Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Health Online Journal of Medicine


Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner — 8/23/21

  •  NYU Brooklyn: What is the association between NSAID use and the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) flare?
  •  Tisch Inpatient: Is gadolinium-based contrast safe to administer in kidney disease?
  •  Bellevue Inpatient: In patients admitted for syncope workup, what is the yield of the typical diagnostic workup (EKG, bloodwork)?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner- 8/16/2021

  •  NYU Brooklyn: In patients with severe acute kidney injury, when should renal replacement therapy be initiated?
  •  Tisch Inpatient: Does chronic beta-blocker therapy affect lactate production in septic patients?
  •  Bellevue Inpatient: Do reversal agents improve outcomes for DOAC-related severe bleeding?

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CHIEFS’ INQUIRY CORNER — 8/9/2021

  •  NYU Brooklyn: How does long-term use of metformin contribute to vitamin B12 deficiency?
  •  VA Outpatient: Does metformin decrease the risk of some types of skin cancer?
  •  Bellevue Inpatient: Do proton pump inhibitors affect glycemic control and/or risk of incident diabetes?

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Primecuts – This Week in the Journals

PrimeCuts 6 min read

By Michael Shen, MD PhD

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 …

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner — 8/2/2021

  •  NYU Brooklyn: How does leucovorin reverse methotrexate toxicity?
  •  Bellevue Outpatient: Should patients who received the Zostavax vaccine in the past still get Shingrix?
  •  Bellevue Inpatient: In evaluating patients with community acquired pneumonia (CAP), should lab tests be sent to attempt to determine a specific etiology? Specifically, how do we use tests such as Mycoplasma PCR vs IgG/IgM?

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