February 2017

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New: “Sound" Bytes. The new "Sound" Bytes section will highlight some very short but high quality articles which present a summary of a clinical topic. We hope that these practical synopses will make it easier to fit new evidence into your busy workload.

Featured Specialties section
This month will be the last instance of the Featured Specialties section. Starting with the March issue of Cites & Bytes, we will highlight specialty articles in a new way. This month’s featured specialties are: anesthesiology and dermatology.

  • Review Articles

    • 1. "SOUND" BYTES. Intra-articular corticosteroids for osteoarthritis of the knee
      - JAMA 2016;316(24):2671-2672 and Ed.
    • 2. "SOUND" BYTES. Novel psychoactive substances: identifying and managing acute and chronic harmful use
      - BMJ 2017;356:i6814.
    • 3. "SOUND" BYTES. Mucosal impedance: a new way to diagnose reflux disease and how it could change your practice
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2017;112(1):4-7.
    • 4. "SOUND" BYTES. Nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence in women
      - JAMA 2017;317(1):79-80.
    • 5. Management of atrial fibrillation in elderly adults
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2017;65(1):185-193.
    • 6. A review: fentanyl and non-pharmaceutical fentanyls
      - Drug Alcohol Depend 2017;171:107-116.
    • 7. Insomnia from drug treatments: evidence from meta-analyses of randomized trials and concordance with prescribing information
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2017;92(1):72-87.
    • 8. Thyroid nodules: a guide to assessment, treatment and follow-up
      - Maturitas 2017;96:1-9.
    • 9. Meta-analysis of major bleeding events on aspirin versus vitamin K antagonists in randomized trials
      - Int J Cardiol 2017;230:572-6.
    • 10. Spectrum of drug-induced chronic diarrhea
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2017;51(2):111-7.
    • 11. New-onset seizure in adults and adolescents: a review
      - JAMA 2016;316(24):2657-68.
    • 12. Screening for colorectal neoplasia (12.1) and ECCO essential requirements for quality cancer care: colorectal cancer (12.2)
      - NEJM 2017;376(2):149-56 (12.1) and Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2017;110:81-93 (12.2)
    • 13. Diagnosing early cognitive decline: when, how and for whom?
      - Maturitas 2017;96:103-8.
    • 14. Management of distal deep vein thrombosis
      - Thromb Res 2017;149:48-55.
    • 15. Management of psoriatic arthritis: early diagnosis, monitoring of disease severity and cutting edge therapies
      - J Autoimmun 2017;76:21-37.
    • 16. Screening for celiac disease in irritable bowel syndrome: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2017;112(1):65-76.
    • 17. Best clinical practice: current controversies in the evaluation of low-risk chest pain with risk stratification aids. Part 2
      - J Emerg Med 2017;52(1):43-51.
    • 18. Lung cancer: current therapies and new target treatments
      - Lancet 2017;389(10066):299-311.
    • 19. Problem drinking and depression in older adults with multiple chronic health conditions
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2017;65(1):146-52.
    • 20. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies of eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic long-chain omega-3 fatty acids and coronary heart risk disease risk
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2017;92(1):15-29 and Ed.
    • 21. Diagnosis and management of microscopic colitis
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2017;112(1):78-85.
    • 22. Viral bronchiolitis
      - Lancet 2017;389(10065):211-24.
    • 23. Auditory verbal hallucinations: neuroimaging and treatment
      - Psychol Med 2017;47(2):199-208.
    • 24. Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
      - NEJM 2017;376(1):61-72.
    • 25. A review of the available clinical therapies for vulvodynia management and new date implicating proinflammatory mediators in pain elicitation
      - BJOG 2017;124(2):210-218.
    • 26. Biomarkers in search of precision medicine in IBD
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2016;111(12):1682-1690.
    • 27. A systematic review of injecting-related injury and disease among people who inject drugs
      - Drug Alcohol Depend 2017;171:39-49.
    • 28. Intravenous beta-blockers in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Int J Cardiol. 2017 Feb 1;228:295-302.
    • 29. Clinical mimics: an emergency medicine-focused review of sepsis mimics
      - J Emerg Med 2017;52(1):34-42.
    • 30. Local anaesthesia during endometrial ablation: a systematic review
      - BJOG 2017;124(2):190-199.
    • 31. ECCO essential requirements for quality cancer care: soft tissue sarcoma in adults and bone sarcoma. A critical review
      - Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2017;110:94-105.
  • Research Studies

