Am J Bioeth 2019 Apr;19(4):81-82
b St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Psychooncology 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.
Queensland University of Technology, Cancer and Palliative Care Outcomes Centre, Kelvin Grove, QLD, Australia.
Objective: To evaluate the feasibility of implementing an integrated multicomponent survivorship care model for men affected by prostate cancer.Methods: Using a single arm prospective cohort study design, men with prostate cancer were recruited from two regional public hospitals in Australia for a 6-month program that provided information and decision support, exercise and nutrition management, specialised clinical support, and practical support through localised and central care coordination. Carers of the men were also invited to the program. Read More
Surgeon 2021 May 8. Epub 2021 May 8.
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Electronic address:
Background: Consent is an important component of surgical care. Poorly attempted consent bears significant ethical and legal implications. We assessed the effectiveness of handouts in improving postoperative consent understanding and recall compared to standard verbal consent during laparoscopic cholecystectomy as a tool that may improve information retention and leads to better treatment satisfaction. Read More
Lancet 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta GA, USA.
Background: Molecular imaging is increasingly used to guide treatment decisions and planning in prostate cancer. We aimed to evaluate the role of F-fluciclovine-PET/CT in improving cancer control compared with conventional imaging (bone scan and either CT or MRI) alone for salvage postprostatectomy radiotherapy.Methods: In EMPIRE-1, a single-centre, open-label, phase 2/3 randomised controlled trial, patients with prostate cancer with detectable PSA after prostatectomy and negative conventional imaging (no extrapelvic or bone findings) were randomly assigned in a 1:1 ratio to radiotherapy directed by conventional imaging alone or to conventional imaging plus F-fluciclovine-PET/CT. Read More
Acute Med Surg 2021 Jan-Dec;8(1):e658. Epub 2021 May 1.
Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine University of Tsukuba Hospital Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan.
Aim: During chest compressions (CCs), the hand position at the lower half of the sternum is not strictly maintained, unlike depth or rate. This study was conducted to determine whether medical staff could adequately push at a marked location on the lower half of the sternum, identify where the inappropriate hand position was shifted to, and correct the inappropriate hand position.Methods: This simulation-based, prospective single-center study enrolled 44 medical personnel. Read More
Acute Med Surg 2021 Jan-Dec;8(1):e651. Epub 2021 May 1.
Department of Emergency, Critical Care and Disaster Medicine Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences Okayama Japan.
Aim: Although uncommon, medical emergencies arise in general dental practice. Inadequate data on their severity and frequency makes targeting medical education for general dental practitioners difficult. This also makes planning for unexpected events challenging for practitioners and makes collaborating with emergency physicians burdensome. Read More