This Invited Commentary examines arguments in favor of discontinuing the Step 2 Clinical Skills Examination.
An article by Sato et al has been retracted.
This noninferiority trial compares the effects of IDSA/ATS guideline–recommended vs conventional antibiotic treatment duration on symptom and clinical resolution in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of high-dose sodium selenite, with or without use of a procalcitonin algorithm to guide therapy, and its association with mortality in patients with severe sepsis.
This cohort study evaluates the associations between individual and collective ventilator bundle components and patient outcomes among consecutive patients undergoing mechanical evaluation.
This analysis of administrative health claims of nearly 19 million privately insured patients evaluates the association between chronic opioid use and surgery.
This study compares the salaries of male and female physicians in academic positions throughout the United States.
This longitudinal cohort study analyzes the association of red blood cell donor age and sex with the survival of transfusion recipients.
This population-based cohort study evaluates trends in the prescription and cost of generic atorvastatin among patients with commercial insurance coverage.
This study uses commercial health insurance claims data to examine changes in out-of-pocket spending for acute care hospitalization from 2000 to 2013 by patients with insurance coverage from various sources.
This nested case-control study evaluates the association of unconventional natural gas development processes with asthma exacerbations.
This study uses National Health Interview Survey data to compare health and health risk factors between lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults and heterosexual adults in the United States.
This study describes spending on diagnostic lab testing before and after implementation of reference pricing coverage of laboratory services by an employer health plan, and compares the findings with spending in a plan without reference pricing.
This cohort study of Medicare beneficiaries with acute stroke examines associations between admission to a primary stroke centers and case fatality, and investigates whether prolonged travel time offsets the association.
This cohort study examines associations between medical clinician continuity and health care testing, utilization, and spending of older adults with dementia..
This review discusses the role of primary care clinicians in driving high-quality conversations about goals and priorities for patients with serious and life-threatening illnesses.
This Teachable Moment discusses the how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for opioid prescribing can play a major role in limiting the impact of this epidemic.
This Teachable Moment discusses nonpharmacologic interventions prior to prescribing quetiapine, benzodiazepines, or sedative hypnotic drugs for the short-term treatment of insomnia in older adult patients.
This study describes safety and efficacy in the use of quetiapine in a prospective cohort of inpatients and the proportion of in-hospital use that is perpetuated on discharge.
This study uses US Food and Drug Administration data to identify approved generic drugs manufactured between September 30, 1984, and January 11, 2016 and compares the effects of number of generic drugs associated with brand-name drugs.
This study uses data from the Healthy Aging in Neighborhoods of Diversity across the Life Span study to examine the contributions of sex, race, and socioeconomic differences to overall mortality in middle-aged adults.
This survey study describes how and why medical students use the electronic health record to follow patients they are no longer caring for.
This study uses medical record data from Premier Alliance to describe the receipt, type, and timing of antibiotic therapy in patients with asthma in 2013 and 2014.
This cohort study evaluates the effect of a web-based handoff tool on rates of medical errors in adult medical and surgical patients.