This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of a standardized patient–based intervention designed to enhance primary care physician patient-centeredness and skill in handling patient requests for low-value diagnostic tests.
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Williamson et al examine whether intensive therapy for hypertension and combination therapy with a statin and a fibrate reduce the risk of decline in cognition and total brain volume in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). See the Invited Commentary by Dufouil and Brayne.
Stout et al describe breast magnetic resonance imaging trends and indications in a community setting.
Mafi and coauthors characterize the treatment of back pain from 1999 to 2010. See Invited Commentary by Casey.