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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 |
AZOULAY, E., et al, 2019. Expert statement on the ICU management of patients with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Intensive Care Medicine, published ahead of print.
BURTON J.K., et al, 2019. Diabetes and stroke. Practical Diabetes, 36(4), pp. 126-131.
CHAPMAN, A.L.N., et al, 2019. Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy: updated recommendations from the UK. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, published ahead of print.
CHEN, S.C., et al, 2019. Diazoxide-induced Pulmonary Hypertension in Hyperinsulinaemic Hypoglycaemia: Recommendations from a Multicentre Study in the United Kingdom. Clinical endocrinology, published ahead of print.
CHOLONGITAS, E., et al, 2019. Is everolimus linked to metabolic syndrome in liver transplant recipients?. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, published ahead of print.
GREEN, B., et al, 2019. Improved Eating Behaviour and Nutrient Intake in Noncompliant Patients with Phenylketonuria after Reintroducing a Protein Substitute: Observations from a Multicentre Study. Nutrients, 11(9), published ahead of print.
KOREVAAR, T.I.M., et al, 2019. Association of Thyroid Function Test Abnormalities and Thyroid Autoimmunity With Preterm Birth: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, 322(7), pp. 632-641.
PLEVRIS, N., et al, 2019. Real-world Effectiveness and Safety of Vedolizumab for the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Scottish Vedolizumab Cohort. Journal of Crohn's & colitis, 13(9), pp. 1111-1120.
THAYAKARAN, R., et al, 2019. Thyroid replacement therapy, thyroid stimulating hormone concentrations, and long term health outcomes in patients with hypothyroidism: longitudinal study. BMJ, 366, pp. 4892.
TSAKOK, T., et al, 2019. Association of Serum Ustekinumab Levels With Clinical Response in Psoriasis. JAMA Dermatology, published ahead of print.
Addictions and Mental Health
BENSON, G., et al, 2019. Risk Factors for Severe Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in an Acute Hospital Population. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 30(3), pp. 159-168.
NISBET, M. and MARSHALL, L., 2019. Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) and dementia in a 75-year-old female. BMJ Case Reports, published ahead of print.
ROCHAT T.J., et al, 2019. Maternal alcohol use and children's emotional and cognitive outcomes in rural South Africa. South African Medical Journal, 109(7), pp. 526-534.
STEWART D., et al, 2019. The influence of alcohol abuse on agitation, delirium and sedative requirements of patients admitted to a general intensive care unit. Journal of the Intensive Care Society, 20(3), pp. 208-215.
Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine
BAJC M., et al, 2019. EANM guideline for ventilation/perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) for diagnosis of pulmonary embolism and beyond. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, published ahead of print.
FOSTER, A., et al, 2019. The phenotype of Sotos syndrome in adulthood: A review of 44 individuals. American Journal of Medical Genetics.Part C, Seminars in Medical Genetics, published ahead of print.
JEROME H., et al, 2019. Metagenomic next-generation sequencing aids the diagnosis of viral infections in febrile returning travellers. Journal of Infection, 79(4), pp. 383-388.
MARTIN G.A., et al, 2019. Inter-observer variation in image interpretation and the prognostic importance of non-expansile lung in malignant pleural effusion. Respirology, published ahead of print.
REDONDOCEREZO E., et al, 2019. MAP(ASH): A new scoring system for the prediction of intervention and mortality in upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia), published ahead of print.
SMITH, C., et al, 2019. Neuropathology of dementia in patients with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review of autopsy studies. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, published ahead of print.
ALZOUBAIDI D., et al, 2019. Quality indicators for Barrett's endotherapy (QBET): UK consensus statements for patients undergoing endoscopic therapy for Barrett's neoplasia. Frontline Gastroenterology, published ahead of print.
BENSTEAD, K., et al, 2019. Recommended ESTRO Core Curriculum for Radiation Oncology/Radiotherapy 4th edition. Radiotherapy & Oncology, published ahead of print.
