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June 21, 2016, Vol 315, No. 23, Pages 2493-2636

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2493-2495. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14318
Viewpoint

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Transforming the Health Care Response to Intimate Partner ViolenceAddressing “Wicked Problems”

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2517-2518. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4837

This Viewpoint discusses Kaiser Permanente’s systems model approach to addressing intimate partner violence using patient messaging, electronic health records, quality improvement, and implementation science.

Blood-Based Screening for Colon CancerA Disruptive Innovation or Simply a Disruption?

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2519-2520. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7914

This Viewpoint discusses the basis for the FDA’s 2016 approval of the blood-based septin 9 gene (SEPT9) assay as a screening test for colon cancer and concerns about its accuracy and use in clinical practice.

Toward an Integrated Federal Health System

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2521-2522. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4641

This Viewpoint discusses the fragmented nature of the current US federal health system and proposes approaches for achieving a more integrated and efficient system.

A Piece of My Mind

Osler in Jail

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2523-2524. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1823
Editorial

Using Aptamer-Based Technology to Probe the Plasma Proteome for Cardiovascular Disease Prediction

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2525-2526. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6110

Changing Dietary Habits and Improving the Healthiness of Diets in the United States

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2527-2529. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7636

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer ScreeningNew Recommendations and New Challenges

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2529-2531. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7990
Original Investigation

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Development and Validation of a Protein-Based Risk Score for Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Patients With Stable Coronary Heart Disease

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2532-2541. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5951

This study uses risk scores from 2 studies to assess their accuracy in predicting cardiovascular events among patients with stable coronary heart disease.

Dietary Intake Among US Adults, 1999-2012

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2542-2553. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7491

This nutritional epidemiology study uses National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data to assess trends in overall diet quality and in dietary components in US adults aged 20 years or older between 1999-2000 and 2011-2012.

Use of Plant-Based Therapies and Menopausal SymptomsA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2554-2563. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8012

This meta-analysis of randomized trials examines the effects of plant-based therapies, including phytoestrogens and medicinal herbs, on symptoms of menopause.

US Preventive Services Task Force

Recommendation Statement

Screening for Colorectal CancerUS Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2564-2575. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5989

This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for colorectal cancer starting at age 50 years and continuing until age 75 years (A recommendation) and recommends that for adults aged 76 to 85 years the decision to screen for colorectal cancer should be an individual one that takes into account the patient’s overall health and prior screening history (C recommendation).

Evidence Report

Screening for Colorectal CancerUpdated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2576-2594. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.3332

This systematic review to support the 2016 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for colorectal cancer summarizes published evidence about the effectiveness of routine screening, accuracy of screening tests and strategies, and potential screening harms.

Modeling Study

Estimation of Benefits, Burden, and Harms of Colorectal Cancer Screening StrategiesModeling Study for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2595-2609. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6828

This modeling study uses 3 microsimulation models of a hypothetical cohort to model the benefits, burden, and harms of colorectal cancer screening strategies to inform the 2016 update of US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.

From the JAMA Network

Reducing Childhood Tobacco Smoke Exposure

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2610-2611. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6751

This commentary discusses a meta-analysis published in JAMA Pediatrics that examined the effectiveness of interventions delivered by professionals who provide routine child health care in reducing children’s exposure to tobacco smoke.

JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters vs Peripheral Cannulas for Delivering Parenteral Nutrition in Neonates

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2612-2613. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7020

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review of clinical trials comparing the efficacy and safety of peripherally inserted central catheters vs peripheral cannulas for delivering parenteral nutrition in neonates.

Research Letter

Changes in Insurance Coverage Among Hospitalized Nonelderly Adults After Medicaid Expansion in Michigan

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2617-2618. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6303

This study uses Michigan Inpatient Database data to describe proportions of insured and uninsured, nonelderly patients hospitalized in Michigan before and after Medicaid expansion in 2014.

Medical News & Perspectives

Patient Access to Physician Notes Is Gaining Momentum

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2510-2511. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5575

This Medical News feature explores the trend of physicians sharing their medical notes with patients via online portals.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

New Fluoroquinolone Warning

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2514. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7290

Olanzapine Linked With Potentially Fatal Skin Reaction

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2514. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7382

Antipsychotic Drug May Cause Impulse-Control Problems

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2514. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7384
Global Health

Switch From Trivalent to Bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2513. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6686

Reducing Malaria Parasite Load in Donated Blood

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2513. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7503

Focus on HIV in West and Central African Countries

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2513. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7505

Female Genital Mutilation Continues in Guinea

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2513. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7508
JAMA Infographic

Visualizing Health Policy

A Snapshot of Cancer Spending and Outcomes

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2512. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7250
Comment & Response

Diet and Exercise for Obese Patients With Heart Failure

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2618-2619. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.2915

Diet and Exercise for Obese Patients With Heart Failure—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2619-2620. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.2924

Stem Cell Transplantation for Refractory Crohn Disease

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2620. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4030

Stem Cell Transplantation for Refractory Crohn Disease—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2620-2621. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4033

Lung Volume Reduction Coils for Severe Emphysema

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2621. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.3483

Lung Volume Reduction Coils for Severe Emphysema—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2621-2622. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.3486

Drug-Drug Interactions in Treatment Using Azole Antifungal Agents

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2622. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.3820

Drug-Drug Interactions in Treatment Using Azole Antifungal Agents—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2622-2623. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.3826

Roles of Academic and Public Health Systems in Advancing Population Health

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2623. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4186

Roles of Academic and Public Health Systems in Advancing Population Health—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2623-2624. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4189
Correction

Error in Reported Data for Dense Breast Notifications

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2624. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6772

Incorrect Wording in Results Section and Data in Tables 3 and 4

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2624. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7407
The Art of JAMA

TaïmyrVictor Vasarely

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2502-2503. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14320
Poetry and Medicine

Neighborhood Playground

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2625. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1267
JAMA Revisited
JAMA Patient Page

Screening for Colorectal Cancer

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2635. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7569

Screening Tests for Colorectal Cancer

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JAMA. 2016;315(23):2636. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7616
JAMA Masthead

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