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Clinical Medicine: GIM Journal Club 2015-16

Journal Club 2015/16







January 6 – Simes et al. (2014). Aspirin for the prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism: the INSPIRE collaboration. Circulation, 130(13):1062-71.

January 13 – Dhalla et al. (2014). Effect of a postdischarge virtual ward on readmission or death for high-risk patients: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA., 312(13):1305-12.

January 20 – Gialdini et al. (2014). Perioperative atrial fibrillation and the long-term risk of ischemic stroke. JAMA, 312(6):616-22.

January 27 – Rowan et al. (2010). Glycemia and its relationship to outcomes in the metformin in gestational diabetes trial. Diabetes Care, 33(1): 9-16.

February 3 – Lalu et al. (2015). Ultrasound-Guided Subclavian Vein Catheterization: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Crit Care Med., 43(7): 1498-507.

February 10 – Bullo et al. (2015). The effects of Pilates exercise training on physical fitness and wellbeing in the elderly: A systematic review for future exercise prescription. Prev Med., 75:1-11.

February 17 – Huybrechts et al. (2014). Antidepressant use in pregnancy and the risk of cardiac defects. N Engl J Med., 370(25):2397-407.

February 24 - Tinetti ME, Han L, Lee DS, et al.  Antihypertensive Medications and Serious Fall Injuries in a Nationally Representative Sample of Older Adults.  JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(4):588-595

March 2 – Rodger et al. (2014). Antepartum dalteparin versus no antepartum dalteparin for the prevention of pregnancy complications in pregnant women with thrombophilia (TIPPS): a multinational open-label randomised trial. Lancet, 384(9955): 1673-83.

March 9 – Mangano DT, et al. Effect of atenolol on mortality and cardiovascular morbidity after noncardiac surgery. NEJM 1996; 335(23): 1713-1801.

March 16 – Watling C, Driessen E, Van der Vleuten CPM, et al. Music lessons: revealing medicine’s learning culture through a comparison with that of music.  Med Ed 2013; 47: 842-850. 

March 23 - Clark et al. (2015) Bleeding, recurrent venous thromboembolism, and mortality risks during warfarin interruption for invasive procedures. JAMA Intern Med., 175(7): 1163-8.

March 30 – Camelo et al. (2015). Association of adverse pregnancy outcomes with glyburide vs insulin in women with gestational diabetes. JAMA Pediatr., 169(5):452-8.

April 6 – Pickwell et al. (2015).  Predictors of lower-extremity amputation in patients with an infected diabetic foot ulcer. Diabetes Care, 38(5):852-7.

April 13 – Leiter et al. (2015).  Efficacy and safety of saxagliptin in older participants in the SAVOR-TIMI 53 Trial. Diabetes Care, 38(6):1145-53.

April 20 – Carabini et al. (2014).  Predicting major adverse cardiac events in spine fusion patients: is the revised cardiac risk index sufficient? Spine (Phila Pa 1976)., 39(17):1441-8.

April 27 – Russo et al. (2015).  Physical activity interventions in pregnancy and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obstet Gynecol., 125(3):576-82.

May 4 – Orchard et al. (2015).  Association between 7 years of intensive treatment of type 1 diabetes and long-term mortality. JAMA., 313(1):45-53.

May 11 – Delitto et al. (2015).  Surgery versus nonsurgical treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med., 162(7):465-73.

May 18 – Sundstrom  et al. (2015).  Effects of blood pressure reduction in mild hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med., 162(3):184-91.

May 25 – Silveira et al. (2015).  Performance of wells score for deep vein thrombosis in the inpatient setting. JAMA Intern Med., 175(7): 1112-7.  

June 1 – Sigmund et al. (2015). Use of preoperative testing and physicians' response to professional society guidance. JAMA Intern Med. Epub ahead of print.

June 8 – van Walraven et al. (2015). External validation of the Hospital-patient One-year Mortality Risk (HOMR) model for predicting death within 1 year after hospital admission. CMAJ. Epub ahead of print.

June 15 – Spaulonci et al. (2013).  Randomized trial of metformin vs insulin in the management of gestational diabetes. Am J Obstet Gynecol., 209(1):34.e1-7.

Group: Medical Education

Grant, J. (2002). Learning needs assessment: assessing the need. BMJ, 324(7330):156-159.

Mookherjee S. et al. (2015). Twelve tips for teaching evidence-based physical examination. Med Teach., 37(6): 543-50.