December 2017

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December Highlights

Cardiovascular:  #8, 14, 19, 28, 39, 42, 44, Books
Epilepsy & Seizures:  #5, 6, 37
Geriatrics:  #7, 9, 20, 34, 39
Mental Health: #1, 8, 9, 12, 15, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33
Obs/Gyn: #5, 13, 43, 47
Pain & Substances: #2, 18, 38, Books
Pediatrics: #6, 29, 33, 37, Books

  • "Sound" Bytes

    • 1. How to approach psychotic symptoms in a non-specialist setting
      - BMJ 2017;359:j4752.
    • 2. Interpretation of urine drug screens: metabolites and impurities
      - JAMA 2017;318(17):1704-5.
    • 3. Spondyloarthritis: NICE releases guidelines on diagnosis and treatment
      - Am Fam Physician 2017;96(10):677-8.
    • 4. Appendiceal neoplasms
      - Dis Colon Rectum 2017;60(12):1235-8.
    • 5. Maternal use of antiepileptic agents during pregnancy and major congenital malformations in children
      - JAMA 2017;318(17):1700-1.
  • Review Articles

    • 6. Medical cannabinoids in children and adolescents: a systematic review
      - Pediatrics 2017;140(5):e20171818.
    • 7. Comparisons of interventions for preventing falls in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - JAMA 2017;318(17):1687-99 and Ed.
    • 8. A practical approach to avoiding cardiovascular adverse effects of psychoactive medications
      - Can J Cardiol 2017;33(12):1577-1586.
    • 9. Strategies for preventing cognitive decline in healthy older adults
      - Can J Psychiatry 2017;62(11):754-60.
    • 10. Irritable bowel syndrome: epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment
      - Prim Care 2017;44(4):655-71.
    • 11. Chronic cough: evaluation and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2017;96(9):575-80.
    • 12. Meta-analysis of the antidepressant effects of acute sleep deprivation
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2017;78(8):e1020-34.
    • 13. Labor induction techniques: which is the best?
      - Obstet Gynecol Clin NA 2017;44(4):567-82.
    • 14. Incorporation of PCSK9 inhibitors into prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
      - Postgrad Med 2017;129(8):801-10.
    • 15. Oral medication for agitation of psychiatric origin: a scoping review of randomized controlled trials
      - J Emerg Med 2017;53(4):524-9.
    • 16. Rosacea
      - NEJM 2017;377(18):1754-64.
    • 17. Dosing down with biologic therapies: a systematic review and clinicians' perspective
      - Rheumatology (Oxford) 2017;56(11):1847-1856.
    • 18. Anesthetic implications of recreational drug use
      - Can J Anesth 2017;64(12):1236-64.
    • 19. International expert consensus on switching platelet P2Y12 receptor-inhibiting therapies
      - Circulation 2017;136(20):1955-75.
    • 20. Herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia: prevention and management
      - Am Fam Physician 2017;96(10):656-63.
    • 21. Can cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression be improved with pharmacotherapy? A meta-analysis
      - Psychiatry Clin NA 2017;40(4):715-38.
    • 22. Cause, pathogenesis, and treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
      - NEJM 2017;377(21):2063-72.
    • 23. Cell-based therapeutic strategies for multiple sclerosis
      - Brain 2017;140(11):2776-96.
    • 24. REM sleep behavior disorder: diagnosis, clinical implications, and future directions
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2017;92(11):1723-36.
    • 25. Emergency medicine evaluation of community-acquired pneumonia: history, examination, imaging and laboratory assessment, and risk scores
      - J Emerg Med 2017;53(5):642-52.
    • 26. Eosinophilic esophagitis: update on management and controversies
      - BMJ 2017;359:j4482.
    • 27. Diagnosing and treating patients with mixed features
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2017;78(8):1091-1102.
    • 28. Cardiovascular complications of cancer therapy: best practices in diagnosis, prevention, and management: part 1 (28.1) and Part 2 (28.2)
      - Am Coll Cardiol 2017;70(20):2536-51 (28.1) and Part 2, pp 2552-65 (28.2).
    • 29. Duration of breastfeeding and risk of SIDS: an individual participant data meta-analysis
      - Pediatrics 2017;140(5):e20171324.
    • 30. Psychiatric emergencies for physicians: clinical management and approach to distinguishing pheochromocytoma from psychiatric and thyrotoxic diseases in the emergency department
      - J Emerg Med 2017;53(5):712-6.
    • 31. Low-energy shock wave therapy: a novel treatment option for erectile dysfunction in men with cardiovascular disease
      - Urology 2017;109:19-26.
    • 32. Rheumatic and musculoskeletal immune-related adverse events due to immune checkpoint inhibitors...(32.1) and Cardiac toxicity of immune checkpoint inhibitors (32.2)
      - Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2017;69(11):1751-1763 (32.1) and Circulation 2017;136(21):1989-92 (32.2).
    • 33. Effective treatments for childhood depression
      - Child Ment Health Res Q 2017;11(4):6-15.
  • From the Specialties

