This Viewpoint argues that the shift from treating patients with symptomatic Alzheimer disease to treating those with preclinical disease carries the risk of overdiagnosis.
This Viewpoint assesses the risks and benefits associated with the ketogenic diet for treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
This analysis quantifies the contribution of regression to the mean to declining readmission rates at hospitals initially penalized under the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
This cohort study uses a large multihospital database to evaluate the association between hospital rates of echocardiogram use and outcomes in adult patients with acute myocardial infarction.
This case-control study uses more than 25 million insurance claims to assess whether individuals who did not receive an opioid prescription had greater odds of overdose when a opioid prescription was dispensed to a family member.
This cohort study examines the association of the regular use of electronic cigarettes with the number of cigarettes smoked per day, smoking cessation among current smokers, and smoking relapse among former smokers in France.
This economic decision model estimates the financial and reproductive health implications for implementation of a 12-month option for dispensing oral contraceptive pills in the Veterans Affairs health care system.
This cohort study reviews data from fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries without known heart disease who underwent cataract surgery to compare care cascades (tests, treatments, visits, hospitalizations, a and new diagnoses) between those who received preoperative electrocardiograms and those who did not.
This cohort study examines the appropriateness of diagnostic evaluation for primary hyperparathyroidism in patients with hypercalcemia and the use of parathyroidectomy for the treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism across the Veterans Affairs health care system.
This cohort study assesses strategies to identify women at high risk of advanced breast cancer to target patient-practitioner discussions about the need for supplemental imaging.
This randomized clinical trial examines the safety and efficacy of nabiximols, an oromucosal tetrahydrocannabinol-cannabidiol medication vs placebo, in the treatment of adults with cannabis dependence.
This cohort study evaluates records of 555 residents of 32 New England nursing homes who returned to their nursing homes after hospitalization to measure the frequency, severity, and preventability of adverse events in the 45 days after hospitalization.
This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates 22 randomized clinical trials including 2588 participants with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) who underwent interventions to determine whether these interventions were associated with changes in NAFLD biomarkers.
This Editorial discusses the importance of quickly implementing the latest US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for HIV screening and preexposure prophylaxis.
This Teachable Moment examines the case of a man taking a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) who received a high international normalized ratio (INR) test result during a visit to the emergency department and suggests that INR is an unreliable measure of therapeutic anticoagulation in patients taking DOACs.
This Teachable Moment examines the case of a man in his 70s who presented to the emergency department 2 weeks after discontinuation of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to caution against abrupt PPI discontinuation in patients with multiple risk factors for peptic ulcer disease.
This analysis of 2017 data from the Open Payments Program (OPP) database examines nonresearch industry payments to directors of caronary catheterization and electrophysiology laboratories to characterize payments across 13 OPP-defined categories.
This study reviews all articles from 9 specialty and 4 cross-specialty medical journals across a 10-year period to assess trends in authorship, first authorship, and last authorship among women.
This study of 100% Medicare Inpatient Files assesses strategies for managing coding of comorbidities associated with hospitalization before and after Centers for Medicare & Medicaid coding changes.
This study uses data from a national database of privately insured individuals from 2007 to 2016 to examine first-prescription filling patterns exhibited by family members of high-volume users of opioids or benzodiazepine whose drug treatment has been discontinued.
This study uses administrative claims from an insurance database to examine adoption of digital breast tomosynthesis for cancer screening and describe regional patterns and sociodemographic characteristics associated with its use.
This study uses data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to investigate the association between Medicare copayment policies and discharge rates of vulnerable patients from skilled nursing facilities.
This study assesses the all-cause and cause-specific mortality rates among Major League Baseball players compared with the general US male population.
This case report describes the echocardiographic findings of a military nurse in her 20s with vasovagal syncope.
This Patient Page describes nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and strategies for its treatment.
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