[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]

Year

Day

August 31, 2020
Perspective

The Suffocating State of Physician Workforce Diversity: Why “I Can’t Breathe”

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3815

This essay discusses the need for more diversity in the physician workforce to benefit patients and society.

Original Investigation

Assessment of Variation in State Regulation of Generic Drug and Interchangeable Biologic Substitutions

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3588

This cohort study examines the varying policies on substitution of generic drugs for band-name products throughout the US.

Cell Phone Activity in Categories of Places and Associations With Growth in Cases of COVID-19 in the US

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.4288

This cohort study examines the association between cell phone location and the rate of change in new COVID-19 cases by county across the US.

Invited Commentary

Addressing the Cost of Biologic and Specialty Drugs

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3593
Editor's Note

Time to End “Manels” in Clinical Trial Leadership

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2489
Teachable Moment

Less Is More

Overuse of Respiratory Viral Panels: A Teachable Moment

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3535

This Teachable Moment describes a woman in her 40s with a medical history of recurrent ear infections who presented to the emergency department with one day of left ear pain, nausea, and vomiting.

Research Letter

Gender Differences in Endowed Chairs in Medicine at Top Schools

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2677

This cross-sectional study examines the gender distribution of endowed chairs in departments of medicine and the association of gender with holding an endowed chair.

Representation of Women in Cardiovascular Clinical Trial Leadership

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2485

This quality improvement study describes representation of women within leadership committees of clinical trials and in lead authorship positions of ensuing cardiovascular trial publications.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

An Atypical Case of Vasovagal Cardioinhibitory Syncope in a Young Male Soldier—Stand Up, Be Counted

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3023

This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a male soldier who experienced syncope while deployed overseas.

Comment & Response

SEP-1 Septic Shock Bundle Guidelines Not Applicable to Inpatients

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2756

Health Care Policy and Law

SEP-1 Septic Shock Bundle Guidelines Not Applicable to Inpatients—Reply

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 31, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2768
August 24, 2020
Perspective

The Disappearance of the Primary Care Physical Examination—Losing Touch

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3546

This article assesses the loss of the physical examination amid telehealth visits during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Original Investigation

Less Is More

Revascularization Practices and Outcomes in Patients With Multivessel Coronary Artery Disease Who Presented With Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock in the US, 2009-2018

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3276

This cohort study evaluates patterns in the use of multivessel vs culprit-vessel percutaneous coronary intervention in acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock in the US from 2009 to 2018.

Changes in Hospital Income, Use, and Quality Associated With Private Equity Acquisition

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3552

This difference-in-differences analysis assesses whether an association exists between hospitals being acquired by private equity firms and hospital income, use, and quality in the United States.

Editorial

Less Is More

Multivessel or Culprit Vessel–Only Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction and Cardiogenic Shock: Real-World Evidence in Support of CULPRIT-SHOCK

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3400
Invited Commentary

Private Equity, Women’s Health, and the Corporate Transformation of American Medicine

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3564
Teachable Moment

Preventing Opioid-Induced Constipation: A Teachable Moment

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3285

This Teachable Moment discusses opioid-induced constipation and preventive strategies.

Research Letter

Internet Searches for Acute Anxiety During the Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3305

This cross-sectional study analyzes internet search data to evaluate the association of COVID-19 with anxiety.

Expansion of Private Equity Involvement in Women’s Health Care

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3567

This cross-sectional study examines the clinical and societal implications of the exansion of private equity in women’s health care.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

The Weak LINQ—Continuous Rhythm Monitoring During Sudden Death

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2630

This case report describes a person in their 70s found unconscious and unresponsive who had a history of hypertension, dyslipidemia, atrial fibrillation, seizure disorder, and coronary artery disease and an implantable loop recorder placed 6 months prior.

Comment & Response

Weight Management and Healthy Lifestyles

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2743

Weight Management and Healthy Lifestyles

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2765

Weight Management and Healthy Lifestyles—Reply

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 24, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2762
August 18, 2020
Original Investigation

Evaluating the Association of Clinical Characteristics With Neutralizing Antibody Levels in Patients Who Have Recovered From Mild COVID-19 in Shanghai, China

Abstract Full Text
open access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 18, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.4616

This cohort study examines the levels of neutralizing antibodies to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in patients who recovered from mild coronavirus disease 2019.

Editor's Note

Neutralizing Antibodies Against SARS-CoV-2—Important Questions, Unclear Answers

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 18, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.4624
August 17, 2020
Viewpoint

Policy Implications of the Orphan Drug Designation for Remdesivir to Treat COVID-19

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2759

This Viewpoint highlights loopholes in US orphan drug policy as exemplified by the use of remdesivir to treat coronavirus disease 2019.

Original Investigation

Diagnostic Accuracy of Symptoms, Physical Signs, and Laboratory Tests for Giant Cell Arteritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Abstract Full Text
open access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3050

This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms, physical signs, and laboratory tests in patients with suspected giant cell arteritis.

