Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Acute Illness and Cannabis Use in Adults, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2019 Mar 26; Monte, et al

Pregnancy History and Risk of Miscarriage, BMJ; ePub 2019 Mar 20; Magnus, et al

Firearms Mortality Among US Schoolchildren, Am J Med; ePub 2019 Mar 25; Rubenstein, et al

Rapid Point of Care Test for Influenza, J Am Board Fam Med; 2019 Mar; Dale, et al

Sleep Disturbance and Chronic Pain Intensity, Clin J Pain; ePub 2019 Mar 25; Burgess, et al

FDA Actions

FDA Approves Ajovy for Migraine in Adults, Teva Pharmaceutical news release; 2018 Sep 14

FDA Approves Steglatro for Adults with T2D, Pfizer news release; 2017 Dec 22

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Clinical Guidelines

USPSTF: Interventions to Avert Perinatal Depression, JAMA; 2019 Feb 12; US Preventive Services Task Force

ACIP Updates Adult Immunization Schedule, Ann Intern Med; 2019 Feb 5; Kim, Hunter, et al

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Health Policy

Outpatient Care for Adults With Primary Care, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2019 Jan 28; Levine, et al

Outpatient Benzodiazepine Prescribing in US, JAMA Netw Open; 2019 Jan 25; Agarwal, et al

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Neurology

Intensive BP Control & Risk of Dementia, JAMA; ePub 2019 Jan 28; SPRINT MIND Investigators

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

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Women's Health

Pregnancy History and Risk of Miscarriage, BMJ; ePub 2019 Mar 20; Magnus, et al

Ultrasonography Screening in Breast Cancer, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2019 Mar 18; Lee, et al

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Preventive Care

Appropriateness of Outpatient Antibiotic Prescribing , BMJ; ePub 2019 Jan 16; Chua, Fischer, et al

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

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Hematology

Venous Thromboembolism Risk in US Hospitals, Am J Med; ePub 2019 Jan 16; Huang, et al

Trends in DVT Hospitalization Rates in Older Adults, Am J Med; ePub 2018 May 10; Minges, et al

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Addiction Medicine

Acute Illness and Cannabis Use in Adults, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2019 Mar 26; Monte, et al

Dual Receipt of Rx Opioids & Overdose Death, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2019 Mar 12; Moyo, 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

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Pain

Sleep Disturbance and Chronic Pain Intensity, Clin J Pain; ePub 2019 Mar 25; Burgess, et al

Dual Receipt of Rx Opioids & Overdose Death, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2019 Mar 12; Moyo, et al

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Practice Management

Greater PCP Supply & Population Mortality, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2019 Feb 18; Basu, et al

Team-Based Primary Care in Chronically Ill Patients, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Nov 26; Meyers, et al

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Infectious Diseases

Rapid Point of Care Test for Influenza, J Am Board Fam Med; 2019 Mar; Dale, et al

Invasive GBS Infections in Nonpregnant US Adults, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2019 Feb 18; Francois Watkins, et al

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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

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Otolaryngology

Guideline for Cerumen Impaction Management, Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg; 2017 Jan 3; Schwartz, et al

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