NEJM

NEJM


The New England Journal of Medicine (http://t.co/YKINVyRNEl) is the world’s leading medical journal and website.

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Perspective: Parenting during Graduate Medical Training — Practical Policy Solutions to Promote Change

Perspective: Breaching the Professional–Personal Boundary — An Unrecognized Risk for Burnout

Review Article: Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with Asthma

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A 56-year-old man with a history of radiation therapy to the hands presented with a 2-cm ulcerated lesion on his right palm. Biopsy revealed squamous-cell carcinoma.

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#VisualAbstract: Benralizumab to Prevent COPD Exacerbations. See the full trial:

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Podcast: Dr. Debra Weinstein discusses policies related to parenting during medical training that could be implemented at the national, institutional, and program levels. Listen now:

A 29-year-old man with aplastic anemia presented with fever, cough, and a rash with numerous papules, vesicles, pustules, and crusted vesicles. A diagnosis of disseminated varicella infection was made.

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Medical students have higher rates of depression, suicidal ideation, and burnout than the general population. Schools have begun revisiting their procedures to ensure that they are doing everything possible to meet the #mentalhealth  care needs of their students.

Just published: #Vaping  use has rapidly increased. In this report from Wisconsin and Illinois Departments of Public Health, a severe respiratory illness in otherwise healthy young people is described.

A 36-year-old man was admitted to the ICU with an acute exacerbation of chronic #heartfailure . After a ventricular assist device was placed & anticoagulation therapy initiated, hemoptysis developed, and he expectorated a cast of the right bronchial tree.

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The resident presented a patient admitted for chest pain after walking his dog. The attending asked, “What was the name of his dog?” The resident was stumped. Four years later, he’s not sure anything he’s carried from residency has been more useful than that question.

A 66-year-old man presented with a 2-month history of abdominal bloating and worsening constipation. The physical examination revealed a painless pulsatile abdominal mass, which CT angiography revealed to be a large aortic aneurysm. Read the full case:

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to James Allison & Tasuku Honjo “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.” Learn about Dr. Allison’s seminal work that has led to checkpoint-blockade immunotherapy.

Medical students have higher rates of depression, suicidal ideation, and burnout than the general population and greater concerns about the stigma of mental illness. #meded 

A 4-year-old boy makes a whistling sound while coughing. Bronchoscopy was performed, and an aspirated toy whistle was retrieved.

A sampling of imaging findings in patients with lung disease associated with electronic cigarette use is provided. #ecigs  #vaping 

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