This Viewpoint discusses how gun owner groups, gun owners and their families, and clinicians can help prevent firearm suicides.
This Viewpoint discusses physicians’ role in the prevention of firearm suicides through patient education and the necessity of treating firearm suicide as a unique issue.
This Viewpoint discusses the remaining obstacles to widespread adoption of personalized firearm technology and how to address them.
This Viewpoint argues that physicians and medical students should be trained to communicate the risks of firearms to their patients.
This randomized trial examines the effect of a decision aid intervention about goals of care vs usual care on improved communication, decision-making, and palliative care for patients with advanced dementia.
This randomized clinical trial examines the efficacy of risperidone or haloperidol relative to placebo in relieving target symptoms of delirium associated with distress among patients receiving palliative care.
This study analyzes whether the onset of the “stand your ground” self-defense law enacted in Florida was associated with changes in the underlying trends for homicide and suicide and homicide and suicide by firearm.
This population-based study uses data from the Health and Retirement Study to compare the prevalence of dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012.
This cross-sectional study examines whether a quantity-limit policy for blood glucose test strips introduced in Canada was associated with changes in clinical outcomes.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial examines whether thiazide diuretics for hypertension are associated with reduced fracture risk in older adults.
This study attempts to identify prosthetic aortic valve models that display unexpected patterns of mortality or reintervention using national registry data and record linkage from UK National Health Service and private hospitals that submit data to the registry.
This cohort study evaluates association of low-intensity smoking with a lifetime risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality in individuals in the National Institutes of Health–AARP Diet and Health Study.
This Special Communication summarizes the laws of all US states as they affect the transfer of firearms from the home and identifies aspects that affect the prevention of suicide by firearm.
This Special Communication reviews the history of tort litigation against the firearms industry and discusses Soto et al v Bushmaster Firearms International.
This systematic review updates previous US firearm legislation, focusing on the effect of firearm laws on a single outcome, firearm homicides.
This Teachable Moment describes a case of a man readmitted to the hospital for complications with his ileostomy bag; after magnetic resonance imaging of his brain and appropriate testing, he was diagnosed with Huntington disease.
This case of an asymptomatic woman in her 30s who presented for a baseline physical examination and was given nonrecomended liver function screening and phlebotomy following misdiagnosis highlights the importance of emphasizing clinical judgment in ordering and assesing test results.
This Teachable Moment describes a patient undergoing medically managed withdrawal from ultra–high-dose opioid therapy for chronic back pain.
This study assesses trends in scientific research on the association between guns, crimes, and violence and examines changes in the number of articles and the number of researchers writing them.
This study examines the variability in retail pricing of generic drugs for heart failure.
This study analyzes extra blood tube usage over 6 years at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to examine how often extra tubes were used for add-on orders.
This study examines the association between hemoglobin A1c levels, persistent functional decline, and death in a national sample of residents in Veterans Affairs nursing homes.
This analysis of electronic health records and claims examines whether a post–hospital discharge follow-up visit is associated with reduced 30-day readmissions in a Medicare Advantage population.
This study reports the relationship between Medicare Star Ratings for hospitals and the “stress” ranking of 150 US cities.
This qualitative study explores the causes of transfers from nursing homes to hospitals and identifies practices that help facilities avoid them.
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