Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

USPSTF: Screening for Prostate Cancer, JAMA; 2018 May 8; Grossman, et al

Smoke-Free Policies and Risk of CVD , Circulation; ePub 2018 May 7; Mayne, et al

Psychological Interventions & Chronic Pain Reduction, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 May 7; Niknejad, et al

Managing Blood Pressure in a Primary Care Setting, J Am Board Fam Med; 2018 May-Jun; Doane, et al

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

Clinical Guidelines

USPSTF: Screening for Prostate Cancer, JAMA; 2018 May 8; Grossman, et al

USPSTF Recommendation on Falls Prevention, JAMA; ePub 2018 Apr 17; US Preventive Services Task Force

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Cardiology

Smoke-Free Policies and Risk of CVD , Circulation; ePub 2018 May 7; Mayne, et al

Managing Blood Pressure in a Primary Care Setting, J Am Board Fam Med; 2018 May-Jun; Doane, 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

Psychological Interventions & Chronic Pain Reduction, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 May 7; Niknejad, et al

Screening to Reduce Fractures in Older Women, Lancet; ePub 2017 Dec 15; Shepstone, et al

Read more in Rheumatology

Infectious Diseases

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

Evaluating Vaccination Strategies for Zika Virus, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Apr 3; Durham, 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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Oncology

USPSTF: Screening for Prostate Cancer, JAMA; 2018 May 8; Grossman, et al

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

Smoking and Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Young Men, Stroke; ePub 2018 Apr 19; Markidan, et al

CV Safety of Smoking Cessation Treatments, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Apr 9; Benowitz, et al

Read more in Addiction Medicine

Pain

Psychological Interventions & Chronic Pain Reduction, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 May 7; Niknejad, et al

Reasons for Analgesic Use in Chronic Pain, Clin J Pain; ePub 2018 Apr 24; Vowles, 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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