February 2018

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February Highlights

Cancer & Survivors: #3, 5, 15, 17, 23, 25, 40, 44
Cardiovascular: #1, 10, 16, 38, 49, 52
Mental Health: #10, 27, 51, Books
Multiple Sclerosis: #14, 45, 47
Opioids/Pain: #2, 8, 19, 29, 35, 39, 41, 48
Palliative: #25, 32, 43
Pediatrics: #29, 31, 33
Women: #2, 11, 15, 19, 22, 42

  • "Sound" Bytes

    • 1. Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: statins and hypotensive drugs: not for everyone
      - Prescr Intl 2018;27(189):24.
    • 2. Managing migraine in pregnancy
      - BMJ 2018;360:k80.
    • 3. Chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment #342
      - J Palliat Med 2017;20(12):1407-8.
    • 4. Chronic limb threatening ischaemia
      - BMJ 2018;360:j5460.
    • 5. Safety outcomes for autologous stem cell transplant in multiple myeloma
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2018;93(1):56-8.
  • Review Articles

    • 6. Travel medicine (6.1) and Fever in the returning traveller (6.2)
      - Ann Intern Med 2018;168(1):ITC1-ITC16 (6.1) and BMJ 2018;360;j5773 (6.2).
    • 7. What works in inclusion health: overview of effective interventions for marginalised and excluded populations
      - Lancet 2018;391(10117):266-80.
    • 8. Moderate intensity nociceptive pain in adults
      - Prescr Intl 2017;26(188):297-300.
    • 9. Practical considerations for the diagnosis and management of asthma in older adults
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2017;92(11):1697-1705.
    • 10. Diagnostic accuracy of screening tests and treatment for post-acute coronary syndrome depression
      - Ann Intern Med 2017;167(10):725-35.
    • 11. Premenstrual disorders
      - AJOG 2018;218(1):68-74.
    • 12. Coeliac disease
      - Lancet 2018;391(10115):70-81.
    • 13. Treatment for food allergy
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2018;141(1):1-9.
    • 14. Multiple sclerosis
      - NEJM 2018;378(2):169-80.
    • 15. Age to begin and intervals for breast cancer screening: balancing benefits and harms
      - Am J Roentgenol 2018;210(2):279-284.
    • 16. Meta-analysis of the safety and efficacy of the oral anticoagulant agents (apixaban, rivaroxaban, dabigatran) in patients with acute coronary syndrome
      - Am J Cardiol 2018;121(3):301-7.
    • 17. Interdisciplinary perspectives on sun safety
      - JAMA Dermatol 2018;154(1):88-92.
    • 18. Toxic alcohols
      - NEJM 2018;378(3):270-80.
    • 19. Diagnosis and management of vulvodynia in postmenopausal women
      - Maturitas 2018;108:84-94.
    • 20. Evaluation and management of penicillin allergy
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2018;93(1):101-7.
    • 21. Acute pyelonephritis in adults
      - NEJM 2018;378(1):48-59.
    • 22. The effectiveness of surgical interventions for women with FGM/C: a systematic review
      - BJOG 2018;125(3):278-87.
    • 23. Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: management of advanced and high-stage tumors
      - J Am Acad Dermatol 2018;78(2):249-61.
    • 24. Celecoxib-induced liver injury: analysis of published case reports and cases reported to the Food and Drug Administration
      - J Clin Gastroenterol 2018;52(2):114-22.
    • 25. A systematic review of the effectiveness of palliative interventions to treat rectal tenesmus in cancer
      - Palliat Med 2017;31(10):975-981.
    • 26. Thalassaemia
      - Lancet 2018;391(10116):155-67.
    • 27. Exercise for cognitive symptoms in depression: a systematic review of interventional studies
      - Can J Psychiatry 2018;63(2):115-28.
    • 28. The role of the gut microbiome in systemic inflammatory disease
      - BMJ 2018;360:j5145.
  • From the Specialties

    • 29. Imaging of children with nontraumatic headaches
      - Am J Roentgenol 2018;210(1):8-17.
    • 30. Clinical mimics: an emergency medicine-focused review of syncope mimics
      - J Emerg Med 2018;54(1):81-89.
    • 31. Domestic minor sex trafficking
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatric Clin NA 2018;27(1):77-92.
    • 32. Palliative care symptom management in the emergency department: the ABCs of symptom management for the emergency physician
      - J Emerg Med 2018;54(1):25-32.
    • 33. Do active video games benefit the motor skill development of non-typically developing children and adolescents: a systematic review?
      - J Sci Med Sport 2017;20(12):1087-1100.
  • Research Studies

