October 2016

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Safe Prescribing Resources
How can opioids, sedatives, and stimulants be prescribed in a safe and effective way? The new Safe Prescribing document highlights literature selected by the College's Prescription Review Program, with links and access options provided by the library.

This month's featured specialities are: orthopedics and physical medicine and rehabilitation. We have placed these citations after the "Sights unseen" section.

  • Review Articles

    • 1. Behavioral disorders in dementia: appropriate nondrug interventions and antipsychotic use (1.1) and Cognitive tests and determining fitness to drive in dementia: a systematic review (1.2)
      - Am Fam Physician 2016;94(4):276-82 (1.1) and JAGS 2016;64(9):1904-17 (1.2).
    • 2. Current controversies in the pharmacological treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2016;194(5):541-9.
    • 3. Fiber, prebiotics, and diarrhea: what, why, when and how
      - Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2016;19(5):388-93.
    • 4. Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in older adults
      - Can J Cardiol 2016;32(9):1074-81.
    • 5. Magnesium in pregnancy
      - Nutr Rev 2016;74(9):549-57.
    • 6. Diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in adults (6.1) and An update on cardiovascular effects of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (6.2)
      - Am Fam Physician 2016;94(5):355-60 (6.1) and Postgrad Med J 2016;92(1091):540-4 (6.2).
    • 7. Jam injuries of the fingers: diagnosis and management of injuries to the interphalangeal joints
      - Sports Health 2016;8(5):469-78.
    • 8. What’s new in the world of postmenopausal sex?
      - Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 2016;28(5):449-54.
    • 9. Overview of serum uric acid treatment targets in gout: why less than 6 mg/dL?
      - Postgrad Med 2016;128(7):706-15.
    • 10. Thrombotic microangiopathy care pathway: a consensus statement for the Mayo Clinic complement alternative pathway-thrombotic microangiopathy (CAP-TMA) disease-oriented group
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2016;91(9):1189-211.
    • 11. Health care maintenance for the pediatric patient with inflammatory bowel disease
      - Pediatrics 2016;138(3):e20151971.
    • 12. Severe community-acquired pneumonia: timely management measures in the first 24 hours
      - Crit Care 2016;20:237.
    • 13. Update on management of epilepsy in women for the non-neurologist
      - Postgrad Med J 2016;92(1091):554-9.
    • 14. Psychiatric emergencies for clinicians: emergency department management of alcohol withdrawal
      - J Emerg Med 2016;51(3):269-73.
    • 15. The impact of cognitive challenges in major depression: the role of the primary care physician
      - Postgrad Med 2016;128(7):665-71.
    • 16. Contemporary review of treatment options for Peyronie’s disease
      - Urology 2016;95:16-24.
    • 17. Managing syncope in the elderly: the not so simple faint in aging patients
      - Can J Cardiol 2016;32(9):1124-31.
    • 18. Myocarditis in clinical practice
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2016;91(9):1256-6.
    • 19. Comparative efficacy and tolerability of antidepressants for major depressive disorder in children and adolescents: a network meta-analysis
      - Lancet 2016;388(10047):881-90.
    • 20. Complementary/integrative therapies that work: a review of the evidence
      - Am Fam Physician 2016;94(5):369-74.
    • 21. Primary sclerosing cholangitis
      - NEJM 2016;375(12):1161-70.
    • 22. Endometrial cancer: not your grandmother’s cancer
      - Cancer 2016;122(18):2787-98.
    • 23. Common prepubertal vulvar conditions
      - Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 2016;28(5):359-65.
    • 24. Osteochondral lesions of the ankle
      - Foot Ankle Int 2016;37(9):1023-34.
    • 25. Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage: a systematic review and meta-analysis describing the diagnostic accuracy of history, physical examination, imaging, and lumbar puncture with an exploration of test thresholds
      - Acad Emerg Med 2016;23(9):963-1003.
    • 26. Effect of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists on proteinuria and progression of chronic kidney disease: a systematic review of meta-analysis
      - BMC Nephrol 2016;17(1):127.
    • 27. Effectiveness of psychological interventions for postnatal depression in primary care: a meta-analysis
      - Ann Fam Med 2016;14(5):463-72.
    • 28. Cigarette smoking and semen quality: a new meta-analysis examining the effect of the 2010 World Health Organization laboratory methods for the examination of human semen
      - Eur Urol 2016;70(4):635-45 and Ed.
  • Research Studies

