October 2018

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October Highlights
Cancer: 20, 12, 26, 28, 42, 48
Cardiovascular: 7, 15, 21, 25, 28, 36, 41
Geriatrics: 6, 35, 37, 39
Infectious Disease: 6, 10, 12, 18, 45
Mental Health: 14, 30, 34, 37, 40, Books
Pediatrics: 5, 9, 27, 31, 47
Substance-Related: 11, 13, 16, 38, 46, Books

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Management of insomnia disorder in adults
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(5):319-22.
    • 2. Management of groin hernias in adults, 2018
      - JAMA 2018;320(10):1029-30.
    • 3. New diagnosis of hyperthyroidism in primary care
      - BMJ 2018;362:k2880.
    • 4. Minimising iatrogenic nerve injury in primary care
      - Br J Gen Pract 2018;68(673):392-3.
    • 5. Developing an eczema action plan
      - Clin Dermatol 2018;36(5):659-61.
  • Review Articles

    • 6. Seasonal influenza immunization: strategies for older adults
      - Int J Clin Pract 2018;72(10):e13249.
    • 7. Prevention and control of hypertension
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;72(11):1278-93.
    • 8. Common foot problems: over-the-counter treatments and home care
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(5):298-303.
    • 9. Behavioral and pharmacotherapy weight loss interventions to prevent obesity-related morbidity and mortality in adults: updated evidence report and systematic review... (9.1) and Obesity prevention and treatment in primary care (9.2)
      - JAMA 2018;320(11):1172-91 and Ed (9.1) and Acad Ped 2018;18(7):736-45 (9.2).
    • 10. Skin infections
      - Prim Care 2018;45(3):433-54.
    • 11. Prevention and treatment of tobacco use: JACC Health Promotion series
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;72(9):1030-45.
    • 12. Comparative efficacy of treatments for Clostridium difficile infection: a systematic review and network meta-analysis (12.1) and Diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection (12.2)
      - Lancet Infect Dis 2018;18(9):1035-44 (12.1) and JAMA 2018;320(10):1031-2 (12.2).
    • 13. Stimulant and designer drug use: primary care management
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(2):85-92.
    • 14. Pharmacologic treatment of perinatal depression
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin NA 2018;45(3):419-40.
    • 15. Dual vs single antiplatelet therapy in patients with lower extremity peripheral artery disease: a meta-analysis
      - Int J Cardiol 2018;269:292-7.
    • 16. Diagnosis and pharmacotherapy of alcohol use disorder: a review
      - JAMA 2018;320(8):815-24 and Ed.
    • 17. Primary hyperparathyroidism
      - NEJM 2018;379(11):1050-9.
    • 18. Chronic nonallergic rhinitis
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(3):171-6.
    • 19. Uric acid stones, clinical manifestations and therapeutic considerations
      - Postgrad Med J 2018;94(1114):458-62.
    • 20. Melanoma
      - Lancet 2018;392(10151):971-84.
    • 21. Exercise training for patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;72(10):1157-65.
    • 22. Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease
      - NEJM 2018;379(11):1060-70.
    • 23. Non-hodgkin lymphoma
      - BMJ 2018;362:k3204.
    • 24. Dietary interventions in liver cirrhosis
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2018;52(8):663-73.
    • 25. Heparin-induced thrombocytopaenia
      - Postgrad Med J 2018;94(1114):453-7.
    • 26. Lynch syndrome-associated colorectal cancer
      - NEJM 2018;379(8):764-73.
    • 27. Nutrition in toddlers
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(4):227-33.
  • From the Specialties

    • 28. Immune checkpoint inhibitor toxicity review for the palliative care clinician (28.1) and Immune checkpoint inhibitors and cardiovascular toxicity (28.2)
      - J Pain Symptom Manage 2018;56(3):460-72 (28.1) and Lancet Oncol 2018;19(9):e447-58 (28.2).
    • 29. Current concepts in diagnosis and treatment of functional neurological disorders
      - JAMA Neurol 2018;75(9):1132-41.
    • 30. Critical issues in men’s mental health
      - Can J Psychiatry 2018;63(9):590-6 and Ed.
    • 31. Ethical issues around pediatric death: navigating consent, assent, and disagreement regarding life-sustaining medical treatment
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin NA 2018;27(4):539-50.
    • 32. Relapsing polychondritis: a clinical review for rheumatologists
      - Rheumatology 2018;57(9):1525-32.
  • Research Studies

