February 2020

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February Highlights

Cancer: 10, 24, 28, 30, 32, 35, 38, 44
Cardiovascular: 13, 16, 21, 25, 34, 41, 48
Mental Health: 3, 18, 20, 23, 26, 33, 42, 45, ebooks
Obs/Gyn: 4, 14, 29, 38, 40, 46
Pain & Opioids: 19, 31, 37, 49
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Mild traumatic brain injury in 2019-2020
      - JAMA 2020;323(2):177-8.
    • 2. Systematic contact dermatitis: sometimes it is the food
      - Cutis 2019;104(6):337-40.
    • 3. The role of ketamine in depression #384
      - J Palliat Med 2020;23(1):136-8.
    • 4. Assessment and management of heavy menstrual bleeding (4.1) and Diagnosis and management of primary dysmenorrhea (4.2)
      - JAMA 2020;323(3):270-1 (4.1) and pp 268-9 (4.2).
    • 5. Diagnosing VTE: guidelines from the American Society of Hematology
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;100(11):716-7.
    • 6. Precocious puberty
      - BMJ 2020;368:l6597.
  • Review Articles

    • 7. Vaccination of adults in general medical practice (7.1) and The prevention of infections in older adults: vaccination (7.2)
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2020:95(1):169-83 (7.1) and J Am Geriatr Soc 2020;68(1):207-14 (7.2).
    • 8. Suicide
      - NEJM 2020;382(3):266-74.
    • 9. Influenza: diagnosis and treatment
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;100(12):751-8.
    • 10. Thyroid nodules: diagnostic evaluation based on thyroid cancer risk assessment
      - BMJ 2020;368:l6670.
    • 11. Efficacy and effectiveness of bulking agents in the treatment of stress and mixed urinary incontinence: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Maturitas 2020;133:13-31.
    • 12. Predictors of successful discontinuation of biologic and targeted synthetic DMARDs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in remission or low disease activity: a systematic literature review
      - Rheumatology 2020;59(2):324-34.
    • 13. Treating hypertension in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
      - NEJM 2020;382(4):353-63.
    • 14. Bacterial vaginosis – a brief synopsis of the literature
      - Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2020;245:143-8.
    • 15. Diagnosis and treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2020:145(1):1-7.
    • 16. Diagnostic performance of non-invasive imaging for stable coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis
      - Int J Cardiol 2020;300:276-81.
    • 17. A blueprint for planning and implementing a transgender health program (17.1) and Care of transgender persons (17.2)
      - Ann Fam Med 2020;18(1):73-9 (17.1) and NEJM 2019;381(25):2451-60 (17.2).
    • 18. Helping youth who are coping with challenges [to prevent substance use]
      - Children’s Ment Health Res Q 2019;13(4):5-15.
    • 19. Nonspecific low back pain and return to work
      - Am Fam Physician 2019;100(11):697-703.
    • 20. Current and emerging solutions to challenges in the management of Alzheimer’s disease
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2019;80(6):19-27.
    • 21. Management of acute and recurrent pericarditis
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2020;75(1):76-92.
    • 22. Changes in color of the skin and systemic disease
      - Clin Dermatol 2019;37(6):610-7.
    • 23. Telemedicine interventions for medication adherence in mental illness: a systematic review
      - Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2020;62:28-36.
    • 24. Supplemental MRI screening for women with extremely dense breast tissue
      - NEJM 2019;381(22):2091-102
    • 25. Beyond the lungs: systemic manifestation of pulmonary arterial hypertension
      - Am J Respir and Crit Care Med 2020;201(2):148-57.
    • 26. Psychotherapies for adolescents with subclinical and borderline personality disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Can J Psychiatry 2020;65(1):5-15.
    • 27. Resilience in clinical care: getting a grip on the recovery potential of older adults
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2019;67(12):2650-7.
    • 28. Head and neck cancer
      - NEJM 2020;382(1):60-72.
    • 29. Lithium exposure during pregnancy and the postpartum period: a systematic review and meta-analysis of safety and efficacy outcomes
      - Am J Psychiatry 2020;177(1):76-92.
    • 30. Adverse events of novel therapies for hematologic malignancies: what emergency physicians should know
      - Ann Emerg Med 2020;75(2):264-86
  • From the Specialties

    • 31. Acute postoperative pain management
      - Br J Surg 2020;107(2):e70-80.
    • 32. Neurologic complications of melanoma
      - Cancer 2020;126(3):477-86.
    • 33. Managing delirium and agitation in the older emergency department patient: the ADEPT tool
      - Ann Emerg Med 2020;75(2):136-45.
    • 34. Older adults in the cardiac intensive care unit: factoring geriatrics syndromes in the management, prognosis, and process of care: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association
      - Circulation 2020;141:e6-32.
    • 35. Renal mass biopsy is associated with reduction in surgery for early-stage kidney cancer
      - Urology 2020;135:76-81.
  • Research Studies

    • 36. Practices to foster physician presence and connection with patients in the clinical encounter
      - JAMA 2020;323(1):70-81 and Eds.
    • 37. Long-term safety and efficacy of closed-loop spinal cord stimulation to treat chronic back and leg pain (Evoke): a double-blind, randomised, controlled trial
      - Lancet Neurol 2020;19(2):123-34.
    • 38. Risk-tailored starting age of breast cancer screening based on women’s reproductive profile: a nationwide cohort study
      - Eur J Cancer 2020;124:207-13.
    • 39. Perforated appendicitis: short duration antibiotics are noninferior to traditional long duration antibiotics
      - Surgery 2020;167(2):475-7.
    • 40. Optimal timing of prenatal ultrasound in predicting birth weight in diabetic pregnancies
      - J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2020;42(1):48-53.
    • 41. Early surgery or conservative care for asymptomatic aortic stenosis
      - NEJM 2020;382(2):111-9.
    • 42. Family care rituals in the ICU to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in family members – a multicenter, multinational, before-and-after intervention trial
      - Crit Care Med 2020;48(2):176-84.
    • 43. Antimicrobial stewardship intervention: optimizing antibiotic treatment in hospitalized patients with reported antibiotic allergy
      - J Hosp Infect 2020;104(2):137-43.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 44. Breast cancer screening and diagnosis: a synopsis of the European Breast Guidelines
      - Ann Intern Med 2020;172(1):46-56.
    • 45. Post-diagnostic management and follow-up care for autism spectrum disorder
      - Paediatr Child Health 2019;24(7):461-8.
    • 46. Guideline No. 390 – Classification and management of endometrial hyperplasia
      - J Obstet Gynecol Can 2019;41(12):1789-800.
    • 47. The management of stroke rehabilitation: a synopsis of the 2019 Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense clinical practice guideline
      - Ann Intern Med 2019;171(12):916-24.
    • 48. 2019 American Heart Association focused update on pediatric advanced life support: an update to the American Heart Association guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care
      - Pediatrics 2020;145(1):e20191361.
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  • Letting go/Holding on...

    • 49. Unbound from opioids
      - Sci Am 2020;322(1):40-7.
    • 50. Telling me you don’t know is ok
      - BMJ 2020;368:l6803.
    • 51. Association between the release of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why and suicide rates in the United States: an interrupted time series analysis
      - J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2020;59(2):236-43.

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