February 2021

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February Highlights

Cancer & Survivors: 7, 25, 35, 44
Cardiovascular: 5, 15, 18, 21, 26, 28, 41
Emergency: 13, 30, 32, 34, 36, 41, 47, ebook
Infectious Disease: 1, 8, 13, 34, 37, 45, 47
Mental Health: 2, 15, 19, 23, 38, 40, 43, 48, ebook
Musculoskeletal: 4, 6, 10, 27, 33, 46
Obs/Gyn: 30, 39, 48
Pain & Opioids: 21, 31, 40, 44, 46, 48, 49
 

  • "Sound" Bytes (Synopses)

    • 1. Returning to physical activity after covid-19
      - BMJ 2021;372:m4721.
    • 2. Initiating pharmacologic treatment in tobacco-dependent adults
      - JAMA 2021;325(3):301-2.
    • 3. Off-label use and misuse of hormone supplements: AACE and ACE position statement
      - Am Fam Physician 2020;102(12):759-60.
    • 4. Update on the diagnosis and management of early rheumatoid arthritis
      - Clin Med 2020;20(6):561-4.
    • 5. Drug-induced pericarditis
      - Prescrire Int 2020;29(221):295-8.
    • 6. Assessment and management of shoulder dislocation
      - BMJ 2020;371:m4485.
    • 7. Pancreatic cysts – an overview and summary of society guidelines, 2021
      - JAMA 2021;325(4):391-2.
  • Review Articles

    • 8. Multisystem effects of COVID-19: a concise review for practitioners
      - Postgrad Med 2021;133(1):20-7.
    • 9. Hearing loss
      - Ann Intern Med 2020;173(11):ITC81-96.
    • 10. Osteoarthritis of the knee (10.1) and Platelet-rich plasma versus hyaluronic acid for knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (10.2)
      - NEJM 2021;384(1):51-9 (10.1) and Am J Sports Med 2021;49(1):249-60 (10.2).
    • 11. Advances in the management of diabetes: therapies for type 2 diabetes
      - Postgrad Med J 2020;96(1140):610-8.
    • 12. Parkinson disease
      - Am Fam Physician 2020;102(11):679-91.
    • 13. SARS-CoV-2 pharmacologic therapies and their safety/effectiveness according to level of evidence
      - Am J Emerg Med 2020;38(11):2405-15.
    • 14. Integrating oral immunotherapy into clinical practice [for peanut allergy]
      - J Allergy Clin Immunol 2021;147(1):1-13.
    • 15. Chronic non-communicable disease risk calculators – an overview, part II
      - Maturitas 2021;143:132-44.
    • 16. Glaucoma in adults – screening, diagnosis, and management: a review
      - JAMA 2021;325(2):164-74.
    • 17. Management of chronic refractory cough in adults
      - Eur J Intern Med 2020;81:15-21.
    • 18. Vitamin D, calcium supplements, and implications for cardiovascular health: JACC focus seminar
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2021;77(4):437-49.
    • 19. Just let me sleep in: identifying and treating delayed sleep phase disorder in adolescents
      - Child Adolesc Psychiatric Clin NA 2021;30(1):159-74.
    • 20. Management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
      - BMJ 2021;372:m4747.
    • 21. Cardiovascular complications of opioid use: JACC state-of-the-art review
      - J Am Coll Cardiol 2021;77(2):205-23.
    • 22. Recent advances in clinical diagnosis and treatment of male factor infertility
      - Postgrad Med 2020;132(S4):28-34.
    • 23. Recognizing and treating excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy
      - J Clin Psychiatry 2020;81(6):HB19045AH3C
    • 24. Primary biliary cholangitis
      - Lancet 2020;396(10266):1915-26.
    • 25. Ewing’s sarcoma
      - NEJM 2021;384(2):154-64.
    • 26. Medium- and large-vessel vasculitis (26.1) and Mimics of vasculitis (26.2)
      - Circulation 2021;143(3):267-82 (26.1) and Rheumatology 2021;60(1):34-47 (26.2).
    • 27. Early diagnosis and treatment for Sjogren’s syndrome: current challenges, redefined disease stages and future prospects
      - J Autoimmun 2021;117:102590.
    • 28. Efficacy and safety of iron therapy in patients with chronic heart failure and iron deficiency: a systematic review and meta-analysis based on 15 randomised controlled trials
      - Postgrad Med J. 2020;96(1142):766-76.
    • 29. Acute flaccid myelitis: cause, diagnosis, and management
      - Lancet 2021;397(10271):334-46.
    • 30. Management of postabortion complications for the emergency medicine clinician
      - Ann Emerg Med 2021;77(2):221-32.
    • 31. Psychological and psychosocial predictors of chronic postsurgical pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      - Pain 2021;162(1):10–30.
  • From the Specialties

