Editor's Audio Summary by Jody W. Zylke, MD, Senior Editor, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the March 05, 2014 issue
Carrero and coauthors study outcomes associated with warfarin treatment in relation to kidney function among 24 317 patients after myocardial infarction (MI) in Sweden from 2003 to 2010. In an Editorial, Winkelmayer discusses whether these findings should change clinical practice in caring for patients with atrial fibrillation worldwide.
Jones-Smith and coauthors longitudinally assessed whether openings or expansions of American Indian–owned casinos were associated with childhood overweight/obesity risk in 117 school districts encompassing tribal lands in California. Halfon comments in an editorial.
In a randomized clinical trial involving 3689 children residing in high-poverty neighborhoods, Kessler and coauthors assessed the effect of moving to a lower-poverty neighborhood on development of subsequent mental disorders among adolescents, and found that boys had an increased rate of select mental disorders while girls did not.
Drs Elias and Shaw define different types of tremor and discuss 2 patient presentations with tremor in a Grand Rounds review.