Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Health Online Journal of Medicine


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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

PrimeCuts 7 min read

By Nina Talmor, MD

Peer Reviewed

With medicine advancing at such a rapid pace, it is crucial for physicians to keep up with the medical literature.  This can quickly become an overwhelming endeavor given the sheer …

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 8/19/2019

  • Bellevue Hospital: What are the treatment options for atropine-resistant unstable bradycardia?
  • Manhattan VA Hospital: What is the sensitivity and specificity of multidetector computed tomographic angiography (CTPE) in diagnosing a pulmonary embolism? 
  •   Bellevue Clinic: What’s the data behind revaccination with PPSV23 (Pneumovax) after an initial dose at age 65?

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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

PrimeCuts 7 min read

By Peter Sheng, MD, MPH

Peer Reviewed

With medicine advancing at such a rapid pace, it is crucial for physicians to keep up with the medical literature.  This can quickly become an overwhelming endeavor given the …

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 8/12/19

  • Bellevue Clinic: Is there evidence backing the use of guaifensin for cough secondary to upper respiratory infection (URI)?
  • Manhattan VA Inpatient: How reliable is neck vein distention in determining volume status in the heart failure patient?
  • Manhattan VA Clinic: What is the utility of BNP monitoring in chronic congestive heart failure management?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner August 5th, 2019

  • VA Clinic: What is the pathophysiology behind hepatic osteopenia/osteoporosis and who should be screened for it?

     

  • Bellevue Hospital: Is CRP testing a safe and effective tool to guide the use of antibiotics for treatment of COPD exacerbations? 

     

  • VA Clinic: Is it possible to identify patients with CKD that are likely to progress to ESRD?

     

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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

PrimeCuts 7 min read

By Luis Martinez-Velazquez, MD, PhD

Peer Reviewed

With medicine advancing at such a rapid pace, it is crucial for physicians to keep up with the medical literature.  This can quickly become an overwhelming endeavor …

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The Care Lost in Translation

Tales of Survival 5 min read

By Aaron Troy

Peer Reviewed

23-year-old man with no past medical history presenting with 1 year of intermittent 7/10 left-sided chest pain lasting for 15-20 minutes.  The pain feels like a “needle prick,” is non-exertional, and …

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner 7/29/19

  • NYU Brooklyn: Are DOACs safe in patients with ESRD?

     

  • Gouverneur Clinic: What is the role of lifestyle modification in the treatment of erectile dysfunction?

     

  • Bellevue Hospital: Should adults with sickle cell disease receive chronic simple transfusions for primary prevention of stroke?

     

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