April 2015

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Lexicomp Drug Interaction Analysis
Lexicomp Drug Interaction Analysis is now available through the College library's e-Therapeutics+ subscription. A quick and easy way to check for known interactions between drugs, Lexicomp also contains information about interactions with some herbs and foods. The interaction checker is better than ever with the new ability to include patients' allergies in the search.
To access the drug interaction checker, go to the  library website: http://www.cpsbc.ca/library, and click on Point of Care. Under the Drug Tools section, click on Lexicomp. Login is required.

  • Review Articles

    • 1. Best practices for patients with chronic migraine: burden, diagnosis, and management in primary care (1a) and Prevention of migraine attacks: first-choice treatments (1b)
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2015;90:408-14 (1a) and Prescrire Int 2015;24:47-8 (1b).
    • 2. Assessment and management of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia
      - BMJ 2015;350:h369.
    • 3. Groin hernias in adults
      - NEJM 2015;372:756-63.
    • 4. Common questions about the initial management of hypertension
      - Am Fam Physician 2015;91:172-7.
    • 5. Temporomandibular disorders
      - BMJ 2015;350:h1154.
    • 6. Chondroprotection and the prevention of osteoarthritis progression of the knee: a systematic review of treatment agents
      - Am J Sports Med 2015;43:734-44.
    • 7. Mental health and quality-of-life concerns related to the burden of food allergy
      - Psychiatr Clin NA 2015;38:77-89.
    • 8. Surveillance of the adult cancer survivor
      - Am Fam Physician 2015;91:29-36.
    • 9. The use of antidepressants in pregnancy: focus on maternal risks
      - JOGC 2015;37:56-63.
    • 10. Diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile in adults: a systematic review (10a) and Colonization with toxinogenic C. difficile upon hospital admission, and risk of infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis (10b)
      - JAMA 2015;313:398-408 (10a) and Am J Gastroenterol 2015;110:381-90 (10b).
    • 11. The effectiveness of extracorporeal shock wave therapy in lower limb tendinopathy: a systematic review
      - Am J Sports Med 2015;43:752-61.
    • 12. Top five lesions that do not need referral to orthopedic oncology
      - Orthop Clin NA 2015;46:303-14.
    • 13. Investigating young adults with chronic diarrhoea in primary care
      - BMJ 2015;350:h573.
    • 14. Pharmacologic intervention for retained placenta: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Obstet Gynecol 2015;125:711-8.
    • 15. Evidence-based interventions for adolescents with disruptive behaviors in school-based settings
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatric Clin NA 2015;24:305-17.
    • 16. Diagnosis and treatment of seborrheic dermatitis
      - Am Fam Physician 2015;91:185-90.
    • 17. Diagnosis of atrial fibrillation after stroke and transient ischaemic attack: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Lancet Neurol 2015;14:377-87.
    • 18. Office-based screening of common psychiatric conditions
      - Psychiatr Clin NA 2015;38:1-22.
    • 19. Food insecurity and hunger: a review of the effects on children’s health and behavior
      - Paediatr Child Health 2015;20:89-91.
    • 20. Allergic rhinitis
      - NEJM 2015;372:456-63.
    • 21. Mental health literacy in secondary schools: a Canadian approach
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatric Clin NA 2015;24:233-44.
    • 22. Multidrug resistant tuberculosis
      - BMJ 2015;350:h882.
    • 23. Multimodal imaging for improved diagnosis and treatment of cancers
      - Cancer 2015;121:817-27.
    • 24. Transtracheal ultrasound for verification of endotracheal tube placement: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Can J Anesth 2015;62:413-23.
    • 25. Effects of blood pressure reduction in mild hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Ann Intern Med 2015;162:184-91.
    • 26. Acute uncomplicated cystitis in women
      - Prescrire Int 2015;24:22-4.
  • Research Studies

    • 27. Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors versus combination intensive therapy with conventional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in established rheumatoid arthritis: TACIT non-inferiority randomised controlled trial
      - BMJ 2015;350:h1046.
    • 28. Effects of cross-sex hormone treatment on transgender women and men
      - Obstet Gynecol 2015;125:605-10.
    • 29. Effectiveness of opioid rotation in the control of cancer pain: The ROTODOL Study
      - J Opioid Manag 2014;10:395-403.
    • 30. Systematic growth monitoring for the early detection of celiac disease in children
      - JAMA Pediatr 2015;169:e1525.
    • 31. Does the primary site of colorectal cancer impact outcomes for patients with metastatic disease?
      - Cancer 2015;121:830-5.
    • 32. Effect of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination on clinical indicators of sexual behavior among adolescent girls: the Ontario Grade 8 HPV Vaccine Cohort study
      - CMAJ 2015;187:E74-81.
    • 33. Criminal behavior in frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer disease
      - JAMA Neurol 2015;72:295-300.
    • 34. Bedside clinical signs associated with impending death in patients with advanced cancer: preliminary findings of a prospective, longitudinal cohort study
      - Cancer 2015;121:960-7.
    • 35. The effectiveness of bivalving, cast spreading, and webril cutting to reduce cast pressure in a fiberglass short arm cast
      - JBJS Am 2015;97:374-80.
    • 36. Advisory committee on immunization practices recommended immunization schedule for adults aged 19 years or older: United States, 2015
      - Ann Intern Med 2015;162:214-23.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 37. British Society for Medical Mycology best practice recommendations for the diagnosis of serious fungal diseases
      - Lancet Infect Dis 2015;15:461-474.
    • 38. Canadian guidelines on pharmacotherapy for disruptive and aggressive behavior in children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, or conduct disorder
      - Can J Psychiatry 2015;60:62-76.
    • 39. Screening for vitamin D deficiency in adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement
      - Ann Intern Med 2015;162:133-40.
  • 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.

     

    • ADHD/Child abuse
      - Audio Digest FP 63:08
    • Addiction medicine
      - Audio Digest FP 63:10
    • Hepatitis B&C (Gastr 29:04)
      - Audio Digest Gastr 29:04
    • Cancer in women
      - Audio Digest O&G 62:05
    • Rotator cuff
      - Audio Digest Orth 38:04
    • Headache
      - Audio Digest Ped 61:11
    • Malingering
      - Audio Digest Psy 44:04
  • Inside and out..

    • 40. Treating depression at the source (40a) and De-mythifying breast reconstruction: a review of common misconceptions about breast reconstruction (40b)
      - Sci Am 2015;312(2):68-73 (40a) and J Am Coll Surg 2015;220:353-361 (40b).
  • New Books

    • Canadian medicare: we need it and we can keep it
      - Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013.
    • Clinical care pathways in andrology
      - New York: Springer, 2014.
    • Lab literacy for Canadian doctors: a guide to ordering the right tests for better patient care
      - Edmonton: Brush Education Inc, 2014.
    • Management of cardiovascular disease in women
      - London: Springer, 2014.
    • Neuropathic pain: causes, management, and understanding
      - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.