May 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 cardiology / cardiovascular surgery and emergency medicine.
Cardiologists may also be interested in the reviews section of this issue.

  • Review Articles

    • 1. Opioid abuse in chronic pain: misconceptions and mitigation strategies (1a) and Medical cannabis: considerations for the anesthesiologist and pain physician (1b)
      - NEJM 2016;374(13):1253-63 (1a) and Can J Anesth 2016;63(5):608-24 (1b).
    • 2. Asthma: a summary of first-choice treatments
      - Prescrire Int 2016;25(169):73-6.
    • 3. Prevention of falls in older people living in the community
      - BMJ 2016;353:i1419.
    • 4. Inferior vena cava thrombosis
      - J Am Coll Cardiol Intv 2016;9(7):629-43.
    • 5. Evaluation of abnormal liver function tests
      - Postgrad Med J 2016;92(1086):223-34.
    • 6. Head impact measurement devices: a clinical review
      - Sports Health 2016 Apr 8.
    • 7. Chronic stable angina
      - NEJM 2016;374(12):1167-76.
    • 8. Therapies to improve the cosmetic symptoms of atopic dermatitis
      - Cutis 2016;97(3):183-6.
    • 9. Diagnosis and management of adnexal masses
      - Am Fam Physician 2016;93(8):676-81.
    • 10. Using the physical examination to diagnose patients with acute dizziness and vertigo
      - J Emerg Med 2016;50(4):617-28.
    • 11. Endovascular treatment versus medical care alone for ischaemic stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis
      - BMJ 2016;353:i1754 and Ed.
    • 12. Diabetic sensory and motor neuropathy
      - NEJM 2016;374(15):1455-64.
    • 13. Prevention of food allergy
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2016;137(4):998-1010.
    • 14. Palliative care in patients with heart failure
      - BMJ 2016;352:i1010.
    • 15. How long should antipsychotic treatment be continued after a single episode of schizophrenia?
      - Curr Opin Psychiatry 2016;29(3):224-9.
    • 16. Cannabinoids and autoimmune diseases: a systematic review
      - Autoimmun Rev 2016;15(6):513-28.
    • 17. Cardiac manifestations in alcoholic liver disease
      - Postgrad Med J 2016;92(1086):235-9.
    • 18. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) therapy in Parkinson disease: a meta-analysis
      - PM R 2016;8(4):356-66.
    • 19. Common questions about recurrent urinary tract infections in women
      - Am Fam Physician 2016;93(7):560-9.
    • 20. How big a problem is heart failure with a normal ejection fraction?
      - BMJ 2016;352:i1706.
    • 21. Ultrasonic propulsion of kidney stones
      - Curr Opin Urol 2016;26(3):264-70.
    • 22. Dementia in Down’s syndrome
      - Lancet Neurol 2016;15(6):622-36.
    • 23. Systemic sclerosis: an update in 2016.
      - Autoimmun Rev 2016;15(5):417-26.
    • 24. Current pharmacological management of premature ejaculation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Eur Urol 2015 Dec 31.
    • 25. Common questions about oppositional defiant disorder
      - Am Fam Physician 2016;93(7):586-91.
    • 26. The evolution of arsenic in the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia and other myeloid neoplasms: moving toward an effective oral, outpatient therapy.
      - Cancer 2016;122(8):1160-8.
    • 27. A VOYAGER meta-analysis of the impact of statin therapy on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglyceride levels in patients with hypertriglyceridemia
      - Am J Cardiol 2016;117(9):1444-8.
    • 28. Employer best practice guidelines for the return to work of workers on mental disorder-related disability leave; a systematic review
      - Can J Psychiatry 2016;61(3):176-85.
    • 29. Cervical cancer screening: evidence behind the guidelines
      - AJOG 2016;214(4):438-43.
    • 30. Kawasaki disease
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67(14):1738-49.
  • Research Studies

