Posts in the ‘What’s New’ Category

Revitalized NEJM.org Serves Up a More Intuitive Search Experience

Posted by • February 15th, 2018

Welcome back to our tour of the revitalized NEJM.org. In Parts 1–3 of our series, we explored the many new pathways you now have for quickly and easily finding all the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) content of interest to you at any given time. If you’re more of a searcher than a browser, we… Read More…

Quickly and Easily Find on NEJM.org the Information That’s Relevant to You

Posted by • February 9th, 2018

When you are grappling with a difficult or unusual clinical case, researching a paper, or preparing for a teaching or research presentation, the revitalized NEJM.org makes it easy for you discover all that the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has to offer. In Part 1 of our tour series we looked at the updated design… Read More…

On the New NEJM.org, There’s a Tool for That!

Posted by • February 2nd, 2018

Welcome back for Part 2 in our blog tour of all the ways the revitalized NEJM.org makes it faster and easier for you to discover, experience, and make use of the most compelling and professionally relevant medical research available from the New England Journal of Medicine. In Part 1 of our series, we looked at the… Read More…

Take the Case Challenge: A Newborn with Thrombocytopenia, Cataracts, and Hepatosplenomegaly

Posted by • January 26th, 2018

A newborn boy was transferred to the neonatal intensive care unit (ICU) because of thrombocytopenia and abnormal results on an eye examination for red reflex and on a hearing screening. What is the most likely diagnosis? Read the case description. Then vote and comment about what the diagnosis may be and what diagnostic tests will prove useful…. Read More…

Experience NEJM.org Faster and More Easily than Ever Before

Posted by • January 25th, 2018

There are three things we know about readers of the New England Journal Medicine. You: Are lifelong medical learners who care deeply about advancing medicine through rigorous, evidence-based research. Lead exceptionally busy lives. Wake up every day to an extraordinary array of new information – medical and otherwise – clamoring for your attention. These three facts… Read More…

New Interactive Medical Case: “In the Balance”

Posted by • January 19th, 2018

A 71-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of changes in mental status. His partner noted that the patient had become more irritable than usual and was behaving as if other people were in the room with him when no one else was present. The patient had also had several episodes… Read More…

New Clinical Decisions article: Management of Sentinel-Node Metastasis in Melanoma

Posted by • January 16th, 2018

In a new Clinical Decisions article, Ms. Evans, 52-year-old woman, awaits an assessment of her recent diagnosis of melanoma. She had initially presented to her primary care physician 6 weeks earlier with an irregular lesion on her right arm. After a punch biopsy, a superficial spreading melanoma was diagnosed. She was referred to a surgical… Read More…

New Interactive Medical Case: “The Road Less Traveled”

Posted by • September 25th, 2017

A 26-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a 1-week history of worsening pleuritic chest pain. She recalled the development of a dull, substernal ache several days after a 5-hour flight home from Puerto Rico, where she had spent 3 weeks hiking in national parks and exploring several caves. The ache progressed over the… Read More…

New Interactive Medical Case: “All That Wheezes”

Posted by • August 3rd, 2017

A 20-year-old woman with a history of allergic rhinitis presented to her physician in the autumn with persistent cough and shortness of breath. She had been seen 6 weeks earlier for nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, postnasal drip, and cough that had bothered her on and off throughout the summer. Her symptoms occurred at home and at… Read More…

New Clinical Decisions Article: Management of Septic Shock

Posted by • June 19th, 2017

The newest addition to our Clinical Decisions series gives you a chance to decide how you would treat Ms. Jones, a 65-year-old woman with a history of hypertension who has come to the emergency room after experiencing 3 days of chills and dysuria. After checking vital signs, conducting a physical examination and urinalysis, you make a preliminary… Read More…