May 2021

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May Highlights

Cardiovascular: 16, 20, 24, 28, 31, 33, 39, 42, 45, 47
Emergency: 19, 32, 35, 43, 52
Gastrointestinal: 3, 19, 29, 41, 49
Infectious Disease: 6, 12, 14, 29
Mental Health: 15, 17, 36, 38, 52
Obs/Gyn: 2, 10, 21, 27, 33, 40, 48, 51, ebook
Pain & Opioids: 2, 9, 19, 21, 30, 46
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Managing bronchiectasis in adults in primary care: a clinical update
      - Br J Gen Pract 2021;71(705):183-4.
    • 2. Chronic pelvic pain in women: ACOG updates recommendations
      - Am Fam Physician 2021;103(3):186-8.
    • 3. A practical approach to the patient with chronic diarrhoea
      - Clin Med 2021;21(2):124-6.
    • 4. Screening for lung cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement
      - JAMA 2021;325(10):962-70 and Ed.
    • 5. Symptom management of patients with multiple sclerosis in primary care: focus on overlooked symptoms
      - Br J Gen Pract 2021;71(704):139-41.
    • 6. Do systemic corticosteroids reduce mortality in critically ill adult patients with COVID-19?
      - Ann Emerg Med 2021;77(4):407-9.
    • 7. Nutrition for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis #411
      - J Palliat Med 2021;24(4):619-20.
  • Review Articles

    • 8. Insomnia
      - Ann Intern Med 2021;174(3):ITC33-48.
    • 9. Migraine: integrated approaches to clinical management and emerging treatments
      - Lancet 2021;397(10283):1505-18.
    • 10. Association of umbilical cord management strategies with outcomes of preterm infants: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
      - JAMA Pediatr 2021;175(4):e210102.
    • 11. Atopic dermatitis
      - NEJM 2021;384(12):1136-43.
    • 12. IL-6 inhibition in the treatment of COVID-19: a meta-analysis and meta-regression
      - J Infect 2021;82(5):178-85.
    • 13. Frailty: evaluation and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2021;103(4):219-26.
    • 14. Neuraminidase inhibitors are effective and safe in reducing influenza complications: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
      - Eur J Intern Med 2021;86:54-65.
    • 15. Alzheimer’s disease (15.1) and Comparative efficacy of interventions for reducing symptoms of depression in people with dementia: systematic review and network meta-analysis (15.2)
      - Lancet 2021;397(10284):1577-90 (15.1) and BMJ 2021;372:n532 (15.2).
    • 16. Cardiovascular effects of omega-3 fatty acids: hope or hype?
      - Atherosclerosis 2021;322:15-23.
    • 17. Eating disorders in primary care: diagnosis and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2021;103(1):22-32.
    • 18. Severe adult asthmas: integrating clinical features, biology, and therapeutics to improve outcomes
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2021;203(7):809-21.
    • 19. Disaster diagnoses in geriatric patients with abdominal pain
      - Emerg Med Clin NA 2021;39(2):347-60.
    • 20. Effects of intensive blood pressure treatment on orthostatic hypotension: a systematic review and individual participant-based meta-analysis
      - Ann Intern Med 2021;174(1):58-68.
    • 21. Pain management in labor
      - Am Fam Physician 2021;103(6):355-64.
    • 22. Challenges in the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease
      - Lancet Neurol 2021;20(5):385-97.
    • 23. Patient initiation and maintenance of GLP-1 RAs for treatment of obesity: a narrative review and practical considerations for primary care providers
      - Postgrad Med 2021;133(3):310-9.
    • 24. Diagnosis and management of transient ischemic attack and acute ischemic stroke: a review
      - JAMA 2021;325(11):1088-98.
    • 25. Towards better patient care: drugs to avoid in 2021
      - Prescrire Int 2021;30(223):51-61.
    • 26. Postmenopausal osteoporosis coexisting with other metabolic diseases: treatment considerations
      - Maturitas 2021;147:19-25.
    • 27. What we know about placenta accreta spectrum (PAS)
      - Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2021;259:81-9.
    • 28. Is there an optimal dose of cardiac rehabilitation in coronary artery disease patients?
      - Int J Cardiol 2021;330:7-11.
    • 29. Oral fecal microbiota transplant capsules are safe and effective for recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2021;55(4):300-8.
    • 30. Screening and diagnostic tools for complex regional pain syndrome: a systematic review
      - Pain 2021;162(5):1295-1304.
    • 31. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance: what clinicians should know about safety and contraindications
      - Int J Cardiol 2021;331:322-8.
    • 32. Four common diseases causing sudden blindness or death in the eye emergency department
      - Postgrad Med J 2021;97(1145):256-63.
    • 33. Stroke in pregnancy: a multidisciplinary approach
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin NA 2021;48(1):75-96.
    • 34. Platelet-rich plasma versus corticosteroids for the treatment of plantar fasciitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Am J Sports Med 2021;49(5):1381-93.
  • From the Specialties

    • 35. Emergency ultrasound in trauma patients: beware of pitfalls and artifacts!
      - J Emerg Med 2021;60(3):368-76.
    • 36. Effective treatments for childhood PTSD
      - Children’s Ment Health Res Q 2021;15(2):5-15.
    • 37. “Has anything changed since then?”: a framework to incorporate prior goals-of-care conversations into decision-making for acutely ill patients
      - J Pain Sympt Manage 2021;61(4):864-9.
    • 38. Practice-based evidence and clinical guidance to support accelerated re-nutrition of patients with anorexia nervosa
      - J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2021;60(5):555-61.
  • Research Studies

    • 39. Patient selection for intensive blood pressure management based on benefit and adverse events
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2021;77(16):1977-90.
    • 40. Continued versus discontinued oxytocin stimulation in the active phase of labour (CONDISOX): double blind randomised controlled trial
      - BMJ 2021;372:n716.
    • 41. Sensing gastric cancer via point-of-care sensor breath analyzer
      - Cancer 2021;127(8):1286-92.
    • 42. Bariatric surgery and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with obesity and cardiovascular disease: a population-based retrospective cohort study
      - Circulation 2021;143(15):1468-80 and Ed.
    • 43. The HEAR-VA pilot study: hearing assistance provided to older adults in the emergency department
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2021;69(4):1071-8.
    • 44. Medium-term results of corticosteroid injections for Morton’s neuroma
      - Foot Ankle Int 2021;42(4):464-8.
    • 45. Usefulness of beta-blockers to control symptoms in patients with pericarditis
      - Am J Cardiol 2021;146:115-9.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 46. Recommendations for procedural sedation in infants, children, and adolescents
      - Paediatr Child Health 2021;26(2):128-9.
    • 47. CCS/CHFS heart failure guidelines update: defining a new pharmacologic standard of care for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
      - Can J Cardiol 2021;37(4):531-46.
    • 48. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine consult series #53: intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: replaces consult #13, April 2011
      - Am J Obstet Gynecol 2021;224(2):B2-9.
    • 49. The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons clinical practice guidelines for the surveillance and survivorship care of patients after curative treatment of colon and rectal cancer
      - Dis Colon Rectum 2021;64(5):517-33.
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  • Healthy Communication...

    • 50. No cure without care: soothing science skepticism
      - NEJM 2021;384(15):1462-5.
    • 51. Mind your language: respectful language within maternity services
      - Lancet 2021;397(10277):859-61.
    • 52. “The coats that we can take off and the ones we can’t”: the role of trauma-informed care on race and bias during agitation in the emergency department
      - Ann Emerg Med 2021;77(5):493-8.

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