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September 12, 2012, Vol 308, No. 10, Pages 949-1052

Research Letter

Changes in Direct-to-Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising Following Shifts From Prescription-Only to Over-the-Counter Status

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):973-975. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10647
This Week in JAMA

This Week in JAMA

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):949. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3198

The Attending Physician on the Wards: Finding a New Homeostasis

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):977-978. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10476

Engaging Physicians and Leveraging Professionalism: A Key to Success for Quality Measurement and Improvement

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):979-980. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9844

Surgical vs Lifestyle Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):981-982. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10156

Changing Eating Habits for the Medical Profession

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):983-984. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10427
A Piece of My Mind

A Path to Wholeness

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):985-986. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10425
Original Contribution

Comparison of Physician-, Biomarker-, and Symptom-Based Strategies for Adjustment of Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy in Adults With Asthma: The BASALT Randomized Controlled Trial

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):987-997. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10893

Calhoun and coauthors compared physician-, biomarker-, and symptom-based strategies for adjustment of inhaled corticosteroid therapy in adults with asthma in the Best Adjustment Strategy for Asthma in the Long Term (BASALT) randomized controlled trial. In an accompanying Editorial, Reibman and O’Connor discuss inhaled corticosteroid dose adjustment in mild persistent asthma.


Association of Changes in Clinical Characteristics and Management With Improvement in Survival Among Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):998-1006. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11348

In a comparison of 4 national French registries of a single month for the years 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2010, Danchin and coauthors tracked survival rates among patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction to determine whether factors other than reperfusion therapy contributed to improved survival rates.

Association Between Sentinel Lymph Node Excision With or Without Preoperative SPECT/CT and Metastatic Node Detection and Disease-Free Survival in Melanoma

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):1007-1014. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11030

Stoffels and coauthors compared metastatic node detection and disease-free survival using single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography-aided sentinel lymph node excision (SLNE) vs standard SLNE in 464 patients with melanoma from a single institution.

Spending Differences Associated With the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):1015-1023. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10812

Colla and coauthors compared spending and outcomes between 10 practices participating in the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration (n = 990 177) and local control practices (n = 7 514 453) before and during the demonstration using different risk adjustment. In an editorial Berwick discusses how the findings may inform new models of care.


Inhaled Corticosteroid Dose Adjustment in Mild Persistent Asthma

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):1036-1037. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11405

ACOs—Promise, Not Panacea

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):1038-1039. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11486

Challenges to Excellence in Child Health Research: Call for Papers

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):1040-1041. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10982

Association Between Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation and Risk of Major Cardiovascular Disease Events: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):1024-1033. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11374

Rizos and colleagues performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials evaluating the effect of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on major cardiovascular outcomes. Twenty studies of 68 680 patients were included, reporting 7044 deaths, 3993 cardiac deaths, 1150 sudden deaths, 1837 myocardial infarctions, and 1490 strokes.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Clinician's Corner

Short Fourth and Fifth Metacarpals

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):1034-1035. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11065
Medical News & Perspectives

Lessons From Massachusetts: Cost Remains a Hurdle for Those With Public Insurance

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):961-962. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10939

Caution Urged in Ramping Up Use of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):962-963. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10941

Children’s Deaths Linked With Postsurgical Codeine

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):963. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11525
Capitol Health Call

Disability Employment

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):964. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10853

Drug Gray Market

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):964. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11530

Lead and Child Development

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):964. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11534

Bad Water Resolved

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):964. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11536

Prenatal Micronutrient and Early Pregnancy Food Supplementation in Bangladesh

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):971. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9833

Prenatal Micronutrient and Early Pregnancy Food Supplementation in Bangladesh—Reply

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):971. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9836

PEPFAR and Adult Mortality

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):972-973. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9243

PEPFAR and Adult Mortality—Reply

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):972-973. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.9249
The Cover

Old Cloth Series

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):954. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3194
Poetry and Medicine

A Patient Sees His CT Scan

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):956. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.6838
JAMA Patient Page

West Nile Virus

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):1052. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.11678

Incorrect Date in: HIV/AIDS in 1990 and 2012: From San Francisco to Washington, DC

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):975. doi:10.1001/2012.jama.10139
JAMA Masthead

About This Journal

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):951. doi:10.1001/jama.308.10.951
JAMA 100 Years Ago


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JAMA. 2012;308(10):957. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3195
Book and Media Reviews

Atlas of Diabetes

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JAMA. 2012;308(10):1042-1043. doi:10.1001/jama.308.10.1042-b