Khan et al evaluate sex differences in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) presentation and estimate associations between sex, sociodemographic, gender identity, psychosocial and clinical factors, markers of coronary disease severity, and absence of chest pain in young patients with ACS. Akinkuolie and Mora comment in their editorial.
Ebell et al developed a simple prearrest point score that can identify patients unlikely to survive in-hospital cardiac arrest neurologically intact or with minimal deficits. See the viewpoint by Berger and the editor’s note by Covinsky.
Nyweide and coauthors determined whether Medicare patients with ambulatory visit patterns indicating higher continuity of care have a lower risk of preventable hospitalization. See the Article by Gupta and Bodenheimer.
Huynh et al quantify the prevalence and cost of treatment perceived to be futile in adult critical care. Truog and White provide an Invited Commentary.
de Mulder et al evaluate the effectiveness and safety of intensive glucose management in patients with acute coronary syndrome who have hyperglycemia on hospital admission. An invited commentary is provided by Dandona and Boden.
Rosenthal and coauthors evaluate the effects of the pilot program of a multipayer patient-centered medical home on health care utilization and quality. See the Invited Commentary by Grumbach.