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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29232472/harmonising-clinical-trials-within-the-gynecologic-cancer-intergroup-consensus-and-unmet-needs-from-the-fifth-ovarian-cancer-consensus-conference
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M A Bookman, A Okamoto, G Stuart, N Yanaihara, D Aoki, M Bacon, K Fujiwara, A González-Martín, P Harter, J W Kim, J Ledermann, E Pujade-Lauraine, M Quinn, K Ochiai
The Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup (GCIG) Fifth Ovarian Cancer Consensus Conference (OCCC) was held in Tokyo, Japan from 7 to 9 November 2015. It provided international consensus on 15 important questions in 4 topic areas, which were generated in accordance with the mission statement to establish 'International Consensus for Designing Better Clinical Trials'. The methodology for obtaining consensus was previously established and followed during the Fifth OCCC. All 29 clinical trial groups of GCIG participated in program development and deliberations...
November 1, 2017: Annals of Oncology: Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29226832/the-current-treatment-landscape-of-irritable-bowel-syndrome-in-adults-in-hong-kong-consensus-statements
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J Cy Wu, A Oo Chan, Y W Chan, G Cl Cheung, T K Cheung, A Cp Kwan, V Ks Leung, A Dp Mak, W C Sze, R Wong
OBJECTIVE: The estimated prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome in Hong Kong is 6.6%. With the increasing availability of pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments, the Hong Kong Advisory Council on Irritable Bowel Syndrome has developed a set of consensus statements intended to serve as local recommendations for clinicians about diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome. PARTICIPANTS: A multidisciplinary group of clinicians constituting the Hong Kong Advisory Council on Irritable Bowel Syndrome-seven gastroenterologists, one clinical psychologist, one psychiatrist, and one nutritionist-convened on 20 April 2017 in Hong Kong...
December 2017: Hong Kong Medical Journal, Xianggang Yi Xue za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29220554/assessment-of-dietary-sodium-intake-using-a-food-frequency-questionnaire-and-24-hour-urinary-sodium-excretion-a-systematic-literature-review
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Rachael M McLean, Victoria L Farmer, Alice Nettleton, Claire M Cameron, Nancy R Cook, Norman R C Campbell
Food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) are often used to assess dietary sodium intake, although 24-hour urinary excretion is the most accurate measure of intake. The authors conducted a systematic review to investigate whether FFQs are a reliable and valid way of measuring usual dietary sodium intake. Results from 18 studies are described in this review, including 16 validation studies. The methods of study design and analysis varied widely with respect to FFQ instrument, number of 24-hour urine collections collected per participant, methods used to assess completeness of urine collections, and statistical analysis...
December 2017: Journal of Clinical Hypertension
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29208508/scientific-evidence-on-the-links-between-periodontal-diseases-and-diabetes-consensus-report-and-guidelines-of-the-joint-workshop-on-periodontal-diseases-and-by-the-international-diabetes-federation-and-the-european-federation-of-periodontology
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Mariano Sanz, Antonio Ceriello, Martin Buysschaert, Iain Chapple, Ryan T Demmer, Filippo Graziani, David Herrera, Søren Jepsen, Luca Lione, Phoebus Madianos, Manu Mathur, Eduard Montanya, Lior Shapira, Maurizio Tonetti, Daniel Vegh
BACKGROUND: Diabetes and periodontitis are chronic non-communicable diseases independently associated with mortality and have a bidirectional relationship. AIMS: To update the evidence for their epidemiological and mechanistic associations and re-examine the impact of effective periodontal therapy upon metabolic control (glycated haemoglobin, HbA1C). EPIDEMIOLOGY: There is strong evidence that people with periodontitis have elevated risk for dysglycaemia and insulin resistance...
December 2, 2017: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29193359/consensus-statement-on-the-classification-of-tremors-from-the-task-force-on-tremor-of-the-international-parkinson-and-movement-disorder-society
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Kailash P Bhatia, Peter Bain, Nin Bajaj, Rodger J Elble, Mark Hallett, Elan D Louis, Jan Raethjen, Maria Stamelou, Claudia M Testa, Guenther Deuschl
BACKGROUND: Consensus criteria for classifying tremor disorders were published by the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society in 1998. Subsequent advances with regard to essential tremor, tremor associated with dystonia, and other monosymptomatic and indeterminate tremors make a significant revision necessary. OBJECTIVES: Convene an international panel of experienced investigators to review the definition and classification of tremor. METHODS: Computerized MEDLINE searches in January 2013 and 2015 were conducted using a combination of text words and MeSH terms: "tremor", "tremor disorders", "essential tremor", "dystonic tremor", and "classification" limited to human studies...
