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The 33st Annual Recent Developments in Internal Medicine (RDIM): Thursday, October 7

October 14-16, 2021

Conference Brochure

Screening, Assessment and Management of Depression


Development of a Mobile App to Support Self-management of Anxiety and Depression in African American Women: Usability Study.

McCall T, Ali MO, Yu F, Fontelo P, Khairat S.

JMIR Form Res. 2021 Aug 17;5(8):e24393. doi: 10.2196/24393.

PMID: 34133313


Targeted provider education and pre-visit planning increase rates of formal depression screening in childhood-onset SLE.

Mulvihill E, Furru R, Goldstein-Leever A, Driest K, Lemle S, MacDonald D, Frost E, Sivaraman V.

Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2021 Aug 3;19(1):116. doi: 10.1186/s12969-021-00576-4.

PMID: 34344396 Free PMC article.


Heart and brain interactions in heart failure: Cognition, depression, anxiety, and related outcomes.

Rigueira J, R Agostinho J, Aguiar-Ricardo I, Gonçalves I, Santos R, Nunes-Ferreira A, Rodrigues T, Cunha N, André N, Pires R, Veiga F, Mendes Pedro M, Pinto FJ, Brito D.

Rev Port Cardiol (Engl Ed). 2021 Aug;40(8):547-555. doi: 10.1016/j.repce.2020.09.008.

PMID: 34392896


Characteristics of Patients Presenting to a Psycho-Oncology Outpatient Clinic.

Park CHK, Kim H, Kim Y, Joo YH.

Psychiatry Investig. 2021 Aug;18(8):743-754. doi: 10.30773/pi.2021.0093. Epub 2021 Aug 2.

PMID: 34333898


General practitioner management of mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Munindradasa A, Blashki G, Hall Dykgraaf S, Desborough J, Kidd M.

Aust J Gen Pract. 2021 Jul;50(7):472-477. doi: 10.31128/AJGP-11-20-5745.

PMID: 34189550


Prevalence and Trends of Opioid Use in Patients With Depression in the United States.

Tumenta T, Ugwendum DF, Chobufo MD, Mungu EB, Kogan I, Olupona T.

Cureus. 2021 May 28;13(5):e15309. doi: 10.7759/cureus.15309.

PMID: 34221762 Free PMC article.


Eating Disorders and Suicidal Behaviors in Adolescents with Major Depression: Insights from the US Hospitals.

Patel RS, Machado T, Tankersley WE.

Behav Sci (Basel). 2021 May 19;11(5):78. doi: 10.3390/bs11050078.

PMID: 34069446 Free PMC article.


Heart and brain interactions in heart failure: Cognition, depression, anxiety, and related outcomes.

Rigueira J, R Agostinho J, Aguiar-Ricardo I, Gonçalves I, Santos R, Nunes-Ferreira A, Rodrigues T, Cunha N, André N, Pires R, Veiga F, Mendes Pedro M, Pinto FJ, Brito D.

Rev Port Cardiol. 2021 Aug;40(8):547-555. doi: 10.1016/j.repc.2020.09.009. Epub 2021 May 11.

PMID: 33994046 English, Portuguese.


Accuracy of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale Depression subscale (HADS-D) to screen for major depression: systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis.

Wu Y, Levis B, Sun Y, He C, Krishnan A, Neupane D, Bhandari PM, Negeri Z, Benedetti A, Thombs BD; DEPRESsion Screening Data (DEPRESSD) HADS Group.

BMJ. 2021 May 10;373:n972. doi: 10.1136/bmj.n972.

PMID: 33972268 Free PMC article.


Workplace interventions to reduce depression and anxiety in small and medium-sized enterprises: A systematic review.

Hogg B, Medina JC, Gardoki-Souto I, Serbanescu I, Moreno-Alcázar A, Cerga-Pashoja A, Coppens E, Tóth MD, Fanaj N, Greiner BA, Holland C, Kõlves K, Maxwell M, Qirjako G, de Winter L, Hegerl U, Pérez-Sola V, Arensman E, Amann BL.

