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December 24/31, 2014, Vol 312, No. 24, Pages 2589-2698

In This Issue of JAMA


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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2589-2591. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279907
Original Investigation

Effect of Depth and Duration of Cooling on Deaths in the NICU Among Neonates With Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2629-2639. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16058

Shankaran and coauthors determine if longer duration cooling (120 hours), deeper cooling (32.0°C), or both is superior to cooling to 33.5°C for 72 hours in neonates who are full-term with moderate or severe hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).

Effect of an Enhanced Medical Home on Serious Illness and Cost of Care Among High-Risk Children With Chronic Illness: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2640-2648. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16419

This randomized clinical trial reports that among high-risk children with chronic illness, an enhanced medical home that provided comprehensive care to promote prompt effective care reduced serious illnesses and costs compared with the provision of usual care.

Effect of Maternal Multiple Micronutrient vs Iron–Folic Acid Supplementation on Infant Mortality and Adverse Birth Outcomes in Rural Bangladesh: The JiVitA-3 Randomized Trial

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2649-2658. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16819

This randomized trial reports that antenatal multiple micronutrient compared with iron–folic acid supplementation did not reduce infant mortality to age 6 months but resulted in a non–statistically significant reduction in stillbirths and significant reductions in preterm births and low birth weight.

Cause-Specific Risk of Hospital Admission Related to Extreme Heat in Older Adults

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2659-2667. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15715

In this time series analysis of hospital admissions among older adults during extreme heat events matched to non–heat wave periods, periods of extreme heat were associated with increased risk of hospitalization but the absolute risk increase was small and of uncertain clinical importance.

Research Letter

Eligibility for and Prescription of Urate-Lowering Treatment in Patients With Incident Gout in England

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2684-2686. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14484

Who Determines Physician Effectiveness?

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2613-2614. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13304

This Viewpoint discusses the benefit to both patients and physicians of implementing patient-centered approaches to care.

Quality Measures and Sociodemographic Risk Factors: To Adjust or Not to Adjust

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2615-2616. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15372

Designing Smarter Pay-for-Performance Programs

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2617-2618. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15398

This Viewpoint discusses options for developing more effective pay-for-performance programs.

Modern Drug Development: Which Patients Should Come First?

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2619-2620. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15221

This Viewpoint discusses the implications of evaluating novel agents in early, rather than advanced, disease states.

A Piece of My Mind

Trust Worthy

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2621-2622. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10438

Depth and Duration of Cooling for Perinatal Asphyxial Encephalopathy

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2623-2624. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15959

This Editorial encourages continuing efforts to improve the efficacy of treatment for perinatal asphyxial encephalopathy.

Patient-Centered Medical Home for High-Risk Children With Chronic Illness

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2625-2626. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16514

2015 Theme Issue on Trauma Associated With Violence and Human Rights Abuses: Call for Papers

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2627-2628. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16413

Metformin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2668-2675. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15298

This systematic review reports that available evidence supports cautious expansion of metformin use in patients with mild to moderate chronic kidney disease.

From the JAMA Network

Patient Satisfaction and Quality of Life in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2676-2677. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12494
JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2678-2679. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12839

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis discusses whether antibiotics are associated with improved outcomes in patients with acute bronchitis.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Parathyroid Hormone in the Evaluation of Hypercalcemia

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2680-2681. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.9195
Medical News & Perspectives

Ebola Perspectives From Opposite Sides of the Globe

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2605-2606. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.13382
The JAMA Forum

Transparency in Action: “The Imperfect Is Our Paradise”

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2607. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14752
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccinated Populations Can Get Flu

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2610. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16349

Legionnaires Disease Linked With Poverty and Certain Occupations

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2610. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16353
Clinical Trials Update

TB Regimens: Less Is Not More

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2609. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15967

No Difference in Weight Regain From Fast or Slow Diet

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2609. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16824
Health Agencies Update

Changes in Store for the Department of Veterans Affairs

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2608. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16777

New Effort Hopes to Boost Mental Health Research

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2608. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17031

Unique Mice May Help Reveal Human Response to Chemical Exposure

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2608. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17033
The Art of JAMA

Oxen and Logging Wagon (1): Maud Lewis

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2596-2597. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279909
Poetry and Medicine


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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2690. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.8632
JAMA Revisited

Winter Sports and Health

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2691. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279916
JAMA Patient Page


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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2698. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.281
Comment & Response

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Kenya

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2686-2687. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15021

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Kenya—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2687. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15024

Energy Intake and Weight Loss

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2687-2688. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15513

Calorie Labeling on Menus and Menu Boards

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2688-2689. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15075

Energy Intake and Weight Loss—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2688. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15516

Calorie Labeling on Menus and Menu Boards—Reply

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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2689. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.15078
JAMA Masthead


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JAMA. 2014;312(24):2593-2594. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.279908