Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Tdap Immunization & Neonatal Pertussis Antibodies, JAMA; 2018 Oct 9; Healy, Rench, et al

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness During Pregnancy, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 11; Thompson, et al

Vaccination Coverage & Exemption Rates in Children, MMWR; 2018 Oct 12; Mellerson, Maxwell, et al

Severe Pertussis Infections in All Age Groups, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 15; Mbayei, et al

Influenza Vaccine Type Preference Among Parents, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Oct 16; Santibanez, et al

Clinical Guidelines

Screening for Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women, JAMA; 2018 Sep 4; US Preventive Services Task Force

Treatment Intensification Guidelines for T2D , Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Sep 4; Roglic, et al

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Pain

Chronic Pain Among Suicide Decedents, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Sep 11; Petrosky, et al

Pain and ED Use in Adults with Dementia, J Pain Symptom Manage; ePub 2018 Sep 14; Hunt, et al

Read more in Pain

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

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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

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

Read more in Endocrinology

Sleep Medicine

Opioid Use & Insomnia in Adults with Chronic Pain, Sleep Med; ePub 2018 Sep 5; Miller, Chan, et al

Does Sleep Debt Decrease with Age? , Sleep Health; ePub 2018 Jun 28; Fox, et al

Read more in Sleep Medicine

Nephrology

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

Prescription NSAID Use in High-Risk Patients, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Oct 8; Bouck, et al

Read more in Nephrology

Diabetes

Peer Support Impact in Adults with T2D & Depression, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Oct 29; Cherrington, et al

High HbA1c Variability and Risk of MACE, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Oct 23; Ghouse, et al

Read more in Diabetes

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

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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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Mental Health

Peer Support Impact in Adults with T2D & Depression, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Oct 29; Cherrington, et al

Prevalence of Depression & Anxiety in Children, J Pediatr; ePub 2018 Oct 12; Ghandour, et al

Read more in Mental Health