This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of adding focused assessment sonography for trauma (FAST) examination to a standard trauma evaluation on missed diagnoses and health services outcomes for pediatric patients with blunt torso trauma.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of ferrous sulfate vs iron polysaccharide complex on nutritional iron-deficiency anemia among infants and children aged 9 to 48 months receiving care at an outpatient hematology clinic at a US tertiary care hospital.
This exploratory analysis compares rate of cognitive decline over 4 years between participants with normal vs elevated amyloid levels who are cognitively normal.
This study compares the frequency of of medical conditions covered by questions on the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM’s) Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification (MOC) examination with the frequency of conditions seen in general internal medicine practice.
This study compares the time to delivery of an automated external defibrillator using fully autonomous drones for simulated out-of-hospital cardiac arrests vs emergency medical services real-time responses.
This Viewpoint urges law makers build toward a bipartisan consensus for health care legislation.
This Viewpoint discusses the drawbacks of the current reimbursement system for community health centers and highlights the benefits of new payment models if thoughtfully implemented.
This Viewpoint argues for the importance and continued funding of the US teaching health center graduate medical education (GME) program, which funds community-based ambulatory primary care residency programs to address the shortage of primary care clinicians and improve primary care residency experiences.
This Viewpoint discusses origins of physician dissatisfaction with the maintenance of certification programs and how physicians, specialty boards, and others are working to evolve the programs toward processes of certification more relevant to contemporary practice.
This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA Dermatology that identified the type of information included on websites providing consumer reviews of physicians and aspects of their practice settings.
This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review of clinical trials comparing nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) with other drug treatments, nondrug treatments, or placebo in patients with chronic low back pain.
An older man presented with 4 weeks of diffuse rash and elbow and knee pain. The rash improved initially with prednisone but recurred at tapered dosing. Laboratory tests revealed normal blood cell counts, normal values for renal and hepatic panels, microscopic hematuria, and 1+ proteinuria. What would you do next?
This Medical News article discusses potential new treatment options for patients with alcohol use disorder.