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November 17, 2015, Vol 314, No. 19, Pages 1999-2096

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):1999-2001. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12089
Viewpoint

Antimicrobials at the End of LifeAn Opportunity to Improve Palliative Care and Infection Management

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2017-2018. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13080

This Viewpoint discusses the risks and benefits of antimicrobial use, an approach to decision making in prescribing antimicrobials, and the next steps in improving infection management for patients at the end of life.

Children With Mental Disorders Who Receive Disability BenefitsA Report From the IOM

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2019-2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12445

This Viewpoint discusses the numbers of children living in poverty and receiving benefits for mental disabilities and potential considerations for improvement of the Supplemental Security Income program for children with mental disorders.

Evidence-Based Clinical Prevention in the Era of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care ActThe Role of the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2021-2022. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13154

This Viewpoint clarifies US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations as they apply to insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Long-Acting Opioids for Treating Neonatal Abstinence SyndromeA High Price for a Short Stay?

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2023-2024. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13537

This Viewpoint discusses the need for well-defined strategies to prevent neonatal abstinence syndrome.

A Piece of My Mind

Ditch the Scale

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2025-2026. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.5916
Editorial

Individual Benefit vs Societal Effect of Antibiotic Prescribing for Preschool Children With Recurrent Wheeze

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2027-2029. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14953

Appropriate Use Criteria for Coronary Revascularization and the Learning Health SystemA Good Start

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2029-2031. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15436

The Pendulum of Prostate Cancer Screening

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2031-2033. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13775
Original Investigation

Early Administration of Azithromycin and Prevention of Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Illnesses in Preschool Children With a History of Such IllnessesA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2034-2044. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13896

This randomized trial evaluates if early administration of azithromycin, started prior to the onset of severe lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI) symptoms, in preschool children with recurrent severe LRTIs can prevent the progression of these episodes.

Appropriate Use Criteria for Coronary Revascularization and Trends in Utilization, Patient Selection, and Appropriateness of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2045-2053. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13764

This analysis of data from the NCDR CathPCI registry reports that hospital volumes of nonacute percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), and proportions of PCI classified as inappropriate, have decreased since publication of the Appropriate Use Criteria for Coronary Revascularization.

Prostate Cancer Incidence and PSA Testing Patterns in Relation to USPSTF Screening Recommendations

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2054-2061. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14905

This ecologic study examines changes in prostate cancer incidence and PSA screening rate among men 50 years and older in relation to US Preventive Services Task Force screening recommendations using registry and survey data.

Comparative Risk of Anaphylactic Reactions Associated With Intravenous Iron Products

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2062-2068. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15572

This retrospective investigation of Medicare claims data compared the risk of anaphylaxis among intravenous iron products.

From the JAMA Network

Doing Less Is Sometimes Enough

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2069-2070. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12946

This commentary discusses a retrospective review of Pediatric Health Information System data recently published in JAMA Pediatrics that compared use of ultrasound and computed tomography among children with appendicitis.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Gradually Worsening Tattoo Lesion

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2071-2072. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.10066

A 37-year-old woman presented with worsening swelling and itching in the red ink area of a recent tattoo. There was no abnormality over the black ink area. She had a white blood cell count of 10 000 cells/µL, normal hemoglobin level, and normal platelet count.What would you do next?

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Evaluating an Elevated Screening PSA Test

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2073-2074. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12614

A 59-year-old white man was found to have an enlarged prostate without nodules after undergoing a digital rectal examination. He had no family history of prostate cancer. His prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels slowly increased over the past dacade. How do you interpret the results of his PSA history?

Research Letter

Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening After 2012 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2077-2079. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.7273

This observational study examines prostate-specific antigen screening data from the National Health Interview Survey from 2000-2013 to determine the prevalence and determinants of screening before and after the 2012 US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations against such screening.

A Randomized Trial of Cardiovascular Responses to Energy Drink Consumption in Healthy Adults

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2079-2082. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13744

This randomized clinical trial of young healthy volunteers assessed the association between energy drink consumption and cardiovascular responses.

Comment & Response

Predicted vs Observed Clinical Event Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2082. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12916

Predicted vs Observed Clinical Event Risk for Cardiovascular Disease—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2082-2083. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12931

Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol Concentrations

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2083-2084. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12595

Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol Concentrations—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2084-2085. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12604

Needle Exchange Programs for HIV Outbreaks

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2085. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12672

Needle Exchange Programs for HIV Outbreaks—Reply

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2085-2086. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12675
Correction

Incorrect Affiliation

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2086. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14004

Incorrect Labels in Figure 2 Key

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2086. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14343
Medical News & Perspectives

Twitter Streams Fuel Big Data Approaches to Health Forecasting

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2010-2012. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12836

This Medical News and Perspective piece discusses more recent approaches and challenges in health forecasting using Twitter data streams.

Global Health

Mexico Says Adios to Onchocerciasis

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2014. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14869

Novel Genetic Variant Confers Protection Against Malaria

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2014. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15324

WHO Updates HIV Treatment and Prevention Guideline

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2014. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15326

Filtered Sunlight Effectively Treats Jaundice

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2014. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15328
News From the Food and Drug Administration

Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2015. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15195

Expanded Use of Brain Cancer Device

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2015. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15447

Fast Detection of Central Nervous System Infections

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2015. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15449
JAMA Infographic

Visualizing Health Policy

Experiences and Attitudes of Primary Care Practitioners After the ACA

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2013. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13799
The Art of JAMA

Columbarium Architecture (Museum of Disappearing Buildings)Alexander Brodsky and Ilya Utkin

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2006-2007. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12091
Poetry and Medicine

Time and Chance

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2087. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6417
JAMA Revisited

Women Physicians and the War

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2088. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12098
JAMA Patient Page

Prostate Cancer Screening

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2096. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15295
JAMA Masthead

JAMA

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JAMA. 2015;314(19):2003-2004. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.12090
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