Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Can Omega-3 Supplement Use Lower CVD Risk?, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2018 Jan 31; Aung, et al

2018 Adult ACIP Immunization Schedule Released, Ann Intern Med; 2018 Feb 6; Kim, Riley, et al

2018 ACIP Immunization Schedule for Children, MMWR; ePub 2018 Feb 6; Robinson, et al

Weight Management & Remission of T2D in Primary Care, Lancet; 2018 Feb; Lean, Leslie, Barnes, et al

Prior Use of NOACs & Mortality in ICH Patients, JAMA; 2018 Feb 6; Inohara, Xian, Liang, et al

Clinical Guidelines

Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer, CHEST; ePub 2018 Jan 25; Mazzone, et al

USPSTF Guidelines for HT in Postmenopausal Women, JAMA; 2017 Dec 12; US Preventive Services Task Force

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Pain

Postsurgical Opioid Prescribing & Potential Misuse, BMJ; ePub 2018 Jan 17; Brat, Agniel, et al

Pain & Fatigue Variability in Fibromyalgia Patients, J Pain; ePub 2017 Dec 15; Bartley, et al

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Endocrinology

Labeling of Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators, JAMA; 2017 Nov 28; Van Wagoner, Eichner, et al

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

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Dermatology

Comparing Oral Meds for Toenail Fungal Infection, JAMA; 2018 Jan 23/30; Kreijkamp-Kaspers, et al

Do Bleach Baths Reduce Atopic Dermatitis Severity?, Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol; 2017 Nov; Chopra, et al

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Diabetes

Weight Management & Remission of T2D in Primary Care, Lancet; 2018 Feb; Lean, Leslie, Barnes, et al

Risk of Infection in People with Diabetes, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Jan 12; Carey, et al

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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

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

Mental Health

Age at Menarche and Depression into Adulthood, Pediatrics; ePub 2017 Dec 26; Mendle, et al

Cognitive Training to Prevent Cognitive Decline, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Dec 19; Butler, et al

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Vaccines

2018 Adult ACIP Immunization Schedule Released, Ann Intern Med; 2018 Feb 6; Kim, Riley, et al

2018 ACIP Immunization Schedule for Children, MMWR; ePub 2018 Feb 6; Robinson, et al

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Women's Health

Age at Menarche and Depression into Adulthood, Pediatrics; ePub 2017 Dec 26; Mendle, et al

Screening to Reduce Fractures in Older Women, Lancet; ePub 2017 Dec 15; Shepstone, et al

Read more in Women's Health

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

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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

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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

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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

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Obesity

Bariatric Surgery and All-Cause Mortality, JAMA; 2018 Jan 16; Reges, Greenland, et al

Fiber Supplementation and Metabolic Outcomes, Am J Clin Nutr; 2017 Dec; Thompson, et al

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