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September 2022, Vol 182, No. 9, Pages 896-1016

Viewpoint

The Role of Primary Care Clinicians in Protecting Access to Abortion Services

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):897-898. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3188

This Viewpoint discusses the key role of primary care clinicians in protecting patient access to safe abortion services.

Perspective

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The Gift

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):899-900. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2937

This essay describes the author’s family’s experience in shared decision-making and clinician–family communication in end-of-life care of a loved one.

Original Investigation

High-Dose Dexamethasone and Oxygen Support Strategies in Intensive Care Unit Patients With Severe COVID-19 Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure: The COVIDICUS Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):906-916. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2168

This randomized clinical trial assesses high-dose dexamethasone vs standard care and 3 oxygenation strategies for intensive care unit (ICU) patients with severe COVID-19 acute hypoxemic respiratory failure.

Association of Sociodemographic Characteristics With US Medical Student Attrition

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):917-924. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2194

This retrospective cohort study investigates the association between sociodemographic characteristics and medical school attrition rates in the US.

Clinical Outcomes and Cost Associated With an Intravascular Microaxial Left Ventricular Assist Device vs Intra-aortic Balloon Pump in Patients Presenting With Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):926-933. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2735

This cohort study examines the association of intravascular left ventricular assist device or intra-aortic balloon pump use with clinical outcomes and cost in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock.

Syncope and the Risk of Subsequent Motor Vehicle Crash: A Population-Based Retrospective Cohort Study

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):934-942. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2865

This cohort study compares the rate of motor vehicle crashes among patients discharged from the emergency department after first-episode syncope vs conditions other than syncope to determine if more stringent driving restrictions are warranted.

Effect of a Comprehensive Telehealth Intervention vs Telemonitoring and Care Coordination in Patients With Persistently Poor Type 2 Diabetes Control: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):943-952. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2947

This randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of a comprehensive telehealth intervention vs a simpler telehealth approach for patients with persistently poorly controlled type 2 diabetes.

Effectiveness of Early Time-Restricted Eating for Weight Loss, Fat Loss, and Cardiometabolic Health in Adults With Obesity: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):953-962. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3050

This randomized clinical trial assesses whether practicing early time-restricted eating is more effective for weight loss, fat loss, and cardiometabolic health in adults with obesity than eating over a period of 12 or more hours.

Assessment of Calories Purchased After Calorie Labeling of Prepared Foods in a Large Supermarket Chain

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):965-973. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3065

This longitudinal study examines associations of calorie labeling of prepared foods with calories purchased in a large supermarket chain.

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Patient-Centered Pain Care Using Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Health Tools: A Randomized Comparative Effectiveness Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):975-983. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3178

This randomized noninferiority trial compares the effectiveness and cost of cognitive behavioral therapy delivered using artificial intelligence vs traditional telephone therapy for patients with chronic back pain.

Editorial

Updated USPSTF Recommendations for Behavioral Counseling Interventions: Gaps, Challenges, and Opportunities

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):901-903. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2015

Intravascular Microaxial Left Ventricular Assist Device for Acute Myocardial Infarction With Cardiogenic Shock—A Call for Evidence of Benefit

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):903-905. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2734
Invited Commentary

Repaving the Pathway to Prevent the Loss of Students With Marginalized Identities—Medical Student Attrition

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):924-925. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2140

Time-Restricted Eating to Improve Health—A Promising Idea in Need of Stronger Clinical Trial Evidence

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):963-964. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3038

Health Care Policy and Law

Preventing Obesity—It Is Time for Multiple Policy Strategies

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):973-974. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3039

Unmet Needs in Health Disparities Research—It’s Not Just About Patients

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):995-996. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2877

Remote Patient Monitoring—Will More Data Lead to More Health?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1007-1008. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3040
Editor's Note

Driving Safety After an Acute Illness—This Is Our Lane

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):942. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2874
Research Letter

Differences Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups in the Unmet Existential and Supportive Care Needs of People Receiving Dialysis

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):992-995. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.1677

This cohort study examines differences regarding existential and supportive care needs for patients with kidney disease between individuals of racial and ethnic minority groups compared with White individuals.

Assessment of Prices for Cardiovascular Tests and Procedures at Top-Ranked US Hospitals

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):996-999. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2602

This cross-sectional study describes variation in prices for common cardiovascular tests and procedures, both between and within top-ranked US hospitals.

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Evaluation of a Best Practice Advisory on Ordering Prothrombin Time, International Normalized Ratio, and Partial Thromboplastin Time Tests

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):999-1000. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2609

This quality improvement study assesses changes in prothrombin time, international normalized ratio, and partial thromboplastin time testing after a best practices advisory was issued.

An Electronic Medical Record–Based Decision Support Tool for the Diagnosis of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1000-1002. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2684

This cohort study evaluates an electronic medical record–based tool for diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic hypercalcemia.

Internet Searches for Abortion Medications Following the Leaked Supreme Court of the United States Draft Ruling

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1002-1004. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2998

This cross-sectional study evaluates whether internet searches for abortion medications increased following the leak of a draft Supreme Court of the United States ruling that would overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade decision.

Trends in Remote Patient Monitoring Use in Traditional Medicare

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1005-1006. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3043

This cross-sectional study uses traditional Medicare claims data to assess trends in general remote patient monitoring from January 2018 through September 2021.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

The Devil Hides in the Details—Rare Electrocardiogram Findings in a Patient in Their 50s

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):984-985. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2720

This case report describes a patient in their 50s who presented to the emergency department with dyspnea, palpitations, fatigue, and syncope, following a fever and symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection.

Beyond Left Bundle Branch Block

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):986-987. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2804

This case report describes the electrocardiogram findings of a patient with a history of atrial fibrillation, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia who presented with sudden onset chest pain and shortness of breath.

Wide Complex Tachycardia and Flecainide

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):988-989. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2940

This case report describes a patient in their 70s with a history of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation who presented to the emergency department with complaints of dizziness.

Remarkably Widened QRS Complex Following a Lethal Dose of Propafenone—An Ominous Sign

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):990-991. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3367

This case report describes the electrocardiogram findings of a patient in their 30s who attempted suicide by taking propafenone and presented to the emergency department with impaired consciousness and convulsions.

JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page

What Should I Know About Coverage With Medicare Part D?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1016. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2880

This JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page describes features of Medicare Part D and how to enroll in its plans.

Comment & Response

Prostate Cancer Screening at US Cancer Centers

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1008. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2456

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Prostate Cancer Screening at US Cancer Centers—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1008-1009. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2459

Where Is the Culprit Lesion in the New Electrocardiogram Pattern?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1009-1010. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2517

Where Is the Culprit Lesion in the New Electrocardiogram Pattern?—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1010. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2520

Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Delivered via Telemedicine to Persons With Opioid Use Disorder

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1011. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2566

An Alternate Explanation for Bifascicular Block With QRS Complex Axis Change

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1011-1012. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2724

Spotting Spodick Sign in the Diagnostic Dilemma

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1012. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2808

Spotting Spodick Sign in the Diagnostic Dilemma—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1012-1013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2811

Awake Prone Positioning in COVID-19: Signal or Noise?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3115

Awake Prone Positioning in COVID-19: Signal or Noise?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1013-1014. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3575

Awake Prone Positioning in COVID-19: Signal or Noise?—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1014-1015. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3112
Correction

Errors in Results, Discussion, Tables, and Supplement

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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):1015. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.3421
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JAMA Intern Med. 2022;182(9):896. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.6097
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