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June 28, 2016, Vol 315, No. 24, Pages 2643-2746

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2643-2645. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14331
Original Investigation

Intensive vs Standard Blood Pressure Control and Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes in Adults Aged ≥75 Years: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2673-2682. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7050

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effects of intensive (<120 mm Hg) systolic blood pressure targets compared with standard (<140 mm Hg) systolic blood pressure targets in patients aged 75 years or older.

Effect of Escitalopram on All-Cause Mortality and Hospitalization in Patients With Heart Failure and Depression: The MOOD-HF Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2683-2693. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7635

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of escitalopram with placebo on death and hospitalization among patients with chronic systolic heart failure and depression.

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Standardized Rehabilitation and Hospital Length of Stay Among Patients With Acute Respiratory Failure: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2694-2702. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7201

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of physical rehabilitation vs usual care on length of stay of ICU patients with acute respiratory failure.

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Effect of a Primary Care Management Intervention on Mental Health–Related Quality of Life Among Survivors of Sepsis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2703-2711. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7207

This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of a primary care–based management intervention vs usual care on mental health–related quality of life among patients surviving sepsis in the critical care setting.

Research Letter

Sharing of Data From Industry-Funded Registered Clinical Trials

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2729-2730. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6310

This study describes the proportion of trials registered at ClinicalTrials.gov and sponsored by 4 pharmaceutical companies included on the Clinical Study Data Request website, where researchers can request access to anonymized patient-level data.

Viewpoint

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Prostate Cancer: Novelty or Innovation?

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2659-2660. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5002

This Viewpoint describes the rapid spread of use of high-intensity focused ultrasound ablation as a treatment for prostate cancer and calls for establishment of a registry to better assess the efficacy and safety of this approach.

A Yellow Fever Epidemic: A New Global Health Emergency?

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2661-2662. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6606

This Viewpoint discusses the yellow fever epidemic in Angola as well as in China, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kenya due to cases arising from infected travelers from Angola.

Population Health Case Reports: From Clinic to Community

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2663-2664. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4932

This Viepoint describes collaborations between health care organizations and public health departments or community agencies described in articles submitted to the National Academy of Medicine for their Collaborative on Bridging Public Health, Health Care, and Community.

Medicare’s Vision for Advanced Primary Care: New Directions for Care Delivery and Payment

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2665-2666. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4472

This Viewpoint discusses alternative payment models that reward value and quality, focusing on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model for advanced primary care medical homes.

A Piece of My Mind

The Hunger Games

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2667-2668. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.2060
Editorial

SPRINT Results in Older Patients: How Low to Go?

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2669-2670. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7070

The Challenging Task of Improving the Recovery of ICU Survivors

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2671-2672. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7211
Review

Persistent Diarrhea: A Clinical Review

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2712-2723. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7833

This Narrative Review summarizes published evidence about the epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and management of persistent diarrhea.

From the JAMA Network

Navigating the Dermatological Drug Cost Curve

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2724-2725. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.3851

This commentary discusses a survey study published in JAMA Dermatology that described the changes in the prices of commonly prescribed dermatologic drugs at national chain pharmacies over a 6-year period.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Urinalysis in the Evaluation of Hematuria

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2726-2727. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5050

A 65-year-old man with hypertension had trace blood on a routinely performed dipstick urinalysis.What would you do next?

Medical News & Perspectives

Study Links Periodontal Disease Bacteria to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2653-2654. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6295

This Medical News story discusses research that identifies a positive association between oral microbiome dysbiosis and pancreatic cancer.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HCV Testing in the Cherokee Nation

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2657. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7757

Indian Health Service Faces Hurdles as More HCV Cases Emerge

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2657. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7772
Clinical Trials Update

Single Dose of Cholera Vaccine Provides Short-term Protection

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2656. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7253

Smoking Cessation Drugs Pose Little Neuropsychiatric Risk

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2656. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7814

Brain Training Does Not Improve Academic Outcomes in Kids

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2656. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7816
Health Agencies Update

New Resources for Pediatric Palliative Care

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2655. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7255

CMS Updates Health Care Facility Fire Safety Regulations

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2655. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7898

HHS Announces Medical Bill Redesign Competition

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2655. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7900

HHS Awards Funds for Health Center Renovation and Expansion

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2655. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7902
The Art of JAMA

The Bright Side: Winslow Homer

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2650-2651. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14333
Poetry and Medicine

We only have our body

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2737. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.2000
JAMA Revisited

The Centennial of the Stethoscope

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2738. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17091
JAMA Patient Page

Generic Drugs

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2746. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.3990
Comment & Response

Prenatal Vitamin D and Offspring Wheezing

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2730. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4108

Characteristics of Patients Dying With Cancer in Developed Countries

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2731-2732. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4036

Prenatal Vitamin D and Offspring Wheezing

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2731. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4111

Prenatal Vitamin D and Offspring Wheezing—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2731. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4121

Characteristics of Patients Dying With Cancer in Developed Countries—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2732. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4042

Measuring and Improving Quality

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2733. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4613

Measuring and Improving Quality—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2733-2734. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4616

Office Visits Prior to Screening Colonoscopy

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2734. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4289

Office Visits Prior to Screening Colonoscopy—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2734-2735. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4298

Costs of Contraceptive Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2735. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4757

Costs of Contraceptive Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2735-2736. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4763
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2647-2648. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14332
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