    • 34. Effectiveness of the simultaneous stretching of the Achilles tendon and plantar fascia in individuals with plantar fasciitis
      - Foot Ankle Int 2018;39(1):75-82.
    • 35. “I’m not gonna pull the rug out from under you”: patient-provider communication about opioid tapering
      - J Pain 2017;18(11):1365-73.
    • 36. Recommendations to reduce inequalities for LGBT people facing advanced illness: ACCESSCare national qualitative interview study
      - Palliat Med 2018;32(1):23-35.
    • 37. Oral corticosteroid exposure and adverse effects in asthmatic patients
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2018;141(1):110-116.
    • 38. Avoiding clinical errors with bedside echocardiography: a randomized clinical study
      - Can J Cardiol 2018;34(1):88-91.
    • 39. Defining optimal length of opioid pain medication prescription after common surgical procedures (39.1) and Postsurgical prescriptions for opioid naïve patients and association with overdose and misuse... (39.2)
      - JAMA Surg 2018;153(1):37-43 (39.1) and BMJ 2018;360;j5790 (39.2.
    • 40. Massage therapy decreases cancer-related fatigue: results from a randomized early phase trial
      - Cancer 2018;124(3):546-554.
    • 41. Comparative effectiveness of extended-release naltrexone versus buprenorphine-naloxone for opioid relapse prevention (X:BOT): a multicenter, open-label, randomized controlled trial
      - Lancet 2018;391(10118):309-18 and Comments.
    • 42. The sexual health approach in postmenopause: the five-minutes study
      - Maturitas 2018;108:31-6.
    • 43. Development and evaluation of the Dignity Talk question framework for palliative patients and their families: a mixed-methods study
      - Palliat Med 2018;32(1):195-205.
    • 44. Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in ovarian cancer
      - NEJM 2018;378(3):230-40.
    • 45. Efficacy and safety of extracranial vein angioplasty in multiple sclerosis: a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA Neurol 2018;75(1):35-43 and Ed.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 46. The American Psychiatric Association practice guideline for the pharmacological treatment of patients with alcohol use disorder
      - Am J Psychiatry 2018;175(1):86-90.
    • 47. Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis: 2017 revisions of the McDonald criteria
      - Lancet Neurol 2018;17(2):162-73.
    • 48. The appropriate use of opioids in the treatment of refractory restless legs syndrome
      - Mayo Clin Proc 2018;93(1):59-67.
    • 49. Update to practice standards for electrocardiographic monitoring in hospital settings: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association
      - Circulation 2017;136(19):e273-e344.
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    • Stroke / Psychiatric patients / Spine in pediatric trauma
      - Emergency Medicine Vol 35, Issue 3
    • Insomnia
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 3
    • Palliative care / Exercise prescription
      - Family Practice Volume 66, Issue 6
    • Delirium / Neurologic infections
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 4
    • Osteoarthritis / Podiatric pearls
      - Internal Medicine Volume 65, Issue 7
    • The causes and predictors of uveitis
      - Ophthalmology Volume 56, Issue 1
    • Salivary gland disorders
      - Otolaryngology Volume 51, Issue 1
    • Processed foods / Sugar toxicity
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 2
    • Bullying / Sexual abuse
      - Pediatrics Volume 64, Issue 5
    • Update on cocaine and methamphetamine use disorder
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 2
    • Trauma-informed care in the management of PTSD
      - Psychiatry Volume 47, Issue 3
  • One more thing...

    • 50. Redacted: is the food and drug administration withholding drug trial data to protect the corporate secrets of pharmaceutical companies?
      - Sci Am 2018;318(2):38-43.
    • 51. Medical assistance in dying and mental health: a legal, ethical, and clinical analysis
      - Can J Psychiatry 2018;63(2):80-4.
    • 52. Treatment of subclinical atrial fibrillation: does one plus one always equal two?
      - Circulation 2018;137(3):217-8.
  • New Books

    • Best practice in labour and delivery
      - Cambridge University Press, 2016.
    • Clinical care of the diabetic foot.
      - American Diabetes Association, 2016.
    • Fried: why you burn out and how to revive
      - Hay House Inc, 2011.
    • Practical dementia care
      - Oxford University Press, 2016.