Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

LAMA + LABA for Patients with Stable COPD, JAMA; 2017 Oct 3; Horita, Nagashima, et al

Assessing CCTA for Patients with Suspected CAD, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Oct 2; Foy, et al

Rivaroxaban + Aspirin for CV Prevention, N Engl J Med; 2017 Oct 5; Eikelboom, et al

Exenatide Effects in Patients with Parkinson Disease, Lancet; 2017 Oct 7; Athauda, Maclagan, et al

FDA Approves Fast-Acting Mealtime Insulin, Novo Nordisk news release; 2017 Sep 29

Men's Health

CV Toxicity of Illicit Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use, Circulation; ePub 2017 May 22; Baggish, et al

USPSTF Update: Screening for Prostate Cancer, JAMA; ePub 2017 Apr 11; Bibbins-Domingo, et al

Read more in Men's Health

Mental Health

Spatial Distribution of Pain After Weight Loss, J Pain; ePub 2017 Aug 25; Schrepf, et al

Cannabis for the Treatment of Chronic Pain, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Aug 15; Nugent, et al

Read more in Mental Health

Nephrology

BP Control & Risk of Mortality in Patients with CKD, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Sep 5; Malhotra, et al

Intensive SBP Lowering & Kidney, CV Outcomes, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Sep 5; Beddhu, et al

Read more in Nephrology

Neurology

Exenatide Effects in Patients with Parkinson Disease, Lancet; 2017 Oct 7; Athauda, Maclagan, et al

Orthostatic Hypotension in Middle-Aged Adults, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Jul 24; Juraschek, et al

Read more in Neurology

Obesity

Metabolic Outcomes After Gastric Bypass Surgery, N Engl J Med; 2017 Sep 21; Adams, et al

Weight Gain & Odds of Healthy Aging, JAMA; 2017 Jul 18; Zheng, Manson, et al

Read more in Obesity

Adolescent Medicine

Added Sugars & Risk of CVD in Children, Circulation; ePub 2016 Aug 22; Vos, Kaar, et al

BMI in Identifying Excess Adiposity in Youth, J Pediatr; ePub 2016 Aug 2; Ryder, Kaizer, et al

Read more in Adolescent Medicine

Oncology

Alcohol Use & All-Cause, CV & Ca-Related Mortality, J Am Coll Cardiol; 2017 Aug; Xi, et al

Guideline Quality for Care of Cancer Survivors, JAMA Intern Med; 2017 May; Merkow, et al

Read more in Oncology

Cardiology

Assessing CCTA for Patients with Suspected CAD, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Oct 2; Foy, et al

Rivaroxaban + Aspirin for CV Prevention, N Engl J Med; 2017 Oct 5; Eikelboom, et al

Read more in Cardiology

Pain

Optimal Opioid Prescription Length After Surgery, JAMA Surg; ePub 2017 Sep 27; Scully, et al

Spatial Distribution of Pain After Weight Loss, J Pain; ePub 2017 Aug 25; Schrepf, et al

Read more in Pain

Dermatology

Pubic Hair Grooming-Related Injuries Evaluated, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Aug 16; Truesdale, et al

Treating Patients with Uncomplicated Cellulitis, JAMA; 2017 May 23/30; Moran, Krishnadasan, et al

Read more in Dermatology

Practice Management

Does Physician Age Impact Elderly Patient Outcomes?, BMJ; 2017 May 16; Tsugawa, Newhouse, et al

Physician Time Allocation in Ambulatory Practice, Ann Intern Med; 2016 Dec 6; Sinsky, Colligan, et al

Read more in Practice Management

Preventive Care

Sedentary Behavior and Mortality in Older Adults, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Sep 12; Diaz, et al

Do Patient Beliefs Impact Medication Adherence?, J Am Board Fam Med; 2017 May-Jun; Gagnon, et al

Read more in Preventive Care

Endocrinology

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Patients with T2D, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Aug 22; Beck, et al

Thyroid HT in Older Adults with Hypothyroidism, N Engl J Med; 2017 Jun 29; Stott, Rodondi, et al

Read more in Endocrinology