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May 20, 2019
Viewpoint

Surrogate Decision Making for Incarcerated Patients

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 20, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.1386

This Viewpoint describes current guidance for surrogate decision making for incarcerated patients who lack decisional capacity and gives recommendations on how to improve that guidance.

Original Investigation

Associations of Child Maltreatment and Intimate Partner Violence With Elder Abuse in a US Chinese Population

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 20, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0313

This cross-sectional study of 3157 US Chinese older adults examines the associations of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence with elder abuse.

Invited Commentary

Interconnections in Violence Over the Life Course: From Cradle to Grave

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 20, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0300
Research Letter

Rates of Advanced Imaging by Practice Peers After Malpractice Injury Reports in Florida, 2009-2013

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 20, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0163

This study uses Medicare claims data to identify the rate of advanced imaging tests among physicians whose peers had a malpractice injury report.

Centers of Excellence Designations, Clinical Outcomes, and Characteristics of Hospitals Performing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 20, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0567

This study evaluates the designation of center of excellence by insurance payers for hospitals performing percutaneous coronary intervention.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Dual Sinus Nodes With Donor Sinus Node Dysfunction in Biatrial Heart Transplantation

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 20, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0640

This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a man in his 70s with a history of orthotopic heart transplant presenting with dizziness.

Comment & Response

Dangers of Opioid Prescribing for Young Adults After Dental Procedures

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 20, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0185

Dangers of Opioid Prescribing for Young Adults After Dental Procedures—Reply

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 20, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0213
Correction

Data Reporting Error

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 20, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.1547
May 13, 2019
Perspective

Less Is More

The Dangers of Ignoring the Beers Criteria—The Prescribing Cascade

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 13, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.1288

This essay highlights the importance of the Beers Criteria and the challenges associated with prescribing medications to older patients.

Original Investigation

Less Is More

Estimated Quality of Life and Economic Outcomes Associated With 12 Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 13, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0299

This cost-effectiveness analysis estimates the quality of life and economic outcomes associated with 12 cervical cancer screening strategies among women aged 21 to 65 years.

Clinical Evaluation of Human Papillomavirus Screening With p16/Ki-67 Dual Stain Triage in a Large Organized Cervical Cancer Screening Program

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 13, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0306

This cohort study evaluates the performance of the p16/Ki-67 dual stain and human papillomavirus (HPV) 16/18 genotyping for the triage of women with HPV infection.

Same-Day vs Different-Day Elective Upper and Lower Endoscopic Procedures by Setting

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 13, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.8766

This cohort study uses US Medicare claims to estimate the rate of different-day upper and lower endoscopic procedures in 3 types of outpatient settings and investigate the factors associated with the performance of these procedures on different days.

Invited Commentary

Screening Options for Preventing Cervical Cancer

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 13, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0298

Improving the Delivery of Common Medical Procedures to Achieve Value-Based Care

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 13, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0001
Research Letter

Center-Related Variation in Cardiac Stress Testing in the 18 Months Prior to Renal Transplantation

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 13, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0423

This analysis of data from US Renal Data System examined patient- and center-level variables for patients who did and did not undergo cardiac stress testing to determine which were associated with stress testing 18 months prior to renal transplantation.

A Comparison of Payments to a For-Profit Dialysis Firm From Government and Commercial Insurers

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 13, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0431

This study assesses differences in payments from government and commercial insurers to dialysis clinics using data from a single for-profit organization.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Electrocardiographic Changes After Overdose of Epinephrine in a Patient With Anaphylaxis: Kounis Syndrome or Epinephrine?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 13, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.1230

This case report describes changes in the electrocardiogram of a patient with anaphylaxis after an overdose of epinephrine.

May 6, 2019
Original Investigation

Cardiovascular Outcomes of Calcium-Free vs Calcium-Based Phosphate Binders in Patients 65 Years or Older With End-stage Renal Disease Requiring Hemodialysis

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 6, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0045

This observational study examines the use of sevelamer vs calcium acetate for treatment of hyperphosphatemia in patients 65 years or older with end-stage renal disease who are undergoing hemodialysis.

Association of Treatment With 5α-Reductase Inhibitors With Time to Diagnosis and Mortality in Prostate Cancer

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 6, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0280

This population-based cohort study examines medical records of 80 875 men who were treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals for prostate cancer to compare the time to diagnosis and mortality in men previously treated with 5α-reductase inhibitors for benign prostatic hyperplasia with those of men who received different or no treatment.

Health Care Policy and Law

Association Between State Laws Facilitating Pharmacy Distribution of Naloxone and Risk of Fatal Overdose

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 6, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0272

This population-based study examines fatal opioid overdose rates in states with policies allowing pharmacy distribution of naloxone.

Invited Commentary

Comparative Safety of Phosphate Binders Without Proven Efficacy—How Did We Get Here?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 6, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0043
Research Letter

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

Assessment of Job Satisfaction and Feeling Valued in Academic Medicine

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 6, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0377

This cross-sectional survey study examines the factors associated with satisfaction at work in academic health care centers.

Health Care Reform

Assessing the Quality of Public Reporting of US Physician Performance

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 6, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0398

This analysis of current data from the Physician Compare website assesses the volume of quality data submitted and whether the information is comprehensive enough to differentiate the performance of included physicians.

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