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August 9, 2016, Vol 316, No. 6, Pages 563-678

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):563-565. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.14419
Original Investigation

Effect of a Cerebral Protection Device on Brain Lesions Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis: The CLEAN-TAVI Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):592-601. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10302

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of use vs nonuse of a cerebral embolic protection device during transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) on MRI-detected brain lesions in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing TAVI.

Clinical Manifestations of Kidney Disease Among US Adults With Diabetes, 1988-2014

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):602-610. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10924

This study uses National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data from 1988 through 2014 to characterize clinical manifestations of diabetic kidney disease in US adults.

Association of Noninvasive Ventilation Strategies With Mortality and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Among Preterm Infants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):611-624. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10708

This meta-analysis summarizes the comparative effects of mortality and BPD ventilation strategies delivered within 24 hours of birth to neonates younger than 33 weeks’ gestational age who had not been intubated.

Research Letter

Stability of International Normalized Ratios in Patients Taking Long-term Warfarin Therapy

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):661-663. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9356

This cohort study uses data from an atrial fibrillation registry to describe the proportion of patients on warfarin who had stable INR values over an 18-month period.

US Preventive Services Task Force

Recommendation Statement

Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):625-633. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9852

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 lipid disorders in children and adolescents 20 years or younger.

Evidence Report

Lipid Screening in Childhood and Adolescence for Detection of Multifactorial Dyslipidemia: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):634-644. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6423

This systematic review to support the 2016 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on lipid screening in childhood and adolescence for detection of multifactorial dyslipidemia summarizes published evidence about the benefits and harms of screening.

Evidence Report

Lipid Screening in Childhood and Adolescence for Detection of Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):645-655. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6176

This systematic review to support the 2016 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents summarizes published evidence about the effectiveness of routine screening, accuracy of screening tests and strategies, and potential screening harms.

Viewpoint

Medical Board Expectations for Physicians Recommending Marijuana

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):577-578. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7741

This Viewpoint examines physicians caught between permissive local statutes and prohibitive federal regulations regarding use of marijuana and summarizes recommendations about marijuana for patient care from the agencies authorized to protect the public.

Sodium Reduction—Saving Lives by Putting Choice Into Consumers’ Hands

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):579-580. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7992

In this Viewpoint, CDC Director Thomas Frieden advocates for proposed FDA guidelines that set targets for the reduction of sodium in the US food supply.

Strategies for Health System Innovation After Gobeille v Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):581-582. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8293

This Viewpoint proposes strategies US states might use to leverage electronic health data to inform policy making in the wake of Gobeille v Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, the Supreme Court decision barring states from requiring that health plans transmit their data to an all-payers claims database.

The Revised Nutrition Facts Label: A Step Forward and More Room for Improvement

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):583-584. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8005

This Viewpoint reviews changes made in 2016 by the US Food and Drug Administration to the content and design of US food nutrition labels.

A Piece of My Mind

It’s Rough Out There for Us

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):585-586. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4460
Editorial

Improving Outcomes From Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Protecting the Brain From the Heart

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):587-588. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10316

Lipid Screening in Children and Adolescents

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):589-591. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9671
From the JAMA Network

The Controversial Issue of Euthanasia in Patients With Psychiatric Illness

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):656-657. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.9883

This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA Psychiatry that investigated the characteristics of patients receiving euthanasia or assisted suicide for psychiatric conditions and how the practice is regulated in the Netherlands.

JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Primary Prevention of Stroke

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):658-659. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.5529

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) 2014 guidelines on primary prevention of stroke.

Medical News & Perspectives

FDA Extends Authority to e-Cigarettes: Implications for Smoking Cessation?

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):572-574. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8568

This Medical News article discusses how the FDA’s new authority over e-cigarettes could affect adult smoking cessation.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Suicide-Prone Occupations

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):576. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10233

Superbugs, Beware

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Capitol Health Call

Senators Urge Clarifying That Insurers Must Cover Tobacco Cessation Aids

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):575. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10067

Legislation to Increase Generic Drug Alternatives

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):575. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10615

Military Hospitals Work to Improve Care of Women and Newborns

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):575. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.10617

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Palliative and Hospice Care

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The Art of JAMA

A Lady at the Virginal With a Gentleman: Johannes Vermeer

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Poetry and Medicine

Lucky

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JAMA Revisited

The Lipoids (“Fats”) of Human Blood

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):669. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.17097
JAMA Patient Page

Screening for Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents

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Comment & Response

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):663. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7948

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction vs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):663-664. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.7951

Highly Educated Spouses and Physician Practice in Rural Areas

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):664. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6721

Highly Educated Spouses and Physician Practice in Rural Areas—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):664. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.6724

Cost of Antihyperglycemic Medications in the United States

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):665. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8587

Cost of Antihyperglycemic Medications in the United States—Reply

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JAMA. 2016;316(6):665-666. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.8596

Open Access Platforms for Sharing Clinical Trial Data

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Open Access Platforms for Sharing Clinical Trial Data—Reply

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Correction

Incorrect Axis Label in Figure

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JAMA Masthead

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