September 2018

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September Highlights
Cancer: 18, 20, 36, 40, 45
Cardiovascular: 5, 7, 11, 15, 19, 24, 27, 31, 33, 36, 38, Books
Communication: 13, 49, Books
Drug Toxicity: 25, 28, 37
Infectious Diseases: 3, 6, 14, 21, 37, 44
Mental Health: 8, 17, 35, 42, Books
Obs/Gyn: 9, 26, 30, 39, 46
Rheumatology: 1, 2, 4, 22, 29, 34

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Diagnosis and management of rheumatoid arthritis in adults: summary of updated NICE guidance
      - BMJ 2018;362:k3015.
    • 2. Nonopioids equivalent to opioids for severe chronic back, hip, or knee pain with fewer adverse outcomes
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(5):316.
    • 3. Leptospirosis: the possible risk to those participating in water-based sports and activities
      - Br J Gen Pract 2018;68(673):394-5.
    • 4. Are corticosteroids superior to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in the treatment of acute gout?
      - Ann Emerg Med 2018;72(2):204-5.
    • 5. Diagnosis and management of venous leg ulcers
      - BMJ 2018;362:k3115.
  • Review Articles

    • 6. Herpes zoster
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;169(3): ITC19-31
    • 7. Statins in primary cardiovascular prevention?
      - Prescr Intl 2018;27(195):183-90.
    • 8. When and how to treat possible cannabis use disorder
      - Med Clin NA 2018;102(4):667-81.
    • 9. Long-acting reversible contraception: difficult insertions and removals (9.1) and Long-acting reversible contraception: highly efficacious, safe, and underutilized (9.2)
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(5):304-9 (9.1) and JAMA 2018;320(4):397-8 (9.2).
    • 10. Update on acne scar treatment
      - Cutis 2018;102(1):21-5, 47-8.
    • 11. Primary aldosteronism: practical approach to diagnosis and management
      - Circulation 2018;138(8):823-5.
    • 12. Concussion
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;169(1):ITC1-16.
    • 13. Delivering bad or life-altering news
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(2):99-104.
    • 14. Pertussis: the whooping cough
      - Prim Care 2018;45(3):423-31.
    • 15. The reversal of anticoagulation in clinical practice
      - Clin Med 2018;18(4):314-9.
    • 16. Allergic fungal rhinosinusitis
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2018;142(2):341-51.
    • 17. Clinical usefulness of therapeutic neuromodulation for major depression: a systematic meta-review of recent meta-analyses
      - Psychiatr Clin NA 2018;41(3):485-503.
    • 18. Primary brain tumours in adults
      - Lancet 2018;392(10145):432-46.
    • 19. The emerging role of wearable technologies in detection of arrhythmia
      - Can J Cardiol 2018;34(8):1083-7.
    • 20. Interventions to improve the uptake of screening across a range of conditions in ethnic minority groups: a systematic review
      - Int J Clin Pract 2018;72(8):e13202.
    • 21. Central nervous system infections (21.1) and Acute viral encephalitis (21.2)
      - Prim Care 2018;45(3):505-18 (21.1) and NEJM 2018;379(6):557-66 (21.2).
    • 22. Rheumatic tests: a primer for family physicians
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(3):164-70.
    • 23. The top 10 pulmonary pearls for primary care physicians
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2018;93(8):1131-8.
    • 24. Clinical course and management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
      - NEJM 2018;379(7):655-68.
    • 25. Hepatotoxicity of inflammatory bowel disease medications
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2018;52(8):674-84.
    • 26. The unwelcome guest: working with childhood sexual abuse survivors in reproductive health care
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin NA 2018;45(3):549-62.
    • 27. Aortic valve regurgitation: a comprehensive review
      - Curr Probl Cardiol 2018;43(8):315-34.
    • 28. Drug-induced lupus: traditional and new concepts
      - Autoimmun Rev 2018;17(9):912-918.
    • 29. Dietary recommendations for adults with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis from the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: a systematic review
      - JAMA Dermatol 2018;154(8):934-50.
  • From the Specialties

