March 2015

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Audio-Digest lectures will no longer be available in CD format – instead, they can be downloaded through the College library website.
To access the lectures, first login to the College website, then click on the Audiovisual link in the centre of the library page. On the far left, you will see a link to Audio-Digest Clinical Lectures. After clicking on the link, you will see instructions on how to login to Audio-Digest and download the mp3 files.

 

  • Review Articles

    • 1. Management of chronic pain in older adults
      - BMJ 2015;350:h532.
    • 2. Managing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents
      - Prim Care 2015;42:99-112.
    • 3. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials of ketamine in the rapid treatment of major depressive episodes
      - Psychol Med 2015;45:693-704.
    • 4. Labour induction with prostaglandins: a systematic review and network meta-analysis (4a) and Balancing the efficacy and safety of misoprostol:a meta-analysis comparing 25 versus 50 micrograms of intravaginal misoprostol for the induction of labour (4b)
      - BMJ 2015;350:h217 (4a) and BJOG 2015;122:468-76 (4b).
    • 5. Fecal microbiota transplantation for the management of Clostridium difficile infection
      - Infect Dis Clin NA 2015;29:109-22.
    • 6. Commercially available gaming systems as clinical assessment tools to improve value in the orthopaedic setting: a systematic review
      - Injury 2015;46:178-83.
    • 7. Indications for IVIG in rheumatic diseases
      - Rheumatology 2015;54:383-91.
    • 8. Hormonal and nonhormonal treatment of vasomotor symptoms
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin NA 2015;42:163-79.
    • 9. Should vitamin D supplements be recommended to prevent chronic diseases?
      - BMJ 2015;350:h321.
    • 10. Staphylococcal infections in infants: updates and current challenges
      - Clin Perinatol 2015;42:119-32.
    • 11. A concise review of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (11a) and and Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a challenge for pediatricians (11b)
      - Atherosclerosis 2015;239:192-202 (11a) and JAMA Pediatr 2015;169:170-6 (11b).
    • 12. How to assess kidney function in outpatient clinics
      - Int J Clin Pract 2015;69:156-61.
    • 13. Effectiveness of folic acid supplementation in pregnancy on reducing the risk of small-for-gestational age neonates: a population study, systematic review and meta-analysis
      - BJOG 2015;122:478-90.
    • 14. Drugs commonly associated with weight change: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015;100:363-70.
    • 15. Pharmacotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder: systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Br J Psychiatry 2015;206:93-100.
    • 16. Metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease: a systematic review
      - JAMA 2014;312:2668-75.
    • 17. Assessment and management of alcohol use disorders (17a) and Brief alcohol interventions for adolescents and young adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis (17b)
      - BMJ 2015;350:h715 (17a) and J Subs Abuse Treatm 2015;51:1-18 (17b).
    • 18. Fertility preservation in the age of assisted reproductive technologies
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin NA 2015;42:39-54.
    • 19. Herbal products and the liver: a review of adverse effects and mechanisms
      - Gastroenterol 2015;148:517-32.
    • 20. Sudden cardiac death in adolescents
      - Prim Care 2015;42:57-76.
    • 21. Subtotal cholecystectomy for ‘difficult gallbladders’: systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA Surg 2015;150:159-68.
    • 22. Intestinal microbiota and diet in IBS: causes, consequences, or epiphenomena?
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2015;110:278-87.
  • Research Studies

    • 23. Proactive tobacco cessation outreach to smokers of low socioeconomic status: a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA Intern Med 2015;175:218-26.
    • 24. Buprenorphine and naloxone compared with methadone treatment in pregnancy
      - Obstet Gynecol 2015;125:363-8.
    • 25. The effectiveness of exercise as treatment for vasomotor menopausal symptoms: randomised controlled trial
      - BJOG 2015;122:565-75.
    • 26. Diabetes eye screening in urban settings serving minority populations: detection of diabetic retinopathy and other ocular findings using telemedicine
      - JAMA Ophthalmol 2015;133:174-81.
    • 27. Effectiveness of surgery for lumbar stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis in the octogenarian population: analysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) data
      - JBJS Am 2015;97:177-85.
    • 28. Treatment of psychosis and mania in the postpartum period
      - Am J Psychiatry 2015;172:115-23.
    • 29. Investigation of cell phones as a potential source of bacterial contamination in the operating room
      - JBJS Am 2015;97:225-31.
    • 30. Routine labour epidural analgesia versus labour analgesia on request: a randomised non-inferiority trial
      - BJOG 2015;122:344-50.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 31. Pharmacological management of obesity: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline
      - J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015;100:342-62.
    • 32. Prophylactic antibiotics for children with recurrent urinary tract infections
      - Paediatr Child Health 2015;20:45-7.
    • 33. ACG clinical guideline: genetic testing and managing of hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2015;110:223-62.
  • Audio Lectures

    To access the lectures, go to the library's Audiovisual webpage. In the Lectures section, click on "Please click here for access details". You will be asked to login. Once you have logged in, you will see instructions on how to login to Audio-Digest and download the mp3 files.

     

    • Audio-Digest lectures will no longer be available in CD format – instead, they can be downloaded through the College library website.
      - Next month, we will resume highlighting specific topics of interest within each of the specialties listed below.
    • Anesthesiology
      - 2 releases per month
    • Emergency Medicine
      - 2 releases per month
    • Family Practice
      - 4 releases per month
    • Gastroenterology
      - 2 releases per month
    • Internal Medicine
      - 4 releases per month
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
      - 2 releases per month
    • Ophthalmology
      - 2 releases per month
    • Orthopaedics
      - 2 releases per month
    • Otolaryngology
      - 2 releases per month
    • Pediatrics
      - 4 releases per month
    • Psychiatry
      - 2 releases per month
  • Is this mic on?...

    • 34. Current unmet needs of cancer survivors: analysis of open-ended responses ...(34a) and What kids think about boys getting the HPV vaccine as well as girls...(34b) and Educational opportunities with postevent debriefing (34c).
      - Cancer 2015;121:623-30 (34a) and Paedtr Child Health 2015;20:21-2 (34b) and JAMA 2014;312:2333-4 (34c).
  • New Books

    • Being mortal: medicine and what matters in the end
      - New York: Metropolitan Books; Henry Holt & Company, 2014.
    • Therapeutic communication: knowing what to say when
      - New York: The Guilford Press, 2011.
    • New frontiers in resilient aging: life-strengths and well-being in late life
      - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
    • The surgical examination of children
      - Berlin: Springer, 2013.