BRADLEY, A., et al, 2019. A prognostic Bayesian network that makes personalized predictions of poor prognostic outcome post resection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource], 14(9), pp. e0222270.
DERBY S., et al, 2019. An unusual cause of paraesthesia in a neo-adjuvant gastro-oesophageal cancer. BMJ Case Reports, published ahead of print.
DRUMMOND, M.W., 2019. Developments in chemotherapy for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia. International Journal of Hematologic Oncology, 8(2), pp. JH16.
JOHARATNAM-HOGAN, N., et al, 2019. Aspirin as an adjuvant treatment for cancer: feasibility results from the Add-Aspirin randomised trial. The Lancet.Gastroenterology & Hepatology, published ahead of print.
JONES, R.P., et al, 2019. Patterns of Recurrence After Resection of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: A Secondary Analysis of the ESPAC-4 Randomized Adjuvant Chemotherapy Trial. JAMA Surgery, published ahead of print.
LEE S.M., et al, 2019. The clinical role of VeriStrat testing in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer considered unfit for first-line platinum-based chemotherapy. European journal of cancer, 120, pp. 86-96.
MCCOWAN, C., et al, 2019. Comparing uptake across breast, cervical and bowel screening at an individual level: a retrospective cohort study. British journal of cancer, published ahead of print.
MULA-HUSSAIN, L., et al, 2019. Board-certified specialty training program in radiation oncology in a war-torn country: Challenges, solutions and outcomes. Clinical and Translational Radiation Oncology, 19, pp. 46-51.
NATHAN P., et al, 2019. Safety and efficacy of nivolumab in patients with rare melanoma subtypes who progressed on or after ipilimumab treatment: a single-arm, open-label, phase II study (CheckMate 172). European journal of cancer, 119, pp. 168-178.
NYBERG, T., et al, 2019. Prostate Cancer Risks for Male BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers: A Prospective Cohort Study. European urology, published ahead of print.
OLSON, R., et al, 2019. Quality of Life Outcomes after Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) vs. Standard of Care Treatments in the Oligometastatic Setting: A Secondary Analysis of the SABR-COMET Randomized Trial. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, published ahead of print.
PARK, J.H., et al, 2019. Pre-operative, biopsy-based assessment of the tumour microenvironment in patients with primary operable colorectal cancer. The Journal of Pathology.Clinical Research, published ahead of print.
SALMOND, J.M., 2019. Pathology of tumours of the kidney and urinary tract. Surgery (United Kingdom), 37(9), pp. 481-486.
TWELVES, C., et al, 2019. A phase 1b/2, open-label, dose-escalation, and dose-confirmation study of eribulin mesilate in combination with capecitabine. British journal of cancer, 120(6), pp. 579-586.
WILSON M., et al, 2019. Primary leptomeningeal B-cell lymphoma. British journal of haematology, published ahead of print.
ABU-ARAFEH, I., 2019. Primary stabbing headache: the need for a definition for children and adolescents. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, published ahead of print.
ALYAHYA, W., et al, 2019. Donated human milk use and subsequent feeding pattern in neonatal units. International Breastfeeding Journal, 14, pp. 39.
BROWN, K.L., et al, 2019. What are the important morbidities associated with paediatric cardiac surgery? A mixed methods study. BMJ Open, 9(9), pp. e028533.
FOSTER, M.T., et al, 2019. Dermal sinus tracts. BMJ, 366, pp. 5202.
HARRIS R.E., et al, 2019. Using A Steroid-Sparing Tool In Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease To Evaluate Steroid Use and Dependency. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, published ahead of print.
HARRIS R.E., et al, 2019. Congenital chloride-losing diarrhoea and Crohn's disease: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Frontline Gastroenterology, published ahead of print.
JAMISON A., et al, 2019. Establishing a pediatric ophthalmology service in Malawi: Developments in childhood cataract surgery. Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology, 26(2), pp. 77-82.
