This systematic review of English-language articles published in 2013 shows that both clinical trials and observational studies highlighted frequently overused or unnecessary care.
This longitudinal cohort study analyzes the association of red blood cell donor age and sex with the survival of transfusion recipients.
To examine the influence of partner’s behavior on making positive health behavior changes, Jackson et al conducted a population-based study, finding that men and women are more likely to make a positive health behavior change if their partner does also.
This systematic review of economic evaluations from 113 US hospitals examines the value of quality improvement interventions designed to prevent bloodstream infections related to central catheters.
This systematic review examines the effectiveness, safety, and cost of treating acute medical conditions in settings outside of a hospital inpatient unit.
This structured review identifies and highlights the 10 original research articles most likely to reduce overuse of medical care.
This Special Communication identifies and highlights articles published in 2014 that are most likely to influence medical overuse, organized into the categories of overdiagnosis, overtreatment, and methods to avoid overuse.