June 2016

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This month’s featured specialties are: general surgery and obstetrics/gynecology.

  • Review Articles

    • 1. Herniated lumbar intervertebral disk
      - NEJM 2016;374(18):1763-72.
    • 2. Update in hypertension therapy
      - Med Clin NA 2016;100(4):665-93.
    • 3. The management of dry eye
      - BMJ 2016;353:i2333.
    • 4. Lyme disease
      - Ann Intern Med 2016;164(9):ITC65-ITC80.
    • 5. Statin-associated side effects
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67(20):2395-410.
    • 6. Primary care of adult women: common dermatologic conditions
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin NA 2016;43(2):181-200.
    • 7. Opioid use in fibromyalgia: a cautionary tale
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2016;91(5):640-8.
    • 8. Vascular complications of diabetes
      - Circ Res 2016;118(11):1771-85.
    • 9. Evidence-based medicine approach to abdominal pain
      - Emerg Med Clin North Am 2016;34(2):165-90.
    • 10. Treatment for paracetamol [acetaminophen] poisoning
      - BMJ 2016;353:i2579.
    • 11. Meta-analysis of the duration of dual antiplatelet therapy in patients treated with second-generation drug-eluting stents
      - Am J Cardiol 2016;117(11):1714-23.
    • 12. Pancreatic cyst disease: a review
      - JAMA 2016;315(17):1882-93.
    • 13. Detecting and managing adverse effects of antipsychotic medications: current state of play
      - Psychiatr Clin North Am 2016;39(2):275-311.
    • 14. Hydroxychloroquine-related retinal toxicity
      - Rheumatology (Oxford) 2016;55(6):957-67.
    • 15. Natural history, diagnostic approaches, and therapeutic strategies for patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2016;67(19):2263-88.
    • 16. Movement disorders: a brief guide in medication management
      - Med Clin NA 2016;100(4):733-61.
    • 17. CSF and blood biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Lancet Neurol 2016;15(7):673-84.
    • 18. Type 1 diabetes associated autoimmunity
      - Autoimm Rev 2016;15(7):644-8.
    • 19. N-acetylcysteine in depressive symptoms and functionality: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2016;77(4):e457-66.
    • 20. Peripartum cardiomyopathy
      - Circulation 2016;133(14):1397-1409.
    • 21. Preventive care in women’s health
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 2016;43(2):165-80.
    • 22. Treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adolescents: a systematic review
      - JAMA 2016;315(18):1997-2008.
    • 23. Treatment of obesity: weight loss and bariatric surgery
      - Circ Res 2016;118(11):1844-55.
    • 24. Effects of coffee consumption on serum uric acid: systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Semin Arthritis Rheum 2016;45(5):580-6.
    • 25. Diarrhea: initial evaluation and treatment in the emergency department
      - Emerg Med Clin North Am 2016;34(2):293-308.
    • 26. Diagnosis and management of aortic valve stenosis in patients with heart failure
      - Eur J Heart Fail 2016;18(5):469-81.
    • 27. Obesity and osteoarthritis
      - Maturitas 2016;89:22-8.
    • 28. The ABCs of immunosuppression: a primer for primary care physicians
      - Med Clin NA 2016;100(3):505-18.
    • 29. Anticoagulation therapy in traumatic brain injury
      - World Neurosurg 2016;89:497-504.
    • 30. Antisense molecules: a new class of drugs
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2016;137(5):1334-46.
    • 31. Cancer in adolescents and young adults: a narrative review of the current status and a view of the future
      - JAMA Pediatr 2016;170(5):495-501.
    • 32. Knowing what we don’t know: long-term psychiatric outcomes following adult concussion in sports
      - Can J Psychiatry 2016;61(5):270-6.
    • 33. Psychosis induced by amphetamines
      - Curr Opin Psychiatry 2016;29(4):236-41.
  • Research Studies

