SUL CONFLITTO DI INTERESSI: UNA NUOVA FORTE POLEMICA CON IL NEJM & CO. DA STAT+

NEJM, other journals: provide more transparency about conflicts of interest or don’t publish conflicted articles Martin F. Shapiro and Sidney M. Wolfe Are medical journals reliable sources of objective information, or do they, at times, act as shills for the pharmaceutical industry and other interests? We believe the latter after reading a Perspective article on drug pricing…

EBM 2022 E SLOW MEDICINE. UNA OTTIMA RIFLESSIONE CON MARCO BOBBIO, MICHELA CHIARIO E PAOLA ARCADI

Per Slow Medicine le prove sono indispensabili Tre esponenti del movimento per una medicina sobria, rispettosa e giusta intervengono nel dialogo sull’attualità dell’ebm La filosofia del movimento Slow Medicine [1] considera indispensabile basare la pratica medica sulle prove scientifiche, ma richiama l’attenzione dei professionisti sanitari a una lettura critica della letteratura e delle linee guida…

CANCRO DEL PANCREAS ED IMAGING: E’ TEMPO DI STANDARDIZZARE I REFERTI DI TAC E RISONANZA? DA “CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY”

Association of standardized radiology reporting and management of abdominal CT and MRI with diagnosis of pancreatic cancer Eleanor L Ormsby et al. Abstract Background & aims: Follow-up of abdominal computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings suspicious for pancreatic cancer may be delayed if documentation is unclear. We evaluated whether standardized reporting and follow-up…

I MIGLIORI WEBSITES PER IL CLINICO ! MOLTE NOVITA’ ! (FREE).

The best websites for researchers and academics Dr. Joe Bathelt The web is a treasure trove of resources that can make the life of researchers and academics much easier. Here, I discuss my favourites. Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash Keeping up-to-date Google Scholar Google Scholar is a great resource for quick literature searches. It is much more intuitive…

RIDUZIONE DEL RISCHIO ASSOLUTO O DEL RISCHIO RELATIVO PER SENSIBILIZZARE INTERVENTI DI PREVENZIONE. UNA LETTERA DI RISPOSTA PER UNA RIFLESSIONE. DA”GUT” (FREE).

Relative risk rather than absolute risk reduction should be preferred to sensitise the public to preventive actions Nicolas Chapelle et al. We thank Lawrence and colleagues1 for their interest in our work,2 about which they raised some comments as the need of expressing results in absolute rather than relative risks. As they appropriately mentioned in their correspondence, absolute…

DIETA FODMAP NEL COLON IRRITABILE : LA PRIMA REVISIONE SISTEMATICA CON L’AIUTO DELLA NETWORK META-ANALISI. DA “GUT”.

Efficacy of a low FODMAP diet in irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and network meta-analysis. Christopher J. Black et al. ABSTRACT Objective A diet low in fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols (FODMAP) is recommended for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), if general lifestyle and dietary advice fails. However, although the impact of a low FODMAP…