February 2019

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February Highlights

Cardiovascular: 35, 38, 39, 41, 43, 45, 50
Communication: 5, 8, 51
Iatrogenic: 3, 4, 7, 11, 14, 15, 26, 31
Mental Health: 2, 7, 12, 16, 23, 37, 42, 47
Obs/Gyn: 14, 29, 30, 39, 44
Pain & Opioids: 6, 22, 33, 41

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

  • Review Articles

    • 6. Chronic abdominal wall pain: a common yet overlooked etiology of chronic abdominal pain
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(1):139-44.
    • 7. Managing antidepressant discontinuation: a systematic review
      - Ann Fam Med 2019;17(1):52.
    • 8. Counseling patients in primary care: evidence-based strategies
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;92(12):719.
    • 9. What’s eating you? Bedbugs
      - Cutis 2019;103(1):31.
    • 10. Delaying and reversing frailty: a systematic review of primary care interventions
      - Br J Gen Pract 2019;69(678):e61-9.
    • 11. Acute exacerbation of mild to moderate COPD: antibiotic therapy rarely justified
      - Prescr Intl 2019;28(200):19.
    • 12. Impulse control disorders in Parkinson’s disease
      - Am J Psychiatry 2019;176(1):5-11.
    • 13. Management options for irritable bowel syndrome
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2018;93(12):1858-72.
    • 14. Mindfulness, cognitive behavioural and behaviour-based therapy for natural and treatment-induced menopausal symptoms: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - BJOG 2019;126(3):330-9.
    • 15. Osteoporosis (15.1) and Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (15.2)
      - Lancet 2019;393(10169):364-76(15.1) and NEJM 2018;379(26):2547-56 (15.2).
    • 16. A systematic review of the effectiveness of mobile apps for monitoring and management of mental health symptoms or disorders
      - J Psychiatr Res 2018;107:73-8.
    • 17. Crohn’s disease: diagnosis and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(11):661.
    • 18. Diabetic bladder dysfunction: a review
      - Urology 2019;123:1-6.
    • 19. Disease-modifying therapies for multiple sclerosis
      - BMJ 2018;363:k4674.
    • 20. Developmental dysplasia of the hip
      - Pediatrics 2019;143(1):e20181147.
    • 21. Ultrasound-assisted lumbar punctures: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Acad Emerg Med 2019;26(1):85-96.
    • 22. Botulinum toxin versus placebo: a meta-analysis of prophylactic treatment for migraine
      - Plast Reconstr Surg 2019;143(1):239-50 and Ed.
    • 23. Conduct disorder: recognition and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2018;98(10):584-92.
    • 24. Soft tissue disorders of the mouth
      - Emerg Med Clin N Am 2019;37(1):55-68.
    • 25. Simple febrile seizures in a child
      - Prescr Intl 2019;28(201):48.
    • 26. Medical tourism and postoperative infections: a systematic literature review of causative organisms and empiric treatment
      - Plast Reconstr Surg 2018;142(6):1644-51.
    • 27. Addition of hyperbaric oxygen therapy vs medical therapy alone for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018;144(12):1153-61.
    • 28. Inborn errors of metabolism: from preconception to adulthood
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;99(1):25-32.
    • 29. Gynecological cancer survivorship
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 2019;46(1):165-78.
    • 30. Antibiotic allergy
      - Lancet 2019;393(10167):183-98.
    • 31. Women’s perspectives about cannabis use during pregnancy and the postpartum period: an integrative review
      - Prev Med 2019;119:17-23.
  • From the Specialties

    • 32. Opioid tolerance in critical illness
      - NEJM 2019;380(4):365-78.
    • 33. Imaging evaluation of the adult presenting with new-onset seizure
      - AJR Am J Roentgenol 2019;212(1):15-25.
    • 34. Risk factors for new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with sepsis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Crit Care Med 2019;47(2):280-7.
    • 35. Ten things every geriatrician should know about house calls
      - JAGS 2019;67(1):139-44.
    • 36. The effect of ICU diaries on psychological outcomes and quality of life of survivors of critical illness and their relatives: as systematic review and analysis
      - Crit Care Med 2019;47(2):273-9.
  • Research Studies

    • 37. Influenza vaccine in heart failure: cumulative number of vaccinations, frequency, timing, and survival: a Danish nationwide cohort study
      - Circulation 2019;139(5):575-86 and Ed.
    • 38. Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism during pregnancy: a multicenter prospective management outcome study
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;169(11):766-73.
    • 39. Three week versus six week immobilization for stable Weber B type ankle fractures: randomized, multicenter, non-inferiority clinical trial
      - BMJ 2019;364:k5432.
    • 40. Cardiac troponin elevation in patients without a specific diagnosis (40.1) and Single-molecule hsTnl and short-term risk in stable patients with chest pain (40.2)
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;73(1):1-9 and Ed (40.1) and J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;73(3):251-60 and Ed (40.2).
    • 41. Living well: an intervention to improve medical illness self-management among individuals with serious mental illness
      - Psychiatr Serv 2019;70(1):19-25.
    • 42. Fast protocol for treating acute ischemic stroke by emergency physicians
      - Ann Emerg Med 2019;73(2):105-12 and Ed.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 43. No. 372-statement on planned homebirth
      - J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2019; 41(2):223-7.
    • 44. ACC/AHA/SCAI/SIR/SVM 2018 appropriate use criteria for peripheral artery intervention (44.1) and Optimal exercise programs for patients with peripheral artery disease: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (44.2)
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;73(2):214-37 (44.1) and Circulation 2019;139(4):e10-33 (44.2).
    • 45. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons’ clinical practice guidelines for the management of pilonidal disease
      - Dis Colon Rectum 2019;62(2):146-57.
    • 46. EPA guidance on physical activity as a treatment for severe mental illness: a meta-review of the evidence and position statement from the European Psychiatric Association (EPA)...
      - Eur Psychiatry 2018;54:124-44.
    • 47. Evidence-based guidelines for vaginal hysterectomy of the International Society for Gynecologic Endoscopy (ISGE)
      - Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2018; 231: 262-7.
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  • Moving forward...

    • 48. Evolved to exercise
      - Sci Am 2019;320(1):22-29.
    • 49. Electromagnetic interference and cardiac implantable electronic devices: is the ride in electric cars still cool?
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;73(2):210-3.
    • 50. Automobile injury: a common familiar risk for presenting and comparing risks in dermatology
      - Cutis 2018; 102(6):416-20.

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