Practice changing updates in Dynamed

DynaMed Alert: Recent Updates (Alert Date: 06/30/2015 02:08:39 AM)

Treatment for tobacco use
Incentives (vouchers for goods or services) appear to increase smoking cessation in pregnant women, and contingent rewards may be more effective than guaranteed payments (Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 May 18)

Treatment for tobacco use
Incentives may increase smoking cessation in adults (Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 May 18)

Treatment for tobacco use
Monetary rewards-based incentive programs increase abstinence rates at end of treatment and at 12 months compared to usual care (N Engl J Med 2015 May 28)

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
Incidence of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction decreased between 2000 and 2010 in Olmstead County, Minnesota (JAMA Intern Med 2015 Jun 1)

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
HFpEF associated with lower cardiovascular mortality than heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (JAMA Intern Med 2015 Jun 1)

Glycemic goals in patients with type 2 diabetes
Intensive glucose control may reduce long-term risk of major cardiovascular events, but not mortality (N Engl J Med 2015 Jun 4)

Community-acquired pneumonia in children
Ultrasound can be used to diagnose pneumonia (Pediatrics 2015 Apr)

Atopic dermatitis
Topical pimecrolimus 1% appears similar in efficacy and safety to low- to medium-potency topical corticosteroid in children aged 3-12 months with mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis (Pediatrics 2015 Apr)

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