This cluster randomized trial evaluates the effect of a hospital and postdischarge quality improvement intervention vs usual care on time to heart failure rehospitalization or death, and quality of care, among patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction in the US.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of 14-day antibiotic treatment vs 7 days of antibiotic treatment plus 7 days of placebo among afebrile men with urinary tract infection.
This retrospective analysis examined the frequency of thrombocytopenia and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia among patients with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) before COVID-19 to help elucidate the association of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 and Ad26.COV2.S vaccines and CVST thrombocytopenia.
This follow-up to the STOP-BPD randomized clinical trial, which investigated the efficacy and safety of systemic hydrocortisone treatment initiated 7 to 14 days after birth in ventilator-dependent, very preterm infants in the Netherlands and Belgium at 36 weeks’ postmenstrual age, examines the prespecified composite of death and neurodevelopmental impairment among these infants at 2 years’ corrected age.
This Viewpoint discusses how family, friends, social media, the larger public, and others can influence an individual’s health care decisions, including COVID-19 vaccination, and offers ways in which to build confidence in vaccination among groups that may be skeptical of getting the vaccine.
This Viewpoint considers 4 possible scenarios—eradication, elimination, cohabitation, and conflagration—for the resolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, depending on vaccination rates, viral variants, and deadly disease waves.
This Viewpoint describes the problem of rising out-of-pocket costs for individuals with employer-sponsored insurance, the causes of this issue, and possible solutions.
In this narrative medicine essay, a resident in medicine and pediatrics learns in her last year of medical school that her physician father has metastatic liver cancer and hopes that for just a day or a little longer the 2 could share the title doctor.
This Rational Clinical Examination systematic review summarizes studies that examined the accuracy of current methods of blood pressure measurement, including home and office monitoring, compared with ambulatory blood pressure monitoring as the reference standard for diagnosing hypertension in patients not receiving treatment for hypertension.
This JAMA Insights reviews the use of anabolic medications to reduce the risk of osteoporosis-related fractures, including teriparatide, abaloparatide, and romosozumab.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update discusses various clinical aspects of lipoprotein(a), including association with cardiovascular disease risk, measurement, guideline recommendations, and emerging therapies.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases/Infectious Diseases Society of America 2019 guideline update on screening for hepatitis C virus.
This Medical News article describes the social and structural factors that drive exceptionally high HIV infection rates among transgender women.
This Arts and Medicine feature contains a kidney-themed crossword puzzle.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the goals of cardiac rehabilitation, its 3 phases, and which patients benefit from it.
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