    • 33. Intramuscular versus intravenous oxytocin to prevent postpartum haemorrhage at vaginal delivery: randomised controlled trial
      - BMJ 2018;362:k3546.
    • 34. Effectiveness of watchful waiting versus antidepressants for patients diagnosed of mild to moderate depression in primary care: a 12-month pragmatic clinical trial (INFAP study)
      - Eur Psychiatry 2018;53:66-73.
    • 35. Overcoming reluctance to accept home-based support from an older adult perspective
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2018;66(9):1796-9.
    • 36. Drug-coated balloons for small coronary artery disease (BASKET-SMALL 2): an open-label randomised non-inferiority trial
      - Lancet 2018;392(10150):849-56.
    • 37. Antidepressant use and cognitive outcomes in very old women
      - J Gerontol A 2018;73(10):1390-5.
    • 38. Opioid-prescribing continuity and risky opioid prescriptions
      - Ann Fam Med 2018;16(5):440-2.
    • 39. Outcomes of reconstruction of stage II adult-acquired flatfoot deformity in older patients
      - Foot Ankle Int 2018;39(9):1019-27.
    • 40. Chronic vagus nerve stimulation significantly improves quality of life in treatment-resistant major depression
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2018;79(5):18m12178.
    • 41. Rate, timing, correlated, and outcomes of hemodynamic valve deterioration after bioprosthetic surgical aortic valve replacement
      - Circulation 2018;138(10):971-85 and Ed.
    • 42. A multicenter study of 5-year outcomes following focal therapy in treating clinically significant nonmetastatic prostate cancer
      - Eur Urol 2018;74(4):422-429 and Ed.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 43. Screening for urinary incontinence in women: a recommendation from the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;169(5):320-8.
    • 44. The role of weight management in the treatment of adult obstructive sleep apnea: an Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2018;198(6):e70-87.
    • 45. The use of faecal microbiota transplant as treatment for recurrent or refractory Clostridium difficile infection and other potential indications: joint British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) guidelines
      - J Hosp Infect 2018;100(suppl 1):s1-31.
    • 46. Opioid-prescribing guidelines for common surgical procedures: an expert panel consensus
      - J Am Coll Surg 2018;227(4):411-8.
    • 47. Evaluation of the child with global developmental delay and intellectual disability
      - Paediatr Child Health 2018;23(6):403-10.
  • Audio Lectures

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    • Brain death / Transfusion therapy
      - Anesthesiology Volume 60, Issue 35
    • Ethical issues in the emergency department
      - Emergency Medicine Volume 35, Issue 21
    • New drug update
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 39
    • Erectile dysfunction / Fatty liver disease
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 41
    • Sleep disorders in primary care
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 37
    • Pain management in primary care
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 38
    • Special considerations in cataract surgery
      - Ophthalmology Volume 56, Issue 17
    • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery / Age-related macular degeneration
      - Ophthalmology Volume 56, Issue 19
    • Highlights from Thyroid 2018: The 40th Anniversary Symposium
      - Otolaryngology Volume 51, Issue 20
    • Genetic syndromes / Obesity
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 35
    • Hypotonic infant / Muscular dystrophy
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 39
    • Psychiatric aspects of neurologic disorders
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 18
    • Neuropsychiatric aspects of head injuries
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 19
  • Prescription of trust

    • 48. When tissue is no longer the issue: tissue-agnostic cancer therapy comes of age
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;169(4):233-9.
    • 49. Voluntary euthanasia: implications for organ donation
      - NEJM 2018;379(10):909-11.
  • New Books

    • Brain death
      - Wijdicks, E. Oxford University Press, 2017.
    • Clinical manual of palliative care psychiatry
      - Fairman, N. American Psychiatric Association, 2016.
    • Cognitive therapy for chronic pain: a step-by-step guide
      - Thom, B. The Guilford Press, 2017.
    • Movement disorders
      - Walsh, R. Oxford University Press, 2017.
    • Office-based buprenorphine treatment of opioid use disorder
      - Renner, J. American Psychiatric Association, 2018.

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