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This JAMA Patient Page explains aspects of decision making for older patients considering surgery.
This JAMA Patient Page explains the US Preventive Services Task Force’s 2019 recommendations to provide or refer pregnant and postpartum women at risk of perinatal depression to counseling interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal therapy.
This Patient Page describes pityriasis rubra pilaris
This JAMA Patient Page describes genital warts and their cause, risk factors, treatment, and prevention.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent recommendations on prevention of gonococcal eye infection in newborns.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the diagnosis and treatment of different types and stages of breast cancer.
This JAMA Patient Page describes evaluation for and diagnosis of penicillin allergy.
This Patient Page defines stereotactic body radiation therapy and describes how and in what situations it is administered to treat certain patients with cancer.
This Patient Page describes the safety, efficacy, and dangers of vitamins and nutritional supplements.
This JAMA Patient Page describes risks, treatment, and prevention of foot ulcers in people with diabetes.
This Patient Page defines palliative care and explains who may most benefit, when it is most appropriate, and which clinicians might help administer it.
This Patient Page examines the transmission, symptoms, and treatment of gonorrhea infection.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment of endometriosis.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of hand, foot, and mouth disease.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the rhytidectomy procedure.
This JAMA Patient Page describes recent advancements in hepatitis C treatment.
This Patient Page defines the some of the important terms and techniques that cancer researchers use to measure and report their findings.
This Patient Page provides information on pityriasis rosea, a common cutaneous erruption that is more prevelent in older children and young adults.
This Viewpoint describes the importance of bias and heuristics to patient choices in palliative care and other types of health care.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendations on interventions to prevent child maltreatment.
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