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November 1, 2016, Vol 176, No. 11, Pages 1591-1729

In This Issue of JAMA Internal Medicine

Highlights

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1591-1593. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.4912
Viewpoint

The Choices on Health Reform in the US Presidential and Congressional Elections

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1595-1596. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6098

This Viewpoint discusses the health care reform agendas and plans of candidates in the 2016 US Presidential and Congressional elections.

What to Expect When [Your Employer Suspects] You’re Expecting

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1597-1598. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5268

This Viewpoint examines employers’ use of wellness program analytics to predict pregnancy.

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Milestones—Time for a Revolt?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1599-1600. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5552

This Viewpoint advocates simplifying the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Milestones.

Milestones and Competency-Based Medical Education in Internal Medicine

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1601-1602. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5556

This Viewpoint discusses the positive effect of the ACGME Milestones initiative on preparing residents for unsupervised practice while also recognizing challenges.

Perspective

Going Home, Dying

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1603. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5776
Original Investigation

Effects of Subsidies and Prohibitions on Nutrition in a Food Benefit ProgramA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1610-1618. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5633

This randomized clinical trial examines the effects of incentives and restrictions on types of food purchases on nutrition in a food benefit program.

Association of Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy With Pregnancy LossA Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1621-1627. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5641

This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial examines the association of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy with pregnancy loss among women with 1 or 2 prior pregnancy losses.

Azithromycin for Acute Exacerbations of Asthma The AZALEA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1630-1637. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5664

This randomized clinical trial examines whether azithromycin added to standard care for asthma attacks in adults results in clinical benefit.

Estimating National Trends in Inpatient Antibiotic Use Among US Hospitals From 2006 to 2012

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1639-1648. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5651

This analysis uses proprietary administrative data to estimate patterns of inpatient antibiotic usage in the United States from January 1, 2006, to December 31, 2012.

Association Between Overnight Extubations and Outcomes in the Intensive Care Unit

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1651-1660. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5258

This cohort study describes the frequency of overnight extubations and assesses the association between overnight extubations and clinical outcomes among adult patients in US intensive care units in the Project IMPACT database.

Stroke, Bleeding, and Mortality Risks in Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries Treated With Dabigatran or Rivaroxaban for Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1662-1671. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5954

This cohort study compares risks of thromboembolic stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, major extracranial bleeding, and mortality in Medicare beneficiaries with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation who initiated dabigatran or rivaroxaban therapy for stroke prevention.

Lifelong Gender Gap in Risk of Incident Myocardial InfarctionThe Tromsø Study

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1673-1679. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5451

This population-based study quantifies the difference in risk of incident myocardial infarction between men and women.

Invited Commentary

Incentive and Restriction in Combination—Make Food Assistance Healthier With Carrots and Sticks

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1619-1620. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6104

Toward a Deeper Understanding of Nausea, Vomiting, and Pregnancy Loss

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1628-1629. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6101

AZALEA Trial Highlights Antibiotic Overuse in Acute Asthma Attacks

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1637-1638. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6046

Tipping the Balance Toward Fewer Antibiotics

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1649-1650. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6254

Overnight Extubation in Patients With Mechanical VentilationIs It Harmful?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1660-1661. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5280

Food Industry Funding of Nutrition ResearchThe Relevance of History for Current Debates

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1685-1686. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5400

Maybe It’s Not the Gluten

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1717-1718. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5271

Pharmaceutical Industry Interactions With Nonprescribing CliniciansA Complex Web of Influence

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1720-1721. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5284
Editor's Note

Comparing Non–Vitamin K Oral AnticoagulantsWhere We Are Now

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1672. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6429

Simple Measures to Reduce Chemical Exposure

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1707. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5773

Eliminating Unnecessary Processes in Primary Care

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1722-1723. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5883
Special Communication

Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease ResearchA Historical Analysis of Internal Industry Documents

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1680-1685. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5394

This historical analysis uses internal sugar industry documents to describe how the industry sought to influence the scientific debate over the dietary causes of coronary heart disease in the 1950s and 1960s.

