Archive: July 13 – 21, 2011




ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Nephrology On-Demand welcomes new Internal Medicine Residents and Nephrology Fellows

    Congratulations and welcome to your new positions! As you undertake your new journey, you can rely on Nephrology On-Demand to provide you with evidence-based teaching resources to help you learn Renal medicine. Here are some of the features our users have come to value:

    Welcome to Nephrology On-Demand. Your free, unbiased, 24-7 interactive resource in Nephrology and Hypertension.


  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]






TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. 2011 Guest Lecture Series: Fistula First: Do all comers qualify?

    An evidence-based look at whether the Fistula First initiative is the best modality for all ESRD patients. [Click here]


  2. Pulmonary Hypertension in dialysis patients

    A comprehensive evaluation of pulmonary hypertension in end-stage renal disease patients. Specific attention is paid to the purported mechanisms of pulmonary hypertension development, as well as ESRD-specific risk factors. The presentation concludes with a detailed analysis of various therapeutic options and remaining unanswered questions. [click here]


  3. Drug-dosing in Dialysis and CKD patients

    A comprehensive review of drug dosing in patients with kidney dysfunction. Special attention is made to the mathematical calculations of volume of distribution and medication clearance on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. [click here]


  4. Preeclampsia and histopathologic lesions

    An extensive review that highlights the various types of renal histopathologic lesions that have been found in preeclamptic patients.
    [click here]


  5. Preeclampsia and the association with sflt-1

    A nested case-control study that puts into perspective the diagnostic utility of the soluble FMS-like tyrosine kinase 1 serum test for preeclampsia.
    [click here]


  6. Board Review: Hypertension

    Ten (10) ABIM-exam-related multiple choice questions on hypertension. Each question is followed by a detailed explanation of the correct and incorrect answer choices. [click here]


  7. 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]





WEBSITE UPDATES

  1. NOD Discussion Board with new questions

    The D-Board has 5 new questions for your review and commentary. All responses can be anonymous and registration is not required to participate in any conversation. Faculty answers are usually within 24 hours of posting. [click here]


  2. NOD YouTube channel now categorized into Playlists

    NOD YouTube is now easier to search with Playlists. Eight (8) playlists allow you to find the presentations you want quickly, giving you more time to view the presentation and learn. [click here]


  3. 10-minute Rounds — limited Field Trial completed

    Thanks for field-testing 10-minute Rounds. We’re still working out the fine details and will have the final version published soon. Sign up with NOD and we’ll make sure you’re the first to know when 10-minute Rounds is ready for all users. [sign up]


  4. NOD makes improvements to Transparent Peer Review

    NOD will be making improvements to the Transparent Peer Review module. Each teaching resource will have a 6-point peer review mechanism that will allow you to anonymously evaluate that resource for 1) accuracy, 2) currency, 3) objectivity, 4) authorship, 5) content, and 6) design and presentation. Coming soon.


SPECIAL

  1. Renovascular Hypertension — Surgical Considerations
    [puzzle] [teaching resource]

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


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