October 2019

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October Highlights

Cancer: 32, 35, 48, 50, 52, 54
Cardiovascular: 10, 12, 16, 20, 28, 39, 41, 43, 49
Dermatology: 18, 24, 31, 33
Infectious Disease: 2, 7, 13, 21, 52
Mental Health: 8, 11, 15, 40, 44
Pain & Opioids: 14, 34, 42, 44, 51
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Diagnosing the onset of menopause
      - JAMA 2019;322(8):775-6.
    • 2. Fluoroquinolones: the need for increasingly targeted use
      - Prescrire Int 2019;28(207):212-3.
    • 3. Acute vertigo
      - BMJ 2019;366:l5215.
    • 4. Treatment of threatened miscarriage with progestogens
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;100(5):279-80.
    • 5. Management of patients with acute ischemic stroke
      - JAMA 2019;322(8):777-8.
    • 6. How to help patient choose a surrogate decision maker #378
      - J Palliat Med 2019; 22(9):1162-3.
  • Review Articles

    • 7. Treatment of the common cold
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;100(5):281-9.
    • 8. Dementia
      - Ann Intern Med 2019;171(5):ITC33-48.
    • 9. Clinicians’ guide to cannabidiol and hemp oils (9.1) and Medical use of cannabis in 2019 (9.2)
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(9):1840-51 (9.1) and JAMA 322(10):974-5 (9.2).
    • 10. Treatment of hypertension in patients with asthma
      - NEJM 2019;381(11):1046-57.
    • 11. Acute agitation in an adult
      - Prescrire Int 2019;28(207):215-8.
    • 12. Update on cardiovascular safety of incretin-based therapy in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis of cardiovascular outcome trials
      - Can J Diabetes 2019;43(7):538-45.
    • 13. Respiratory syncytial virus infection in adults
      - BMJ 2019;366:l5021.
    • 14. Managing procedural pain in the neonate using an opioid-sparing approach
      - Clin Ther 2019;41(9):1701-13.
    • 15. Alcohol use disorders
      - Lancet 2019;394(10200):781-92.
    • 16. Mitral valve prolapse, ventricular arrhythmias, and sudden death
      - Circulation 2019;140(11):952-64.
    • 17. Current guidelines and treatment paradigms for nocturnal polyuria: a “NEW” disease state for US physicians, patients and payers
      - Int J Clin Prac 2019;73(8):e13337.
    • 18. Nonsurgical hair restoration treatment
      - Cutis 2019;104(1):17-24.
    • 19. Comparative efficacy of bone anabolic therapies in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
      - Maturitas 2019;129:12-22.
    • 20. Atypical electrocardiographic presentation in need of primary percutaneous coronary intervention
      - Am J Cardiol 2019;124(8):1305-14.
    • 21. Pharmacotherapy approaches in nontuberculous mycobacteria infections
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(8):1567-81.
    • 22. Diagnostic performance of ultrasonography for detection of pediatric elbow fracture: a meta-analysis
      - Ann Emerg Med 2019;74(4):493-502.
    • 23. Adrenal crisis
      - NEJM 2019;381(9):852-61.
    • 24. Erythema multiforme: recognition and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;100(2):82-8.
    • 25. Acute liver failure
      - Lancet 2019;394(10201):869-81.
    • 26. Shock-wave therapy versus corticosteroid injection on lateral epicondylitis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
      - Phys Sportsmed 2019;47(3):284-9.
    • 27. More than the sum of the respiratory events: personalized medicine approaches for obstructive sleep apnea
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019;200(6):691-703.
    • 28. From detecting the vulnerable plaque to managing the vulnerable patient
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;74(12):1582-93.
    • 29. The current status of cell-based therapies for primary knee osteoarthritis
      - Orthop Clin NA 2019;50(4):415-23.
    • 30. Mobile devices and health
      - NEJM 2019;381(10):956-68.
    • 31. Pemphigus
      - Lancet 2019;394(10201):882-94.
    • 32. Systemic therapy for locally advanced and metastatic non-small cell lung cancer: a review
      - JAMA 2019; 322(8):764-774.
    • 33. Noninvasive imaging tools in dermatology
      - Cutis 2019;104(2):108-13.
  • From the Specialties

    • 34. Transversus abdominis plane block in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a systematic review
      - Dis Colon Rectum 2019;62(10):1248-55.
    • 35. Brachytherapy: an overview for clinicians
      - CA Cancer J Clin 2019;69(5):386-401.
    • 36. Top ten tips palliative care clinicians should know about caring for children in neonatal and pediatric intensive care units
      - J Palliat Care 2019;22(9):1149-53.
    • 37. Keeping long-term care patients out of hospital during acute medical illness: proposal for common elements of an integrated healthcare delivery system for long-term care
      - Healthc Q 2019;22(2):40-6.
    • 38. Social media skills for professional development in psychiatry and medicine
      - Psychiatr Clin NA 2019;42(3):483-92.
  • Research Studies

    • 39. A multicenter randomized trial to evaluate a chemical-first or electrical-first cardioversion strategy for patients with uncomplicated acute atrial fibrillation
      - Acad Emerg Med 2019;26(9):969-981.
    • 40. Continued benefits of methylphenidate in ADHD after 2 years in clinical practice: a randomized placebo-controlled discontinuation study
      - Am J Psychiatry 2019;176(9):754-62.
    • 41. Five-year outcomes of a randomized trial of treatments for varicose veins
      - NEJM 2019;381(10):912-22.
    • 42. Subdissociative-dose ketamine is effective for treating acute exacerbations of chronic pain
      - Acad Emerg Med 2019;26(9):1044-51.
    • 43. Initial and sustained response effects of 3 vagal maneuvers in supraventricular tachycardia: a randomized, clinical trial
      - J Emerg Med 2019;57(3):299-305.
    • 44. Urine is superior to oral fluid for detecting buprenorphine compliance in patients undergoing treatment for opioid addiction
      - Drug Alcohol Depend 2019;203:8-12.
    • 45. Effect of dietary and supplemental omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on risk of recurrent gout flares
      - Arthritis Rheumatol 2019;71(9):1580-6.
    • 46. The MedSafer study: a controlled trial of an electronic decision support tool for deprescribing in acute care
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2019;67(9):1843-50.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 47. Guideline no. 386-gynaecologic surgery in the obese patient
      - J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2019;41(9):1356-70.
    • 48. Medication use to reduce risk of breast cancer: US Preventive Task Force recommendation statement
      - JAMA 2019;322(9):857-67 and Eds.
    • 49. Omega-3 fatty acids for the management of hypertriglyceridemia: a science advisory from the American Heart Association
      - Circulation 2019;140(12):e673-91.
    • 50. Guideline no.389-medical management of symptomatic uterine leiomyomas – an addendum
      - J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2019;41(10):1521-4.
    • 51. Clinical policy: critical issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache
      - Ann Emerg Med 2019;74(4):e41-74.
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  • Trick or Treat?

    • 52. Oncolytic measles virotherapy and opposition to measles vaccination
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(9):1834-9.
    • 53. Why we trust lies: the most effective misinformation starts with seeds of truth
      - Sci Am 2019; 321(3):54-61.
    • 54. Cancer treatment and survivorship statistics, 2019
      - CA Cancer 2019;69(5):363-85.

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