Dr Hairy’s Research Summaries, May 2019

Dr Hairy’s Research Summaries + Quiz for May 2019 are now online. To access them, or find out more about Dr Hairy’s Research Summaries, go to http://www.drhairy.org/concrete5/index.php/research-summaries/

Subjects covered this time:

How to prescribe loop diuretics in oedema

BMJ 2019;364:l359

Effects of a low carbohydrate diet on energy expenditure during weight loss maintenance: randomized trial

BMJ 2018;363:k4583

Lifestyle changes may be more important than drugs for mild hypertension

BMJ 2019;364:l571

Understanding compassion in family medicine: a qualitative study

Br J Gen Pract 2019; 69 (680): e208-e216. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp19X701285

GPs should lead process of defining diseases to cut overdiagnosis, panel recommends

BMJ 2019;365:l1660

Can treating vitamin D deficiency reduce exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

BMJ 2019;364:l1025

A borderline HbA1c result

BMJ 2019;365:l1361

When you live with a degenerative illness, no symptoms are mild

BMJ 2018;361:k1670

Restoring biomedical literature with RIAT

BMJ 2018;361:k1742

Leadership on climate change is leadership on health

https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2018/04/30/laurie-laybourn-langton-leadership-on-climate-change-is-leadership-on-health/

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