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

Read more in Clinical Guidelines

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

Read more in Adolescent Medicine

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

Read more in Mental Health

Sleep Medicine

Does Sleep Debt Decrease with Age? , Sleep Health; ePub 2018 Jun 28; Fox, et al

Sleep Duration & Cardiometabolic Health in Adolescents, Pediatrics; ePub 2018 Jun 15; Cespedes, et al

Read more in Sleep Medicine

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

Obesity

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

Smoking Cessation & Body Weight in T2D, N Engl J Med; 2018 Aug 16; Hu, Zong, et al

Read more in Obesity

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

Read more in Hepatology

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

Read more in Hepatology

Obesity

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

Smoking Cessation & Body Weight in T2D, N Engl J Med; 2018 Aug 16; Hu, Zong, et al

Read more in Obesity

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

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

Read more in Immunology

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

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

Read more in Immunology

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

Read more in Asthma

Cardiology

Aspirin for Primary CV Prevention in Diabetes, N Engl J Med; ePub 2018 Aug 26; ASCEND Study Collaborative Group

CV Mortality Among Adults with Diabetes, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Aug 21; Cheng, et al

Read more in Cardiology