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GI Journal Club – October 22, 2020

Article 1:
AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Gastrointestinal Evaluation of Iron Deficiency Anemia
Cynthia W. Ko, Shazia M. Siddique, Amit Patel, Andrew Harris, Shahnaz Sultan, Osama Altayar, Yngve Falck-Ytter
CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES| VOLUME 159, ISSUE 3, P1085-1094, SEPTEMBER 01, 2020
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2020.06.046
PDF: IDAguideline
Fellow Presenter: Brendon O’Connell
Faculty Preceptor: Amit Patel

Article 2:
Reflux symptoms and oesophageal acidification in treated achalasia patients are often not reflux related
Fraukje A Ponds , Jacobus M Oors, André J P M Smout, Albert J Bredenoord
Gut 2020;0:1–10.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2020-320772
PDF: gutjnl-2020-320772.full
Fellow Presenter: Jackie Henson
Faculty Preceptor: Rick Wood

COVID-Themed GI Journal Club – April 30, 2020

Please join us for the next GI Journal Club.  This edition will focus on GI-issues related to the COVID Pandemic.  We will have Chris Hostler, MD from infectious disease,  join us as a visiting preceptor to contribute to this discussion:

Brendon O’Connell, MD, will present the following articles:

Effect of single- versus double-gloving on virus transfer to health care workers’skin and clothing during removal of personal protective equipment
American Journal of Infection Control 40 (2012) 369-74

Virus Transfer from Personal Protective Equipment to Healthcare Employees’ Skin and  Clothing
Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 14, No. 8, August 2008

Kara Wegermann, MD will present the following article:

COVID-19: Abnormal liver function tests
Journal of Hepatology 2020 vol. – j 1–9

 

Additional Related Articles of Interest:

Digestive Symptoms in COVID-19 Patients With Mild Disease Severity: Clinical Presentation, Stool Viral RNA Testing, and Outcomes
Am J Gastroenterol 2020;00:1–8

Aerosol Generating Procedures and Risk of Transmission of Acute Respiratory Infections  to Healthcare Workers: A Systematic Review
PLoS ONE 7(4): e35797. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035797

Prolonged presence of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA in faecal samples
Lancet, Volume 5, Issue 5, May 2020, Pages 434-435

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