August 2018

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August Highlights
Cancer: 23, 28, 37, 43, 44, 46
Cardiovascular: 9, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30, 32, 38, 40, 42, 49
Diabetes: 3, 8, 25
Gastroenterology: 12, 27, 43, 46
Mental Health: 7, 13, 20, 31, eBooks
Obs/Gyn: 21, 25, 41, 48, eBooks
Opioids & Benzos: 1, 6, 39, eBooks
Rheumatology: 15, 24, 29, 36, 43

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Deprescribing and tapering benzodiazepines #355
      - J Palliat Med 2018;21(7):1040-1.
    • 2. Recurrent lower respiratory tract infections in children
      - BMJ 2018;362:k2698.
    • 3. Glycemic control in nonpregnant adults with type 2 diabetes
      - JAMA 2018;319(23):2430-1.
    • 4. Are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs safe and effective for treatment of acute renal colic?
      - Ann Emerg Med 2018;72(2):145-6.
    • 5. Fever prophylaxis can reduce vaccine responses: a caution
      - Paediatr Child Health 2018;23(4):245-6.
  • Review Articles

    • 6. Preventing opioid overdose in the clinic and hospital: analgesia and opioid antagonists
      - Med Clin NA 2018;102(4):621-34.
    • 7. Integrated care for depression in older primary care patients
      - Can J Psychiatry 2018;63(7):439-46.
    • 8. Insulin non-persistence among people with type diabetes: how to get your patients to stay on insulin therapy
      - Postgrad Med 2018;130(4):393-401.
    • 9. A clinician’s guide for trending cardiovascular nutrition controversies, part II (9.1) and The role of nutraceuticals in statin intolerant patients (9.2)
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;72(5):553-68 (9.1) and J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;72(1):96-118 (9.2).
    • 10. Diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections across age groups
      - AJOG 2018;219(1):40-51.
    • 11. Allergy testing: common questions and answers
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(1):34-9.
    • 12. Viral gastroenteritis
      - Lancet 2018;392(10142):175-86.
    • 13. Psychotic disorders
      - NEJM 2018;379(3):270-80.
    • 14. Major bleeding with old and novel oral anticoagulants: how to manage it. Focus on reversal agents (14.1) and Focus on general measures (14.2)
      - Int J Cardiol 2018;268:75-9 (14.1) and Int J Cardiol 2018;268:80-4 (14.2).
    • 15. Difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis: an area of unmet clinical need
      - Rheumatology 2018;57(7):1135-44.
    • 16. Geriatric assessment: an office-based approach
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;97(12):776-84.
    • 17. Clinical presentation, management, and pathophysiology of neuropathic itch
      - Lancet Neurol 2018;17(8):709-20.
    • 18. Heart failure
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;168(11):ITC81-95.
    • 19. Subclinical hyperthyroidism
      - NEJM 2018;378(25):2411-9.
    • 20. Trajectories of acute antidepressant efficacy: how long to wait for response? A systematic review and meta-analysis of long-term, placebo-controlled acute treatment trials
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2018;79(3):17r11470.
    • 21. Cervical dilation patterns of ‘low-risk’ women with spontaneous labour and normal perinatal outcomes: a systematic review
      - BJOG 2018;125(8):944-54.
    • 22. Coronary calcium score and cardiovascular risk
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;72(4):434-47.
    • 23. Breast cancer in men
      - NEJM 2018;378(24):2311-20.
    • 24. Cutaneous vasculitis in rheumatologic disease: current concepts of skin and systemic manifestations
      - Clin Dermatol 2018;36(4):561-6.
    • 25. Novel therapies for diabetes mellitus in pregnancy
      - BMJ 2018;362:k2034.
    • 26. Remote monitoring of cardiac implantable electronic devices
      - Can J Cardiol 2018;34(7):941-4.
    • 27. Efficacy of pharmacologic therapy for eosinophilic esophagitis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis (27.1) and Dietary therapy for eosinophilic esophagitis (27.2)
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2018;52(7):596-606 (27.1) and J Allergy Clin Immunol 2018;142(1):41-7 (27.2).
    • 28. Oncologic emergencies: recognition and initial management
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;97(11):741-8.
    • 29. Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis
      - Pediatr Clin NA 2018;65(4):691-709.
    • 30. Chronic limb-threatening ischemia
      - NEJM 2018;379(2):171-80.
    • 31. Focused medical assessment of pediatric behavioral emergencies
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin NA 2018;27(3):399-411.
    • 32. Management considerations in infective endocarditis: a review
      - JAMA 2018;320(1):72-83.
    • 33. Hearing loss in autoimmune disorders: prevalence and therapeutic options
      - Autoimmun Rev 2018;17(7):644-52.
  • From the Specialties

