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September 23, 2013, Vol 173, No. 17, Pages 1565-1660

In This Issue of JAMA Internal Medicine

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1565-1567. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.6318
Viewpoint

The Future of Gene Patents and the Implications for Medicine

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1569-1570. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.10153

Responses of State Medicaid Programs to Buprenorphine DiversionDoing More Harm Than Good?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1571-1572. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9059
Original Investigation

Worsening Trends in the Management and Treatment of Back Pain

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1573-1581. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8992

Mafi and coauthors characterize the treatment of back pain from 1999 to 2010. See Invited Commentary by Casey.

Efficacy of an Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Support in Primary Care PracticesA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1584-1591. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8980

In a randomized clinical trial, McGinn et al assess the influence of a customized evidence-based clinical decision support tool on the management of respiratory tract infections. The intervention group chose whether to complete risk score calculators, order medications, and generate progress notes at the point of care. See the Editor’s Note by Katz.

Echocardiographic Screening of the General Population and Long-term SurvivalA Randomized Clinical Study

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1592-1598. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8412

To examine whether echocardiographic screening in the general population improves long-term survival or reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, Lindekleiv et al studied 6861 middle-aged participants from the population-based Tromsø Study in Norway, randomly allocated to a screening group or a control group. See the Invited Commentary by Michos and Abraham.

Appropriate Use and Clinical Impact of Transthoracic Echocardiography

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1600-1607. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8972

Matulevicius et al describe the proportion of transthoracic echocardiograms that affect clinical care in an academic medical center overall and in subgroups defined as appropriate and inappropriate by appropriate use criteria. See also the Invited Commentaries by Ioannidis and by Armstong and Eagle and the Editor’s Note by Redberg.

Risk Factors in Late Adolescence for Young-Onset Dementia in MenA Nationwide Cohort Study

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1612-1618. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9079

Nordström et al evaluate risk factors in late adolescence for the development of young-onset dementia later in life among a cohort of Swedish men. See also the invited commentary by Levine.

A High Risk of Hospitalization Following Release From Correctional Facilities in Medicare BeneficiariesA Retrospective Matched Cohort Study, 2002 to 2010

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1621-1628. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9008

E. A. Wang and coauthors studied the risk for hospitalizations among former inmates soon after their release from correctional facilities.

Use of Antihypertensive Medications and Breast Cancer Risk Among Women Aged 55 to 74 Years

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1629-1637. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9071

Li and colleagues evaluate associations between use of various classes of antihypertensive medications and risks of invasive ductal and invasive lobular breast cancers among postmenopausal women. Coogan extends the discussion in her Invited Commentary.

Invited Commentary

Why Don’t Physicians (and Patients) Consistently Follow Clinical Practice Guidelines?Comment on “Worsening Trends in the Management and Treatment of Back Pain”

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1581-1583. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7672

Echoing the Appropriate Use CriteriaThe Role of Echocardiography for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment of the Asymptomatic Individual

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1598-1599. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7029

Appropriate vs Clinically Useful Diagnostic Tests

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1607-1609. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.6582

Appropriate Use Criteria in EchocardiographyIs No Change the Same as No Benefit?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1609-1610. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7273

Young-Onset DementiaUnanswered Questions and Unmet Needs

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1619-1620. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8090

Calcium-Channel Blockers and Breast CancerA Hypothesis Revived

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1637-1638. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9069

Can Physicians Change Their Laboratory Test Ordering Behavior?A New Look at an Old Issue

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1655-1656. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7495
Editor's Note

Integrating Prediction Rules Into Clinical Work Flow

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1591-1591. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8971

Appropriate Use Guidelines in Echocardiography and Beyond

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1611-1611. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7779
Special Communication

Medical EducationPart of the Problem and Part of the Solution

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1639-1643. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9074
Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Wide Complex Tachycardia and Adenosine

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1644-1646. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8513
Research Letter

“Nebs No More After 24”: A Pilot Program to Improve the Use of Appropriate Respiratory Therapies

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1647-1648. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9002

Documentation and Diagnosis of Overweight and Obesity in Electronic Health Records of Adult Primary Care Patients

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1648-1652. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7815

Incentivizing Residents to Document Inpatient Advance Care Planning

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1652-1654. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8158

Hospital Clinicians’ Responsiveness to Assay Cost Feedback: A Prospective Blinded Controlled Intervention Study

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1654-1655. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8211
Comment & Response

If Less Is More, Which Outcomes Should Be Presented in Facilitating Prostate Cancer Screening Decision Making?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1656-1657. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8155

If Less Is More, Which Outcomes Should Be Presented in Facilitating Prostate Cancer Screening Decision Making?—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1657-1657. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8132

General Health Checks in Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1657-1658. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8216

General Health Checks in Adults—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1658-1658. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8194

Pacemaker Indication Must Meet Medicare Coverage Determination

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1658-1659. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8474

Testing Patient Comprehension of Medication Labeling Is Important

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1659-1659. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8477

Cardiac Arrests During Endoscopy With Anesthesia Assistance

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1659-1660. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8756

Cardiac Arrests During Endoscopy With Anesthesia Assistance—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1660-1660. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.8713
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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1568-1568. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.6316
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