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SIGN Apps for iPhone and iPad http://itunes.com/apps/signguidelines, https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rootcreative.sign The SIGN app has recently been updated and now contains quick reference guides (QRGs) for:SIGN 136 Management of chronic pain SIGN 135 Management of epithelial ovarian cancer SIGN 134 Treatment of primary breast cancer SIGN 133 Management of hepatitis C The SIGN app has also had a complete re-design and now features:Optimisation for the latest operating systems Re-designed for improved legibility Send pdf button feature Split screen feature (ipad) Prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation: a guide for primary care http://www.sign.ac.uk/pdf/AF_publication.pdf This guide summarises the current evidence available to support the management of atrial fibrillation in primary care. The guide was developed by Healthcare Improvement Scotland by collating existing recent advice and guidance, including evidence-based guidelines and consensus recommendations for practice...
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: The Lancet Global HealthAuthor(s): Marc Arbyn, Elisabete Weiderpass, Laia Bruni, Silvia de Sanjosé, Mona Saraiya, Jacques Ferlay, Freddie BraySummaryBackgroundThe knowledge that persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the main cause of cervical cancer has resulted in the development of prophylactic vaccines to prevent HPV infection and HPV assays that detect nucleic acids of the virus. WHO has launched a Global Initiative to scale up preventive, screening, and treatment interventions to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem during th...
Publication date: Available online 4 December 2019Source: The Lancet Global HealthAuthor(s): Afsan Bhadelia
Young mothers face considerable challenges that can affect their mental health, with anxiety being one of the most common mental health problems observed in this population. Furthermore, pregnancy is one of the risk factors for intimate partner violence (I...
CONCLUSIONS: Both low and high Hgb levels were associated with an increased risk of death from various causes, and some diseases showed different patterns according to sex. PMID: 31795616 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSIONS: The validity of self-reported disease was lower than expected, especially in those who reported having been diagnosed with MI. Proper consideration is needed when using these self-reported data in further studies. PMID: 31795614 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSIONS: We confirmed a significant association between inconvenient transportation and unmet healthcare needs among the rural elderly even after adjustment for existing known factors. This implies that policies aimed at improving healthcare accessibility must consider the means of transportation available. PMID: 31795612 [PubMed - in process]
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