August 2015

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New e-Book:
The Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents is now available on the College library website. As with the adult version, non-drug treatments for psychiatric disorders such as ECT and natural health products are also discussed. Links to both the pediatric and adult versions of this handbook may be found on the Books and Journals section of the library website, and also on the Point of Care and Drug Tools page.

  • Review Articles

    • 1. Cannabinoids for medical use: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA 2015;313(24):2456-2473.
    • 2. Peripheral neuropathy: a practical approach to diagnosis and symptom management
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2015;90(7):940-51.
    • 3. Posterior instability of the shoulder: a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical outcomes
      - Am J Sports Med 2015;43(7):1805-17.
    • 4. Atypical moles: diagnosis and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2015;91(110:762-7.
    • 5. Efficacy and harms of direct oral anticoagulants in the elderly for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation and secondary...(5a) and Stroke prevention with rivaroxaban in higher-risk populations with atrial fibrillation (5b)
      - Circulation 2015;132(3):194-204 (5a) and Int J Clin Pract 2015;69(7):743-56 (5b).
    • 6. Normal lower limb variants in children
      - BMJ 2015;351:h3394.
    • 7. Cutaneous manifestations of Crohn disease
      - Dermatol Clin 2015;33(3):417-31.
    • 8. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a systematic review
      - JAMA 2015;313(22):2263-73.
    • 9. Everything Achilles: knowledge update and current concepts in management
      - JBJS Am 2015;97(14):1187-95.
    • 10. Screening for malnutrition in older people
      - Clin Geriatr Med 2015;31(3);429-37.
    • 11. Acne scarring: a review of cosmetic therapies
      - Cutis 2015;95(5):276-81.
    • 12. Heroin on trial: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials of diamorphine-prescribing as treatment for refractory heroin addiction
      - Br J Psychiatry 2015;207(1):5-14.
    • 13. Adolescents with gender dysphoria
      - Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015;29(3):485-495.
    • 14. Treatment of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health pathways to prevention workshop
      - Ann Intern Med 2015;162(12):841-50.
    • 15. Antivirals for herpes simplex viruses
      - BMJ 2015;351:h3350.
    • 16. Advanced dementia
      - NEJM 2015;372(26):2533-40.
    • 17. New insights into the pathophysiology and therapy of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia
      - Cancer 2015;121(15):2517-28.
    • 18. Synthetic cannabinoids. [recreational]
      - Am J Med Sci 2015;350(1):59-62.
    • 19. The role of vascular biomarkers for primary and secondary prevention. A position paper...(19a) and Troponins and other biomarkers in the early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (19b)
      - Atherosclerosis 2015;241(2):507-32 (19a) and Postgrad Med J 2015;91(1076):322-30 (19b).
    • 20. Advances in the treatment of blunt thoracic aortic injuries
      - Injury 2015;46(8):1431-9.
    • 21. Cell salvage in hip and knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
      - JBJS Am 2015;97(12):1012-21.
    • 22. Efficacy of SMS text message interventions for smoking cessation: a meta-analysis
      - J Subst Abuse Treat 2015;56:1-10.
    • 23. Cardiac sarcoidosis: diagnosis and management
      - Postgrad Med J 2015;91(1077):384-94.
    • 24. Antioxidant therapy for patients with chronic pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Clin Nutr 2015;34(4):627-34.
    • 25. Local antibiotic therapy strategies in orthopaedic trauma: practical tips and tricks and review of the literature
      - Injury 2015;46(8):1447-56.
    • 26. Latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection
      - NEJM 2015;372(22):2127-35.
  • Research Studies

    • 27. Efficacy of an adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine in older adults
      - NEJM 2015;372(22):2087-96 and Ed.
    • 28. Management of reflux esophagitis: does the choice of proton pump inhibitor matter?
      - Int J Clin Pract 2015;69(7):796-801.
    • 29. Clopidogrel with aspirin in acute minor stroke or transient ischemic attack (CHANCE) trial: one-year outcomes
      - Circulation 2015;132(1):40-6.
    • 30. Distinguishing bipolar from unipolar depression: the importance of clinical symptoms and illness features
      - Psychol Med 2015;45(11):2437-46.
    • 31. Thrombectomy within 8 hours after symptom onset in ischemic stroke
      - NEJM 2015;372(24):2296-306.
    • 32. Sensitivity and specificity of CT- and MRI-scanning in evaluation of occult fracture of the proximal femur
      - Injury 2015;46(8):1557-61.
    • 33. Antidepressant use late in pregnancy and risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
      - JAMA 2015;313(21):2142-51.
    • 34. Lithium treatment and risk for dementia in adults with bipolar disorder: population-based cohort study
      - Br J Psychiatry 2015;207(1):46-51.
    • 35. Prospective quality-of-life outcomes for low-risk prostate cancer: active surveillance versus radical prostatectomy
      - Cancer 2015;121(14):2465-73.
    • 36. Efficacy and effectiveness of an rVSV-vectored vaccine expressing Ebola surface glycoprotein: interim results from the Guinea ring vaccination cluster-randomised trial
      - Lancet 2015 July 31.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 37. Prenatal diagnosis procedures and techniques to obtain a diagnostic fetal specimen or tissue: maternal and fetal risks and benefits
      - JOGC 2015;37(7):656-68.
    • 38. Screening for cancer: advice for high-value care from the American College of Physicians
      - Ann Intern Med 2015;162(10):718-25.
    • 39. EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging in the diagnosis and management of spondyloarthritis in clinical practice
      - Ann Rheum Dis 2015;74(7):1327-39.
    • 40. Guidelines for the management of a pregnant trauma patient
      - JOGC 2015;37(6):553-71.
  • 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.

     

    • Dental emergencies
      - Emergency Medicine. Volume 32, Issue 15
    • Caring for the geriatric patient
      - Family Practice. Volume 63, Issue 28
    • Vaping/Community acquired pheunomia
      - Family Practice. Volume 63, Issue 32
    • Lifestyle factors for cardiovascular health
      - Internal Medicine. Volume 62, Issue 27
    • Potassium imbalance: mechanisms and management of hyperkalemia and hypokalemia
      - Internal Medicine. Volume 62, Issue 28
    • Psychopharmacology for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders
      - Obstetrics/Gynecology. Volume 62, Issue 13
    • ADHD in children and adults
      - Psychiatry. Volume 44, Issue 16
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  • New Books

    • ACSM's exercise for older adults
      - Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, 2014.
    • Chronic postsurgical pain
      - Springer, 2014.
    • Clinician's guide to bipolar disorder: integrating pharmacology and psychology
      - Guildford Press, 2014.
    • Retirement and the hidden epidemic
      - Oxford University Press, 2014.
    • Skin manifestations in rheumatic disease
      - Springer, 2014.