Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Vaccination Coverage & Exemption Rates in US, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 2; Shaw, et al

Influenza & Tdap Vaccination in Pregnancy, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Jun 12; Strassberg, et al

Vaccination Rates May Influence School Choice, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Jun 13; Cataldi, et al

Influenza Vaccination Coverage & Herd Immunity, Vaccine; 2018 Jun 27; Logan, et al

HBV Vaccination Coverage in Foreign-Born Women, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jun 1; Kilmer, et al

Clinical Guidelines

Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures, JAMA; ePub 2018 Jun 26; US Preventive Services Task Force

ECG Screening for CVD in Low-Risk Patients, JAMA; 2018 Jun 12; Curry, US Preventive Task Force

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Neurology

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

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

Read more in Neurology

Health Policy

ACP Position on Women’s Health Challenges, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 May 29; Daniel, et al

Addressing Social Determinants to Improve Patient Care, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Apr 17; Daniel, et al

Read more in Health Policy

Preventive Care

Preventability of Early vs Late Readmissions, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 May 1; Graham, et al

Diet Quality Among Non-Hispanic Blacks, Am J Clin Nutrit; 2018 May 2; Brown, et al

Read more in Preventive Care

Women's Health

Chocolate Intake & Incident CHD in Women , Am J Clin Nutrit; ePub 2018 Jun 21; Greenberg, et al

Maternal Loss of Control Over Eating, Am J Clin Nutr; ePub 2018 Jun 5; Micali, et al

Read more in Women's Health

Hematology

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

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

Read more in Hematology

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

Addiction Medicine

Medication Use for Opioid Use Disorder, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Jun 19; Larochelle, et al

Do Smoking Cessation Incentives Aid in Abstinence?, N Engl J Med; 2018 Jun 14; Halpern, et al

Read more in Addiction Medicine

Pain

Medication Use for Opioid Use Disorder, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Jun 19; Larochelle, et al

Opioid-Related Adverse Events in Surgical Patients, JAMA Surg; ePub 2018 May 23; Shafi, 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

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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

Read more in Immunology

Otolaryngology

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

Read more in Otolaryngology

Pulmonology

Occupational Cleaning & Lung Function Decline, Am J Respir Crit Care Med; ePub 2018 Feb 16; Svanes, et al

Should Patients with Syncope be Evaluated for PE?, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Jan 29; Costantino, et al

Read more in Pulmonology