Category: Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

Clinical Correlations


Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

  • Bellevue Hospital: How are monoclonal antibodies used in the treatment of clostridium difficile infection?
  • Tisch/Kimmel: How do outcomes after in-hospital cardiac arrest differ from those following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest?
  • NYU Brooklyn: What is the association between dermatomyositis and malignancy?  What cancer screening is recommended for those diagnosed with dermatomyositis?
  • Manhattan VA Clinic: What malignancy work up is indicated in the setting of an unprovoked VTE?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

  • Bellevue Hospital: When can provocative testing help diagnose Brugada Syndrome?
  • Manhattan VA: Does eating eggs contribute to cardiovascular disease?
  • Bellevue Clinic: What are primary and secondary vaccine failures and how does this affect the clinical course of measles infection?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

  • Bellevue Hospital: Is there benefit to combination pharmacologic and mechanical DVT prophylaxis?
  • Tisch/Kimmel: What is the most appropriate antithrombotic therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation after acute coronary syndrome and or PCI?
  • Manhattan VA: What is the association between Kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate – SPS) and adverse gastrointestinal events?
  • Ambulatory Care: What is the ‘U equals U’ campaign and what is the evidence to support it?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

  • Bellevue Hospital: How is MINOCA diagnosed and managed?
  • Manhattan VA: Are there biochemical tests that aid in the diagnosis of malignant pleural effusions?
  • NYU Brooklyn: Are there relative differences between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

  • Bellevue Hospital: What is the evidence for anticoagulation in atrial tachycardias?
  • Tisch/Kimmel: What are the clinical features of HACEK endocarditis?
  • What is the best method to manage hypertension in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
  • Manhattan VA: How is ascitic fluid protein used to distinguish between etiologies of cardiac ascites?
  • NYU Brooklyn: What is roflumilast and what is its role in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

  • Bellevue Hospital: How does amiodarone potentiate digoxin toxicity?
  • VA Clinic: Should ACE inhibitors be used to prevent microalbuminuria in normotensive patients with diabetes?
  • NYU Brooklyn: What is the appropriate management of Steven Johnson Syndrome / Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis ?
  • Tisch/Kimmel: How does measles present in adults?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner

  • Tisch/Kimmel: What is the Staphylococcus Panton-Valentine Leukocidin?
  • Bellevue Hospital: How do we risk stratify patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy? When is an implantable cardiac defibrillator indicated for primary prevention?
  • NYU Brooklyn: What is Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome and what are its clinical manifestations? 
  • Bellevue Clinic: What is the optimal treatment of allergic rhinitis?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – March 25th, 2019

  • Manhattan VA: How reliable are cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) white blood cell (WBC) count and protein in the diagnosis of Herpes Encephalitis?
  • Bellevue Hospital: What are the neurologic manifestations of methotrexate toxicity?
  • Tisch/Kimmel: What is the classic presentation of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)?

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