[Skip to Content]
Sign In
Individual Sign In
Create an Account
Institutional Sign In
OpenAthens Shibboleth
Purchase Options:
[Skip to Content Landing]

June 2020 - July 1883

Decade

Year

Issue

June 16, 2020, Vol 323, No. 23, Pages 2355-2438

In This Issue of JAMA

Audio Highlights

Abstract Full Text
free access online only has audio
JAMA. 2020;323(23):e200025. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.0025
Original Investigation

Effect of Continuous Glucose Monitoring on Glycemic Control in Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Abstract Full Text
has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2388-2396. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.6940

This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of continuous glucose monitoring vs standard blood glucose monitoring on glycemic outcomes among adolescents and adults with type 1 diabetes and suboptimal glycemic control.

Effect of Continuous Glucose Monitoring on Hypoglycemia in Older Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Abstract Full Text
has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2397-2406. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.6928

This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of continuous glucose monitoring vs standard blood glucose monitoring on percentage of time spent with hypoglycemia (glucose <70 mg/dL) among older adults with type 1 diabetes.

Effect of Ticagrelor Monotherapy vs Ticagrelor With Aspirin on Major Bleeding and Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome: The TICO Randomized Clinical Trial

Abstract Full Text
has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2407-2416. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7580

This randomized trial compares the effects of ticagrelor-based 12-month dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) vs 3-month DAPT switching to 9-month ticagrelor monotherapy on rates of major bleeding and cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) undergoing PCI with drug-eluting stent (DES) placement.

Research Letter

Asymptomatic Seroconversion of Immunoglobulins to SARS-CoV-2 in a Pediatric Dialysis Unit

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2424-2425. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8438

This case series describes subclinical development of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies in some patients and health care workers in a pediatric dialysis unit after contact with a seropositive patient.

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2–Specific Antibodies Among Adults in Los Angeles County, California, on April 10-11, 2020

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2425-2427. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8279

This population epidemiology study investigates the prevalence of IgG and IgM antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in Los Angeles County, California, as a marker of both active and past infections.

Nasal Gene Expression of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 in Children and Adults

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2427-2429. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8707

This study compares angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) gene expression, which has been associated with SARS-CoV-2 cell entry, in the nasal epithelium of children vs adults.

Effect of Physician Notification Regarding Nonadherence to Colorectal Cancer Screening on Early Cancer Detection

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2429-2431. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.4404

This cluster randomized clinical trial compares the effect of physician notification for colorectal cancer screening and cancer detection on patients who were in a patient-specific reminders group in which physicians received a list of nonadherent patients, in a generic reminders group in which physicians received general information about regional screening adherence, or in a usual care group in which physicians received no reminders.

Viewpoint

Emergency Use Authorization of Remdesivir: The Need for a Transparent Distribution Process

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2365-2366. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8863

This Viewpoint reviews the FDA’s May 2020 Emergency Use Authorization of the antiviral drug remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19 and discusses the need for a transparent distribution plan of a drug not otherwise available in the US and for which demand will likely exceed supply.

An Ethical Framework for Allocating Scarce Inpatient Medications for COVID-19 in the US

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2367-2368. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8914

This Viewpoint proposes ethical principles to guide allocation of scarce inpatient therapies for hospitalized COVID-19 patients to maximize patient benefit, mitigate disparities, and minimize clinician burden.

Using Controlled Trials to Resolve Key Unknowns About Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Abstract Full Text
has multimedia has audio
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2369-2370. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8573

This Viewpoint proposes implementing comparison groups for policy decisions, for example assessing disease transmission with alternative housing vs in-home isolation of individuals who test positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), or with different durations or cycles of school openings, to gather data that could make broader and future policy implementations more informed and effective.

COVID-19: Beyond Tomorrow

Digital Smartphone Tracking for COVID-19: Public Health and Civil Liberties in Tension

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2371-2372. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8570

This Viewpoint compares manual and digital strategies for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) contact tracing, describes how countries in Asia and Europe have used smartphone tracking, and discusses privacy and discrimination concerns and strategies for balancing public health and civil liberties in the US.

COVID-19: Beyond Tomorrow

COVID-19 and the Need for a National Health Information Technology Infrastructure

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2373-2374. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7239

This Viewpoint emphasizes the need for efficient and accurate data collection, aggregation, and analysis at the national level to properly manage the coronavirus pandemic, and proposes responses to the legal, ethical, and financial barriers that have historically delayed development of a national HIT infrastructure.