    • 34. Ruling out pulmonary embolism in primary care: comparison of the diagnostic performance of “Gestalt” and the Wells rule
      - Ann Fam Med 2016;14(3):227-34.
    • 35. Cognitive behavioral therapy in primary care for youth declining antidepressants: a randomized trial
      - Pediatrics 2016;137(5):e20151851.
    • 36. Symptomatic treatment for uncomplicated acute diverticulitis: a prospective cohort study
      - Dis Colon Rectum 2016;59(6):529-34.
    • 37. Risk of cerebral venous thrombosis in obese women
      - JAMA Neurol 2016;73(5):579-84 and Ed.
    • 38. Symptomatic and asymptomatic colon cancer recurrence: a multicenter cohort study
      - Ann Fam Med 2016;14(3):215-20.
    • 39. Long-term effectiveness and safety of pravastatin in patients with coronary heart disease: sixteen years of follow-up of the LIPID study
      - Circulation 2016;133(19):1851-60.
    • 40. Immunologic effects of metformin and pioglitazone treatment on metabolic syndrome and multiple sclerosis
      - JAMA Neurol 2016;73(5):520-8 and Ed.
    • 41. Central sleep-disordered breathing predicts incident atrial fibrillation in older men
      - Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2016;193(7):783-91.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 42. Diagnosis and management of diabetes: synopsis of the 2016 American Diabetes Association standards of medical cCare in diabetes
      - Ann Intern Med 2016;164(8):542-552.
    • 43. Folate and neural tube effects: the role of supplements and food fortification
      - Paediatr Child Health 2016;21(3):145-9.
    • 44. ACG clinical guideline: diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of acute diarrheal infections in adults
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2016;111(5):602-22.
    • 45. Maintaining postreproductive health: a care pathway from the European Menopause and Andropause Society
      - Maturitas. 2016; 89:63-72.
    • 46. American Cancer Society head and neck cancer survivorship care guideline
      - CA Cancer J Clin 2016;66(3):203-239.
  • Audio Lectures

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    • Benign breast disorders/menopausal hormone therapy
      - Family Practice Volume 64 Issue 21
    • Alzheimer disease/iron overload
      - Family Practice Volume 64 Issue 22
    • Alternative treatments in inflammatory bowel disease
      - Gastroenterology Volume 30 Issue 09
    • Topics in geriatrics
      - Internal Medicine Volume 63 Issue 19
    • Issues in end-of-life care
      - Internal Medicine Volume 63 Issue 20
    • Update on rhinology
      - Otolaryngology Volume 49 Issue 10
    • Challenges in treating schizophrenia
      - Psychiatry Volume 45 Issue 10
  • Word of mouth

  • New Books

    • Essential geriatrics
      - CRC Press, 2016.
    • Office-based gynecologic surgical procedures
      - Springer, 2015.
    • Traumatic brain injury:methods for clinical and forensic neuropsychiatric assessment
      - CRC Press, 2015.
  • Featured Specialties

    • 48.GENERAL SURGERY. Optimal perioperative management of the geriatric patient: a best practices guideline...(48a) and Emergency general surgery in the elderly: too old...(48b)
      - J Am Coll Surg 2016 May;222(5):930-47 (48a) and pp 805-13 (48b).
    • 49. GENERAL SURGERY. Absorbable versus nonabsorbable sutures for skin closure: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
      - Ann Plast Surg 2016;76(5):598-606.
    • 50. GENERAL SURGERY. A meta-analysis of intraoperative ventilation strategies to prevent pulmonary complications: is low tidal volume alone sufficient to protect healthy lungs?
      - Ann Surg 2016;263(5):881-7.
    • 51. GENERAL SURGERY. Continued antiplatelet therapy and risk of bleeding in gastrointestinal procedures: a systematic review
      - J Am Coll Surg 2016;222(5):890-905.
    • 52. GENERAL SURGERY. Postoperative showering for clean and clean-contaminated wounds: a prospective, randomized controlled trial
      - Ann Surg 2016;263(5):931-6.
    • 53. OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY. Refusal of medically recommended treatment during pregnancy
      - Obstet Gynecol 2016;127(6):e175-82.
    • 54. OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY. Cesarean scar pregnancy: a systematic review of treatment studies. Fertil Steril 2016;105(4):958-67
      - Fertil Steril 2016;105(4):958-67.
    • 55. OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY. Difficulties with diagnosis of malignancies in pregnancy
      - Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2016;33:19-32.
    • 56. OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY. Periviable birth
      - Obstet Gynecol 2016;127(6):e157-69.
    • 57. OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY. Same-sex reproduction: medical treatment options and psychosocial considerations
      - Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 2016;28(3):202-5.
    • 58. OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY. Obesity and pelvic floor dysfunction: battling the bulge
      - Obstet Gynecol Surv 2016;71(2):114-25.