This randomized clinical trial compares the effectiveness and safety of bilateral endobronchial coil treatment vs usual care for improving exercise tolerance among patients with emphysema and severe lung hyperinflation.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of early vs delayed initiation of renal replacement therapy on 90-day all-cause mortality among critically ill patients with AKI.
This cohort study investigates the association between urinary sodium excretion and heart failure, myocardial infarction, and stroke in patients with chronic kidney disease.
This population epidemiology study uses Canadian national health care and census data to estimate changes in overweight/obesity and diabetes prevalence by neighborhood walkability index between 2001 and 2012.
This pharmacoepidemiology study uses national Canadian electronic medical record data to describe treatment indications for antidepressants and temporal trends in antidepressant prescribing for depression in Quebec, Canada, from 2006 through 2015.
This Viewpoint describes approaches taken by the Los Angeles Department of Health Services to reduce clinical practice variaton across the system.
This Viewpoint proposes health care delivery and infrastructure reforms that would strengthen the US treatment system for opioid use disorders.
In this Viewpoint, Medicare administrators describe the intended role and proper use of its Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey as a measure of patients' hospital-based experience.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery’s 2014 clinical practice guideline on diagnosis and management of tinnitus.
A 50-year old man receiving total parenteral nutrition presented with a desquamating rash on his face, scalp, inguinal region, and perineum as well as diffuse alopecia of the face, scalp, axillae, and groin. What would you do next?
A 71-year-old woman with recent fatigue and night sweats but no family history of blood disorders tested with an elevated hemoglobin level and a low-normal erythropoietin level. How do you interpret the test results?
This Medical News feature looks at why an increasing number of women with breast cancer are choosing contralateral prophylactic mastectomy, as well as approaches to improve the decision-making process for women considering their surgical options.
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