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January 8, 2018
Viewpoint

I’m Talking to You-Mab—How to Pronounce the New, Unpronounceable Pharmaceuticals

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 8, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7898

This Viewpoint discusses the challenges and potential solutions concerning the difficulties pronouncing pharmaceuticals with complicated names.

Invited Commentary

The Electronic Health Record as Practice-Improvement Coach

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 8, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7536
Research Letter

Less Is More

Association of Lower Diagnostic Yield With High Users of CT Pulmonary Angiogram

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 8, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7552

This study examines interphysician variability of diagnostic yield in computed tomographic pulmonary angiogram for pulmonary emboli.

Assessment of Linked Associations in Predictors of Life Expectancy Inequality

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 8, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7893

This data analysis compares the rise of income inequality, as well as racial inequality, over a same time frame as the rise in life expectancy inequality.

January 2, 2018
Viewpoint

Selling Patents to Indian Tribes to Delay the Market Entry of Generic Drugs

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 2, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7463

This Viewpoint explores the drug company practice of selling patents to Indian tribes—sovereign legal entities—to delay the market entry of generic drugs.

A Clear-Eyed View of Restasis and Chronic Dry Eye Disease

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 2, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7904

This Viewpoint examines the cost and efficacy of Restasis (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion, 0.05%) for the treatment of dry eye disease.

Original Investigation

Health Care Policy and Law

Cost-effectiveness of the Adjuvanted Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine in Older Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 2, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7431

This modeling study based on randomized clinical trial data assesses the cost-effectiveness of the adjuvanted herpes zoster subunit vaccine.

Association of Cardiovascular Risk With Inhaled Long-Acting Bronchodilators in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseA Nested Case-Control Study

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 2, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7720

This nested case-control study investigates the risk of cardiovascular disease associated with long-acting β2-agonists and long-acting antimuscarinic antagonists, focusing on the initiation and duration of both therapies.

Invited Commentary

Evolution of Herpes Zoster Vaccines and Their Economic Value

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 2, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7442
Research Letter

Less Is More

Gabapentinoid Use in the United States 2002 Through 2015

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online January 2, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7856

This cohort study uses 2002-2015 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey data to characterize the use of gabapentinoids among the US adult population.

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