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December 2017, Vol 177, No. 12, Pages 1709-1876

In This Issue of JAMA Internal Medicine

Highlights

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1709-1711. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6179
Viewpoint

The Evolution of Procedural Competency in Internal Medicine Training

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1713-1714. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5014

This Viewpoint examines the implications of changing the scope of procedural training for general practitioners in internal medicine.

Optimizing the Clinical Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1715-1716. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5324

This Viewpoint suggests several recommendations for quality care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults that are informed by research evidence and expert opinion.

The Road to Zero Deaths From Motor Vehicle Crashes

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1717-1718. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5320

This Viewpoint highlights the role of the health care community in reducing the number of deaths from motor vehicle crashes.

Compounded Bioidentical Hormone Therapy: Does the Regulatory Double Standard Harm Women?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1719-1720. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5141

This Viewpoint discusses the potential harms of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women taking compounded bioidentical hormone therapy not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Perspective

Sharing Medicine

Music and Medicine: Something Important

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1721. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5146

Residency Evaluations—Where Is the Patient Voice?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1722-1723. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6029

This Perspective discusses the importance of patient feedback during residency training and proposes how to include it.

Editorial

Death by Gun Violence—A Public Health Crisis

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1724-1725. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6917
Original Investigation

Cancer Survivorship Care in Advanced Primary Care Practices: A Qualitative Study of Challenges and Opportunities

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1726-1732. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4747

This case study of 12 advanced primary care practices investigates why primary care has not begun to integrate comprehensive cancer survivorship services.

Association of History of Gestational Diabetes With Long-term Cardiovascular Disease Risk in a Large Prospective Cohort of US Women

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1735-1742. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2790

This cohort study of US women participating in the Nurses’ Health Study II prospectively evaluates the association of a history of gestational diabetes with incident cardiovascular risk.

Wealth-Associated Disparities in Death and Disability in the United States and England

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1745-1753. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3903

This cohort study evaluates the association between wealth, mortality, and disability among older adults in both the United States and England.

Cost-effectiveness of Testing and Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Residents Born Outside the United States With and Without Medical Comorbidities in a Simulation Model

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1755-1764. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3941

This cohort simulation model evaluates the use of tests and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in residents born outside the United States.

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

Work-Family Conflict and the Sex Difference in Depression Among Training Physicians

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1766-1772. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5138

This prospective longitudinal study examines the increase in depressive symptoms during physicians’ internship year, its potentially disproportionate effect on women, and work-family conflict as a risk factor.

Association of Warfarin Use With Lower Overall Cancer Incidence Among Patients Older Than 50 Years

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1774-1780. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5512

This population-based cohort study uses the Norwegian national registries to determine the association between warfarin use and cancer incidence among persons aged 52 to 82 years.

Comparison of Hospital Resource Use and Outcomes Among Hospitalists, Primary Care Physicians, and Other Generalists

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1781-1787. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5824

This cohort study uses Medicare claims data to examine differences in health care resource use and outcomes among hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries cared for by hospitalists, their own primary care physicians, or other generalists.

Intervention With Brief Cessation Advice Plus Active Referral for Proactively Recruited Community Smokers: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1790-1797. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5793

This pragmatic cluster randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of advice plus referral to smoking cessation services in individuals with varying levels and lengths of smoking.

Effect of Patient Navigation and Financial Incentives on Smoking Cessation Among Primary Care Patients at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1798-1807. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4372

This randomized clinical trial evaluates a multicomponent intervention to promote smoking cessation among smokers with low socioeconomic status and smokers who are minorities.

Long-term Sustainability of Diabetes Prevention Approaches: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1808-1817. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6040

This meta-analysis examines the use of medications and lifestyle modifications to reduce the progression to diabetes in persons with diabetes risks.

Invited Commentary

Integration of Cancer Survivorship Care and Primary Care Practice

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1732-1734. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3132

Pregnancy and Subsequent Glucose Intolerance in Women of Childbearing Age: Heeding the Early Warning Signs for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1742-1744. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4768

Health and Wealth in the United States and England—Two Very Different Countries With Similar Findings

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1753-1754. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5090

Mainstreaming Latent Tuberculosis Infection Testing and Treatment in the United States: Who and How

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1764-1765. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4916

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

Moving Toward Evidence-Based Interventions for Trainee and Physician Wellness

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1772-1773. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5164

The Costs and Benefits of Hospital Care by Primary Physicians: Continuity Counts

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1788-1789. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5833
Special Communication

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

The Business Case for Investing in Physician Well-being

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1826-1832. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4340

This Special Communication applies financial principles to determine the cost of physician burnout and the financial return on organizational investments to reduce it.

