This Viewpoint discusses the changing role of physicians in an era when patients are self-educated about their conditions and can order tests online, evolving from physician paternalism to a role of patient consultant, procedural expert, and gatekeeper to second-line follow-up services.
This Genomics and Precision Health article explains the use of genomic testing in clinical settings when a genetic basis for disease is suspected, but the evaluation has not provided enough specificity to guide selection of a single gene test or a gene panel test.
This Viewpoint discusses ways in which health apps can be improved and regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration to improve health in patients and confidence in the apps by physicians.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of quality improvement reviews to build consensus about when randomized trials of competing treatment strategies are indicated and to inform the design and conduct of comparative effectiveness trials in emergency trauma.
A 25-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant presented with a hyperpigmented, hypoesthetic macule on her palm and an enlarged ulnar nerve. A previous biopsy of the palm lesion had revealed perineural granulomas with inflammatory cells that stained negative for acid-fast bacilli and fungi. What would you do next?
This Viewpoint discusses the need to integrate advancing climate science knowledge into public health preparedness regarding extreme storms as tropical systems are changing and potentially becoming more dangerous.
This Viewpoint argues that a suicide prevention model that considers suicides a “never event” implicates health professionals as failures when suicides occur and constrains the ability of investigators to conduct unbiased studies of meaningful interventions to reduce suicide incidence.
This JAMA Insights reviews the clinical presentation and management of the most common and severe immune checkpoint inhibitor toxicities.
This Medical News article discusses commercial genetic tests to guide drug therapy for depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions.
This Viewpoint discusses the proposed implementation of “public charge” to immigration policy that would make receipt of public assistance grounds for denying immigrants lawful permanent residence in the United States.
This before-after study investigates changes in concussion among Ivy League football players after implementation of a 2016 rule change intended to land more kickoffs in the end zone and reduce player injury.