This meta-analysis of 189 studies involving 80 104 participants examines whether participants in large, multicenter dialysis trials were similar to the general population undergoing dialysis in terms of age, comorbidities, and mortality rate.
This cross-sectional survey study assesses the self-reported prognostic expectations of patients undergoing dialysis and how these expectations relate to care planning, goals, and preferences.
This systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective observational studies quantitatively synthesizes available evidence on the association between plant-based dietary patterns and risk of type 2 diabetes.
This cohort study uses MASS II trial data to assess the association of myocardial ischemia documented during exercise stress testing with major adverse cardiovascular events or changes in the ventricular function in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease.
This microsimulation modeling study evaluates the current guidelines for testing hematuria in adults, comparing the recommended procedures, outcomes, cancer detection rates, costs, advantages, and risks associated with each.
This cohort study evaluates the number of kidney transplants that would have taken place in the United States if the US acceptance rate of deceased donor kidneys was as high as that of France and uses computer simulation algorithms to measure the potential gains in allograft survival years if US programs adopted less restrictive kidney acceptance practices.
This population-based study examines the changes in care from 2005 to 2016 for patients with diabetes in the United States.
This randomized clinical trial investigates the efficacy and safety of acupuncture as adjunctive therapy to antianginal therapies in reducing frequency of angina attacks in patients with chronic stable angina.
This qualitative study evaluates differences in design and implementation of rapid response teams at top-performing and non–top-performing sites for survival of in-hospital cardiac arrest.
This pilot randomized clinical trial explores the effect of individualized coaching on physician burnout, job satisfaction, and well-being.
This Teachable Moment describes the case of a man in his 40s with a history of opioid use disorder in remission taking buprenorphine/naloxone who presented with a fifth distal phalanx fracture and underwent surgery, but had postoperative difficulty securing a prescription for buprenorphine/naloxone.
This Teachable Moment describes challenges faced by clinicians in getting patients to engage in colorectal cancer screening and strategies that clinicians can use to maximize patient adherence to colorectal cancer screening.
This economic evaluation examines whether pharmaceutical industry payments to gastroenterologists are associated with how often they prescribe the pharmaceuticals’ drugs for inflammatory bowel disease.
This cross-sectional study uses Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data to evaluate the association between industry payments to physicians who prescribe gabapentinoids and gabapentinoid prescribing behavior.
This survey study uses data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the American Hospital Association, and US News & World Report to compare services available in hospitals with and without 5-star patient experience summary ratings.
This case study analysis assesses the nature and extent of pharmaceutical industry payments to nonphysician clinicians in Australia and investigates the possible reasons for sponsorship.
This cohort study evaluates the association of directly observed therapy with treatment adherencee in patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension.
This population-based cohort study evaluated how often intramuscular vitamin B12 was prescribed to Canadian elderly patients when not medically necessary.
This population-based cohort study evaluates the risk of cardiac arrhythmia and other cardiovascular events in patients 66 years or older receiving the β3-adrenoceptor agonist mirabegron.
This case report describes a man in his 80s with a VVI pacemaker who presented with left pleuritic chest pain.
This case report describes the electrocardiographic characteristics of a trifascicular block.
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