    • 34. Interventions to mobilize elderly patients and reduce length of hospital stay
      - Can J Cardiol 2018;34(7):881-8.
    • 35. The effect of aspirin in preventing the acute respiratory distress syndrome/acute lung injury: a meta-analysis
      - Am J Emerg Med 2018;36(8):1486-91.
    • 36. Efficacy of injected corticosteroid type, dose, and volume for pain in large joints: a narrative review
      - PM R 2018;10:748-57.
    • 37. Strategies for screening and early detection of anal cancers: a narrative and systematic review and meta-analysis of cytology, HPV testing, and other biomarkers
      - Cancer Cytopathol 2018;126(7):447-60.
    • 38. Evaluation and management of aortic stenosis for the emergency clinician: an evidence-based review of the literature
      - J Emerg Med 2018;55(1):34-41.
  • Research Studies

    • 39. Safety of a brief emergency department observation protocol for patients with presumed fentanyl overdose (39.1) and Opioid overdose protocols in the emergency department: are we asking the right questions? (39.2)
      - Ann Emerg Med 2018;72(1):1-8 (39.1) and Ann Emerg Med 2018;72(1):12-15 (39.2)
    • 40. Prospective external validation of the Predicting Out-of-OFfice Blood Pressure (PROOF-BP) strategy for triaging ambulatory monitoring in the diagnosis and management of hypertension: observational cohort study
      - BMJ 2018;361:k2478.
    • 41. Prevention of shoulder dystocia: a randomized controlled trial to evaluate an obstetric maneuver
      - Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2018;227:52-9.
    • 42. Usefulness of a simple algorithm to identify hypertensive patients who benefit from intensive blood pressure lowering
      - Am J Cardiol 2018;122(2):248-54.
    • 43. Hypersensitivity reactions to therapeutic monoclonal antibodies: phenotypes and endotypes
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2018;142(1):159-170.e2.
    • 44. Recurrent glioblastoma treated with recombinant poliovirus
      - NEJM 2018;379(2):150-61.
    • 45. Association between alcohol consumption and nocturnal leg cramps in patients over 60 years old: a case control study
      - Ann Fam Med 2018;16(4):296-301.
    • 46. Left-sided dominance of early-onset colorectal cancers: a rationale for screening flexible sigmoidoscopy in the young
      - Dis Colon Rectum 2018;61:897-902.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 47. Screening for osteoporosis to prevent fractures: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement
      - JAMA 2018;319(24):2521-31 and Ed.
    • 48. Contraceptive care for Canadian youth
      - Paediatr Child Health 2018;23(4):271-7.
    • 49. Seafood long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and cardiovascular disease: a science advisory from the American Heart Association
      - Circulation 2018;138(1):e35-47.
    • 50. Diagnosis and management of acute osteoarticular infections in children
      - Paediatr Child Health 2018;23(5):336-43.
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    • Trauma: imaging / Geriatric patients
      - Emergency Medicine Volume 35, Issue 16.
    • Hyperkalemia / Psychiatric assessment
      - Emergency Medicine Volume 35, Issue 17.
    • Opioid use disorders (OUD): evidence-based treatment
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 31.
    • Obesity: a management update
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 32.
    • Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, and related disorders in primary care
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 29.
    • The opioid crisis: safe prescribing for patients with acute and chronic pain
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 32.
    • Non-narcotic perioperative analgesia / Optical coherence tomography and glaucoma progression analysis
      - Ophthalmology Volume 56, Issue 11.
    • Diabetic retinopathy
      - Ophthalmology Volume 56, Issue 16.
    • Highlights from the 24th Annual Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring, Pt 1
      - Otolaryngology Volume 51, Issue 15.
    • Highlights from the 24th Annual Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring, Pt 2
      - Otolaryngology Volume 51, Issue 16.
    • Migraine / Opioid use
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 26.
    • Update on Down syndrome
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 30.
    • Attention deficit / Hyperactivity disorder across the lifespan
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 13.
    • Management of depression and common comorbidities
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 14.
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  • Big picture, little details...

    • 51. The doorknob phenomenon in clinical practice
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(1):52-3.
    • 52. A modified string technique for atraumatic ring removal
      - J Emerg Med 2018;55(2):240-3.
    • 53. The science of antiscience thinking
      - Sci Am 2018;319(1):36-41.

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