Posts Tagged ‘NEJM’

New Conversations on the NEJM Group Open Forum

Posted by Karen Buckley • December 18th, 2014

Will the results of the MR CLEAN trial change the standard of care for patients with acute ischemic stroke? Ask the authors and other experts in the field in the latest discussion about NEJM original research. From the NEJM CareerCenter “Fascinating Physician” series, meet Dr. Wen Dombrowski, a geriatrics physician executive who develops technology, business,… Read More…

Ethical Challenges in Treating Family and Friends

Posted by Karen Buckley • September 25th, 2014

What do you do when: A neighbor wants a prescription to refill her daughter’s albuterol inhaler before her soccer game — which starts in two hours? A colleague asks for a prescription for fluoxetine because he has been feeling depressed since his divorce? Your father-in-law has been admitted to the hospital where you work following… Read More…

Watch the NEJM Documentary, Getting Better

Posted by Karen Buckley • May 2nd, 2012

In our continuing celebration of 200 years of NEJM, a new documentary is now available on the 200th anniversary website. Getting Better: 200 Years of Medicine is a three-part, 45-minute film that explores three remarkable stories of medical progress that have taken place over the course of the long history of NEJM. When NEJM was… Read More…

Introducing the NEJM iPad Edition

Posted by Karen Buckley • March 13th, 2012

Now you can enjoy all the content that appears each week in NEJM print issues, plus tap into the power of the iPad with access to audio, expandable images, share, search and notation features.  Store downloaded issues in your personal library and take multiple issues wherever you (and your iPad) go. The NEJM iPad Edition… Read More…

Vote Now! The Most Important NEJM Article (1930-1959)

Posted by Karen Buckley • March 1st, 2012

In January, you voted for an article documenting the beginning of ether anesthesia, and in February, for the first description of platelets. This month we’re asking you to consider five articles from 1930-1959 and tell us which you think is most important. In 1948, Sidney Farber reported promising results in treatment of early childhood leukemia…. Read More…

Visit the NEJM Clinical Practice Center

Posted by Karen Buckley • February 6th, 2012

There’s a new page on NEJM.org specifically for primary-care physicians, hospitalists, and other practicing clinicians.  At the NEJM Clinical Practice Center you’ll find: The latest practice-changing research you need to know about Reviews from our Clinical Practice series Interactive Medical Cases and Images in Clinical Medicine, and Videos in Clinical Medicine, designed to hone your… Read More…

Vote on the Most Important NEJM Article

Posted by Karen Buckley • February 3rd, 2012

As part of the NEJM 200th anniversary celebration, each month we will present a selection of five articles from a period in NEJM history and ask you to choose which one you think is the most important. At year’s end, we’ll post the winning articles from each period and let you choose the most important… Read More…

Explore the History of Medical Discoveries

Posted by Karen Buckley • January 26th, 2012

Over 200 years, the New England Journal of Medicine has published early descriptions of disease, groundbreaking new treatments for particular conditions, and the first steps toward significant changes in how physicians care for patients.  The 200th anniversary website has an interactive timeline that allows you to search and rediscover the progress of centuries past.   Each… Read More…

Join NEJM in Celebrating 200 Years

Posted by Karen Buckley • January 9th, 2012

In 2012, the New England Journal of Medicine celebrates 200 years of advances in medical research and clinical practice. We value your ongoing interest in NEJM as a reader and important contributor to the NEJM community, and are inviting you to join in with your colleagues in celebrating this event. Throughout 2012 we will mark… Read More…