Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir in HCV GT 3 Infection, J Viral Hepat; ePub 2018 Nov 12; Flamm, et al

HCV Therapy Reduces CVD Events in Veterans, Gastroenterology; ePub 2018 Nov 13; Butt, et al

Alcohol Use Disorder in Patients with HCV/HIV , Drug Alcohol Depend; 2018 Oct 30; Frost, et al

Sexually-acquired HCV in MSM Using PrEP, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 20; Price, et al

Effective HCV Testing In US Prisons, Am J Prev Med; ePub 2018 Nov 19; Assoumou, et al

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

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Oncology

Does Vitamin D Reduce Cancer & CVD Risk?, N Engl J Med; ePub 2018 Nov 10; Manson, et al

Interventions to Increase CRC Screening Rates, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Oct 15; Dougherty, et al

Read more in Oncology

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

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

Read more in Vaccines

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

Read more in AML

Obesity

Is Obesity Associated With Adverse CV Outcomes?, JAMA Netw Open; 2018 Nov 16; Riaz, et al

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

Read more in Obesity

Nephrology

Kidney Damage Biomarkers & Incident CKD in BP Reduction, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Oct 23; Zhang, et al

Prescription NSAID Use in High-Risk Patients, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Oct 8; Bouck, et al

Read more in Nephrology

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

Read more in Health Policy

Hepatitis

Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir in HCV GT 3 Infection, J Viral Hepat; ePub 2018 Nov 12; Flamm, et al

HCV Therapy Reduces CVD Events in Veterans, Gastroenterology; ePub 2018 Nov 13; Butt, et al

Read more in Hepatitis

Women's Health

BMI & Risk of Postpregnancy T2D in Women with HDP , Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Nov 19; Timpka, et al

Traumatic Exposures & Health Issues in Older Women, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Nov 19; Gibson, et al

Read more in Women's Health

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?

Read more in Sexual Health

Pain

Risk of Opioid Overdose Hospitalizations , J Am Board Fam Med; 2018 Nov-Dec; Peters, et al

Cannabis Legalization & Opioid Therapy Compliance, Am J Med; ePub 2018 Nov 10; Lo, et al

Read more in Pain