    • 30. Uterine preservation vs hysterectomy in pelvic organ prolapse surgery: a systematic review with meta-analysis and clinical practice guidelines
      - AJOG 2018;219(2):129-146.e2.
    • 31. Misconceptions in acute heart failure diagnosis and management in the emergency department
      - Am J Emerg Med 2018;36(9):1666-73.
    • 32. Update on bone density measurements and their interpretation in children and adolescents
      - Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 2018;32(4):477-498.
    • 33. Prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
      - Anaesth Intens Care Med 2018;19(9):480-5.
    • 34. A comprehensive review on adult onset Still’s disease
      - J Autoimmun 2018;93:24-36.
  • Research Studies

    • 35. Efficacy of dialectical behavior therapy for adolescents at high risk for suicide: a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA Psychiatry 2018;75(8):777-85 and Ed.
    • 36. Effects of aspirin on risks of vascular events and cancer according to bodyweight and dose: analysis of individual patient data from randomised trials
      - Lancet 2018;392(10145):387-99.
    • 37. Proton-pump inhibitors and long-term risk of community-acquired pneumonia in older adults
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2018;66(7):1332-8.
    • 38. Effect of a home-based wearable continuous ECG monitoring patch on detection of undiagnosed atrial fibrillation: the mSTOPS Randomized Clinical Trial
      - JAMA 2018;320(2):146-55 and Ed.
    • 39. Labor induction versus expectant management in low-risk nulliparous women
      - NEJM 2018;379(6):513-23 and Ed.
    • 40. Pre-diagnosis and post-diagnosis use of common analgesics and ovarian cancer prognosis (NHS/NHSII): a cohort study
      - Lancet Oncol 2018;19(8):1107-16.
    • 41. Association of early introduction of solids with infant sleep: a secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA Pediatr 2018;172(8):e180739.
    • 42. Psychosocial functioning among regular cannabis users with and without cannabis use disorder
      - Psychol Med 2018;48(11):1853-61.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 43. Management options for patients with GERD and persistent symptoms on proton pump inhibitors: recommendations from an expert panel
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2018;113(7):980-6.
    • 44. Human papillomavirus vaccine for children and adolescents
      - Paediatr Child Health 2018;23(4):262-5.
    • 45. Screening for cervical cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement
      - JAMA 2018;320(7):674-86 and Ed.
    • 46. No. 363 Investigation and management of non-immune fetal hydrops
      - JOGC 2018;40(8):1077-90.
  • Audio Lectures

    To access the lectures, go to the library's Audiovisual webpage. In the Lectures section, click on "Please click here for access details". You will be asked to login. Once you have logged in, you will see instructions on how to login to Audio-Digest and download the mp3 files.

     

    • Pediatrics: airway / Trauma / Injury prevention
      - Emergency Medicine Volume 35, Issue 18
    • Urologic concerns in men
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 36
    • Menopause / Literature review: diabetes, Clostridium difficile infections
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 35
    • Patients with IBD: cancer / Behavioral therapy
      - Gastroenterology Volume 32, Issue 14
    • Update on prostate cancer screening and management
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 33
    • Advances in stroke care 2018
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 34
    • Urgent conditions in obstetrics
      - Obstetrics/Gynecology Volume 65, Issue 17
    • Highlights from the 3rd International Conference on Sacroiliac Joint Surgery Pt. 1
      - Orthopaedics Volume 41, Issue 13
    • Highlights from the 3rd International Conference on Sacroiliac Joint Surgery Pt. 2
      - Orthopaedics Volume 41, Issue 14
    • Pain control / Hypertension
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 31
    • Tic disorders / Suicidality
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 31
    • Stimulants in psychiatry / Legal ramifications of suicide
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 15
    • Evaluation and diagnosis of dementia
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 17
  • Prescription of trust

    • 47. Overdiagnosis in primary care: framing the problem and finding solutions
      - BMJ 2018;362:k2820.
    • 48. Sexual harassment and abuse: when the patient is the perpetrator
      - Lancet 2018;392(10145):368-70.
    • 49. Truth disclosure on prognosis: is it ethical not to communicate personalized risk of death?
      - Int J Clin Pract 2018;72(8):e13222.
  • New Books

    • Behavioral addictions: DSM-5 and beyond
      - Petry, N. Oxford University Press, 2016.
    • Clinical cardiology: current practice guidelines
      - Katritsis, D. Oxford University Press, 2016.
    • Communication: core personal skills for health professionals
      - O'Toole, G. Elsevier, 2016.
    • Musculoskeletal examination
      - Gross, J. Wiley, 2016.
    • Physician mental health and well-being: research and practice
      - Brower, K. Springer, 2017.

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