January 2019

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January Highlights
Cancer & Survivors: 8, 16, 33, 36
Cardiovascular: 12, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 35, 37, 39, 43
Mental Health: 10, 21, 25, 29, 38, 47
Obs/Gyn: 11, 18, 22, 26, 42
Pain & Opioids: 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 17, 32, 36
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus: ACP releases updated guidance statement on A1C targets for pharmacologic glycemic control
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(9):613-4.
    • 2. Opioids for neuropathic pain #363
      - J Palliat Med 2018;21(12):1806-7.
    • 3. Diagnosis and management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
      - JAMA 2018;320(23):2474-5.
    • 4. The role of palliative rehabilitation in serious illness #364
      - J Palliat Med 2018;27(12):1808-9.
  • Review Articles

    • 5. Medical cannabis
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2018;93(12):1842-7.
    • 6. Diagnosis and treatment of primary headache disorders in older adults
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2018;66(12):2408-16.
    • 7. Sinusitis update
      - Emerg Med Clin NA 2019;37(1):41-54.
    • 8. Evaluation of interventions intended to increase colorectal cancer screening rates in the United States: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA Intern Med 2018;178(12):1645-58 and Ed.
    • 9. Knee pain in adults and adolescents: the initial evaluation
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(9):576-85.
    • 10. The next stage of buprenorphine care for opioid use disorder
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;169(9):628-35.
    • 11. Management of severe pregnancy sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum
      - BMJ 2018;363:k5000.
    • 12. Determining the optimal systolic blood pressure for hypertensive patients: a network meta-analysis
      - Can J Cardiol 2018;34(12):1581-9.
    • 13. Gout: state of the art after a decade of developments
      - Rheumatology 2019;58(1):27-44.
    • 14. Best practices in transgender health: a clinician’s guide
      - Prim Care Clin 2018;45(4):687-703.
    • 15. Braces and splints for common musculoskeletal conditions
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(10):570-6.
    • 16. Cancer survivorship (16.1) and Risk of cancer recurrence among individuals exposed to antitumor necrosis factor therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies (16.2)
      - NEJM 2018;379(25):2438-50 (16.1) and J Clin Gastroenterol 2018;53(1):e1-11 (16.2).
    • 17. Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA 2018;320(23):2448-60 and Ed.
    • 18. Diagnostic protocols for the management of pregnancy of unknown location: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - BJOG 2019;126(2):190-8.
    • 19. Obesity and asthma
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2018;141(4):1169-79.
    • 20. Challenges with severe coronary artery calcification in percutaneous coronary intervention: a narrative review of therapeutic options
      - Can J Cardiol 2018;34(12):1564-72.
    • 21. Substance-use disorders in later life
      - NEJM 2018;379(24):2351-60.
    • 22. State-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of hypertension in pregnancy
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2018;93(11):1664-77.
    • 23. Technologies to augment rotator cuff repair
      - Orthop Clin NA 2019;50(1):103-8.
    • 24. Medical therapy for long-term prevention of atherothrombosis following an acute coronary syndrome: JACC State-of-the-Art review
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;72(23):2886-903.
    • 25. Movement disorders associated with antipsychotic medication in people with schizophrenia: an overview of Cochrane reviews and meta-analysis
      - Can J Psychiatry 2018;63(11):730-9.
    • 26. Bacterial vaginosis and desquamative inflammatory vaginitis
      - NEJM 2018;379(23):2246-54.
    • 27. Echocardiographic screening for pulmonary hypertension in congenital heart disease
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;72(22):2778-88.
    • 28. Prescribed exercise with compression vs compression alone in treating patients with venous leg ulcers: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA Dermatol 2018;154(11):1304-11 and Ed.
  • From the Specialties

    • 29. Medical screening of mental health patients in the emergency department: a systematic review
      - J Emerg Med 2018;55(6):799-812.
    • 30. Top ten tips palliative care clinicians should know about caring for children
      - J Palliat Med 2018;21(12):1783-9.
    • 31. Can functional nasal surgery treat chronic headaches? A systematic review (31.1) and The role of the otolaryngologist in the evaluation and management of headaches (31.2)
      - Plast Reconstr Surg 2018;142(6):1583-92 (31.1) and Am J Otolaryngol 2019;40(1):115-20 (31.2).
    • 32. Theory-based health behavior interventions for pediatric chronic disease management: a systematic review
      - JAMA Pediatr 2018;172(12):1177-86.
  • Research Studies

    • 33. Radical prostatectomy or watchful waiting in prostate cancer: a 29-year follow-up
      - NEJM 2018;379(24):2319-29.
    • 34. The effect of statin use on mortality in systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases
      - J Rheumatol 2018;45(12):1689-95.
    • 35. 10-year outcomes of stents versus coronary artery bypass grafting for left main coronary artery disease
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2018;72(23):2813-22.
    • 36. Frequency, outcomes, and associated factors for opioid-induced neurotoxicity in patients with advanced cancer receiving opioids in inpatient palliative care
      - J Palliat Med 2018;21(12):1698-1704.
    • 37. Early versus standard care invasive examination and treatment of patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome
      - Circulation 2018;138(24):2741-50.
    • 38. Does the use of psychotropic medication adversely affect the outcomes of hip arthroscopy?
      - Am J Sports Med 2018;46(14):3423-8.
    • 39. Effect of clopidogrel vs ticagrelor on platelet aggregation and inflammation markers after percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction
      - Can J Cardiol 2018;34(12):1606-12.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 40. Thyroid function testing in the diagnosis and monitoring of thyroid function disorder
      - BC Guidelines: Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Council, 2018.
    • 41. Working with vaccine-hesitant parents: an update
      - Paediatr Child Health 2018;23(8):561.
    • 42. No 369: management of pregnancy subsequent to stillbirth
      - JOGC 2018;40(12):1669-83.
    • 43. Canadian Cardiovascular Society Position Statement on familial hypercholesterolemia: update 2018
      - Can J Cardiol 2018;34(12):1553-63.
    • 44. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons clinical practice guidelines for the use of bowel preparation in elective colon and rectal surgery
      - Dis Colon Rectum 2019;62(1):3-8.
  • Times are a-changin'

    • 45. Cultivating a computer-side manner
      - Sci Am 2018;319(6):24.
    • 46. Update on medication use quality and safety in older adults, 2017
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2018;66(12):2254-8.
    • 47. Enhancing the engagement of immigrant and ethnocultural minority clients in Canadian early intervention services for psychosis
      - Can J Psychiatry 2018;63(11):740-7.
  • New Books

    • The diagnosis and management of agitation
      - Zeller, S. Cambridge, 2017.
    • Handbook of liver disease
      - Friedman, L. Elsevier, 2018.
    • Medical management of psychotropic side effects
      - Annamalai, A. Springer, 2017.
    • Mental disorders in primary care: a guide to their evaluation and management
      - Carvalho, A. Oxford University Press, 2017.
    • Motivational interviewing in diabetes care
      - Steinberg, M. The Guilford Press, 2015.

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