July 2017

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July Highlights:

Cardiovascular  Diseases: #3, 5, 15, 17, 23, 36
C. difficile Infections: #9, 39
Diabetes: #7, 14
Menstrual-Related: #27, 38, 46
Mental Health: #8, 11, 18, 20, 26
Opioids: #12, 33, 40, 50
Screening & Testing: #8, 10, 23, 24, 30

  • "Sound" Bytes

    • 1. Discussing human papilloma virus vaccination
      - BMJ 2017;357:j2730.
    • 2. Drug-induced excess hair growth
      - Prescr Int 2017;26(182):122-4.
    • 3. What is the utility of thrombolytic therapy for acute deep venous thrombosis?
      - Ann Emerg Med 2017;70(1):41-3.
    • 4. Treatment of NASH: what helps beyond weight loss?
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2017;112(6):821-824.
  • Review Articles

    • 5. Drug therapy in anticoagulation: which drug for which patient?
      - Clin Med 2017;17(3):233-44.
    • 6. Acute and chronic urticaria: evaluation and treatment
      - Am Fam Physician 2017;95(11):717-24.
    • 7. Diabetic foot ulcers and their recurrence
      - NEJM 2017;376(24):2367-75.
    • 8. Screening adults for depression in primary care
      - Med Clin NA 2017;101(4):807-21.
    • 9. Association of gastric acid suppression with recurrent Clostridium difficile infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA Intern Med 2017;177(6):784-91.
    • 10. Prostate biopsy-related infection: a systematic review of risk factors, prevention strategies, and management approaches
      - Urology 2017;104:11-21.
    • 11. Alzheimer disease: pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies for cognitive and functional symptoms
      - Am Fam Physician 2017;95(12):771-8.
    • 12. A comprehensive clinical review of opioid-induced allodynia: discussion of the current evidence and clinical implications
      - J Opioid Manag 2017;13(2):95-103.
    • 13. Making dysphagia easier to swallow: a review for the practicing clinician
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2017;92(6):965-72.
    • 14. Higher concentration insulins: an overview of clinical considerations
      - Postgrad Med 2017;129(5):554-62.
    • 15. Acute myocardial infarction
      - NEJM 2017;376(21):2053-64.
    • 16. Thyrotoxicosis: investigation and management
      - Clin Med 2017;17(3):274-7.
    • 17. Clinical management of iron deficiency anemia in adults: systemic review on advances in diagnosis and treatment
      - Eur J Int Med 2017;42:16-23.
    • 18. Sleep disorders: assessment and treatment in preschool-aged children
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin NA 2017;26(3):587-95.
    • 19. Effectiveness of progesterone, cerclage and pessary for preventing preterm birth in singleton pregnancies: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
      - BJOG 2017;124(8):1176-1189.
    • 20. Social anxiety disorder
      - NEJM 2017;376(23):2255-64.
    • 21. Refractive eye surgery: helping patients make informed decisions about LASIK
      - Am Fam Physician 2017;95(10):637-44.
    • 22. Complementary and integrative medicine in the management of headache
      - BMJ 2017;357:j1805.
    • 23. Cardiovascular risk assessment
      - Med Clin NA 2017;101(4):673-88.
    • 24. The role of genetic testing in patients with breast cancer: a review
      - JAMA Surg 2017;152(6):589-94.
    • 25. Common toxidromes in movement disorder neurology
      - Postgrad Med J 2017;93(1100):326-32.
    • 26. Post-traumatic stress disorder
      - NEJM 2017;376(25):2459-69.
    • 27. Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
      - Psychiatr Clin NA 2017;40(2):201-216.
    • 28. Solid tumors of the spleen: evaluation and management
      - J Am Coll Surg 2017;224(6):1104-1111.
    • 29. Advances in progressive supranuclear palsy: new diagnostic criteria, biomarkers, and therapeutic approaches
      - Lancet Neurol 2017;16(7):552-63.
    • 30. Total-body photography in skin cancer screening: the clinical utility of standardized imaging
      - Cutis 2017;99(5):312-6.
  • From the Specialties

  • Research Studies

    • 36. Benefits of statin therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction with serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol ≤50 mg/dl
      - Am J Cardiol 2017;120(2):174-80.
    • 37. Trial of cannabidiol for drug-resistant seizures in the Dravet syndrome
      - NEJM 2017;376(21):2011-20 and Ed.
    • 38. Neurokinin 3 receptor antagonism as a novel treatment for menopausal hot flushes: a phase 2, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
      - Lancet 2017;389(10081):1809-20.
    • 39. Successful resolution of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection using freeze-dried, encapsulated fecal microbiota: pragmatic cohort study
      - Am J Gastroenterol 2017 Jun;112(6):940-947.
    • 40. Ketamine as an adjunct to opioids for acute pain in the emergency department: a randomized controlled trial
      - Acad Emerg Med 2017;24(6):676-685.
    • 41. Efficacy of recombinant influenza vaccine in adults 50 years of age or older
      - NEJM 2017;376(25):2427-36.
    • 42. Effect of early tranexamic acid administration on mortality, hysterectomy, and other morbidities in women with post-partum haemorrhage (WOMAN): an international, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
      - Lancet 2017;389(10084):2105-16.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 43. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): diagnosis and management. BC Guidelines
      - Guidelines and Protocols Advisory Council, 2017.
    • 44. Management of breech presentation
      - BJOG 2017;124:e151-77.
    • 45. Health and public policy to facilitate effective prevention and treatment of substance use disorders involving illicit and prescription drugs: an American College of Physicians position paper
      - Ann Intern Med 2017;166(10):733-6.
    • 46. No. 345: primary dysmenorrhea consensus guideline
      - JOGC 2017;39(7):585-95.
    • 47. Management of term infants at increased risk for early-onset bacterial sepsis
      - Paediat Child Health 2017;22(4):223-8.
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      - Emergency Medicine Vol 34, Issue 13
    • Alzheimer disease / Hepatitis B
      - Family Practice Volume 65, Issue 22
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      - Family Practice Volume 65, Issue 25
    • Cyclic vomiting / Celiac disease
      - Gastroenterology Volume 31, Issue 09
    • Migraine / Addiction and chronic pain
      - Internal Medicine Volume 64, Issue 18
    • Endocarditis / Listeriosis
      - Internal Medicine Volume 64, Issue 20
    • Diagnosis and management of obstructive sleep apnea
      - Otolaryngology Volume 50, Issue 13
    • Update on antipsychotic drugs and electroconvulsive therapy
      - Psychiatry Volume 46, Issue 13
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  • Truths and consequences

    • 48. Medical assistance in dying: implementing a hospital-based program in Canada
      - NEJM 2017;376(21):2082-8.
    • 49. The messy truth about weight loss
      - Sci Am 2017;316(6):36-41.
    • 50. Changes in US lifetime heroin use and heroin use disorders: prevalence from the 2001-2002 to 2012-2013 National Epidemiologic Survey on alcohol and related conditions
      - JAMA Psychiatry 2017;74(5):445-55.