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June 18, 2014, Vol 311, No. 23, Pages 2355-2452

In This Issue of JAMA


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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2355-2357. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279556
Original Investigation

Effect of Structured Physical Activity on Prevention of Major Mobility Disability in Older Adults: The LIFE Study Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2387-2396. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5616

Pahor and coauthors test the hypothesis that a long-term, structured physical activity program is more effective than a health education program in reducing the risk of major mobility disability among 1635 US men and women aged 70 to 89 years who had physical limitations.

Effect of Selumetinib vs Chemotherapy on Progression-Free Survival in Uveal Melanoma: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2397-2405. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6096

Carvajal and coauthors conducted a randomized clinical trial to assess the efficacy of selumetinib, a selective, non–adenosine triphosphate competitive inhibitor of the mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase (MEK) enzymes MEK1 and MEK2, among 120 patients with metastatic uveal melanoma.

Association Between Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Antagonists and Risk of Cancer in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2406-2413. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5613

Thrombolysis for Pulmonary Embolism and Risk of All-Cause Mortality, Major Bleeding, and Intracranial Hemorrhage: A Meta-analysis

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2414-2421. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5990

Chatterjee and coauthors performed a meta-analysis to determine benefits and risks associated with thrombolytic therapy vs anticoagulation in acute pulmonary embolism, including the subset of hemodynamically stable patients with right ventricular dysfunction. In an Editorial, Beckman discusses how to assess the net clinical benefit of thrombolysis for patients with pulmonary embolism.

Research Letter

Changes in Health and Medical Spending Among Young Adults Under Health Reform

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2437-2439. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.2202

Physicians, Medical Ethics, and Execution by Lethal Injection

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2375-2376. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6425

Problems With the Medicalization of Marijuana

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2377-2378. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6175

Management of Comorbid Diabetes Mellitus and Worsening Heart Failure

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2379-2380. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4115

Ethics and Regulatory Complexities for Pragmatic Clinical Trials

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2381-2382. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4164
A Piece of My Mind

Keeping the Pace

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2383-2384. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4962

Thrombolytic Therapy for Pulmonary Embolism

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2385-2386. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5993
The Rational Clinical Examination

Does This Patient Have an Exudative Pleural Effusion?The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2422-2431. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5552

To prevent complications when thoracentesis is performed to find the cause of pleural effusion, Wilcox and colleagues assessed randomized and observational studies of adults undergoing the procedure that examined diagnostic tests for differentiating exudates from transudates.

JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Exercise for Depression

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2432-2433. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.4930
JAMA Clinical Challenge

Lung Opacification

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2434-2435. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.286226
Medical News & Perspectives

Guidelines, Online Training Aim to Teach Physicians to Weigh Costs of Care, Become Better Stewards of Medical Resources

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2368-2370. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5756

Task Force Recommends Screening High-Risk Individuals for Hepatitis B Infection

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2370. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.7129
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Valley Fever Affects TV Crew

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2373. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6260

Antimicrobial Drugs May Be Overprescribed to Medicaid Patients

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2373. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6269

Little Progress Made in US Foodborne Infection Rates

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2374. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6263

Lyme Disease Test Raises Concern

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2374. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6266
Global Health

Spontaneous Abortions in Mongolia Linked to High Air Pollutant Levels

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2372. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6622

WHO Declares Polio an International Health Emergency

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2372. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.7241

Marker for Iron-Deficiency Anemia?

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2372. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.7242

Effect of Repeated Communal Violence on Mental Health

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2372. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.7243

From JAMA’s Daily News Site

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2370. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.7073
Lab, Field, & Clinic

CDC App Aims to Help Track, Curb Ebola Outbreaks

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2371. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5831
The Art of JAMA

Black on Red: Florence Arnold

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2362-2363. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279558
Poetry and Medicine

Malignant Melanoma

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2443. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.285846
JAMA Revisited

Landmarks in Simple Pleural Effusions

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2444. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279594
JAMA Patient Page

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2452. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.3122
Comment & Response

Number of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Doses and Condyloma

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2439. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5009

Number of Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Doses and Condyloma—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2439-2440. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5012

Home-Based Exercise and Hip Fracture Rehabilitation

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2440. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5170

Home-Based Exercise and Hip Fracture Rehabilitation—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2440-2441. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5173

Withdrawal of Personal Genome Service

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2441. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5570

Withdrawal of Personal Genome Service—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2441-2442. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.5584

Error in Quote

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2442. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6178

Incorrect Painting Title and Omission of Copyright Information

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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2442. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.6706
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JAMA. 2014;311(23):2359-2360. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279557