Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Health Online Journal of Medicine


Antiemetics and QT Prolongation

Class Act 6 min read

By Ofer Fass, MD

Peer Reviewed

Introduction

QT interval prolongation is a common side effect shared among the most effective antiemetic classes. The risk of QT prolongation is exacerbated by electrolyte abnormalities observed in patients …

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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

PrimeCuts 7 min read

By Keshav Mangalick, 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 …

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How Necessary is NPO After Midnight?

Class Act 4 min read

By Evellyn DeMitchell-Rodriguez

Peer Reviewed

It has become common practice in many hospitals and ambulatory care centers to require patients to be “Nil Per Os,” or NPO, for solids and liquids after midnight before …

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