Health news

15.07.19

UpToDate Practice Changing Update: Use TAVI in patients with aortic stenosis and low surgical risk

14.06.19

ICARUSS is superior to usual care in achieving best-practice recommendations for traditional risk factors, as well as behavioural and functional outcomes, in stroke survivors

30.05.19

Local recommendations for perioperative management of antihyperglycemic medication

08.05.19

Exercise prevents falls in older people living in the community

11.04.19

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – Cluster randomised trials

5.04.19

Clinical Practice Guideline for the management of Infantile Hemangiomas (aka strawberry birthmarks)

14.03.19

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS – The Timed Up and Go test

19.02.19

Glucocorticoids for croup in children

17.01.19

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – Network meta-analysis in health care decision making

20.12.18

Additional physical therapy services reduce length of stay and improve health outcomes in people with acute and subacute conditions

07.12.18

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy reduces the rate of major complications in high risk patients with acute cholecystitis – compared to percutaneous catheter drainage

22.11.18

CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE: Atraumatic vs. conventional needles for lumbar puncture

08.11.18

Assessing evidence quality: the GRADE approach

25.10.18

Effect of aspirin on cardiovascular events and bleeding in the healthy elderly: ASPREE clinical trials

11.09.18

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – Survival studies: competing risks, immortality & censoring

06.09.18

Increasing omega-6 fats reduces total serum cholesterol, but not other blood fat fractions or adiposity

28.08.18

Early, intense rehabilitation aids recovery after serious traumatic head injury

14.08.18

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS - Understanding statistical principles in linear and logistic regression

26.07.18

Fewer side-effects and similar benefits from shorter chemotherapy after bowel cancer surgery

12.07.18

In-hospital 24 hour delay before surgery not a risk factor for complications in patients with acute appendicitis

27.06.18

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS – Bedside cognitive assessment

08.06.18

Physiotherapy before abdominal surgery helps prevent pneumonia

22.05.18

Atraumatic needles reduce headaches following lumbar puncture

07.05.18

RANZCP clinical practice guidelines for mood disorders: Bipolar disorder summary

16.04.18

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – Guided by the research design: choosing the right statistical test

29.03.18

Stopping biological drugs for rheumatoid arthritis can lead to twice the relapse rate

15.03.18

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – Distributions and what to do when they are non-normal

28.02.18

Biological therapies for psoriasis do not increase serious infection risk

14.02.18

MJA CLINICAL SKILLS - Spirometry: key to the diagnosis of respiratory disorders

31.01.18

Local nerve blocks can improve outcomes for people with hip fracture

19.01.18

Using mesh does not improve results in vaginal prolapse surgery

21.12.17

Effects of cannabis among adults with chronic pain

11.12.17

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS - Statistical and clinical significance

28.11.17

Allied health professionals have an important role in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

16.11.17

Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing age-related macular degeneration

08.11.17

Improved Assessment of Chest pain Trial (IMPACT)

27.10.17

Clinical Practice Guideline: Laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign indications

09.10.17

Acupuncture effective for chronic pain in primary care

14.09.17

MJA RESEARCH SKILLS – Understanding statistical hypothesis tests and power