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March 1, 2014, Vol 174, No. 3, Pages 313-484

In This Issue of JAMA Internal Medicine

Highlights

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):313-315. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.10640
Viewpoint

Comparing Diabetes MedicationsWhere Do We Set the Bar?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):317-318. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13433
Perspective

Chronic Concern Over an Acute-Phase ReactantA Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):319. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12762

Do I Need a Stent?Choosing Medical Care Wisely

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):320. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13479

Heart Disease as the Number One Cause of Death Among the Elderly

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):322. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13663

Taking Care of My Parents

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):323. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13423
Original Investigation

Cognitive Function and Brain Structure in Persons With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus After Intensive Lowering of Blood Pressure and Lipid LevelsA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):324-333. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13656

Williamson et al examine whether intensive therapy for hypertension and combination therapy with a statin and a fibrate reduce the risk of decline in cognition and total brain volume in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). See the Invited Commentary by Dufouil and Brayne.

Association of β-Blocker Therapy With Risks of Adverse Cardiovascular Events and Deaths in Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease Undergoing Noncardiac SurgeryA Danish Nationwide Cohort Study

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):336-344. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.11349

Andersson et al assess the association of β-blocker treatment with major cardiovascular adverse events and all-cause mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease undergoing noncardiac surgery. Also see the invited commentary by Whelton and Bansal.

Renoprotective Effect of Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Blockade in Patients With Predialysis Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, and Anemia

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):347-354. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12700

Hsu et al assess the effectiveness and safety of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers as therapy for advanced chronic kidney disease in patients with hypertension and anemia who are not undergoing dialysis. See the Invited Commentary by Park and Hsu.

Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-beingA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):357-368. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13018

Goyal et al determine the efficacy of meditation programs in improving stress-related outcomes in diverse adult clinical populations. See the Invited Commentary by [IIC130096].

Scope and Outcomes of Surrogate Decision Making Among Hospitalized Older Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):370-377. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13315

Torke et al describe the scope of surrogate decision making, the hospital course, and outcomes for older adults. See also the invited commentary by Schenker and Barnato.

Preoperative Consultations for Medicare Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):380-388. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13426

Thilen et al assess temporal trends, explanatory factors, and geographic variation for preoperative consultation in Medicare beneficiaries undergoing cataract surgery, a common low-risk elective procedure. Fleisher provides an Invited Commentary.

Interpreting Treatment Effects From Clinical Trials in the Context of Real-World Risk InformationEnd-Stage Renal Disease Prevention in Older Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):391-397. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13328

O’Hare et al extrapolate a treatment effect from randomized clinical trials for prevention of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) to a real-world population of older patients with chronic kidney disease. See the Invited Commentary by Tinetti.

The Somatic Symptom Scale–8 (SSS-8)A Brief Measure of Somatic Symptom Burden

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):399-407. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12179

Gierk et al evaluate the reliability, validity, and severity categories as well as the reference scores of the 8-item Somatic Symptom Scale, a self-report measure of somatic symptom burden used in field trials for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition). See also the Invited Commentary by Barsky.

Warfarin Interactions With Antibiotics in the Ambulatory Care Setting

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):409-416. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13957

Clark et al compare the risk of excessive anticoagulation among patients with stable warfarin therapy purchasing an antibiotic with the risk in patients purchasing a warfarin refill and patients with upper respiratory tract infection but not receiving an antibiotic. Katz provides an editorial.

Development and Evaluation of a Decision Aid on Mammography Screening for Women 75 Years and Older

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):417-424. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13639

Using international standards, Schonberg et al developed and evaluated a mammography screening decision aid (DA) for women 75 years and older. See the Special Communication by Welch and Passow.

Nudging Guideline-Concordant Antibiotic PrescribingA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):425-431. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.14191

Meeker and colleagues investigate the use of a behavioral “nudge” based on the principle of public commitment in encouraging the judicious use of antibiotics for acute respiratory infections. In his Invited Commentary, Spellberg expands on the topic.

Sociodemographic Differences in Fast Food Price Sensitivity

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):434-442. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13922

Meyer et al estimate subgroup-specific effects of fast food price changes on fast food consumption and cardiometabolic outcomes. Katz provides an Editor’s Note.

