Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Health Online Journal of Medicine


Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner — 10/13/21

  • NYU Brooklyn: When should we stop anti-depressant use in patients with depression? 
  • Gouverneur Outpatient: In patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), are there any supplements that have been shown to have benefit for symptomatic relief?
  • Bellevue Inpatient: Is there any evidence to suggest that fentanyl is superior to morphine in managing patients with ACS?

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Why Is There So Much Obesity?

Clinical Questions 8 min read

By Emily Mills

Peer Reviewed

While on my medical school Pediatrics rotation I learned of an important developmental milestone—the “why” phase.  During this time, the inquisitive three-year-old bombards their parents with an infinite array of questions, …

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 10/4/2021

  •  Brooklyn: What are the indications for primary prophylaxis against disseminated MAC? When can primary prophylaxis against disseminated MAC be discontinued?
  •  Bellevue Outpatient:  Is there a risk of tinnitus with macrolide use?
  • Bellevue Inpatient: What is the sensitivity and specificity of urine dipstick testing for hematuria? What can cause false positives and negatives for hematuria on urine dipstick test?

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A Pancreas in the Making

Class Act 8 min read

By Jessica Lovett

Peer Reviewed 

Diabetes, a condition broadly characterized by the inability to maintain glucose homeostasis,1 can be classified into two primary subtypes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are …

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner- 9/20/2021

  •  Bellevue Inpatient: Which is the superior antiplatelet agent in patients with ACS treated with PCI- prasugrel or ticagrelor? 
  •  Tisch Inpatient: What are the indications for celiac plexus block and potential complications?
  •  NYU Brooklyn: Is a shorter (i.e. 4 month) anti-TB regimen noninferior to the standard 6-month treatment for patients with drug-susceptible pulmonary TB?

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