Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

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

Immediate vs Gradual Nicotine Reduction in Cigarettes, JAMA; ePub 2018 Sep 4; Hatsukami, et al

Prevalence of Diabetes Among US Adults, BMJ; ePub 2018 Aug 27; Xu, Liu, et al

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

Outpatient Opioid Prescriptions for Children, Pediatrics; ePub 2018 Jul 16; Chung, et al

Medication Use for Opioid Use Disorder, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Jun 19; Larochelle, 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

Treatment Intensification Guidelines for T2D , Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Sep 4; Roglic, et al

Prevalence of Diabetes Among US Adults, BMJ; ePub 2018 Aug 27; Xu, Liu, et al

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Mental Health

Psychological Screening for Youth with Abdominal Pain, Pediatrics; ePub 2018 Jul 25; Cunningham, et al

Prescription Medication Use & Depression, JAMA; 2018 Jun 12; Qato, Ozenberger, et al

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Adolescent Medicine

Added Sugars & Risk of CVD in Children, Circulation; ePub 2016 Aug 22; Vos, Kaar, et al

BMI in Identifying Excess Adiposity in Youth, J Pediatr; ePub 2016 Aug 2; Ryder, Kaizer, et al

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Women's Health

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

Leukemia risk after maternal contraception use, Hargreave M et al. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Sep 6. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30479-0

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Vaccines

Prenatal Tdap Vaccination & ASD Risk, Pediatrics; ePub 2018 Aug 13; Becerra-Culqui, et al

Vaccination Trends in Patients with Heart Failure, JACC Heart Fail; ePub 2018 Aug 7; Bhatt, 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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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

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