November 30, 2017: Movement Disorders: Official Journal of the Movement Disorder Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29191647/defining-and-identifying-concepts-of-medication-literacy-an-international-perspective
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Annie Pouliot, Régis Vaillancourt, Danielle Stacey, Philippe Suter
BACKGROUND: Multiple concepts to define health literacy in the context of medication use exist, such as medication literacy, pharmacotherapy literacy, pharmacy health literacy; however, no studies have looked at consensus among experts internationally. METHOD: A Delphi process was used to achieve consensus on the statements about medication literacy. Experts for the Delphi were selected from a review of the literature and suggestions from an international survey conducted with members of the International Pharmaceutical Federation on medication literacy...
November 8, 2017: Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy: RSAP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29191513/international-consensus-on-definition-and-criteria-of-borderline-resectable-pancreatic-ductal-adenocarcinoma-2017
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Shuji Isaji, Shugo Mizuno, John A Windsor, Claudio Bassi, Carlos Fernández-Del Castillo, Thilo Hackert, Aoi Hayasaki, Matthew H G Katz, Sun-Whe Kim, Masashi Kishiwada, Hirohisa Kitagawa, Christoph W Michalski, Christopher L Wolfgang
This statement was developed to promote international consensus on the definition of borderline resectable pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (BR-PDAC) which was adopted by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) in 2006, but which has changed yearly and become more complicated. Based on a symposium held during the 20th meeting of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) in Sendai, Japan, in 2016, the presenters sought consensus on issues related to BR-PDAC. We defined patients with BR-PDAC according to the three distinct dimensions: anatomical (A), biological (B), and conditional (C)...
November 22, 2017: Pancreatology: Official Journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29179384/guidelines-for-the-management-of-traumatic-dental-injuries-3-injuries-in-the-primary-dentition
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Barbro Malmgren, Jens O Andreasen, Marie Therese Flores, Agneta Robertson, Anthony J DiAngelis, Lars Andersson, Giacomo Cavalleri, Nestor Cohenca, Peter Day, Morris Lamar Hicks, Olle Malmgren, Alex J Moule, Juan Onetto, Mitsuhiro Tsukiboshi
Traumatic injuries to the primary dentition present special problems and the management is often different as compared with the permanent dentition. The International Association of Dental Traumatology (IADT) has developed a consensus statement after a review of the dental literature and group discussions. Experienced researchers and clinicians from various specialities were included in the task group. In cases where the data did not appear conclusive, recommendations were based on the consensus opinion or majority decision of the task group...
September 15, 2017: Pediatric Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29179383/guidelines-for-the-management-of-traumatic-dental-injuries-2-avulsion-of-permanent-teeth
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Lars Andersson, Jens O Andreasen, Peter Day, Geoffrey Heithersay, Martin Trope, Anthony J DiAngelis, David J Kenny, Asgeir Sigurdsson, Cecilia Bourguignon, Marie Therese Flores, Morris Lamar Hicks, Antonio R Lenzi, Barbro Malmgren, Alex J Moule, Mitsuhiro Tsukiboshi
Avulsion of permanent teeth is one of the most serious dental injuries, and a prompt and correct emergency management is very important for the prognosis. The International Association of Dental Traumatology (IADT) has developed a consensus statement after a review of the dental literature and group discussions. Experienced researchers and clinicians from various specialties were included in the task group. The guidelines represent the current best evidence and practice based on literature research and professionals' opinion...
