This randomized clinical trial compares 12 months of implantable loop recorder monitoring to detect atrial fibrillation vs conventional external loop recorder monitoring for 30 days in patients with a recent ischemic stroke.
This randomized clinical trial examines whether long-term cardiac monitoring with an insertable cardiac monitor was more effective than usual care for detection of atrial fibrillation in patients with stroke attributed to cervical or intracranial large artery atherosclerosis or small-vessel occlusion (large- or small-vessel disease).
This randomized trial compares the effect of a reduced-dose glucocorticoid plus rituximab regimen vs the standard high-dose glucocorticoid plus rituximab regimen on remission induction of antineutrophil cytoplasm antibody (ANCA)–associated vasculitis.
This follow-up study measures the antibody response following the second dose of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine in recipients of solid organ transplants.
This study quantifies the total amount of buprenorphine care delivered by active prescribers and to what extent that varies across specialties.
This Viewpoint discusses ways clinicians can provide emotional and psychological support to surrogate decision makers to provide individualized support, lessen their strain, and foster patient-centered decisions for patients unable to make their own.
This Viewpoint considers the barriers to efficient medical record keeping and suggests ways the systems can be studied to maximize their promise and minimize the undue burden many physicians shoulder.
This Viewpoint discusses updates to the Hospital Quality Star Ratings issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), including changes designed to make the rating system simpler and to make comparisons of hospitals more meaningful as well as some continuing challenges.
This Viewpoint explains emerging science that suggests sleep activates the meningeal lymphatic and glymphatic systems to flush fluid and waste products out of the brain and discusses associations between disrupted sleep and neurological disease that may be mediated by glymphatic dysfunction.
In this narrative medicine essay, a geriatrician and palliative care physician learns what it's like to be a patient’s family member during her father’s last days, what it’s like to know the outcome before being told, and what it’s like to wait until after doing everything possible medically to give him permission to let go.
This narrative review provides an update on the management of lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), including treatment with the highest dose of statin tolerated, antithrombotic and/or antiplatelet therapy, and exercise.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update from the CDC’s COVID-19 Response Team discusses the association of changes in COVID-19 case rates and death rates with implementation of state-issued mask mandates and allowance of any on-premises restaurant dining.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update summarizes adverse reactions to the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines reported through February 2021 to the CDC’s new v-safe surveillance system, which collects near–real-time data via smartphone text message prompts and web-based health surveys.
This Medical News article is an interview with Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, the Flint, Michigan, pediatrician who discovered elevated blood lead levels among children exposed to the city’s drinking water.
This Medical News article describes the marketing of continuous glucose monitoring devices to individuals without diabetes.
This JAMA Patient Page describes atrial fibrillation, an irregular and often rapid heart rate, and its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.