April 2016

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New specialties section
Each month, we will be appending a 'Featured Specialties' section to the online version of Cites & Bytes. This month we are highlighting articles in Oncology and Pediatrics. We have placed this new section after the New Books list.

Pediatricians may also be interested in the guidelines section of Cites & Bytes this month.

  • Review Articles

    • 1. Medications for alcohol use disorder
      - Am Fam Physician 2016;93(6):457-65.
    • 2. Sexual activity and heart patients: a contemporary perspective
      - Can J Cardiol 2016;32(4):410-20.
    • 3. Psychopharmacology of chronic pain: a focus on antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics
      - Postgrad Med 2016;128(3):323-30.
    • 4. Polypharmacy in the aging patient: a review of glycemic control in older adults with type 2 diabetes
      - JAMA 2016;315(10):1034-45.
    • 5. Illness in the returned international traveler
      - Med Clin NA 2016;100(2):393-49.
    • 6. “Weak” opioid analgesics: codeine, dihydrocodeine and tramadol: no less risky than morphine
      - Prescrire Int 2016; 25(168): 45-51.
    • 7. Chronic pelvic pain in women
      - Am Fam Physician 2016;93(5):380-7.
    • 8. Sleep disturbances in patients with medical conditions
      - Psychiatr Clin NA 2015;38(4):825-41.
    • 9. Efficacy, acceptability, and tolerability of antipsychotics in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: a meta-analysis
      - JAMA Psychiatry 2016;73(3):199-210 and Ed.
    • 10. New insulins and newer insulin regimens: a review of their role in improving glycaemic control in patients with diabetes
      - Postgrad Med J 2016;92(1085):152-64.
    • 11. Managing urolithiasis
      - Ann Emerg Med 2016;67(4):449-54.
    • 12. Efficacy of methylnaltrexone for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation: a meta-analysis and systematic review
      - Postgrad Med 2016;128(3):282-9.
    • 13. Clinical evaluation of bleeding and bruising in primary care
      - Am Fam Physician 2016;93(4):279-86.
    • 14. Stent retrievers for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
      - JAMA Neurol 2016;73(3):275-81 and Ed.
    • 15. Peripheral artery disease
      - NEJM 2016;374(9):861-71.
    • 16. Acupuncture to reduce sleep disturbances in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women: a systemic review and meta-analysis
      - Obstet Gynecol 2016;127(3):507-15.
    • 17. Evaluation and treatment of hypernatremia: a practical guide for physicians
      - Postgrad Med 2016;128(3):299-306.
    • 18. Splenic rupture in infectious mononucleosis: a systematic review of published case reports
      - Injury 2016;47(3):531-8.
    • 19. Antibiotic therapy for adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review
      - JAMA 2016;315(6):593-602.
    • 20. Mesenteric ischemia
      - NEJM 2016;374(10):959-68.
    • 21. Cannabis use and transition to psychosis in individuals at ultra-high risk: review and meta-analysis (21a) and Effects of cannabis use on human behavior, including cognition, motivation, and psychosis: a review (21b)
      - Psychol Med 2016;46(4):673-81 (21a) and JAMA Psychiatry 2016;73(3):292-7 (21b).
    • 22. Obesity in older adults
      - Prim Care 2016;43(1):137-44.
    • 23. The neurobiological impact of postpartum maternal depression: prevention and intervention approaches
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin NA 2016;25(2):179-200.
    • 24. Infective endocarditis in intravenous drug users: a review article
      - Postgrad Med J 2016;92(1084):105-11.
    • 25. Synbiotics for prevention and treatment of atopic dermatitis: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
      - JAMA Pediatr 2016;170(3):236-42 and Ed.
    • 26. Fasting or nonfasting lipid measurements: it depends on the question
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67(10):1227-34.
    • 27. The three tiers of screening for sarcoidosis organ involvement (27a) and Sarcoidosis of the cardio-pulmonary systems (27b)
      - Respir Med 2016;113:42-9 (27a) and Clin Med (Lond) 2016;16(1):34-41 (27b).
    • 28. Child obesity and mental health: a complex interaction
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 2016;25(2):269-82.
    • 29. Expanded carrier screening: a review of early implementation and literature
      - Semin Perinatol 2016;40(1):29-34.
    • 30. The role of altered cutaneous immune responses in the induction and persistence of rosacea
      - J Dermatol Sci 2016;82(1):3-8.
    • 31. New developments in insomnia medications of relevance to mental health disorders
      - Psychiatr Clin North Am 2015;38(4):843-60.
  • Research Studies

