This essay suggests that clinicians should be aware of situational impediments to accurate physical examination findings.
This Editorial discusses the opportunities and challenges of implementing the interventions to prevent perinatal depression detailed in the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.
This California population-based study assesses differential exposure to opioids via the health care system by race/ethnicity and income and describes the observed social gradient of the current opioid epidemic.
Using population-based surveillance data, this case study reports epidemiology trends in invasive group B Streptococcus disease among US nonpregnant adults according to demographic characteristics, underlying clinical conditions, and isolate characteristics.
This cohort study uses the self-reported food intake and other nutrition-related data of a large cohort of adults enrolled in the French NutriNet-Santé Study to assess the association between ultraprocessed food consumption and risk of death from any cause.
This descriptive analysis examines the incidence of hospital-acquired complications in a cohort of patients undergoing 1 of 7 procedures for which hospital admission is usually not needed.
This epidemiological study evaluates the association of primary care physician supply and both all-cause and cause-specific mortality by comparing US population and insurance claims data with data on density of primary care physicians and specialist physician density.
This cohort study examines nearly 50 years of medical data of adolescents conscripted into the Israel Defense Forces army to understand whether late-adolescence hypertension is a risk factor in the future development of end-stage renal disease.
This cross-sectional study characterizes trends in switching to and from Medicare Advantage plans among high-need beneficiaries and evaluates the drivers of disenrollment decisions among US Medicare enrollees.
This registry-based cohort study compares adverse event rates up to 3 years after initiation of treatment among patients receiving combination warfarin and aspirin therapy (without a therapeutic indication for aspirin use) vs those receiving warfarin monotherapy.
This study assesses whether urinary oxalate excretion predisposes patients to more rapid progression of chronic kidney disease.
This systematic review uses the validated Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation Instrument to assess 421 clinical practice guidelines for the management of common noncommunicable diseases in primary care and elucidate factors associated with quality of clinical practice guidelines.
This Teachable Moment emphasizes the importance of contraception counseling in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and other chronic medical conditions requiring potentially teratogenic medications and outlines the means to overcome the present barriers to such counseling.
This study evaluates the inclusion of studies identified by the FDA as having falsified data in the results of meta-analyses.
This study assesses whether American Thoracic Society clinical practice guidelines are substantiated by high-quality evidence and can be used to promote evidence-based medicine.
This case report evaluates the Sgarbossa criteria for the diagnosis of ST elevation myocardial infarction and points to recent improvements in the criteria.
A man in his 70s with stage 4 chronic kidney disease and atrial fibrillation presented with 1 month of progressive dyspnea on exertion, orthopnea, and worsening lower extremity edema. What is your diagnosis?
This survey study evaluates behavioral health risks and burnout among physician mothers who have caregiving responsibilities for persons in addition to their patients and children.
This study examines trends in opioid prescribing at the US national and county levels during 2015 and 2017.
This study evaluates racial differences in opioid overdose deaths in New York City for 2017.
This analysis of data from pharmaceutical manufacturers assesses the extent and distribution of industry payments to the executive board members of professional medical associations in Japan.
This study assesses the use of Google Translate for Spanish and Chinese translations of emergency department discharge instructions.