Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Is Safe & Effective, JAMA Pediatr; 2018 Nov; Wood, Nolan, et al

Influenza and Pertussis Vaccination in Pregnancy, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Nov 3; Wilcox, Bottrell, et al

Influenza Vaccine Efficacy in High-Risk Patients, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Nov 9; Shang, Chung, et al

Childhood Vaccination Coverage Rates Compared, J Paediatr Child Health; ePub 2018 Nov 13; Baumann, et al

Measles Immunity After Vaccination in Children with HIV, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 12; Mutsaerts, et al

Clinical Guidelines

USPSTF: Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment, JAMA; 2018 Nov 27; US Preventive Services Task Force

Cholesterol Guidelines Stress Lifetime Approach, Circulation; ePub 2018 Nov 10; Grundy, et al

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Pediatrics

USPSTF: Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment, JAMA; 2018 Nov 27; US Preventive Services Task Force

Early Antibiotic Use & Weight Outcomes in Children, Pediatrics; ePub 2018 Oct 31; Block, Bailey, 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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Practice Management

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

Medical Scribes & Improved Workflow in Primary Care, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Sep 17; Mishra, et al

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Health Policy

Multimorbidity Trends Among US Adults, J Am Board Fam Med; 2018 Jul-Aug; King, et al

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

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Preventive Care

Midlife Death Rates Among Racial & Ethnic Groups, BMJ; ePub 2018 Aug 15; Woolf, Chapman, et al

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

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Hematology

Phase 3 data on emicizumab, Mahlangu et al. N Engl J Med. 2018;379:811-22

Integrated programs ease sickle cell pain, hospitalizations, Annual meeting of the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research

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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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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

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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

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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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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

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Infectious Diseases

Healthcare-Associated Infections in US Hospitals, N Engl J Med; 2018 Nov 1; Magill, O’Leary, et al

Gaps in HIV PrEP by Race and Ethnicity, MMWR; 2018 Oct 19; Huang, Zhu, et al

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Vaccines

Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Is Safe & Effective, JAMA Pediatr; 2018 Nov; Wood, Nolan, et al

Influenza and Pertussis Vaccination in Pregnancy, Vaccine; ePub 2018 Nov 3; Wilcox, Bottrell, et al

Read more in Vaccines