J Affect Disord. 2021 Jul 1;290:378-386. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.04.071. Epub 2021 May 1.

PMID: 34082284

Parathyroid function... Too Much, Too Little, or Just Right?


Protective strategy of parathyroid glands during thyroid lobectomy: A retrospective cohort and case-control study.

Xing Z, Qiu Y, Fei Y, Xia B, Abuduwaili M, Zhu J, Su A.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Apr 9;100(14):e21323. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000021323.

PMID: 33832057 Free PMC article.


mRNA Profiles of Porcine Parathyroid Glands Following Variable Phosphorus Supplies throughout Fetal and Postnatal Life.

Oster M, Reyer H, Gerlinger C, Trakooljul N, Siengdee P, Keiler J, Ponsuksili S, Wolf P, Wimmers K.

Biomedicines. 2021 Apr 22;9(5):454. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines9050454.

PMID: 33922173 Free PMC article.


Relationship between the extent of central node dissection and parathyroid function preservation in thyroid cancer surgery.

Sun R, Sheng J, Zhou Y, Zhou Y, Cai Y, Shui C, Zeng D, Jiang J, Li R, Wang X, Zhu J, Li C.

Gland Surg. 2021 Mar;10(3):1093-1103. doi: 10.21037/gs-21-121.

PMID: 33842253 Free PMC article.


Selective Parathyroid Autotransplantation During Total Thyroidectomy for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Cohort Study.

Qiu Y, Xing Z, Qian Y, Fei Y, Luo Y, Su A.

Front Surg. 2021 Jun 28;8:683041. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2021.683041. eCollection 2021.

PMID: 34262932 Free PMC article.


Parathyroid Function Saving Total Thyroidectomy Using Autofluorescence and Quantified Indocyanine Green Angiography.

Noltes ME, Metman MJH, Jansen L, Peeperkorn EWM, Engelsman AF, Kruijff S.

VideoEndocrinology. 2021 Jun 10;8(2):ve.2021.0008. doi: 10.1089/ve.2021.0008. eCollection 2021.

PMID: 34179223 Free PMC article.


Duration of Parathyroid Function Recovery in Patients With Protracted Hypoparathyroidism After Total Thyroidectomy for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.

Qiu Y, Xing Z, Xiang Q, Yang Q, Su A, Luo Y.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2021 Apr 19;12:665190. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2021.665190. eCollection 2021.

PMID: 33953701 Free PMC article.


The Relationship of Magnesium Level with the Recovery of Parathyroid Function in Post-thyroidectomy Hypoparathyroidism.

Aygun N, Demircioglu MK, Akgun IE, Demircioglu ZG, Caliskan O, Uludag M.

Sisli Etfal Hastan Tip Bul. 2021 Mar 17;55(1):33-41. doi: 10.14744/SEMB.2021.75983. eCollection 2021.

PMID: 33935533 Free PMC article.


Recovery of severely damaged parathyroid function after total thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer.

Zhang L, Diao J, Lu H, Ding Q, Jiang J.

Gland Surg. 2021 Jan;10(1):112-121. doi: 10.21037/gs-20-548.

PMID: 33633968 Free PMC article.


New parathyroid function index for the differentiation of primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism: a case-control study.

Guo Y, Wang Q, Lu C, Fan P, Li J, Luo X, Chen D.

BMC Endocr Disord. 2020 Jan 8;20(1):5. doi: 10.1186/s12902-019-0487-8.

PMID: 31914999 Free PMC article.


Comparison Of The Effects Of Focus Harmonic Scalpel And Conventional Haemostasis On Parathyroid Function In Thyroid Surgery.

Xu SQ, Ma Y, Su HW, Cheng JF, Zhou YX.

J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2019 Oct-Dec;31(4):481-484.