COVID-19: Beyond Tomorrow

Implications for Telehealth in a Postpandemic Future: Regulatory and Privacy Issues

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2375-2376. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7943

This Viewpoint describes changes in reimbursement standards, patient privacy (HIPAA) regulations, and licensing requirements that have occurred around provision of telehealth in the US in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights opportunities to further standardize regulations and facilitate use of telehealth after the pandemic.

COVID-19: Beyond Tomorrow

How Academic Health Systems Can Move Forward Once COVID-19 Wanes

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2377-2378. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8002

This Viewpoint discusses the role academic health systems can play in response to public health deficiencies identified in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, including developing early warning systems to identify future outbreaks, addressing community mental health needs more broadly, and working to reduce structural health inequities.

Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Primary Care: A Cautionary Note

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2379-2380. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.4365

This Viewpoint discusses the effects that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can have on long-term mental and physical health and reviews the potential benefits and harms of screening for ACEs in primary care settings.

Digital Health Equity as a Necessity in the 21st Century Cures Act Era

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2381-2382. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7858

This Viewpoint discusses inequities in broadband access and digital health literacy in the US, and proposes policies and actions to bring equity to patient-facing digital health tools, in the context of a 2020 final rule release giving patients more control of their health data from the US Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology’s Cures (HI-TEC) Act.

A Piece of My Mind

Socially Distanced Medicine

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2383. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8975

In this narrative medicine essay, an infectious disease fellow describes her discomfort treating patients behind masks and glass doors, laments the distance it creates, and hopes when the COVID-19 pandemic ends that face-to-face medicine resumes.

Editorial

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Adolescent, Young Adult, and Older Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2384-2385. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7058

Nasal ACE2 Levels and COVID-19 in Children

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2386-2387. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8946
JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods

Overlap Weighting: A Propensity Score Method That Mimics Attributes of a Randomized Clinical Trial

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2417-2418. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.7819

This JAMA Guide to Statistics and Methods reviews overlap weighting, a technique to reduce the influence of patients who are nearly always treated or never treated on propensity score estimates, when attempting to reduce bias associated with nonrandomized treatment in observational study populations.

JAMA Insights

Using Insulin to Treat Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes in 2020

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2419-2420. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.1303

This JAMA Insights Clinical Update reviews indications and timing of insulin therapy for management of type 2 diabetes, emphasizing the likely benefit of its use as first-line therapy in patients with HbA1c levels less than 9.0%.

JAMA Clinical Challenge

Chest Pain and a Cavitary Lung Mass in a Woman With Diabetes

Abstract Full Text
has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2421-2422. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.4111

A woman from the Southeastern US with a history of smoking, poorly controlled diabetes, and inhalational medical marijuana use had 4 months of productive cough, weight loss, subjective fevers, 3 days of worsening chest pain, and a large right upper lobe cavitary mass on chest CT unresponsive to antibiotics. AFB smear and GeneXpert MTB/RIF testing were negative; she developed a right-sided tension pneumothorax after intubation for hypoxemia, and chest tube placement yielded charcoal-colored pleural fluid. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?

Medical News & Perspectives

Building an “Army of Disease Detectives” to Trace COVID-19 Contacts

Abstract Full Text
has active quiz
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2357-2360. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8880

This Medical News feature discusses the role of contact tracing in containing coronavirus disease 2019.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

Fourth-Line Treatment Approved For Gastrointestinal Tumor

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2364. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9788

Targeted Therapy and Diagnostic Test for Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2364. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9429

New Drug Is a Triple Threat Against RET-Altered Cancer

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2364. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9790
The JAMA Forum

COVID-19 Reveals Urgent Need to Strengthen the World Health Organization

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2361-2362. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8486
Global Health

Study Explores Psychological Harm to Health Workers During Outbreaks

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2363. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8822

New Hypertension Guidelines Apply to Diverse Socioeconomic Settings

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2363. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9824

Genetic Analysis Tracks SARS-CoV-2 Mutations in Human Hosts

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2363. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9825
Poetry and Medicine

Recurrence

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2434. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.2464
JAMA Revisited

The “Sense” of Humor—Art & Science

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2435. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.13477
JAMA Patient Page

Spinal Metastases

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2438. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.0716

This JAMA Patient Page describes spinal metastases, their diagnosis, and their treatment options.

Comment & Response

Pulse Pressure and Isolated Diastolic Hypertension

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2431. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.5931

Pulse Pressure and Isolated Diastolic Hypertension—Reply

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2431-2432. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.5937

Home Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2432. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.6090

Home Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease—Reply

Abstract Full Text
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2432-2433. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.6093
JAMA Masthead

JAMA

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA. 2020;323(23):2355-2356. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.13481
×