Clinical Correlations

The NYU Langone Health Online Journal of Medicine

First Principles

Clinical Correlations is proud to present our section for humanism in medicine, Tales from the Bedside, where we showcase our community’s unique and diverse experiences as …

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 6/6/22

  • Tisch-Kimmel Inpatient: Is low voltage a sensitive marker for detecting pericardial effusions?
  • Bellevue Inpatient: Is the use of rectal tubes supported in optimizing the healing of sacral ulcers?
  •  Bellevue Outpatient: What is the updated guidance regarding Hepatitis B vaccination?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner-5/31/22

  • Tisch-Kimmel Inpatient: Are the rumors true? Is there a new oral carbapenem in town?
  • Bellevue Inpatient: What are the clinical features of monkeypox?
  •  Bellevue Outpatient: What is Achenbach syndrome (also known as paroxysmal finger hematoma [PFH] or blue finger syndrome)?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner – 5/23/22

  • VA Outpatient: What should the threshold be to send a JAK2 mutation test?
  • NYU GFP: When should we consider sending a workup for hereditary hemochromatosis?
  • Bellevue Outpatient: When should we consider sending flow cytometry as part of the workup for hematologic malignancy?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner-5/16/22

  • Bellevue Inpatient: What is systemic sclerosis sine scleroderma? (Thanks to Melissa Chiang and her team for this question during rounds with Dr. Abramson!)
  •  VA Outpatient: What are the updates to the guidelines regarding initial treatment for asthma?
  • Bellevue Outpatient: What are the updated guidelines for initiation of aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease?

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Chiefs’ Inquiry Corner-5/9/22

  • Bellevue Inpatient: Should I correct the sodium for hyperglycemia when calculating an anion gap? (Written by Kirsten Salline, PGY-3 on teaching elective!)
  • Tisch-Kimmel Inpatient: What is nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE) and when should the diagnosis be suspected? (Written by Kirsten Salline, PGY-3 on teaching elective!)
  • VA Outpatient: How does malignancy lead to hypercalcemia, and what is the clinical significance?

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