This Viewpoint discusses the problem of information overload, distractions, interruptions, and cumbersome workflows that cumulatively contribute to a hazardous work environment for physicians and how to solve it.
This Viewpoint discusses concerns about the approval of nusinersen sodium by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy.
This Viewpoint discusses the role of telehealth in the medical response to disasters.
This Perspective compares the imperfect practice of medicine to the practice of magic and also draws lessons from the painting The Doctor by Luke Fildes.
In this Perspective, a young physician hears news of another physician’s suicide, prompting her to reflect on her own experience with depression as a medical student.
This Perspective discusses the approach of giving patients and families the opportunity for a meaningful talk before intubation, while patients are still able to communicate.
This article discusses the difficult changes that patients may experience, even physicians who become patients.
This cohort study evaluates adoption of an opioid standard of practice intervention by physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants to reduce opioid exposure by switching from intravenous to oral or subcutaneous administration in medical inpatients.
This randomized clinical trial compares a daily sublingual combination of buprenorphine and naloxone with subcutaneous weekly and monthly subcutaneous buprenorphine injection among adults seeking treatment for moderate-to-severe opioid use disorder.
This cohort study compares survival rates among nursing home residents with advanced dementia and hip fracture managed surgically vs nonsurgically.
This qualitative study describes the perceptions of primary care practitioners on the use of an electronic consult system for specialty referrals in a safety-net health system.
This large national cross-sectional study examines the association between hospice length of stay and health care utilization and costs at the end of life among Medicare beneficiaries who had received maintenance hemodialysis.
This 2-arm randomized clinical trial of individuals with uncontrolled hypertension determined if the Medisafe smartphone app improves self-reported medication adherence and blood pressure control.
This cluster randomized corss-over trial examines the effect of implementing systematic cross-checking between emergency department physicians on reducing medical errors.
This meta-analysis estimates the association of palliative care consultation with direct hospital costs for adults with serious illness.
This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates the use of psychological interventions for older adults with chronic pain.
This Viewpoint discusses the lack of benefit and possible harms in treating acute respiratory infections with systemic steroids.
This review summarizes the National Academy of Medicine’s report on achieving effective care for high-need patients.
This Teachable Moment reports the case of a woman with jaw pain, bitemporal headaches, and scalp tenderness who developed acute right eye partial vision loss, an inferior visual field defect, and a hyperemic optic disc, consistent with ischemic optic neuropathy.
This Teachable Moment examines the case of a man who experienced a misdiagnosis due to translation difficulties and argues for more professional medical interpretation services in clinical settings.
This Teachable Moment examines the case of an 81-year-old man with heart failure (HF) who had been prescribed a regimen of therapies for comorbities but did not understand medication instructions owing to sensory impairments and subsequently experienced HF exacerbations due to noncompliance.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a man with sudden-onset chest pain that radiated to his left arm, with associated nausea and diaphoresis.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a young woman with anorexia nervosa who had chest pain and persistent weight loss.
This study examines the frequency of steroid use for acute respiratory tract infections in Louisiana and nationally, and factors associated with this clinical practice.
This study examines the association between oncologists’ receipt of payments from pharmaceutical manufacturers and drug selection in 2 situations where there are multiple treatment options.
This survey study uses the Maslach Burnout Inventory to measure physician burnout and associated outcomes in a large academic medical center.
This observational cohort study evaluated the effect of a second blood pressure (BP) measurement on the rate of BP control among more than 38 000 patients with diagnosed hypertension and who were followed in primary care.
This database analysis examines the extent to which pharmaceutical industry marketing of opioid products to physicians during 2014 was associated with opioid prescribing during 2015.