Archive: September 1 – 13, 2011



ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Nephrology On-Demand Histopathology — data accepted for publication

    NOD Histopathology data has been accepted for peer-reviewed publication. More details to follow, including a direct link to the manuscript. [click here for histopathology open access]

  2. NOD Blogs needs your input

    NOD Blogs are now open access and needs your input. We want to know what you think and how we can improve NOD Blogs for your learning. Use the link provided to complete a 1-minute survey. [click here for survey]

  3. NOD reaches key mobile access milestone

    NOD has broken through a key threshold for mobile access. Since June 2011, NOD Mobile has contributed to greater than 10% of all visits to NOD, with a 9% increase in mobile visits from June to July 2011!

    NOD Mobile users enjoy total access to all NOD resources through a friendly user interface that utilizes the least amount of physical memory and device power. Combined with a fully functional search feature, NOD Mobile allows you to access any resource quickly and efficiently. Spend less time searching and more time learning with NOD Mobile — available free and on any smartphone. [learn more about NOD Mobile here]

  4. Nephrology On-Demand mentioned in a peer-reviewed publication

    NOD has been mentioned in its 8th publication, The Open Urology and Nephrology Journal. [click here]

TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. New question about hyponatremia

    A new question about hyponatremia calculations is now available. Users should feel free to comment and move the discussion further. [click here]

  2. American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) Annual Public Policy Forum

    The key session at this year’s 38th Annual AAKP Meeting, regarding Public Policy, has been blogged and is now available for your review. [click here]

  3. New Perspective: Help Wanted. Inquire Within

    A new Perspective about the patient education and the roles that providers and patients must play is now available for your review. [click here]

  4. Rituximab versus Cyclophosphamide for ANCA-associated vasculitis: a review of the RAVE and RITUXIVAS trials

    A thorough review of the RAVE and RITUXIVAS trials to assess the efficacy and possibility of using rituximab as induction therapy for ANCA-associated vasculitides. [click here]

  5. NOD Histopathology updated

    Three (3) new histopathologic diagnoses (Alport’s disease, Lupus nephritis x 2) with explanations of key histopathologic findings and diagnoses. [click here for open access]


WEBSITE UPDATES

  1. NOD Pipesbeta available for field-testing

    NOD Pipesbeta collates teaching resources from popular 1) nephrology journals, 2) nephrology blogs, and 3) nephrology-related twitter feeds into one easy-to-read webpage. Pipesbeta allow you to spend less time visiting different websites and more time learning. [click here to test drive and share your thoughts]

  2. NOD Calendars updated

    New calendar entries have been added. NOD Calendars offers you an easy way of organizing dates of important scientific meetings. [click here]

  3. NOD makes search smarter

    Spend less time searching and more time learning with NOD’s Smart Search. Now active at the top-left of your screen.

SPECIAL

  1. Radiographic Interpretations in Nephrology
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