Recent updates

  • 31 Oct 2017 PECARN head injury decision rule has high sensitivity for identifying children with clinically important traumatic brain injury Topic: Evaluation of traumatic brain injury, acute
  • 11 Oct 2017 Landmark cohort study on long-term antiplatelet treatment use in over-75s (post myocardial infarction/stroke/TIA) and risk of major GI bleeding Topic: Transient ischemic attack
  • 05 Oct 2017 Most adults presenting in primary care with chest pain not given a firm diagnosis on first assessment Topic: Evaluation of chest pain
  • 02 Oct 2017 New drug therapies recommended for the treatment of hepatitis C Topic: Hepatitis C
  • 28 Sep 2017 First-line monotherapy in children with generalized tonic-clonic seizures with or without other generalized seizure types Topic: Generalized seizures in children
  • 28 Sep 2017 Revised operational classification of seizure types and epilepsies by the International League Against Epilepsy Topic: Generalized seizures in children
  • 18 Sep 2017 Revised "Operational classification of seizure types by the International League Against Epilepsy" Topic: Absence seizures
  • 15 Sep 2017 First-line monotherapy in children and adults with generalized tonic-clonic seizures with or without other generalized seizure types Topic: Generalized seizures
  • 13 Sep 2017 First-line monotherapy in children and adults with focal-onset seizures or generalized tonic-clonic seizures with or without other generalized seizure types Topic: Focal seizures
  • 08 Sep 2017 RCT casts doubt on value of focused abdominal sonography for trauma (FAST) in hemodynamically stable children with blunt torso trauma Topic: Evaluation of abdominal pain in children
  • 08 Sep 2017 Revised "Operational classification of seizure types by the International League Against Epilepsy" Topic: Generalized seizures
  • 08 Sep 2017 Revised "Operational classification of seizure types by the International League Against Epilepsy" Topic: Focal seizures
  • 05 Sep 2017 Landmark cohort study on long-term antiplatelet treatment use in over-75s (post MI/stroke/TIA) and risk of major GI bleeding Topic: Hemorrhagic stroke
  • 30 Aug 2017 US recommends cholera vaccine for adult travelers Topic: Cholera
  • 30 Aug 2017 Cholera outbreak in Yemen Topic: Cholera
  • 03 Aug 2017 Updated CDC guidance on Zika infection in pregnancy Topic: Zika virus infection
  • 25 Jul 2017 New analysis shows trastuzumab survival benefit Topic: Metastatic breast cancer
  • 01 Jul 2017 UK guidance from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on avoiding valproate in girls and women of childbearing potential Topic: Schizophrenia
  • 01 Jul 2017 Emerging evidence suggests that glucose homeostasis may already be altered at disease onset in schizophrenia Topic: Schizophrenia
  • 01 Jul 2017 The selective mixed estrogen agonist/antagonist raloxifene shows promise as an adjunctive treatment for treatment-resistant schizophrenia in women Topic: Schizophrenia
  • 23 Jun 2017 New US guideline on treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis Topic: Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • 20 Jun 2017 2017 guideline on the evaluation and management of patients with syncope Topic: Evaluation of syncope
  • 19 Jun 2017 Updated management parameters for pregnant women with thyroid disease Topic: Primary hypothyroidism
  • 15 Jun 2017 Updated international guidance on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of COPD Topic: COPD
  • 09 Jun 2017 Intravenous infusion of erythromycin before endoscopy in patients with nonvariceal upper GI bleed Topic: Evaluation of upper GI bleed
  • 07 Jun 2017 Updated US HPV immunization schedule for adolescents Topic: Genital warts
  • 06 Jun 2017 Updated Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines Topic: Sepsis in adults
  • 06 Jun 2017 UK guidelines from NICE on spondyloarthritis in over 16s Topic: Evaluation of back pain
  • 06 Jun 2017 UK guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on low back pain and sciatica in over 16s Topic: Evaluation of back pain
  • 06 Jun 2017 qSOFA may be inferior to other bedside early warning scores Topic: Sepsis in adults