September 15, 2017: Pediatric Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29179382/guidelines-for-the-management-of-traumatic-dental-injuries-1-fractures-and-luxations-of-permanent-teeth
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Anthony J Diangelis, Jens O Andreasen, Kurt A Ebeleseder, David J Kenny, Martin Trope, Asgeir Sigurdsson, Lars Andersson, Cecilia Bourguignon, Marie Therese Flores, Morris Lamar Hicks, Antonio R Lenzi, Barbro Malmgren, Alex J Moule, Yango Pohl, Mitsuhiro Tsukiboshi
Traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) of permanent teeth occur frequently in children and young adults. Crown fractures and luxations are the most commonly occurring of all dental injuries. Proper diagnosis, treatment planning and followup are important for improving a favorable outcome. Guidelines should assist dentists and patients in decision making and for providing the best care effectively and efficiently. The International Association of Dental Traumatology (IADT) has developed a consensus statement after a review of the dental literature and group discussions...
September 15, 2017: Pediatric Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29171499/-treatment-of-spasticity-after-traumatic-brain-injury-in-children-the-role-of-botulinum-toxin-therapy
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O A Klochkova, A L Kurenkov, N A Mamontova
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the main reasons of death and disability in children and adolescents in Russia and abroad. Spasticity is a frequent outcome of the TBI that influences on the rehabilitation prognosis, degree of movement disorders and quality of life after trauma. Early spasticity correction and complex rehabilitation lead to the optimal recovery and prevent secondary complications. This review presents the current data about the prognostic role of the spasticity in children after TBI, methods of its correction and their scientific evidence...
2017: Zhurnal Nevrologii i Psikhiatrii Imeni S.S. Korsakova
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29149644/assessing-the-risk-of-laparoscopic-morcellation-of-occult-uterine-sarcomas-during-hysterectomy-and-myomectomy-literature-review-and-the-isge-recommendations
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Ornella Sizzi, Lucia Manganaro, Alfonso Rossetti, Matteo Saldari, Giuseppe Florio, Alessandro Loddo, Robert Zurawin, Bruno van Herendael, Dusan Djokovic
OBJECTIVE: This project of the International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy (ISGE) had the objective to review the literature and provide recommendations on the occult sarcoma risk assessment in patients who are candidates for minimally invasive gynecological surgery involving intra-abdominal electromechanical tissue morcellation. STUDY DESIGN: The ISGE Task Force for Estimation of the Risk in Endoscopic Morcellation initially defined key topics and clinical questions which may guide a comprehensive preoperative patient assessment...
November 7, 2017: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29136328/organ-preservation-in-rectal-cancer-a-synopsis-of-current-guidelines
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W A A Borstlap, S E van Oostendorp, C E L Klaver, D Hahnloser, C Cunningham, E Rullier, W A Bemelman, J B Tuynman, P J Tanis
BACKGROUND: The high morbidity associated with radical resection for rectal cancer is an incentive for surgeons to adopt strategies aimed at organ preservation, particularly for early disease. There are a number of different approaches to achieve this. In this study we have collated current national and international guidelines to produce a synopsis to support this changing practice. METHODS: The databases PubMed, Embase, Trip database, national guideline clearinghouse, BMJ Best practice were interrogated...
November 14, 2017: Colorectal Disease: the Official Journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29114235/biofunctional-understanding-and-conceptual-control-searching-for-systematic-consensus-in-systemic-cohesion
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Asghar Iran-Nejad, Fareed Bordbar
For first generation scientists after the cognitive revolution, knowers were in active control over all (stages of) information processing. Then, following a decade of transition shaped by intense controversy, embodied cognition emerged and suggested sources of control other than those implied by metaphysical information processing. With a thematic focus on embodiment science and an eye toward systematic consensus in systemic cohesion, the present study explores the roles of biofunctional and conceptual control processes in the wholetheme spiral of biofunctional understanding (see Iran-Nejad and Irannejad, 2017b, Figure 1)...
2017: Frontiers in Psychology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29109118/evidence-based-framework-for-a-pathomechanical-model-of-patellofemoral-pain-2017-patellofemoral-pain-consensus-statement-from-the-4th-international-patellofemoral-pain-research-retreat-manchester-uk-part-3
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Christopher M Powers, Erik Witvrouw, Irene S Davis, Kay M Crossley
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December 2017: British Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29106872/design-and-validation-of-key-text-messages-tonsil-text-to-me-to-improve-parent-and-child-perioperative-tonsillectomy-experience-a-modified-delphi-study
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Jin Soo A Song, Lori Wozney, Jill Chorney, Stacey L Ishman, Paul Hong
OBJECTIVE: Parents can struggle while providing perioperative tonsillectomy care for their children at home. Short message service (SMS) technology is an accessible and direct modality to communicate timely, evidence-based recommendations to parents across the perioperative period. This study focused on validating a SMS protocol, Tonsil-Text-To-Me (TTTM), for parents of children undergoing tonsillectomy. METHODS: This study used a modified Delphi expert consensus method...
