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December 11, 2013, Vol 310, No. 22, Pages 2363-2470

In This Issue of JAMA


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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2363-2365. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.5455
Original Investigation

Effect of CPAP on Blood Pressure in Patients
With Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Resistant Hypertension: The HIPARCO Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2407-2415. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281250

Martínez-García and coauthors assess the effect of continuous positive airway pressure treatment on blood pressure values and nocturnal blood pressure patterns in 194 Spanish patients with resistant hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea.

Weight Change and Health Outcomes at 3 Years After Bariatric Surgery Among Individuals With Severe Obesity

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2416-2425. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.280928

Courcoulas and coauthors investigated 3-year change in weight and select health parameters among 2458 participants who underwent first-time bariatric surgical procedures as part of routine clinical care by surgeons in 10 US hospitals. In an Editorial, Ikramuddin and Livingston discuss the role of bariatric surgery in the management of obesity.

Trends and Outcomes for Donor Oocyte Cycles in the United States, 2000-2010

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2426-2434. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.280924

To quantify trends in donor oocyte cycles in the United States and determine predictors of a good perinatal outcome among in vitro fertilization cycles using noncryopreserved embryos from donor oocytes, Kawwass and coauthors analyzed data from the National Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance System. Myers provides comment in the related Editorial.

Proton Pump Inhibitor and Histamine 2 Receptor Antagonist Use and Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2435-2442. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.280490

To study the association between use of acid-suppressing medications and vitamin B12 deficiency, Lam and coauthors conducted a case-control study to compare exposures and outcomes among 25 956 patients having incident diagnoses of vitamin B12 deficiency with those among 184 199 patients without B12 deficiency.

Research Letter

Validity of Self-reported Weights Following Bariatric Surgery

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2454-2456. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281043

What Is Wrong With Discharges Against Medical Advice (and How to Fix Them)

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2393-2394. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.280887

Can Mobile Health Technologies Transform Health Care?

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2395-2396. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281078

Conflicts of Interest in Medical Education: Recommendations From the Pew Task Force on Medical Conflicts of Interest

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2397-2398. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.280889
A Piece of My Mind


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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2399-2400. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282710

New Insights on Bariatric Surgery Outcomes

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2401-2402. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.280927

Outcomes of Donor Oocyte Cycles in Assisted Reproduction

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2403-2404. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.280925

Accumulating Evidence for Statins in Primary Prevention

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2405-2406. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281355
Care of the Aging Patient: From Evidence to Action

Pruritus in the Older Patient: A Clinical Review

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2443-2450. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282023

Using the case of an older man with intractable pruritus, Berger and coauthors conduct a literature review on pruritus in the older patient and discuss possible etiologies and treatment options.

JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Statin Therapy for Primary Prevention
of Cardiovascular Disease

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2451-2452. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281348
Medical News & Perspectives

IDSA: Better, Faster Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases Needed to Curb Overtreatment, Antibiotic Resistance

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2385-2386. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.283828

FDA Moves to Further Reduce Trans Fat in Food

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Nephrologists Question ACP’s Kidney Disease Guidelines

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Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery Associated With Risks to Offspring

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2388. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.284169
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vast High School TB Investigation Required Rapid Statewide Response

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Coccidioidomycosis Hospital Bills Cost California Millions Each Year

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Stagnant Numbers of Uninsured

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Military’s Search for Meningitis Cases Linked With Contaminated Steroids

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From JAMA’s Daily News Site

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Lab Reports

Findings May Lead to Better Vaccine for Respiratory Syncytial Virus

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Study Reveals Genetic Variations Linked with Lipid Levels

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Compound Protects Against Ionizing Radiation by Unique Mechanism

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Genes Outside the Nucleus Have Large Effects on Cell Metabolism

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The Art of JAMA

From an Upstairs Window, Winter: L. L. FitzGerald

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Poetry and Medicine


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JAMA 100 Years Ago

Metabolism in Cancer

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JAMA Patient Page

Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)

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Comment & Response

Differences in Breast Cancer Survival by Race

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2456-2457. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.281072

Differences in Breast Cancer Survival by Race—Reply

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Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress and Alcohol Dependence

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Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress and Alcohol Dependence—Reply

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Drug Postmarketing Studies

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Drug Postmarketing Studies—Reply

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2459-2460. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.278904

Error in Patient Page

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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2460. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.284221
JAMA Masthead


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JAMA. 2013;310(22):2367-2368. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.5456