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March 20, 2017
Original Investigation

Patient Mortality During Unannounced Accreditation Surveys at US Hospitals

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 20, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9685

This study compares the mortality at hospitals during the time of accreditation review by The Joint Commission vs times when the hospitals are not under review.

Quality of Cancer Surveillance Clinical Practice GuidelinesSpecificity and Consistency of Recommendations

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 20, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0079

This retrospective cross-sectional analysis examines the specificity and consistency of recommendations for surveillance after active treatment across cancer guidelines.

Association of Suicidality and Depression With 5α-Reductase Inhibitors

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 20, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0089

This study examines the association of suicide, self-harm, and depression with 5α-reductase inhibitors for the treatment of prostatic enlargement among older men.

Invited Commentary

The Risk of Suicidality and Depression From 5-α Reductase Inhibitors

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 20, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0096
Research Letter

Household Food Insecurity and Ideal Cardiovascular Health Factors in US Adults

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 20, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0239

This study examines the associations between household food insecurity and ideal cardiovascular health metrics in a national sample of US men and women.

Health and Functional Status of Adults Aged 90 Years in the United States

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 20, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0242

This study examines the cognitive function and mental and physical health of 1889 patients aged 90 years who participated in the Cardiovascular Health Study.

March 13, 2017
Viewpoint

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in the United StatesLessons From the Department of Veterans Affairs

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 13, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0147

This Viewpoint examines the strategies used by the US Department of Veterans Affairs to reduce the risks associated with opioid therapy among US veterans.

Original Investigation

Variation in Physician Spending and Association With Patient Outcomes

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 13, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0059

This retrospective data analysis investigates variation in spending across physicians and its association with patient outcomes.

Association of Intensive Blood Pressure Control and Kidney Disease Progression in Nondiabetic Patients With Chronic Kidney DiseaseA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 13, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0197

This meta-analysis compares intensive blood pressure control (<130/80 mm Hg) with standard blood pressure control (<140/90 mm Hg) on major renal outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease without diabetes.

Invited Commentary

A Transgender Military Internist’s Perspective on Readiness for Treating Patients With Gender Dysphoria

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 13, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0140
Editor's Note

FDA Drug Trials Snapshots—A Clearer Picture

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 13, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0037

Physician Spending and Patient Outcomes

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 13, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0068
Research Letter

Review of the Drug Trials Snapshots Program of the US Food and Drug AdministrationWomen in Cardiovascular Drug Trials

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 13, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0033

This review of FDA’s Drug Trials Snapshots Program evaluates the sex-specific findings reported as part of the approval process for all cardiovascular drugs that the FDA approved in 2015.

Military Family Physicians' Readiness for Treating Patients With Gender Dysphoria

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 13, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0136

This study assesses military physicians’ readiness to treat patients with gender dysphoria.

March 7, 2017
Editorial

Screening Pelvic ExaminationsThe Emperor’s New Clothes, Now in 3 Sizes?

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 7, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0271

This Editorial details the uncertainty and disagreement among professional medical groups regarding screening pelvic examinations for asymptomatic women.

March 6, 2017
Original Investigation

Comparison of Male vs Female Resident Milestone Evaluations by Faculty During Emergency Medicine Residency Training

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 6, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9616

This study compared faculty evaluation of male vs female emergency medicine resident milestone attainment throughout residency training.

Racial Disparities in Medical Student Membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 6, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9623

This study examines the association between medical student race/ethnicity and induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.

Association of a Community Campaign for Better Beverage Choices With Beverage Purchases From Supermarkets

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 6, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9650

This observational experiment uses scanner data to compare beverage sales in Howard County, Maryland, and control stores before and during a 3-year community campaign to decrease consumption of sugary beverages.

Invited Commentary

Implicit Bias in Academic Medicine#WhatADoctorLooksLike

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 6, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9643
Editor's Note

Decreasing the Sale of Sugary BeveragesHow Sweet It Is

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 6, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9678
Research Letter

Representation of Women Among Academic Grand Rounds Speakers

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 6, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.9646

This survey study finds that grand rounds audiences are not typically exposed to presenter lineups resembling their demographic gender profiles.

March 3, 2017
Viewpoint

Over-the-Counter Hearing AidsThe Path Forward

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JAMA Intern Med. Published online March 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0464

The costs of untreated hearing loss are both mundane and life-threatening, and increasing access to innovative, low-cost hearing technologies must be part of the policy response to the untreated hearing loss now experienced by millions of Americans.

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