May 2018

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May Highlights
Cancer & Survivors:
#26, 29, 32, 35, Books
Cardiovascular: #6, 10, 14, 18, 25, 33, 43, 46, 49, 51, Books
Diabetes: #6, 16, 41, 47
Geriatrics: #9, 10, 21, 29, 41
LGBT: #27, 38, Books
Mental Health: #15, 28, 34, 43, 46, 50, Books
Pain / Opioids: #9, 22, 39, 41, 44
Seasonal: #8, 13, 51

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Duration of bisphosphonate therapy
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;97(7):466a-b.
    • 2. Evaluation and treatment of male hypogonadism
      - JAMA 2018;319(13):1375-6.
    • 3. Syncope evaluation and treatment guidelines from ACC, AHA, and HRS
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;97(7):478-9.
    • 4. Evaluation and treatment of hirsutism in premenopausal women
      - JAMA 2018;319(15):1613-4.
    • 5. Antibiotic prophylaxis for COPD exacerbations
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;97(8):527-8.
  • Review Articles

    • 6. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in hypertension: to use or not to use? (6.1) and Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors vs angiotensin receptor blockers for the treatment of hypertension... (6.2)
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;71(13):1474-82 (6.1) and Can J Diabetes 2018;42(2):118-23 (6.2).
    • 7. Discontinuing long-term PPI therapy: why, with whom, and how?
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2018;113(4):519-28.
    • 8. Common running injuries: evaluation and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;97(8):510-6.
    • 9. Efficacy and safety of oral and transdermal opioid analgesics for musculoskeletal pain in older adults: a systematic review of randomized, placebo-controlled trials
      - J Pain 2018;19(5):475.e1-e24.
    • 10. Appropriateness of statin prescription in the elderly
      - Eur J Int Med 2018;50:33-40.
    • 11. Bone and joint infection
      - Clin Med 2018;18(2):150-4.
    • 12. Treating intermittent claudication
      - Prescr Intl 2018;27(192):102-6.
    • 13. Evaluation and management of dehydration in children
      - Emerg Med Clin NA 2018;36(2):259-73.
    • 14. PCSK9 inhibitors: a non-statin cholesterol-lowering treatment option
      - Postgrad Med 2018;130(3):287-98.
    • 15. Benzodiazepines I: upping the care on downers, the evidence of risks, benefits and alternatives
      - J Clin Med 2018;7(2):pii E17.
    • 16. Artificial pancreas treatment for outpatients with type 1 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis
      - BMJ 2018;361:k1310.
    • 17. Psoriasis
      - Ann Int Med 2018;168(7):ITC49-64.
    • 18. Restarting oral anticoagulant therapy after major bleeding in atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Int J Cardiol 2018;261:84-91.
    • 19. Not all that flattens villi is celiac disease: a review of enteropathies
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2018;93(4):509-17.
    • 20. Multiple sclerosis
      - Lancet 2018;391(10130):1622-36.
    • 21. Skin barrier and dry skin in the mature patient
      - Clin Dermatol 2018;36(2):109-15.
    • 22. A systematic review of the pain scales in adults: which to use?
      - Am J Emerg Med 2018;36(4):707-14.
    • 23. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug resistance in dysmenorrhea: epidemiology, causes, and treatment
      - AJOG 2018;218(4):390-400.
    • 24. Effect of prescription medications on erectile dysfunction
      - Postgrad Med J 2018;94(1109):171-8.
    • 25. Drug therapies in chronic heart failure: a focus on reduced ejection fraction
      - Clin Med 2018;18(2):138-45.
    • 26. Nose and sinus tumours: red flags and referral
      - Br J Gen Pract 2018;68(670):247-8.
    • 27. Current best practices for sexual and gender minorities in hospice and palliative care settings
      - J Pain Symptom Manage 2018;55(5):1420-7.
    • 28. Effective treatments for youth substance use disorders
      - Children’s Ment Health Res Q 2018;12(2):6-11.
    • 29. Benefits and challenges of lung cancer screening in older adults
      - Clin Therap 2018;40(4):526-34.
    • 30. HIV preexposure prophylaxis: a review
      - JAMA 2018;319(12):1261-8.
    • 31. Placenta accreta spectrum
      - NEJM 2018;378(16):1529-36.
    • 32. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
      - Lancet 2018;391(10129):1524-37.
    • 33. Management of patients with aortic valve stenosis
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2018;93(4):488-508.
    • 34. Mental health of refugees and asylum seekers: assessment and intervention
      - Can J Psychiatry 2018;63(5):290-6.
  • From the Specialties

