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August 2, 2016, Vol 316, No. 5, Pages 471-557

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):471-473. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14406
Viewpoint

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Incorporating Health Status in Routine Care to Improve Health Care ValueThe VA Patient Reported Health Status Assessment (PROST) System

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):487-488. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6495

This Viewpoint describes the VA Patient Reported Health Status Assessment (PROST) system, designed to capture and prioritize patient-reported health status measures, and discusses early experiences using the system to improve care for veterans undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.

Improving Safety for Hospitalized PatientsMuch Progress but Many Challenges Remain

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):489-490. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7887

This Viewpoint discusses declines in hospital rates of patient harms between 2010 and 2014 and the efforts required to continue systematic nationwide improvement in safety.

A Piece of My Mind

How Many Have You Done?

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):491. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1996
Editorial

The Affordable Care Act and the Future of US Health Care

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):492-493. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9872

US Health Care ReformCost Containment and Improvement in Quality

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):493-495. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9876

The Future of the Affordable Care ActReassessment and Revision

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):495-497. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9881

The Past and Future of the Affordable Care Act

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):497-499. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10158
Original Investigation

Effects of Liraglutide on Clinical Stability Among Patients With Advanced Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection FractionA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):500-508. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10260

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of liraglutide vs placebo on time to death and rehospitalization and on time-averaged proportional change in N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide level among patients with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) of 40% or lower.

Effect of Early Vasopressin vs Norepinephrine on Kidney Failure in Patients With Septic ShockThe VANISH Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):509-518. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10485

This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of vasopressin vs norepinephrine on kidney failure in patients with septic shock.

Innovations in Health Care Delivery

Association Between Off-site Central Monitoring Using Standardized Cardiac Telemetry and Clinical Outcomes Among Non–Critically Ill Patients

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):519-524. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10258

This study describes process measures and clinical outcomes associated with use of off-site central monitoring of non–critically ill patients in the Cleveland Clinic health system.

Special Communication

United States Health Care ReformProgress to Date and Next Steps

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):525-532. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9797

In this Special Communication, President Barack Obama reviews the Affordable Care Act: why he pursued it, what it has effected, and how the health care system can still be improved.

JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods

Logistic RegressionRelating Patient Characteristics to Outcomes

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):533-534. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7653

This JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods reviews the use of logistic regression methods to quantify associations between patient characteristics and clinical outcomes.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Cortisol in the Evaluation of Adrenal Insufficiency

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):535-536. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8360

A 32-year-old woman with hypothyroidism presented for evaluation of chronic fatigue and weight loss of 9 kg. She had normal vital signs, darkening of her palmar creases, and buccal mucosa. Her test results showed low cortisol and elevated adrenocorticotropin hormone levels. What would you do next?

Research Letter

Trends in Seniors’ Use of Digital Health Technology in the United States, 2011-2014

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):538-540. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9124

This national survey study characterizes trends in use of technology and digital health care services among Medicare beneficiaries between 2011 and 2014.

Medical News & Perspectives

National Academies Hit the Brakes on Gene Drive–Modified Organisms

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):482-483. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8830

This Medical News article discusses an advisory report on gene drive–modified organisms.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

New Weapon Against Cholera

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):485. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9769

Obesity Device Drains Stomach

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):485. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9807

FDA Tackles Cyber Drug Crime

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):485. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9809
Lab Reports

Vascular Dysfunction an Early Contributor to Alzheimer Disease

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):484. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10010

Maternal Obesity Affects Sociality of Offspring by Altering Gut Bacteria

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):484. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10012

New Insights Into Arbovirus Infection and Immunity

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):484. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9623
Comment & Response

Metallic vs Plastic Stents for Benign Biliary Strictures

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):540. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7303

Metallic vs Plastic Stents for Benign Biliary Strictures—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):540-541. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7306

Early Antibiotic Exposure and Childhood Weight Gain

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):541. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7300

Laboratory Testing in the Setting of Diabetic Scleredema

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):542. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6644

Early Antibiotic Exposure and Childhood Weight Gain—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):542. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7309

Laboratory Testing in the Setting of Diabetic Scleredema—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):543. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6647

High-Flow vs Conventional Oxygen Therapy and Risk of Reintubation

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):543-544. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7735

Sulindac and Erlotinib for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):544-545. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7592

High-Flow vs Conventional Oxygen Therapy and Risk of Reintubation—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):544. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7738

Sulindac and Erlotinib for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):545. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7595
Correction

Incorrect Wording in News From the Food and Drug Administration

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):545. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10731

Incomplete URL

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):545. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9941

Incorrect Test Name

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):545. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9943
The Art of JAMA

Cave DwellingsDeforrest Judd

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):480-481. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14408
Poetry and Medicine

SI-SA

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):547. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.3538
JAMA Revisited

The Protection of Micro-Organisms

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):548. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17096
JAMA Patient Page

Testicular Mass

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):557. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.2445
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2016;316(5):475-476. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14407
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