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July 17 - Butt et al. (2012). The Risk of Hip Fracture After Initiating Antihypertensive Drugs in the Elderly. Arch Intern Med., 172(22):1739-44.
July 24 – Rolfe & Burton (2013). Reassurance After Diagnostic Testing With a Low Pretest Probability of Serious Disease Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med.,173(6), 407-16.
July 31 - Anderson et al (2013). Aspirin Versus Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin for Extended Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jun 4;158(11):800-6
Aug 7 – London et al (2013). Association of Perioperative β-Blockade With Mortality and Cardiovascular Morbidity Following Major Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA., 309(16), 1704-13
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Aug 21 - Anderson et al. (2013). 2012 Update of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dyslipidemia for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in the Adult. Can J Cardiol. 29(2):151-67
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Sep 18 - Leuppi et al (2013). Short-term vs Conventional Glucocorticoid Therapy in Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The REDUCE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 309(21):2223-31.
Sep 25 - Ekström (2013). Aspirin treatment and risk of first incident cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes: an observational study from the Swedish National Diabetes Register. BMJ Open. 3(4). pii: e002688
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Oct 30 – Goodman & Paget (2012). Perioperative Drug Safety in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 38(4):747-59.
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Dec 4 – Dhalla et al. (2013). Chlorthalidone Versus Hydrochlorothiazide for the Treatment of Hypertension in Older Adults. A Population-Based Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med. 158(6):447-55
Dec 11 - Lopez-Olivo et al (2012). Cervical Spine Radiographs in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Undergoing Anesthesia. J Clin Rheumatol. 18(2):61-6
Jan 8 – Hong et al (2012). Effects of metformin versus glipizide on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease. Diabetes Care. 36(5):1304-11
Jan 15 – Edvardsen et al (2012). Air travel and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a new algorithm for pre-flight evaluation. Thorax. 67(11):964-9
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Feb 19 - POISE Trial
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Mar 12 - The Magpie Trial Collaboration Group (2002). Do women with pre-eclampsia, and their babies, benefit from magnesium sulphate? The Magpie Trial: A randomised placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 359(9321):1877-90.
Mar 19 – Wang et al. (2013). Association between hypertensive disorders during pregnancy and end-stage renal disease: a population-based study. CMAJ. 185(3):207-13
Mar 26 - Agnelli et al. (2013). Apixaban for extended treatment of venous thromboembolism. N Engl J Med. 368(8):699-708.
Apr 2 - Navarese et al. (2013). Meta-analysis of impact of different types and doses of statins on new-onset diabetes mellitus. Am J Cardiol. 111(8):1123-30.
Apr 9 – Gross et al. (2006). Practice Guidelines for the perioperative management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Anesthesiology. 104(5):1081-93.
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Apr 30 – Gui, Liu & Feng (2013). Metformin vs Insulin in the Management of Gestational Diabetes: A Meta-Analysis. PLoS One. 8(5):e64585
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May 21 – Lau et al. (2013). Impact of adding aspirin to Beta-blocker and statin in high-risk patients undergoing major vascular surgery. Ann Vasc Surg. 27(4):537-45
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June 4 - Barden et al (2013). A simple scoring method using cardiometabolic risk measurements in pregnancy to determine 10-year risk of type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes. Nutr Diabetes. 3:e72
June 11 – Chopra et al (2012). Effect of perioperative statins on death, myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, and length of stay: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Arch Surg. 147(2):181-9.
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