Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

HCV Screening Program in a Large Birth Cohort, Open Forum Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Mar 26; Cornett, et al

Do Electronic Reminders Aid in HCV Screening?, J Viral Hepat; ePub 2018 Mar 30; MacLean, et al

HCV Screening Shows Minimal Increase Overall , Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 2018 Apr; Kasting, et al

Improving Access to HCV Medications, J Manag Care Spec Pharm; 2018 Apr; Vu, et al

Previous HBV & Clinical Outcomes in HCV, J Viral Hepat; ePub 2018 Mar 25; Wang, et al

Clinical Guidelines

AHA Statement on Promotion of Physical Activity, Circulation; ePub 2018 Apr 4; Lobelo, et al

CVD & Risk Management in ADA Guidelines, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Apr 3; Chamberlain, et al

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Hematologic Malignancies

Prognostic Score System for Patients with PMF, J Clin Oncol; ePub 2017 Dec 9; Gugliemelli, et al

These Patients Are More Apt to Be Depressed, Ann Hematol; ePub 2017 Dec 7; Shreders, et al

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Diabetes

CVD & Risk Management in ADA Guidelines, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Apr 3; Chamberlain, et al

Diabetes and Trends in Perioperative CV Events, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Apr 4; Newman, 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

Efficacy of CBT vs Education for Chronic Pain, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Feb 27; Thorn, et al

Age at Menarche and Depression into Adulthood, Pediatrics; ePub 2017 Dec 26; Mendle, et al

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Cardiology

AHA Statement on Promotion of Physical Activity, Circulation; ePub 2018 Apr 4; Lobelo, et al

CVD & Risk Management in ADA Guidelines, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Apr 3; Chamberlain, et al

Read more in Cardiology

Oncology

Cardiorespiratory Fitness & All-Cancer Mortality, Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2018 Mar 27; Wang, et al

USPSTF: Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer, JAMA; 2018 Mar 20; USPSTF, et al

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Neurology

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

Thrombectomy for Stroke Patients at 6 to 16 Hours, N Engl J Med; ePub 2018 Jan 24; Albers, et al

Read more in Neurology

Vaccines

Evaluating Vaccination Strategies for Zika Virus, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Apr 3; Durham, et al

2018 Adult ACIP Immunization Schedule Released, Ann Intern Med; 2018 Feb 6; Kim, Riley, et al

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Geriatrics

Guidelines for Geriatric Diabetes Care, J Am Board Fam Med; 2018 Mar-Apr; McCreedy, et al

Methylphenidate for Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease, Am J Psychiatry; ePub 2017 Sep 15; Padala, et al

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Obesity

Impact of Intensive Weight Loss & Life Expectancy, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Mar 15; Gregg, et al

Obesity Progression and Incident Diabetes, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Mar 5; Stokes, et al

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AML

Azacitidine in Lower-Risk MDS Shows Promise, Oncologist; ePub 2017 Nov 8; Komrokji, et al

Clostridium Difficile Infection in People with MDS, World J Clin Oncol; 2017 Oct 10; Shaht, et al

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Health Policy

FDA Approval of Intragastric Balloon System, Device assists adults with weight management

FDA Approval for Balloon Device, Non-surgical device treats obesity

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Nephrology

CKD-MBD Clinical Practice Guideline Update, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Feb 20; Ketteler, et al

BP Control & Risk of Mortality in Patients with CKD, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Sep 5; Malhotra, et al

Read more in Nephrology