Karen L. Margolis, MD, MPH; Stephen E. Asche, MA; Anna R. Bergdall, MPH; et al.
JAMA. 2013;310(1):46-56. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.6549
Margolis and coauthors report on the effect of home blood pressure telemonitoring and pharmacist management on blood pressure control. In an accompanying Editorial, Magid and Green discuss home blood pressure monitoring.
Audio Author Interview:
Effect of Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring and Pharmacist Management on Blood Pressure Control: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring: Take It to the Bank
David J. Magid, MD, MPH; Beverly B. Green, MD, MPH
Mary M. McDermott, MD; Kiang Liu, PhD; Jack M. Guralnik, MD, PhD; et al.
JAMA. 2013;310(1):57-65. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.7231
In a randomized clinical trial of 194 patients with peripheral artery disease, McDermott and coauthors compare outcomes from a home-based walking exercise program using group-mediated cognitive behavioral intervention vs supervised exercise programs.
Mark Ledwidge, PhD; Joseph Gallagher, MB; Carmel Conlon, PhD; et al.
JAMA. 2013;310(1):66-74. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.7588
Ledwidge and coauthors conducted a randomized trial among 1374 at-risk patients in Ireland to determine the efficacy of a screening program using brain-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and collaborative care in reducing newly diagnosed heart failure and prevalence of significant left ventricular systolic/diastolic dysfunction. In an Editorial, Hernandez discusses heart failure prevention.
Preventing Heart Failure
Adrian F. Hernandez, MD, MHS
Sven Sandin, MSc; Karl-Gösta Nygren, PhD; Anastasia Iliadou, PhD; et al.
JAMA. 2013;310(1):75-84. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.7222
Sandin and coauthors examined the association between birth after in vitro fertilization (IVF) and neurodevelopmental outcomes in a population-based prospective cohort study involving more than 2.5 million Swedish children born between 1982 and 2007. In an Editorial, Cedars discusses the need for continued study of the relationship between IVF procedures and neurodevelopmental outcomes.