Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Online Journal of Medicine

The Vioxx Wars

Healthcare Policy 5 min read

vioxx 2Commentary By: Sandeep Mangalmurti MD, JD PGY-1

The continuing legal battles over Vioxx remain at the center of a fascinating intersection of law and medicine. Most physicians are well acquainted with the basics of the case, but like most …

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What Is XDR-TB?

Commentary By: Marshall Fordyce, PGY-3

Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) is as ominous as it sounds. As a second-year resident on the Chest service, you may have treated one or two patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), which is …

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