PMID: 31933295

Updates in Colon Cancer Screening


Email Patient-Provider Communication and Cancer Screenings Among US Adults: Cross-sectional Study.

Kindratt TB, Allicock M, Atem F, Dallo FJ, Balasubramanian BA.

JMIR Cancer. 2021 Jul 30;7(3):e23790. doi: 10.2196/23790.

PMID: 34328421 Free PMC article.


Understanding COVID-19 impact on cervical, breast, and colorectal cancer screening among federally qualified healthcare centers participating in "Back on track with screening" quality improvement projects.

Fisher-Borne M, Isher-Witt J, Comstock S, Perkins RB.

Prev Med. 2021 Oct;151:106681. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106681. Epub 2021 Jun 30.

PMID: 34217422 Free PMC article.


Internet Interest in Colon Cancer Following the Death of Chadwick Boseman: Infoveillance Study.

Naik H, Johnson MDD, Johnson MR.

J Med Internet Res. 2021 Jun 15;23(6):e27052. doi: 10.2196/27052.

PMID: 34128824 Free PMC article.


Race and Gender Differences in Awareness of Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests and Guidelines Among Recently Diagnosed Colon Cancer Patients in an Urban Setting.

Carnahan LR, Jones L, Brewer KC, Watts EA, Peterson CE, Ferrans CE, Cipriano-Steffens T, Polite B, Maker AV, Chowdhery R, Molina Y, Rauscher GH.

J Cancer Educ. 2021 Jun;36(3):567-575. doi: 10.1007/s13187-019-01666-4.

PMID: 31838729 Free PMC article.


A Centralized Program with Stepped Support Increases Adherence to Colorectal Cancer Screening Over 9 Years: a Randomized Trial.

Green BB, Anderson ML, Cook AJ, Chubak J, Fuller S, Meenan RT, Vernon SW.

J Gen Intern Med. 2021 May 28:1-8. doi: 10.1007/s11606-021-06922-2. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34047921 Free PMC article.


Intention for Screening Colonoscopy among Previous Non-Participants: Results of a Representative Cross-Sectional Study in Germany.

Starker A, Prütz F, Jordan S.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Apr 14;18(8):4160. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18084160.

PMID: 33920001 Free PMC article.


Colon Cancer Screening.

Kumar R, Lewis CR.

2021 May 9. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2021 Jan–.

PMID: 32644490 Free Books & Documents. Review.


Perspectives on Colon Cancer Screening-A Physician Panel Discussion for Preclinical Medical Students.

Dilly CK, Craven HJ, Molleston JP.

MedEdPORTAL. 2020 Oct 30;16:11019. doi: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.11019.

PMID: 33150205 Free PMC article.


Association of Patients' Perception of Quality of Healthcare Received and Colorectal Cancer Screening Uptake: An Analysis of 2 National Surveys in the USA.

Chawla K, Kibreab A, Scott V, Lee EL, Aduli F, Brim H, Ashktorab H, Howell CD, Laiyemo AO.

Med Princ Pract. 2021;30(4):331-338. doi: 10.1159/000512233. Epub 2020 Oct 13.

PMID: 33049736


Plasma Lipid Profile Reveals Plasmalogens as Potential Biomarkers for Colon Cancer Screening.

Fernandes AMAP, Messias MCF, Duarte GHB, de Santis GKD, Mecatti GC, Porcari AM, Murgu M, Simionato AVC, Rocha T, Martinez CAR, Carvalho PO.

Metabolites. 2020 Jun 25;10(6):262. doi: 10.3390/metabo10060262.

PMID: 32630389 Free PMC article.

Biologicals, Unfamiliars, and Infections


Active Versus Passive Flow Control in UVC FILTERs for COVID-19 Containment.

Moreno E, Klochok G, García S.

Ann Biomed Eng. 2021 Jun 30:1-12. doi: 10.1007/s10439-021-02819-7. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34191181 Free PMC article.


