Archive: June 24 – July 5, 2011




ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. NOD editors publish in the leading Informatics journal
    The developers and editors of NOD have published a primary article about the mobile internet in the leading medical informatics journal. This article will give medical educators a deeper understanding of how to educate the next generation of students using mobile devices. [Click here for the article]

  2. Nephrology On-Demand will be presenting at the 6th Annual Internet Congress in Nephrology
    The Congress is a unique scientific meeting in the Nephrology community. It is one of last free conferences, and the first to take place entirely on the Internet. The official dates are November 15 – 30, but you can attend anytime, from anywhere.
    The editors of NOD will be presenting: Nephrology information on video websites: a survey of YouTube [click here]

  3. The Editors of Nephrology On-Demand Histopathology need YOUR HELP
    We are in the process of upgrading our Histopathology section and need your feedback. Make your voice heard and help shape how we improve NOD Histopathology in the coming months!

    [Take the survey] [Visit NOD Histopathology]






TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. Board Review: Hyponatremia
    Nineteen (19) ABIM-exam-related multiple choice questions on hyponatremia. Each question is followed by a detailed explanation of the correct and incorrect answer choices. [Click here]

  2. Preeclampsia — a review
    A comprehensive review article that details the pathophysiologic basis for preeclampsia, as well as the clinical detection of this disease entity. It briefly discusses the molecular targets that may, in the future, hold promise as avenues for prevention. [Click here]

  3. Preeclampsia — the diagnostic utility of SFLT-1
    A comprehensive review article that details the pathophysiologic basis for preeclampsia, as well as the clinical detection of this disease entity. It briefly discusses the molecular targets that may, in the future, hold promise as avenues for prevention. [Click here]

  4. Three (3) new threads in the Discussion Board
    Join the virtual discussion by participating in any one of the 3 new threads:

    • How would you treat this lupus nephritis patient? [click here]
    • The anti-proteiuric effects of anti-hypertensive medications [click here]
    • Lasix + albumin: a diuresis or natriuresis? [click here]

    Share your thoughts, questions, and recommendations. The Board is open to all users (registered, unregistered, or anonymous). ECU Faculty will moderate each thread.


  5. 2011 Guest Lecture Series: The Cardiorenal Syndrome
    An in-depth analysis of the Cardiorenal syndrome as well as a discussion of new therapies on the horizon. [Click here]




WEBSITE UPDATES

  1. 10-minute RoundsBETA — New version available
    High-definition teaching resources designed specifically for medical students and internal medicine residents. [view]

  2. NOD subscribes to the Creative Commons License
    All resources on NOD are now available for your use. Whether you’re drafting a presentation, abstract, or want to use data on NOD, our Creative Commons license allows you to use any material you see here for didactic purposes.

SPECIAL

  1. Four (4) new nephropathologic diagnoses, including 3 new mystery cases, now available [click here]

  2. Three (3) new nephropathologic specimens of Lupus Nephritis WHO Class V — coming soon


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