Review

2016 Update on Medical OveruseA Systematic Review

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1687-1692. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5381

This structured review identifies and highlights the 10 original research articles most likely to reduce overuse of medical care.

Alternative Strategies to Inpatient Hospitalization for Acute Medical ConditionsA Systematic Review

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1693-1702. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5974

This systematic review examines the effectiveness, safety, and cost of treating acute medical conditions in settings outside of a hospital inpatient unit.

Evidence to Practice

Impact of Cost-Sharing Mechanisms on Patient-Borne Medication Costs

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1703-1704. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5445

This simulated analysis of cost-sharing in member nations of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development found a large variation in costs borne by patients, often dependent on age, comorbidities, and socioeconomic status.

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1705-1706. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5766

This review describes research from the past 5 years demonstrating significant advances in understanding the actions of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on endocrine health and disease.

Teachable Moment

Coronary Stenting to Treat Dyspnea in a Patient With Severe Lung DiseaseA Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1604-1605. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5406

This Teachable Moment describes a patient who died from respiratory failure after a cardiologist chose an individualized treatment approach rather than a more conservative, evidence-based approach.

Urethral Trauma After Foley Catheter PlacementA Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1606-1607. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5438

This Teachable Moment discusses the need to recognize the risks of catheter-associated trauma as an impetus for reducing the frequency of unnecessary urinary catheterization.

Antidepressant Prescription in the Geriatric PopulationA Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1608-1609. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5535

This case report examines the risks associated with antidepressant use in the elderly population.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

A Reversible Cause of Left Ventricular Dysfunction

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1708-1710. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5676

Eosinophilia in a Man With Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1711-1713. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5781
Research Letter

Inclusion of Hypoglycemia in Clinical Practice Guidelines and Performance Measures in the Care of Patients With Diabetes

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1714-1716. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5046

This study assesses the inclusion and prioritization of hypoglycemia in contemporary clinical guidelines and performance measures for patients with diabetes.

Time Trends in the Prevalence of Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Diet in the US PopulationResults From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys 2009-2014

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1716-1717. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5254

This study uses data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys to examine the current trends in the prevalence of celiac disease and adherence to a gluten-free diet.

The Inclusion of Nurses in Pharmaceutical Industry–Sponsored EventsGuess Who Is Also Coming to Dinner?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1718-1720. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5276

This report describes the extent of inclusion of nurses in pharmaceutical company-sponsored educational events in Australia.

Eliminating Routine Glucometer Readings in the Office SettingCorrecting a Foolish Consistency

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1721-1722. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5769

This study assesses the changes in the number of glucometer readings in a clinical setting after a policy change was implemented that made glucometer readings optional.

Comment & Response

Appropriate Management of Asymptomatic Hypertension

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1723-1724. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5925

Healthy Behaviors Potentially Due to Calorie Restriction

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1724. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6190

Healthy Behaviors Potentially Due to Calorie Restriction—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1724. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6201

The Hospital at Home Program for Older Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1724-1725. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6307

Patient Navigation for Comprehensive Cancer Screenings in High-Risk Patients

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1725-1726. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6323

Patient Navigation for Comprehensive Cancer Screenings in High-Risk Patients—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1726. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6326

Notice of Retraction and Replacement. Schopfer DW, et al. Cardiac Rehabilitation Use Among Veterans With Ischemic Heart Disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(10):1687-1689

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1726-1727. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.5831

Notice of Retraction and Replacement. Schopfer DW, et al. Cardiac Rehabilitation Use Among Veterans With Ischemic Heart Disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(10):1687-1689

Explanation of Errors in Abstract and Supplement and in the Reporting of Analyses

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1727-1728. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6508
Correction

Errors in Abstract and Supplement and in Reporting of Analyses

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1728. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6514

Correction of Abstract and Text

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1728. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6538

Error in Acknowledgments

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1729. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6774

Incorrect Funding Source Listed

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1729. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.7185

Error in Graph Line Labels

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JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(11):1729. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.7319
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