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September 2021, Vol 181, No. 9, Pages 1154-1268

Viewpoint

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

Toward Gender Equity in Academic Promotions

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1155-1156. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3471

This Viewpoint outlines policy changes to make academic promotions more equitable for women physicians.

Affordability and Access to Abortion Care in the United States

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1157-1158. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3502

This Viewpoint discusses the continuing physical and financial effects of the 1976 Hyde Amendment (as subsequently revised) curtailing access to abortion services for low-income US citizens and examines the risks posed by this and similar legislation.

Perspective

Finding a Voice for the Accidentally Unbefriended

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1159-1160. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2956

This essay describes the challenges that older adults faced during shelter-in-place orders during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Original Investigation

Effect of Antibiotic-Prescribing Feedback to High-Volume Primary Care Physicians on Number of Antibiotic Prescriptions: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1165-1173. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2790

This randomized clinical trial evaluates peer-comparison audit and feedback to primary care physicians with a high volume of antibiotic prescribing to assess the effect of targeted messaging on avoiding unnecessary antibiotic initiation and long-duration prescribing.

The Trial to Reduce Antimicrobial Use in Nursing Home Residents With Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias (TRAIN-AD): A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1174-1182. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3098

This cluster randomized clinical trial in 28 nursing homes in the Boston area tested the effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention to improve management of suspected urinary tract and lower respiratory infections in residents with advanced dementia.

Coffee Consumption and Incident Tachyarrhythmias: Reported Behavior, Mendelian Randomization, and Their Interactions

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1185-1193. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3616

This cohort study assesses the association between consumption of common caffeinated products and the risk of arrhythmias using data from the UK Biobank.

Association of Cycling With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Among Persons With Diabetes: The European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1196-1205. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3836

This cohort study investigates the association between time spent cycling and all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality among persons with diabetes.

  • Editor's Note
    Cycling for Health

Health Care Reform

Changes in Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to Care and Health Among US Adults at Age 65 Years

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1207-1215. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3922

This cross-sectional study examines the association of Medicare with racial and ethnic disparities in access to care and health.

Health Care Policy and Law

Reporting of Death in US Food and Drug Administration Medical Device Adverse Event Reports in Categories Other Than Death

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1217-1223. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3942

This study examines the percentage of medical device adverse event reports submitted to the Us Food and Drug Administration’s Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience database that were not classified as death even though the patient died.

Editorial

Nine Lessons Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic for Improving Hospital Care and Health Care Delivery

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1161-1163. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4237

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

Persistent Gender Pay Gaps in Medicine: What Is Good for the Goose Is Better for the Gander’s Paycheck

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1164. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3470
Invited Commentary

Reducing Antimicrobial Use Among Nursing Home Residents With Advanced Dementia: The Need for Practical Tools

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1183-1184. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3243

Another Cup of Coffee Without an Arrhythmia, Please

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1193-1195. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4073

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Assay in Patients With Kidney Impairment: A Challenge to Clinical Implementation

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1239-1241. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.1194
Editor's Note

Cycling for Health

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1206. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3830

Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1216. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3908

A Response to Excessive Screening Questions

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1255. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2925
Research Letter

Use of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin in Patients With Kidney Impairment: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1237-1239. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.1184

This randomized clinical trial examines the use of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin testing for patients with kidney impairment.

Effectiveness of Tocilizumab in Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19: A Follow-up of the CORIMUNO-TOCI-1 Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1241-1243. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2209

This follow-up study of the CORIMUNO-TOCI-1 randomized clinical trial examines the association between survival and C-reactive protein levels in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 who were treated with tocilizumab.

Association of Facial Paralysis With mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines: A Disproportionality Analysis Using the World Health Organization Pharmacovigilance Database

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1243-1245. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2219

This disproportionality analysis uses the World Health Organization pharmacovigilance database to explore the potential safety signal of facial paralysis after COVID-19 vaccination.

Social Connectedness Among Medicare Beneficiaries Following the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1245-1248. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2348

This cross-sectional study examines social connectedness among Medicare beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Sexual Orientation of Editors at Leading Medical and Scientific Journals: A Cross-sectional Survey

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1248-1251. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2363

This survey study assesses the diversity of editors at leading medical and scientific journals.

Spread of Misinformation About Face Masks and COVID-19 by Automated Software on Facebook

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1251-1253. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2498

This cross-sectional study examines the spread of misinformation regarding the Danish Study to Assess Face Masks for the Protection Against COVID-19 Infection on Facebook.

Less Is More

Frequency of Administration of Standardized Screening Questions in Federally Qualified Health Centers

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1253-1255. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2503

This quality improvement study assesses the frequency of standardized screenings tied to performance metrics within a national network of federally qualified health centers.

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

Gender Gaps in Salary and Representation in Academic Internal Medicine Specialties in the US

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1255-1257. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3469

This cross-sectional analysis examines survey data on academic physician salaries from 2018 to 2019 using the Association of American Medical Colleges Faculty Salary Report to evaluate demographics and salaries of academic internal medicine physician specialists.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Acute Myocardial Infarction With Diffuse ST-Segment Elevation: Where Is the Culprit?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1224-1226. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2607

This case report describes the electrocardiographic results of a patient with severe substernal chest pain.

Stress-Induced Progression of Atrioventricular Block in a Patient with Breathlessness

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1227-1228. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2970

This case report describes a patient in their 50s with mild exertional breathlessness.

A Mimic of Myocardial Ischemia in a Woman With Hyperemesis Gravidarum

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1229-1230. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3053

This case report presents electrocardiographic findings mimicking myocardial ischemia in a pregnant woman in her 20s with hyperemesis gravidarum.

Diagnostic Approach to Wide Complex Tachycardia

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1231-1233. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3189

This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings in a woman in her 60s with metastatic melanoma who presented with intermittent palpitations and light-headedness.

Home Diagnosis of Wide Complex Tachycardia—The Value for Remote Monitoring

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1234-1236. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3194

This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a patient in their 60s with a history of myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass surgery, reduced left ventricular ejection fraction, and a single-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillator who experienced palpitations at home.

JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page

I Want to Lose Weight: Which Diet Is Best?

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1268. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3342

This Patient Page summarizes some options available to people looking to lose weight.

Comment & Response

Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines Against Active Comparators or Inert Placebos

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1257-1258. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2124

Necessity of Coronary CT Scans

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1258-1259. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2507

Necessity of Coronary CT Scans—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1259. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2510

The Importance of Considering Frailty in Research on Older Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1259-1260. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2523

The Importance of Considering Frailty in Research on Older Adults—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1260. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.2520

Assessment of Screening Mammography Recommendations

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1260-1261. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3207

Assessment of Screening Mammography Recommendations

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1261-1262. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3532

Less Is More

Assessment of Screening Mammography Recommendations—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1262. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3210

The Coverage in England of US-Approved Cancer Drugs

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1263. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3336

The Coverage in England of US-Approved Cancer Drugs—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1263-1264. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3339

Error in Number of Eligible Patients in Survey of Self-reported Prognostic Expectations of People Undergoing Dialysis

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1264-1265. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3259
Correction

Errors in Cohort Derivation, Results, Figures, Tables, and Supplement

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1265. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3894
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JAMA Internal Medicine

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JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1154. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.5291
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