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July 24, 2017
Viewpoint

Sharing Medicine

Sharing Knowledge for Health Care

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2080

This Viewpoint emphasizes the importance of close coordination between clinical need and research resources to deliver effective and sustainable health care.

Perspective

No Wonder No One Trusts Us

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2863
Original Investigation

Association of History of Dizziness and Long-term Adverse Outcomes With Early vs Later Orthostatic Hypotension Assessment Times in Middle-aged Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2937

This cohort study compares early vs later orthostatic hypotension measurements and their association with history of dizziness and long-term adverse outcomes.

Invited Commentary

Early Orthostatic Hypotension and Orthostatic Intolerance—More Than an Observation or Annoyance

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2923
Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Possible Device Malfunction in a Dual-Chamber Pacemaker

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2925

A man in his 60s with a medical history of hypertension and pacemaker implantation several years prior for symptomatic sinus node dysfunction was admitted to the hospital for evaluation of abdominal pain.

Research Letter

A Survey of Unregulated Direct-to-Consumer Treatment Centers Providing Stem Cells for Patients With Heart Failure

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2988

This study used a telephone survey to assess the type of treatment, cost, and statements made about efficacy at unregulated stem cell centers.

Inclusion of Demographic-Specific Information in Studies Supporting US Food & Drug Administration Approval of High-Risk Medical Devices

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3148

This analysis characterizes the studies used to support US Food & Drug Administration 2015 premarket approval of devices, particularly findings of device safety and effectiveness for women, the elderly, and minorities.

Correction

Error in Figure Titles

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3563

Incorrect P Values in Results Section

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 24, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3703
July 17, 2017
Viewpoint

Sharing Medicine

Sharing Clinical Research Data—Finding the Right Balance

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.1926

This Viewpoint describes the benefits and challenges of sharing full data sets from clinical trials.

Perspective

Medical Assistance in DyingOur Lessons Learned

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2862
Original Investigation

Improving Adherence to Long-term Opioid Therapy Guidelines to Reduce Opioid Misuse in Primary CareA Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2468

This randomized clinical trial compares a multicomponent intervention (including a nurse care manager, electronic registry, data-driven academic detailing, and electronic decision tools) with electronic decision tools alone to improve adherence to opioid-prescribing guidelines.

The Association Between Vasectomy and Prostate CancerA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2791

This systematic review and meta-analysis investigates whether vasectomy is associated with prostate cancer.

Association of Ozone Exposure With Cardiorespiratory Pathophysiologic Mechanisms in Healthy Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2842

This cohort study measures ozone concentration to assess its association with cardiovascular disease risk in 89 healthy adults.

Application of a Lifestyle-Based Tool to Estimate Premature Cardiovascular Disease Events in Young AdultsThe Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2922

This cohort study assesses the performance of a lifestyle-based risk tool to estimate atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events over 25 years in adults before 55 years of age.

Editor's Note

Going Beyond Guideline-Concordant Opioid Therapy to Improve Patient Safety

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3030
Teachable Moment

Less Is More

Antinuclear Antibody and Subserology Testing in the Evaluation of FibromyalgiaA Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2776

This Teachable Moment highlights that clinical judgement is sufficient to diagnose fibromyalgia, and antinuclear antibody and subserology testing is not essential to rule out autoimmune conditions in the absence of suggestive signs and symptoms.

Research Letter

Injurious Falls and Syncope in Older Community-Dwelling Adults Meeting Inclusion Criteria for SPRINT

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 17, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2924

This study compares rates of injurious falls and syncope in community-dwelling older adults in the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing with rates in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial.

July 11, 2017
Editorial

Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults Without Known Risk FactorsIs Behavioral Counselling Necessary?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 11, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.1979

Commenting on the C recommendation of the USPSTF for the practice of behavioral counselling to promote healthful diet and physical activity for individuals at low risk for cardiovascular disease, this Editorial suggests that societal or population-wide policies might be more effective than individual counselling efforts.

July 10, 2017
Viewpoint

Sharing Medicine

Shared Decision Making—The Importance of Diagnosing Preferences

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.1923

This Viewpoint uses a hypothetical scenario of an elderly patient with congestive heart failure to explore the shared decision-making process.

Original Investigation

Less Is More

Electrocardiograms in Low-Risk Patients Undergoing An Annual Health Examination

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2649

This population-based cohort study examines the frequency of ECGs following an annual health examination with a primary care physician among patients with no known cardiac conditions or risk factors.

Health Care Reform

Physician Reimbursement in Medicare Advantage Compared With Traditional Medicare and Commercial Health Insurance

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2679

This analysis of claims data compares physician reimbursement in Medicare Advantage, traditional Medicare, and commercial health insurance plans.

Invited Commentary

Health Care Reform

Medicare Advantage Reimbursement to Physicians

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2689
Editor's Note

Growth of Skilled Nursing Facility SpecialistsNavigating Between What Is Ideal and What Is Practical

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2151

Continued High Rates of IVC Filter Use After US Food and Drug Safety Warning

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2724
Research Letter

Temporal Trends in the Numbers of Skilled Nursing Facility Specialists From 2007 Through 2014

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2136

This study of Medicare data quantifies recent increases in health care professionals working exclusively in skilled nursing facilities.

Less Is More

Association Between Contemporary Trends in Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement and the 2010 US Food and Drug Administration Advisory

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2719

This study uses the National Inpatient Sample database to assess the association between rates of inferior vena cava filter placement in the United States and the 2010 US FDA device safety warning.

A National Survey of Medicaid Beneficiaries’ Expenses and Satisfaction With Health Care

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 10, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3174

This study analyzes a newly released government survey examining Medicaid beneficiaries’ experiences with and opinions of the Medicaid program.

July 3, 2017
Viewpoint

Sharing Medicine

Sharing as the Future of Medicine

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2371

This Viewpoint introduces the series Sharing Medicine, which summarizes how physicians currently share knowledge, skills, and experiences among their professional community and patients and ways in which to do this better.

Editorial

Sharing Medicine—A JAMA Internal Medicine Series

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2348
Original Investigation

Effects of an Intervention to Reduce Hospitalizations From Nursing HomesA Randomized Implementation Trial of the INTERACT Program

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2657

This randomized clinical trial determines whether training and support for implementation of a nursing home quality improvement program reduces hospital admissions and emergency department visits.

Special Communication

Sharing Medicine

A Research Agenda for Communication Between Health Care Professionals and Patients Living With Serious Illness

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2005

This Special Communication reviews the effect of communication by health care professionals on patients living with serious illness, identifies key evidence gaps in understanding the impact of communication on patient outcomes, and creates an agenda for future research.

Research Letter

Multitasking and Silent Electronic Health Record Use in Ambulatory Visits

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online July 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2668

This study examines time allocation and transitions into and out of silent electronic health record use in clinics after implementation and its association with patient-reported quality of care.

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