Application of impedance measurement to investigate in vitro inhalation toxicity of bacteria.

Klar S, Poether DC, Reinert J, Hüttig N, Linsel G, Jäckel U.

J Occup Med Toxicol. 2021 Aug 12;16(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s12995-021-00317-z.

PMID: 34384434 Free PMC article.


Assessment of Bacterial Pathogens and their Antibiotic Resistance in the Air of Different Wards of Selected Teaching Hospitals in Tehran.

Montazer M, Soleimani N, Vahabi M, Abtahi M, Etemad K, Zendehdel R.

Indian J Occup Environ Med. 2021 Apr-Jun;25(2):78-83. doi: 10.4103/ijoem.IJOEM_234_19. Epub 2021 Jul 9.

PMID: 34421242 Free PMC article.


Use of granulocyte/monocytapheresis in ulcerative colitis: A practical review from a European perspective.

Domènech E, Grífols JR, Akbar A, Dignass AU.

World J Gastroenterol. 2021 Mar 14;27(10):908-918. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v27.i10.908.

PMID: 33776362 Free PMC article. Review.


Biothreat & One Health: Current scenario & way forward.

Kotwal A, Yadav A.

Indian J Med Res. 2021 Mar;153(3):257-263. doi: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_583_21.

PMID: 33906987 Free PMC article. Review.


Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in autoimmune rheumatic diseases: a nationwide population-based study.

Hsu HC, Chang YS, Hou TY, Chen LF, Hu LF, Lin TM, Chiou CS, Tsai KL, Lin SH, Kuo PI, Chen WS, Lin YC, Chen JH, Chang CC.

Clin Rheumatol. 2021 Sep;40(9):3755-3763. doi: 10.1007/s10067-021-05660-4. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

PMID: 33646447 Free PMC article.


Risk and outcomes of coronavirus disease in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Singh AK, Jena A, Kumar-M P, Sharma V, Sebastian S.

United European Gastroenterol J. 2021 Mar;9(2):159-176. doi: 10.1177/2050640620972602. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

PMID: 33210980 Free PMC article.


Novel Synthetic Routes to Prepare Biologically Active Quinoxalines and Their Derivatives: A Synthetic Review for the Last Two Decades.

Khatoon H, Abdulmalek E.

Molecules. 2021 Feb 18;26(4):1055. doi: 10.3390/molecules26041055.

PMID: 33670436 Free PMC article. Review.


Exploring the Relationship between Biologics and Postoperative Surgical Morbidity in Ulcerative Colitis: A Review.

Quaresma AB, Baraúna FDSB, Teixeira FV, Saad-Hossne R, Kotze PG.

J Clin Med. 2021 Feb 11;10(4):710. doi: 10.3390/jcm10040710.

PMID: 33670200 Free PMC article. Review.


Risk for infections with glucocorticoids and DMARDs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Riley TR, George MD.

RMD Open. 2021 Feb;7(1):e001235. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2020-001235.

PMID: 33597206 Free PMC article. Review.

Making a “Move” Towards Resilience

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I'm No Superman: fostering physician resilience through guided group discussion of Scrubs.

Holtzclaw A, Ellis J, Colombo C.

BMC Med Educ. 2021 Aug 6;21(1):419. doi: 10.1186/s12909-021-02856-9.

PMID: 34362356 Free PMC article.


Rebuild resilience in emergency physicians to prevent burnout during COVID-19 pandemic.

Backus BE, Dorscheidt N, Gerretsen BM, Dobson P.

Eur J Emerg Med. 2021 Aug 1;28(4):262-263. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000814.

PMID: 33709999 Free PMC article. No abstract available.


Building Resilience and Well-Being in Health Care Workers in the COVID-19 Era: Lessons Learned and Next Steps-Reply to Modesto-Lowe et al.

Peccoralo L, Depierro J, Feingold JH, Feder A, Charney DS, Southwick SM, Ripp J, Pietrzak RH.

