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Adjunct Ketamine Use in the Management of Severe Ethanol Withdrawal.
Posted Date: 7/27/2018 9:35:00 PM
Issue: Emergency Medicine - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 10
Author(s): Steven B. Abrams, MD
In the setting of delirium tremens, ketamine reduces benzodiazepine burden, decreases the need for intubation, and shortens ICU stay.
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Cocaine and Marijuana Use Among Young Adults Presenting With Myocardial Infarction.
Posted Date: 7/27/2018 9:35:00 PM
Issue: Emergency Medicine - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 10
Author(s): Shuchita Gupta, MD

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Prediction of Drug Abuse Recurrence: A Swedish National Study.
Posted Date: 7/26/2018 3:15:00 PM
Issue: Psychiatry - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 3
Author(s): John G. Koutras, MD
Low educational attainment, early age of developing a drug abuse disorder, and being on social welfare appear to be 3 key hubs of risk for relapse of drug abuse.
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The Effect of a Potentially Tamper-Resistant Oxycodone Formulation on Opioid Use and Harm: Main Findings of the National Opioid Medications Abuse Deterrence (NOMAD) Study.
Posted Date: 7/26/2018 3:15:00 PM
Issue: Psychiatry - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 3
Author(s): Smitha Bhandari, MD
Tamper-resistant formulations of controlled-release oxycodone appear to have no effect on overall opioid, oxycodone, and other pharmaceutical opioid use.
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Adolescent Cannabis Use, Baseline Prodromal Symptoms and the Risk of Psychosis.
Posted Date: 7/24/2018 8:11:00 PM
Issue: Psychiatry - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 2
Author(s): John G. Koutras, MD
Cannabis use during adolescence appears to increase the risk of developing a psychotic disorder, and there is a dose effect with risk increasing with heavier use.
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Compassion Fatigue and Substance Use Among Nurses.
Posted Date: 7/24/2018 8:11:00 PM
Issue: Psychiatry - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 2
Author(s): Smitha Bhandari, MD

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Maintaining Abstinence From Smoking After a Period of Enforced Abstinence – Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis and Analysis of Behaviour Change Techniques With a Focus on Mental Health.
Posted Date: 7/24/2018 8:11:00 PM
Issue: Psychiatry - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 2
Author(s): John G. Koutras, MD
The current standard of care is full smoking abstinence on inpatient psychiatric units, but there are few trials to guide clinicians on assisting in the continuation of abstinence following discharge, which is a missed opportunity.
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Patterns of Potential Opioid Misuse and Subsequent Adverse Outcomes in Medicare, 2008 to 2012.
Posted Date: 7/10/2018 3:58:00 AM
Issue: Internal Medicine - July 30, 2018 - Vol. 56 - No. 5
Author(s): Mark E. Pasanen, MD, FACP
In patients on opioid therapy, having multiple prescribers is associated with an increased risk of overdose.
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Associations Between Marijuana Use and Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Outcomes: A Systematic Review.
Posted Date: 6/27/2018 9:13:00 PM
Issue: Hospital Medicine - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 16 - No. 4
Author(s): Joseph R. Sweigart, MD, FACP
Evidence linking cardiovascular risks and outcomes to marijuana use is low quality and reports conflicting results. Further studies are needed to identify the effects of marijuana use, particularly as overall use and nonsmoking use are increasing.
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Unsuspected Critical Illness Among Emergency Department Patients Presenting for Acute Alcohol Intoxication.
Posted Date: 6/27/2018 9:13:00 PM
Issue: Hospital Medicine - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 16 - No. 4
Author(s): Joshua Ziperstein, MD

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Opioid Prescribing Patterns Among Otolaryngologists.
Posted Date: 6/27/2018 9:11:00 PM
Issue: Otolaryngology - HNS - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 29 - No. 4
Author(s): Young J. Kim, MD, PhD, FACS
Opioid-prescription patterns vary widely among otolaryngologists in the United States.
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Cocaine and Marijuana Use Among Young Adults Presenting With Myocardial Infarction.
Posted Date: 6/27/2018 8:57:00 PM
Issue: Cardiology - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 45 - No. 6
Author(s): Shuchita Gupta, MD

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Opioid Prescriptions by Specialty in Ohio, 2010–2014.
Posted Date: 6/25/2018 4:04:00 PM
Issue: Emergency Medicine - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 9
Author(s): Steven B. Abrams, MD

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Annual Total Binge Drinks Consumed by U.S. Adults, 2015.
Posted Date: 6/25/2018 2:13:00 PM
Issue: Family Practice - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 47 - No. 8
Author(s): Arjun Chanmugam, MD, MBA
Drinking ≥4 alcoholic beverages by women and ≥5 by men constitutes binge drinking and is a significant problem in the United States with an average annual consumption of 17.5 billion binge drinks.
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Trajectories of E-Cigarette and Conventional Cigarette Use Among Youth.
Posted Date: 6/25/2018 2:13:00 PM
Issue: Family Practice - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 47 - No. 8
Author(s): Alicia L. Haupt, MD
E-cigarette use among high school students is associated with future use of cigarettes.
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Electronic Cigarette Use and Progression From Experimentation to Established Smoking.
Posted Date: 6/22/2018 5:14:00 PM
Issue: Pediatrics - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 45 - No. 7
Author(s): Stacey Engster, MD, MSc

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Opioid Abuse or Dependence Increases 30-Day Readmission Rates After Major Operating Room Procedures: A National Readmissions Database Study.
Posted Date: 6/22/2018 2:36:00 PM
Issue: Anesthesiology - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 46 - No. 8
Author(s): Niraja Rajan, MBBS
Opioid abuse or dependence is associated with higher 30-day readmission rates after surgery.
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Effect of Patient Navigation and Financial Incentives on Smoking Cessation Among Primary Care Patients at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Posted Date: 6/15/2018 6:02:00 PM
Issue: Internal Medicine - June 30, 2018 - Vol. 56 - No. 4
Author(s): Jared W. Klein, MD, MPH
Compared to usual care, among urban academic primary care patients, financial incentives and patient navigators improve the rate of 12-month smoking cessation.
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Association of Parental Supply of Alcohol With Adolescent Drinking, Alcohol-Related Harms, and Alcohol Use Disorder Symptoms: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Posted Date: 5/17/2018 9:53:00 PM
Issue: Psychiatry - May 30, 2018 - Vol. 45 - No. 12
Author(s): David C. Rettew, MD

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Alcohol Intake and Risk of Rosacea in US Women.
Posted Date: 5/17/2018 9:44:00 PM
Issue: Dermatology - May 30, 2018 - Vol. 34 - No. 10
Author(s): Joslyn Kirby, MD

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