Posts Tagged ‘influenza’

Influenza Vaccination

Posted by • September 29th, 2016

The effects of influenza traditionally have been assessed by comparing hospitalizations and deaths during an influenza season with a baseline model. These calculations suggest that seasonal influenza epidemics in the United States are responsible for between 55,000 and 431,000 hospitalizations due to pneumonia and influenza each year and as many as 49,000 deaths. The highest… Read More…

Clinical Collections

Posted by • January 18th, 2016

Did you know that NEJM Group offers Clinical Collections? These Collections include content from the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal Watch, curated for relevance by expert clinicians to help you improve your knowledge and patient care. Clinical Collections are offered in a convenient PDF format for instant and easy access. NEJM Cases in Primary Care… Read More…

Influenza Vaccination in Pregnancy

Posted by • September 3rd, 2014

As the days get shorter and cooler, you have an increasing sense of dread that Winter Is Coming – and with it comes flu season.   Once you stop daydreaming of the halcyon days of summer, you notice that in your waiting room are two pregnant patients, one HIV positive, one HIV negative. You take a moment… Read More…

A 20-Year-Old Man with Ear Pain, Fever, and Headache

Posted by • January 18th, 2013

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 20-year-old man was transferred to the hospital because of recurrent ear pain for 8 months despite antibiotics, with new fever and headache. Imaging showed opacification of the middle ears and mastoid air cells and erosion of the right temporal bone. Intracranial bacterial infections can be… Read More…