Case Report/Case Series

Severe Hypertriglyceridemia With PancreatitisThirteen Years’ Treatment With Lomitapide

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):443-447. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13309

Sacks and coauthors report a case of long-term management of intractable near-fatal recurrent pancreatitis secondary to severe hypertriglyceridemia by a novel use of lomitapide, an inhibitor of microsomal triglyceride transfer protein, recently approved for treatment of familial homozygous hypercholesterolemia.

Invited Commentary

The Continuing Challenge of Turning Promising Observational Evidence About Risk for Dementia to Evidence Supporting Prevention

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):333-335. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.7674

Perioperative β-Blockers RevisitedGood for What Ails You?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):345-346. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.11341

An ACE in the Hole for Patients With Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):355-356. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12176

Moving Toward Evidence-Based Complementary Care

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):368-369. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12995

Expanding Support for “Upstream” Surrogate Decision Making in the Hospital

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):377-379. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13284

Preoperative Consultation Before Cataract SurgeryAre We Choosing Wisely or Is This Simply Low-Value Care?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):389-390. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12298

The Gap Between Clinical Trials and the Real WorldExtrapolating Treatment Effects From Younger to Older Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):397-398. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13283

Assessing Somatic Symptoms in Clinical Practice

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):407-408. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12177

Antibiotic JudoWorking Gently With Prescriber Psychology to Overcome Inappropriate Use

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):432-433. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.14019

Endoscopy in Symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux DiseaseScoping Out Whom to Target

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):465-466. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12992
Editor's Note

Talking About Patient Preferences

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):321. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13478

Data for a Common Clinical Dilemma

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):416. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13480

Why the Cost of Fast Food Matters

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):442. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13875
Special Communication

Quantifying the Benefits and Harms of Screening Mammography

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):448-454. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13635

Welch and Passow quantify the benefit-harm trade-off for screening mammography

The “Medical Neighborhood”Integrating Primary and Specialty Care for Ambulatory Patients

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):454-457. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.14093
Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Uncommon Etiology of Abnormal Spikes on Electrocardiogram

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):458-459. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13666
Research Letter

Clinical Trial Evidence and Use of Fish Oil Supplements

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):460-462. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12765

Use and Yield of Endoscopy in Patients With Uncomplicated Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):462-465. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13015

Physicians’ Preferences for Hospice if They Were Terminally Ill and the Timing of Hospice Discussions With Their Patients

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):466-468. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12825

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Medication Nonadherence in Patients With Uncontrolled Hypertension

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):468-470. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12881

Teaching Residents to Provide Cost-Conscious CareA National Survey of Residency Program Directors

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):470-472. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13222
Comment & Response

Decrease the Incentives to Order Lipid Panels

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):473. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12872

Decrease the Incentives to Order Lipid Panels—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):473-474. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12842

Patient-Centered Decisions in Primary CareFrom Necessity To Realism

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):474. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12878

Patient-Centered Decisions in Primary Care—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):475. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.12843

Acutely Ill Patients Will Likely Benefit From More Monitoring, Not Less

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):475. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13032

Acutely Ill Patients Will Likely Benefit From More Monitoring, Not Less—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):475-476. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13026

Privacy Protection During Internet Search for Health-Related Information

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):476. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13516

Privacy Protection During Internet Search for Health-Related Information—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):477. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13513

Management of Critically Ill PatientsThe Less Intensive the Treatment, the More Vigilance Demanded

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):477. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13686

Management of Critically Ill Patients—Reply

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Assessment and Management of Back Pain

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Assessment and Management of Back Pain

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Assessment and Management of Back Pain—Reply

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Mortality and Timing of Surgery for Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):480. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13689

Mortality and Timing of Surgery for Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):480-481. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13684

Caution Warranted When Defining Contraindications in Initiating β-Blocker Therapy

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):481. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13698

Caution Warranted When Defining Contraindications in Initiating β-Blocker Therapy—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):481-482. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13685

Colonoscopy—Don't Want to Be Sedated?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):482-483. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13755

The Efficacy of Screening Colonoscopy

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):483. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13741

The Efficacy of Screening Colonoscopy—Reply

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Correction

Percentage Reporting Error in Results

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Error in Figure in Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

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Error in Article Information

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Error in Number of Respondents in Methods

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JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(3):484. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.2
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