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June 26, 2018, Vol 319, No. 24, Pages 2453-2566

In This Issue of JAMA

Highlights

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2453-2455. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12427
Viewpoint

QALYs in 2018—Advantages and Concerns

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2473-2474. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.6072

This Viewpoint reviews the rationale for measuring health outcomes using quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs) and discusses the advantages and limitations of the measure and its role in attempts to define and promote the practice of high-value medicine.

Global Budgets in MarylandAssessing Results to Date

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2475-2476. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5871

This Viewpoint discusses the unique approach to health care reform implemented in Maryland, which has a diverse population served by rural, suburban, and urban hospitals including 2 major academic health centers.

Health Care Reforms in India

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2477-2478. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5284

This Viewpoint discusses the efforts India has been taking as it works toward establishing universal health coverage.

A Piece of My Mind

Making Room

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2479-2480. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7438

In this narrative medicine essay, an oncologist empathizes with a patient who upon learning that her cancer had returned asks about fertility preservation, a wish for children that mirrored the oncologists own desire for children after several miscarriages.

Editorial

Abortion-Related Adverse Events by Facility TypeReassurance From a National Analysis

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2481-2483. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7906

Screening for Osteoporosis

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2483-2485. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5722
Original Investigation

Effect of Fruquintinib vs Placebo on Overall Survival in Patients With Previously Treated Metastatic Colorectal CancerThe FRESCO Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2486-2496. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7855

This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of fruquintinib, a vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR) inhibitor, vs placebo on overall survival among patients with metastatic colorectal cancer whose disease progressed on treatment or who could not tolerate standard treatment because of toxic effects.

Association of Facility Type With Procedural-Related Morbidities and Adverse Events Among Patients Undergoing Induced Abortions

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2497-2506. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7675

This study uses a national private insurance claims database data to compare abortion-related morbidity and adverse events among women undergoing induced abortions in office-based settings (including abortion clinics) vs ambulatory surgical centers.

Annual Risk of Major Bleeding Among Persons Without Cardiovascular Disease Not Receiving Antiplatelet Therapy

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2507-2520. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8194

This cohort study estimates population risk of major bleeding among community-dwelling people in New Zealand without cardiovascular disease (CVD) and not taking antiplatelet therapy in an attempt to define the harms associated with guidelines recommending aspirin for primary prevention of CVD.

US Preventive Services Task Force

Recommendation Statement

Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent FracturesUS Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2521-2531. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7498

This 2018 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for osteoporosis with bone measurement testing to prevent osteoporotic fractures in women 65 years and older (B recommendation) and in postmenopausal women younger than 65 years at increased risk of osteoporosis (B recommendation), and concludes that current evidence is insufficient to assess the benefits and harms of screening to prevent osteoporotic fractures in men (I statement).

Evidence Report

Screening to Prevent Osteoporotic FracturesUpdated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2532-2551. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.6537

This systematic review to support the 2018 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on osteoporosis screening summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening and treatment to prevent osteoporotic fractures in adults 40 years and older.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

A Woman With Fever and Lymphadenopathy

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2552-2553. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.6469

A Chinese woman developed fever, cervical lymphadenopathy, cytopenias, and elevated LFTs and ferritin levels, with a positive anti-dsDNA test and hemophagocytosis on bone marrow biopsy. What would you do next?

Research Letter

Prevalence of Missed Opportunities for HIV Testing Among Persons Unaware of Their Infection

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2555-2557. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7611

This study uses National HIV Behavioral Surveillance survey data to estimate the proportion of men who have sex with men and persons who inject drugs unaware of their HIV infection who missed opportunities for testing and diagnosis in clinical settings.

Medical News & Perspectives

Amid Osteoporosis Treatment Crisis, Experts Suggest Addressing Patients’ Bisphosphonate Concerns

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2464-2466. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7097

This Medical News article discusses how fears of rare adverse effects associated with osteoporosis medications are driving a treatment crisis.

Despite Educational Campaigns, US Infants Are Still Dying Due to Unsafe Sleep Conditions

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2466-2468. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.6097

This Medical News story examines why US infants continue to die because of unsafe sleep conditions.

News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Insect Borne Disease Threat Grows

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2471. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7441

Rise in Fall-Related Deaths

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2471. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7978
Clinical Trials Update

Bath Emollients Offer Little Added Benefit in Pediatric Eczema

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2470. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7938

Phone App No Help in Controlling Hypertension

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2470. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8167

MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2470. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8168

Aβ-Clearing Drug Fails to Slow Alzheimer Disease

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2470. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8169

Neurocognitive Benefits from Breastfeeding May Not Endure

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2470. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8170
Health Agencies Update

NIH-Sponsored Trial of Universal Influenza Vaccine

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2469. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.7886

Phone Apps for Patients With Diabetes

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2469. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8164

Federal Rule Overrides State Telemedicine Restrictions

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2469. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8166
Comment & Response

Patent Foramen Ovale and Risk of Perioperative Stroke

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2557. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5732

Patent Foramen Ovale and Risk of Perioperative Stroke—Reply

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2557-2558. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5736

Price Setting for Physician Services

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2558. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.4661

Price Setting for Physician Services—Reply

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2558-2559. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.4669

Virtual Care as a Specialty

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2559. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5666

Virtual Care as a Specialty

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2559-2560. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5670

Virtual Care as a Specialty—Reply

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2560. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.5674
Poetry and Medicine

Handwashing 0347

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2561. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.0094
JAMA Revisited

Doctors in Congress

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2562. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12435
JAMA Patient Page

Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2566. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8361

This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on screening for osteoporosis to prevent fractures.

JAMA Masthead

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JAMA. 2018;319(24):2457-2458. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.12428
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