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April 11, 2017, Vol 317, No. 14, Pages 1391-1490

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1391-1393. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13075
Viewpoint

The Risk of Expanding the Uninsured Population by Repealing the Affordable Care Act

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1407-1408. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2042

This Viewpoint discusses the risk of expanding the uninsured population by repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Achieving Universal Coverage Without Turning to a Single PayerLessons From 3 Other Countries

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1409-1410. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1475

This Viewpoint references national health insurance mandates in Switzerland, Singapore, and Germany as examples of how to achieve universal health care coverage with private-sector insurance systems.

A Piece of My Mind

The Evidence-Based Metaphor

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1411-1412. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.17219
Editorial

Optimizing the Settings on the VentilatorHigh PEEP for All?

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1413-1414. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2570

National Shortages of Generic Sterile Injectable DrugsNorepinephrine as a Case Study of Potential Harm

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1415-1417. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2826

The Role of Spinal Manipulation in the Treatment of Low Back Pain

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1418-1419. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3085

Vital Directions and National Will

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1420-1421. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2962
Original Investigation

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Association Between US Norepinephrine Shortage and Mortality Among Patients With Septic Shock

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1433-1442. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2841

This cohort study evaluated whether a national shortage of norepinephrine in the United States in 2011 was associated with increased mortality among adults with septic shock.

Association Between Midlife Vascular Risk Factors and Estimated Brain Amyloid Deposition

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1443-1450. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3090

This cohort study investigates associations between vascular risk factors in midlife and late-life positron emission tomography–measured brain amyloid deposition.

Association of Spinal Manipulative Therapy With Clinical Benefit and Harm for Acute Low Back PainSystematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1451-1460. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3086

This meta-analysis summarizes the effectiveness and harms of spinal manipulative therapy for acute (≤6 weeks) low back pain.

Preliminary Communication

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Effect of Intensive vs Moderate Alveolar Recruitment Strategies Added to Lung-Protective Ventilation on Postoperative Pulmonary ComplicationsA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1422-1432. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2297

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of adding an intensive vs moderate alveolar recruitment strategy to protective ventilation on the number and severity of pulmonary complications following cardiac surgery.

Special Communication

Vital Directions for Health and Health CarePriorities From a National Academy of Medicine Initiative

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1461-1470. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1964

In this Special Communication, the president of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and colleagues describe the findings of NAM’s 2016 Vital Directions for Health and Health Care initiative, which convened experts and opinion leaders to identify infrastructure and policy priorities essential to improving health and health care in the United States.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Acute Anuric Renal Failure in an 80-Year-Old Man

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1471-1472. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0704

An 80-year-old man with stage 4 chronic kidney disease, 2 days of anuria, and an elevated serum κ to λ free light chain ratio had a bone marrow biopsy that stained positive for the plasma cell marker CD138. What would you do next?

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Lifitegrast (Xiidra) for Dry Eye Disease

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1473-1474. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.12872

This Medical Letter review summarizes the mechanism of action, adverse effects, and prescribing information for lifitegrast, a lymphocyte function–associated antigen-1 antagonist approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for treatment of dry eye disease.

Research Letter

Potential Number of Organ Donors After Euthanasia in Belgium

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1476-1477. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0729

This study estimates the number of patients undergoing euthanasia in Belgium who could potentially donate at least 1 organ.

Comment & Response

Zoledronic Acid Dosing Interval for Metastatic Cancer

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1477. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2558

Zoledronic Acid Dosing Interval for Metastatic Cancer

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1477-1478. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2562

Coagulation Testing in a Bleeding Patient

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1478-1479. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2416

Zoledronic Acid Dosing Interval for Metastatic Cancer—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1478. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2566

Coagulation Testing in a Bleeding Patient

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1479-1480. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2420

FDA Approval of Eteplirsen for Muscular Dystrophy

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1480-1481. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2597

FDA Approval of Eteplirsen for Muscular Dystrophy

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1480. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2601

FDA Approval of Eteplirsen for Muscular Dystrophy—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1481-1482. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2605
Correction

Error in Text

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1482. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2823

Incorrect Sentence Wording

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1482. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3068
Medical News & Perspectives

Barry Marshall, MD: H pylori 35 Years Later

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1400-1402. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2629

This Medical News article is an interview with Barry Marshall, MD, who codiscovered the stomach bug H pylori in 1982.

The JAMA Forum

Politics, Policy, and Medicaid Reform

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1402-1403. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2836
Capitol Health Call

Congress Urged to Promote Immunization

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1404. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3203

Vets Still Face Challenges in Receiving Timely Medical Care

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1404. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3569

Concern Over Family Planning Clinics

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1404. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3571
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asbestos Exposure Still Poses Occupational Health Risks

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1405. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2935

Cancer Screenings Lag Behind National Goals Set for 2020

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1405. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3178
The Arts and Medicine

Homecoming—The Podcast

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1398-1399. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3031

This Arts and Medicine essay discusses Homecoming, a serial podcast psychological drama that tells the story of combat soldiers dealing with the effects of war and PTSD in a mysterious government rehabilitation program.

Poetry and Medicine

Bloodwork

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1483. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18929
JAMA Revisited
JAMA Patient Page

Using Tourniquets to Stop Bleeding

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1490. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.8581
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2017;317(14):1482. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13076
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