    • 32. Acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a primer for emergency physicians
      - J Emerg Med 2020;59(5):643-59.
    • 33. Fractures of the thumb metacarpal base
      - Injury 2020;51(11):2421-8.
    • 34. Clostridioides difficile infection evaluation and management in the emergency department (34.1) and Faecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis (34.2)
      - Am J Emerg Med 2020;38(10):2203-8 (34.1) and EClinicalMedicine 2020;29-30:100642 (34.2).
    • 35. Cancer survivorship: reproductive health outcomes should be included in standard toxicity assessments
      - Eur J Cancer 2021;144:310-6.
    • 36. Reducing preventable patient transfers from long-term care facilities to emergency departments: a scoping review
      - CJEM 2020;22(6):844-56.
  • Research Studies

    • 37. 6-month consequences of COVID-19 in patients discharged from hospital: a cohort study (37.1) and Managing the long term effects of covid-19: summary of NICE, SIGN, and RCGP rapid guideline (37.2)
      - Lancet 2021;397(10270):220-32 (37.1) and BMJ 2021;372:n136 (37.2).
    • 38. Effect of long-acting injectable antipsychotics vs usual care on time to first hospitalization in early-phase schizophrenia: a randomized clinical trial
      - JAMA Psychiatry 2020;77(12):1-8.
    • 39. Treatment of women with heavy menstrual bleeding: results of a prospective cohort study alongside a randomised controlled trial
      - Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2021;257:1-5.
    • 40. Peer recovery coaches in general medical settings: changes in utilization, treatment engagement, and opioid use
      - J Subst Abuse Treat 2021;122:108248.
    • 41. Emergency department evaluation of patients with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor associated angioedema
      - Am J Emerg Med 2020;38(12):2596-601.
    • 42. The effect of surgical timing on 30-day outcomes in cleft palate repair
      - Plast Reconstr Surg 2021;147(1):131-7.
    • 43. Drug checking identifies counterfeit alprazolam tablets
      - Drug Alcohol Depend 2021;218:108300.
    • 44. Large reduction in opioid prescribing by a multipronged behavioral intervention after major urologic surgery
      - Cancer 2021;127(2):257-65.
  • Practice Guidelines

    • 45. Guidance for primary care management of adult outpatients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19
      - BCCDC 2020.
    • 46. Nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management of acute pain from non-low back, musculoskeletal injuries in adults: a clinical guideline from the American College of Physicians and American Academy of Family Physicians
      - Ann Intern Med 2020;173(9):739-48.
    • 47. Clinical policy: critical issues in the management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with community-acquired pneumonia
      - Ann Emerg Med 2021;77(1):e1-57.
    • 48. Lack of evidence that epidural pain relief during labour causes autism spectrum disorder: a position statement of the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society
      - Can J Anesth 2021;68(2):180-2.
    • 49. Guidelines for opioid prescribing in children and adolescents after surgery: an expert panel opinion
      - JAMA Surg 2021;156(1):76-90.
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  • Forging A Path...

    • 50. Connecting with older adults via telemedicine
      - Ann Intern Med 2020;173(10):831-2.
    • 51. Balancing the risks and benefits of benzodiazepines
      - JAMA 2021;325(4):347-8.
    • 52. “You are now entering a guilt-free zone”
      - NEJM 2020;383(22):2103-5.

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