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November 26, 2018
Viewpoint

A Global Public Health Victory for Tobacco Plain-Packaging Laws in Australia

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6480

This Viewpoint discusses the legal and public health ramifications of an Australian law mandating the sale of tobacco in plain packaging only.

Original Investigation

Association of Team-Based Primary Care With Health Care Utilization and Costs Among Chronically Ill Patients

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5118

This study evaluates the association of establishing team-based primary care with health care utilization and costs among chronically ill.

Invited Commentary

Anatomy and Physiology of Primary Care Teams

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5550

Preparing Surrogates for Complex Decision Making: The Often Neglected Piece of the Advance Care Planning Equation

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5280
Editor's Note

Coordinating Clinical Trials to Confirm Drug Safety and Efficacy—Resolving Uncertainty

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6037
Review

Health Care Policy and Law

Assessment of Pregabalin Postapproval Trials and the Suggestion of Efficacy for New Indications: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5705

This systematic review identifies 238 trials of pregabalin for nonapproved indications and examines how often exploratory trials generate a suggestion of efficacy but are not followed up by confirmatory trials.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Electrocardiographic Harbingers of Ventricular Tachycardia Arrest—A Moment of Pause

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6220

This case report describes the electrocardiographic indications and challenges involved in the diagnosis of pause-dependent torsades de pointes ventricular tachycardia.

Research Letter

Routine Inpatient Mobility Assessment and Hospital Discharge Planning

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5145

This cohort study examines whether use of a mobility assessment tool in hospitalized patients with impaired mobility is associated with discharge to a postacute facility.

Assessment of Surrogates’ Knowledge of Patients’ Treatment Goals and Confidence in Their Ability to Make Surrogate Treatment Decisions

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 26, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5299

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.

November 19, 2018
Perspective

Less Is More

Softening Our Approach to Discussing Prognosis

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 19, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5786

This essay discusses the use of “I” statements in communicating a prognosis to patients.

Original Investigation

Association Between Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation and Cost-Related Medication Nonadherence Among Older Adults With Diabetes

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 19, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5011

This cross-sectional study uses National Health Interview Survey data to investigate participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and its association with cost-related medication nonadherence among older adults with diabetes.

Associations of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder With Menopause Symptoms Among Midlife and Older Women

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 19, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5233

This cross-sectional analysis of data from a multiethnic cohort of midlife and older women examines the associations of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and posttraumatic stress with menopause symptoms.

Invited Commentary

Association of Interpersonal Violence With Women’s Health

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 19, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5242
Teachable Moment

Magic Mouthwash for Oral Mucositis: A Teachable Moment

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 19, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6223

This teachable moment assesses the effectiveness of magic mouthwash for oral mucositis.

Research Letter

Evaluation of Causes of Protected Health Information Breaches

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 19, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5295

This study evaluates the internal and external sources of and preventive steps for data breaches in health care organizations from 2009 to 2017.

November 13, 2018
Editorial

Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care—The Elephant in the Examination Room

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 13, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6125
November 12, 2018
Perspective

Sharing Medicine

From Puppy to Patient: Translational Oncology

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5464

This essay describes the author’s relationship with her dog and how caring for an animal relates to treating a person.

Original Investigation

Effect of Exercise Intervention on Functional Decline in Very Elderly Patients During Acute Hospitalization: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4869

This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of an exercise intervention on the functional levels of elderly patients hospitalized for acute care.

Risk of Malignant Ovarian Cancer Based on Ultrasonography Findings in a Large Unselected Population

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5113

This nested case-control study of patients enrolled in Kaiser Permanente Washington quantifies the risk of malignant ovarian cancer based on ultrasonographic characteristics of ovarian masses, including simple cysts, in a large unselected population.

Invited Commentary

A Novel Exercise Intervention and Functional Status in Very Elderly Patients During Acute Hospitalization

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6162

Evaluating an Asymptomatic Adnexal Cyst Found on Pelvic Ultrasonography

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5133
Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

A Wide Complex Tachycardia in a Woman During Exercise: Did She Tread Into Dangerous Territory?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6207

This case report describes a wide complex tachycardia in a woman with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and obseity.

Research Letter

Proportion of Violent Injuries Unreported to Law Enforcement

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5139

This analysis of data collected in a metropolitan area emergency department and from 2 local police departments compares the report of violent injury and estimates the proportion of violent injury that is unreported to police.

November 5, 2018
Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

A Diagnostically Challenging Infusion Reaction—Kounis, Takotsubo, or the ATAK!

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 5, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6155

This case report describes a diagnostically challenging electrocardiography finding after apparent chemotherapy infusion reaction.

Research Letter

Characteristics of Patients With Professional Guardians in the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 5, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4849

This population-based study characterized patients with professional guardians using records from the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system.

Association Between Cannabis Use and Risk for Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 5, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5142

This survey study investigates whether cannabis use is associated with risk of diabetic ketoacidosis in adults with type 1 diabetes.

Correction

Error in Figure 1

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 5, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.6665
JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page

I Am Worried About Gonorrhea: What Do I Need to Know?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online November 5, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4345

This Patient Page examines the transmission, symptoms, and treatment of gonorrhea infection.

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