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes. European Journal of Human Genetics, published ahead of print.
ELDALY A.K., et al, 2019. Bayesian bacterial detection using irregularly sampled optical endomicroscopy images. Medical image analysis, 57, pp. 18-31.
JABBARI, E., et al, 2019 Jul 12. The genetic and clinico-pathological profile of early-onset progressive supranuclear palsy. Movement Disorders, published ahead of print.
KAROLAK, J.A., et al, 2019 Jul 16. Heterozygous CTNNB1 and TBX4 variants in a patient with abnormal lung growth, pulmonary hypertension, microcephaly, and spasticity. Clinical genetics, published ahead of print.
LAURSEN, S.B., et al, 2019. Optimal Timing of Endoscopy is Associated with Lower 42-Day Mortality in Variceal Bleeding. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, 89, pp. AB95-AB95.
MCDICKEN, J.A., et al, 2019 Jun 26. Accuracy of the short-form Montreal Cognitive Assessment: Systematic review and validation. International journal of geriatric psychiatry, published ahead of print.
MEERSCHAUT, I., et al, 2019 Jul 18. A clinical scoring system for congenital contractural arachnodactyly. Genetics in Medicine, published ahead of print.
PRAVATA, V.M., et al, 2019 Jul 11. Catalytic deficiency of O-GlcNAc transferase leads to X-linked intellectual disability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, published ahead of print.
STOUMPOS, S., et al, 2019. Ferumoxytol magnetic resonance angiography: a dose-finding study in patients with chronic kidney disease. European radiology, 29(7), pp. 3543-3552.
VAN DER PLAS, E., et al, 2019 Jul 08. Brain Structural Features of Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 and their Relationship with Ctg Repeats. Journal of neuromuscular diseases, published ahead of print.
BANERJI, U., et al, 2019 Jun 27. Trastuzumab duocarmazine in locally advanced and metastatic solid tumours and HER2-expressing breast cancer: a phase 1 dose-escalation and dose-expansion study. Lancet Oncology, published ahead of print.
BOUTTELL J., et al, 2019. Context-Specific Economic Evaluation for Molecular Pathology Tests: An Application in Colorectal Cancer in the West of Scotland. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, published ahead of print.
COLLIER, A., et al, 2019 Jul 02. Cancer has overtaken cardiovascular disease as the commonest cause of death in Scottish type 2 diabetes: a population based study (The Ayrshire Diabetes fOllow-up Cohort study). Journal of Diabetes Investigation, published ahead of print.
DUFFTON A., et al, 2019. Advanced practice: An ESTRO RTTC position paper. Technical Innovations and Patient Support in Radiation Oncology, published ahead of print.
GANDHI A., et al, 2019. Axillary Surgery Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy - Multidisciplinary Guidance From the Association of Breast Surgery, Faculty of Clinical Oncology of the Royal College of Radiologists, UK Breast Cancer Group, National Coordinating Committee for Breast Pathology and British Society of Breast Radiology. Clinical oncology, published ahead of print.
HILLMEN, P., et al, 2019. Ibrutinib Plus Venetoclax in Relapsed/Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: The CLARITY Study. Journal of Clinical Oncology, published ahead of print.
MCLAREN, A., et al, 2019. Metastatic seminoma with isolated gastric metastases: a case report. Scottish medical journal, published ahead of print.
MILNER T.D., et al, 2019. Vandetanib Tumor Shrinkage in Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Cancer Allowing Surgical Resection of the Primary Site: A Case Report. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 41(5), pp. e329-e332.
MOTZER, R.J., et al, 2019. Avelumab plus Axitinib versus Sunitinib for Advanced Renal-Cell Carcinoma. New England Journal of Medicine, 380(12), pp. 1103-1115.
RAI, B.P., et al, 2019 Jul 15. Robotic versus open radical cystectomy for bladder cancer in adults. BJU international, published ahead of print.
READER, C.S., et al, 2019 Jul 01. The integrin alphavbeta6 drives pancreatic cancer through diverse mechanisms and represents an effective target for therapy. Journal of Pathology, published ahead of print.
VON FELDEN, J., et al, 2019 May 18. The burden of hepatitis E among patients with haematological malignancies: A retrospective European cohort study. Journal of hepatology, published ahead of print.
WAKEHAM, K., et al, 2019 Jun 21. A Prospective Cohort Study of Human Papillomavirus-Driven Oropharyngeal Cancers: Implications for Prognosis and Immunisation. Clinical Oncology (Royal College of Radiologists), published ahead of print.
BALAJI, S., et al, 2019 Jul 01. Impact of Obesity on Left Ventricular Thickness in Children with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Pediatric cardiology, published ahead of print.
FEDERSPIEL, J.M., et al, 2019 Jul 12. Superior Vena Cava Inflow Following Repair for Anomalous Right Pulmonary Venous Drainage in Children. Pediatric cardiology, published ahead of print.
GIBBONS, C.L., et al, 2019 Jul 12. Establishing a baseline for a national paediatric antimicrobial stewardship programme. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, published ahead of print.
