Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Do Vitamin D Supplements Prevent Cancer, CVD?, N Engl J Med; 2019 Jan 3; Manson, Cook, et al

Nonadherence to Cancer Screenings & Related Mortality, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Dec 28; Pierre-Victor, et al

Alcohol Consumption After Development of HF, JAMA Netw Open; ePub 2018 Dec 28; Sadhu, et al

Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths in the US, MMWR; 2019 Jan 4; Scholl, Seth, et al

Assessing the Diet Quality of US Children, Am J Clin Nutrit; ePub 2018 Dec 29; Thomson, 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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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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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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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

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Hematology

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

Watch for RBC adhesion in men with sickle cell , Annual meeting of the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research

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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

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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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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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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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Infectious Diseases

Hospitalization Trends for Drug-Use Associated IE, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Dec 4; Schranz, et al

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

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