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March 13, 2018, Vol 319, No. 10, Pages 957-1058

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):957-959. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12273
Viewpoint

Time to Release Medicare Advantage Claims Data

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):975-976. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21519

This Viewpoint argues for Medicare Advantage claims data to be made publicly available for research and analysis purposes.

Hip and Knee ReplacementsA Neglected Potential Savings Opportunity

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):977-978. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.2310

This Viewpoint discusses the factors contributing to the estimated $20 billion annual cost of joint replacements in the United States, and proposes ways to realize cost savings without harming care quality or patient outcomes, including reduction of inappropriate procedures, limits to payment variation and device pricing, and use of outpatient rather than surgical center settings.

A Piece of My Mind

The Cicada Season

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):979-980. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1338

In this essay, the author celebrates the mystery and beauty of the 17-year cicadas’ long dormancy and short rebirths and reads the same cycles into her own infertility, her children’s adoption process, and her children’s development into young adults.

Editorial

Early Warning Systems for Hospitalized Pediatric Patients

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):981-982. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1524

The Real Cost of the US Health Care System

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):983-985. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1151

Challenges in Understanding Differences in Health Care Spending Between the United States and Other High-Income Countries

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):986-987. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1152

Factors Contributing to Higher Health Care Spending in the United States Compared With Other High-Income Countries

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):988-990. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1149

Health Care Spending in the United States Compared With 10 Other High-Income CountriesWhat Uwe Reinhardt Might Have Said

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):990-992. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1879
Original Investigation

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Effect of On-Demand vs Routine Nebulization of Acetylcysteine With Salbutamol on Ventilator-Free Days in Intensive Care Unit Patients Receiving Invasive VentilationA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):993-1001. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.0949

This noninferiority randomized trial compares the effects of on-demand nebulization of acetylcysteine or salbutamol vs routine nebulization of acetylcysteine and salbutamol on duration of invasive ventilation and mortality in adult intensive care unit (ICU) patients.

Caring for the Critically Ill Patient

Effect of a Pediatric Early Warning System on All-Cause Mortality in Hospitalized Pediatric PatientsThe EPOCH Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1002-1012. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.0948

This cluster randomized trial evaluates the effect of the Bedside Paediatric Early Warning System, a system of care that guides escalation and de-escalation of care for hospitalized children, on all-cause hospital mortality.

Trends and Patterns of Geographic Variation in Mortality From Substance Use Disorders and Intentional Injuries Among US Counties, 1980-2014

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1013-1023. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.0900

This population epidemiology study estimates county-level mortality rates for alcohol use disorders, drug use disorders, self-harm, and interpersonal violence in the United States between 1980 and 2014.

Special Communication

Health Care Spending in the United States and Other High-Income Countries

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1024-1039. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1150

This Special Communication analyzes data primarily from 2013-2016 to compare potential drivers of health care spending in the United States with those of 10 other high-income countries.

JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis

Treatment of Osteoporosis

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1040-1041. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21995

This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2017 American College of Physicians’ guideline on treatment of osteoporosis.

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Prescription Drug Prices in the US

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1042-1043. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1844

This Medical Letter review summarizes the multiple factors that increase the cost of prescription drugs in the United States compared with Canada and other countries.

Research Letter

Frequency and Magnitude of Co-payments Exceeding Prescription Drug Costs

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1045-1047. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.0102

This study uses Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data to assess the proportion of pharmacy claims with patient co-pay overpayment and the mean dollar amount of overpayment in 2013.

Comment & Response

ICU Admission and Mortality Among Elderly Adults

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1047. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21668

ICU Admission and Mortality Among Elderly Adults—Reply

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1047-1048. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21680

Ever-Pregnant Female Blood Donors and Mortality Risk in Male Recipients

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1048-1049. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21852

Ever-Pregnant Female Blood Donors and Mortality Risk in Male Recipients

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1048. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21868

Ever-Pregnant Female Blood Donors and Mortality Risk in Male Recipients—Reply

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1049. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21872

Meta-analysis in Research on Nutrition

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1050. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21664

Meta-analysis in Research on Nutrition—Reply

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1050-1051. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.21684
Correction

Typo in the Discussion

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1051. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1558

Author Added to Byline

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1051. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1657
Medical News & Perspectives

How Value-Based Medicare Payments Exacerbate Health Care Disparities

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):968-970. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.0240

This Medical News article discusses how current value-based Medicare payment schemes can exacerbate health care disparities and explores possible policy solutions.

The JAMA Forum

Don’t Let Budget Cuts Wreck Medicare Reform

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):970-971. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1439
Biotech Innovations

Ingestible Electronic Capsule Measures Gases in the Gut

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):972. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1629

Plasma Biomarkers Predict Brain Amyloid-β Burden

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):972. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.2024

Accurate HIV Spit Test on the Horizon

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):972. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.2026
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zika-Associated Birth Defects Increasing

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):973. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1611

Suicide: The Leading Cause of Violent Death

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):973. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1699
The Arts and Medicine

Weaving Indigenous Textile Art Into Cardiac Devices

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):966-967. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.0387

This Arts and Medicine essay describes how indigenous Aymara women in La Paz, Bolivia, are using traditional weaving techniques and patterns to create cardiac devices for occlusion of large congenital heart defects in children.

Poetry and Medicine

After the Earthquake

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1052. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.13833
JAMA Revisited
JAMA Patient Page

HPV Infection and Cancer

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):1058. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.0687

This JAMA Patient Page discusses the link between human papillomavirus infection and certain types of cancer.

JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2018;319(10):961-962. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12274
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