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Continuing Medical Education
November 22/29, 2000

November 22/29, 2000

JAMA. 2000;284(20):2657-2658. doi:10.1001/jama.284.20.2657
Physicians in the United States, Canada, and Mexico

Physicians with current and valid licenses in the United States, Canada, or Mexico who read any 3 of the selected continuing medical education (CME) articles in this issue of JAMA, complete the CME Evaluation Form, and fax it to the number or mail it to the address at the bottom of the CME Evaluation Form are eligible for category 1 CME credit. There is no charge.

The American Medical Association (AMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor CME for physicians. The AMA designates this educational activity for up to 1 hour of category 1 CME credit per JAMA issue toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award (PRA). Each physician should claim for credit only those hours that were actually spent in this educational activity.

Physicians in Other Countries

Physicians with current and valid licenses in the United States, Mexico, or Canada are eligible for CME credit even if they live or practice in other countries. Physicians licensed in other countries are also welcome to participate in this CME activity. However, the PRA is available only to physicians licensed in the United States, Canada, or Mexico.

Earning Credit and the CME Evaluation Form

To earn credit, read 3 of the articles listed below that are designated for CME credit carefully and complete the CME Evaluation Form. The CME Evaluation Form must be submitted within 1 month of the issue date. A certificate awarding 1 hour of category 1 CME credit will be faxed or mailed to you; it is then your responsibility to maintain a record of credit received.

One of our goals is to assess continually the educational needs of our readers so we may enhance the educational effectiveness of JAMA. To achieve this goal, we need your help. You must complete the CME Evaluation Form to receive credit.

Statement of Educational Purpose

JAMA is a general medical journal. Its mission and educational purpose is to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health. A flexible curriculum of article topics is developed annually by THE JOURNAL's editorial board and is then supplemented throughout the year with information gained from readers, authors, reviewers, and editors. To accommodate the diversity of practice types within JAMA's readership, the Reader's Choice CME activity allows readers, as adult learners, to determine their own educational needs and to assist the editors in addressing their needs in future issues.

Readers of JAMA should be able to attain the following educational objectives: (1) select and read at least 3 articles in 1 issue to gain new medical information on topics of particular interest to them as physicians, (2) assess the articles' value to them as practicing physicians, and (3) think carefully about how this new information may influence their own practices. The educational objective for each CME article is given after the article title below.

CME Articles in This Issue of
CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

The following articles in this issue may be read for CME credit:

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Progress in Soft Tissue PaleopathologyArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn about recent advances in diagnosing disease in mummified human tissue.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Stratified Care vs Step Care Strategies for Migraine: The Disability in Strategies of Care (DISC) Study: A Randomized TrialArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn about the comparative efficacy of 2 treatment strategies for migraine.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Smoking and Mental Illness: A Population-Based Prevalence StudyArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that mental illness may be a risk factor for nicotine dependence.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Maternal Hemoglobin Concentration During Pregnancy and Risk of StillbirthArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that a high hemoglobin concentration may be associated with an increased risk of stillbirth.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Trace Contamination of Over-the-Counter Androstenedione and Positive Urine Test Results for a Nandrolone MetaboliteArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that persons who take over-the-counter androstenedione supplements may have positive urine tests for a banned steroid.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Regional Variations in the Incidence of End-Stage Renal Failure in JapanArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn that the incidence of end-stage renal disease may vary by region in Japan.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Disparities in Children's Oral Health and Access to Dental CareArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To learn about systematic barriers to children's preventive dental services.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

A 44-Year-Old Woman With Difficulty WalkingArticle

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

Educational Objective: To review the management of patients with mobility problems.

CME Articles in This Issue of JAMA

After reading 3 of these articles, complete the CME Evaluation Form.

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