Professional Essentials

  • Patients Will Be Asking

Will sugar give me cancer?

  • US Professional News
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Medical practices hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey

  • US Professional News
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California gender can now be nonbinary

  • US Professional News
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Jail for 3 NY physicians in lab bribery scheme

  • US Professional News
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Physicians can help patients avoid treatment-choice regret

  • Patients Will Be Asking

Am I exercising too much?

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New in Pediatrics

  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Allergy Immunol
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Obesity is a risk factor for repeat hospitalizations in pediatric asthma

Obesity is also a factor in length of stay.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry
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Family dysfunction matters in childhood OCD

Few OCD interventions are tailored to specific subsets of patients.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry
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Bipolar depression in children alleviated by lurasidone

Few studies of bipolar depression in children have been conducted.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol
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Pediatric epilepsy: no link seen between stimulants and seizure risk

A retrospective cohort study of more than 72,000 pediatric Medicaid recipients with epilepsy.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Intern Med
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New guidelines for reducing hospital lab testing

Reducing cost is not the only benefit.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Labor management: outcomes following new guidelines implementation

An intended decrease in cesarean delivery rates not seen.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Cancer
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Obese young adults face higher colon cancer risk later

Meta-analysis shows 13% increase with every 5 kg/m2 hike in BMI.

  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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Don't jump to cesarean delivery with indicated preterm births

63% successfully delivered vaginally after induction of labor.

Skin Disease Vitals for October 2017
  • Vitals
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Skin Disease Vitals for October 2017

MTX vs TNFi in pediatric psoriasis | Ixekizumab is effective, safe in plaque psoriasis.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Obstet Gynecol
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Abnormal placental vascular development is linked to adverse birth outcomes in HIV-positive women

Early detection of abnormal angiogenic growth factors could indicate need for increased antepartum surveillance.

  • Clinical Essentials from Obstet Gynecol
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Epidurals do not increase length of the second stage of labor

No need to discontinue epidural analgesia to speed time to delivery.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Physiol
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Get off your back to sleep in late pregnancy

Left-side versus supine sleeping affects fetal heart rate.

  • Clinical Essentials from Thorax
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Pneumococcus: fewer older people become sick if infants are vaccinated

Cross-generational herd immunity is another reason to vaccinate.

Kidney Disease Vitals for October 2017
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Kidney Disease Vitals for October 2017

Sevelamer carbonate is safe in pediatric CKD hyperphosphatemia | DPP-4 inhibitors reduce AKI risk | HIV linked to CKD.