August 2017

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August Highlights:

Cardiovascular:  #1, 6, 8, 34, 44
Diabetes: #1, 8, 14
Drug Safety: #2, 7, 25, 35, 38, 42
Gastrointestinal: #14, 17, 25, 27, 36, 43
Mental Health: #2, 5, 24, 30, 38, 42, Books
Musculoskeletal: #11, 13, 19, 23, 28, 33, 40
Pain: #13, 19, 29, 32, 35, 37

  • "Sound" Bytes

    • 1. A practical guide to the use of glucose-lowering agents with cardiovascular benefit or proven safety
      - Can J Cardiology 2017;33(7):940-2.
    • 2. Amphetamines for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents (2.1) and Stimulant medication to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (2.2)
      - Paediatr Child Health 2017;22(5):288-9 (2.1) and BMJ 2017;358:j2945 (2.2).
    • 3. Rosacea: first-choice treatments
      - Prescr Int 2017;26(182):126-8.
    • 4. Aural microsuction
      - BMJ 2017;357:j2908.
  • Review Articles

    • 5. Insomnia: pharmacologic therapy
      - Am Fam Physician 2017;96(1):29-35.
    • 6. Effectiveness and safety of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism: a systematic review and meta-analyses
      - Clin Ther 2017;39(7):1456-1478.e36.
    • 7. Common drug side effects and drug-drug interactions in elderly adults in primary care
      - J Am Geriatr Soc 2017;65(7):1578-85.
    • 8. Hypertension and diabetes
      - Prescr Int 2017;26(183):155-60.
    • 9. Subclinical hypothyroidism
      - NEJM 2017;376(26):2556-65.
    • 10. Diagnosis and management of asthma in adults: a review
      - JAMA 2017;318(3):279-90.
    • 11. Evidence-based medicine: current evidence in the diagnosis and management of carpal tunnel syndrome
      - Plast Reconstr Surg 2017;140(1):120e-129e.
    • 12. Adrenal insufficiency: recognition and management
      - Clin Med (Lond) 2017;17(3):258-262.
    • 13. Effectiveness of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the treatment of pain in knee and hip osteoarthritis: a network meta-analysis
      - Lancet 2017;390(10090):e21-33.
    • 14. Diabetes after bariatric surgery
      - Can J Diabetes 2017;41(4):401-6.
    • 15. Understanding the risks and harms of management of incidental thyroid nodules: a review
      - JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2017;143(7):718-24.
    • 16. Advances in the causes and management of community acquired pneumonia in adults
      - BMJ 2017;358:j2471.
    • 17. Irritable bowel syndrome
      - NEJM 2017;376(26):2566-78.
    • 18. Selected active naturals for atopic dermatitis: atopic dermatitis part 1
      - Clin Derm 2017;35(4):383-6.
    • 19. The role of nonpharmacologic therapies in management of chronic pelvic pain: what to do when surgery fails
      - Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 2017;29(4):231-9.
    • 20. Acute and chronic paronychia
      - Am Fam Physician 2017;96(1):44-51.
    • 21. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease phenotypes: implications for care
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2017;92(7):1104-12.
    • 22. Low-risk prostate cancer: identification, management, and outcomes (22.1) and The diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer (22.2)
      - Eur Urol 2017;72(2):238-49 (22.1) and JAMA 2017;317(24):2532-42 (22.2).
    • 23. Evaluation of common elbow pathologies: a focus on physical examination
      - Phys Sportsmed 2017;45(2):184-190.
    • 24. Strategies to prevent death by suicide: meta-anslysis of randomised controlled trials
      - Br J Psychiatry 2017;210(6):396-402.
    • 25. Clinical review: loperamide toxicity
      - Ann Emerg Med 2017;70(2):245-252.
    • 26. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
      - NEJM 2017;377(2):162-72.
    • 27. Crohn disease: epidemiology, diagnosis, and management
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2017;92(7):1088-103.
    • 28. Axial spondyloarthritis
      - Lancet 2017;390(10089):73-84.
    • 29. Adult complex regional pain syndrome type 1: a narrative review
      - PM R 2017;9(7):707-719.
  • From the Specialties

