This randomized trial evaluated the effects of improvisational music therapy vs enhanced standard care on generalized social communication skills of children with autism spectrum disorder.
This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy and adverse effects of 2 cerebral embolic protection devices vs a shared control group in reducing ischemic central nervous system injury during surgical aortic valve replacement.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of preoperative levosimendan vs placebo on the incidence of postoperative low cardiac output syndrome in patients with low ventricular ejection fraction who were undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting with cardiopulmonary bypass.
This clinical trial, which was stopped early, seeks to evaluate whether the early administration of azithromycin would improve airflow decline–free survival among patients who had undergone an allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant.
This study uses National Center for Health Statistics data to analyze colorectal cancer mortality rates among US adults aged 20 to 54 years by race from 1970 through 2014.
This Viewpoint discusses legal statutes in US states that guide patients’ audio or video recording of medical encounters, and argues for clear policies to facilitate use of recording technology by patients for their benefit.
This Viewpoint discusses the challenges in cross-national comparisons of health care system performance, including defining the responsibilities of the health system, managing limitations of data, and accounting for different values in different nations.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential ramifications from using machine learning–based decision support systems when making diagnosis and treatment decisions in clinical practice.
This Viewpoint argues that patients’ spiritual and religious views should be part of the discussion when making treatment decisions.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2016 National Clinical Guideline Centre’s guideline on routine preoperative tests for elective surgery.
A 30-year-old woman had widespread, erythematous, purpuric macules and papules on the abdomen and extremities. A skin punch biopsy showed extravasated erythrocytes, a neutrophilic infiltrate, fibrinoid necrosis, and broken-down neutrophils releasing nuclear debris. What would you do next?
This Medical News article discusses ongoing uncertainties around sepsis management.
This Arts and Medicine essay explores an exhibit featuring drawings of brain cells by Santiago Ramón y Cajal, a 19th-century Spanish neurohistologist.