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February 23, 2016, Vol 315, No. 8, Pages 723-832

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):723-725. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14123
Viewpoint

New Strategies for Effective Therapeutics in Critically Ill Patients

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):747-748. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0661

This Viewpoint discusses prospects for developing new and effective therapeutic strategies for the treatment of critically ill patients.

Critical Care and the Brain

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):749-750. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0701

This Viewpoint discusses the importance of preserving cerebral function in critical care settings and the challenges of providing care that promotes recovery of brain function and improved functional outcomes.

Organizing Critical Care for the 21st Century

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):751-752. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0974

This Viewpoint proposes improvements in the organizational delivery of critical care services and in quality improvement strategies to ensure high-value care even in settings with intensivist shortages.

Critical Care in Resource-Restricted Settings

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):753-754. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0976

This Viewpoint discusses the challenges of providing intensive care in settings and countries with limited resources.

A Piece of My Mind

What Now? What Next?

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):755-756. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0227
Editorial

New Definitions for Sepsis and Septic ShockContinuing Evolution but With Much Still to Be Done

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):757-759. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0290

The Acute Respiratory Distress SyndromeDialing in the Evidence?

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):759-761. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0292
Original Investigation

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Assessment of Clinical Criteria for SepsisFor the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3)

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):762-774. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0288

This cohort study uses health system and research cohort data to compare the ability of existing vs new clinical criteria for sepsis to identify intensive care unit patients with suspected infection at higher mortality risk.

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Developing a New Definition and Assessing New Clinical Criteria for Septic ShockFor the Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3)

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):775-787. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0289

This article describes the results of a meta-analysis of criteria used to identify adults with septic shock and the processes by which a critical care task force used the results to revise current septic shock definitions.

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Epidemiology, Patterns of Care, and Mortality for Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Intensive Care Units in 50 Countries

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):788-800. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0291

This cohort study reports the incidence of and outcomes for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome treated in intensive care units in 50 countries in 2014.

Special Communication

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock (Sepsis-3)

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):801-810. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0287

This article presents updated definitions of and clinical criteria for diagnosing sepsis and septic shock based on recommendations from an expert task force.

From the JAMA Network

Shared Decision Making in Uncomplicated AppendicitisIt Is Time to Include Nonoperative Management

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):811-812. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0168

This commentary discusses a cohort study published in JAMA Surgery that investigated the role of shared decision making in nonsurgical vs surgical management of uncomplicated acute appendicitis in children.

JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Topical Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs for Acute Musculoskeletal Pain

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):813-814. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0249

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review on the efficacy of topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to treat musculoskeletal conditions, such as sprains, strains, and contusions.

Research Letter

Histone-Associated Thrombocytopenia in Patients Who Are Critically Ill

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):817-819. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0136

This case-control study explores the association between circulating histones and thrombocytopenia in patients in the intensive care unit.

Medical News & Perspectives

New Sepsis Diagnostic Guidelines Shift Focus to Organ Dysfunction

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):739-740. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0736

This Medical News & Perspectives article discusses new sepsis diagnostic guidelines developed by a joint task force of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cruise Ship Illness Declines

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):743. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0733

Petroleum Workers’ Hydrocarbon Risk

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):743. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0804
Clinical Trials Update

Mega Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial Shows Modest Reduction in Mortality

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):742. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0481

Antiplatelet Drug Doesn’t Reduce Pain of Sickle Cell Anemia

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):742. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1081

Melatonin to Improve Skin and Sleep in Pediatric Dermatitis

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):742. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1083
Health Agencies Update

Researchers Find 3 More Glaucoma-Related Genes

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):741. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0559

CMS Grants to Address Social Needs of Beneficiaries

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):741. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1077

NIAID Funds Research on Nonantibiotic Treatments of Infection

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):741. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1079
Comment & Response

School-Based Myopia Prevention Effort

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):819. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17133

School-Based Myopia Prevention Effort

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):819-820. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17139

School-Based Myopia Prevention Effort—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):820. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17150

Differences in Institutional Support by Sex

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):821. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17145

Differences in Institutional Support by Sex—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):821-822. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17148
Correction

Two Incorrect Author Affiliations

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):822. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0197

Incorrect Version Published

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):822. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.0342

Errors in Text

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):822. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1095
The Art of JAMA

Spine PatchWarrington Colescott

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):732-733. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14125
Poetry and Medicine

Strata

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):823. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.13412
JAMA Revisited

Postoperative Sepsis

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):824. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17075
JAMA Patient Page

Asthma Attacks

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):832. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.16834
JAMA Masthead

JAMA

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JAMA. 2016;315(8):727-728. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14124
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