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Last update: 2013-06-26

NEJM This Week - June 27, 2013

2013-06-26
Length: 24s

This summary covers the issue of June 27, 2013. Featured are articles on dupilumab in asthma with elevated eosinophil levels, central precocious puberty and mutations in MKRN3, mutations affecting G-protein subunit alpha11 and calcium homeostasis, a family cluster of MERS infections, made-to-order embryos for sale, and a salty taste to autoimmunity; a review article on fungal infections associated with contaminated methylprednisolone injections; a case report of a man with anemia and jaundice; and Perspective articles on from mindless to mindful practice, on uncertainty -- the other side of prognosis, and on eReferral -- a new model for integrated care. …

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NEJM This Week - June 20, 2013

2013-06-19
Length: 22s

This summary covers the issue of June 20, 2013. Featured are articles on rapid lowering of blood pressure in intracerebral hemorrhage, adenotonsillectomy for childhood sleep apnea, clopidogrel with systemic-to-pulmonary-artery shunts, crizotinib in ALK-positive lung cancer, and acquired resistance to crizotinib from a mutation; a review article on IgA nephropathy; a case report of a woman with recurrent goiter and ductal carcinoma of the breast; and Perspective articles on pandemic influenza viruses, on the SUPPORT trial -- a view from the NIH, on the perioperative sleep apnea epidemic, and on health promotion and the state. …

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NEJM This Week - June 13, 2013

2013-06-12
Length: 26s

This summary covers the issue of June 13, 2013. Featured are articles on targeted versus universal decolonization for ICU infection, SALL4 in aggressive hepatocellular carcinoma, clinical findings in H7N9 virus infection, racemic adrenaline and inhalation in bronchiolitis, point-of-care diagnostics and innovation in global health, and treating iron overload; a review article on acute high-altitude illnesses; a case report of a woman with recurrent episodes of altered consciousness; and Perspective articles on envy -- a strategy for reform, on reevaluating "made in America," on the role of the NIH in nurturing clinician-scientists, and on assessing competency for concealed-weapons permits. …

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NEJM This Week - June 6, 2013

2013-06-05
Length: 22s

This summary covers the issue of June 6, 2013. Featured are articles on prone positioning in severe ARDS, eculizumab for atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome, cognitive therapy for survivors of sexual violence, MUC5B promoter polymorphism and lung abnormalities, and nighttime physician staffing in an ICU; a review article on the AIDS pandemic as a global health model; a Clinical Problem-Solving article on waiting for the other foot to drop; and Perspective articles on how AIDS invented global health, on war and sexual violence, and on risk with codeine after adenotonsillectomy. …

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NEJM This Week - May 16, 2013

2013-05-15
Length: 24s

This summary covers the issue of May 16, 2013. Featured are articles on sofosbuvir for HCV infection, human infection with a novel influenza (H7N9) virus, the role of nurse practitioners, and targeting medulloblastoma; a review article on drug therapy for hepatitis C; a case report of a man with fever and worsening renal function; and Perspective articles on the government's role in protecting health and safety, on hepatitis C in the United States, on global concerns regarding H7N9 virus infections, and on informed consent in comparative effectiveness research. …

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NEJM This Week - March 28, 2013

2013-03-27
Length: 24s

This summary covers the issue of March 28, 2013. Featured are articles on on-pump vs. off-pump CABG at 1 year, off-pump vs. on-pump CABG in elderly patients, circulating tumor DNA as a biomarker of breast cancer, darbepoetin alfa and anemia in heart failure, and research as part of a public health emergency response; review articles on treatment of short stature and on salt in health and disease; a case report of a man with fever, myalgias, arthritis, and rash; and Perspective articles on drug development for early Alzheimer’s disease, on pediatric research on medical countermeasures, on generalist plus specialist palliative care, and on a path forward on Medicare readmissions. …

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NEJM Interview: Allan Brandt on the history of the Journal as a window into the history of medicine, science, and society.

0000-00-00
Length: 22s

Allan Brandt is a Professor of the History of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal. Brandt A. A Reader's…

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NEJM This Week - Audio Summaries

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Weekly Audio Summary RSS feed. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

NEJM This Week - Audio Summaries


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