Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

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

Immediate vs Gradual Nicotine Reduction in Cigarettes, JAMA; ePub 2018 Sep 4; Hatsukami, et al

Prevalence of Diabetes Among US Adults, BMJ; ePub 2018 Aug 27; Xu, Liu, et al

Effect of Fish Oil Supplementation in Pregnancy, BMJ; ePub 2018 Sep 4; Vinding, Stokholm, 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

Read more in Clinical Guidelines

Pain

Perceived Injustice & Chronic Low Back Pain, J Pain; ePub 2018 Sep 1; Trost, et al

Visual Quality of Life in Patients with Migraine, Headache; 2018 Jul/Aug; Hanson, 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

Read more in Practice Management

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

Infectious Diseases

Trends in HPV-Associated Cancers in the US, MMWR; 2018 Aug 24; Van Dyne, Henley, et al

HIV Viral Suppression Trends in the US, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Aug 21; Nance, et al

Read more in Infectious Diseases

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

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

Sleep Duration & Cardiometabolic Health in Adolescents, Pediatrics; ePub 2018 Jun 15; Cespedes, et al

Read more in Sleep Medicine

Nephrology

Metformin Use and Hospitalization with Acidosis, JAMA Intern Med; 2018 Jul; Lazarus, et al

Diabetes & Long-Term Kidney Disease, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Jun 1; Warren, et al

Read more in Nephrology

Diabetes

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

Prevalence of Diabetes Among US Adults, BMJ; ePub 2018 Aug 27; Xu, Liu, 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

Read more in Hepatology

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

Psychological Screening for Youth with Abdominal Pain, Pediatrics; ePub 2018 Jul 25; Cunningham, et al

Prescription Medication Use & Depression, JAMA; 2018 Jun 12; Qato, Ozenberger, et al

Read more in Mental Health