GOPAL, M., et al, 2019 May 16. Management of ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children-a roundtable discussion. Journal of pediatric urology, published ahead of print.
HARRIS, R.E. and RUSSELL, R.K., 2019. BMPR1A mutation-positive juvenile polyposis syndrome and atrial septal defect: coincidence or association?. BMJ Case Reports, published ahead of print.
HARRIS R.E., et al, 2019. Severe hypophosphataemia following ferric carboxymaltose infusion in paediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Frontline Gastroenterology, published ahead of print.
MCVEA, S. and MCGETTRICK, A., 2019 Jul 05. Fifteen-minute consultation: Assessing the child with a Blalock-Taussig shunt who is unwell in a district general hospital. Archives of Disease in Childhood Education & Practice, published ahead of print.
PHILLIPS, R. and BEATTIE, P., 2019. Managing common skin conditions in infants. Practitioner, 263(1827), pp. 17-20.
PLUMB L., et al, 2018. UK renal registry 20th annual report: Chapter 4 demography of the UK paediatric renal replacement therapy population in 2016. Nephron, 139(Supplement 1), pp, 105-116.
ROBERTSON, J., et al, 2019. Higher Body Mass Index in Adolescence Predicts Cardiomyopathy Risk in Midlife: Long-Term Follow-Up Among Swedish Men. Circulation, 140(2), pp. 117-125.
ROONEY M., et al, 2019. The prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteopaenia in juvenile rheumatic disease: A randomised double-blind controlled trial. EClinicalMedicine, published ahead of print.
SYMONDS, J.D., et al, 2019 Jul 13. Incidence and phenotypes of childhood-onset genetic epilepsies: a prospective population-based national cohort. Brain, published ahead of print.
Patient Care and Quality Improvement
CONNELLY, C., et al, 2019 Jul 15. Understanding what matters to patients in critical care: An exploratory evaluation. Nursing in critical care, published ahead of print.
HAINES K.J., et al, 2019. Enablers and Barriers to Implementing ICU Follow-Up Clinics and Peer Support Groups Following Critical Illness: The Thrive Collaboratives. Critical Care Medicine, published ahead of print.
NAEEM, F., et al, 2019. Implementation of an Analgesia and Bowels Protocol to Improve Patient Care After Hip Fracture. Age and Ageing, published ahead of print.
SHER, J., et al, 2019. Failures in reproductive health policy: overcoming the consequences and causes of inaction. Journal of Public Health, 41(2), pp. e209-e215.
TORKAMANI A.M., et al, 2019. Development and testing of a checklist to assess compliance with the faculty of pain medicine's core standards for pain management services: experience in a new national tertiary pain service. British Journal of Pain, published ahead of print.
COLLIER, A., et al, 2019. Evidence-based palliative care: How can we account for the messy world of practice?. Palliative medicine, 33(7), pp. 723-725.
HALL, C., et al, 2019. Simulation training in laser safety education: the use of technical and non-technical skills simulation in a comprehensive laser safety course. Journal of Laryngology & Otology, published ahead of print.
LENGUERRAND, E., et al, 2019 Jul 13. Effect of hands-on interprofessional simulation training for local emergencies in Scotland: the THISTLE stepped-wedge design randomised controlled trial. BMJ Quality & Safety, published ahead of print.
WELDON, M., et al, 2019. Using Interactive 3D Visualisations in Neuropsychiatric Education. Advances in Experimental Medicine & Biology, 1138, pp. 17-27.
Rehabilitation and Assessment
BARCLAY A., et al, 2019. The effect of cycling using active-passive trainers on spasticity, cardiovascular fitness, function and quality of life in people with moderate to severe Multiple Sclerosis (MS); a feasibility study. Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, 34, pp. 128-134.
SMALL R.P., et al, 2019. Is the qSOFA more reliable than SIRS in detecting post-operative PCNL patients requiring escalation of care?. Journal of Clinical Urology, published ahead of print.
Surgery and Anaesthetics
AMIRARAGHI, N., et al, 2019. Benefits of pre-labyrinthectomy intratympanic gentamicin: contralateral vestibular responses. Journal of Laryngology & Otology, published ahead of print.
CARSWELL, V., et al, 2019. Cochlear patency following translabyrinthine vestibular schwannoma resection: implications for hearing rehabilitation. Journal of Laryngology & Otology, published ahead of print.
CULL, F., et al, 2018. A comprehensive analysis of all patients (n = 509) undergoing tonsillectomy during 1 year in a large centralised service. Clinical Otolaryngology, 43(5), pp. 1383-1387.
LAW, T.J., et al, 2019 Jul 05. Anesthesia Provider Training and Practice Models: A Survey of Africa. Anesthesia & Analgesia, published ahead of print.
ROBINSON, P.G., et al, 2019. A systematic review of robotic-assisted unicompartmental knee arthroplasty: prosthesis design and type should be reported. Bone & Joint Journal, 101-B(7), pp. 838-847.