April 2021

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Safety of Routine Vaccinations

The recently purchased ebook, The clinician's vaccine safety resource guide, offers a review of vaccines available for a variety of diseases across the lifespan. Published before the pandemic, it does not contain information about COVID vaccines, but may be useful to support a wider understanding of vaccine safety.
 

April Highlights

Cardiovascular: 20, 24, 28, 33, 37, 42
Infectious Disease: 1, 3, 8, 12, 26, 34, 38, 40, 43, 48
Mental Health: 13, 21, 27, ebook
Obs/Gyn: 3, 6, 13, 30, 41, 47, 49
Pain & Opioids: 32, 36, 46
Urology: 23, 30, 44
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

  • Review Articles

    • 8. Comparison of saliva and nasopharyngeal swab nucleic acid amplification testing for detection of SARS-CoV-2: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA Intern Med 2021:181(3):353-60.
    • 9. Nausea and vomiting in 2021: a comprehensive update
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2021;55(4):279-99.
    • 10. Inhaled long-acting muscarinic antagonists in asthma – a narrative review (10.1) and Difficult-to-treat and severe asthma: management strategies (10.2)
      - Eur J Intern Med 2021;85:14-22 (10.1) and Am Fam Physician 2021;103(5):286-90 (10.2).
    • 11. Medically unexplained symptoms: assessment and management
      - Clin Med 2021;21(1):13-8.
    • 12. Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: a review of viral, host, and environmental factors (12.1) and Dismantling myths on the airborne transmission of…SARS-CoV-2 (12.2) and Effectiveness of mask wearing to control community spread of SARS-CoV-2 (12.3)
      - Ann Intern Med 2021;174(1):69-79 (12.1) and J Hosp Infect 2021;110:89-96 (12.2) and JAMA 2021;325(10):998-9 and Ed (12.3).
    • 13. Psychiatric medication use in pregnancy and breastfeeding
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin NA 2021;48(1):131-49.
    • 14. Diagnostic imaging: appropriate and safe use
      - Am Fam Physician 2021;103(1):42-50.
    • 15. Epistaxis
      - NEJM 2021;384(10):944-51.
    • 16. Diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis: a review
      - JAMA 2021;325(8):765-79.
    • 17. Vaccines for older adults
      - BMJ 2021;372:n188.
    • 18. Topical corticosteroids: choice and application
      - Am Fam Physician 2021;103(6):337-43.
    • 19. Guillain-Barré syndrome
      - Lancet 2021;397(10280):1214-28.
    • 20. Dual antiplatelet therapy de-escalation strategies
      - Am J Cardiol 2021;144(Suppl1):S23-31.
    • 21. Sequential combination of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in major depressive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA Psychiatry 2021;78(3):261-9.
    • 22. Dysphagia: evaluation and collaborative management
      - Am Fam Physician 2021;103(2):97-106.
    • 23. Beyond antimuscarinics: a review of pharmacological and interventional options for overactive bladder management in men
      - Eur Urol 2021;79(4):492-504 and Ed.
    • 24. Effect of omega-3 dosage on cardiovascular outcomes: an updated meta-analysis and meta-regression of interventional trials
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2021;96(2):304-313.
    • 25. Diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a review
      - JAMA 2021;325(9):865-77.
    • 26. Extrahepatic manifestations of chronic HCV infection
      - NEJM 2021;384(11):1038-52.
    • 27. When no diagnosis “fits”: diagnostically homeless and emotionally dysregulated children and adolescents
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatric Clin NA 2021;30(2):445-57.
    • 28. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: strategies for disease management and emerging therapeutic approaches
      - Postgrad Med 2021;133(2):125-39.
    • 29. Vaccinations in patients with rheumatic disease: consider disease and therapy
      - Med Clin NA 2021;105(2):213-25.
    • 30. Cervical cancer prevention in transgender men: a review
      - BJOG 2021;128(5):822-6.
    • 31. Targeted cancer therapies
      - Am Fam Physician 2021;103(3):155-63.
  • From the Specialties

    • 32. Neuromodulation for medically refractory neuropathic pain: spinal cord stimulation, deep brain stimulation, motor cortex stimulation, and posterior insula stimulation
      - World Neurosurg 2021;146:246-60.
    • 33. Management of patients with giant cell myocarditis: JACC review topic of the week
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2021;77(8):1122-34.
    • 34. Abscess management: an evidence-based review for emergency medicine clinicians
      - J Emerg Med 2021;60(3):310-20.
    • 35. Clinical presentation, investigation findings, and treatment outcomes of spontaneous intracranial hypotension syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA Neurol 2021;78(3):329-37.
    • 36. Perioperative opioid administration: a critical review of opioid-free versus opioid-sparing approaches
      - Anesthesiology 2021;134(4):645-59.
    • 37. Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease: pathophysiological insights and therapeutic options
      - Circulation 2021;143(11):1157-72.
  • Research Studies

    • 38. Lung ultrasonography for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia in the emergency department
      - Ann Emerg Med 2021;77(4):385-94.
    • 39. Evaluation of a home-printable vision screening test for telemedicine
      - JAMA Ophthalmol 2021;139(3):271-7.
    • 40. Recombinant zoster vaccine is efficacious and safe in frail individuals
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2021;69(3):744-52.
    • 41. Multimodal physical therapy versus topical lidocaine for provoked vestibulodynia: a multicenter, randomized trial
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2021;224(2):189.e1-12
    • 42. Artificial intelligence-enabled assessment of the heart rate corrected QT interval using a mobile electrocardiogram device
      - Circulation 2021;143(13):1274-86 and Ed.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 43. American College of Rheumatology clinical guidance for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with SARS-CoV-2 and hyperinflammation...: version 2 (43.1) and Acute covid-19 and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (43.2)
      - Arthritis Rheumatol 2021;73(4):e13-29 (43.1) and BMJ 2021;372:n385 (43.2).
    • 44. Workup of microscopic hematuria
      - BC Guidelines: Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Committee 2020.
    • 45. Clinical practice guidelines for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing (45.1) and American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society for Radiation Oncology, and Society of Surgical Oncology guideline for management of hereditary breast cancer (45.2)
      - Eur J Cancer 2021;146:30-47 (45.1) and JAMA Surg 2021;156(3):284-5 (45.2).
    • 46. The use of oral opioids to control children’s pain in the post-codeine era
      - Paediatr Child Health 2021;26(2):120-3.
    • 47. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult Series #54: assessing the risk of maternal morbidity and mortality
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2021;224(4):B2-15.
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  • Safe Space for All…

    • 48. CDC interim recommendations for fully vaccinated people: an important first step
      - JAMA 2021 [Epub ahead of print].
    • 49. The gynecologic examination of the transfeminine person after penile inversion vaginoplasty
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2021;224(3):266-73.
    • 50. Combating anti-Asian sentiment – a practical guide for clinicians
      - NEJM 2021 [Epub ahead of print].

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