March 2019

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March Highlights
Cardiovascular: 10, 14, 21, 25, 35, 45
Gastrointestinal: 11, 15, 24, 43
Mental Health: 7, 23, 27, 30, 32, 48, Books
Obs/Gyn: 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 46
Pain & Opioids: 12, 16, 22, 34, 47
Pediatrics: 17, 23 32, Books
Substance Use: 9, 30, 36, 38, Books

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

  • Review Articles

    • 6. Geriatrics screening and assessment
      - Prim Care Clin Office Pract 2019;46(1):85-96.
    • 7. Pharmacological treatments for generalized anxiety disorder: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
      - Lancet 2019;393(10173):768-77.
    • 8. Evaluation and management of abnormal uterine bleeding
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(2):326-35.
    • 9. Primary care for persons who inject drugs
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;99(2):109-16.
    • 10. Diagnosis and treatment of Lyme carditis
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;73(6):717-26.
    • 11. Practical perspectives in the treatment of nausea and vomiting
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2019;53(3):170-8.
    • 12. Nonmigraine headache and facial pain
      - Med Clin N Am 2019;103(2):235-50.
    • 13. Contraception
      - Ann Intern Med 2019;170(3):ITC18-32.
    • 14. Efficacy and safety of statin therapy in older people: a meta-analysis of individual participant data from 28 randomised controlled trials
      - Lancet 2019;393(10170):407-15.
    • 15. Meta-analyses of current strategies to treat uncomplicated diverticulitis
      - Dis Colon Rectum 2019;62(3):371-8.
    • 16. Top ten tips palliative care clinicians should know about medical cannabis
      - J Palliat Med 2019;22(3):319-25.
    • 17. Care of neonatal intensive care unit graduate after discharge
      - Pediatr Clin N Am 2019;66(2):489-508.
    • 18. Aspiration pneumonia
      - NEJM 2019;380(7):651-63.
    • 19. Epilepsy in adults
      - Lancet 2019;393(10172):689-701.
    • 20. Gluteus medius tears of the hip: a comprehensive approach
      - Phys Sportsmed 2019;47(1):15-20.
    • 21. Use of medication for cardiovascular disease during pregnancy
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;73(4):457-76.
    • 22. Is spinal mobilization effective for low back pain?: a systematic review
      - Complement Ther Clin Pract 2019;34:51-63.
    • 23. Ethical implications for providers regarding cannabis use in children with autism spectrum disorders
      - Pediatrics 2019;143(2):e20180558.
    • 24. Emergency medicine evaluation and management of small bowel obstruction: evidence-based recommendations
      - J Emerg Med 2019;56(2):166-76.
    • 25. Coronary artery disease manifestations in HIV: what, how, and why
      - Can J Cardiol 2019;35(3):270-9.
    • 26. Pelvic complications after prostate cancer radiation therapy and their management: an international collaborative narrative review
      - Eur Urol 2019;75(3):464-476.
    • 27. Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder
      - Psychiatr Clin N Am 2019;42(1):45-57.
    • 28. The role of menopausal hormone therapy in women with or at risk of ovarian and breast cancers: misconceptions and current directions
      - Cancer 2019;125(4):499-514.
    • 29. Recent developments in biologic therapies for the treatment of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
      - Rheumatology 2019;58(3):382-7.
    • 30. What works for whom and why: a narrative systematic review of interventions for reducing post-traumatic stress disorder and problematic substance use among women with experiences of interpersonal violence
      - J Subst Abus Treat 2019;99:88-103.
  • From the Specialties

    • 31. The dermatologist’s role in amputee skin care
      - Cutis 2019;103(2):86-90.
    • 32. Effective treatments for bipolar disorder
      - Children’s Ment Health Res Q 2019;13(1):5-12.
    • 33. Metabolic support challenges with obesity during critical illness
      - Nutrition 2019;57:24-31.
    • 34. The role of multimodal analgesia in preventing the development of chronic postsurgical pain and reducing postoperative opioid use
      - J Opioid Manag 2019;14(6):452-61.
    • 35. Treatment of urticarial vasculitis: a systematic review
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2019;143(2):458-66.
  • Research Studies

    • 36. Efficacy and safety of a monthly buprenorphine depot injection for opioid use disorder: a multicentre, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial
      - Lancet 2019;393(10173):778-90.
    • 37. Platelet-rich plasma versus hyaluronic acid injections for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: results at 5 years of a double-blind, randomized controlled trial
      - Am J Sports Med 2019;47(2):347-54.
    • 38. A randomized trial of e-cigarettes versus nicotine-replacement therapy
      - NEJM 2019;380(7):629-37 and Ed.
    • 39. The detrimental consequences of overestimating future health in late life
      - J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2019;74(3):373-81.
    • 40. Importance of measuring hand and foot function over the disease course in rheumatoid arthritis: an eight-year follow-up study
      - Arthritis Care Res 2019;71(2):166-72.
    • 41. Confirming the clinical safety and feasibility of a bundled methodology to improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation involving a head-up/torso-up chest compression technique
      - Crit Care Med 2019;47(3):449-55.
    • 42. The real-world impact of modern treatments on the survival of patients with metastatic melanoma
      - Eur J Cancer 2019;108:25-32.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 43. Canadian Association of Gastroenterology clinical practice guideline for the management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
      - JCAG 2019; 2(1):6-29.
    • 44. Diabetes Canada position statement for people with types 1 and 2 diabetes who fast during Ramadan
      - Can J Diabetes 2019;43(1):3-12.
    • 45. 2019 Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology guidelines on the acute management of ST-elevation myocardial infraction: focused update on regionalization and reperfusion
      - Can J Cardiol 2019;35(2):107-32.
    • 46. No. 375-clinical practice guideline on the use of first trimester ultrasound
      - JOGC 2019;41(3):388-95.
    • 47. Safe and appropriate use of methadone in hospice and palliative care: expert consensus white paper
      - J Pain Symptom Manage 2019;57(3):635-45.
  • Into the unknown...

    • 48. Why we believe in conspiracy theories
      - Sci Am 2019;320(3):58-63.
    • 49. Why odds ratios can be tricky statistics: the case of finasteride, dutasteride, and sexual dysfunction
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2018;79(6):18f12641.
  • New Books

    • Clinical manual of child and adolescent psychopharmacology
      - McVoy, M. American Psychiatric Association, 2019.
    • Handbook of diagnosis and treatment of DSM-5 personality disorders: assessment, case conceptualization, and treatment
      - Sperry, L. Routledge, 2016.
    • Soft tissue augmentation
      - Carruthers, J. Elsevier, 2018.
    • Substance use disorders: a guide for the primary care provider
      - Milhorn, HT. Springer, 2018.

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