Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Can Vitamin D Prevent Asthma Exacerbations?, Lancet Respir Med; ePub 2017 Oct 3; Jolliffee, et al

Cancer Risk in Overweight & Obese Individuals, MMWR; ePub 2017 Oct 3; Steele, et al

Worldwide Trends in BMI Among Children & Adults, Lancet; ePub 2017 Oct 10; Abarca-Gόmez, et al

Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis, N Engl J Med; 2017 Oct 12; Saag, Petersen, et al

Vitamin D & Glycemic Control in Patients with T2D, J Clin Endocrinol Metab; 2017 Sep 1; Mirhosseini, et al

Obesity

Cancer Risk in Overweight & Obese Individuals, MMWR; ePub 2017 Oct 3; Steele, et al

Worldwide Trends in BMI Among Children & Adults, Lancet; ePub 2017 Oct 10; Abarca-Gόmez, et al

Read more in Obesity

Trauma

Linking Traumatic Events & Pain Severity, J Pain; ePub 2016 Sep 15; Nicol, Sieberg, et al

Read more in Trauma

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

Health Policy

Postmarket Safety Events After FDA Approvals, JAMA; 2017 May 9; Downing, Shah, et al

FDA Approval of Intragastric Balloon System, Device assists adults with weight management

Read more in Health Policy

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

Women's Health

Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis, N Engl J Med; 2017 Oct 12; Saag, Petersen, et al

Lifestyle Risk Factors & Hypertension in Women, BMJ; ePub 2017 Jul 12; Timpka, Stuart, et al

Read more in Women's Health

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

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

Hematology

Is Idarucizumab Safe for Dabigatran Reversal?, N Engl J Med; 2017 Aug 3; Pollack, et al

Sickle Cell Trait & HbA1c in African Americans, JAMA; 2017 Feb 7; Lacy, Wellenius, et al

Read more in Hematology

Addiction Medicine

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

Alcohol Use and High-Risk Drinking in US, JAMA Psychiatry; ePub 2017 Aug 9; Grant, et al

Read more in Addiction Medicine

Orthopedics

Intra-Articular Corticosteriods and Knee Osteoarthritis, JAMA; 2016 Dec 27; da Costa, Hari, et al

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

Read more in Orthopedics

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

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