    • 29. Transvenous neurostimulation for central sleep apnoea: a randomised controlled trial
      - Lancet 2016;388(10048):974-82.
    • 30. A randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of oral sucrose in infants 1 to 3 months old needing intravenous cannulation
      - Acad Emerg Med 2016;23(9):1048-53.
    • 31. Cost and outcome of behavioural activation versus cognitive behavioural therapy for depression (COBRA): a randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial
      - Lancet 2016;388(10047):871-80.
    • 32. CPAP for prevention of cardiovascular events in obstructive sleep apnea
      - NEJM 2016;375(10):919-31.
    • 33. Comparison of amniotic membrane transplantation and umbilical cord serum in acute ocular chemical burns: a randomized controlled trial
      - Am J Ophthalmol 2016;168:157-63.
    • 34. Association between MRI exposure during pregnancy and fetal and childhood outcomes
      - JAMA 2016;316(9):952-61.
    • 35. Zoledronic acid treatment after acute spinal cord injury: results of a randomized, placebo-controlled pilot trial
      - PM R 2016;8(9):833-43.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 36. BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding- part I: standard and biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs...(36.1) and Part II: analgesics and other drugs used in rheumatology practice (36.2)
      - Rheumatology (Oxford) 2016;55(9):1693-7 (36.1) and pp 1698-1702 (36.2).
    • 37. Treatment recommendations for respiratory symptoms in cancer patients: clinical guidelines from the Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine
      - J Palliat Med 2016;19(9):925-35.
    • 38. Screening for latent tuberculosis infection in adults: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement
      - JAMA 2016;316(9):962-9 and Ed.
  • 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.

     

    • Bites
      - Emerg Med Vol 33, Issue 20
    • Geriatric medicine: prevention and management of infectious disease
      - Family Practice Volume 64, Issue 37
    • Colon polyps
      - Gastroenterology Volume 30, Issue 19
    • Lupus/Physician aid-in-dying
      - Internal Medicine Volume 63, Issue 39
    • Endometrial cancer
      - Obstetetrics / Gynecolology, Volume 63 Issue 18
    • Eating disorders
      - Pediatrics Volume 62, Issue 40
    • Cognitive challenges in cancer patients/Right to have or refuse treatment
      - Psychiatry Volume 45, Issue 18
  • eBooks

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  • Sights unseen...

  • Featured Specialties

    • 40. ORTHOPEDICS. Surgical management of osteoarthritis of the knee: evidence-based guideline
      - J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2016;24(8):e87-93.
    • 41. ORTHOPEDICS. Management of rib fractures in traumatic flail chest
      - Bone Joint J 2016;98-b(8):1119-25.
    • 42. ORTHOPEDICS. A randomized multicenter trial comparing autologous chondrocyte implantation with microfracture: long-term follow-up at 14 to 15 years
      - J Bone Joint Surg Am 2016;98(16):1332-9.
    • 43. ORTHOPEDICS. Pain management after outpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
      - Am J Sports Med 2016;44(9):2435-47.
    • 44. ORTHOPEDICS. Review of lower extremity traction in current orthopaedic trauma
      - J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2016;24(9):600-6.
    • 45. ORTHOPEDICS. A prospective randomised controlled trial of the fibular nail versus standard open reduction and internal fixation for fixation of ankle fractures in elderly patients
      - Bone Joint J 2016;98-B(9):1248-52.
    • 46. PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION. A structured overview of trends and technologies used in dynamic hand orthoses
      - J Neuroeng Rehabil 2016;13(1):62.
    • 47. PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION. Effects of modified sit-to-stand training on balance control in hemiplegic stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial
      - Clin Rehabil 2016;30(7):627-36.
    • 48. PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION. Effects of electrical stimulation on risk factors for developing pressure ulcers in people with a spinal cord injury: a focused review of literature
      - Am J Phys Med Rehab 2016;95(7):535-52.
    • 49. PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION. WalkAide efficacy on gait and energy expenditure in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial
      - Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2016;95(9):629-38.
    • 50. PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION. Home-based hand rehabilitation after chronic stroke: randomized, controlled single-blind trial comparing the MusicGlove with a conventional exercise program
      - J Rehabil Res Dev 2016;53(4):457-72.
    • 51. PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION. Update on brain tumors: new developments in neuro-oncologic diagnosis and treatment, and impact on rehabilitation strategies
      - PM R 2016;8(7):678-89.