This single-center case series describes the demographics, symptoms, laboratory and imaging findings, treatment, and clinical course of 138 patients hospitalized with 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)–infected pneumonia (NCIP) in Wuhan, China, highlighting presumed human-to-human hospital-associated transmission in many cases.
This cohort study uses Ontario administrative data to estimate the risk of complications associated with posterior or lateral vs anterior surgical approaches to total hip replacement arthroplasty.
This cohort study compares the rate of aseptic revision among patients with hip fracture undergoing cemented vs uncemented hemiarthroplasty in a large US integrated health care system.
This unblinded randomized trial compares the effect of a machine learning–derived system that uses arterial waveform information to predict cardiovascular decompensation vs standard monitoring by anesthesiologists on the depth and duration of intraoperative hypotension in patients undergoing elective noncardiac surgery.
This case series uses patient hospital data to summarize the clinical presentation and laboratory and imaging findings of 13 patients with confirmed 2019-nCoV infection admitted to hospitals in Beijing in January 2020.
This study characterizes net dollars low-income persons received from participation in tax preparation services co-located at clinical sites in New York City intended to maximize credits and reduce poverty.
This Viewpoint reviews the modern evolution of medicine, from William Osler’s efforts to systematize practice through evidence-based and precision medicine, and highlights unifying themes in the continued fracturing of scientific approaches to medicine, including the need for medical care to stay patient-centered despite advances in medical science and technology.
This Viewpoint provides a historical perspective on the evolution of the roles and responsibilities of physicians and proposes a response to the trends in dysfunctional health care systems, lifestyle changes that favor distancing from patients, disruptions in care continuity, and expectations that doctors manage social determinants of health that threaten physician identity.
This Viewpoint summarizes the epidemiology and clinical features of 2019-nCoV infection and reviews CDC criteria to guide evaluation and management of patients with possible infection.
In this narrative medicine essay, a former National Public Radio reporter turned neurologist regrets time and attention she once had to show interest in and learn about people and tells how she’s adapted to retain a small measure of that reporter’s curiosity in her interactions with patients.
This JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods reviews how health state utility assessment can be used to calculate quality-adjusted life-years, a patient-specific measure of preference for health outcomes that incorporates quantity and quality of life.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update summarizes current guidelines for prevention of surgical site infections and discusses emerging prevention strategies, such as preoperative bowel preparation and negative-pressure wound therapy, that are challenging longstanding surgical practices.
This Genomics and Precision Health article explains how genetic testing is used to identify the probable geographic origins of one’s ancestors and how it can aid in risk assessment for some heritable conditions, and summarizes the contexts in which its information provides clinically relevant information.
This Medical News article discusses the best studied IBS dietary treatment. There’s evidence it works, but its implementation can be tricky and its long-term effects aren’t well-known.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the Pritikin diet and its potential benefits and risks.
Create a personal account or sign in to: