Wednesday, May 24, 2006

New England Journal of Medicine Audio Summary for May 25, 2006

From the NEJM:
This summary covers the issue of May 25, 2006. Featured are articles on pulmonary-artery versus central venous catheter to guide treatment of acute lung injury, peritoneal drainage versus laparotomy for necrotizing enterocolitis in infants, transmission of LCMV infection by organ transplantation, a new immune cell and the response to imatinib mesylate, and evolution in the classroom and the courtroom; a review article on bone quality; a video in clinical medicine demonstrating male urethral catheterization; a case report of a woman with a sudden change in mental status leading to admission to an emergency department; and Perspective articles on making patient safety the centerpiece of medical liability reform and on lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus.
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