Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Intensive BP Control & Risk of Dementia, JAMA; ePub 2019 Jan 28; SPRINT MIND Investigators

Outpatient Care for Adults With Primary Care, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2019 Jan 28; Levine, et al

Antibiotic Therapy in Patients with Asthma, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2019 Jan 28; Stefan, et al

Outpatient Benzodiazepine Prescribing in US, JAMA Netw Open; 2019 Jan 25; Agarwal, et al

Reduction of Readmissions Through Primary Care, JAMA Netw Open; 2019 Jan 25; Wiest, 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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Vaccines

Influenza Vaccination Safety During Hospitalization, Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2019 Jan 8; Tartof, et al

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

Read more in Geriatrics

Obesity

Adiposity and Risk of Decline in GFR, BMJ; ePub 2019 Jan 10; Chang, Grams, et al

Prediabetes Status & Lifestyle Modification , J Am Board Fam Med; 2019 Jan 4; Owei, 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

Outpatient Care for Adults With Primary Care, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2019 Jan 28; Levine, et al

Outpatient Benzodiazepine Prescribing in US, JAMA Netw Open; 2019 Jan 25; Agarwal, et al

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Nephrology

Adiposity and Risk of Decline in GFR, BMJ; ePub 2019 Jan 10; Chang, Grams, et al

Predictors of Symptomatic Kidney Stone Recurrence, Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2018 Dec 4; Vaughan, et al

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Hepatitis

Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir Efficacy & Safety Assessed, J Hepatol; ePub 2018 Nov 23; D’Ambrosio, et al

HCV Infection Among Children & Young Persons, J Hepatol; ePub 2018 Nov 26; Modin, et al

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Women's Health

Hypertensive Diseases of Pregnancy & Risk of HF, Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2018 Dec 19; Nizamuddin, et al

Recent Childbirth a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Dec 11; Nichols, et al

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Sexual Health

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

Treating Urogenital Chlamydia Infection, Is doxycycline superior to azithromycin?

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Pain

Trends in Pain Prevalence in US Adults, J Pain; ePub 2019 Jan 15; Nahin, et al

Prescribed Opioids & Risk of CAP in Patients with HIV, JAMA Intern Med; 2019 Jan 7; Edelman, et al

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Pulmonology

Physician Care for Patients with COPD, CHEST; ePub 2019 Jan 18; Cho, Mecredy, et al

Venous Thromboembolism Risk in US Hospitals, Am J Med; ePub 2019 Jan 16; Huang, et al

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Sleep Medicine

Excessive Screen Time & Short Sleep Duration , Sleep Medicine; ePub 2018 Dec 12; Twenge, et al

Sleep Apnea & BP Control Among Blacks, Circulation; ePub 2018 Dec 10; Johnson, et al

Read more in Sleep Medicine