Author: Clinical Correlations

Clinical Correlations


Buprenorphine After the X-Waiver

Pharmacology 5 min read

By Sarah M. Jackson

Peer Reviewed

During the COVID-19 pandemic, opioid overdose deaths increased from 50,000 in 2019 to 80,000 in 2021, largely driven by synthetic opioids such as fentanyl.1 Despite the escalating use of …

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Atherosclerosis: Understanding the Pathophysiology

Cardiology 4 min read

By Zachary Henig

Peer Reviewed

Atherosclerosis is the primary risk factor for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of mortality worldwide. To understand the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis, we turn to advances made in molecular biology. Understanding …

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The Rise and Fall of “MONA BASH”

Class Act 6 min read

By Galen Hu

Peer Reviewed

It seemed like everyone I spoke to about heart attacks during my clinical year of medical school had a different opinion on the famous mnemonic “MONA BASH”:

 

Morphine

Oxygen

Nitrates

Aspirin/Anti-platelet

Beta-blocker

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor/Angiotensin receptor …

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