J Clin Psychiatry. 2021 Jul 27;82(5):21lr14035b. doi: 10.4088/JCP.21lr14035b.

PMID: 34320695 No abstract available.


Enhanced stress-resilience training for surgical trainees.

Luton OW, James OP, Mellor K, Eley C, Hopkins L, Robinson DBT, Lebares CC, Powell AGMT, Lewis WG, Egan RJ.

BJS Open. 2021 Jul 6;5(4):zrab054. doi: 10.1093/bjsopen/zrab054.

PMID: 34323917 Free PMC article.


Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on stress, resilience and depression in health professionals: a cross-sectional study.

Manzanares I, Sevilla Guerra S, Lombraña Mencía M, Acar-Denizli N, Miranda Salmerón J, Martinez Estalella G.

Int Nurs Rev. 2021 Jun 7:10.1111/inr.12693. doi: 10.1111/inr.12693. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34097305 Free PMC article.


Enhancing Psychological Sustainment & Promoting Resilience in Healthcare Workers During COVID-19 & Beyond: Adapting Crisis Interventions From High-Risk Occupations.

Morganstein JC, Flynn BW.

J Occup Environ Med. 2021 Jun 1;63(6):482-489. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002184.

PMID: 33710105 Free PMC article.


Professional quality of life, self-compassion, resilience, and empathy in healthcare professionals during COVID-19 crisis in Spain.

Ruiz-Fernández MD, Ramos-Pichardo JD, Ibáñez-Masero O, Carmona-Rega MI, Sánchez-Ruiz MJ, Ortega-Galán ÁM.

Res Nurs Health. 2021 Aug;44(4):620-632. doi: 10.1002/nur.22158. Epub 2021 May 25.

PMID: 34036600 Free PMC article.


Development and validation of the medical professionals resilience scale.

Rahman MA, Yusoff MSB, Roslan NS, Mohammad JA, Ahmad A.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 May 21;21(1):482. doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06542-w.

PMID: 34016095 Free PMC article.


Stress, Burnout, and Resilience among Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 Emergency: The Role of Defense Mechanisms.

Di Giuseppe M, Nepa G, Prout TA, Albertini F, Marcelli S, Orrù G, Conversano C.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 May 14;18(10):5258. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18105258.

PMID: 34069270 Free PMC article.


Adaptability and Resilience of Academic Radiation Oncology Personnel and Procedures during COVID-19 Pandemic.

Das IJ, Kalapurakal JA, Strauss JB, Zawislak BR, Gopalakrishnan M, Bajaj A, Mittal BB.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 May 12;18(10):5095. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18105095.

PMID: 34065801 Free PMC article.

Treatment of Opiate Addiction: What Do We Do Now?


Factors affecting addiction severity index (ASI) among clients enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) program in Myanmar.

Tun S, Vicknasingam B, Singh D.

Harm Reduct J. 2021 Aug 5;18(1):84. doi: 10.1186/s12954-021-00523-2.

PMID: 34353331 Free PMC article.


Reaching the Unreachable: Strategies for HCV Eradication in Patients With Refractory Opioid Addiction-A Real-world Experience.

Sandmann L, Deppe J, Beier C, Ohlendorf V, Schneider J, Wedemeyer H, Wedegärtner F, Cornberg M, Maasoumy B.

Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jun 17;8(8):ofab325. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofab325. eCollection 2021 Aug.

PMID: 34377724 Free PMC article.


New Approaches in Drug Dependence: Opioids.

Mielau J, Vogel M, Gutwinski S, Mick I.

Curr Addict Rep. 2021 May 26:1-8. doi: 10.1007/s40429-021-00373-9. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 34055568 Free PMC article. Review.


Buprenorphine Microdose Induction for the Management of Prescription Opioid Dependence.

Robbins JL, Englander H, Gregg J.

J Am Board Fam Med. 2021 Feb;34(Suppl):S141-S146. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2021.S1.200236.

