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September 16, 2019
Original Investigation

Association Between Forced Sexual Initiation and Health Outcomes Among US Women

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3500

This cross-sectional study estimates the health outcomes associated with forced sexual initiation in girls and women in the United States.

Patient Perceptions of Diabetes Guideline Frameworks for Individualizing Glycemic Targets

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3806

This survey study examines how older adults perceive factors used in diabetes guidelines for individualizing glycemic targets.

Invited Commentary

Forced and Coerced Sexual Initiation in Women: New Insights, Even More Questions

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3467
Review

Acute Care for Patients Who Are Incarcerated: A Review

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3881

This review considers the legal precedents, terminology, characteristics, clinical management, and challenges during transitions of care for patients who are incarcerated and in need of short-term medical care.

Research Letter

Risk Analysis for the Carcinogen Pulegone in Mint- and Menthol-Flavored e-Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Products

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3649

This analysis assesses the levels of the carcinogen pulegone in top-marketed brands of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products.

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

Clinician Experience of Electronic Health Record Configurations Displaying 1 vs 4 Records at a Time

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3688

This survey study of more than 1200 clinicians from several large urban medical centers highlights clinicians’ experiences with restrictions on the number of electronic health records that can be opened and displayed concurrently.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

de Winter Electrocardiogram Pattern—An Unusual ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Equivalent Pattern

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4127

This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a man in his 60s with no history of cardiovascular disease who presented to the emergency department with chest pain of 1 hour’s duration.

September 9, 2019
Viewpoint

Improving Adverse Event Reporting for Compounded Drugs

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3830

This Viewpoint examines the weak points in adverse event reporting requirements for producers of compounded drugs and offers solutions to improve adverse event reporting and analysis.

Original Investigation

Trends Associated With Large-scale Expansion of Peritoneal Dialysis Within an Integrated Care Delivery Model

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3155

This cohort study describes a system-level approach to expansion of peritoneal dialysis use and temporal trends in initiation, persistence, and associated mortality among adult patients with advanced kidney disease in an integrated health care plan delivery system.

Effectiveness of Behaviorally Designed Gamification Interventions With Social Incentives for Increasing Physical Activity Among Overweight and Obese Adults Across the United States: The STEP UP Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3505

This randomized clinical trial assesses the effectiveness of support, collaboration, and competition within a behaviorally designed gamification intervention to increase physical activity among overweight and obese adults.

Review

Less Is More

2019 Update on Medical Overuse: A Review

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3842

This review assesses articles published in 2018 related to medical overuse with the goal of improving patient care.

Research Letter

Inclusion of Clinical Trial Registration Numbers in Conference Abstracts and Conformance of Abstracts to CONSORT Guidelines

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3183

This cross-sectional study reviews abstracts presented at 8 major medical and surgical conferences held in 2017 to assess the extent to which abstracts reporting randomized clinical trial results cite trial registration numbers and conform to key CONSORT guidelines.

Use of an Online Crowdfunding Platform for Unmet Financial Obligations in Cancer Care

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3330

This cross-sectional study identified characteristics of patients using an online crowdfunding platform for unmet financial obligations associated with cancer care.

September 3, 2019
Viewpoint

Health Care Policy and Law

The Public Health Urgency of a Temporary FDA Moratorium on New Opioid Approvals

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3846

This Viewpoint suggests the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) halt approval of new opioids until the agency adopts a more rigorous framework for opioid review, providing 2 examples of new opioids that were approved by the FDA but had high rates of abuse after entering the drug market.

Original Investigation

Association Between Soft Drink Consumption and Mortality in 10 European Countries

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2478

This cohort study examines whether soft drink consumption is associated with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a large cohort of European adults.

Editor's Note

Evidence Supporting US Food and Drug Administration Drug Safety Communications

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3065
Teachable Moment

Less Is More

Interpreting CD4 Counts in a Patient With HIV

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3642

This Teachable Moment describes a man in his 40s with human immunodeficiency virus infection being treated with combination antiretroviral therapy, cutaneous Kaposi sarcoma in remission, and lymphedema of both legs who presented with acute-onset right lower extremity pain, swelling, and erythema.

Research Letter

Association of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitor Treatment With Risk of Hospitalization for Fournier Gangrene Among Men

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.2813

This cohort study assesses the association between initiation of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitor treatment and the risk of hospitalization for Fournier gangrene among men.

Association Between Data Sources and US Food and Drug Administration Drug Safety Communications

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3066

This study describes sources of initial safety signals that that preceded US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) drug safety communications and examines their associations with drug characteristics and subsequent label changes.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Chest Pain and Electrocardiographic Changes in a Patient With a VVI Pacemaker

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.3002

This case report describes a man in his 80s with a VVI pacemaker who presented with left pleuritic chest pain.

JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page

I’m Worried About Depression—What Should I Know?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online September 3, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0637

This JAMA Patient Page describes depression, its diagnosis, and its treatment.

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