Archive: January 22 – 31, 2012




ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Nephrology On-Demand editors publish data on the NOD YouTube channel

    Coming Soon: Assessing a nephrology-focused YouTube channel’s potential to educate healthcare providers. NOD’s editors publish the 11th paper about our data. More information coming soon.
    [Press and Publications]


  2. eAJKD Commentary on our new prediction model for USMGs entering nephrology fellowships

    Read our latest eAJKD post about how we can accurately predict the percentage of US medical graduates (USMGs) will enter nephrology fellowship programs.
    [post]


  3. 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.






TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. Epidemiology of de-novo donor specific anti-HLA Antibodies from the East Carolina University Transplant Study

    A review of data from the 10-year longitudinal study of donor specific antibodies and their prognostic indications in renal transplant recipients.
    [click here]


  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. 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]



  4. BK Nephropathy

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



WEBSITE UPDATES

  1. NOD Tablet 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. New questions on the NOD Discussion Board
    Exercise, cannulation and AVF maturation
    Anemia on dialysis machine
    Soluble EPO receptors
    Hungry bone syndrome






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