Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Antibiotic Use Among US Older Adults, BMJ; ePub 2018 Jul 27; Olesen, Barnett, et al

Healthy Behaviors & Reduced Risk of Obesity , Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2018 Jul 27; Shook, et al

Modifiable Risk Factors in New BP Categories, Am J Med; ePub 2018 Jul 26; Gu, Yue, et al

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

Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages & Cardiometabolic Health, Circulation; ePub 2018 Jul 30; Johnson, et al

Obesity

Healthy Behaviors & Reduced Risk of Obesity , Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2018 Jul 27; Shook, et al

Healthy Lifestyle & Lower Risk of Obesity in Offspring, BMJ; ePub 2018 Jul 4; Dhana, Haines, et al

Read more in Obesity

Diabetes

Metformin Use and Hospitalization with Acidosis, JAMA Intern Med; 2018 Jul; Lazarus, et al

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

Read more in Diabetes

Oncology

Mortality Due to Cirrhosis & Liver Cancer in the US, BMJ; ePub 2018 Jul 18; Tapper, Parikh

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

Read more in Oncology

Endocrinology

Labeling of Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators, JAMA; 2017 Nov 28; Van Wagoner, Eichner, et al

Vitamin D & Glycemic Control in Patients with T2D, J Clin Endocrinol Metab; 2017 Sep 1; Mirhosseini, et al

Read more in Endocrinology

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

Read more in Pain

Pediatrics

Healthy Behaviors & Reduced Risk of Obesity , Mayo Clin Proc; ePub 2018 Jul 27; Shook, et al

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

Read more in Pediatrics

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

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

Read more in Practice Management

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

Read more in Preventive Care

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

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