PMID: 33622829


The Genomics of Opioid Addiction Longitudinal Study (GOALS): study design for a prospective evaluation of genetic and non-genetic factors for development of and recovery from opioid use disorder.

Heil J, Zajic S, Albertson E, Brangan A, Jones I, Roberts W, Sabia M, Bodofsky E, Resch A, Rafeq R, Haroz R, Buono R, Ferraro TN, Scheinfeldt L, Salzman M, Baston K.

BMC Med Genomics. 2021 Jan 7;14(1):16. doi: 10.1186/s12920-020-00837-3.

PMID: 33413350 Free PMC article.


Health(care) in the Crisis: Reflections in Science and Society on Opioid Addiction.

Damiescu R, Banerjee M, Lee DYW, Paul NW, Efferth T.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jan 5;18(1):341. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18010341.

PMID: 33466370 Free PMC article. Review.


Engineering Safer Psychedelics for Treating Addiction.

Peters J, Olson DE.

Neurosci Insights. 2021 Jul 20;16:26331055211033847. doi: 10.1177/26331055211033847. eCollection 2021.

PMID: 34350400 Free PMC article.


Responsible Controlled Substance and Opioid Prescribing.

Horn DB, Vu L, Porter BR, Sarantopoulos K.

2021 Aug 16. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2021 Jan–.

PMID: 34283451 Free Books & Documents. Review.


From Silos to Solidarity: Case Study of a Patient-Centered, Integrative Approach to Opioid Tapering and Chronic Pain Mitigation in a Multidisciplinary AIDS Clinic.

Pullen S, Marconi VC, Del Rio C, Head C, Nimmo M, O'Neil J, Ziebart M.

J AIDS HIV Treat. 2021;3(1):4-11. doi: 10.33696/AIDS.3.012.

PMID: 34263265 Free PMC article.


Quality of Life in Opioid Replacement Therapy: A Naturalistic Cross-Sectional Comparison of Methadone/Levomethadone, Buprenorphine, and Diamorphine Patients.

Guillery SPE, Hellweg R, Kronenberg G, Bohr U, Kunte H, Enge S.

Eur Addict Res. 2021;27(5):371-380. doi: 10.1159/000514192. Epub 2021 Mar 30.

PMID: 33784698

ID Potpourri for PCPs

C. Diff. Treatment


Emergent Management of Clostridium difficle Infection in a Patient With Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Pomerantz LH, Hewitt S.

Cureus. 2021 Apr 29;13(4):e14751. doi: 10.7759/cureus.14751.

PMID: 34094724 Free PMC article.


Significance of a polymerase chain reaction method in the detection of Clostridioides difficile.

Jaqueti Aroca J, Molina Esteban LM, García-Arata I, García-Martínez J, Cano De Torres I, Prieto Menchero S.

Rev Esp Quimioter. 2021 Apr;34(2):141-144. doi: 10.37201/req/010.2020. Epub 2021 Feb 19.

PMID: 33601876 Free PMC article. English.


Typhlitis: A Rare Appendicitis Mimic in a Young Healthy Female.

Reyes JVM, Syed SB, Seen T, Sheth N, Kowalczyk C.

Cureus. 2021 Jun 22;13(6):e15839. doi: 10.7759/cureus.15839. eCollection 2021 Jun.

PMID: 34322332 Free PMC article.


Seeing C. diff Differently: A Case of Clostridioides difficile Bacteremia in Metastatic Melanoma.

Vasser MM, Ayisire E.

Am J Case Rep. 2020 Nov 30;21:e928169. doi: 10.12659/AJCR.928169.

PMID: 33250508 Free PMC article.


Evaluation of a Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel Immunoassay in Stool Testing of Patients with Suspected Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile Infection.

Krutova M, Briksi A, Tkadlec J, Zajac M, Matejkova J, Nyc O, Drevinek P.

J Clin Microbiol. 2019 Sep 24;57(10):e00710-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00710-19. Print 2019 Oct.

