This Viewpoint discusses the legal and public health ramifications of an Australian law mandating the sale of tobacco in plain packaging only.
This Viewpoint examines how data from an Icelandic large-scale genotyping and sequencing initiative can enhance understanding of basic molecular pathways to advance precision medicine.
This article describes the benefits of maintaining a long-term physician-patient relationship rather than the trend toward more temporary relationships.
This cohort study using the Optum Research Database examines whether opioid prescriptions provided by dental clinicians for pain management of third molar extractions to opioid-naive US adolescents and young adults was associated with subsequent opioid use and abuse.
This population-based study examines the risks of and deaths associated with colorectal cancer after a 12-year follow-up period for persons who underwent colonoscopy vs those who did not.
This case-control study compares health care utilization and costs in patients participating in a dementia care program with patients in a propensity score–matched cohort.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the efficacy of mobile phone–delivered cessation interventions targeted to current cigarette smokers at neighborhood sites serving racial/ethnic minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals.
This observational study compares health outcomes, utilization, and costs associated with scheduled vs emergency-only dialysis in undocumented immigrants with end-stage renal disease.
This multicenter cohort study investigates the use of parenteral anticoagulation therapy and its association with in-hospital all-cause death and major bleeding among Chinese patients with non–ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
This secondary analysis of the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening trial evaluates the association between nonadherence to cancer screening tests and mortality, excluding mortality from cancers studied in the trial.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates a patient-driven, home-based program to reduce disability for older adults with functional disabilities.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the efficacy and safety of corticosteroids in patients with sepsis.
This population-based cohort study investigates the prescribing patterns for combined dextromethorphan hydrobromide and quinidine sulfate after regulatory approval for treatment of pseudobulbar affect in patients with dementia and/or Parkinson disease.
This Special Communication, the fifth annual update on medical overuse, discusses 10 studies published in 2017 that are most relevant to understanding medical overuse in adults.
This systematic review summarizes the criteria and methodology used to identify high-quality delirium severity instruments.
This Teachable Moment describes a previously healthy woman with persistent Trichomonas vaginalis infection that was resistant to drug treatment.
This study uses 3 distinct statistical approaches to examine the association between use of inferior vena cava filters and mortality rates in Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries with pulmonary embolism.
This case report describes the electrocardiographic indications and challenges involved in the diagnosis of pause-dependent torsades de pointes ventricular tachycardia.
This report of a case describes a man in his 70s with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia who presented to the emergency department with 4 days of progressive dizziness, shortness of breath, and chest pain on exertion.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings in a woman with dextroversion.
This study analyzes US internet search numbers to evaluate changes in searches for sexual harassment and assault, reporting, and training since the #MeToo movement.
This study examines the appropriate use of percutaneous coronary interventions in New York, Michigan, and Florida using Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project state databases.
This study evaluates the internal and external sources of and preventive steps for data breaches in health care organizations from 2009 to 2017.
This study uses telephone interviews of patients and their surrogates to evaluate surrogates’ knowledge of patients’ treatment goals and confidence in their ability to make patients’ treatment decisions.
This database analysis quantifies the rate of use and cost of self-monitoring blood glucose supplies that are potentially used inappropriately, specifically focusing on test strips.
This study examines the media coverage of the expanded definition of hypertension associated with the new guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.
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