Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Online Journal of Medicine


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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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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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

PrimeCuts 6 min read

By Jessica Lichter, MD

Peer Reviewed

With medicine advancing at such a rapid pace, it is crucial for physicians to keep up with the medical literature.  This can quickly become an overwhelming endeavor …

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Core IM: Mind the Gap on Unstable Angina

CORE IM Podcast 1 min read

Join us for Part 2 of our who, what, why exploration of unstable angina… does it even still exist and what should we do about it? || By Steven R. Liu MD and Janine Knudsen MD ||  Peer Review Dr Norma Keller MD || Graphic Design by Gaby Mayer

For a …

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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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Core IM: 5 Pearls on Pain Management

CORE IM Podcast 3 min read

 

For a transcript of the podcast and show notes: https://www.coreimpodcast.com/2019/03/13/5-pearls-on-pain-management/

Time Stamps

  • How effective are non-opioids? ( 3:17)
  • Are NSAIDs contraindicated in patients with kidney, liver or heart disease? If not, how can we use them safely? (10:51)
  • What are the best practices for patients who require opioid analgesia? (19:00)
  • When prescribing opioids at discharge what can …

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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

PrimeCuts 7 min read

By Liz Roca-Nelson, MD

Peer Reviewed

With medicine advancing at such a rapid pace, it is crucial for physicians to keep up with the medical literature.  This can quickly become an overwhelming endeavor given the sheer …

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