Category: HotSpots

Clinical Correlations


HotSpots: The Evolution of Medicine

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.

Matthew Vorsanger, MD

When we consider the accomplishments that have been made in the history of the field of medicine, taking a step back can reveal an astounding landscape.…

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Cardiac Murmur Websites: An Internet Review of Common Cardiac Auscultation Websites

By Rachel Bond, MD

Faculty Peer Reviewed

In the field of medicine including the art of physical diagnosis, there is nothing more nerve provoking then having to master the art of cardiac auscultation. Imagine the concern of medical students, residents, internists and freshly starting cardiologists all alike who are asked by patients time and time again, “does my heart sound okay?!” With the advancement in technology and the rapid surge of echocardiogram usage, the use of a stethoscope has not been very provocative.…

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EKG Websites: A Review of the Most Viewed Websites

By Melissa Mroz and Rachel Bond

Faculty Peer Reviewed

The electrocardiogram (EKG) is a test not only interpreted by cardiologists.

In fact, it is usually early in the year that the new medical student is handed an EKG; top flipped down as not to “cheat” and asked to interpret the rhythmic black squiggles on red graph paper.…

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HotSpots: Evidence Based Patient Websites

jupiterredspot.gifWelcome 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.

Rebecca Hall MD

More and more patients are going online to read about their medical conditions.…

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Clinical Correlations Now Indexed in TRIP Database

logoWe are excited to formally announce a new feature of Clinical Correlations. A search box (bottom right of the page) now allows our readers to carry out a direct search of the TRIP Database.

The TRIP Database, now in its 12th year, is an excellent search engine with a focus on providing clinicians with the best available evidence to answer their clinical questions, in keeping with the mission of Clinical Correlations.…

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