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Cardiac Murmur Websites: An Internet Review of Common Cardiac Auscultation Websites

February 29, 2012
Cardiac Murmur Websites: An Internet Review of Common Cardiac Auscultation Websites

By Rachel Bond, MD

Faculty Peer Reviewed

In the field of medicine including the art of physical diagnosis, there is nothing more nerve provoking then having to master the art of cardiac auscultation. Imagine the concern of medical students, residents, internists and freshly starting cardiologists all alike who are asked by patients time and time again, “does my heart sound okay?!” With the advancement in technology and the rapid surge of echocardiogram usage, the use of a stethoscope has not been very provocative. However, being…

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EKG Websites: A Review of the Most Viewed Websites

February 3, 2012
EKG Websites: A Review of the Most Viewed Websites

By Melissa Mroz and Rachel Bond

Faculty Peer Reviewed

The electrocardiogram (EKG) is a test not only interpreted by cardiologists.

In fact, it is usually early in the year that the new medical student is handed an EKG; top flipped down as not to “cheat” and asked to interpret the rhythmic black squiggles on red graph paper. I still remember the anxiety provoking questions asked on my Medicine Clerkship. As with many skills I thought would magically become part of my repertoire on July 1st…

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July 1st Rules for Interns

July 1, 2011
July 1st Rules for Interns

Every now and then you read something that you wish you had written yourself.   Dr. Westby Fisher an internist, cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist who blogs as Dr. Wes has compiled a terrific comprehensive list of rules that interns should follow from July 1st that will lead to a successful residency and career.  It’s the perfect post for this most sacred of days.   There’s not a doctor out there who does not remember their first July 1st, so savor the moment for tomorrow will be July 2nd and nothing…

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Clinical Correlations Awarded Gold eHealthcare Leadership Award

November 11, 2009
Clinical Correlations Awarded Gold eHealthcare Leadership Award

We are very excited to announce that Clinical Correlations has been awarded the 2009 Gold eHealthcare Leadership Award.  This awards program, now in it’s tenth year,  is the largest web-oriented awards program that is focused exclusively on healthcare.  The program attracts over 1100 entrants. Clinical Correlations won this award in the Best Health/Healthcare Content-Physician/Clinician Focused Site category.   To win this prestigious award as we celebrate our third anniversary is a tremendous accomplishment.  Thank you to all our editors and authors who have continued…

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HotSpots: Evidence Based Patient Websites

June 13, 2009
HotSpots: Evidence Based Patient Websites

Welcome to HotSpots. In this series, we highlight unique websites of interest to the medical profession. Feel free to make suggestions for sites that should be featured in this series by clicking the comment field or sending us an email.

Rebecca Hall MD

More and more patients are going online to read about their medical conditions. Patients may not be able to distinguish reputable evidence based medical sites from gimmick type websites promising expensive, useless “cures” and “vitamins” and providing faulty…

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Clinical Correlations Now Indexed in TRIP Database

May 29, 2009
Clinical Correlations Now Indexed in TRIP Database

We are excited to formally announce a new feature of Clinical Correlations. A search box (bottom right of the page) now allows our readers to carry out a direct search of the TRIP Database.

The TRIP Database, now in its 12th year, is an excellent search engine with a focus on providing clinicians with the best available evidence to answer their clinical questions, in keeping with the mission of Clinical Correlations. The TRIP Database is continuously updated with resources that use…

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Hotspots: The NYU Literature, Arts, and Medicine Blog

January 27, 2009
Hotspots: The NYU Literature, Arts, and Medicine Blog

The Literature, Arts, and Medicine blog focuses on topics in the medical humanities. Written primarily by invited contributors, it brings perspectives of the social sciences, humanities, and arts to current issues in medical education and training; health policy; patient-physician interaction; caregiver experience and patient experience. The blog is edited by Felice Aull, who recently retired from the NYUSOM faculty and is now adjunct associate curator. She is founding editor of a widely used resource for medical humanities teaching and scholarship, The Literature, Arts,…

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Clinical Correlations voted Best Clinical Sciences Weblog of 2008

January 23, 2009
Clinical Correlations voted Best Clinical Sciences Weblog of 2008

We are proud to announce that Clinical Correlations has been voted the Best Clinical Sciences Weblog  of 2008 in Medgadget’s 5th annual Medical Weblog Awards.  First, we’d like to congratulate all the other nominees and winners. It’s exciting to see such incredible content throughout the medical blogosphere and to share this recognition with so many others who clearly display a passion for medicine. We’d also like to sincerely thank all of our readers, writers and editors for their continued support and for making this award possible.

 

-the Clinical Correlations Editorial Board

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FRAX: A Brand New Tool For the Management of Osteoporosis

August 13, 2008
FRAX: A Brand New Tool For the Management of Osteoporosis

Commentary by Judith Brenner MD, Associate Editor, Clinical Correlations. Reviewed by Valerie Peck MD, NYU Division of Endocrinology.

An 81 year old Caucasian woman with a history of diabetes and hypertension who was admitted to the orthopedic service with a hip fracture after falling in her home.

This is a typical story and represents the end stages of osteoporosis. It is the myocardial infarction of the bone world. Like cardiovascular disease, prevention and identification of at-risk individuals is the most powerful tool clinicians have…

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Welcome to Clinical Correlations 2.0

July 1, 2008
Welcome to Clinical Correlations 2.0

317 posts, 67,000 unique visitors from 167 different countries and almost 100,000 hits later and we’re still here. It’s time we evolved…

Welcome to Clinical Correlations Version 2.0. What better day than July 1st, the start of the academic year to celebrate our success with a total redesign of our site. Our new tagline says it all: “A Daily Dose of Medicine.” We are looking to be your destination on the internet to receive a morsel of internal medicine wisdom every day.

Click around and…

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HotSpots: Wave-maven, Clinical Trial Results and Gold Miner

June 6, 2008
HotSpots: Wave-maven, Clinical Trial Results and Gold Miner

Welcome to HotSpots. In this series, we highlight unique websites of interest to the medical profession. Feel free to make suggestions for sites that should be featured in this series by clicking the comment field or sending us an email.

Commentary by Rachana Jani MD, PGY-1

 

Wave-maven

http://ecg.bidmc.harvard.edu/maven/mavenmain.asp

Every physician needs to be proficient in ECGs – and Dubin can only get you so far. Wave-maven is a great site for hundreds of ECG clinical cases designed to go beyond the…

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Clinical Correlations Ranked in Top 100 Academic Medical Blogs!!

April 18, 2008

Clinical Correlations is listed as #9 in a recent listing of the top 100 academic medical blogs. We’re proud of this recognition and wanted to share it with all of our readers.  Thanks for your support, and we look forward to continuing to work to make Clinical Correlations even better.

-the Editors

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