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Non-Opioid Analgesics Role in Pain Management

Non-opioid analgesics are over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications used to alleviate pain. They have become increasingly emphasized in a variety of clinical settings as a preferred, safe, and effective first-line therapy alternative to opioid medications for mild to moderate acute and chronic pain. The most common non-opioid analgesics [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-10-22T16:32:48-04:00December 19th, 2019|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|5 Comments

Do Adaptive Learning Board Review Products Help Candidates Prepare for Certification Examinations?

Individuals on the path to becoming a physician in the United States spend a great deal of time in educational settings and must pass many standardized high-stakes examinations. Do adaptive learning board review products like NEJM Knowledge+ help? An Exploratory Study of an Adaptive Learning Board Review Product [...]

By Roy Phitayakorn, MD, MHPE (MEd), FACS|2018-10-18T11:48:07-04:00October 18th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|3 Comments

The Neuroscience of Learning: Beyond Just “Making It Stick”

Medical trainees are struggling with the apparent dichotomy of being able to provide optimal clinical care for their patients as clinicians, yet allowing time to master new knowledge and prepare for high-stakes examinations. Given these time pressures, study time of various educational materials must be "worth it," by [...]

By Carl Gustaf S. Axelsson, MD, MPhil, MMSc, Michael G. Healy, EdD and Roy Phitayakorn, MD, MHPE (MEd), FACS|2018-08-09T08:54:37-04:00August 9th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|2 Comments

How Do You Approach a Patient with Suspected Bacterial Meningitis?

In NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review, we have a number of questions about managing patients with suspected bacterial meningitis, and these tend to generate comments from our learners. How do you balance the need to give antibiotics rapidly with the time needed to obtain required diagnostic studies? [...]

By Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc|2018-07-26T09:00:05-04:00July 26th, 2018|Internal Medicine, NEJM Knowledge+|7 Comments

How to Study for Boards: Avoid these 10 Common Mistakes PLUS 10 Tips and Strategies

You have been taking high-stakes exams your whole life, and here you are studying for the boards in preparation for the Board Certification or Maintenance of Certification exam, just as nervous as ever. That’s natural! But knowing how to study for the boards and avoiding these 10 mistakes [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education and Kyle Simmons|2020-09-21T16:48:41-04:00June 19th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|19 Comments