    • 35. Medication overuse in oncology: current trends and future implications for patients and society
      - Lancet Oncol 2018;19(4):e200-8.
    • 36. The evaluation and management of urolithiasis in the ED: a review of the literature
      - Am J Emerg Med 2018;36(4):699-706.
    • 37. Pyrexia of unknown origin
      - Clin Med 2018;18(2):170-4.
    • 38. Transgender patients: what radiologists need to know
      - AJR 2018;210(5):1106-10.
    • 39. Neonatal abstinence syndrome: advances in diagnosis and treatment
      - JAMA 2018;319(13):1362-74.
  • Research Studies

    • 40. Glycaemic control and treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults aged 75 years or older
      - Int J Clin Pract 2018;72(3):e13075.
    • 41. Combination therapy versus exercise and orthotic support in the management of pain in plantar fasciitis: a randomized controlled trial
      - Foot Ankle Int 2018;39(4):406-14.
    • 42. High risk clinical features for acute aortic dissection: a case-control study
      - Acad Emerg Med 2018;25(4):378-87.
    • 43. Treatment of complicated grief in survivors of suicide loss: a HEAL report
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2018;79(2):17m11592.
    • 44. Opioid analgesic use and risk for invasive pneumococcal diseases: a nested case-control study
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;168(6):396-404.
    • 45. Twenty-year follow-up study comparing operative versus nonoperative treatment of anterior cruciate ligament ruptures in high-level athletes
      - Am J Sports Med 2018;46(5):1129-36.
    • 46. Use of haloperidol versus atypical antipsychotics and risk of in-hospital death in patients with acute myocardial infarction: cohort study
      - BMJ 2018;360:k1218.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 47. Hemoglobin A1c targets for glycemic control with pharmacologic therapy for nonpregnant adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a guidance statement update from the American College of Physicians
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;168(8):569-76.
    • 48. No. 357: immunization in pregnancy
      - JOGC 2018;40(4):478-89.
    • 49. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with suspected acute venous thromboembolic disease
      - Ann Emerg Med 2018;71(5):e59-109.
  • Audio Lectures

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    • Transfusion in cardiac patients / Ethical dilemmas
      - Anesthesiology Vol 60, Issue 17
    • Legal issues / Temperature management
      - Emergency Medicine Vol 35, Issue 9
    • The difficult headache patient
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 12
    • Improving gastrointestinal health
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 15
    • Dyslipidemia / Stroke rehabilitation
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 12
    • Evaluation of dementia in primary care
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 16
    • Depression in pregnancy
      - Obstetrics/Gynecology Volume 65, Issue 9
    • Lazy eye / Headaches in children
      - Ophthalmology Vol 56, Issue 4
    • Highlights from current concepts of Ophthalmology 2018
      - Ophthalmology Vol 56, Issue 8
    • Diagnosis and management of the shoulder and scapula
      - Orthopaedics Volume 41, Issue 6
    • Parathyroid hormone
      - Orthopaedics Volume 41, Issue 7
    • Difficult families / The grieving child
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 16
    • Preventing infection
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 16
    • The role of the psychiatrist in long-term care
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 7
    • The intersection of ADHD and substance abuse
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 8
  • Take a deep breath...

  • New Books

    • Clinical tests for the musculoskeletal system: examinations, signs, phenomena
      - Buckup, K. Thieme, 2016.
    • Evidence-based cardiology
      - Cannon, C. Wolters Kluwer, 2016.
    • Marijuana and mental health
      - Arlington, V. APA Publishing, 2016.
    • Meaning-centered group psychotherapy for patients with advanced cancer
      - Breitbart, W. Oxford University Press, 2014.
    • Principles of transgender medicine and surgery
      - Ettner, R. Routledge, 2016.

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