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A 65-year-old man who never smoked but had a history of hypertension and laminectomy underwent a dipstick urine analysis. Although the his father had prostate cancer, the patient had normal findings for prostate-specific antigen and digital rectal examination. What would you do next? http://ja.ma/28KpZny
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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and AARP are calling on health care organizations, digital technology companies, designers, and other innovators to create a simple and easy-to-understand medical bill and billing process. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jama.2016.7900
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After discharge from the ICU, astute primary care clinicians, and increasingly patients and their caregivers, will need to be aware of the range of clinical problems encountered by ICU survivors and the help available from specialist physicians and rehabilitation programs. Pending results of additional interventional trials, patients and their caregivers should continue to access these existing services. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jama.2016.7211
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Among patients hospitalized with acute respiratory failure, standardized rehabilitation therapy (SRT) compared with usual care did not decrease hospital length of stay (LOS). http://ja.ma/28KpGZY
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Study evaluates the completeness of the Clinical Study Data Request repository for data sharing by comparing it with proportion of randomized clinical trials sponsored by 4 pharmaceutical companies that are listed on Clinicaltrials.gov. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jama.2016.6310
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Among survivors of sepsis and septic shock, the use of a primary care–focused team-based intervention, compared with usual care, did not improve mental health–related quality of life 6 months after ICU discharge. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jama.2016.7207
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Collaborations between health systems and public health agencies reflect the growing recognition that the medical care system is limited in its ability to achieve better outcomes at lower costs. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jama.2016.4932
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Persistent diarrhea is a poorly recognized syndrome in all populations that requires proper assessment and diagnosis to ensure that affected individuals receive the treatment needed to experience improvement of clinical symptoms. http://ja.ma/28N4vdX
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Similar to other recent epidemics, quick and effective action to stop the spread of yellow fever is the responsibility of the world’s health community. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jama.2016.6606
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published updated fire safety requirements for hospitals, long-term care facilities, inpatient hospices, ambulatory surgical centers, and other health care facilities. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jama.2016.7898
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People with 2 types of periodontal disease–causing oral bacteria have a greater risk of subsequently developing pancreatic cancer, thus pointing to a new avenue of research for investigating early markers of pancreatic cancer. http://ja.ma/28N40R0
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