Archive: January 11 – 21, 2012




ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Nephrology On-Demand has a new URL

    In keeping with our mission of bringing you quality teaching material, free of charge/advertisements/sponsorships/funding, we announce our new URL

    http://www.mynod.org

    While you can still reach us through our original URL, www.mynod.org emphasizes our mission to serve your educational needs.


  2. 10-Minute Rounds now live

    Welcome to NOD’s newest feature, 10-Minute Rounds. These short, high-definition videos (about 10 minutes) succinctly teach a subject area in Nephrology. The videos are ideal for medical students and residents, but useful for more advanced learners as well. Each video comes with a direct link to the NOD Discussion Board, where you can ask questions about the topic discussed and further expand your knowledge.
    [10-Minute Rounds]


  3. NOD + is now available

    Nephrology On-Demand + is now available. We will be hosting Google+ video chats w/ any medical resident or renal fellow who has questions about 1) career options, 2) patient care, or 3) scholarly pursuits. Add us to your circle of friends and we’ll do the same. Then, join us on a Hangout (dates to be announced) to discuss these topics with experienced nephrology faculty.
    [Add us to your Circle]






TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds: The Role of the environment in

    the spread of healthcare associated infections
    [go directly to the presentation] [view all Grand Rounds presentations]

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  2. The Use of Erythropoetic-Stimulating Agents (ESAs) in Acute Illness

    A review of a landmark clinical trial that suggests the use of ESAs can improve mortality in critically ill patients.
    [click here]


  3. BK Nephropathy

    A thorough review of the latest understanding of the BK family of viruses and their nephropathic effects in transplanted kidneys.
    [click here]


  4. Acute Allograft Dysfunction

    An expedited review of the causes, diagnosis, and management of acute allograft dysfunction.
    [click here]



WEBSITE UPDATES

  1. NOD Tablet now in beta-testing phase

    Using an industry standard user interface, NOD can now be used on the most popular tablet devices. A cleaner design and easier navigational experience, NOD Tabletbeta provides users access to NOD resources efficiently. Take a test drive by visiting NOD Tabletbeta through your tablet device.
    [click here to use NOD Tabletbeta]


SPECIAL

  1. NOD Editors publish 10th paper in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases:

    Predicting the Number of US Medical Graduates Entering Adult Nephrology Fellowships Using Search Term Analysis

    [Article] [PubMed] [Press and Publications]





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