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An analysis of statistical terminology applied in emergency medicine literature methods.

Am J Emerg Med 2022 Jun 8;58:251-254. Epub 2022 Jun 8.

University of Louisville, Department of Emergency Medicine, USA.

Introduction: Given the importance of understanding methodical reporting and statistical terminology in ensuring evidence-based decision-making, physicians should possess statistical literacy. The purpose of this study was to distinguish statistical terminology commonly used in emergency medicine methods and describe changes in statistical methods from 2011 to 2021.

Methods: The research team chose four journals in emergency medicine widely read and clinically relevant: Academic Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Annals of Emergency Medicine, and Journal of Emergency Medicine. Read More

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Reporting of Statistical Inference in Abstracts of Major Cancer Journals, 1990 to 2020.

JAMA Netw Open 2022 Jun 1;5(6):e2218337. Epub 2022 Jun 1.

Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany.

Importance: Since the 1990s, reporting guidelines have developed that uniformly require authors to report a measure of precision (confidence intervals [CIs]) in addition to effect size.

Objective: To investigate the time trend of statistical inference and statistical reporting style in abstracts of major cancer journals.

Design, Setting, And Participants: This cross-sectional study reviewed all abstracts published between January 1, 1990, and December 31, 2020, in 10 high-ranking cancer journals (Lancet Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cancer Discovery, Cancer Cell, JAMA Oncology, Annals of Oncology, Molecular Cancer, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, and Trends in Cancer) using a previously validated computerized algorithm to search the PubMed database. Read More

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HIV Dementia: A Bibliometric Analysis and Brief Review of the Top 100 Cited Articles.

Cureus 2022 May 19;14(5):e25148. Epub 2022 May 19.

Physical Therapy, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, IND.

Dementia is a syndrome of cognitive impairment that affects an individual's ability to live independently. The number of people living with dementia worldwide in 2015 was estimated at 47.47 million. Read More

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Welcome to New Delhi, the nerve center of India.

Authors:
Sanjeev V Thomas

Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2008 Oct;11(Suppl 2):S119

Editor, Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology.

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Web Exclusive. Annals On Call - Time for a Bisphosphonate Holiday?

Ann Intern Med 2022 06;175(6):OC1

Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, Rhode Island, and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (K.N.H.).

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Web Exclusive. Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in COVID-19: Making Sense of the Evidence.

Ann Intern Med 2022 06;175(6):HO2-HO3

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (G.D.B.).

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Web Exclusive. Annals Consult Guys - Frailty: Its Role as a Risk Factor in Surgery.

Ann Intern Med 2022 06;175(6):CG1

Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (H.H.W., G.J.M.).

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To tweet or not to tweet in otorhinolaryngology, that is the question.

Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis 2022 Jun 15. Epub 2022 Jun 15.

ORL-Mag, Société Française d'Otorhinolaryngologie, 26, rue Lalo, 75016 Paris, France.

Objective: To describe the scientific medical literature devoted to the various interactions between otorhinolaryngology (ORL) and social networks.

Material And Methods: A literature search, conducted on December 15, 2021, using the search engine of the United States National Library of Medicine (PubMed) and the key-words "otorhinolaryngology", "social network", and "Twitter", retrieved 321 articles for which Abstracts were read for selection of articles with qualitative and quantitative data regarding the various relationships between ORL and social media.

Results: Forty-four articles were selected and analyzed. Read More

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Synovial fibroblasts as potential drug targets in rheumatoid arthritis, where do we stand and where shall we go?

Ann Rheum Dis 2022 Jun 17. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine, Medical Faculty of the Westphalian Wilhelm University, Münster, Germany.

Fibroblast-like synoviocytes or synovial fibroblasts (FLS) are important cellular components of the inner layer of the joint capsule, referred to as the synovial membrane. They can be found in both layers of this synovial membrane and contribute to normal joint function by producing extracellular matrix components and lubricants. However, under inflammatory conditions like in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), they may start to proliferate, undergo phenotypical changes and become central elements in the perpetuation of inflammation through their direct and indirect destructive functions. Read More

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Interactive effects of maternal exposure to chemical fertilizer and socio-economic status on the risk of low birth weight.

BMC Public Health 2022 Jun 16;22(1):1206. Epub 2022 Jun 16.

Department of Andrology, School of Medicine, Jinling Hospital, Nanjing University, No.305, East Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, 210002, Jiangsu, China.

Background: Maternal exposure to chemical fertilizer and disadvantaged maternal socio-economic status (SES) have been found to associate with increased risk of low birth weight (LBW). However, whether the two factors would interact to elevate the risk of LBW remains unknown. The present study aimed to explore the interactive effects of maternal exposure to chemical fertilizer during pregnancy and low SES on the risk of term LBW (tLBW). Read More

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Use of pragmatic and explanatory trial designs in acute care research: lessons from COVID-19.

Lancet Respir Med 2022 Jun 13. Epub 2022 Jun 13.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA; Geriatric Research, Education,and Clinical Center, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN, USA.

Unique challenges arise when conducting trials to evaluate therapies already in common clinical use, including difficulty enrolling patients owing to widespread open-label use of trial therapies and the need for large sample sizes to detect small but clinically meaningful treatment effects. Despite numerous successes in trials evaluating novel interventions such as vaccines, traditional explanatory trials have struggled to provide definitive answers to time-sensitive questions for acutely ill patients with COVID-19. Pragmatic trials, which can increase efficiency by allowing some or all trial procedures to be embedded into clinical care, are increasingly proposed as a means to evaluate therapies that are in common clinical use. Read More

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Comparison of Relative Value Units and 30-Day Outcomes Between Primary and Revision Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery.

