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April 23, 2012, Vol 172, No. 8, Pages 605-673

Editorial

The Archives of Internal Medicine2011 Recap and Looking Forward in 2012

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):608-608. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.809

Emergency Department CareWhen Needed—Not When Better Choices Are Unavailable

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):609-610. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.152

Dual-Chamber Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators for Nonpacing IndicationsComment on “Variation in Use of Dual-Chamber Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators”

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):641-641. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.710

Raising the Bar for Primary PreventionComment on “Cardiovascular Primary Prevention”

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):659-659. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.842
Original Investigation

Variation in Use of Dual-Chamber Implantable Cardioverter-DefibrillatorsResults From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):634-641. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.394

Matlock and coauthors conducted a cross-sectional study of hospital-level variation in the use of dual-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICDs) across the United States. Multivariate hierarchical logistic regression was used to explore patient, health care provider, and physician factors related to the use of a dual-chamber device.

Health Insurance Status Change and Emergency Department Use Among US Adults

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):642-647. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.34

Emergency department use by newly insured vs continuously insured adults and by newly uninsured vs continuously uninsured adults are compared by Lowe et al. An accompanying editorial by Katz discusses other options to emergency department use to avoid using the emergency department as a health care default.

Antipsychotic Use and Myocardial Infarction in Older Patients With Treated Dementia

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):648-653. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.28

The association of antipsychotic agent use with the risk of acute myocardial infarction was investigated by Pariente et al. An Invited Critique by Gill and Seitz accompanies this article.

Invited Commentary

Drug-Eluting Stents in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial InfarctionComment on “Drug-Eluting vs Bare-Metal Stents in Primary Angioplasty”

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):621-622. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.694

A New Era in Stroke Prevention for Atrial FibrillationComment on “Current Trial-Associated Outcomes With Warfarin in Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):631-633. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.897

From Association to MechanismComment on “Antipsychotic Use and Myocardial Infarction in Older Patients With Treated Dementia”

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):654-655. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.682
Review Article

Drug-Eluting vs Bare-Metal Stents in Primary AngioplastyA Pooled Patient-Level Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):611-621. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.758

De Luca et al, for the DESERT Cooperation, performed a meta-analysis using individual patient data to evaluate the long-term safety and effectiveness of drug-eluting stents compared with bare-metal stents in patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. In an 694, Brophy discusses the findings of the meta-analysis.

Current Trial-Associated Outcomes With Warfarin in Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial FibrillationA Meta-analysis

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):623-631. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.121

A meta-analysis of safety and efficacy outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation treated with warfarin for stroke prevention in large contemporary randomized controlled trials was performed by Agarwal et al. Singer and Go comment on these findings in the Invited Critique.

Images From Our Readers

Striated heron—Galapagos Islands

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):610-610. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.673

Idyll wild

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):633-633. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.1506
In This Issue of Archives of Internal Medicine

In This Issue of Archives of Internal Medicine

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):606-606. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.937
Special Article

Cardiovascular Primary PreventionHow High Should We Set the Bar?

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):656-659. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.812

Prasad and Vandross propose that the bar for cardiovascular primary prevention has been raised and consider the implications of this proposal.

Research Letters

Variation in Head Computed Tomography Use for Emergency Department Trauma Patients and Physician Risk Tolerance

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):660-661. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2011.2243

Treatment Intensity at the End of Life in Older Adults Receiving Long-term Dialysis

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):661-663. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.268

Invited Commentary—Can We Begin With the End in Mind? End-of-Life Care Preferences Before Long-term Dialysis

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):663-664. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.1151

Comparing Physician-Reported Cancer Management Plans With Medicare Services Received

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):664-666. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.271

Resistance Training Promotes Cognitive and Functional Brain Plasticity in Seniors With Probable Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):666-668. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.379

Primary Care Providers' Response to the US Preventive Services Task Force Draft Recommendations on Screening for Prostate Cancer

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):668-670. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.135
Editor's Correspondence

Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning and Conflicts of Interest

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):670-670. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.276

Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning and Conflicts of Interest—Reply

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):670-670. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.323

Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: Prevention Starts From Ethics

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):670-672. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.346

Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: Prevention Starts From Ethics—Reply

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):670-672. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.839

Alternative Estimates for the Likelihood That a Woman With Screen-Detected Breast Cancer Has Had Her “Life Saved” by That Screening

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):672-672. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.352

Realistic Appraisal of the Benefits of Mammography

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Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(8):672-673. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.355
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