Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Increased Water Intake in Premenopausal Women with UTIs, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Oct 1; Hooton, et al

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Weight Status, J Pediatr; ePub 2018 Oct 1; Davis, Barnes, et al

Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use Among US Adults, Ann Intern Med; 2018 Oct 2; Mirbolouk, et al

Continuous Combined Oral Contraceptives & VTE Risk, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Oct 1; Li, et al

Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Use After MI, N Engl J Med; 2018 Sep 27; Olgin, et al

Asthma

Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide Testing in Asthma, Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2017 Dec 20; Wang, et al

Pharmacologic Tx of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Nov 28; Wallace, et al

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Pain

Do PCPs Recommend Medical Marijuana to Patients?, J Am Board Fam Med; 2018 Sep-Oct; Kondrad, et al

Impact of Opioid Controlled Substance Agreements, Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2018 Sep 20; Philpot, et al

Read more in Pain

Men's Health

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

Protein Intake & Lean Body Mass in Older Men, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Mar 12; Bhasin, et al

Read more in Men's Health

Pediatrics

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Weight Status, J Pediatr; ePub 2018 Oct 1; Davis, Barnes, et al

Intake of Sugars and Saturated Fats in US Children, Am J Clin Nutrit; ePub 2018 Sep 20; Wang, et al

Read more in Pediatrics

Sleep Medicine

Opioid Use & Insomnia in Adults with Chronic Pain, Sleep Med; ePub 2018 Sep 5; Miller, Chan, et al

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

Read more in Sleep Medicine

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

Read more in Pulmonology

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

Read more in Health Policy

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

Read more in Pulmonology

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

Read more in Health Policy

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

Read more in Neurology

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

Practice Management

Medical Scribes & Improved Workflow in Primary Care, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2018 Sep 17; Mishra, et al

Private Insurance Linked to Better Outcomes in Follicular Lymphoma, Goldstein JS et al. Blood. 2018 Jul 24. doi: 10.1182/blood-2018-03-839035.

Read more in Practice Management

Hematology

Trends in DVT Hospitalization Rates in Older Adults, Am J Med; ePub 2018 May 10; Minges, et al

Is Idarucizumab Safe for Dabigatran Reversal?, N Engl J Med; 2017 Aug 3; Pollack, et al

Read more in Hematology

Oncology

FIT Performance & Optimal Positivity Thresholds, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2018 Sep 18; Selby, et al

Trends in HPV-Associated Cancers in the US, MMWR; 2018 Aug 24; Van Dyne, Henley, et al

Read more in Oncology