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January 27, 2015, Vol 313, No. 4, Pages 329-432

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):329-331. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11539
Viewpoint

Scientific Discovery and the Future of Medicine

Digital Medical Tools and Sensors

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):353-354. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17125

In this Viewpoint, Eric Topol and colleagues discuss the effect that mobile devices as biomedical sensors could have on health care.

Sharing and Reporting the Results of Clinical Trials

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):355-356. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10716

This Viewpoint advocates initiating greater transparency in reporting results of clinical trials as a responsibility that will benefit the health of many.

Focusing to Achieve a World Without AIDS

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):357-358. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17454

This Viewpoint discusses essential steps to attaining a world without AIDS.

Maximizing Antiretroviral Therapy in Developing CountriesThe Dual Challenge of Efficiency and Quality

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):359-360. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16376

This Viewpoint discusses the need for improvement in both efficiency and quality of antiretroviral therapy programs in developing countries.

A Piece of My Mind

What I Learned About Adverse Events From Captain SullyIt’s Not What You Think

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):361-362. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16025
Editorial

Protocolized Sedation in Critically Ill Children

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):363-364. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.1

Daily Chlorhexidine Bathing for Critically Ill PatientsA Note of Caution

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):365-366. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.18482

MR/Ultrasound Fusion–Guided Biopsy in Prostate CancerWhat Is the Evidentiary Standard?

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):367-368. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17943
Original Investigation

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Chlorhexidine Bathing and Health Care–Associated InfectionsA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):369-378. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.18400

A cluster-randomized crossover trial found that daily bathing of patients in intensive care units with chlorhexidine did not reduce the incidence of health care–associated infections.

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Protocolized Sedation vs Usual Care in Pediatric Patients Mechanically Ventilated for Acute Respiratory FailureA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):379-389. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.18399

This cluster randomized trial found that among children undergoing mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory failure, use of a nurse-implemented, goal-directed sedation protocol did not reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation compared with usual care.

Comparison of MR/Ultrasound Fusion–Guided Biopsy With Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):390-397. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17942

This cohort study reports that targeted magnetic resonance/ultrasound fusion biopsy, compared with standard extended-sextant ultrasound-guided biopsy, was associated with increased detection of high-risk prostate cancer and decreased detection of low-risk prostate cancer among men undergoing biopsy for suspected prostate cancer.

Review

Diagnosis and Treatment of Clostridium difficile in AdultsA Systematic Review

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):398-408. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17103

This systematic review summarizes the diagnostic approaches for Clostridium difficile infection and evaluates which therapeutic approaches should be used.

JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods

Decision Curve Analysis

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):409-410. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.37

This Guide to Statistics and Methods describes how a decision curve analysis can be used to evaluate the benefits of a diagnostic test, such as 3 prostate biopsy strategies.

From the JAMA Network

Nonleg Venous Thrombosis in Critically Ill Adults

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):411-412. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12496
From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Antiviral Drugs for Seasonal Influenza 2014-2015

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):413-414. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.18380

This article reviews the antiviral drugs available to treat influenza this season—including oseltamivir and zanamivir—as well as their indications and possible adverse effects.

Research Letter

Moral Concerns and the Willingness to Donate to a Research Biobank

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):417-419. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16363
Comment & Response

Heterogeneity in Meta-analysis of FDG-PET Studies to Diagnose Lung Cancer

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):419. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16482

Heterogeneity in Meta-analysis of FDG-PET Studies to Diagnose Lung Cancer—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):419-420. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16485

Diagnosing Endocarditis in Patients With Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):420. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16951

Diagnosing Endocarditis in Patients With Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):420-421. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.16954

Ethical Testing of Experimental Ebola Treatments

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):421. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17256

Ethical Testing of Experimental Ebola Treatments

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):421-422. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17259

Ethical Testing of Experimental Ebola Treatments—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):422. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17262
Correction

Incorrect Footnote Order

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):422. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17542

Revised Wording

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):422. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.18190
Medical News & Perspectives

Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MDReady to Become Editor in Chief of the New JAMA Oncology

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):343-344. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17361
The JAMA Forum

Hospital Consolidation Isn’t the Key to Lowering Costs and Raising Quality

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):345. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17412
Clinical Trials Update

Short Therapy Reduces Depression in Family Caregivers of Patients With Dementia

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):347. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17991

Hyperkalemia Controlled With 2 Novel Medications

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):347. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.18441
Health Agencies Update

New Kidney Allocation System

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):346. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17574

New Modeling Software Evaluates Coronary Artery Blood Flow

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):346. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.18424

Proposal Seeks to Enhance Availability of Clinical Trial Results

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):346. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.18426
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Upswing in Skin Cancer Costs

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):348. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17596

Avoiding Diabetes Self-management

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):348. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.17597
The Art of JAMA

Man in Armour Holding a PikeJan van Bijlert

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):336-337. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11541
Poetry and Medicine

Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):425. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.8628
JAMA Revisited

The Architecture of Viruses

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):426. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11548
JAMA Patient Page

Babies With Low Birth Weight

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):432. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.3698
JAMA Masthead

JAMA

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JAMA. 2015;313(4):333-334. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11540
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