Less Is More

Evidence-Based Guidelines to Eliminate Repetitive Laboratory Testing

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1833-1839. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5152

This Special Communication describes the effect of interventions used to reduce ordering of laboratory tests for inpatients to lower hospital costs and adverse event rates.

Review

The Practice and Implications of Finding Fluid During Point-of-Care Ultrasonography: A Review

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1818-1825. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5048

This review examines basic concepts and applications of point-of-care ultrasonography, as well as issues surrounding training and implementation.

Teachable Moment

Less Is More

Unnecessary Use of Inferior Vena Cava Filters: A Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1847-1848. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3991

This Teachable Moment examines the case of a woman in her 20s with ulcerative colitis, unprovoked deep vein thromboses, and pulmonary embolism who had been taking coumadin and presented with acute-onset left-sided pleuritic chest pain for 3 days.

Treating the “Wake-up Call” of Alcohol Use: A Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1849-1850. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5502

This Teachable Moment explores the case of a patient who gained new insight into his own patterns of unhealthy drinking after having a seizure.

Unnecessary Thyroid Ultrasonography in the Evaluation of Laboratory Thyroid Abnormalities

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1851-1852. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5521

This Teachable Moment looks at the case of a woman with hypothyroidism and the risks of unnecessary thyroid ultrasonography in the workup of this disorder.

Less Is More

Appropriate Use of Imaging for Acute Abdominal Pain

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1853-1854. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6135

The case described in this Teachable Moment demonstrates that clinicians should consider the costs and downsides of additional imaging when acute abdominal pain is deemed nonurgent by clinical assessment.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Pitfalls of Single-Electrocardiogram Lead Monitoring: A Lead of Deceit

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1840-1841. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.3622

The Concertina Case of Ventricular Preexcitation

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1842-1844. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4857

A Case of Chest Pain and Transient Cardiac Arrest

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1845-1846. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5853
Research Letter

Health Care Reform

Assessing Health Insurance Coverage Characteristics and Impact on Health Care Cost, Worry, and Access: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1855-1858. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5047

This study assessed a randomly selected, age-stratified sample of 698 childhood cancer survivors and 210 siblings and insurance coverage characteristics to determine the impact of underinsurance.

Association of Racial Differences With End-of-Life Care Quality in the United States

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1858-1860. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4793

This cross-sectional analysis of survey data collected from 2011 to 2015 for the National Health and Aging Trends Study assesses whether racial differences in the quality of end-of-life care persist in the United States.

Trends in Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement by Indication in the United States From 2005 to 2014

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1861-1862. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5960

This population-based study examines the change in the rates of inferior cava filter placement in US inpatients from 2005 to 2014.

Using Spatial and Temporal Mapping to Identify Nosocomial Disease Transmission of Clostridium difficile

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1863-1865. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5506

This study evaluates the use of spatial and temporal mapping to identify nosocomial disease transmission of Clostridium difficile.

Firearm Violence

Use of Firearms in Terrorist Attacks: Differences Between the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1865-1868. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5723

This analysis of the Global Terrorism Database evaluates differences in the use of firearms in terrorist attacks between the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

Comment & Response

Drug Trials Snapshots and Sexless Drug Labels

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1868. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5643

Drug Trials Snapshots and Sexless Drug Labels—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1868-1869. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5646

Search Images and Extrapolation Risk

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1869-1870. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4910

Search Images and Extrapolation Risk—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1870. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5097

Search Images and Extrapolation Risk

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1870. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6310

Search Images and Extrapolation Risk—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1871. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4922

Specialty Societies and Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1871-1872. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5557

Specialty Societies and Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1872. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4932

Considerations Concerning Disease Redefinition

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1872-1873. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6139

Concerns About Conclusions of Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1873-1874. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6142

Considerations Concerning Disease Redefinition—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1873. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6155

Concerns About Conclusions of Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1874-1875. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6152

Selection Does Not Equate Consumption

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1875. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6725

Selection Does Not Equate Consumption—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1875-1876. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6728
Correction

Incorrect Author Affiliation

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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1876. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.6446
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JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1712. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.6180
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