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The New England Journal of Medicine () is the world’s leading medical journal and website.
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The article "Mortality in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria" is No. 1 on the list. The household-based survey concluded that the number of excess deaths related to Hurricane Maria was more than 70x the official estimate. Full article:
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NEJM 12h
A 67-year-old woman presented with a 6-week history of progressive exertional dyspnea. Her medical history was notable for lung transplantation that had been performed 8 years earlier. What is the diagnosis?
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Podcast: David Jones, PhD, discusses the possibilities for finding solutions to health policy problems at the state level.
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A 36-year-old man was admitted to the ICU with an acute exacerbation of chronic heart failure. During an extreme bout of coughing, the patient spontaneously expectorated an intact cast of the right bronchial tree.
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NEJM 16h
Clinical Implications of Basic Research: Femtosecond Lasers for Ophthalmic Surgery Enabled by Chirped-Pulse Amplification. Image: Edge of a Porcine Lens Capsule Cut with a 150-fsec Laser at a Wavelength of 400 nm.
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NEJM 17h
Image of the Week: Laryngocele
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NEJM 18h
The iron–deferiprone complex is the result of iron scavenged from non–transferrin-bound iron in plasma. The transfer of iron to deferoxamine releases free deferiprone, which can re-enter cells and bind more iron. Learn more:
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From Pages to Practice: ADHD Rates and Birth Month via
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NEJM Dec 10
The more we understand about the long-term effects of toxic stress due to adverse childhood experiences, the more important it becomes for us to absorb these stories. They form the crux of trauma-informed care.
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NEJM Dec 10
From the : Neonatal Sepsis and Other Infections Due to Group B Beta-Hemolytic Streptococci (Dec. 10, 1964)
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NEJM Catalyst Nov 26
Studies have found that physicians spend nearly 30 hours per month working on the EHR in their homes — including morning and evening hours over the weekend:
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NEJM Dec 10
Chronic norovirus infection in immunocompromised patients can lead to malabsorption and other complications. In this case report, favipiravir is shown to have some evidence of activity and to induce some selective pressure on the virus.
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Hospital-Acquired Infections Are Declining
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NEJM Dec 10
A 29-year-old man with presented with fever and abdominal pain. CT scan of the abdomen revealed a ring-enhancing hepatic lesion, and a polymerase-chain-reaction assay of stool confirmed infection with Entamoeba histolytica.
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NEJM Dec 10
Acute kidney injury is a frequent complication in patients hospitalized in the ICU for septic shock and is associated with high mortality. Read the results of a trial regarding renal-replacement therapy in patients with AKI and .
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NEJM Dec 10
Among patients who had a previous acute coronary syndrome and who were receiving high-intensity statin therapy, the risk of recurrent ischemic cardiovascular events was lower among those who received alirocumab than among those who received placebo.
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NEJM Dec 10
A 23-year-old woman presented with vertigo and affecting the right eye. Wide-field photographs of the fundus show retinal whitening in the superotemporal macula in the right eye.
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NEJM Dec 9
Perspective: The Future of Health Care Reform — A View from the States on Where We Go from Here
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NEJM Dec 9
The addition of atezolizumab to chemotherapy in the first-line treatment of extensive-stage small-cell resulted in significantly longer overall survival and progression-free survival than chemotherapy alone.
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NEJM Dec 9
Interactive Medical Case: a 56-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with a 1-week history of frontotemporal headaches and nausea. Click through to test your diagnostic and therapeutic skills:
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