    • 30. The emergency medicine management of severe alcohol withdrawal
      - Am J Emerg Med 2017;35(7):1005-1011.
    • 31. Addressing prognosis in serious illness
      - Hosp Med Clin 2017;6(3):359-73.
    • 32. Postoperative multimodal analgesia pain management with nonopioid analgesics and techniques: a review
      - JAMA Surg 2017;152(7):691-7.
    • 33. Revision ACL reconstruction: a critical analysis review
      - JBJS Reviews 2017;5(6):e1.
  • Research Studies

    • 34. Aspirin versus placebo in pregnancies at high risk for preterm preeclampsia
      - NEJM 2017 Jun 28.
    • 35. Association of long-term opioid therapy with functional status, adverse outcomes, and mortality among patients with polyneuropathy
      - JAMA Neurol 2017;74(7):773-9 and Ed.
    • 36. Effects of bariatric surgery on female pelvic floor disorders
      - Urology 2017;105:42-7.
    • 37. Trajectory of improvement in children and adolescents with chronic migraine: results from the cognitive-behavioral therapy and amitriptyline trial
      - J Pain 2017;18(6):637-44.
    • 38. Lithium dosing strategies during pregnancy and the postpartum period
      - Br J Psychiatry 2017;211(1):31-6.
    • 39. Effect of electroacupuncture on urinary leakage among women with stress urinary incontinence: a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA 2017;317(24):2493-2501 and Ed.
    • 40. Effect of high-volume injection, platelet-rich plasma, and sham treatment in chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy: a randomized double-blinded prospective study
      - Am J Sports Med 2017;45(9):2034-43.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 41. Accidental hypothermia clinical practice guideline for British Columbia
      - BC Accidental Hypothermia Working Group, 2016.
    • 42. Lower-risk cannabis use guidelines: a comprehensive update of evidence and recommendations
      - Am J Public Health 2017;107(8):e1-12.
    • 43. ACG and CAG clinical guideline: management of dyspepsia
      - 2017;112(7):988-1013.
    • 44. 2017 AHA/ACC focused update of the 2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2017;70(2):252-289.
  • Audio Lectures

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    • Neurologic Emergencies
      - Emergency Medicine Volume 34, Issue 15
    • Headaches In Children
      - Family Practice Volume 65, Issue 27
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease / Primary Care In Older Men
      - Family Practice Volume 65, Issue 31
    • Hyperlipidemia / Hypertension
      - Internal Medicine Volume 64, Issue 22
    • Hepatitis B / Hepatitis C
      - Internal Medicine Volume 64, Issue 27
    • Persistent Fever / Obstructive Sleep Apnea
      - Pediatrics Volume 63, Issue 25
    • Substance Abuse / Pain Management
      - Psychiatry Volume 46, Issue 10
    • Update On Geriatric Psychiatry
      - Psychiatry Volume 46, Issue 14
  • Peace of mind...?

    • 45. Levers for addressing medical underuse and overuse: achieving high-value health care
      - Lancet 2017;390(10090):191-202.
    • 46. Seasonality and autoimmune disease: the contribution of the four seasons to the mosaic of autoimmunity
      - J Autoimmun 2017;82:13-30.
    • 47. Helping hands across a war-torn border: the Israeli medical effort treating casualties of the Syrian Civil War
      - Lancet 2017;389(10088):2579-83.
  • New Books

    • A clinical guide to pediatric sleep
      - Wolters Kluwer, 2015.
    • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender healthcare
      - Springer, 2016.
    • Making the most of your medical corporation
      - Purtzki & Associates, 2016.
    • Pocket guide to addiction assessment and treatment
      - American Psychiatric Association, 2016.
    • Psychiatric drugs explained
      - Elsevier, 2016.