Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Do Vitamin D Supplements Prevent Cancer, CVD?, N Engl J Med; 2019 Jan 3; Manson, Cook, et al

Nonadherence to Cancer Screenings & Related Mortality, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Dec 28; Pierre-Victor, et al

Alcohol Consumption After Development of HF, JAMA Netw Open; ePub 2018 Dec 28; Sadhu, et al

Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths in the US, MMWR; 2019 Jan 4; Scholl, Seth, et al

Assessing the Diet Quality of US Children, Am J Clin Nutrit; ePub 2018 Dec 29; Thomson, et al

Clinical Guidelines

USPSTF: Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment, JAMA; 2018 Nov 27; US Preventive Services Task Force

Cholesterol Guidelines Stress Lifetime Approach, Circulation; ePub 2018 Nov 10; Grundy, et al

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Hepatology

Mortality Due to Cirrhosis & Liver Cancer in the US, BMJ; ePub 2018 Jul 18; Tapper, Parikh

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

Read more in Hepatology

Vaccines

Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Is Safe & Effective, JAMA Pediatr; 2018 Nov; Wood, Nolan, et al

Influenza and Pertussis Vaccination in Pregnancy, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Nov 3; Wilcox, Bottrell, et al

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Women's Health

Hypertensive Diseases of Pregnancy & Risk of HF, Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2018 Dec 19; Nizamuddin, et al

Recent Childbirth a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Dec 11; Nichols, et al

Read more in Women's Health

Immunology

Penicillin Allergy & Risk of MRSA and C. difficle, BMJ; ePub 2018 Jun 27; Blumenthal, et al

CVD Risk with LABAs and LAMAs in COPD, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Jan 2; Wang, et al

Read more in Immunology

Infectious Diseases

Hospitalization Trends for Drug-Use Associated IE, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Dec 4; Schranz, et al

Healthcare-Associated Infections in US Hospitals, N Engl J Med; 2018 Nov 1; Magill, O’Leary, et al

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Mixed Topics

Sexual Intercourse Among High School Students, MMWR; 2017 Jan 5; Ethier, Kann, et al

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

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Men's Health

USPSTF: Screening for Prostate Cancer, JAMA; 2018 May 8; Grossman, et al

Protein Intake & Lean Body Mass in Older Men, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Mar 12; Bhasin, et al

Read more in Men's Health

Genetics

Genetic Literacy Awareness in the US Population, Public Health Genomics; ePub 2018 May 31; Krakow, et al

Genetic Testing Uptake in Breast Cancer Patients, Genet Med; ePub 2018 Jun 6; Nilsson, et al

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Nephrology

Predictors of Symptomatic Kidney Stone Recurrence, Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2018 Dec 4; Vaughan, et al

Kidney Damage Biomarkers & Incident CKD in BP Reduction, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Oct 23; Zhang, et al

Read more in Nephrology

Neurology

Health Care Utilization of a Dementia Care Program, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Dec 21; Jennings, et al

Smoking and Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Young Men, Stroke; ePub 2018 Apr 19; Markidan, et al

Read more in Neurology

Obesity

Lifestyle Modification Advice Among HCPs, Am J Med; ePub 2018 Dec 3; Grabovac, et al

Is Obesity Associated With Adverse CV Outcomes?, JAMA Netw Open; 2018 Nov 16; Riaz, et al

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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