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Don’t Forget to Register for our Free Web Event on Sharing Clinical Trial Data

• March 29th, 2017

Our free live web event on the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge is quickly approaching, so make sure to register for full access! Join in an open conversation among clinical trialists, patients, and data analysts to help explore possible solutions for the responsible sharing of data. Engage with leading experts in moderated Q&A sessions and share your perspective in online working… Read More…


New Clinical Decision Article: Management of Sciatica

• March 27th, 2017

In this week’s Clinical Decision, a 50-year-old bus driver comes to you with a 4-week history of pain in his left leg and lower back. He describes a combination of severe sharp and dull pain that originated in his left buttock and radiated to the dorsolateral aspect of his left thigh, as well as vague… Read More…


Registration Now Open for Free Web Event on Sharing Clinical Trial Data

• March 20th, 2017

On March 7th, the New England Journal of Medicine named three teams hailing from universities in Israel and the United States as the winners of the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge, which encouraged participants to explore and examine the potential of sharing clinical trial data. Open to health care professionals, researchers and data scientists, NEJM asked… Read More…


What’s New: SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge Winners Announced

• March 15th, 2017

On March 7th, the New England Journal of Medicine named three teams hailing from universities in Israel and the United States as the winners of the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge, which encouraged participants to explore and examine the potential of sharing clinical trial data. Open to health care professionals, researchers and data scientists, NEJM asked individuals… Read More…


New Clinical Problem-Solving: Histology Rings True

• March 7th, 2017

In this week’s Clinical Problem-Solving Case, a 58-year-old man with nonerosive rheumatoid arthritis who was being treated with etanercept and methotrexate presented to the emergency department with a 2-week history of fevers (temperatures up to 39°C) and drenching night sweats. In the previous week, yellowing of his eyes and dark urine had developed. He reported… Read More…


New Quick Take: Inhibiting Plasma Kallikrein for Hereditary Angioedema Prophylaxis

• February 28th, 2017

This week’s Quick Take video describes how patients with hereditary angioedema with C1 inhibitor deficiency may have recurrent, unpredictable swelling episodes that require immediate treatment. However, current options for these patients are limited by side effects. Is there a safe and effective therapy? Take less than three minutes and find out! Quick Take videos are a… Read More…


New Clinical Decisions: Thromboprophylaxis after Knee Arthroscopy

• February 13th, 2017

In this week’s Clinical Decision, a 60-year-old woman comes to your office to discuss her upcoming arthroscopic knee surgery. She recently received a diagnosis of a right lateral meniscus tear and is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic meniscectomy. She has heard that knee surgery increases the risk of blood clots, and she wants to know whether… Read More…


New Interactive Medical Case: Making the Connection

• January 30th, 2017

In the case, “Making the Connection,” a 41-year-old man with hyperlipidemia and a history of morbid obesity since childhood was referred to a surgeon for a weight-management consultation and consideration of bariatric surgery. The patient had tried dieting on his own and had also tried several commercial weight-loss programs with little long-term success. Can you accurately assess… Read More…


New Quick Take: Mass Intoxication with Synthetic Cannabinoids

• January 24th, 2017

This week’s Quick Take video describes how medical professionals and law enforcement agents identified the cause of a July 2016 drug-induced intoxication and subsequent hospitalization of an unusually high number of people in Brooklyn. Emergency room workers knew only that the patients had been exposed to some type of “herbal incense” before beginning to exhibit… Read More…