This study uses risk scores from 2 studies to assess their accuracy in predicting cardiovascular events among patients with stable coronary heart disease.
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.
This meta-analysis of randomized trials examines the effects of plant-based therapies, including phytoestrogens and medicinal herbs, on symptoms of menopause.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
This Viewpoint discusses the fragmented nature of the current US federal health system and proposes approaches for achieving a more integrated and efficient system.
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.
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.
This Medical News feature explores the trend of physicians sharing their medical notes with patients via online portals.
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