PMID: 31391230 Free PMC article.

Positive Urine Cultures


Evaluation of asymptomatic bacteruria management before and after antimicrobial stewardship program implementation: retrospective study.

Alghamdi A, Almajid M, Alalawi R, Alganame A, Alanazi S, Alghamdi G, Alharthi S, Alghamdi I.

BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 25;21(1):869. doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-06460-6.

PMID: 34433412 Free PMC article.


Are outpatient transperineal prostate biopsies without antibiotic prophylaxis equivalent to standard transrectal biopsies for patient safety and cancer detection rates?A retrospective cohort study in 222 patients.

Islam M, Da Silva RD, Quach A, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Clark N, Kim FJ.

Patient Saf Surg. 2021 Aug 21;15(1):28. doi: 10.1186/s13037-021-00303-8.

PMID: 34419137 Free PMC article.


Sexually transmitted infections and prior antibiotic use as important causes for negative urine cultures among adults presenting with urinary tract infection symptoms to primary care clinics in Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study.

Olaru ID, Chisenga M, Yeung S, Mabey D, Marks M, Chonzi P, Masunda KP, Machiha A, Ferrand RA, Kranzer K.

BMJ Open. 2021 Aug 11;11(8):e050407. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050407.

PMID: 34380730


Symptomatic treatment (using NSAIDS) versus antibiotics in uncomplicated lower urinary tract infection: a meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized controlled trials.

Ong Lopez AMC, Tan CJL, Yabon AS 2nd, Masbang AN.

BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Jun 29;21(1):619. doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-06323-0.

PMID: 34187385 Free PMC article.


Accuracy of Practitioner Estimates of Probability of Diagnosis Before and After Testing.

Morgan DJ, Pineles L, Owczarzak J, Magder L, Scherer L, Brown JP, Pfeiffer C, Terndrup C, Leykum L, Feldstein D, Foy A, Stevens D, Koch C, Masnick M, Weisenberg S, Korenstein D.

JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Jun 1;181(6):747-755. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.0269.

PMID: 33818595 Free PMC article.

STI management and treatment


Multiplexed technologies for sexually transmitted infections: global evidence on patient-centered and clinical health outcomes.

Naeem F, Karellis A, Nair S, Routy JP, Yansouni CP, Kim J, Pai N.

BMJ Glob Health. 2021 Jul;6(7):e005670. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-005670.

PMID: 34301675 Free PMC article.


A Systematic Review of New Approaches to Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening Framed in the Capability, Opportunity, Motivation, and Behavior Model of Implementation Science.

Footman A, Dagama D, Smith CH, Van Der Pol B.

Sex Transm Dis. 2021 Aug 1;48(8S):S58-S65. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001461.

PMID: 33938515 Free PMC article.


Sexual behaviour change following HIV testing services: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Tiwari R, Wang J, Han H, Kalu N, Sims LB, Katz DA, Burke B, Tsegaye AT, Carter KA, Freije S, Guo B, Albirair M, Barr-DiChiara M, Baggaley R, Jamil MS, Senya K, Johnson C, Khosropour CM.

J Int AIDS Soc. 2020 Nov;23(11):e25635. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25635.

PMID: 33161636 Free PMC article.


Diagnosing sexually transmitted infections in resource-constrained settings: challenges and ways forward.

Wi TE, Ndowa FJ, Ferreyra C, Kelly-Cirino C, Taylor MM, Toskin I, Kiarie J, Santesso N, Unemo M.

J Int AIDS Soc. 2019 Aug;22 Suppl 6(Suppl Suppl 6):e25343. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25343.

PMID: 31468679 Free PMC article.


Effectiveness of text messaging interventions on prevention, detection, treatment, and knowledge outcomes for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Taylor D, Lunny C, Lolić P, Warje O, Geldman J, Wong T, Gilbert M, Lester R, Ogilvie G.

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