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December 19, 2017, Vol 318, No. 23, Pages 2273-2393

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2273-2275. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13446
Original Investigation

Effect of Tumor-Treating Fields Plus Maintenance Temozolomide vs Maintenance Temozolomide Alone on Survival in Patients With Glioblastoma: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2306-2316. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18718

This randomized trial compares the effects of tumor-treating fields plus temozolomide vs temozolomide alone on progression-free and overall survival in patients with glioblastoma who had undergone resection or biopsy and radiochemotherapy.

Effect of Cervical Pessary on Spontaneous Preterm Birth in Women With Singleton Pregnancies and Short Cervical Length: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2317-2324. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18956

This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of use of a cervival pessary vs usual care on risk of spontaneous preterm birth among women with singleton pregnancies without prior spontaneous preterm birth but with short cervical length.

Association of Broad- vs Narrow-Spectrum Antibiotics With Treatment Failure, Adverse Events, and Quality of Life in Children With Acute Respiratory Tract Infections

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2325-2336. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18715

This cohort study compares the effects of broad- vs narrow-spectrum antibiotics on clinical and patient-centered outcomes among children treated for acute respiratory tract infection in primary care pediatric practices.

Research Letter

Suicide Risk Behaviors Among Sexual Minority Adolescents in the United States, 2015

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2349-2351. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16908

This survey study estimates suicide risk behaviors of sexual minority adolescents using National Youth Risk Behavior Survey data from 2015.

Special Communication

Guidelines for the Content of Statistical Analysis Plans in Clinical Trials

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2337-2343. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18556

This reporting guideline recommends a minimum set of 55 items that should be addressed and included in statistical analysis plans for clinical trials.

Viewpoint

Ensuring the Integrity of the National Resident Matching Program

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2289-2290. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16269

This Viewpoint explains the rationale behind the contractual agreement that residency applicants sign when they participate in the National Resident Matching Program and describes processes the program follows when applicants do not or cannot honor the agreement.

Investing in Housing for Health Improves Both Mission and Margin

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2291-2292. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.15771

This Viewpoint reviews the contribution of housing instability to health care outcomes and costs and proposes ways hospitals and health systems could address homelessness to prevent the health problems that result from it.

Homelessness—Challenges and Progress

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2293-2294. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.15875

This Viewpoint reviews the causes of homelessness and models and programs that have been effective at housing homeless people and families, and proposes roles hospitals and health systems might play in addressing the problem.

Underlying Factors in Drug Overdose Deaths

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2295-2296. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.15971

In this Viewpoint, authors from the US CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control discuss infrastructure investments, legal changes, and clinical and public health strategies for reducing overdose deaths among opioid users.

A Piece of My Mind

Walking the Shoreline: Erosion, Regrowth, and Professional Formation

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2297-2298. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18040

This essay relies on the metaphor of the erosion of shorelines to guide medical students, residents, and physicians to understand the reshaping through the erosive forces inherent with the professional formation of a medical career.

Editorial

Cervical Pessary to Prevent Preterm Birth

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2299-2300. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18955

Guidelines for Statistical Analysis Plans

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2301-2303. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18954

Is Medical Education a Public or a Private Good?Insights From the Numbers

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2303-2305. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.17552
From the JAMA Network

Diagnosis and First-Line Treatment of Chronic Sinusitis

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2344-2345. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18196

This commentary discusses a review published in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery that used a Canadian population-based health care administrative database to characterize rates of use of topical intranasal steroid therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis.

JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Colonoscopy Surveillance After Colorectal Cancer Resection

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2346-2347. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.17613

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2016 US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer’s guideline on colonoscopy surveillance after colorectal cancer resection.

Medical News & Perspectives

Determining Health Effects of Hazardous Materials Released During Hurricane Harvey

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2283-2285. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.15558

This Medical News article discusses the ongoing efforts to assess and mitigate chemical toxin exposure in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Finding a Better Way to Assess Presidential Fitness

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2285-2286. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.17482

This Medical News article examines a proposal to create a nonpartisan panel that would evaluate US presidents’ mental and physical fitness to serve.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

Blood Test Results—Pronto

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2288. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18869

First Treatment Approved for Rare Blood Cancer

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2288. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18871

FDA Pursues Unproven Cancer Claims

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2288. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.19150
Global Health

Tuberculosis Update 2017

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2287. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18477

Latest Report on Health Effects of Climate Change

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2287. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.19366

Preexisting Antibody Titer Associated With Severe Dengue

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2287. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.19368
The Arts and Medicine

Graphic Medicine: The Best of 2017

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2280-2281. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.18637

This Art and Medicine essay reviews the 2 best graphic medicine novels of 2017: Last Things by Marissa Moss, about her husband’s decline from ALS; and Taking Turns by MK Czerwiec, about a Chicago inpatient AIDS unit.

Poetry and Medicine

Initials

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2358. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.8548
JAMA Revisited

The War Surgeon

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2359. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.10499
Appendix

Medical Schools in the United States, 2016-2017

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2360-2367. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16702

Graduate Medical Education, 2016-2017

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2368-2387. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16203
JAMA Patient Page

Hepatitis A

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2393. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.17244

This JAMA Patient Page explains the prevention, transmission, symptoms, and treatment of hepatitis A.

Comment & Response

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Football Players

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2352. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16667

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Football Players

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2352-2353. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16675

Benefits and Risks of Machine Learning Decision Support Systems

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2353-2354. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16619

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Football Players—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2353. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16687

Benefits and Risks of Machine Learning Decision Support Systems

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2354. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16627

Benefits and Risks of Machine Learning Decision Support Systems

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2355-2356. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16611

Benefits and Risks of Machine Learning Decision Support Systems

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2355. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16623

Benefits and Risks of Machine Learning Decision Support Systems

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2356. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16615

Benefits and Risks of Machine Learning Decision Support Systems—Reply

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2356-2357. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16635
JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2017;318(23):2277-2278. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13447
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