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February 16, 2016, Vol 315, No. 7, Pages 631-718

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):631-633. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14110
Original Investigation

In-Hospital Outcomes and Costs Among Patients Hospitalized During a Return Visit to the Emergency Department

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):663-671. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0649

This cohort study uses Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project data to compare mortality and health services use among patients hospitalized during an initial emergency department (ED) visit vs those discharged from the ED and hospitalized during a second unscheduled visit.

Association Between Interstitial Lung Abnormalities and All-Cause Mortality

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):672-681. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0518

This study uses data from 4 population cohorts of people with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to investigate associations between interstitial lung abnormalities (identified by computed tomography) and all-cause mortality.

Screening Yield of HIV Antigen/Antibody Combination and Pooled HIV RNA Testing for Acute HIV Infection in a High-Prevalence Population

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):682-690. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0286

This study compares the ability of an HIV antigen/antibody combination assay to detect acute HIV infection vs pooled HIV RNA testing in patients with a negative result for the rapid HIV test.

Research Letter

Salt and Sodium Intake in China

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):703-705. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15816

This nutritional epidemiology study compares salt and sodium intake in China in 2000 and in 2009-2012.

Special Communication

USPSTF Recommendation Statement

Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young Children: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):691-696. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0018

This Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force concludes that current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children aged 18 to 30 months for whom no concerns of ASD have been raised by their parents or a clinician.

Viewpoint

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Integrating Predictive Analytics Into High-Value Care: The Dawn of Precision Delivery

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):651-652. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.19417

This Viewpoint discusses the use of electronic health record “big data” to integrate predictive analytics into clinical practice and future directions for using predictive analytics to achieve high-value health care.

Addressing Challenges to Implementation of the Contraceptive Coverage Guarantee of the Affordable Care Act

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):653-654. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0204

This Viewpoint discusses the barriers women realizing full benefits of the Affordable Care Act’s no co-pay contraceptive coverage guarantee.

Aspirations and Strategies for Public Health

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):655-656. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0198

This Viewpoint discusses aspirations and strategies for public health that can help shape the resolve toward public health achievement in the remainder of the 21st century.

A Piece of My Mind

The Unreasonable Patient

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):657-658. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17059
Editorial

Ensuring the Quality of Quality Metrics for Emergency Care

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):659-660. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.19484

Embrace the Complexity: The US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation on Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):661-662. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0051
JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):697-698. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17545

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF’s) 2015 guideline on screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Hyperpigmented Reticulated Patch in an Older Man

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):699-700. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17693

A 67-year-old man receiving rituximab for membranous nephropathy presented with volume overload and a hyperpigmented, gray-brown patch on his mid and lower back. He reported long-term use of a heating pad for chronic back pain but denied experiencing burns or thermal trauma. What would you do next?

Medical News & Perspectives

Despite Potential Health Benefits of Maternity Leave, US Lags Behind Other Industrialized Countries

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):643-645. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.18609

This Medical News & Perspectives article reports on maternity leave in the United States compared with other industrialized countries and how these practices affect the health of new mothers and their infants.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

Blood Donor Ban Is Eliminated

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):648. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0467

Strengthening Surgical Mesh Safety

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):648. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0617

New Option for Gout

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):648. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0622
The JAMA Forum

If You Can’t Measure Performance, Can You Improve It?

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):645-646. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0767
Global Health

Controlling Scabies Through Mass Drug Administration

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):647. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0251

Clinical Sequelae of Ebola

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):647. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0606

Sustainable Development Goals Launched

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):647. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0608
The Art of JAMA

Waiting Room: Philip Evergood

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):640-641. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14112
Poetry and Medicine

Sunset

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):708. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.12891
JAMA Revisited

Cancer of the Breast: Figures Which Show That Education Can Increase the Number of Cures

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):709. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17074
JAMA Patient Page

Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):718. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0930
Comment & Response

US Trends for Diabetes Prevalence Among Adults

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):705. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.16455

US Trends for Diabetes Prevalence Among Adults—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):705-706. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.16473

Pharmacy Expenditures for Children With Serious Chronic Illness

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):706. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.16978

Pharmacy Expenditures for Children With Serious Chronic Illness—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):706-707. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.16981
Correction

Inaccurate Service Description

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):707. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0054

Incorrect Minor Allele Frequency

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):707. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0061

Error in Flow Diagram Randomization Boxes

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):707. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0428
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2016;315(7):635-636. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14111
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