Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

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

Risk of Obesity From Childhood into Adulthood, N Engl J Med; 2017 Nov 30; Ward, Long, et al

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

Oral Capsule vs Colonoscopy FMT for CDI, JAMA; 2017 Nov 28; Kao, Roach, et al

HIV Testing & Impact of Delayed Diagnosis, MMWR; 2017 Dec 1; Dailey, Hoots, et al

Clinical Guidelines

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

ACP Guideline for HBV Vaccination & Screening, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Nov 21; Abara, et al

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Pulmonology

Assessing Mepolizumab for Eosinophilic COPD, N Engl J Med; ePub 2017 Oct 26; Pavord, et al

LAMA + LABA for Patients with Stable COPD, JAMA; 2017 Oct 3; Horita, Nagashima, et al

Read more in Pulmonology

Sleep Medicine

Sleep Problems & Chronic Pain, Are mood problems also a factor?

Is Cigarette Smoking on the Decline?, Study also looks at disparities

Read more in Sleep Medicine

Diabetes

Severe Hypoglycemia in Adults with Diabetes, Diabetes Care; 2017 Dec; Lee, Lee, Huang, et al

Sustainability of Diabetes Prevention Strategies, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2017 Nov 6; Haw, et al

Read more in Diabetes

Mixed Topics

Coffee Consumption & Risk of Mortality, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Jul 11; Park S, et al

Read more in Mixed Topics

Mental Health

Methylphenidate for Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease, Am J Psychiatry; ePub 2017 Sep 15; Padala, et al

Spatial Distribution of Pain After Weight Loss, J Pain; ePub 2017 Aug 25; Schrepf, et al

Read more in Mental Health

Cardiology

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Hospitalization for HF, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2017 Nov 16; Dupre, et al

Hospital Readmissions Following HF Hospitalization, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2017 Nov 12; Gupta, et al

Read more in Cardiology

Oncology

Weight Loss Diets & All-Cause Mortality, BMJ; ePub 2017 Nov 14; Ma, Avenell, et al

Cancer Risk in Overweight & Obese Individuals, MMWR; ePub 2017 Oct 3; Steele, et al

Read more in Oncology

Neurology

Methylphenidate for Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease, Am J Psychiatry; ePub 2017 Sep 15; Padala, et al

Exenatide Effects in Patients with Parkinson Disease, Lancet; 2017 Oct 7; Athauda, Maclagan, et al

Read more in Neurology

Geriatrics

Methylphenidate for Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease, Am J Psychiatry; ePub 2017 Sep 15; Padala, et al

Bisphosphonate Use & Fractures in Older Women, J Am Geriatr Soc; 2017 Sep; Drieling, et al

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AML

Azacitidine in Lower-Risk MDS Shows Promise, Oncologist; ePub 2017 Nov 8; Komrokji, et al

Clostridium Difficile Infection in People with MDS, World J Clin Oncol; 2017 Oct 10; Shaht, et al

Read more in AML

Obesity

Risk of Obesity From Childhood into Adulthood, N Engl J Med; 2017 Nov 30; Ward, Long, et al

Weight Loss Diets & All-Cause Mortality, BMJ; ePub 2017 Nov 14; Ma, Avenell, et al

Read more in Obesity