This essay describes the author’s experience in interacting with a patient diagnosed with a serious illness and how focusing on the patient’s interests and making them happy was an example of a low-tech, high-touch intervention.
This randomized clinical trial aims to determine if a personalized, multidomain risk-reduction intervention improves cognition and dementia risk profile among adults 70 years and older.
This cross-sectional study examines the costs of the exemption from Medicare price negotiation under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for drugs approved solely for the treatment of a single rare disease.
This study examines the association between years since quitting smoking and mortality in the US from 1997 to 2018.
This Guide to Statistics and Methods provides an overview of weighted analyses of population-based survey, which can help achieve statistically valid, representative population-based findings.
This case report describes a patient in their 70s with shortness of breath and generalized weakness and a history of coronary artery bypass surgery, ischemic cardiomyopathy, a dual-chamber defibrillator, paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, and kidney failure while undergoing hemodialysis.
This Viewpoint discusses why health priorities–tailored care, rather than the one-size-fits-all approach, is beneficial for marginalized individuals.
This Taiwanese cohort study evaluates the risk of bleeding and mortality after alteplase treatment for patients with acute ischemic stroke treated with non–vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) vs not treated with NOACs.
This cross-sectional study examines the provenance and clinical benefit of medicines that entered the French market between 2008 and 2018 using the Prescrire and Haute Autorité de Santé grading systems.
This cross-sectional study compares pharmacy acquisition costs and point-of-sale prices for generic imatinib under Medicare Part D from 2017 to 2023.
This case report describes a patient in their early 50s who presented with epigastric pain and jaundice and had significantly decreased heart rate after admission.
This viewpoint discusses the need for physicians to give focused attention to patients and the challenges that prevent them from doing so and suggests goals to create conditions that ensure that physicians are fully present during patient visits.
This essay describes how a podcast inspired a physician’s new approach to complimenting patients and colleagues and the benefits gained.
This study examines whether artificial intelligence (AI) models can be manipulated for the generation of targeted health disinformation regarding vaccines and vaping.
This survey study assesses trends in nicotine use among young adults in the US between 2013 and 2021.
This cross-sectional study systematically examines the contributions of COVID-19 and other underlying causes of death to the widened gender life expectancy gap from 2010 to 2021.
This case report describes a man in his 80s with a medical history of essential hypertension who presented to the emergency department with sudden onset epigastric pain.
This JAMA Internal Medicine Patient Page reviews sciatica, its symptoms, and treatment options for those who have it.
This essay describes a palliative medicine physician’s experience with a dying patient and reflections on life.
This French cohort study evaluates in-hospital mortality and adverse effects among older adults (≥75 years) who waited overnight in the emergency department for a bed in a hospital ward.
This cohort study describes disability and caregiving before and after long-term care facility entry, comparing nursing home, assisted living, and independent living entrants.
This case report describes a patient in their 80s who presented with dyspnea and syncope during exercise and a history of essential hypertension and Parkinson disease.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of implementing a novel multicomponent intervention designed to target several barriers that prevent eligible patients from completing key steps toward receiving a kidney transplant.