Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Limited Coverage of HCV Testing in US Since 2013, Clin Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 15; Patel, et al

Smoking Status & Pain in Veterans with HCV, Pain Med; ePub 2018 Sep 7; Lynch, et al

Assessing the HCV Care Cascade in Baby Boomers, Am J Manag Care; 2018 Sep; Brady, Vellozzi, et al

HCV Screening in Elective Cranial Neurosurgery, J Neurosurg; 2018 Sep; Nussbaum, Kallmes, et al

Young Adults Who Inject Drugs & Risk of HCV, Health Promot Pract; ePub 2018 Sep 18; Knight, 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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Hematologic Malignancies

Long-term ibrutinib data in older patients, Barr PM et al. Haematologica. 2018;103(9):1502-10

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

Read more in Diabetes

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

Read more in Mental Health

Cardiology

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

Does Aspirin Prevent CV Events in Older Adults?, N Engl J Med; ePub 2018 Sep 16; McNeil, 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

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Oncology

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

Trends in HPV-Associated Cancers in the US, MMWR; 2018 Aug 24; Van Dyne, Henley, 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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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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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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Obesity

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

Effect of Fish Oil Supplementation in Pregnancy, BMJ; ePub 2018 Sep 4; Vinding, Stokholm, 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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Nephrology

Metformin Use and Hospitalization with Acidosis, JAMA Intern Med; 2018 Jul; Lazarus, et al

Diabetes & Long-Term Kidney Disease, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Jun 1; Warren, et al

Read more in Nephrology