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August 21, 2017
Viewpoint

Sharing Medicine

Sharing and Healing Through Storytelling in Medicine

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2996

This Viewpoint describes an organization created to share stories and experiences of medical professionals.

Perspective

Less Is More

Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There!

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3628
Original Investigation

Informed Consent to Study Purpose in Randomized Clinical Trials of Antibiotics, 1991 Through 2011

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3820

This cross-sectional analysis of trial documents submitted to regulators examines the degree to which the study purpose is explained to potential participants in randomized clinical trials of antibiotics.

Development and Validation of a Tool to Identify Patients With Type 2 Diabetes at High Risk of Hypoglycemia-Related Emergency Department or Hospital Use

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3844

This study develops and validates a risk stratification tool to categorize risk of future hypoglycemia-related emergency department or hospital use in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Invited Commentary

What Should Patients Be Told About Noninferiority Studies?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3825
Research Letter

Hours Worked Among US Dual Physician Couples With Children, 2000 to 2015

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3437

This Research Letter estimates weekly hours worked for married, dual-physician couples.

Health Care Reform

Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy Among Smokers Hospitalized for Coronary Heart Disease

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 21, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3489

This study uses data from the Premier Alliance database to assess factors associated with the use of smoking cessation pharmacotherapy in smokers hospitalized for coronary heart disease.

August 14, 2017
Viewpoint

Sharing Medicine

Sharing Experiences of Illness and Care

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.1935

This Viewpoint explores the study and use of patient experiences, or narratives, in shared decision making and in helping patients better understand and cope with their illnesses.

Editorial

Meeting the Needs of Patients for Specialty Care

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3778
Original Investigation

Effectiveness of a Timing and Coordination Group Exercise Program to Improve Mobility in Community-Dwelling Older AdultsA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3609

This cluster-randomized trial compares the effectiveness of a group exercise program that focuses on the timing and coordination of movement with a seated strength, endurance, and flexibility program (usual care) on function, disability, and walking ability of older adults.

Association of State Access Standards With Accessibility to Specialists for Medicaid Managed Care Enrollees

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3766

This study compares ratings of access to specialists for adult Medicaid and commercial insurance enrollees before and after the implementation of specialty access standards.

Special Communication

Less Is More

Eliminating Creatine Kinase–Myocardial Band Testing in Suspected Acute Coronary SyndromeA Value-Based Quality Improvement

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3597

This Special Communication discusses the benefits of eliminating creatine kinase–myocardial band testing in suspected acute coronary syndrome.

Teachable Moment

Less Is More

Unnecessary Staging Imaging in Early-Stage Breast CancerA Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2785

This Teachable Moment uses the details of a case report to evaluate the risks and benefits of staging imaging in early-stage breast cancer.

Research Letter

Firearm Violence

Association Between Enactment of a “Stand Your Ground” Self-defense Law and Unlawful Homicides in Florida

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 14, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3433

This study analyzes data on homicides to evaluate changes in the number of justifiable and unlawful homicides in Florida following the enactment of a “stand your ground” law.

August 7, 2017
Viewpoint

Sharing Medicine

Shared Understanding With Patients

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.1932

This Viewpoint addresses the need for clinicians to hone and practice good communication skills to enable shared decision making with patients.

Original Investigation

Health Care Reform

Social Determinants of Health in Managed Care Payment Formulas

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3317

This modeling analysis adds social determinants of health variables to a diagnosis-based payment formula that allocates funds to managed care plans and physician networks.

Less Is More

Association of Dissemination of an Educational Communication Tool With Docusate Administration

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3605

This study assesses the association of dissemination of an educational document about the lack of efficacy of docusate with docusate administration and whether changes in docusate administration were associated with changes in the administration of comparable laxatives.

Invited Commentary

Health Care Reform

Social and Behavioral Determinants of Spending

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3325
Teachable Moment

Recalculating the Costs of OvertriageA Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2782

This Teachable Moment describes a case of a man with type I diabetes admitted to the emergency department after his insulin pump was not reattached.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Macroscopic T-Wave AlternansA Red Flag for Code Blue

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3191
Research Letter

Revisiting Outcomes–Based Pricing Propositions for the PCSK9 Inhibitor Evolocumab

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3143

This data analysis simulates the annual price of evolocumab under the outcome-based contracts proposed by Amgen and puts estimates in the context of the available evidence on the cost-effectiveness of PCSK9 inhibitors.

Correction

Error in Title

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4439
August 4, 2017
Correction

Caution Advised for Readers of Letters Related to Retracted Articles

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4594
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