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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This narrative review provides an update on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of glaucoma.
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.
This Medical Letter review summarizes topical drug treatments for glaucoma by class, formulation, dosage, and cost.
This article describes efforts to increase the use of in-home stool-based colon cancer screening during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the symptoms of prolactinomas, benign tumors of the pituitary gland, and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
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