May 2020

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Pandemic Information Resources

The College library has created a list of pandemic-related ebooks for background information. Registrants with library services may submit requests for information on more specific topics by using our literature search form or emailing medlib@cpsbc.ca.
 

May Highlights

Cancer: 3, 25, 29, 33, 38, 42
Cardiovascular: 13, 29, 31, 35, 39, 44, 47
Infectious Diseases: 1, 8, 21, 40, 46, 48, ebooks
Mental Health: 11, 15, 19, 23, 27, 32, 34, 41, ebooks
Obs/Gyn: 8, 16, 21, 26, 43, 46
Pediatrics: 5, 20, 27, 34, 36, 45
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

  • Review Articles

    • 8. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and pregnancy: what obstetricians need to know
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2020;222(5):415-26
    • 9. Opioids in older adults: indications, prescribing, complications, and alternative therapies for primary care (9.1) and A practical approach to using adjuvant analgesics in older adults (9.2)
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2020;95(4):793-800 (9.1) and J Am Geriatr Soc 2020;68(4):691-8 (9.2).
    • 10. Ingestion of caustic substances
      - NEJM 2020;382(18):1739-48.
    • 11. Effectiveness of suicide prevention interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2020;63:127-40.
    • 12. Chronic diarrhea in adults: evaluation and differential diagnosis
      - Am Fam Physician 2020;101(8):472-80.
    • 13. Meta-analysis of usefulness of treatment of hypercholesterolemia with statins for primary prevention in patients older than 75 years
      - Am J Cardiol 2020;125(8):1154-7.
    • 14. Diagnosis and management of obstructive sleep apnea: a review (14.1) and Assessment of obstructive sleep apnoea in primary care: screening and evaluation strategies (14.2)
      - JAMA 2020;323(14):1389-1400 (14.1) and Int J Clin Pract 2020;74(5):e13482 (14.2).
    • 15. Non-pharmacological interventions for adult ADHD: a systematic review
      - Psychol Med 2020;50(4):529-41.
    • 16. Endometriosis (16.1) and Endometrial biopsy: tips and pitfalls (16.2)
      - NEJM 2020;382:1244-56 (16.1) and Am Fam Physician 2020;101(9):551-6 (16.2).
    • 17. Biologics in the treatment of skin and rheumatologic diseases
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2020;145(4):1138-41.
    • 18. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: a review
      - JAMA 2020; 323(12):1175-83.
    • 19. Evidence-based support for autistic people across the lifespan: maximising potential, minimising barriers, and optimising the person-environment fit (19.1) and The role of diagnostic instruments in dual and differential diagnosis in autism... (19.2)
      - Lancet Neurol 2020;19(5):434-51 (19.1) and Child Adolesc Psychiatric Clin NA 2020;29(2):275-99 (19.2).
    • 20. Antiemetics in children with acute gastroenteritis: a meta-analysis
      - Pediatrics 2020;145(4):e20193260.
    • 21. Universal screening versus risk-based protocols for antibiotic prophylaxis during childbirth to prevent early-onset group B streptococcal disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - BJOG 2020;127(6):680-91.
    • 22. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding in adults: evaluation and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2020;101(5):294-300.
    • 23. Anorexia nervosa
      - NEJM 2020;382(14):1341-51.
    • 24. Recognizing and managing polypharmacy in advanced illness
      - Med Clin NA 2020;104(3):405-13.
    • 25. Core needle biopsy versus incisional biopsy for differentiation of soft-tissue sarcomas: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Cancer 2020;126(9):1917-28.
    • 26. Early amniotomy after cervical ripening for induction of labor: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
      - Am J Obstet Gyencol 2020;222(4):320-9.
    • 27. Substance use disorder in vulnerable children
      - Pediatr Clin NA 2020;67(2):373-85.
    • 28. Cochlear implantation in adults
      - NEJM 2020; 382(16):1513-42.
    • 29. Comparative risk of cardiovascular events with biologic and synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis (29.1) and A review of cancer immunotherapy toxicity (29.2)
      - Arthritis Care Res 2020;72(4):561-76 (29.1) and CA Cancer J Clin 2020;70(2):86-104 (29.2).
    • 30. Cutaneous cryosurgery for common skin conditions
      - Am Fam Physician 2020;101(7):399-406.
    • 31. Anticoagulant strategies for the patient with chronic kidney disease
      - Clin Med 2020;20(2):151-5.
  • From the Specialties

    • 32. Emergency department evaluation of the adult psychiatric patient
      - Emerg Med Clin NA 2020;38(2):419-35.
    • 33. Clinical and dermoscopic features associated with difficult-to-recognize variants of cutaneous melanoma: a systematic review
      - JAMA Dermatol 2020;156(4):430-9.
    • 34. Bringing effective [mental health] treatments to more children
      - Children’s Ment Health Res Q 2020;14(2):5-15.
    • 35. Management of intracerebral hemorrhage (35.1) and Exploration of efficacy and safety of interventions for intraventricular hemorrhage: a network meta-analysis (35.2)
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2020;75(15):1819-31 (35.1) and World Neurosurg 2020;136:382-9.e6 (35.2).
    • 36. Pediatric tongue lesions: an often-overlooked but important collection of diagnoses
      - AJR Am J Roentgenol 2020;214(5):1008-18.
  • Research Studies

    • 37. Physical therapy versus glucocorticoid injection for osteoarthritis of the knee
      - NEJM 2020;382(15):1420-9.
    • 38. Diagnostic efficacy and molecular testing by combined fine-needle aspiration and core needle biopsy in patients with a lung nodule
      - Cancer Cytopathol 2020;128(3):201-6.
    • 39. Impact of bariatric surgery on cardiovascular outcomes and mortality: a population-based cohort study
      - Br J Surg 2020;107(4):432-42.
    • 40. First-wave COVID-19 transmissibility and severity in China outside Hubei after control measures, and second-wave scenario planning: a modelling impact assessment
      - Lancet 2020;395(10233):1382-93.
    • 41. The effects of once- versus twice-weekly sessions on psychotherapy outcomes in depressed patients
      - Br J Psychiatry 2020;216(4):222-30.
    • 42. Prostate-specific membrane antigen PET-CT in patients with high-risk prostate cancer before curative-intent surgery or radiotherapy (proPSMA): a prospective, randomised, multicentre study
      - Lancet 2020;395(10231):1208-16.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 43. No. 397 – conservative care of urinary incontinence in women
      - J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2020;42(4):510-22.
    • 44. Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Heart Failure Society joint position statement on the evaluation and management of patients with cardiac amyloidosis
      - Can J Cardiol 2020;36(3):322-343.
    • 45. Paediatric injuries around the knee: bony injuries
      - Injury 2020;51(3):611-9.
    • 46. Screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnant persons to prevent preterm delivery: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement
      - JAMA 2020;323(13):1286-92 and Ed.
    • 47. 2020 focused update of the 2017 ACC expert consensus decision pathway on the management of mitral regurgitation
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2020;75(17):2236-70.
  • eBooks

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  • Risky Business...

    • 48. Barrier enclosure during endotracheal intubation
      - NEJM 2020 [Epub ahead of print].
    • 49. Exposure of healthcare professionals to cytotoxic drugs: a proven risk requiring preventive measures
      - Prescrire Int 2020;29(215):138-9.

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