November 2019

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November Highlights

Cardiovascular: 5, 19, 23, 27 29, 44
Gastrointestinal: 1, 21, 37, 39
Geriatrics: 9, 11, 19, 24, 29, 45
Mental Health: 11, 18, 22, 26, 30, 46, Books
Obs/Gyn: 3, 12, 17, 20, 35, 41
Pain & Opioids: 10, 18, 31, 34, Books
Pediatrics: 7, 30, 33, 40, 46
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Clinical approach to lactose intolerance
      - JAMA 2019;322(16):1600-1.
    • 2. Retinal pathology in patients with acute-onset flashes and floaters
      - Acad Emerg Med 2019;26(10):1183-5.
    • 3. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) at the start of pregnancy: early miscarriages
      - Prescrire Int 2019;28(208):240-1.
    • 4. 5.3.5 rule for examining the muscles of the upper limb
      - Postgrad Med J 2019;95(1127):465-8.
    • 5. A simple intervention to reduce your chance of missing an acute aortic dissection
      - CJEM 2019;21(5):618-21.
    • 6. Caring for long term health needs in women with a history of sexual trauma
      - BMJ 2019;367:l5825.
  • Review Articles

    • 7. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease: rapid evidence review
      - Am Fam Physician 2019; 100(7):408-14.
    • 8. Urinary retention
      - Emerg Med Clin NA 2019;37(4):649-60.
    • 9. An integrated approach to diagnosing and managing sleep disorders in menopausal women
      - Maturitas 2019;128:1-3.
    • 10. Acute low back pain without radiculopathy: paracetamol and ibuprofen have modest efficacy, at best
      - Prescrire Int 2019;28(208):243-6.
    • 11. Driving fitness in different forms of dementia: an update
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2019;67(10):2186-92.
    • 12. Elective induction of labor at 39 weeks compared with expectant management: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019;221(4):304-10.
    • 13. Cannabis inhalation and voice disorders: a systematic review
      - JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2019;145(10):956-64.
    • 14. Family health history: the first genetic test in precision medicine
      - Med Clin NA 2019;103(6):957-66.
    • 15. Management of type 2 diabetes: now and the future
      - Clin Med 2019:19(5):403-5.
    • 16. Hepatitis C
      - Lancet 2019;394(10207):1451-66.
    • 17. Maternal self-harm deaths: an unrecognized and preventable outcome
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019;221(4):295-303.
    • 18. Medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorder
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(10):2072-86.
    • 19. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and cardiac resynchronization therapy in older adults with heart failure
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2019;67(10):2193-9.
    • 20. Pelvic inflammatory disease: diagnosis, management, and prevention
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;100(6):357-64.
    • 21. Evaluation and management of premalignant conditions of the esophagus: a systematic review survey of international guidelines
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2019;53(9):627-34.
    • 22. Delirium
      - Am J Psychiatry 2019;176(10):785-93.
    • 23. Effect of catheter-based renal denervation on uncontrolled hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(9):1695-1706 and Ed.
    • 24. Type and timing of menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk: individual participation meta-analysis of the worldwide epidemiological evidence
      - Lancet 2019;394(10204):1159-68.
    • 25. New advances in the management of pulmonary sarcoidosis
      - BMJ 2019;367:l5553.
    • 26. Mental health recovery narratives and their impact on recipients: systematic review and narrative syntheses
      - Can J Psychiatry 2019;64(10):669-79.
    • 27. Chronic kidney disease and coronary artery disease
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2019;74(14):1823-38.
    • 28. Nanomedicine: an emerging era of theranostics and therapeutics for rheumatoid arthritis
      - Rheumatology 2019;58(10):1715-21.
    • 29. Cardiovascular implications of gender-affirming hormone treatment in the transgender population
      - Maturitas 2019;129:45-9.
  • From the Specialties

    • 30. Effective treatments for self-harm
      - Children’s Ment Health Res Q 2019;13(3):5-15.
    • 31. Safety of postoperative opioid alternatives in plastic surgery: a systematic review
      - Plast Reconstr Surg 2019;144(4):991-9.
    • 32. The role of vitamins and supplements on skin appearance
      - Cutis 2019;104(4):220-4.
    • 33. Protein intakes to optimize outcomes for preterm infants
      - Semin Perinatol 2019;41(7):151154.
    • 34. Clinical practice guidelines and consensus statements about pain management in critically ill end-of-life patients: a systematic review
      - Crit Care Med 2019;47(11):1619-26.
  • Research Studies

    • 35. Planned early delivery or expectant management for late preterm pre-eclampsia (PHOENIX): a randomised controlled trial
      - Lancet 2019;394(10204):1181-90.
    • 36. Penicillin V four times daily for five days versus three times daily for 10 days in patients with pharyngotonsillitis caused by group A streptococci: randomised controlled, open label, non-inferiority study
      - BMJ 2019;367:l5337.
    • 37. Oral nano vitamin D supplementation reduces disease activity in ulcerative colitis: a double-blind randomized parallel group placebo-controlled trial
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2019;53:e409-15.
    • 38. Association of treatment with metformin vs sulfonylurea with major adverse cardiovascular events among patients with diabetes and reduced kidney function
      - JAMA 2019;322(12):1167-77 and Ed.
    • 39. Long-term follow-up of the AVOD randomized trial of antibiotic avoidance in uncomplicated diverticulitis
      - Br J Surg 2019;106(11):1542-8.
    • 40. Feasibility and accuracy of fast MRI versus CT for traumatic brain injury in young children
      - Pediatrics 2019;144(4):e20190419.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 41. Guideline No. 392-pregnancy and maternal obesity part 2: team planning for delivery and postpartum care
      - J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2019;41(11):1660-75.
    • 42. Diagnosis and treatment of adults with community-acquired pneumonia: an official clinical practice guideline of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019;200(7):e45-67.
    • 43. AAAAI mast cell disorders committee work group report: mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) diagnosis and management
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2019;144(4):883-96.
    • 44. 2019 international clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer
      - Lancet Oncol 2019;20(10):e566-81.
    • 45. Global consensus position statement on the use of testosterone therapy for women
      - Maturitas 2019;128:89-93.
  • Changing realities...

    • 46. The kids are alright
      - Sci Am 2019;321(5):44-9.
    • 47. Detection of various microplastics in human stools
      - Ann Intern Med 2019;171(7):453-7 and Ed.
    • 48. Obesity on the brain
      - Sci Am 2019;321(4):38-45.
  • New Books

    • The American Society of Addiction Medicine handbook on pain and addiction
      - Robeck, IR. Oxford University Press, 2018.
    • Health, illness, and medicine in Canada
      - Clarke, JN. Oxford University Press, 2016.
    • Indigenous relations: insights, tips & suggestions to make reconciliation a reality
      - Joseph, B. Indigenous Relations Press, 2019.

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