Category: Class Act

Clinical Correlations

Diagnostic Evaluation of Cryptogenic Stroke

Class Act 8 min read

Dixon Yang, MD

Peer Reviewed

Case and Introduction

A 52-year-old right-handed woman with hypertension is brought in by ambulance after her daughter notices a sudden onset of nonsensical speech and trouble walking. On exam, she has an …

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The History Behind Aspirin 81

Class Act 4 min read

By Joshua Novack

Peer Reviewed

Patients often come into clinics on a grocery list of medications. Common prescriptions include lisinopril 20 mg, amlodipine 2.5 mg, metformin 500 mg, and aspirin 81 mg. One dosage stands out …

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The Fentanyl Crisis

Class Act 5 min read

By Andrew Segoshi

Peer Reviewed

If you live in New York, you’ve no doubt encountered the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation in the past decade. Whether it’s firsthand experience passing opioid users in the street congregating on St. Mark’s every summer, hearing shocking news …

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