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June 9, 2015, Vol 313, No. 22, Pages 2199-2296 | Americans with Disabilities Act

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2199-2201. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11791
Viewpoint

The ADA and the Supreme CourtA Mixed Record

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2217-2218. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4268

This Viewpoint discusses the history of the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Impaired Physicians and the ADA

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2219-2220. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4602

Innovations of the Americans With Disabilities ActConfronting Disability Discrimination in Employment

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2221-2222. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3417

This Viewpoint discusses the history and innovations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Promise of the Americans With Disabilities Act for People With Mental Illness

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2223-2224. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4015

This Viewpoint discusses the obstacles that America must overcome to achieve the ADA’s vision of opportunity and community inclusion for individuals with mental illness.

Why the Americans With Disabilities Act Matters for Genetics

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2225-2226. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3419

The ADA, Disability, and Identity

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2227-2228. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4936

This Viewpoint describes how the Americans with Disabilities Act has shifted the definition of disability, taking a broad approach to the protection and integration of persons with disabilities in US society.

A Piece of My Mind

Assuming the Worst

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2229-2230. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.2948
Editorial

The Americans With Disabilities Act at 25The Highest Expression of American Values

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2231-2235. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6405
Original Investigation

Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury in the United States, 1993-2012

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2236-2243. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6250

This population-based study using Nationwide Inpatient Sample data reports that the incidence rate of acute traumatic spinal cord injury in the United States remained relatively stable from 1993 to 2012 but, reflecting an increasing population, the total number of cases increased.

Intuitive Control of a Powered Prosthetic Leg During AmbulationA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2244-2252. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4527

This randomized crossover clinical trial reports preliminary data on the effect of including electromyographic data and historical information from prior gait strides in a real-time control system for a powered prosthetic leg during ambulation.

Association of MCAT Scores Obtained With Standard vs Extra Administration Time With Medical School Admission, Medical Student Performance, and Time to Graduation

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2253-2262. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5511

This cohort study among US medical schools investigates the effects of extra MCAT test administration time on acceptance rates, graduation rates, and pass rates on the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step examinations.

Review

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseA Systematic Review

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2263-2273. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5370

This review article assesses data on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and highlights the importance of early identification of patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, which may help improve patient outcomes through treatment intervention, including transplantation for those with decompensated cirrhosis.

From the JAMA Network

Insulin Dosing in Pediatric Diabetic KetoacidosisWhere to Start?

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2274-2275. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.135
JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs for Treatment of Acute Gout

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2276-2277. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.1881

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a recent Cochrane review comparing NSAIDs and other therapies for reducing pain and adverse effects associated with acute gout.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Pulmonary Function Tests for Diagnosing Lung Disease

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2278-2279. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4466

This article analyzes the use of pulmonary function tests for diagnosing lung disease.

Research Letter

Acute Gastroenteritis Hospitalizations Among US Children Following Implementation of the Rotavirus Vaccine

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2282-2284. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5571

This retrospective observational study found that following implementation of rotavirus vaccination in 2006, all-cause acute gastroenteritis hospitalization rates among US children younger than 5 years declined by in each of the postvaccine years from 2008-2012.

Comment & Response

Varenicline for Smoking Reduction Prior to Cessation

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2284-2285. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4972

Varenicline for Smoking Reduction Prior to Cessation

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2285. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4978

Varenicline for Smoking Reduction Prior to Cessation—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2285-2286. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4981

Chronic Care Management for Medicare Patients

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2286. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4975

Chronic Care Management for Medicare Patients—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2286-2287. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4984
Correction

Incorrect Data for Absolute Rates of Adverse Effects

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2287. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.3722

Incorrect Outcomes Data

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2287. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.4817

Incorrect Description for Basis of Household Income

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2287. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5541
Medical News & Perspectives

Advanced Prosthetics Provide More Functional Limbs

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2209-2211. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5144
The JAMA Forum

The “Doc Fix” Is Over, But Unresolved Concerns Linger

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2211-2212. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5350
Capitol Health Call

Television Ads for e-Cigarettes Should Cease

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2213. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5376

Senate Panel Forms Working Group on Electronic Health Records

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2213. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5988

GAO Study Examines Advance Directives

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2213. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5990

Senators Concerned Over Delays in FDA Recommendations About Eating Seafood During Pregnancy

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2213. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5992
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Microneedle Measles Patch Could Boost Global Immunization Coverage

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2214. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5715

Ebola Hinders Polio Surveillance

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2214. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5717
The Art of JAMA

AL 3László Moholy-Nagy

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2206-2207. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11793
Poetry and Medicine

Mind

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2288. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5722
JAMA Revisited

The Employment and Placement of Handicapped Persons in Industry

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2289. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11800
JAMA Patient Page

The Americans With Disabilities Act

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2296. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6296
JAMA Masthead

JAMA

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JAMA. 2015;313(22):2203-2204. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11792
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