Month: August 2016

APA Style CENTRAL®

Richard Saldivar Front Page, Library News, New Resources

The PCOM Library is pleased to provide access to the new APA Style CENTRAL®! Thanks to all who provided feedback. The advantages include: 1. Digital library of APA Style quick guides and tutorials to refine your writing, and searches the APA Manual of Style by topic area. 2. Plan sound research with the research tools, and build a reference library with customized APA Style reference templates. 3. Translate your research into concise, powerful articles that are formatted for style. 4. Browse and search features to identify the best journals for publication. 5. Plagiarism tutorials. Did you find this resource useful?…

Long-term benefits and risks of frontline nilotinib vs imatinib for chronic myeloid leukemia in chronic phase: 5-year update of the randomized ENESTnd trial

PJ Grier August, Blood, Hot Topics in Research, Oncology

Long-term benefits and risks of frontline nilotinib vs imatinib for chronic myeloid leukemia in chronic phase: 5-year update of the randomized ENESTnd trial In the phase 3 Evaluating Nilotinib Efficacy and Safety in Clinical Trials–Newly Diagnosed Patients (ENESTnd) study, nilotinib resulted in earlier and higher response rates and a lower risk of progression to accelerated phase/blast crisis (AP/BC) than imatinib in patients with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia in chronic phase (CML-CP). Here, patients’ long-term outcomes in ENESTnd are evaluated after a minimum follow-up of 5 years. By 5 years, more than half of all patients in each nilotinib arm…

An Official Critical Care Societies Collaborative Statement—Burnout Syndrome in Critical Care Health-care Professionals

PJ Grier August, Hot Topics in Research, Research Commentary

An Official Critical Care Societies Collaborative Statement—Burnout Syndrome in Critical Care Health-care Professionals A Call for Action Burnout syndrome (BOS) occurs in all types of health-care professionals and is especially common in individuals who care for critically ill patients. The development of BOS is related to an imbalance of personal characteristics of the employee and work-related issues or other organizational factors. BOS is associated with many deleterious consequences, includingincreased rates of job turnover, reduced patient satisfaction, and decreased quality of care. BOS also directly affects the mental health and physical well-being of the many critical care physicians, nurses, and other health-care professionals who practice worldwide. Until recently, BOS and…