This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of a healthy low-fat vs a healthy low-carbohydrate diet on 12-month weight change among adults aged 18 to 50 years with a body mass index of 28 to 40 without diabetes, and investigates modification of the diet effect by genotype pattern or insulin secretion.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of prophylactic haloperidol on 28-day survival in patients in the intensive care unit at high risk of developing delirium.
This study estimates the administrative costs associated with physician billing activities in a large academic health care system with a certified electronic health record system.
This study uses national survey data to assess the prevalence and health-related correlates of housing problems among community health center patients.
In this Viewpoint, Ezekiel Emanuel argues that emotional intelligence (EQ) is as important as IQ for the effective practice of medicine and calls for medical schools to evaluate the EQ of applicants and provide opportunities to enhance EQ among medical students.
This Viewpoint describes the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network’s alternative payment model classification system and its framework principles.
This Viewpoint discusses tensions between the goals and realities of accountable care organizations and suggests ways for health system leaders to address these issues and improve health care quality and reduce costs.
In this essay, a palliative care physician reviews the case of a dying man who was admitted during her two-week tour as an attending physician for internal medicine as a good teaching case for residents to learn how to treat patients in the last moments of their lives.
This review summarizes advances in the diagnosis and treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome between 2012 and 2017.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2017 American Thoracic Society/European Society of Intensive Care Medicine/Society of Critical Care Medicine guideline on management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in adults.
A woman receiving immunosuppressant therapy after a prior kidney transplant presented with a tender ulcerated nodule on her fingernail with nail loss, purulent drainage, and histopathology showing a pyogenic granuloma–like response with atypical epithelioid and spindled cells adjacent to blood vessels. What would you do next?
This medical news interview discusses recent advances in antisense oligonucleotide therapies.
In this Arts and Medicine essay, a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon who works with children with craniofacial differences reality checks R. J. Palacio’s story Wonder about a boy with Treacher Collins syndrome starting his first year of school among peers.
This JAMA Patient Page describes acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and its risk factors, treatment, and long-term effects.
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