This cohort study of 16 741 older women from the Women’s Health Study examines associations of number of steps per day and stepping intensity with all-cause mortality.
This article recalls the author’s mother’s death and the comfort a shared ritual provided the family while she died and suggests that a ritual, spiritual or otherwise, may ease the emotionally difficult experience of a loved one’s death.
This study assesses the end points used to verify benefit in confirmatory trials of cancer drugs approved via the FDA’s accelerated approval pathway and updates the status of indications for which confirmatory trials were ongoing during the initial analysis of accelerated approval.
This study examines the US Food and Drug Administration’s use of response rates as surrogate end points for approval of cancer drugs.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial compares the association of nonfasting vs fasting lipid levels with coronary and vascular outcomes and assesses differences in calculated risk among participants undergoing both measurements.
This study examines the implications of the Initiating Dialysis Early and Late randomized clinical trial findings for the dialysis initiation decision and other interventions for patients who need long-term dialysis.
This study reviews all articles from 9 specialty and 4 cross-specialty medical journals across a 10-year period to assess trends in authorship, first authorship, and last authorship among women.
This study uses data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to investigate the association between Medicare copayment policies and discharge rates of vulnerable patients from skilled nursing facilities.
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.
This cross-sectional study of 3157 US Chinese older adults examines the associations of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence with elder abuse.
This study uses Medicare claims data to identify the rate of advanced imaging tests among physicians whose peers had a malpractice injury report.
This study evaluates the designation of center of excellence by insurance payers for hospitals performing percutaneous coronary intervention.
This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a man in his 70s with a history of orthotopic heart transplant presenting with dizziness.
This essay highlights the importance of the Beers Criteria and the challenges associated with prescribing medications to older patients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This study assesses differences in payments from government and commercial insurers to dialysis clinics using data from a single for-profit organization.
This case report describes changes in the electrocardiogram of a patient with anaphylaxis after an overdose of epinephrine.
This cross-sectional survey study examines the factors associated with satisfaction at work in academic health care centers.
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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