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.
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.
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.
This nutritional epidemiology study compares salt and sodium intake in China in 2000 and in 2009-2012.
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.
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.
This Viewpoint discusses the barriers women realizing full benefits of the Affordable Care Act’s no co-pay contraceptive coverage guarantee.
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.
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.
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?
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.