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April 25, 2012, Vol 307, No. 16, Pages 1669-1766

This Week in JAMA

This Week in JAMA

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1669-1669. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.527

Sharing Clinical Data ElectronicallyA Critical Challenge for Fixing the Health Care System

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1695-1696. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.525

New Physicians, the Affordable Care Act, and the Changing Practice of Medicine

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1697-1698. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.523

Specialty HospitalistsAnalyzing an Emerging Phenomenon

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1699-1700. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.526
A Piece of My Mind

Keep That

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1701-1701. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.501
Original Contribution

Effect of a Text Messaging Intervention on Influenza Vaccination in an Urban, Low-Income Pediatric and Adolescent PopulationA Randomized Controlled Trial

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1702-1708. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.502

Stockwell and coauthors conducted a randomized controlled trial using text messaging to increase influenza vaccine coverage. In an accompanying editorial, Szilagyi and Adams discuss the use of technology in public health.

Association Between Hospital Recognition for Nursing Excellence and Outcomes of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1709-1716. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.504

Lake and colleagues examined outcomes in a cohort of 72 235 very low-birth-weight infants born in hospitals with and without recognition for nursing excellence. In an editorial, Barfield discusses improvement of systems quality in perinatal care.

Effect of Transendocardial Delivery of Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells on Functional Capacity, Left Ventricular Function, and Perfusion in Chronic Heart FailureThe FOCUS-CCTRN Trial

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1717-1726. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.418

Perin and coauthors, for the Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network, investigated the effects of transendocardial-delivered bone marrow mononuclear cells (BMCs) in 61 patients receiving BMCs and 31 patients receiving placebo who had chronic ischemic heart failure.

Clinical Characteristics and Outcome of Infective Endocarditis Involving Implantable Cardiac Devices

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1727-1735. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.497

To describe the clinical characteristics and outcome of cardiac device infective endocarditis and to evaluate the association between device removal and outcome, Athan and coauthors, writing for the International Collaboration on Endocarditis–Prospective Cohort Study Investigators, assessed data from 177 patients with cardiac device infective endocarditis.


Text MessagingA New Tool for Improving Preventive Services

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1748-1749. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.524

Improving Systems in Perinatal CareQuality, Not Quantity

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1750-1751. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.538

2012 Theme Issue on Cardiovascular DiseaseCall for Papers

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1752-1752. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.528

Botulinum Toxin A for Prophylactic Treatment of Migraine and Tension Headaches in AdultsA Meta-analysis

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1736-1745. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.505

In a meta-analysis, Jackson and coauthors assessed whether botulinum toxin A is beneficial for the prophylactic treatment of chronic migraines and headaches in adults.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Episodic Abdominal and Chest Pain in a Young Adult

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1746-1747. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.506
Research Letter

2008 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations and Prostate Cancer Screening Rates

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1692-1694. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.534
Medical News & Perspectives

Media Lab Uses Videos, Comics, and More to Help People Understand Health Issues

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1679-1680. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.507

Laws Boost Pediatric Clinical Trials, But Report Finds Room for Improvement

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1681-1682. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.508

US Reviews High-Risk Research Portfolio

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1682-1682. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.509

International Variation in Readmission After Myocardial Infarction

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1690-1691. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.529

International Variation in Readmission After Myocardial Infarction

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1690-1691. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.530

International Variation in Readmission After Myocardial Infarction—Reply

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Dietary Protein and Weight Gain

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1691-1692. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.532

Dietary Protein and Weight Gain—Reply

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Health Agencies Update

Gastroenteritis-Related Deaths Increase

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1683-1683. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.510

Norovirus Tracking

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Choosing Quality Care

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Drinking and Surgical Risks

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1683-1683. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.513
The Cover

Willimantic Thread Factory

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1674-1674. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.382
Poetry and Medicine

The Miracle of Will

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1675-1675. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.322
JAMA Patient Page

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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JAMA Masthead

About This Journal

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JAMA 100 Years Ago


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Book and Media Reviews

Organ Transplantation: A Clinical Guide

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1753-1753. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.519

Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation: A Companion to Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1753-1754. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.520

Death, Dying, and Organ Transplantation: Reconstructing Medical Ethics at the End of Life

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1754-1755. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.521

Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2012

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JAMA. 2012;307(16):1756-1756. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.522