Physician's First Watch Archive

Medical news from NEJM Journal Watch

August 3, 2015

By the Editors

The FDA is warning that Hospira's Symbiq Infusion System is vulnerable to cyber-attacks and that hospitals …

By Kelly Young

Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and André Sofair, MD, MPH

A new Ebola vaccine "might be highly efficacious," according to interim results of an open label, phase III trial published in the Lancet …

By Kelly Young

Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and André Sofair, MD, MPH

Selective eating — also known as picky eating — is associated with psychological problems in preschoolers, according to a Pediatrics study.

Nearly 1000 children aged 2 to 5 years without autism spectrum …

By the Editors

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NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine …

July 31, 2015

By the Editors

We want to point you to a holy-cow chart …

By Kristin J. Kelley

Edited by André Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS

The FDA warned on Thursday of prescription errors involving two drugs with similar brand names: the antidepressant Brintellix (vortioxetine) …

By the Editors

NEJM Group offers so many valuable resources for practicing clinicians. Here's what we chose for you today:

NEJM Knowledge+ Blog: Most physicians use …

By Amy Orciari Herman

Edited by André Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS

The CDC has released supplemental guidance for healthcare providers who may have questions about using the nine-valent human papillomavirus vaccine in patients who've already …

By Kelly Young

Edited by André Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS

An MMWR article highlights an unusual presentation of hand, foot, and mouth disease observed in Minnesota in 2014.

In June …

July 30, 2015

By Kristin J. Kelley

Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM

The FDA has approved a balloon that helps obese patients lose weight by filling part of the stomach and triggering feelings of fullness. The ReShape …

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