JAMISON, A., et al, 2019. Surgical intervention for paediatric blepharoptosis: a 6-year case series. International ophthalmology, 39(9), pp. 1931-1938.
KASKI J.P., et al, 2019. Development of a Novel Risk Prediction Model for Sudden Cardiac Death in Childhood Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM Risk-Kids). JAMA Cardiology, 4(9), pp. 918-927.
OKHOVAT, S., et al, 2019. Validation of Animal Models for Simulation Training in Pediatric Laryngotracheal Reconstruction. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, published ahead of print.
PATEL N., et al, 2019. Ventricular Dysfunction is a Critical Determinant of Mortality in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, published ahead of print.
SPENTZOU G., et al, 2019. Virtual clinics for follow-up of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators in children. Cardiology in the young, published ahead of print.
WIGHTMAN, S., et al, 2019. A review of the use of supraglottic airways in neonates for use during interhospital transfer. Early human development, published ahead of print.
Patient Care and Quality Improvement
ALVAREZ-MADRAZO, S., et al, 2019. Discontinuation, persistence and adherence to subcutaneous biologics delivered via a homecare route to Scottish adults with rheumatic diseases: a retrospective study. BMJ Open, 9(9), pp. e027059.
HART R., et al, 2019. The prevalence of suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia in Scottish intensive care units. Journal of the Intensive Care Society, published ahead of print.
LI B., et al, 2019. Equity-efficiency trade-offs associated with alternative approaches to deceased donor kidney allocation: a patient-level simulation. Transplantation, published ahead of print.
SOBANSKI P.Z., et al, 2019. Palliative Care for people living with heart failure - European Association for Palliative Care Task Force expert position statement. Cardiovascular research, published ahead of print.
FORSYTH P., et al, 2019. A competency framework for clinical pharmacists and heart failure. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 27(5), pp. 424-435.
MACFARLANE A.D., et al, 2019. On-call pharmacy services: A perspective from the Royal Alexandra Hospital (NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde) and comparison with NHS Tayside, Scotland. European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, published ahead of print.
MOIR, L. and FORSYTH, P., 2019. Opportunities for practice nurses when managing heart failure. Practice Nursing, 30(9), pp. 424-429.
PRIMHAK, R. and GIBSON, N., 2019. Workplace-based assessment: how to use case-based discussion as a formative assessment. Breathe, 15(3), pp. 163-166.
Rehabilitation and Assessment
MCPEAKE, J.M., et al, 2019. Exploring Patients' Goals Within the Intensive Care Unit Rehabilitation Setting. American Journal of Critical Care, 28(5), pp. 393-400.
STEPHENS, G., et al, 2019. Greater trochanteric pain syndrome in the UK National Health Service: A multicentre service evaluation. Musculoskeletal Care, published ahead of print.
Surgery and Anaesthetics
ALLAM, M.S., et al, 2019. The use of the V-Care laparoscopic uterine manipulator to facilitate total abdominal hysterectomy: a novel approach and case-series. Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, published ahead of print.
COOPER, K., et al, 2019. Laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy versus endometrial ablation for women with heavy menstrual bleeding (HEALTH): a parallel-group, open-label, randomised controlled trial. Lancet, published ahead of print.
HO M.W., et al, 2019. Results of flap reconstruction: categorisation to reflect outcomes and process in the management of head and neck defects. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, published ahead of print.
KARIM, S.S., et al, 2019. Role of endoscopic management in synthetic sling/mesh erosion following previous incontinence surgery: a systematic review from European Association of Urologists Young Academic Urologists (YAU) and Uro-technology (ESUT) groups. International Urogynecology Journal, published ahead of print.
MCILVEEN, E.C., et al, 2019. A prospective cohort study characterising patients declined emergency laparotomy: survival in the 'NoLap' population. Anaesthesia, published ahead of print.
SOBTI, M.M., et al, 2019. Unwrapped hydroxyapatite orbital implants: our experience in 347 cases. Eye, published ahead of print.