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How to Make Preventing Heart Disease in HIV Fun and Exciting: The REPRIEVE Trial • February 13, 2017
The people researching cardiovascular disease in HIV have quite the challenge. Because when you think about it for a second, we HIV treaters are a pretty spoiled bunch when it comes to therapeutic success. We saw the transformation of a terrifying, incurable, and rapidly progressive disease (AIDS) into something that can be managed for decades — usually with just […]
Notes from chief residents in family and internal medicine
Ganbare • January 13, 2017 • Jamie Riches, DO
“May I never see in the patient anything but a fellow creature in pain.”- The Oath of Maimonides I am not immune to the post-election frenzy. Never in my relatively short life, nor in my even shorter existence on social media, have I seen people so divided. Shortly after the president-elect was named, I found myself […]
Reflections from nurse practitioners and physician assistants
on the front lines of clinical medicine
What’s Your Sign(out)? • February 13, 2017 • Harrison Reed, PA-C
My house is a disaster zone. After working a string of 12-hour shifts, there is a mountain of dishes in the sink and a minefield of dirty clothes on the floor. As I navigate that post-apocalyptic landscape, my mind tends to wander back to the hospital I just left. I sometimes pause on the small […]
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Podcast 205: Listen to the patient! • January 13, 2017
Danielle Ofri has written a new book, “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear,” that’s full of advice on how best to listen to your patients. She also recounts her own adventures (and misadventures) in patient communication. The book is published by Beacon Press, which offers a free first chapter available for immediate electronic reading. Details are […]
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Gut Check on Gastroenterology, an NEJM Journal Watch blog focusing on issues in clinical gastroenterology, was active from 2008 to 2014.
Posts and discussion from NEJM Group's clinical cardiology community, active from 2009 to 2015.
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