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January 12, 2021, Vol 325, No. 2, Pages 105-195

In This Issue of JAMA

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):e2017737. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17737
Original Investigation

Effect of Out-of-Hospital Sodium Nitrite on Survival to Hospital Admission After Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):138-145. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.24326

This randomized trial compares the effects of paramedic-administered parenteral sodium nitrite (45 mg vs 60 mg) vs placebo on survival to hospital admission among adult patients with out-of-hospital pulseless collapse and cardiac arrest.

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Maternal Opioid-Related Diagnoses in the US, 2010-2017

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):146-155. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.24991

This study uses US national hospital database data to update estimates of prevalence of neonatal abstinence syndrome and maternal opioid-related diagnoses between 2010 and 2017, and to describe state-level variation and associated lengths of stay and costs.

Association of Fresh Embryo Transfers Compared With Cryopreserved-Thawed Embryo Transfers With Live Birth Rate Among Women Undergoing Assisted Reproduction Using Freshly Retrieved Donor Oocytes

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):156-163. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.23718

This cohort study uses US national registry data to compare the association of fresh vs cryopreserved-thawed embryo transfer and live birth rates among women undergoing assisted reproduction technology (ART) procedures using freshly retrieved donor oocytes between 2014 and 2017.

Research Letter

Influenza, Varicella, and Mumps Outbreaks in US Migrant Detention Centers

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):180-182. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.20539

This study uses US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Health Service Corps data to describe incident cases and outbreaks of influenza, varicella, and mumps in 22 US ICE detention centers between 2017 and March 2020.

COVID-19 Testing and Cases in Immigration Detention Centers, April-August 2020

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):182-184. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.21473

This study describes monthly test, test positivity, and case rates for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) among individuals detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) between April and August 2020.

Clinical Implications of Removing Race From Estimates of Kidney Function

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):184-186. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22124

This study uses NHANES data to compare estimated glomerular filtration rate from serum creatinine (eGFRcr) values calculated with vs without race as a variable, and to estimate the number of patients for whom nephrologist referrals and drug and renal replacement recommendations would change as a result according to KDIGO guidelines and Medicare benefit policies.

Viewpoint

COVID-19 as the Leading Cause of Death in the United States

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):123-124. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.24865

This Viewpoint uses CDC data to compare the COVID-19 mortality rate in 2020 with prior leading causes of death (heart disease, cancer, lung disease, and injury) to put into context the cost of the infection in loss of life in the United States.

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    Deaths From COVID-19

Behaviorally Informed Strategies for a National COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion Program

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):125-126. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.24036

This Viewpoint proposes behavioral economic and social marketing strategies to motivate coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination among the public, including making the vaccine free and accessible, requiring it for access to valued activities or settings, and securing public endorsements from leaders or celebrities to ease perceptions of safety and acceptability.

Digital Health—The Need to Assess Benefits, Risks, and Value

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):127-128. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22919

This Viewpoint reviews the regulatory, ethical, and security issues attending the explosive growth in digital health technologies (apps, devices, and systems) and proposes a framework for evaluating the benefits, risks, and value of these new tools before recommending them for routine clinical care.

Building a Better Clinician Value-Based Payment Program in Medicare

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):129-130. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22924

This Viewpoint reviews problems and successes to date in Medicare’s value-based payment programs, and argues for global payment structures across populations, settings, and episodes of care to improve quality, patient-centered outcomes, and efficiency while not disadvantaging safety-net clinicians.

A Piece of My Mind

Hummingbird Lessons

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):131-132. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.24862

In this narrative medicine essay, a critical care and palliative care physician draws a valuable lesson about the limits and beauty of last-ditch interventions after failing to save a fledgling hummingbird chick in its nest.

Editorial

Deaths From COVID-19

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):133-134. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.25381

Removal of Race From Estimates of Kidney Function: First, Do No Harm

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):135-137. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.23373
Review

Glaucoma in Adults—Screening, Diagnosis, and Management: A Review

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):164-174. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.21899

This narrative review provides an update on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of glaucoma.

JAMA Insights

The Pharmacologic Treatment of Schizophrenia—2021

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):175-176. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.19048

This JAMA Insights review summarizes medication options for patients with schizophrenia, including formulations and adverse effects of first- and second-generation antipsychotic drugs, and the psychosocial and rehabilitation interventions to improve treatment adherence and outcomes.

From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics

Glaucoma

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):177-178. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.10269

This Medical Letter review summarizes topical drug treatments for glaucoma by class, formulation, dosage, and cost.

Medical News & Perspectives

Pandemic Spotlights In-home Colon Cancer Screening Tests

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):116-118. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22466

This article describes efforts to increase the use of in-home stool-based colon cancer screening during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The JAMA Forum

Postelection Prospects for Expanding Health Care Coverage

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):119-120. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.24932
News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

COVID-19 Precautions Hamper Breastfeeding Support

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):122. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.25241

Health Workers’ Antibody Levels Wane After SARS-CoV-2 Infection

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):122. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.25457
Biotech Innovations

Promising Strategies for Sickle Cell Disease and β-Thalassemia

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):121. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.26232

Broad, Durable Antibody Response in Universal Flu Vaccine Trial

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):121. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.25670

Mixed Findings in Pediatric Neuroblastoma CAR-T Therapy Trial

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):121. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.26233
The Arts and Medicine

“The Guts to Really Look at It”—Medicine and Race in Robert Colescott’s Emergency Room

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):113-115. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.20888

This Arts and Medicine feature describes the use of the painting Emergency Room, by Robert Colescott, to broach uncomfortable discussions with emergency medicine trainees and faculty about organized medicine’s contribution to racial injustice and inequity, past and present.

Poetry and Medicine

Partners and Pardners

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):189. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.20213
JAMA Revisited

The Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):190. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17738
JAMA Patient Page

Prolactinomas

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):195. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.3744

This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms of prolactinomas, benign tumors of the pituitary gland, and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.

Comment & Response

Long-term Complications of Bariatric Surgery

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):186. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22478

Long-term Complications of Bariatric Surgery—Reply

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):186-187. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22487

Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Noncardiac Surgery and Stroke

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):187. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22481

Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Noncardiac Surgery and Stroke—Reply

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JAMA. 2021;325(2):187-188. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22484
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JAMA. 2021;325(2):105-106. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.17735
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