This crossover cluster–randomized clinical noninferiority trial compared the safety of using pulmonary embolism rule-out criteria (PERC) vs a conventional strategy (D-dimer and CTPA) for excluding the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) among emergency department patients with low clinical probability of PE.
This cluster randomized, stepped-wedge clinical trial compares the effect of a quality improvement tool kit vs usual care on 30-day major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Kerala, India.
This study determines whether the dependent coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act was associated with changes in payment for birth, prenatal care, and birth outcomes among married and unmarried women.
This study describes the byline order of gender-discordant co-first authors in 10 clinical and basic science journals with high impact factors.
This study characterizes variations in duration, salary support, policy clarity, and constraints or prerequisites for childbearing and family leave policies at 12 top-tier US medical schools.
This 2018 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends against screening for ovarian cancer in asymptomatic women (D recommendation).
This systematic review to support the 2018 update of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for ovarian cancer summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of ovarian cancer screening for average-risk, asymptomatic women.
This Viewpoint provides historical context for advice given by the US Department of Health and Human Services in 2017 to the CDC to avoid particular words in 2019 budget requests and argues that scientific innovation can flourish only when it is protected from political interference.
This Viewpoint proposes a framework for thinking about outcomes of continuing medical education (CME) activities, including identification of professional practice gaps and improvement of clinical competence, clinician performance, and patient and community health outcomes.
This Viewpoint discusses efforts by the ACCME and AMA to develop new rules that allow physicians to collect continuing medical education credits using new technologies and in a streamlined way.
In this Viewpoint, John Ioannidis argues that nutrition researchers should be required to disclose relevant dietary advocacy, activism, practices, and personal preferences given indirect financial benefits they may realize from offering dietary advice and the relative ease with which they can promote their personal beliefs in diet through science.
In this essay, a young medical student describes her struggle with depression and how the experience of vulnerability has bred a deep compassion for her patients and peers.
This JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods discusses the stepped-wedge apporach to cluster randomized clinical trial design, in which clusters are randomized to the order in which they receive the experimental regimen.
This Medical News story discusses recent progress in ALS research fueled by work in basic model systems and funding from the Ice Bucket Challenge.
This Arts and Medicine essay reviews Edges of Light: Images of Breast Transformation, a traveling exhibit of photographs and poetry documenting a literature and humanities professor’s journey through breast cancer treatment and reconstruction.
This JAMA Patient Page discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendations on screening for ovarian cancer in asymptomatic women.
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