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May 18, 2021, Vol 325, No. 19, Pages 1921-2026

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):e2019093. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.19093
Original Investigation

Effect of Treating Hyperphosphatemia With Lanthanum Carbonate vs Calcium Carbonate on Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Undergoing Hemodialysis: The LANDMARK Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1946-1954. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4807

This clinical trial compared cardiovascular events among patients receiving hemodialysis with at least at 1 risk factor for vascular calcification and treated with a calcium-free phosphate binder, lanthanum carbonate, or calcium carbonate

Association of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting vs Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Memory Decline in Older Adults Undergoing Coronary Revascularization

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1955-1964. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5150

This cohort study compares the change in the rate of memory decline after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) vs percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in older adults.

Research Letter

SARS-CoV-2–Specific Antibodies in Breast Milk After COVID-19 Vaccination of Breastfeeding Women

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2013-2014. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5782

This prospective study investigated whether antibodies from SARS-CoV-2 immunization of nursing mothers transferred to infants as a potentially protective effect.

Symptoms and Functional Impairment Assessed 8 Months After Mild COVID-19 Among Health Care Workers

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2015-2016. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5612

This cohort study describes COVID-19–related symptoms persisting 8 months after SARS-CoV-2 infection among Swedish health care workers and self-reported effects of the residual symptoms on respondents’ home, work, and social function.

Consistency Between State Medical License Applications and Recommendations Regarding Physician Mental Health

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2017-2018. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.2275

This study examines the consistency of medical license applications with recommendations from the Federation of State Medical Boards on physician wellness and burnout.

US Preventive Services Task Force

Recommendation Statement

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1965-1977. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6238

This 2021 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for colorectal cancer in all adults aged 50 to 75 years (A recommendation), screening for colorectal cancer in adults aged 45 to 49 years (B recommendation), and that clinicians selectively offer screening for colorectal cancer in adults aged 76 to 85 years (C recommendation).

Evidence Report

Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1978-1998. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4417

This systematic review to support the 2021 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for colorectal cancer summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for colorectal cancer in asymptomatic, community-dwelling adults.

Modeling Study

Colorectal Cancer Screening: An Updated Modeling Study for the US Preventive Services Task Force

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1998-2011. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5746

This simulation study models the benefits, burden, and harms associated with colorectal cancer screening strategies based on a range of screening ages, intervals, and modalities.

Viewpoint

Digital Health Passes in the Age of COVID-19: Are “Vaccine Passports” Lawful and Ethical?

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1933-1934. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5283

This Viewpoint discusses digital health passes (DHPs) that would grant access to work, entertainment, shopping, and travel with confirmation of COVID-19 immunity, and the scientific, legal, ethical, and equity considerations that must be worked through for DHPs to be considered effective and fair.

Remote Research and Clinical Trial Integrity During and After the Coronavirus Pandemic

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1935-1936. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4609

This Viewpoint outlines the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in conducting clinical trials and offers some solutions to those barriers.

Incorporating Adult Evidence Into Pediatric Research and Practice: Bayesian Designs to Expedite Obtaining Child-Specific Evidence

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1937-1938. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.25007

This Viewpoint proposes ways to use bayesian methods to integrate evidence from adult clinical trials into the conduct, interpretation, and application of pediatric trials to generate scientifically robust and clinically actionable data for the care of children at a pace comparable with that for adults.

A Piece of My Mind

A Place of Memory and Learning

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1939-1940. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6691

In this narrative medicine essay, a primary care physician describes a binder in which he keeps the face sheet, cards, obituaries, and notes on the patients who died while in his care—a memory book that marks the arc of his career and the impermanence of life.

Editorial

Coronary Revascularization and Cognitive Decline: The Patient or the Procedure?

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1941-1942. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5816

US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening: Forty-Five Is the New Fifty

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1943-1945. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4133
Medical News & Perspectives

Neurologist Faces His Alzheimer Diagnosis Determined to Lessen Stigma Surrounding the Disease

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1926-1928. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5333

This Medical News feature profiles neurologist Daniel Gibbs, MD, PhD, who went from treating Alzheimer disease to living with it.

COVID-19 and the “Lost Year” for Smokers Trying to Quit

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1929-1930. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.5601

This Medical News article describes a reduction in smoking cessation attempts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

News From the Food and Drug Administration

Point-of-Care Test for Sexually Transmitted Infections

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1932. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7164

Reprocessed Urological Endoscopes Tied to Infection Risk

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1932. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6754

Trends Identified in Foodborne Illnesses From Leafy Greens

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1932. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7165
Global Health

Pandemic Contributes to Worse Pregnancy Outcomes Worldwide

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1931. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6448

Rare PEG Allergy Triggered Postvaccination Anaphylaxis

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1931. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7215

WHO Calls for Stronger Primary Care in the Postpandemic World

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1931. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.7216
Poetry and Medicine

My Mother Schedules Heart Surgery

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2021. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4776
JAMA Revisited

Life on a Space Ship

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2022. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17942
JAMA Patient Page

Screening for Colorectal Cancer

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2026. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6557

This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s 2021 recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer.

Comment & Response

Removing Race From Kidney Function Estimates

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2018. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.3458

Removing Race From Kidney Function Estimates—Reply

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2018-2019. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.3461

Functional Outcomes Among Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke After Mechanical Thrombectomy With or Without Intravenous Thrombolysis

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2019-2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4034

Functional Outcomes Among Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke After Mechanical Thrombectomy With or Without Intravenous Thrombolysis—Reply

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.4037
Correction

Incorrect Figure Data

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JAMA. 2021;325(19):2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.6322
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JAMA. 2021;325(19):1921-1922. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17939
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