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October 3, 2017, Vol 318, No. 13, Pages 1201-1294

In This Issue of JAMA


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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1201-1203. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13333

Digital PhenotypingTechnology for a New Science of Behavior

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1215-1216. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11295

In this Viewpoint, Thomas Insel discusses the possibility that sensor, keyboard, and voice and speech data from smartphones might be used as a digital phenotype to improve patient-specific measurement-based behavioral care.

Talking to Machines About Personal Mental Health Problems

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1217-1218. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14151

This Viewpoint describes trends in the use of conversational artificial intelligence in mental health care and discusses potential advantages and risks to patients and the public.

Measuring the Cost of Quality MeasurementA Missing Link in Quality Strategy

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1219-1220. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11525

This Viewpoint discusses the importance of accounting for the cost of measurement in establishing the value of hospital quality measures.

Research Integrity, Academic Promotion, and Attribution of Authorship and Nonauthor Contributions

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1221-1222. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11790

This Viewpoint discusses the importance of research authorship for academic promotion and proposes revision of research integrity codes to define nonauthor contributions and distinguish nonauthor from author contributions to discourage awarding of authorship to nonauthor collaborators.

A Piece of My Mind

Full DisclosureAn OB/GYN’s Personal Story of Pregnancy Loss

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1223-1224. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.8737

Trying to Improve Sepsis Care in Low-Resource Settings

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1225-1227. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10547

Counting Sepsis, an Imprecise but Improving Science

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1228-1229. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13697

Announcing JAMA Network Open—A New Journal From The JAMA Network

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1230-1232. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11830
Original Investigation

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Effect of an Early Resuscitation Protocol on In-hospital Mortality Among Adults With Sepsis and HypotensionA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1233-1240. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10913

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of an early resuscitation sepsis protocol (administration of intravenous fluids, vasopressors, and blood transfusion) vs usual care for prevention of in-hospital mortality among adults with sepsis and hypotension in Zambia.

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Incidence and Trends of Sepsis in US Hospitals Using Clinical vs Claims Data, 2009-2014

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1241-1249. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13836

This cohort study compares estimates of sepsis incidence, outcomes, and trends based on clinical data from US hospital electronic health record systems vs claims-based ICD-9 data.

Association Between Use of Non–Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants With and Without Concurrent Medications and Risk of Major Bleeding in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1250-1259. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13883

This cohort study uses data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance database to assess the association between use of non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants with vs without concurrent medications and risk of major bleeding in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.

Association Between Use of Antithrombotic Medication and Hematuria-Related Complications

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1260-1271. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13890

This population-based study characterize rates of hematuria-related complications among patients taking antithrombotic medications.

JAMA Insights

Genomics and Precision Health

Cancer DNA in the CirculationThe Liquid Biopsy

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1272-1274. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12131

This JAMA Insights article explains cell-free circulating tumor DNA and its utility in noninvasive cancer detection and characterization, prediction of treatment response, monitoring of disease relapse, and identification of mechanisms of resistance to targeted therapies.

JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Long-Acting β-Agonists (LABA) Combined With Long-Acting Muscarinic Antagonists or LABA Combined With Inhaled Corticosteroids for Patients With Stable COPD

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1274-1275. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11903

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review on the efficacy of long-acting β-agonists (LABAs) combined with long-acting muscarinic antagonists vs LABAs combined with inhaled corticosteroids for patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation

Urinalysis in the Evaluation of Proliferative Glomerulonephritis

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1276-1277. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14482

A 62-year-old woman with hypertension and who had a urinary tract infection with hematuria 1 year ago presented with elevated serum creatinine. Her urinalysis was positive for hematuria, red blood cell casts, and proteinuria. How do you interpret the test results?

Research Letter

Incidence of Measles in the United States, 2001-2015

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1279-1281. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.9984

This study uses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data to characterize trends in the incidence of measles among US residents from 2001 to 2015.

Medical News & Perspectives

Work Progresses on Male Contraceptives, but Hurdles Remain

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1208-1210. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10302

This Medical News article discusses current efforts and obstacles in developing male contraceptives.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

Targeted Therapy for Adult Leukemia

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1214. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13848

Combination Drug Approved for Gout

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1214. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13878

New Tool to Aid Zika Diagnostics

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1214. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13881
The JAMA Forum

Our Next Health Care Debate

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1212-1213. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.14471
Bench to Bedside

Early Brain Imaging in Infants May Help Predict Autism

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1211-1212. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13706
Comment & Response

Ferric Carboxymaltose to Treat Isovolemic Anemia

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1281. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11637

Ferric Carboxymaltose to Treat Isovolemic Anemia—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1281-1282. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11651

Effect of Different Iron Preparations for Young Children With Iron-Deficiency Anemia

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1282. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11933

Effect of Different Iron Preparations for Young Children With Iron-Deficiency Anemia—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1282-1283. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11941

Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Depression in Older Adults

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1283-1284. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12020

Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Depression in Older Adults—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1284. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12024

Incorrect Data in the Statistical Methods Section

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1284. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13624
Poetry and Medicine

A Terrible Beauty

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1286. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.2930
JAMA Revisited

The Changing Concepts in Pathology

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1288. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10489
JAMA Patient Page

Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair

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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1294. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11620
JAMA Masthead


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JAMA. 2017;318(13):1205-1206. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13334