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

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

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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

Immunology

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

Breastfeeding & Reduced Risk of Peanut Sensitization, J Allergy Clin Immunol; ePub 2017 Sep 12; Pitt, et al

Read more in Immunology

Mixed Topics

Coffee Consumption & Risk of Mortality, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Jul 11; Park S, et al

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Infectious Diseases

STD Prevalence & Prevention in US, Sex Transm Dis Surveill; 2017 Sep 26; CDC

Real-Time Influenza Surveillance in Primary Care, J Am Board Fam Med; 2017 Sep/Oct; Temte, et al

Read more in Infectious Diseases

Sleep Medicine

Sleep Apnea and Mental Health Care, Sleep Health; ePub 2017 May 26; Kaufmann, et al

Sleep Duration & Cardiometabolic Health in Adults, Sleep Health; ePub 2017 Apr 23; Kanagasabai, et al

Read more in Sleep Medicine

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

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Hepatology

Alpha Blockers & Treatment of Ureteric Stones, BMJ; ePub 2016 Dec 1; Hollingsworth, et al

FDA Approves Zepatier for Treatment of Chronic HCV, Genotypes 1 and 4 infections targeted

Read more in Hepatology

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

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Geriatrics

Comparing Group Exercise Programs in Older Adults , JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Aug 14; Brach, et al

Deaths from Alzheimer’s Disease in the US, MMWR; 2017 May 26; Taylor, Greenlund, et al

Read more in Geriatrics