June 2020

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June Highlights

Cardiovascular: 9, 24, 35, 47
Infectious Diseases: 1, 6, 8, 12, 19, 25, 37, 43, 51
Mental Health: 4, 14, 17, 21, 27, 32, 34, 36, 38, 49, ebook
Obs/Gyn: 2, 11, 20, 34, 39, 46
Pain & Opioids: 26, 29, 32, 39
Pediatrics: 2, 16, 23, 27, ebook
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Interpreting a covid-19 test result
      - BMJ 2020;369:m1808.
    • 2. Heavy menstrual bleeding in adolescents: ACOG management recommendations
      - Am Fam Physician 2020;101(10):633-5.
    • 3. Tinnitus
      - JAMA 2020;323(15):1497-8.
    • 4. Mitigating the psychological effects of social isolation during the covid-19 pandemic
      - BMJ 2020;369:m1904.
    • 5. Sudden-onset dizziness and vertigo symptoms: assessment and management of vestibular causes
      - Br J Gen Pract 2020;70(695):310-1.
    • 6. Diagnosis and treatment of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile infection in adults in 2020
      - JAMA 2020;323(14):1403-4 and Eds.
    • 7. An approach to excessive daytime sleepiness in adults
      - BMJ 2020;368:m1047.
  • Review Articles

    • 8. Mild or moderate Covid-19
      - NEJM 2020 [Epub ahead of print].
    • 9. The prevention of cardiovascular disease in older adults (9.1) and Summary of updated recommendations for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in women (9.2)
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2020;68(5):1098-106 (9.1) and J Am Coll Cardiol 2020;75(20):2602-18 (9.2).
    • 10. Evaluation and care of patients with diabetic retinopathy
      - NEJM 2020;382(17):1629-37.
    • 11. Clinical applications of telemedicine in gynecology and women’s health
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin NA 2020;47(2):259-70.
    • 12. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): role of chest CT in diagnosis and management
      - AJR Am J Roentgenol 2020;214(6):1280-6.
    • 13. Outpatient burn care: prevention and treatment
      - Am Fam Physician 2020;101(8):463-70.
    • 14. New medications for neuropsychiatric disorders
      - Psychiatr Clin NA 2020;43(2):399-413.
    • 15. Non-surgical management of primary hyperparathyroidism in the aging population
      - Maturitas 2020;136:49-53.
    • 16. Nickel allergic contact dermatitis: identification, treatment, and prevention
      - Pediatrics 2020;145(5):e20200628.
    • 17. Risk for health events after deprescribing acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in nursing home residents with severe dementia
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2020;68(4):699-707.
    • 18. Ophthalmic emergencies for the clinician
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2020;95(5):1050-8.
    • 19. Severe Covid-19 (19.1) and Management of critically ill adults with COVID-19 (19.2)
      - NEJM 2020 [Epub ahead of print] (19.1) and JAMA 2020;323(18):1839-41 and Ed (19.2).
    • 20. Ectopic pregnancy: diagnosis and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2020;101(10):599-606.
    • 21. Psychological treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder in adults: a network meta-analysis
      - Psychol Med 2020;50(4):542-55.
    • 22. Cystic fibrosis: emergence of highly effective targeted therapeutics and potential clinical implications
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020;201(10):1193-1208.
    • 23. Pediatric prevention: sleep dysfunction
      - Pediatr Clin NA 2020;67(3):559-71.
    • 24. Transient ischemic attack (24.1) and Hyperacute management of ischemic strokes (24.2)
      - NEJM 2020;382(20):1933-41 (24.1) and J Am Coll Cardiol 2020;75(15):1844-56 (24.2).
    • 25. The state of vaccine safety science: systematic reviews of the evidence
      - Lancet Infect Dis 2020;20(5):e80-9.
    • 26. Pain management in patients with serious illness
      - Med Clin NA 2020;104(3):415-38.
    • 27. Crisis and adolescents: assessments and initial management
      - Prim Care 2020;47(2):321-9.
    • 28. Acute-on-chronic liver failure
      - NEJM 2020;382(22):2137-45.
    • 29. Nerve blocks: part I. upper extremity
      - Am Fam Physician 2020;101(11):654-64.
    • 30. Fertility preservation for transgender individuals: a review
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2020;95(4):784-92.
    • 31. Quality of decision aids developed for women at average risk of breast cancer eligible for mammographic screening: systematic review and assessment according to the International Patient Decision Aid Standards instrument
      - Cancer 2020;126(12):2765-74.
  • From the Specialties

    • 32. Management of opioid use disorder in the emergency department: a white paper prepared for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine
      - J Emerg Med 2020;58(3):522-46.
    • 33. Tracheal intubation in the critically ill: where we came from and where we should go
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020;201(7):775-88.
    • 34. Psychotropic drug use in perinatal women with bipolar disorder
      - Semin Perinatol 2020;44(3):151230.
    • 35. Heart failure: a palliative medicine review disease, therapies, and medications with a focus on symptoms, function, and quality life
      - J Pain Symptom Manage 2020;59(5):1127-46.
    • 36. Physical and chemical restraints (an update)
      - Emerg Med Clin NA 2020;38(2):437-51.
  • Research Studies

    • 37. Herd immunity communication counters detrimental effects of selective vaccination mandates: experimental evidence
      - EClinicalMedicine 2020;22:100352.
    • 38. Home treatment for acute mental healthcare: randomised controlled trial
      - Br J Psychiatry 2020;216(6):323-30.
    • 39. Nonopioid versus opioid analgesia after hospital discharge following cesarean delivery: a randomized equivalence trial
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2020;222(5):488.e1-8.
    • 40. Dose-ranging effect of adjunctive oral cannabidiol vs placebo on convulsive seizure frequency in Dravet syndrome: a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA Neurol 2020;77(5):613-21.
    • 41. Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of X-ray and computed tomography in patients with wrist injury
      - Injury 2020;51(3):651-5.
    • 42. Hypofractionated breast radiotherapy for 1 week versus 3 weeks (FAST-Forward): 5-year efficacy and late normal tissue effects results from a multicentre, non-inferiority, randomised, phase 3 trial
      - Lancet 2020;395(10237):1613-26.
    • 43. Investigation into the cleaning methods of smartphones and wearables from infectious contamination in a patient care environment (I-SWIPE)
      - Am J Infect Control 2020;48(5):545-49.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 44. Diabetes Canada position statement on low-carbohydrate diets for adults with diabetes: a rapid review
      - Can J Diabetes 2020;44(4):295-9.
    • 45. The management of chronic insomnia disorder and obstructive sleep apnea: synopsis of the 2019 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense clinical practice guidelines
      - Ann Intern Med 2020;172(5):325-36.
    • 46. SMFM special statement: operative vaginal delivery: checklists for performance and documentation
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2020;22(5):B15-21.
    • 47. Hypertension Canada's 2020 comprehensive guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, risk assessment, and treatment of hypertension in adults and children
      - Can J Cardiol 2020;36(5):596-624.
    • 48. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of left-sided colonic diverticulitis
      - Dis Colon Rectum 2020;63(6):728-47.
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  • Time for Reflection...

    • 49. Mitigating the psychological harm of COVID-19 pandemic for clinicians
      - Circulation 2020;141(21):1724-6.
    • 50. The human encounter, attention, and equality: the value of doctor-patient contact
      - Br J Gen Pract 2020;70(694):254-5.
    • 51. Developing Covid-19 vaccines at pandemic speed
      - NEJM 2020;382(21):1969-73.

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