    • 32. A mind-body program for older adults with chronic low back pain: a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA Intern Med 2016;176(3):329-37.
    • 33. Outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy: is it time to end the discussion?
      - J Am Coll Surg 2016;222(4):473-7.
    • 34. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole versus placebo for uncomplicated skin abscess
      - NEJM 2016;374(9):823-32.
    • 35. Association of seafood consumption, brain mercury level, and APOE Ɛ4 status with brain neuropathology in older adults
      - JAMA 2016;315(5):489-97 and Ed.
    • 36. Yoga is as good as stretching-strengthening exercises in improving functional fitness outcomes: results from a randomised controlled trial
      - J Gerontol A 2016;71(3):406-11.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 37. Nonpharmacologic versus pharmacologic treatment of adult patients with major depressive disorder: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians
      - Ann Intern Med 2016;164(5):350-9.
    • 38. 2015 ACC/AHA/HRS guideline for the management of adult patients with supraventricular tachycardia: executive summary
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67(13):1575-623.
    • 39. The UK joint specialist societies guideline on the diagnosis and management of acute meningitis and meningococcal sepsis in immunocompetent adults
      - J Infection 2016 Apr;72(4):405-38.
    • 40. 2015 ACC/AHA/SCAI focused update on primary percutaneous coronary intervention for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67(10):1235-50.
    • 41. Asthma in children: diagnosis and management
      - BC Guidelines: Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Committee, 2015.
  • Audio Lectures

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    • Sinusitis
      - Family Practice Volume 64 Issue 12
    • Behavioral disorders in primary care
      - Family Practice Volume 64 Issue 15
    • Inflammatory bowel disease update 2016
      - Gastroenterology Volume 30 Issue 06
    • Treatment of hyperlipidemia
      - Internal Medicine Volume 63 Issue 15
    • Sodium imbalance
      - Internal Medicine Volume 63 Issue 16
    • Management of osteoporosis
      - Orthopedics Volume 39 Issue 05
    • Bariatric surgery/Poverty and obesity
      - Pediatrics Volume 62 Issue 11
    • Update on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
      - Psychiatry Volume 45 Issue 07
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  • New Books

    • Acute pain management: a practical guide
      - CRC Press, 2015.
    • Diagnosis and management of pulmonary hypertension
      - Humana Press, 2015.
    • Diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
      - Springer, 2016.
    • Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry
      - Springer, 2015.
  • Featured Specialties

    • 43. ONCOLOGY. American Cancer Society/American Society of Clinical Oncology breast cancer survivorship care guideline
      - CA Cancer J Clin 2016;66(1):43-73.
    • 44. ONCOLOGY. Current standards and new innovative approaches for treatment of pancreatic cancer
      - Eur J Cancer 2016;57:10-22.
    • 45. ONCOLOGY. Colonoscopy surveillance after colorectal cancer resection: recommendations of the US Multi-Society Task Force on colorectal cancer
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2016;111(3):337-46.
    • 46. ONCOLOGY. Mucositis in head and neck cancer patients treated with radiotherapy and systemic therapies: literature review and consensus statements
      - Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2016;100:147-66.
    • 47. ONCOLOGY. Treatment of muscle-invasive bladder cancer: a systematic review
      - Cancer 2016;122(6):842-51.
    • 48. ONCOLOGY. Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome in patients with cancer: a systematic review
      - Lancet Oncol 2016;17(4):e142-e148.
    • 49. ONCOLOGY. Endocrine therapy in post-menopausal women with metastatic breast cancer: from literature and guidelines to clinical practice
      - Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2016;100:57-68.
    • 50. ONCOLOGY. Grading of prostatic adenocarcinoma: current state and prognostic implications
      - Diagn Pathol 2016;11(1):25.
    • 51. PEDIATRICS. Pediatric pes planus: a state-of-the-art review
      - Pediatrics 2016;137(3):1-10.
    • 52. PEDIATRICS. Pharmacologic interventions for the prevention and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity
      - Semin Perinatol 2016;40(3):189-202.
    • 53. PEDIATRICS. Treating childhood behavior problems
      - Children’s Mental Health Res Q 2015;10(1):7-19.
    • 54. PEDIATRICS. Probiotic supplementation and late-onset sepsis in preterm infants: a meta-analysis
      - Pediatrics 2016;137(3):1-16.
    • 55. PEDIATRICS. Primary immunodeficiency for the primary care provider
      - Paediatr Child Health 2016;21(2):e10-14.
    • 56. PEDIATRICS. Neonatal abstinence syndrome: pharmacologic strategies for the mother and infant
      - Semin Perinatol 2016;40(3):203-12.