January 2020

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Medical podcasts

The College library now offers a curated list of podcasts covering family medicine and many specialties. The list is organized by specialty and includes information on frequency, cost (most are free), and availability of CPD credits.

January Highlights

Cardiovascular: 2, 12, 20, 35, 41
Emergency: 30, 39, 41, 44
Gastrointestinal: 4, 9, 11, 18
Mental Health: 7, 15, 22, 24, 28, 38, 40, Books
Pediatrics: 3, 10, 13, 17, 24, 40
Rheumatology: 16, 23, 37
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Eye problems in contact lens wearers
      - BMJ 2019;367:l6337.
    • 2. Coronary microvascular dysfunction causing cardiac ischemia in women
      - JAMA 2019;322(23):2334-5.
    • 3. Urine sample collection from young pre-continent children: common methods and the new Quick-Wee technique
      - Br J Gen Pract 2020;70(690):42-3.
    • 4. Medical management of opioid-induced constipation
      - JAMA 2019;322(22):2241-2.
    • 5. Investigating cortisol excess or deficiency: a practical approach
      - BMJ 2019;367:l6039.
  • Review Articles

    • 6. Food allergy in adults: presentations, evaluation, and treatment
      - Med Clin NA 2020;104(1):145-55.
    • 7. Specific learning disabilities: the family physician’s role
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;100(10):628-35.
    • 8. Pruritus as a sign of systemic disease
      - Clin Dermatol 2019;37(6):644-56.
    • 9. Celiac disease (9.1) and Celiac disease: extraintestinal manifestations and associated conditions (9.2)
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2019;94(12):2556-71 (9.1) and J Clin Gastroenterol 2020;54(1):8-21 (.2).
    • 10. The limping child
      - Pediatr Clin NA 2020;67(1):119-38.
    • 11. Swallowing disorders in the older population
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2019;67(12):2643-9.
    • 12. Safety of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors
      - Am J Cardiol 2019;124(S1):s45-52.
    • 13. Pediatric molluscum: an update
      - Cutis 2019;104(5):301-5.
    • 14. Scientific evidence of diets for weight loss: different macronutrient composition, intermittent fasting, and popular diets (14.1) and Effects of intermittent fasting on health, aging, and disease (14.2)
      - Nutrition 2020;69:110549 (14.1) and NEJM 2019;381(26):2541-51 (14.2).
    • 15. Towards personalising treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis of face-to-face efficacy moderators of cognitive-behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for major depressive disorder
      - Psychol Med 2019;49(16):2657-68.
    • 16. Cannabinoids in the treatment of rheumatic diseases: pros and cons
      - Autoimmun Rev 2019;18(12):102409.
    • 17. Disclosing adverse events and near misses to parents of neonates
      - Semin Perinatol 2019;43(8):151182.
    • 18. Diagnosis and management of chronic pancreatitis: a review
      - JAMA 2019;322(24):2422-34.
    • 19. Penicillin allergy
      - NEJM 2019;381(24):2338-51.
    • 20. Fulminant myocarditis: epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management
      - Am J Cardiol 2019;124(12):1954-60.
    • 21. Efficacy and safety of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists with ACEI/ARB treatment for diabetic nephropathy: a meta-analysis
      - Int J Clin Pract 2019;73(12):e13413.
    • 22. Cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease: clinical management and prevention
      - BMJ 2019;367:l6217.
    • 23. The role of ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging for treat to target in rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis
      - Rheumatology 2019;58(12):2091-8.
    • 24. Systematic review and meta-analysis: cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder in children and adolescents
      - J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2020;59(1):64-77.
    • 25. Cinnamon supplementation positively affects obesity: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
      - Clin Nutr 2020;39(1):123-33.
    • 26. Active surveillance of low-risk papillary thyroid cancer: a meta-analysis
      - Surgery 2020;167(1):46-55.
    • 27. Essential thrombocythemia
      - NEJM 2019;381(22):2135-44.
  • From the Specialties

    • 28. Psychological treatment for methamphetamine use and associated psychiatric symptom outcomes: a systematic review
      - J Subst Abuse Treat 2020;109:61-79.
    • 29. The efficacy of platelet-rich plasma dressing for chronic nonhealing ulcers: a meta-analysis of 15 randomized controlled trials
      - Plast Reconstr Surg 2019;144(6):1463-74.
    • 30. Managing and securing the bleeding upper airway: a narrative review
      - Can J Anesth 2020;67(1):128-40.
    • 31. A state-of-the-art review highlighting medical overuse in dermatology, 2017-2018: a systematic review
      - JAMA Dermatol 2019;155(12):1410-5.
    • 32. A review of enhanced recovery after surgery principles used for scheduled caesarean delivery
      - JOGC 2019;41(12):1775-88.
  • Research Studies

    • 33. Clinical presentation, treatment, and short-term outcomes of lung injury associated with e-cigarettes or vaping: a prospective observational cohort study
      - Lancet 2019;394(10214):2073-83.
    • 34. Five-year results of a randomized controlled trial for lumbar artificial discs in single-level degenerative disc disease
      - Spine 2019;44(24):1685-96.
    • 35. Incorporation of biomarkers into risk assessment for allocation of antihypertensive medication according to the 2017 ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Guideline: a pooled cohort analysis
      - Circulation 2019;140(25):2076-88.
    • 36. Electrocatheter-mediated high-voltage pulsed radiofrequency of the dorsal root ganglion in the treatment of chronic lumbosacral neuropathic pain: a randomized controlled study
      - Clin J Pain 2020;36(1):25-33.
    • 37. Juvenile Sjögren’s syndrome: clinical characteristics with focus on salivary gland ultrasonography
      - Arthr Care Res 2020;72(1):78-87.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 38. Management of depressive symptoms in peri- and postmenopausal women: EMAS position statement
      - Maturitas 2020;131:91-101.
    • 39. Recommendations for the use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) by emergency physicians in Canada
      - CJEM 2019;21(6):721-6.
    • 40. Standards of diagnostic assessment for autism spectrum disorder
      - Paediatr Child Health 2019 24(7):444-51.
    • 41. 2019 International Consensus on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care science with treatment recommendations
      - Circulation 2019;140(24):e826-80.
    • 42. Trans-specific Geriatric Health Assessment (TGHA): an inclusive clinical guideline for the geriatric transgender patient in a primary care setting
      - Maturitas 2020;132:70-5.
  • Helping others...

    • 43. Undetectable equals untransmittable (U = U): implications for preconception counseling for human immunodeficiency virus serodiscordant couples
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2020;222(1):53-6.
    • 44. Medical emergencies in flight: are doctors prepared to improvise?
      - Cancer Cytopathol 2019;127(12):733-734.
  • New Books

    • Indigenous healing: exploring traditional paths
      - Ross, R. Penguin, 2014.
    • Injection techniques in musculoskeletal medicine: a practical manual for clinicians in primary and secondary care
      - Saunders, S. Elsevier, 2019.
    • Oxford textbook of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
      - Banaschewski, T. Oxford University Press, 2018.
    • Side effects of medical cancer therapy: prevention and treatment
      - Dicato, MA. Springer, 2018.

Please note that the articles included in Cites & Bytes are for your information and are not considered College policy.