Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Obesity Prevalence Among US Adults, JAMA; 2018 Jun 19; Hales, Fryar, et al

Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures, JAMA; ePub 2018 Jun 26; US Preventive Services Task Force

Chocolate Intake & Incident CHD in Women , Am J Clin Nutrit; ePub 2018 Jun 21; Greenberg, et al

Site of Death & Patterns of Care in Older Adults, JAMA; ePub 2018 Jun 25; Teno, Gozalo, et al

Medications Don’t Slow T2D Progression in Youth, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Jun 25; RISE Consortium

Clinical Guidelines

Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures, JAMA; ePub 2018 Jun 26; US Preventive Services Task Force

ECG Screening for CVD in Low-Risk Patients, JAMA; 2018 Jun 12; Curry, US Preventive Task Force

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Cardiology

Chocolate Intake & Incident CHD in Women , Am J Clin Nutrit; ePub 2018 Jun 21; Greenberg, et al

Stress & CV Health in Among Blacks, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2018 Jun 5; Brewer, et al

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Asthma

FDA Approves Fasenra for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma, AstraZeneca news release; 2017 Nov 14

Can Vitamin D Prevent Asthma Exacerbations?, Lancet Respir Med; ePub 2017 Oct 3; Jolliffee, et al

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Gastroenterology

Marijuana Use in Adolescents with IBD, J Pediatr; ePub 2018 Apr 16; Hoffenberg, et al

Tofacitinib as Induction & Maintenance Therapy, N Engl J Med; 2017 May 4; Sandborn, 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

Read more in Rheumatology

Infectious Diseases

Viral Suppression & Decreased Cancer Risk, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Jun 12; Park, et al

Cancer Incidence Rates in HIV-Infected Adults, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 May 8; Shiels, 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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Pulmonology

Occupational Cleaning & Lung Function Decline, Am J Respir Crit Care Med; ePub 2018 Feb 16; Svanes, et al

Should Patients with Syncope be Evaluated for PE?, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Jan 29; Costantino, et al

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Preventive Care

Preventability of Early vs Late Readmissions, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 May 1; Graham, et al

Diet Quality Among Non-Hispanic Blacks, Am J Clin Nutrit; 2018 May 2; Brown, et al

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Practice Management

Does Physician Age Impact Elderly Patient Outcomes?, BMJ; 2017 May 16; Tsugawa, Newhouse, et al

Physician Time Allocation in Ambulatory Practice, Ann Intern Med; 2016 Dec 6; Sinsky, Colligan, et al

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Oncology

Viral Suppression & Decreased Cancer Risk, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Jun 12; Park, et al

ACS Recommends CRC Screening at Age 45, CA Cancer J Clin; ePub 2018 May 30; Wolf, et al

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Addiction Medicine

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

Do Smoking Cessation Incentives Aid in Abstinence?, N Engl J Med; 2018 Jun 14; Halpern, 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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Pain

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

Opioid-Related Adverse Events in Surgical Patients, JAMA Surg; ePub 2018 May 23; Shafi, et al

Read more in Pain