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September 26, 2017, Vol 318, No. 12, Pages 1083-1198

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1083-1085. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13322
Original Investigation

Effect of Genotype-Guided Warfarin Dosing on Clinical Events and Anticoagulation Control Among Patients Undergoing Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: The GIFT Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1115-1124. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11469

This randomized clinical trial compares clinically guided vs genotype-guided dosing to assess whether it improves the safety of warfarin initiation in patients undergoing elective hip or knee arthroplasty.

Effect of Routine Low-Dose Oxygen Supplementation on Death and Disability in Adults With Acute Stroke: The Stroke Oxygen Study Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1125-1135. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11463

Three months after acute stroke, this randomized clinical trial compares rates of death and disability among adult patients receiving continuous or nocturnal low-dose oxygen supplementation or control intervention (oxygen only if clinically indicated.

Trends and Patterns of Differences in Chronic Respiratory Disease Mortality Among US Counties, 1980-2014

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1136-1149. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11747

This population epidemiology study estimates county-level patterns in mortality rates for chronic respiratory diseases in the United States from 1980 through 2014.

Association of Biotin Ingestion With Performance of Hormone and Nonhormone Assays in Healthy Adults

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1150-1160. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13705

This nonrandomized crossover trial evaluated associations between biotin supplement ingestion and the accuracy of common diagnostic assays that rely on biotinylation, such as tests of thyroid function, vitamin D, and prostate specific antigen.

Research Letter

Prevalence of Concussion Among US Adolescents and Correlated Factors

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1180-1182. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.9087

This study uses a national survey of US adolescents to examine the prevalence and correlates of self-reported diagnosed concussions to target and monitor prevention efforts.

The Heritability of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1182-1184. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12141

This study reanalyzes Swedish cohort data to assess the stability under alternative assumptions and models of a previous estimate of the heritability of autism spectrum disorder.

Viewpoint

Nutrition Counseling in Clinical Practice: How Clinicians Can Do Better

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1101-1102. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10434

This Viewpoint notes that nutrition and health behavior change should become a core competency for all physicians and other health professionals working with patients at risk for nutrition-related chronic disease.

Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship: The Priority Antimicrobial Value and Entry (PAVE) Award

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1103-1104. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10164

This Viewpoint describes the Priority Antimicrobial Value and Entry (PAVE) award, which has been proposed to address the problem of antimicrobial-resistant infections using limited public funds to shift to value-based payment for new, high-priority antimicrobial drugs.

Extracorporeal Organ Support: From Technological Tool to Clinical Strategy Supporting Severe Organ Failure

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1105-1106. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10108

This Viewpoint summarizes recommendations from a specialist roundtable meeting about requirements for and appropriate use of extracorpeal organ support for patients with critical illness or organ failure.

A Piece of My Mind

To Those “Out There”

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1107-1108. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10823
Editorial

The Rush to Publication: An Editorial and Scientific Mistake

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1109-1110. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11816

Pharmacogenomic Testing and Warfarin: What Evidence Has the GIFT Trial Provided?

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1110-1112. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11465

Using Big Data to Reveal Chronic Respiratory Disease Mortality Patterns and Identify Potential Public Health Interventions

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1112-1114. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11746
Review

Delirium in Older Persons: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1161-1174. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12067

This narrative review summarizes recent advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of delirium and highlights critical areas for future research.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Aspergillus Galactomannan for Diagnosing Invasive Aspergillosis

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1175-1176. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10661

A 67-year-old man with granulomatous polyangiitis treated with prednisone and azathioprine has a positive galactomannan enzyme immunoassay and fungal cultures positive for Aspergillus fumigatus in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid obtained for evaluation of dyspnea and a cavitary pulmonary nodule. How would you interpret the test results?

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Safety of Long-Term PPI Use

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1177-1178. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13272

This Medical Letter review summarizes safety concerns regarding proton pump inhibitors such as increased fracture risk, hypomagnesemia and QT prolongation, and acute interstitial nephritis.

Medical News & Perspectives

Going With the Flow: The Promise and Challenge of Liquid Biopsies

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1095-1097. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10203

This Medical News article discusses recent advances and challenges in the development of liquid biopsies for cancer management.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risky Contact Lens Use

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1100. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13441

Increase in Epilepsy Cases

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1100. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13443
Clinical Trials Update

Prophylactic Low-Dose Aspirin Reduces Risk of Preterm Preeclampsia

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1099. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13073

The Right Tools Help Parents Avoid Medication Dosing Errors

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1099. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14114

Low-Fat Diet Reduces Mortality After Breast Cancer

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1099. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14116

Immediate Antiretroviral Therapy Improves Retention and Outcomes

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1099. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14118

Injectable Buprenorphine Halts Effects of Opioids and May Deter Abuse

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1099. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14120
Health Agencies Update

US to Increase Efforts to Reduce Rural Cancer Toll

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1098. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13332

USDA to Incentivize Purchase of Fresh Produce

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1098. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14097

SAMHSA Releases New State-By-State Reports on US Behavioral Health

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1098. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14099
Poetry and Medicine

Unspoken

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1189. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.3364
JAMA Revisited

Book Notice

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1190. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10488
JAMA Patient Page

Electrical Injury

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1198. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11156
Comment & Response

Long-term Intra-articular Steroid Injections and Knee Cartilage

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1184. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11331

Long-term Intra-articular Steroid Injections and Knee Cartilage

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1184-1185. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11335

Long-term Intra-articular Steroid Injections and Knee Cartilage—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1185-1186. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11339

Challenges to Biosimilar Substitution

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1186. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11930

Challenges to Biosimilar Substitution—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1186-1187. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11937

H-1B Visa Applications for Physicians

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H-1B Visa Applications for Physicians—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1188. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11990
Correction

Errors in Descriptive Statistics in 2 Tables

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1188. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11528

Value Error in Figure 3

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JAMA. 2017;318(12):1188. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13530
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