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Your NEJM Group Today: Abdominal Pain & Fatigue Case / CV Risk Score & Atherosclerosis Progression / Allergy-Immunology & I.M. Opportunities

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: NEJM Primary Care/Hospitalist Page: Clinical problem-solving: A 34-year-old man from India...
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Over 600 Sickened from Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Onions

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
Some 640 people across 43 states have developed Salmonella Newport infections potentially linked to onions from Thomson International, the CDC reported on Friday. The date...
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New Opioid Approved for Use in Controlled Clinical Settings

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
Oliceridine, an opioid receptor agonist marketed under the name Olinvyk, has been approved to treat adults with moderate-to-severe acute pain that hasn't responded...
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Heart Group Urges "Rapid" Dietary Assessment During Routine Office Visits

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
Primary care clinicians (and some specialists) should routinely assess adults' diet using a "rapid diet screener tool," the American Heart Association says in a new...
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COVID-19: Most Efficacious Face Masks / Longer Incubation Period? / Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in U.S. Children

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
Check out some of the latest developments in COVID-19: Most efficacious face masks: N95, surgical, polypropylene, and handmade cotton face masks all appear efficacious...
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Paul Sax: Rapid Home Testing for Contagious COVID-19 — How to Make it Happen

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Paul Sax discusses three key findings related to COVID-19 transmission that make the case for rapid home testing for contagious...
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Most Popular NEJM Group Feature This Week: Some ID Stuff We've Been Talking About on Rounds

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
Here's the most clicked-on item we featured from NEJM Group this week, in case you missed it the first time around: HIV and ID...
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The Latest in COVID-19 News: Week Ending Aug. 8

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
This week, a study suggested that SARS-CoV-2 viral load may be just as high in asymptomatic as symptomatic patients, giving "biological plausibility" to...
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Your NEJM Group Today: Lead Poisoning Clinical Pearls / r-tPA, Stroke & Age / Infectious Diseases & ENT Opportunities

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
Take a look at today's highlights from NEJM Group:
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Residency Training: Can We Rename Resident Burnout, Please?

Mon, 2020-08-10 05:00
It is time we stopped framing resident burnout in a certain way. Let's be honest, the current descriptions give us nothing to build on," writes...
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