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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 …

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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 available …

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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 textbook basics.

Clinical …

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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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HotSpots: The NAME

April 17, 2008
HotSpots: The NAME

Welcome to HotSpots. In this series, we intend to 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 Shrujal Baxi MD, NYU Chief Resident

www.thename.org 

Completing death certificates sounds like an easy task, but anyone who has been hounded by the medical records partment knows just how hard it can be. After you fill in all the names, dates …

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HotSpots: Promed

March 7, 2008
HotSpots: Promed

Welcome to HotSpots, a new feature of Clinical Correlations. In this series, we intend to 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 Shrujal Baxi MD, NYU Chief Resident

http://www.healthmap.org/promed 

If you don’t know what the Chikungunya virus is or you want to know where the Plague is killing people in the world today, then this website is …

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Evolution of a Blog-Clinical Correlations 2.0

February 20, 2007
Evolution of a Blog-Clinical Correlations 2.0

You may have noticed a few changes here at Clinical Correlations. First if you look at the top of the page we have a great new logo created by a professional graphics arts designer. Second, if you look just below the logo, there is now a link to a page entitled The Essential Reading Lists. This link takes you to a bibliography listing the essential articles as picked by our faculty members of the NYU Internal Medicine Curriculum Committee. The lists do not yet include …

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