    • 32. External validation and comparison of three prediction tools for risk of osteoporotic fractures using data from population based electronic health records: retrospective cohort study
      - BMJ 2017;356:i6755.
    • 33. Management and outcomes of bleeding events in patients in the emergency department taking warfarin or a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant
      - J Emerg Med 2017 Jan;52(1):1-7.e1.
    • 34. Persistent pain after motor vehicle collision: comparative effectiveness of opioids vs nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs prescribed from the emergency department—a propensity matched analysis
      - Pain 2017;158(2):289-95.
    • 35. Dry care versus antiseptics for umbilical cord care: a cluster randomized trial
      - Pediatrics 2017;139(1). pii: e20161857.
    • 36. Effects of buprenorphine on QT intervals in healthy subjects: results of 2 randomized positive- and placebo-controlled trials
      - Postgrad Med 2017;129(1):69-80.
    • 37. Should recommendations about starting inhaled corticosteroid treatment for mild asthma be based on symptom frequency: a post-hoc efficacy analysis of the START study
      - Lancet 2017;389(10065):157-66.
    • 38. Comparison of risk scoring systems for patients presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding: international multicentre prospective study
      - BMJ 2017;356:i6432.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 39. ACG clinical guideline: treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2017 Jan 10.
    • 40. Pharmacologic treatment of hypertension in adults aged 60 years or older to higher versus lower blood pressure targets: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians
      - Ann Intern Med 2017 Jan 17.
    • 41. AGS position statement: making medical treatment decisions for unbefriended older adults
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2017;65(1):14-15.
    • 42. ACG clinical guideline: evaluation of abnormal liver chemistries
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2017;112(1):18-35.
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  • What doesn't kill you...

  • Featured Specialties

    • 44. ANESTHESIOLOGY. The optimal analgesic block for total knee arthroplasty.
      - Reg Anesth Pain Med 2016;41(6):711-9.
    • 45. ANESTHESIOLOGY. Implementation of programmed intermittent epidural bolus for the maintenance of labor analgesia
      - Anesth Analg 2016;123(4):965-71.
    • 46. ANESTHESIOLOGY. Local versus general anesthesia in transcatheter aortic valve replacement
      - Am J Cardiol 2016;118(11):1712-6.
    • 47. ANESTHESIOLOGY. Breaththrough cancer pain: twenty-five years of study
      - Pain 2016;157(12):2657-63.
    • 48. ANESTHESIOLOGY. Effect of topical morphine on acute and chronic postmastectomy pain: what is the optimum dose?
      - Reg Anesth Pain Med 2016;41(6):704-10.
    • 49. ANESTHESIOLOGY. The effect of preoperative pregabalin on postoperative nausea and vomiting: a meta-analysis
      - Anesth Analg 2016;123(5):1100-7.
    • 50. DERMATOLOGY. Definition of sensitive skin: an expert position paper from the Special Interest Group on Sensitive Skin of the International Forum for the Study of Itch
      - Acta Derm Venereol 2017;97(1):4-6.
    • 51. DERMATOLOGY. Acral manifestations of fungal infections
      - Clin Derm 2017;35(1):28-39.
    • 52. DERMATOLOGY. Chemical photoallergy: photobiochemical mechanisms, classification, and risk assessments
      - J Dermatol Sci 2017;85(1):4-11.
    • 53. DERMATOLOGY. Exploring the psychological profile of patients with delusional infestation
      - Acta Derm Venereol 2017;97(1):98-101.
    • 54. DERMATOLOGY. Patch testing for adverse drug reactions
      - Cutis 2017;99(1):49-54.