Journal Club

Articles presented in South Campus Internal Medicine Resident Journal Club:

August 21, 2015: High flow oxygen through nasal cannula in acute hypoxemic respiratory failure. NEJM June 4, 2015. Vol 372. No 23.

July 31, 2015: Esophageal food impaction and esosinophilic esophagitis: A retrospective study, systematic review, and meta-analysis. Dig Dis Sci May 15, 2015.

July 31, 2015: Ezetimibe added to statin therapy after acute coronary syndromes. NEJM June 18, 2015. Vol 372, No. 25.

June 5, 2015: Blood–brain barrier dysfunction and epilepsy: Pathophysiologic role and therapeutic approaches. Epilepsia, 53(11):1877–1886, 2012

June 5, 2015: Prednisolone or Pentoxifylline for Alcoholic Hepatitis. NEJM April 23, 2015, Vol 371, No. 17

May 29, 2015: Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure vs Warfarin for Atrial Fibrillation,  A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, November 19, 2014 Volume 312, Number 19.

April 24, 2015: Lower versus Higher Hemoglobin Threshold for Transfusion in Septic Shock. NEJM, October 9, 2014, Vol. 371, No. 15

April 17, 2015: Fibrinolysis for Patients with Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism. NEJM, April 10, 2014, Vol 371, No. 15

April 17, 2015: b-Blocker Dialyzability and Mortality in Older Patients Receiving Hemodialysis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 26: 987– J Am Soc

February 13, 2015: Practice Standards for Electrocardiographic Monitoring in Hospital Settings. Circulation, October 26, 2014

February 13, 2015: Effect of Self-monitoring and Medication Self-titration on Systolic Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Patients at High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease  The TASMIN-SR Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2014;312(8):799-808.

January 30, 2015: Evaluating cardiovascular event reduction with ezetimibe as an adjunct to simvastatin in 18,144   patients after acute coronary syndromes: Final baseline characteristics of the IMPROVE-IT study population.  American Heart Journal, August 2014

January 2, 2015: Adverse prognosis of incidentally detected ambulatory atrial fibrillation; Thromb Haemost 2014; 112: 276–286

January 2, 2015: Tofacitinib versus Methotrexate in Rheumatoid Arthritis; N Engl J Med 2014;370:2377-86

December 12, 2014: Angiotensin–Neprilysin Inhibition versus Enalapril in Heart Failure. NEJM, September 11, 2014, Vol. 371, No. 11

December 12, 2014: Early versus On-Demand Nasoenteric Tube Feeding in Acute Pancreatitis. NEJM, November 20, 2014, Vol 371, No. 21

October 3, 2014: Variation in Decisions to Forgo Life-Sustaining Therapies in US ICUs. CHEST 2014; 146( 3 ): 573 – 582

October 3, 2014: A Randomized Trial of Protocol-Based Care for Early Septic Shock. NEJM May 1, - Vol. 370 no. 18

September 18, 2014: Outpatient Glycemic Control with a Bionic Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes. NEJM July 24, 2014, 371;4

September 12, 2014: Fractional Flow Reserve–Guided PCI for Stable Coronary Artery Disease. NEJM Sept 1, 2014

September 9, 2014: Multitarget Stool DNA Testing for Colorectal-Cancer Screening. NEJM April 3, 2014, Vol. 370, No.14

August 8, 2014: Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. NEJM June 6, 2013 vol. 368 no. 23