CME activities, cases, challenges, videos, and more teaching and learning tools from the New England Journal of Medicine.
- N Engl J Med 2022; 387:779-789
In a randomized trial of fractional flow reserve versus IVUS to guide PCI, the use of FFR resulted in fewer coronary interventions and was noninferior to IVUS with respect to clinical outcomes at 2 years.
- N Engl J Med 2022; 387:715-726
In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, the monoclonal antibody against interleukin-6, olokizumab, was superior to placebo and noninferior to adalimumab at 12 weeks.
Screening for AF in Asymptomatic Older Adults
C. Lee, M. Rosenqvist, and J. Mandrola
This interactive feature about screening for atrial fibrillation in asymptomatic older adults offers a case vignette accompanied by two essays, one supporting screening and the other supporting deferral of screening. Vote and comment.Aug 11
Interactive Medical Case
More Than a Little Unsteady
A.W. Kraft and Others
This interactive feature describes a 50-year-old woman who presents to the ED with progressive neurologic symptoms and is admitted to the neurology service. Test your diagnostic and therapeutic skills.Aug 04
Tympanostomy Tubes for Recurrent Otitis Media
C. Lee, D. Preciado, and A. Hoberman
This interactive feature about recurrent acute otitis media in a young child offers a case vignette accompanied by two essays, one supporting insertion of tympanostomy tubes and the other supporting conservative medical management.Jul 07
A 17-Year-Old Girl with Fever and Cough
A 17-year-old girl presented during the Covid-19 pandemic with prolonged fever, cough that had progressed to hemoptysis, fatigue, pleuritic pain, and dyspnea. What is the diagnosis?Jun 29
Routine Removal of Inferior Vena Cava Filters
C. Lee, S.W. Stavropoulos, and W.T. Kuo
This interactive feature about an incidentally discovered inferior vena cava filter offers a case vignette accompanied by two essays, one supporting removal of the inferior vena cava filter and the other supporting deferring removal unless complications arise.Jun 02