This Cochrane review update was to estimate the diagnostic accuracy of index tests for the detection of oral cancer and oral potentially malignant disorders, in people presenting with clinically evident suspicious and innocuous lesions.[read the full story...]
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Douglas Badenoch helps us prepare for another CAMHS Around the Campfire session by exploring a recent twin study on the aetiology of shame and its association with adolescent depression and anxiety.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm BST on Tuesday 20th July for an online journal club discussing this paper. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.[read the full story...]
This review of the use and diagnostic accuracy of saliva tests for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 included 16 studies. THe findings suggests good diagnostic accuracy but furteher research is needed to determine confounding factors such as method and time of sample collection, transport medium, storage etc. prior to population testing.[read the full story...]
Alison Clarke and Jo Robinson review a Finnish cohort study which suggests that hospital presentations for self-harm represent a clear opportunity for the identification and subsequent treatment of psychosis and bipolar disorder.[read the full story...]
Douglas Badenoch helps us prepare for another CAMHS Around the Campfire session by tuning into the real effect of smartphone use on parenting; a multiverse analysis carried out by Kathryn L. Modecki and colleagues from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 9.30am BST on Wednesday 23rd June for an online journal club discussing this paper. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.[read the full story...]
This diagnostic test accuracy review of visual classification systems for the detection and diagnosis of non-cavitated coronal dental caries in children or adults included 67 studies. The findings suggest that these classificationssystems have resonable performance but the certainty of the evidence is low.[read the full story...]
In her debut blog, Prianka Padmanathan summarises a recent systematic review on the impact of online sharing and viewing of self-harm–related videos and photographs among young people.[read the full story...]
Holly Crudgington reviews a recent study from Manchester, which explores characteristics and risk of repetition in people who fail to report previous hospital presentations for self-harm.[read the full story...]
In her debut blog, Alice Dawson summarises an updated systematic review on risk factors for suicide in prison. The strongest risk factors identified were suicidal ideation, previous suicide attempt, history of self-harm, single-cell occupancy, and current psychiatric diagnosis.[read the full story...]
Manas Dave looks at a review of the diagnostic accuracy of blood and salivary microRNAs (miRNAs) in discriminating oral squamous cell carcinoma. The review included 20 cross-sectional studies and suggested moderate diagnostic accuracy and higlights a potential are for larger scale studies.[read the full story...]