This Viewpoint discusses the implications of recent circuit court decisions regarding commercial speech and off-label marketing of prescription drugs.
This double-blind, multicenter 6-month randomized clinical trial tests whether an intervention of systematic comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA), followed by the transitional care bridge program, improved activities of daily living compared with systematic CGA alone in older acutely hospitalized patients.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of a care transition intervention using remote patient monitoring to reduce 180-day all-cause readmissions among older adults hospitalized with heart failure.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates short message service–based texting to university students in Sweden as an intervention to aid in smoking cessation.
This randomized clinical trial investigates the effectiveness of a mind-body program at increasing function and reducing pain in older adults with chronic low back pain.
This meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials assesses the effect of mobile telephone text messaging on medication adherence in patients with chronic disease.
This study uses data from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study to examine the association between cumulative lifetime exposure to marijuana and cognitive performance in middle age.
This cohort study of Medicare hospice beneficiaries examines individual characteristics, hospice program, and geographic variation in patient visits by professional staff during the last 2 days of life.
This study of caregivers of older adults with disabilities with estimates extrapolated from 2 national surveys examines how caregivers’ involvement in older adults’ health care activities relates to caregiving responsibilities, supportive services use, and caregiving-related effects.
This case of a patient with pseudoatrial flutter waves demonstrates the importance of obtaining a 12-lead electrocardiogram to avoid misidentifying pseudoatrial flutter waves with new-onset atrial flutter.
This Teachable Moment provides an example of how patient-centered care and shared decision-making require a comprehensive and transparent discussion between patient and physician of known risks, benefits, costs, and burden of available and reasonable treatment options.
This study reviewed transcripts of meetings of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee to the US Food and Drug Administration to characterize potential financial and other conflicts of interest of public speakers.
This cohort study estimates the incidence of osteoporosis overtreatment of women in a health system where DXA reports include T scores for anatomic sites that guidelines recommend against using as a basis for treatment.
This cohort study examines the rapid growth of high-deductible health plans in a nationally representative sample of insured US adults.
This article describes trends in the use of low-value diagnostic tests at a hospital after implementation of consensus recommendations developed by a team of physicians and engineers to reduce their use.
This study examines national patterns to identify effects on opioid analgesic prescribing before and after the US Drug Enforcement Administration’s rescheduling of hydrocodone combination analgesic products.
This cross-sectional study assesses psychological functioning, including prolonged grief and posttraumatic stress symptoms, and identifies factors that correlate with adverse outcomes after the sudden cardiac death of a young relative.
This study examines whether variation in 7 categories of per capita Medicare expenditures had changed in the 10 years beginning 2003.