This systematic review examines the effectiveness, safety, and cost of treating acute medical conditions in settings outside of a hospital inpatient unit.
This cohort study describes the frequency of overnight extubations and assesses the association between overnight extubations and clinical outcomes among adult patients in US intensive care units in the Project IMPACT database.
This Invited Commentary examines arguments in favor of discontinuing the Step 2 Clinical Skills Examination.
This Teachable Moment evaluates the use of bed alarms as a fall-prevention strategy.
This Viewpoint discusses the challenges and barriers involved in increasing access to telemedicine abortion services in the United States.
This study estimates current rates of stress-only imaging in cardiology patients in the United States and worldwide, as well as the potential effect of changes in this rate on the radiation burden to the US population.
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.
This study reports that few computed tomographic examinations use an appropriately low dose of radiation among adults with suspected urolithiasis.
This retrospective study of an academic health care system that used nondisclosure clauses in most malpractice settlement agreements found that the causes were often broader than necessary.
This retrospective study revealed increased use of percutaneous ventricular assist devices (PVADs) and decreased use of intra-aortic balloon pumps, leading to questions regarding the high mortality, cost, and unclear benefit associated with PVADs.