Clin Spine Surg 2022 Jun 7. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Queens, NY.

Study Design: Retrospective cohort study.

Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the relative value units (RVUs) and 30-day outcomes between primary and revision pediatric spinal deformity (PSD) surgery.

Summary Of Background Data: PSD surgery is frequently complicated by the need for reoperation. Read More

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Web Exclusive. Annals Graphic Medicine - Swanorexia.

Authors:
Rea Yoh

Ann Intern Med 2022 06 14;175(6):W67-W68. Epub 2022 Jun 14.

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (R.Y.).

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Sophocles and the Wound of Philoctetes.

Ann Plast Surg 2022 06;88(5 Suppl 5):S519-S522

From the Annals of Plastic Surgery, Madison, MS.

Abstract: The dramatic story of the Greek hero Philoctetes encompasses a psychological concept of healing and a chronic wound that can be understood as a chronically infected traumatic pseudoaneurysm. Read More

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Teachers: 2021 Upchurch Lecture.

Ann Plast Surg 2022 Jun;88(5 Suppl 5):S392-S402

From the Annals of Plastic Surgery, Madison, MS.

Abstract: Examples of influential teachings are drawn from the 6 decades of a single surgeon's education. Read More

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Web Exclusive. Annals On Call - Intravenous Iron: Rarely a Cause of Anaphylaxis.

Ann Intern Med 2022 06 7;175(6):OC1. Epub 2022 Jun 7.

Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Treatment Science, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, Department of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, and Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health, Piscataway, New Jersey (S.S.).

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Sex differences in authorship in cardiothoracic surgery during the early coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

JTCVS Open 2022 May 13. Epub 2022 May 13.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Toronto General Hospital and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Objectives: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic negatively impacted cardiothoracic (CT) surgery, with changes in clinical, academic, and personal responsibilities. We hypothesized that the pandemic may disproportionately impact female academic CT surgeons, accentuating preexisting sex disparities. This study assessed sex differences in authorship of 2 major CT surgery journals during the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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Anatomical journals as publication platforms for dental research.

Ann Anat 2022 May 27;244:151960. Epub 2022 May 27.

Department of Prosthodontics, Gerodontology and Biomaterials, University of Greifswald, Germany.

For the benefit of medical and dental patients, there is a great need for international knowledge exchange, intensive cooperation between basic science and clinical experience and the integration of new research results into everyday practice. Equally important, however, is the interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge between medical professionals, dentists and researchers. So far, it has been more of a standard that certain disciplines, such as anatomy, cell biology, urology, dentistry, etc. Read More

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Quality Improvement to Engage General Pediatrics in Reducing Inaccurate Penicillin Allergy Labels.

Acad Pediatr 2022 May 26. Epub 2022 May 26.

Center for Clinical Excellence Nationwide Children's Hospital 700 Children's Drive Columbus, OH 43205.

Objective: To remove inaccurate penicillin allergy labels in the general pediatric clinic setting.

Methods: From October 2017 through December 2021, this collaborative, quality improvement project used education, feedback, electronic health record alerts, and the introduction of oral amoxicillin challenges in a general pediatric clinic setting with the primary aim of decreasing the proportion of penicillin allergy labeled patients. Control charts were used to track the relationship between interventions and improvements in referral rates to allergy clinic, removal of the allergy label at clinic visits and the overall proportion of clinic patients labeled as PCN allergic. Read More

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Keys for successful publication in Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis: A STROBE analysis of peer reviews of articles submitted in 2020-2021.

Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis 2022 May 27. Epub 2022 May 27.

European Annals of Otohinolaryngology Head & Neck Diseases, Elsevier, 65, rue Camille-Desmoulins, 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France; Service d'otorhinolaryngologie et de chirurgie cervico-faciale, université de Lorraine, hôpitaux de Brabois, rue du Morvan, 54511 Vandœuvre-les-Nancy, France.

Objective: To evaluate reviewing and editorial decision for articles submitted to the European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Diseases.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective analysis was made of reviewers' comments on 1,133 scientific articles (700 original articles, 96 literature reviews, and 337 case reports), originating from 69 countries, consecutively submitted on-line between January 1st, 2020 and December 31st, 2021. The main objective was to document the acceptance rate and decision time. Read More

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Annals On Call - Monkeypox: Should We Worry About Another Pandemic?

Ann Intern Med 2022 May 31:OC1. Epub 2022 May 31.

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Baltimore, Maryland (A.A.).

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The Potential Health Benefit of Coffee: Does a Spoonful of Sugar Make It All Go Away?

Authors:
Christina C Wee

Ann Intern Med 2022 May 31. Epub 2022 May 31.

Deputy Editor, Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Care of Patients With New, Continuing, or Recurring Symptoms After Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection.

Ann Intern Med 2022 May 27. Epub 2022 May 27.

Deputy Editor, Annals of Internal Medicine (D.C.).

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MRI lesions of the spine in patients with axial spondyloarthritis: an update of lesion definitions and validation by the ASAS MRI working group.

Ann Rheum Dis 2022 May 24. Epub 2022 May 24.

Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; CARE Arthritis, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Objectives: Spinal MRI is used to visualise lesions associated with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA). The ASAS MRI working group (WG) updated and validated the definitions for inflammatory and structural spinal lesions in the context of axSpA.

Methods: After review of the existing literature on all possible types of spinal MRI pathologies in axSpA, the group (12 rheumatologists and two radiologists) consented on the required revisions of lesion definitions compared with the existing nomenclature of 2012. Read More

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