    • 31. Coronary-artery bypass surgery in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy
      - NEJM 2016;374(16):1511-20.
    • 32. Opioid dose and risk of suicide
      - Pain 2016;157(5):1079-84.
    • 33. Reducing a shoulder dislocation without sweating. The Davos Technique and its results. Evaluation of a nontraumatic, safe, and simple technique for reducing anterior shoulder dislocations
      - J Emerg Medicine 2016;50(4):656-9.
    • 34. Statins and risk of poststroke hemorrhagic complications
      - Neurology 2016 Mar 25 and Ed.
    • 35. Safety and efficacy of repeated injections of botulinum toxin A in peripheral neuropathic pain (BOTNEP): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
      - Lancet Neurol 2016 Feb 29.
    • 36. Atypical antipsychotic medications and hyponatremia in older adults: a population-based cohort study
      - Can J Kidney Health Dis 2016 ;3:21.
    • 37. Prediction of early recurrence after acute ischemic stroke
      - JAMA Neurol 2016;73(4):396-401 and Ed.
    • 38. Randomized trial of longer-term therapy for symptoms attributed to Lyme disease
      - NEJM 2016;374(13):1209-20.
    • 39. Drug-induced toxicity and patient reported outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis patients following intensive treated-to-target strategy; does ceasing therapy due to toxicity worsen outcomes in long term?
      - Int J Clin Pract 2016;70(4):340-50.
    • 40. Complications and safety of preconception low-dose aspirin among women with prior pregnancy losses
      - Obstet Gynecol 2016;127(4):689-98.
    • 41. Depression-specific outcomes after treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis
      - JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016;142(4):370-6.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 42. Hypertension Canada’s 2016 Canadian Hypertension Education Program Guidelines for Blood Pressure Measurement, Diagnosis, Assessment of Risk, Prevention, and Treatment of Hypertension
      - Can J Cardiol 2016;32(5):569-88.
    • 43. CDC guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain: United States, 2016
      - JAMA 2016;315(15):1624-45 and Ed.
    • 44. Appropriate antibiotic use for acute respiratory tract infection in adults: advices for high-value care from the American College of Physicians and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
      - Ann Intern Med 2016;164(6):425-34.
    • 45. Practice bulletin 162: prenatal diagnostic testing for genetic disorders
      - Obstet Gynecol 2016;127(5):e108-22.
    • 46. ESPEN-ESPGHAN-ECFS guidelines on nutrition care for infants, children, and adults with cystic fibrosis
      - Clin Nutr 2016;35(3):557-77.
  • Audio Lectures

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      - Emergency Medicine Volume 33 Issue 07
    • New biologics / Antipsychotics in the elderly
      - Family Practice Volume 64 Issue 16
    • Antibiotic stewardship / Alternative smoking products
      - Internal Medicine Volume 63 Issue 17
    • Osteoarthritis
      - Obstetrics/Gynecology Volume 63 Issue 09
    • CPAP or surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
      - Otolaryngology Volume 49 Issue 09
    • Integrative pediatrics
      - Pediatrics Volume 62 Issue 18
  • Scratch pad

    • 47. The maddening sensation of itch (47a) and Doctors’ enjoyment of their work and satisfaction with time available for leisure: UK time trend questionnaire-based study (47b)
      - Sci Am 2016;314(5):38-43 (47a) and Postgrad Med J. 2016 Apr;92(1086):194-200 (47b).
  • New Books

    • Glass’ office gynecology
      - Wolters Kluwer, 2014.
    • Manual of dermatologic therapeutics
      - Wolters Kluwer, 2014.
    • Medical decision making
      - Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
    • Substance abuse: inpatient and outpatient management for every clinician
      - Springer, 2015.
  • Featured Specialties

    • 48. CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY. Implantable cardiac defibrillator lead failure and management
      - J Am Coll Cardiology 2016;67(11):1358-68.
    • 49. CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY. Gastrointestinal and liver issues in heart failure (49a) and Sleep-disordered breathing in heart failure (49b)
      - Circulation 2016 Apr 26;133(17):1696-703 (49a) and Eur J Heart Fail. 2016; 18(4):353-61 (49b).
    • 50. CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY. Peripheral artery disease: evolving role of exercise, medical therapy, and endovascular options
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67(11):1338-57.
    • 51. CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY. Outcomes with intravascular ultrasound-guided stent implantation: a meta-analysis of randomized trials in the era of drug-eluting stents
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67(11):1338-57.
    • 52. EMERGENCY MEDICINE. Clinical policy for well-appearing infants and children younger than 2 years of age presenting to the emergency department with fever
      - Ann Emerg Med. 2016 May;67(5):625-639.e13.
    • 53. EMERGENCY MEDICINE.Target-specific oral anticoagulants in the emergency department
      - J Emerg Medicine 2016;50(2):246-57.
    • 54. EMERGENCY MEDICINE. Acute urinary retention and the difficult catheterization: current emergency management
      - Eur J Emerg Med. 2016 Apr;23(2):80-8.
    • 55. EMERGENCY MEDICINE. Association of fluid resuscitation initiation within 30 minutes of severe sepsis and septic shock recognition with reduced mortality and length of stay
      - Ann Emerg Med 2016 Apr 14.
    • 56. EMERGENCY MEDICINE. What works and what's safe in pediatric emergency procedural sedation: an overview of reviews
      - Acad Emerg Med. 2016; 23(5):519-30.
    • 57. EMERGENCY MEDICINE. The European guideline on management of major bleeding and coagulopathy following trauma: fourth edition
      - Crit Care. 2016 Apr 12;20(1):100.