This 2 × 2 factorial randomized clinical trial compares outcomes in women randomized to ULS vs SSLF and perioperative behavioral therapy and pelvic floor muscle training vs usual care for vaginal apical prolapse.
This meta-analysis of randomized trials compares reductions in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality achieved with more vs less intensive LDL cholesterol lowering stratified by baseline LDL level.
This network meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials that involved compares the effect of SGLT-2 inhibitors vs DPP-4 inhibitors vs GLP-1 agonists on mortality and cardiovascular events among patients with type 2 diabetes.
This study uses MedPAR data to characterize trends in use of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) after acute care hospitalizations and trends in hospital and SNF/IRF lengths of stay among Medicare beneficiaries.
This 2018 US Preventive Services Task Force guideline concludes that current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of vitamin D and calcium supplementation, alone or combined, for primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling, asymptomatic men and premenopausal women (I statement) and recommends against daily supplementation for primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling, postmenopausal women (D recommendation).
This systematic review to support the 2018 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on use of supplemental vitamin D and calcium for fracture prevention summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of vitamin D, calcium, or their combination for primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling adults.
This Viewpoint discusses a 2018 Charter on Physician Well-being, a proposal by the Alliance for Internal Medicine’s Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM) to identify guiding principles and key commitments physician groups and others might use as a framework for addressing physician burnout and dissatisfaction.
This Viewpoint explores the root causes of physician dissatisfaction and burnout in contemporary health systems and proposes reforms that could restore physicians’ ability to care for patients in reciprocal relationships to reclaim professional satisfaction.
This Viewpoint describes a “place-based” approach to health care organization and how it could improve health care and costs in the United States, using England’s National Health Service sustainability and transformation partnerships as an example.
In this narrative medical essay, the authors present 3 scenarios exemplifying the collision between mentoring expectations among millennials and older generation faculty and proposes strategies to bridge generational divides and engage the next generation of physicians.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2018 multisociety guideline on evaluation and treatment of hirsutism in premenopausal women.
This Medical News article is an interview with Robert Kerns, PhD, on a research collaboration at military and veteran health facilities.
This Arts and Medicine essay describes the teaching of narrative medicine techniques to surgical trainees, and how close readings of the painting In Hospital (The Operating Room) in seminars and Surgical Grand Rounds revealed truths about the importance of perspective to the surgeon’s professionalism and compassionate care.
This JAMA Patient Page discusses recommendations on use of vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent fractures in adults.
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