Elizabeth Lorbeer, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine
Creating a Digital-Only Medical Library from Scratch
Director of a digital-only library in a new medical school shares what she’s learned
Notes of Interest
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Carotid Sinus Massage
This video reviews the indications and contraindications for and the techniques involved in carotid sinus massage, a noninvasive diagnostic test used to detect carotid sinus hypersensitivity and, in emergencies, to diagnose or treat paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.
Quick Take Video
Preventing Thrombosis after PCI
Triple therapy (oral anticoagulation plus two antiplatelet agents) is the standard of care after PCI in patients with atrial fibrillation, but it is associated with a high risk of major bleeding. New research findings are summarized in this short video. Full study: http://nej.md/2wB85nM Watch more Quick Take videos: http://nej.md/quick-take