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May 23/30, 2017, Vol 317, No. 20, Pages 2033-2142

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2033-2035. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13141
Viewpoint

Beyond Medication ReconciliationThe Correct Medication List

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2057-2058. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4628

This Viewpoint argues that conventional definitions of medication reconciliation overlook the need to identify the correct list of medicines for patients, and discusses the challenges involved in defining who should be involved in defining and maintaining that list.

FDA Approval of Desmopressin for Nocturia

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2059-2060. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4316

This Viewpoint uses the example of the US FDA’s 2017 approval of desmopressin for treatment of nocturia to discuss the risks of approving a drug for symptoms rather than disease and the ways that the drug approval process is influenced by manufacturers and by overreliance on statistical vs clinical significance.

Single IRBs in Multisite TrialsQuestions Posed by the New NIH Policy

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2061-2062. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4624

This Viewpoint describes measures needed for an effective NIH policy in which a single IRB would work with multiple local IRBs to ensure protection of participants in multisite trials.

Changing Mindsets to Enhance Treatment Effectiveness

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2063-2064. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4545

This Viewpoint defines mindsets—frames of mind that orient beliefs or expectations—discusses how they can influence patients’ perceptions about treatment and self-efficacy, and proposes ways physicians might shape patients’ mindsets during clinical encounters to enhance treatment effectiveness.

A Piece of My Mind

Finding Joy in PracticeCocreation in Palliative Care

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2065-2066. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1109
Editorial

Treatment of Macular Edema Due to Central Retinal Vein OcclusionAnother Score for Repackaged Bevacizumab

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2067-2069. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5899

Empirical MRSA Coverage for Nonpurulent CellulitisSwinging the Pendulum Away From Routine Use

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2070-2071. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5654
Original Investigation

Effect of Bevacizumab vs Aflibercept on Visual Acuity Among Patients With Macular Edema Due to Central Retinal Vein OcclusionThe SCORE2 Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2072-2087. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4568

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of bevacizumab vs aflibercept on visual acuity among patients with macular edema due to central retinal or hemiretinal vein occlusion.

Effect of Cephalexin Plus Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole vs Cephalexin Alone on Clinical Cure of Uncomplicated CellulitisA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2088-2096. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5653

This randomized trial compares the effects of cephalexin plus trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole vs cephalexin alone on clinical cure rate among patients with uncomplicated cellulitis.

Effect of Intravenous Ferric Carboxymaltose on Hemoglobin Response Among Patients With Acute Isovolemic Anemia Following GastrectomyThe FAIRY Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2097-2104. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5703

This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy and safety of ferric carboxymaltose vs saline to treat acute isovolemic anemia following gastrectomy.

Association Between Teaching Status and Mortality in US Hospitals

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2105-2113. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5702

This study uses national Medicare data to compare 30-day mortality among patients hospitalized or undergoing surgical procedures in teaching vs nonteaching hospitals between 2012 and 2014.

Review

Management of Depression in Older AdultsA Review

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2114-2122. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5706

This review offers guidance on medical and psychotherapeutic treatment options available for older frail patients with depression and who are taking several types of medications.

From The JAMA Network

Evaluating Alternative Payment Models in Oncology

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2123-2124. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3028

This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA Oncology that compared quality and cost outcomes for breast cancer care in Taiwan with a pay-for-performance bundled-payment program vs fee-for-service payment programs.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Facial Rash, Fever, and Anemia in a Newborn

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2125-2126. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3058

A 19-day-old Japanese male infant presented with a 12-day history of low-grade fevers and erythematous plaques with central atrophy and raised margins on the forehead and periorbital areas. Laboratory testing showed mild anemia and an elevated C-reactive protein level. What would you do next?

Research Letter

Hospital-Level Variation in Postpartum Readmissions

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2128-2129. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2830

This study uses obstetric readmission rates from the 2013 National Readmission Database to describe hospital variance in postpartum readmissions and the percentage of variance attributed to hospital factors.

Comment & Response

Intubation With Video Laryngoscopy vs Direct Laryngoscopy

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2129-2130. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4477

Intubation With Video Laryngoscopy vs Direct Laryngoscopy

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2130-2131. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4480

Intubation With Video Laryngoscopy vs Direct Laryngoscopy

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2130. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4483

Intubation With Video Laryngoscopy vs Direct Laryngoscopy—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2131-2132. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4486

Dosing of Etelcalcetide and Cinacalcet for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2132. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4743

Dosing of Etelcalcetide vs Cinacalcet for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2132-2133. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4746

Race vs Burden in Understanding Health Equity

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2133. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4616

Race vs Burden in Understanding Health Equity—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2133-2134. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4620
Correction

Percentage Error in Article

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2134. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4298

Incorrect Surgery Identified

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2134. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4824

Missing Author Middle Initial

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2134. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5228

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2134. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5708
Medical News & Perspectives

The Paternal Epigenome Makes Its Mark

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2049-2051. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1566

This Medical News article discusses how epigentic changes in a father’s sperm may influence his descendants’ health.

The JAMA Forum

Is the Affordable Care Act Imploding?

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2051-2052. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5582
Clinical Trials Update

Therapies That Target PCSK9 Effective at Reducing LDL Cholesterol

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2054. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5656

Vitamin E and Selenium Fail to Prevent Dementia in Men

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2054. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6078

Redefining Acute Coronary Syndrome Therapy

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2054. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6081
Health Agencies Update

Increase in Diabetes Cases Among Young People

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2053. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5774

Cancer Death Rates Decrease in Men, Women, and Children

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2053. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6139

National Academies Report: Eliminating Threat of Viral Hepatitis

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2053. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.6141
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Crohn Disease Biologics

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2055. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5897

Fentanyl-Fueled Overdoses

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2055. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5924
Poetry and Medicine

Missed Appointment

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2135. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0125
JAMA Revisited

Anniversary of the National Nutrition Conference

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2136. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4442
JAMA Patient Page

Cellulitis

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2142. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.5205
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2017;317(20):2037-2038. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13142
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