This Viewpoint discusses how improper matching of placebos to experimental drugs in controlled trials can lead to underreporting of harms, confounding, and misleading trial outcomes.
This Viewpoint summarizes the evidence for a decline in the accuracy of Diamond-Forrester pretest probability estimates, indicates which estimation method is most reliable, and explains why these estimates are clinically useful.
This essay discusses the use of food substitutes rather than medications as a treatment for electrolyte repletion.
This cohort study compares quality measures in safety-net hospitals between states with Medicaid expansion vs nonexpansion following implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
This cohort study compares the associations of long-acting insulin analogs and NPH insulin with the risk of severe hypoglycemia in older patients with type 2 diabetes.
This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of a multifaceted clinical pharmacist intervention on medication safety for patients who are discharged from the hospital and prescribed medications within 1 or more high-risk drug classes.
This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of standard vs sham osteopathic manipulative treatment for reducing activity limitations at 3 months in patients with nonspecific subacute or chronic low back pain.
This analysis pools data from 4 large cohort studies conducted in 58 countries to assess whether associations of fish consumption with risk of cardiovascular disease or mortality differ between individuals with and individuals without vascular disease.
This qualitative study describes the end-of-life care attitudes, beliefs, practices, and discussions reported by patients with decompensated cirrhosis and the clinical team at liver transplant centers.
This national cohort study estimates the lack of equipment to help with bathing and toileting among US adults 65 years or older and describes factors associated with underuse.
This cohort study evaluates evidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection based on diagnostic nucleic acid amplification test among patients who tested positive versus negative for antibodies.
This special communication reviews the benefits and limitations of conducting clinical trials without clinical sites.
This Teachable Moment describes the necessity for clinician familiarity with insulin pumps because of their increased use among patients with type 1 diabetes.
This Teachable Moment explores the issues associated with high-deductible insurance plans when a patient delayed diagnosis and treatment because of financial concerns.
This Teachable Moment discusses the experience of a 76-year-old patient with a fractured hip and a history of repeated falls and considers missed opportunities to recommend fall prevention interventions.
This cross-sectional study examines the prevalence and spending of patients with end-stage kidney disease in the individual market.
This cross-sectional study assesses whether receiving unemployment insurance is associated with lower health-related social needs, better health care access, and better mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This study examines positive real-time polymerase chain reaction nasal-oropharyngeal swab results from patients who recovered from COVID-19 with prior negative results.
This time-series analysis examines the excess number of deaths across population subgroups in California during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This cross-sectional study examines the association of medical stimulants with mortality in the US from 2010 to 2017.
This cohort study assesses the association of cumulative smoking exposure, as measured by pack-years, with outcomes of patients with coronavirus disease 2019.
This survey study examines trends in abortion policies among states by analyzing legislation enacted between January 2017 and November 2020.
This cohort study compares the clinical characteristics and outcomes of hospitalized women who gave birth with and without coronavirus disease 2019.
This cross-sectional study examines current screening mammography recommendations regarding starting age and screening interval among breast cancer centers in the US.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of an asymptomatic older adult with a heart rate of 54 beats/min who was referred for a cardiologic evaluation.
This case report describes a patient in their 30s with obesity and a history of alcohol use who presented with recurrent arrhythmia on telemetry during an admission for acute pancreatitis.
This case report describes the electrocardiographic findings of a man in his 70s with a history of multiple prior ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctions and squamous cell carcinoma of the lung.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the 2 different types of coronary computed tomography scans, as well as their benefits and risks.
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