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February 18, 2020
Correction

Incorrect Data in Text

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 18, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.0124
February 17, 2020
Original Investigation

Effect of No Prehydration vs Sodium Bicarbonate Prehydration Prior to Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography in the Prevention of Postcontrast Acute Kidney Injury in Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease: The Kompas Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7428

This noninferiority randomized clinical trial assesses the renal safety of prophylactic prehydration vs no prehydration prior to administration of iodine-based contrast media in patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease.

Empirical Anti-MRSA vs Standard Antibiotic Therapy and Risk of 30-Day Mortality in Patients Hospitalized for Pneumonia

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7495

This cohort study compares 30-day mortality among adult patients hospitalized for pneumonia receiving empirical anti–methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) therapy vs standard empirical antibiotic regimens.

Comparison of Cardiovascular and Safety Outcomes of Chlorthalidone vs Hydrochlorothiazide to Treat Hypertension

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7454

This cohort study compares cardiovascular and safety outcomes of chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide as first-line therapies for adults with hypertension.

Editorial

Overuse of Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics for Pneumonia

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7251
Research Letter

Charity Care Provision by US Nonprofit Hospitals

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7415

This ecenomic evaluation study analyzes the share of overall net income and charity care for hospitals based on overall net income in 2017.

Health Care Policy and Law

Analysis of Unregulated Sale of Life-Saving Prescription Drugs Online in the United States

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7514

This cross-sectional analysis examines the prevalence of unregulated resale of insulin, albuterol, and epipenephrin online in the United States.

Correction

Errors in Survey Description

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.0050
February 11, 2020
JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page

What Should I Know About Medical Cannabis?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 11, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.0018

This Patient Page describes the risks, benefits, and regulation of medical cannabis.

February 10, 2020
Perspective

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

The Mental Health Hazards of Reading About Physician Suicide

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.6520

This Perspective highlights the issue of physician suicide and how to potentially address it.

Original Investigation

Less Is More

Comparison of Payment Changes and Choosing Wisely Recommendations for Use of Low-Value Laboratory Tests in the United States and Canada

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7143

This cross-sectional study uses rates of vitamin D and triiodothyronine level testing to examine the association of recent policies, recommendations, and systems of care with changes in the use of low-value services at regional and national levels in Canada and the United States.

Editor's Note

A Successful but Underused Strategy for Reducing Low-Value Care: Stop Paying for It

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7142
Review

Clinical Advances in Sex- and Gender-Informed Medicine to Improve the Health of All: A Review

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7194

This narrative review discusses biological and social factors associated with sex- and gender-based differences in health, health care, and disease to provide a guide for clinicians practicing precision medicine.

February 3, 2020
Original Investigation

Clinical Effectiveness and Safety of Aspirin for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Hip and Knee Replacement: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.6108

This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials assesses the effectiveness and safety of aspirin for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis after total hip replacement and total knee replacement.

Associations of Processed Meat, Unprocessed Red Meat, Poultry, or Fish Intake With Incident Cardiovascular Disease and All-Cause Mortality

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.6969

This cohort study assesses whether consuming processed meat, unprocessed red meat, poultry, or fish is associated with incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality among US adults participating in 6 long-term cohort studies.

Invited Commentary

Decreasing Medicare Spending on Prescription Drugs

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7064
Research Letter

HIV Antiretroviral Therapy Costs in the United States, 2012-2018

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7108

This study characterizes the costs of recommended initial HIV antiretroviral therapy regimens in the United States from 2012 to 2018 and the magnitude of cost changes over time.

Estimation of Medicare Part D Spending on Insulin for Patients With Diabetes Using Negotiated Prices and a Defined Formulary

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7018

This economic evaluation estimates insulin savings that would result if Medicare Part D used US Department of Veterans Affairs–negotiated prices and the Veterans Affairs formulary for patients with diabetes.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

An Unusual Cause of New Electrocardiographic ST-Segment Elevation

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online February 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.7083

This case report describes an older patient who presented with electrocardiographic ST-segment elevation that was discovered to have an unusual cause.

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