Posts Tagged ‘NEJM Group’

Appendectomy or "Antibiotics First"

Posted by • May 15th, 2015

Prompt appendectomy is generally recommended for uncomplicated appendicitis. Randomized trials comparing appendectomy with an antibiotics-first strategy have shown similar complication rates but substantial crossover to or later need for appendectomy with the latter strategy.  A new Clinical Practice review article covers this topic. A major uncertainty in the management of appendicitis is whether an appendectomy is… Read More…

Now on the NEJM Group Open Forum

Posted by • April 27th, 2015

There’s a lot happening on the NEJM Group Open Forum: Talk with authors and experts about a new study involving multiple US neonatal intensive care units that demonstrated a substantial increase in admissions for neonatal abstinence syndrome between 2004 and 2011, as well as increases in associated length of stay and in the percentage of NICU days nationwide… Read More…

NEJM Group Open Forum – Take part in the conversation!

Posted by • April 7th, 2015

These active and engaging discussions are happening now on the NEJM Group Open Forum on Medstro.com. Read the questions and answers posted so far, like, share and comment to become a part of the conversation. Women Transforming the Culture of Medicine: How do women physicians communicate with each other and with their male colleagues? Can the… Read More…

New Conversations on the NEJM Group Open Forum

Posted by • February 26th, 2015

Now on the NEJM Group Open Forum, NEJM authors and experts are discussing: What had historically been their approach to the introduction of peanut in their infant patients with severe eczema, egg allergy, or both, even before the publication of the LEAP trial of peanut allergy. Their thoughts on the opportunities for precision medicine in preventative… Read More…

Ask the Authors: Ebola in Well-Resourced Settings

Posted by • November 20th, 2014

The physicians who treated patients with Ebola in Atlanta and Hamburg are now answering your questions on the NEJM Group Open Forum. Two recent NEJM Brief Reports provide detailed clinical information about three patients with Ebola virus disease who were transferred from West Africa to the United States or Germany in the midst of their illness…. Read More…

NEJM Group Open Forum

Posted by • November 13th, 2014

NEJM Group has joined with Medstro, a social professional network for physicians, to create the NEJM Group Open Forum, a series of live discussions intended to generate active conversation around important–and sometimes controversial–ideas. We’ve brought together authors, experts in the field, and many of your peers to discuss these three topics, now active and ready… Read More…

Introducing the new NEJM Journal Watch

Posted by • June 27th, 2013

Recently, we announced the news that we have created NEJM Group to bring you medical knowledge in new ways and to support a broader, global health care community. As a premier product within NEJM Group, Journal Watch now has a new name — NEJM Journal Watch. NEJM Journal Watch is an essential resource for busy clinicians… Read More…

Introducing NEJM Group

Posted by • June 20th, 2013

We are pleased to announce the formation of NEJM Group, which brings together the people and expertise behind the New England Journal of Medicine and Journal Watch. You’ll notice a new logo, and soon, a renamed NEJM Journal Watch. More importantly, NEJM Group represents the same trusted and authoritative information you value, with deeper commitments… Read More…