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This JAMA Patient Page describes acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and its risk factors, treatment, and long-term effects.
This JAMA Patient Page discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendations on screening for ovarian cancer in asymptomatic women.
This JAMA Patient Page describes elbow subluxation in children, a common pediatric joint injury in children 6 months to 5 years old.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the evaluation and management of sport-related concussion.
This JAMA Patient Page describes patellofemoral pain and its causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the sleeve gastrectomy procedure as a weight loss treatment for obese persons.
This JAMA Patient Page describes common long-term health problems associated with sepsis as well as management of postsepsis care.
This Patient Page provides information on hormone therapy–related hot flashes and their management.
This JAMA Patient Page explains the prevention, transmission, symptoms, and treatment of hepatitis A.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendations on use of hormone therapy for primary prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.
This JAMA Patient Page describes active surveillance for management of prostate cancer and explains which patients are candidates for this treatment strategy.
This Patient Page provides information on Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis and advises patients on care and treatment as well as ways to avoid recurrences.
This article outlines steps to prevent and manage high blood pressure.
This JAMA Patient Page explains who should be tested for BRCA1/2 mutations and what the test results mean.
This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the most common food allergies and the immunotherapy options available for desensitization to food allergens.
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