This Viewpoint calls for improved surveillance of the use and of health effects of marijuana in the wake of evolving state policies that increase legal access to the drug.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s and European Society of Medical Oncology’s recent recommendations on follow-up imaging in patients in remission from Hodgkin and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
This Medical News article discusses the progress and promise of the FDA’s Sentinel Initiative designed to surveille potential drug safety issues by mining claims data.
Phoa and coauthors investigate whether endoscopic radiofrequency ablation could decrease the rate of neoplastic progression among 136 patients with Barrett esophagus and a confirmed diagnosis of low-grade dysplasia in Europe.
To examine whether hospital surveillance bias influences the validity of reported venous thromboembolism (VTE) rates, Bilimoria and coauthors examined Medicare data for beneficiaries undergoing select major operations. Livingston comments in a related Editorial.
To analyze the epidemiologic, meteorologic, and geospatial features of the 2012 Dallas County, Texas, West Nile virus epidemic, Chung and coauthors analyzed relevant public health surveillance data. Ostroff provides comment in the related Editorial.