April 2019

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April Highlights
Cancer: 7, 26, 40
Cardiovascular: 6, 8, 20, 39, 45, 47
Gastroenterology: 7, 9, 11, 13, 18
Mental Health: 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 28, 30, 33, 36
Obs/Gyn: 21, 24, 38, 43, 46
Pain & Opioids: 12, 17, 25
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

  • Review Articles

    • 6. Lower extremity peripheral artery disease: diagnosis and treatment
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;99(6):362-9.
    • 7. Performance characteristics of fecal immunochemical tests for colorectal cancer and advanced adenomatous polyps: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Ann Intern Med 2019;170:319-29 and Ed.
    • 8. Yoga as antihypertensive lifestyle therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis (8.1) and Soft tissue and bony injuries attributed to the practice of yoga: a biomechanical analysis and implications for management (8.2)
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(3):432-46 (8.1) and pp 424-31 (8.2) and Ed.
    • 9. Helicobacter pylori infection
      - NEJM 2019;380(12):1158-65.
    • 10. Head injury in the elderly – an overview for the physician
      - Clin Med 2019;19(2):177-84.
    • 11. Management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding
      - BMJ 219;364:l536.
    • 12. Driving under the influence of opioids: what prescribers should know
      - J Opioid Manag 2019;14(6):415-27.
    • 13. Gas, bloating, and belching: approach to evaluation and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;99(5):301-9.
    • 14. The pharmacological management of agitated and aggressive behavior: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Eur Psychiatry 2019;57:78-100.
    • 15. Role of biologics in asthma
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019;199(4):433-45.
    • 16. Comparative efficacy and acceptability of non-surgical brain stimulation for the acute treatment of major depressive episodes in adults: systematic review and network meta-analysis
      - BMJ 2019;364:l1079.
    • 17. Sublingual buprenorphine versus intravenous or intramuscular morphine in acute pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials
      - Am J Emerg Med 2019;37(3):381-6.
    • 18. Management of celiac disease in daily clinical practice
      - Eur J Intern Med 2019;61:15-24.
    • 19. Neuropsychological evaluations in adults
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;99(2):101-8.
    • 20. A meta-analysis of transfemoral endovascular treatment of common carotid artery lesions
      - World Neurosurg 2019;123:89-94.
    • 21. Management of perinatal depression with non-drug interventions
      - BMJ 2019;364:l322.
    • 22. Clinical efficacy of launched JAK inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis
      - Rheumatology 2019;58:i17-26.
    • 23. Self-harm in older adults: systematic review
      - Br J Psychiatry 2019;14(4):186-200.
    • 24. Review of current guidelines for recurrent pregnancy loss: new strategies for optimal evaluation of women who may be superfertile
      - Semin Perinatol 2019;43(2):105-15.
    • 25. Benefits and harms of spinal manipulative therapy for the treatment of chronic low back pain: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (25.1) and Manipulative therapies: what works (25.2)
      - BMJ 2019;364:l689 (25.1) and Am Fam Physician 2019;99(4):248-52 (25.2).
    • 26. Mucinous ovarian carcinoma
      - NEJM 2019;380(13):1256-66.
    • 27. Communication with children and adolescents about the diagnosis of their own life-threatening condition (27.1) and Happiness when the body hurts: achieving well-being in chronic health conditions (27.2)
      - Lancet 2019;393(10176):1150-63 (27.1) and Child Adolesc Psychiatric Clin N Am 2019;28(2):147-56 (27.2).
    • 28. “I’s” on the prize: a systematic review of individual differences in contingency management treatment response
      - J Subst Abuse Treat 2019;100:64-83.
  • From the Specialties

  • Research Studies

    • 33. Measles, mumps, rubella vaccination and autism: a nationwide cohort
      - Ann Intern Med 2019;170(8):513-20 and Ed.
    • 34. Association of initial disease-modifying therapy with later conversion to secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (34.1) and Effect of nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation vs continued disease-modifying therapy on disease...(34.2)
      - JAMA 2019;321(2):175-87 (34.1) and pp 165-74 (34.2) and Eds.
    • 35. Automated insulin dosing guidance to optimise insulin management in patients with type 2 diabetes: a multicentre, randomised trial
      - Lancet 2019;393(10176):1138-48.
    • 36. Association of antipsychotic treatment with risk of unexpected death among children and youth
      - JAMA Psychiatry 2019;76(2):162-71 and Ed.
    • 37. Randomized trial of four treatment approaches for actinic keratosis
      - NEJM 2019;380:935-46.
    • 38. Effectiveness of an enhanced recovery after surgery program in gynaecology oncologic surgery: a single-centre prospective cohort study
      - J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2019;41(4):436-42.
    • 39. Effect of catheter ablation vs antiarrhythmic medication on quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation: the CAPTAF randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA 2019;321(11):1059-68.
    • 40. Self-management intervention for head and neck cancer couples: results of a randomized pilot trial
      - Cancer 2019;125(7):1176-84.
    • 41. Effect of a behavioral intervention strategy on sustained change in physical activity and sedentary behavior in patients with type 2 diabetes: the IDES_2 randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA 2019;321(9):880-90.
    • 42. Contemporary stethoscope cleaning practices: what we haven’t learned in 150 years
      - Am J Infect Control 2019;47(3):238-42.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 43. No. 376-magnesium sulphate for fetal neuroprotection
      - J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2019;41(4):505-522.
    • 44. The British Society for Rheumatology biologic DMARD safety guidelines in inflammatory arthritis
      - Rheumatology 2019;58(2):e3-42.
    • 45. Reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism in medical inpatients
      - Clin Med 2019;19:100-3.
    • 46. No. 377-hysterectomy for benign gynaecologic indications
      - J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2019;41(4):543-57.
    • 47. Cardiovascular risk reduction in high-risk pediatric patients: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association
      - Circulation 2019;139(13):e603-34.
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  • Smartphones for the future?

    • 48. Data sharing practices of medicines related apps and the mobile ecosystem: traffic, content, and network analysis
      - BMJ 2019;364:l920.
    • 49. High-resolution direct ophthalmoscopy with unmodified iPhone X
      - JAMA Ophthalmol 2019;137(2):212-3.

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