Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Online Journal of Medicine


Primecuts-This Week In The Journals

By: Yiping Xing, MD

This year’s US Open Tennis Championships, which took place here in New York City over the past two weeks, have been arguably the most compelling in years, enhanced by extreme heat and humidity that some have described as the “sweatiest [US Open] ever” [1].…

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Primecuts-This Week in the Journals

By: Kristie Bauman, MD

Researchers at the University of British Columbia may have solved our blood bank problems. After searching the human gut microbiome metagenomics library, Stephen Withers and colleagues found an enzyme that can convert A and B type red blood cells to type O.…

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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

By Michael Bohl, MD

Peer Reviewed 

Last week the world mourned the loss of the Queen of Soul, Arethra Franklin.  Singer of “Respect”, “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman”, and countless other hits, Franklin had been in failing health for the past several years. …

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Core IM Hoofbeats: 57F with confusion

By John Hwang MD, Cindy Fang MD, Michael Phillips MD, Shreya Trivedi MD || Audio Editing by Richard Chen || Graphic by Amy Ou MD

Time Stamps

  1. Case history and exam 00:40
  2. Causal models 11:24
  3. Facets versus diagnoses 13:25
  4. Problem representation 16:37
  5. Part two of the case 17:10
  6. Occam’s razor, Hickam’s dictum, and Crabtree’s bludgeon 23:00
  7. Diagnostic uncertainty 27:10
  8. Learning points 34:24

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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

By Vicky Chiang, MD

Peer Reviewed

While New Yorkers are finally enjoying the first section of the Second Ave Subway after nearly a century of waiting, our friends in California have decided to move forward with their own ambitious public transportation project–a $100 billion high-speed rail from Los Angeles to San Francisco.…

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Do Hospital Visitors Impact Patient Outcomes?

By Brit Trogen

Peer Reviewed

In 2001, the Institute of Medicine’s Crossing the Quality Chasm became the seminal paper recognizing patient-centered care as a crucial component of overall health care quality.[1] Since then, patient and family centered care (PFCC) has been increasingly recognized as a valuable model for improving patient outcomes, facilitating communication, and increasing satisfaction with care.[2] Open and flexible visitation policies are a major component of many PFCC programs and have been widely embraced by hospitals throughout the US [3] However, the impact of family presence on patients and hospital staff is complex, with varying impacts on patients, family members, and hospital staff.…

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