This Viewpoint examines the time-based billing system of Switzerland and makes recommendations to improve the US health care system.
This Viewpoint argues that the acceleration of the drug approval process could unequally distribute the costs and burdens of testing to vulnerable patient populations.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the efficacy, tolerability, and dose-dependent effects of opioid analgesics for low back pain.
This randomized clinical trial investigates participation rate, adenoma yield, performance, and adverse events of population-based colonoscopy screening in several European countries.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of graphic pictorial vs usual text-based cigarette package health warnings on smoking cessation attempts of smokers.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy of telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia vs menopause education control.
This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of an in-hospital mobility program on posthospitalization function and community mobility in hospitalized patients 65 years and older.
This randomised clinical trial examines the effect of patient navigation on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening levels in low-income and racial/ethnic minority populations.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects on HbA1c levels of adding liraglutide vs placebo to high-dose insulin treatment among patients with type 2 diabetes.
This randomized clinical trial compares centrally assisted collaborative telecare with usual integrated care for military-related posttraumatic stress disorder and depression.
This pharmacoepidemiology study uses claims data to investigate the association between intensive glucose-lowering treatment and severe hypoglycemia among adults with type 2 diabetes between 2001 and 2013.
This cohort study investigates whether referral to the hospital is associated with better outcomes in a population of patients presenting with hypertensive urgency in the office setting.
This random sample analysis estimates the frequency and characteristics of opioid prescribing at hospital discharge among Medicare beneficiaries who had no opioid prescription claim 60 days prior to hospitalization.
This cross-sectional study compares low-value care in the Medicaid and commercially insured populations in Oregon, tests whether provision of low-value care is associated with insurance type, and assesses whether local practice patterns are associated with the provision of low-value care.
This review assesses the relative merits of using nonfasting blood draws for routine lipid testing.
This Teachable Moment details the importance of educating primary care clinicians in preexposure prophylaxis for human immunodeficiency virus.
This Teachable Moment explores whether carotid duplex ultrasonography for possible syncope should be used as part of a preopeartive workup.
A woman in her 60s presented to the emergency department with palpitation and dyspnea. Her blood pressure was 154/78 mm Hg, her pulse was 184 beats per minute, and the arrhythmia did not respond to adenosine. What is your diagnosis?
This case report describes a patient presenting with the lyre-shaped abdominal striae associated with Cushing syndrome.
This survey study assesses attitudes among clinicians toward palliative care in patients receiving transcatheter aortic valve replacement and ventricular assist devices.
This article describes a criteria-based approach to testing vitamin D levels.
This study uses Health and Retirement survey data to examine differences in characteristics of decedents in Medicare Advantage vs fee-for-service Medicare at the end of their lives.
This case series describes HbA1c levels and frequency of hypoglycemia among older patients with type 2 diabetes whose treatment regimen was simplified to once-a-day glargine with or without noninsulin agents.
This study estimates differences in the cost of injectable medication waste attributable to high vs low dead-space syringes.
This study examines the sharing, storage, and disposal of opioid medications by adults as well as the sources of information on those practices.
This study analyzed the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey database to assess the accuracy of diagnoses in patients who present to the emergency department with nontraumatic chest pain.