July 2019

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July Highlights

Cardiovascular: 2, 12, 15, 19, 23, 26, 35, 38
Emergency: 5, 11, 26, 28
Mental Health: 3, 10, 13, 20, 46, Books
Obs/Gyn: 11, 28, 31, 43
Pain & Opioids: 7, 10, 20, 25, 34, 46, Books
Pediatrics: 11, 29, 41, 43, 45

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Hip fractures in older adults in 2019
      - JAMA 2019;321(22):2231-2.
    • 2. 2018 cholesterol clinical practice guidelines: synopsis of the 2018 AHA/ACC/Multisociety Cholesterol Guideline
      - Ann Intern Med 2019;170(11):779-83.
    • 3. Are there effective psychopharmacologic treatments for PTSD?
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2019;80(3):18ac12473.
    • 4. Therapeutic strategies for type 2 diabetes mellitus in women after menopause
      - Maturitas 2019;126:69-72.
    • 5. Coadministration of probiotics with prescribed antibiotics for preventing Clostridium difficile diarrhea
      - Acad Emerg Med 2019;26(4):454-6.
  • Review Articles

    • 6. Current treatments for obesity
      - Clin Med 2019;19(3):205-12.
    • 7. Nonnarcotic methods of pain management (7.1) and Understanding transdermal buprenorphine and a practical guide to its use for chronic cancer and non-cancer pain management (7.2)
      - NEJM 2019;380(25):2440-8 (7.1) and J Opioid Manag 2019;15(2):147-58 (7.2).
    • 8. Plantar fasciitis
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;99(12):744-50.
    • 9. Advances in rehabilitation for chronic diseases: improving health outcomes and function
      - BMJ 2019;365:l2191.
    • 10. Prevention of opioid overdose
      - NEJM 2019;380(23):2246-55.
    • 11. Is my baby normal? A review of seemingly worrisome but normal newborn signs, symptoms and behaviors
      - Am J Emerg Med 2019;37(6):1153-9.
    • 12. Did this patient have cardiac syncope?: the rational clinical examination systematic review
      - JAMA 2019;321(24):2448-57.
    • 13. Differential diagnosis of major depressive disorder versus bipolar disorder: current status and best clinical practices
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2019;80(3):ot18043ah2.
    • 14. Challenges in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
      - Autoimmun Rev 2019;18(7):706-13.
    • 15. Arrhythmia-induced cardiomyopathy
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;73(18):2328-44.
    • 16. Novel paradigms in systemic lupus erythematosus
      - Lancet 2019;393(10188):2344-58.
    • 17. Management of burns
      - NEJM 2019;380(24):2349-59.
    • 18. Gait impairments in Parkinson’s disease
      - Lancet Neurol 2019;18(7):697-708.
    • 19. Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled clinical trial evidence refutes relationship between pharmacotherapy with angiotensin-receptor blockers and an increased risk of cancer
      - Eur J Intern Med 2019;64:1-9.
    • 20. Obstetric management of women with opioid use disorder
      - Semin Perinatol 2019;43(3):168-72.
    • 21. Pathogenesis and diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency in adults
      - NEJM 2019;380(26):2551-62.
    • 22. Surgical interventions for women with stress urinary incontinence: systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
      - BMJ 2019;365:l1842.
    • 23. Small vessel disease: mechanisms and clinical implications
      - Lancet Neurol 2019;18(7):684-96.
    • 24. Inhaled corticosteroid therapy in adult asthma: time for a new therapeutic dose terminology
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019;199(12):1471-77.
    • 25. A clinical overview of off-label use of gabapentinoid drugs
      - JAMA Intern Med 2019;179(5):695-701.
    • 26. Approach to complications of ventricular assist devices: a clinical review for the emergency provider
      - J Emerg Med 2019;56(6):611-23.
    • 27. Polyphenols in the treatment of autoimmune diseases
      - Autoimmun Rev 2019;18(7):647-57.
  • From the Specialties

    • 28. Point of care ultrasound is associated with decreased ED length of stay for symptomatic early pregnancy
      - Am J Emerg Med 2019;37(6):1165-8.
    • 29. Assessment of the clinical benefit of imaging in children with unilateral sensorineural hearing loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2019;145(5):431-43.
    • 30. Clinical management of rib fractures and methods for prevention of pulmonary complications: a review
      - Injury 2019;50(6):1159-65.
    • 31. Oral vs intravenous iron therapy for postpartum anemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019;221(1):19-29.
    • 32. Tailored management of primary gastrointestinal stromal tumors
      - Cancer 2019;125(13):2164-71.
  • Research Studies

    • 33. Association among dietary supplement use, nutrient intake, and mortality among U.S. adults: a cohort study
      - Ann Intern Med 2019;170(9):604-13.
    • 34. Effectiveness of opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a two-year multicenter, prospective cohort study with propensity score matching
      - J Pain 2019;20(6):706-15.
    • 35. Five-year clinical and echocardiographic outcomes from the NOTION randomized clinical trial in patients at lower surgical risk [TAVR vs SAVR]
      - Circulation 2019;139(24):2714-23 and Ed.
    • 36. Association of dietary and supplementary calcium intake with age-related macular degeneration: age-related eye disease study report 39
      - JAMA Opthalmol 2019;137(5):543-50.
    • 37. Clinical metagenomic sequencing for diagnosis of meningitis and encephalitis
      - NEJM 2019;380(24):2327-40.
    • 38. Cardiovascular risk and risk factor management in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study assessing sex disparities
      - Circulation 2019;139(24):2742-53.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 39. Iron deficiency – diagnosis and management
      - BC Guidelines: Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Council, 2019.
    • 40. Screening for HIV infection: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement (40.1) and Preexposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV infection: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement (40.2)
      - JAMA 2019;321(23):2326-36 (40.1) and JAMA 2019;321(22):2203-13 (40.2) and Eds.
    • 41. Lead toxicity with a new focus: addressing low-level lead exposure in Canadian children
      - Paediatr Child Health 2019;24(4):293-4.
    • 42. The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health process of care for the identification of sexual concerns and problems in women
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(5):842-56.
    • 43. Neuroprotection from acute brain injury in preterm infants
      - Paediatr Child Health 2019;24(4):276-82
  • Hair "razing" concerns...

    • 44. Hair reduction for transgender persons: what dermatologists should know and how they can help
      - JAMA Dermatol 2019;155(5):525-6.
    • 45. Why are girls getting their periods so young?
      - Sci Am 2019;320(5):38-40.
    • 46. Opioid agonist treatment and the process of injection drug use initiation
      - Drug Alcohol Depend 2019;197:354-60.
  • New Books

    • Diagnosis and management of neck and back pain: in primary care
      - Collins, RD. Wolters Kluwer, 2018.
    • Gates and Rowan’s nonepileptic seizures
      - LaFrance, WC. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
    • Handbook of personality disorders: theory, research, and treatment
      - Livesley, WJ. Guilford Press, 2018.
    • Transgender mental health
      - Yarbrough, E. American Psychiatric Association, 2018.
    • Travel Medicine
      - Keystone, JS. Elsevier, 2019.

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