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July 18, 2012, Vol 308, No. 3, Pages 211-305

This Week in JAMA

This Week in JAMA

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):211-211. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3108
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Marshaling Leadership for High-Value Health CareAn Institute of Medicine Discussion Paper

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):239-240. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7081

Is It Time to Replace the Tuberculin Skin Test With a Blood Test?

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):241-242. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7511

Understanding Health Care as a Complex SystemThe Foundation for Unintended Consequences

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):243-244. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7551
A Piece of My Mind

Making It From Home to First

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):245-246. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7816
Original Contribution

Association Between Use of Interferon Beta and Progression of Disability in Patients With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):247-256. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7625

Shirani and coauthors analyzed data from 2656 patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in British Columbia from 1985 to 2008 to investigate whether treatment with interferon beta was associated with a reduction in disability progression. In an 8327, Derfuss and Kappos discuss interferon’s potential benefits in MS.

Comparison of 30-Day Mortality Models for Profiling Hospital Performance in Acute Ischemic Stroke With vs Without Adjustment for Stroke Severity

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):257-264. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7870

Fonarow and coauthors used data on 127 950 Medicare beneficiaries with acute ischemic stroke to evaluate how hospital outcome ratings are altered after including initial stroke severity in claims-based hospital mortality risk models. In an 8448, Kurth and Elkind discuss the importance of incorporating stroke severity when conducting health outcomes research in stroke.

Variation in Patient-Sharing Networks of Physicians Across the United States

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):265-273. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7615

Dr Landon and coauthors report on variations in patient-sharing networks of physicians across the United States. In an accompanying 7476, Drs Lewis and Fisher discuss social networks in health care.

Effect of Silymarin (Milk Thistle) on Liver Disease in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Unsuccessfully Treated With Interferon TherapyA Randomized Controlled Trial

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):274-282. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8265

To determine the effect of silymarin on liver disease activity in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection unsuccessfully treated with interferon-based therapy, Fried and coauthors randomly assigned 154 such patients to receive 420-mg silymarin, 700-mg silymarin, or matching placebo.

Editorial

Evaluating the Potential Benefit of Interferon Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):290-291. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8327

Comparing Hospitals on Stroke CareThe Need to Account for Stroke Severity

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):292-294. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8448

Social Networks in Health CareSo Much to Learn

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):294-296. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7476
Grand Rounds

Current Approaches to Tuberculosis in the United States

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):283-289. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7505

Gordin and Masur discuss the resurgence in developing new tools and approaches in public health infrastructure of tuberculosis in the United States. See the related 7511 by LoBue and Castro.

Medical News and Perspectives

Chronic Mental Health Issues in Children Now Loom Larger Than Physical Problems

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):223-225. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6951
Medical News & Perspectives

USPSTF: Taking Vitamin D and Calcium Doesn’t Prevent Fractures in Older Women

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):225-226. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7955

Families Still Let Guard Down With Allergic Children

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):226-226. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8476
Letters

Retinal Detachment and Fluoroquinolones

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):233-233. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6618

Retinal Detachment and Fluoroquinolones

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):233-233. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6620

Retinal Detachment and Fluoroquinolones

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):233-233. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6628

Retinal Detachment and Fluoroquinolones

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):233-233. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6630

Retinal Detachment and Fluoroquinolones—Reply

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):233-233. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6634

Supplementary Imaging for Breast Cancer Screening in High-Risk Women

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):236-236. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7545

Supplementary Imaging for Breast Cancer Screening in High-Risk Women

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):236-236. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7547

Supplementary Imaging for Breast Cancer Screening in High-Risk Women—Reply

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):236-236. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7549

Medication Discount Program

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):237-238. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6622

Medication Discount Program—Reply

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):237-238. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6624
Global Health

Afghan Mental Health Services

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):227-227. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.7729

Better Dementia Assessments

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):227-227. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8388

Smoke and Developing Brains

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):227-227. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8389

Anti–HIV-1 Antibodies

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):227-227. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.8390
The Cover

Self-portrait

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):218-218. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3104
Poetry and Medicine

Night View, Pediatric Oncology

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):219-219. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3627
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JAMA Patient Page

Innocent (Harmless) Heart Murmurs in Children

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):305-305. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6223
JAMA Masthead

About This Journal

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):213-214. doi:10.1001/jama.308.3.213
JAMA 100 Years Ago

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AND THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):220-220. doi:10.1001/jama.308.3.220

PLAIN SPEAKING ON SANITARY MATTERS

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):220-220. doi:10.1001/jama.308.3.jjy120125-a

HEALTH CONFERENCE IN MICHIGAN

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):220-220. doi:10.1001/jama.308.3.jjy120125-b
Book and Media Reviews

Hadzic’s Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Anatomy for Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):297-297. doi:10.1001/jama.308.3.297-a

Atlas of Emergency Ultrasound

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JAMA. 2012;308(3):297-298. doi:10.1001/jama.308.3.297-b
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