This Viewpoint examines the risks and benefits of consuming probiotic products and current labelling practices in the United States.
This Viewpoint examines how the term intensive care unit may contribute to patient and physician expectations of more invasive and aggressive therapies, and suggests that a change in the nomenclature may be a first step in realigning patient and physician expectations from burdensome treatment towoard a more patient-centered approach.
This Viewpoint highlights the challenges faced by patients with end-stage renal disease who are homeless, recommends measures to determine the prevalence and outcomes of homelessness among Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease, and proposes approaches to improve outcomes through supportive housing.
This systematic review and quantitative analysis evaluates progression-free survival as a surrogate outcome for health-related quality of life in oncology.
This population-based cohort study investigates the association between organic food consumption and the risk of cancer in a large cohort of French adults.
This content analysis of 796 hip-hop music videos assesses the prevalence of electronic tobacco and marijuana products and brand placement in the most popular music videos from 2013 to 2017.
This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of a patient-directed, online advance care planning program plus an easy-to-read advance directive with that of an advance directive alone to increase advance care planning and patient-reported engagement among English- and Spanish-speaking populations.
This cohort study uses electronic health record data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink database to examine the association between antihypertensive treatment prescriptions and all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, and adverse events in low-risk patients with mild hypertension.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of IMPaCT, a patient-centered program that uses trained community health workers to assist patients receiving treatment at 3 different facilities with the socioeconomic and behavioral aspects of their health.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines interventions used to increase the rates of colorectal cancer screening tests.
This population-based cohort study examines the risk of maternal mortality or severe morbidity, adverse fetal and infant outcomes, and spontaneous preterm delivery after short interpregnancy intervals in both younger and older Canadian women.
This population-based survey study uses data from the US National Health and Aging Trends Study to describe the attitudes of older Medicare beneficiaries toward deprescribing and whether individual characteristics are associated with these attitudes.
This study uses data from the Alberta Kidney Disease Network population database to evaluate the association of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker use with posthospitalization outcomes in patients with acute kidney injury.
This systematic review assessed the evidence suggesting that reduced dietary salt intake benefits patients with heart failure in randomized clinical trials.
This Teachable Moment describes the case of a 58-year-old man with bilateral knee osteoarthritis who presented to the emergency department with 1 week of dizziness and intermittent dark stools.
This case report describes the occurrence of atrial flutter presenting on an electrocardiogram as electrical alternans.
This cohort study examines the prevalence of high out-of-pocket health care spending across health plans with different deductible levels among adults in low-income families who have chronic conditions.
This observational study describes trends in emergency department visits and admission rates among US acute care hospitals using data from the National Emergency Department Survey.
This study examines the prevalence of conflicts of interest among authors of clinical practice guidelines and failure to accurately report financial relationships among authors and industry.
This study examines the presence and extent of undeclared financial conflicts of interest among authors of clinical practice guidelines related to high-revenue medications.
This survey of Medicare claims data compares the medical and financial performance of hospitals that exited and hospitals that remained in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Program.
This study analyzes electronic diagnostic test ordering habits of internal medicine resident physicians at an academic medical center and during academic year 2016-2017.
This analysis of dietary supplements purchased in 2014 and purchased again in 2017 examines whether stimulants that were initially present were still present after issuance of public notices by the US Food and Drug Administration to remove potentially hazardous ingredients.