    • 34. The tragically hip: trauma in elderly patients
      - Emerg Med Clin NA 2018; 36(1):219-35.
    • 35. Predicting response and recognizing resistance: improving outcomes in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer
      - Urology 2017;109:6-18.
    • 36. Assessing the effectiveness of knowledge-based interventions in increasing skin cancer awareness, knowledge, and protective behaviors in skin of color populations
      - Cutis 2017;100(4):235-40.
    • 37. Pediatric psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: a concise review
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatric Clin NA 2018;27(1):53-61.
  • Research Studies

    • 38. Effect of a single dose of oral opioid and nonopioid analgesics on acute extremity pain in the emergency department: a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA 2017;318(17):1661-7 and Ed.
    • 39. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease...(39.1) and Statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular events and mortality in older men (39.2)
      - Circulation 2017;136(20):1878-1891 and Ed (39.1) and J Am Geriatr Soc 2017;65(11):2362-8 and Ed (39.2).
    • 40. Effect of varying doses of epicutaneous immunotherapy vs placebo on reaction to peanut protein exposure among patients with peanut sensitivity: a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA 2017;318(18):1798-1809.
    • 41. Conventional polysomnography is not necessary for the management of most patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea: noninferiority, randomized controlled trial
      - Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017;196(9):1181-90 and Ed.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 42. 2017 comprehensive update of the Canadian Cardiovascular society guidelines for the management of heart failure
      - Can J Cardiol 2017;33(11):1342-1433.
    • 43. Hirsutism: evaluation and treatment
      - JOGC 2017;39(11):1054-68.
    • 44. 2017 ACC expert consensus decision pathway on the management of mitral regurgitation
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2017;70(19):2421-49.
    • 45. 2017 American College of Rheumatology guidelines for the prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
      - Arthritis Care Res 2017;69(8):1095-1110.
  • Audio Lectures

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    • The opioid epidemic / Cardiac disease in ophthalmic surgery
      - Anesthesiology Vol 59, Issue 47
    • Pulmonary infections
      - Emergency Medicine Vol 34, Issue 23
    • Rheumatoid arthritis / Foot and ankle injuries
      - Family Practice Volume 65, Issue 38
    • Cardiovascular disease: reducing the risk
      - Family Practice Volume 65, Issue 43
    • Migraine: comorbidities and diet
      - Internal Medicine Volume 64, Issue 42
    • Subarachnoid hemorrhage / Upper extremity vascular problems
      - Internal Medicine Volume 64, Issue 45
    • Sexually transmitted infections / Palliative care
      - Obstetrics/Gynecology Volume 64, Issue 20
    • Diseases during pregnancy
      - Obstetrics/Gynecology Volume 64, Issue 21
    • Atypical femur fractures
      - Orthopaedics Volume 40, Issue 21
    • Highlights from the 2017 USC Spine Symposium, Part I
      - Orthopaedics Volume 40, Issue 23
    • Gastroesophageal reflux disease / Celiac disease
      - Pediatrics Volume 63, Issue 43
    • Physician-assisted suicide
      - Psychiatry Volume 46, Issue 23
  • There's a google for that...

    • 46. Your money or your patient’s life? Ransomware and electronic health records (46.1) and The ransomware threat: are you prepared? (46.2)
      - Ann Intern Med 2017;167(8):587-588 (46.1) and [Ottawa]: CMPA; 2017 (46.2).
    • 47. Effectiveness, safety, and acceptability of first-trimester medical termination of pregnancy performed by non-doctor providers: a systematic review
      - BJOG 2017;124(13):1928-40.
    • 48. The roots of science denial (48.1) and Message control (48.2)
      - Sci Am 2017;317(4):66-8 (48.1) and pp 68-70 (48.2).
  • New Books

    • Blood pressure monitoring in cardiovascular medicine and therapeutics
      - Humana Press, 2016.
    • Good medicine: the art of ethical care in Canada
      - Doubleday Canada, 2016.
    • Managing patients with chronic pain and opioid addiction
      - Adis, 2015.
    • Migraine
      - Oxford Univ. Press, 2016.
    • Pediatric decision-making strategies
      - Elsevier, 2016.