Effect of Sustained-Release Morphine for Refractory Breathlessness in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Health Status: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3134

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the health effects of using oral sustained-release morphine to treat moderate to very severe breathlessness in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Invited Commentary

Clinical Diagnosis—Is There Any Other Type?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3048

The Role of Opioids in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Chronic Breathlessness

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3133
Teachable Moment

Less Is More

Diagnostic Imaging for Breast Pain: A Teachable Moment

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2432

This Teachable Moment suggests that diagnostic imaging is unnecessary in most patients with breast pain, particularly in those with normal examination results and no family history of breast cancer.

Research Letter

Assessment of COVID-19 Hospitalizations by Race/Ethnicity in 12 States

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3857

This cohort study uses data from a COVID-19 tracking project to assess the prevalence of COVID-19 infection by race/ethnicity in 12 US states.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

External Automated Defibrillator–Assisted Diagnosis of Patient After Bringing Him Back to Life

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2549

This case report describes a young man with no previous disease who was found dead and subsequently revived using an automated external defibrillator.

Comment & Response

Deprescribing Proton Pump Inhibitors

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2441

Less Is More

Deprescribing Proton Pump Inhibitors—Reply

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 17, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2429
August 11, 2020
Original Investigation

Filtration Efficiency of Hospital Face Mask Alternatives Available for Use During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 11, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.4221

This quality improvement study assesses aerosol filtration efficiencies for fitted face mask alternatives used during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Invited Commentary

Filtration Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Availability of N95 Face Masks for COVID-19 Prevention

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 11, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.4218
Research Letter

Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Health Care Workers in a Tertiary Community Hospital

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 11, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.4214

This cross-sectional study assesses the rate of COVID-19 infection among health care workers in a large community hospital.

August 10, 2020
Perspective

Physician Work Environment and Well-Being

Thank You for Your Flexibility During These Unprecedented Times

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3020

This essay discusses chief residents’ experience at a large internal medicine program in New York City during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Invited Commentary

Less Is More

Screening Asymptomatic Kidney Transplant Candidates—Primum Non Nocere

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2674
Teachable Moment

Less Is More

Time to Rethink Surveillance Testing Prior to Kidney Transplant: A Teachable Moment

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2668

This Teachable Moment describes a patient awaiting kidney transplant who underwent a preoperative stress test.

Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

Tachycardia in a Patient With Heart Failure: Telemetry Tales

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2455

This case report presents the electrocardiographic findings of a woman in her 60s with symptoms of worsening dyspnea on exertion and pedal edema.

Comment & Response

Breast Cancer Screening and Health Care Costs

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2358

Breast Cancer Screening and Health Care Costs

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2374

Breast Cancer Screening and Health Care Costs—Reply

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2355

Medicaid Expansion and Rates of Opioid-Related Hospital Use

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2740

Medicaid Expansion and Rates of Opioid-Related Hospital Use—Reply

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2737
August 6, 2020
Original Investigation

Clinical Course and Molecular Viral Shedding Among Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Patients With SARS-CoV-2 Infection in a Community Treatment Center in the Republic of Korea

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 6, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3862

This cohort study quantitatively describes molecular viral shedding in asymptomatic and symptomatic patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Correction

Error in Key Points and Omission of Collaborators in Article Information

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 6, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.4568
August 4, 2020
Original Investigation

Experiences of Home Health Care Workers in New York City During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: A Qualitative Analysis

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz has audio
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 4, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3930

This qualitative analysis using grounded theory describes the experiences of home health care workers caring for older adults and for patients with chronic illnesses in New York City during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

Invited Commentary

Extreme Vulnerability of Home Care Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic—A Call to Action

Abstract Full Text
free access has active quiz has audio
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 4, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3937
August 3, 2020
Original Investigation

Group-Based vs Individual Pelvic Floor Muscle Training to Treat Urinary Incontinence in Older Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Abstract Full Text
open access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2993

This randomized clinical trial demonstrates that outcomes of women participating in group-based pelvic floor muscle training are not inferior to outcomes of women receiving individualized training.

Trends in Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Admissions in Health Care Systems in 5 States in the First Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the US

Abstract Full Text
open access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3288

This cross-sectional study examines trends in emergency department visits and visits that led to hospitalizations during a 4-month period leading up to and during the COVID-19 outbreak in the US.

Invited Commentary

Pelvic Floor Therapy for Older Women With Urinary Incontinence—Can Group-Based Training Reduce the Population-Level Burden of This Condition?

Abstract Full Text
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2983

Learning From the Decrease in US Emergency Department Visits in Response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.3265
Research Letter

Health Care Policy and Law

Assessment of Disparities in Digital Access Among Medicare Beneficiaries and Implications for Telemedicine

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2666

This cross-sectional study uses data from the 2018 American Community Survey to assess disparities in digital access among Medicare beneficiaries by demographic and socioeconomic characteristics.

Health Care Policy and Law

Assessing Telemedicine Unreadiness Among Older Adults in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2671

This cross-sectional study uses 2018 data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study to assess the prevalence among older adults in the United States of unreadiness to access video or telephone telemedicine because of disability or inexperience with technology.

Comment & Response

The Uncertain Role of Corticosteroids in the Treatment of COVID-19

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2438

The Uncertain Role of Corticosteroids in the Treatment of COVID-19

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2444

The Uncertain Role of Corticosteroids in the Treatment of COVID-19—Reply

Abstract Full Text
free access
JAMA Intern Med. Published online August 3, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2435
×