November 2017: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29106653/the-berlin-international-consensus-meeting-on-concussion-in-sport
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Gavin A Davis, Richard G Ellenbogen, Julian Bailes, Robert C Cantu, Karen M Johnston, Geoffrey T Manley, Shinji Nagahiro, Allen Sills, Charles H Tator, Paul McCrory
The Fifth International Conference on Concussion in Sport was held in Berlin in October 2016. A series of 12 questions and subquestions was developed and the expert panel members were required to perform a systematic review to answer each question. Following presentation at the Berlin meeting of the systematic review, poster abstracts and audience discussion, the summary Consensus Statement was produced. Further, a series of tools for the management of sport-related concussion was developed, including the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool Fifth edition (SCAT5), the Child SCAT5, and the Concussion Recognition Tool Fifth edition...
June 30, 2017: Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098696/recommendations-for-undergraduate-medical-electives-a-uk-consensus-statement
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Connie Wiskin, Michael Barrett, Birgit Fruhstorfer, Matthias L Schmid
INTRODUCTION: Many doctors, across grades and specialities, supervise or advise students and juniors undertaking elective placements. Electives form part of medical curricula on a worldwide scale. The Medical Schools Council (MSC) Electives Committee in the UK identified a gap in the current literature in relation to provision of comprehensive recommendations for the design and management of undergraduate elective programmes. Electives afford many known benefits for medical and other health care students, but the context, and risks (impacting potentially on patient, public and student well-being) are usually different from those associated with 'home' clinical placements...
November 2, 2017: Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29064908/the-southampton-consensus-guidelines-for-laparoscopic-liver-surgery-from-indication-to-implementation
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Mohammad Abu Hilal, Luca Aldrighetti, Ibrahim Dagher, Bjorn Edwin, Roberto Ivan Troisi, Ruslan Alikhanov, Somaiah Aroori, Giulio Belli, Marc Besselink, Javier Briceno, Brice Gayet, Mathieu D'Hondt, Mickael Lesurtel, Krishna Menon, Peter Lodge, Fernando Rotellar, Julio Santoyo, Olivier Scatton, Olivier Soubrane, Robert Sutcliffe, Ronald Van Dam, Steve White, Mark Christopher Halls, Federica Cipriani, Marcel Van der Poel, Ruben Ciria, Leonid Barkhatov, Yrene Gomez-Luque, Sira Ocana-Garcia, Andrew Cook, Joseph Buell, Pierre-Alain Clavien, Christos Dervenis, Giuseppe Fusai, David Geller, Hauke Lang, John Primrose, Mark Taylor, Thomas Van Gulik, Go Wakabayashi, Horacio Asbun, Daniel Cherqui
OBJECTIVE: The European Guidelines Meeting on Laparoscopic Liver Surgery was held in Southampton on February 10 and 11, 2017 with the aim of presenting and validating clinical practice guidelines for laparoscopic liver surgery. BACKGROUND: The exponential growth of laparoscopic liver surgery in recent years mandates the development of clinical practice guidelines to direct the speciality's continued safe progression and dissemination. METHODS: A unique approach to the development of clinical guidelines was adopted...
October 23, 2017: Annals of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29064866/-recognize-and-remove-a-universal-principle-for-the-management-of-sports-injuries
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Colin W Fuller
OBJECTIVE: To identify the locations and types of injury that result in players not being immediately removed from the field of play when injured and to quantify the magnitude of the situation. DESIGN: Prospective cohort epidemiological study with definitions and procedures compliant with the international consensus statement for studies in rugby. SETTING: Sevens World Series (SWS) (2008-2016) and Rugby World Cup (RWC) (2007, 2011, 2015). PARTICIPANTS: Players from 17 countries taking part in the SWS and 22 countries taking part in the RWC...
October 20, 2017: Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine: Official Journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine
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