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

This Week's Must Reads

Reactogenicity & Immunogenicity of Tdap in Pregnancy, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Sep 13; Fortner, et al

Barriers to Implementation of Vaccine Standards, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Sep 20; Srivastav, et al

Intra-Season Waning of Influenza Vaccine Efficacy, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 10; Ray, et al

Pneumococcal Disease in Older Adults After PCV13, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 20; Pelton, et al

Mumps Outbreaks in Vaccinated US Populations, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 10; Clemmons, 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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Diabetes

Statins for Prevention of CVD in the Elderly , BMJ; ePub 2018 Sep 5; Ramos, Comas-Cuff, et al

GD & Maternal Disorders of Glucose Metabolism, JAMA; 2018 Sep 11; Lowe, Scholtens, et al

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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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Mental Health

MDD Screening Remains Low in Adolescents , J Pediatr; ePub 2018 Sep 21; Sekhar, et al

Depression Screening by Alcohol Use Severity, J Am Board Fam Med; 2018 Sep-Oct; Hirschtritt, et al

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Pediatrics

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Weight Status, J Pediatr; ePub 2018 Oct 1; Davis, Barnes, et al

Intake of Sugars and Saturated Fats in US Children, Am J Clin Nutrit; ePub 2018 Sep 20; Wang, et al

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Geriatrics

Site of Death & Patterns of Care in Older Adults, JAMA; ePub 2018 Jun 25; Teno, Gozalo, et al

Psychological Interventions & Chronic Pain Reduction, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 May 7; Niknejad, et al

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Oncology

FIT Performance & Optimal Positivity Thresholds, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Sep 18; Selby, et al

Leukemia risk after maternal contraception use, Hargreave M et al. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Sep 6. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30479-0

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Asthma

Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide Testing in Asthma, Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2017 Dec 20; Wang, et al

Pharmacologic Tx of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Nov 28; Wallace, et al

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Vaccines

Reactogenicity & Immunogenicity of Tdap in Pregnancy, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Sep 13; Fortner, et al

Barriers to Implementation of Vaccine Standards, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Sep 20; Srivastav, et al

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Rheumatology

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

Psychological Interventions & Chronic Pain Reduction, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 May 7; Niknejad, et al

Read more in Rheumatology

Obesity

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Weight Status, J Pediatr; ePub 2018 Oct 1; Davis, Barnes, et al

Subjective Wellbeing and Cardiometabolic Health, BMJ; ePub 2018 Sep 25; Wootton, et al

Read more in Obesity

Men's Health

Watch for RBC adhesion in men with sickle cell , Annual meeting of the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research

USPSTF: Screening for Prostate Cancer, JAMA; 2018 May 8; Grossman, et al

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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