This cluster randomized clinical trial compares the effects of behavioral interventions on rates of inappropriate (not guideline-concordant) antibiotic prescribing during ambulatory visits for acute respiratory tract infections.
This randomized trial assesses the efficacy of a structured, task-oriented motor training program vs usual and customary occupational therapy for patients with stroke with upper extremity motor deficits.
This cross-sectional study compares mortality and readmission rates for acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and pnemonia among older men treated at VA and non-VA hospitals in urban metropolitan statistical areas.
This population epidemiology study uses US National Vital Statistics System and WHO Mortality Database data to estimate differences in life expectancy between the United States and other high-income countries attributable to injury.
This Viewpoint discusses the opportunities and ethical implications of using machine learning technologies, which can rapidly collect and learn from large amounts of personal data, to provide individalized patient care.
This Viewpoint explains reasons that increased access to hearing aid technology is needed and proposes policy changes that would make such changes possible.
This Viewpoint discusses the values of teaching genetics in the first year of medical school.
This systematic review characterizes associations between 3 aspects of antibiotic therapy (optimal time to antibiotic initiation, initial antibiotic selection, and criteria for the transition from intravenous to oral therapy) and short-term mortality in adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia.
This commentary discusses a mixed-methods analysis published in JAMA Pediatrics that investigated why attending physicians and advanced practice clinicians work while sick.
A 76-year-old man recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and a history of hypertension requested assistance with managing his type 2 diabetes. His fingerstick blood glucose diary showed consistent recordings of greater than 350 mg/dL and his hemoglobin level was 13.3 g/dL. How do you interpret these test results?
This Medical News & Perspectives article discusses advances in gene editing and the ethical and societal considerations raised by clinical application of these technologies.