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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|2021-05-07T10:51:13-04:00June 19th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|19 Comments

Bloom’s Taxonomy — From Knowledge to Practice

Identify. Recognize. Interpret. Distinguish. What do these words have in common? They are all “Bloom’s verbs” — the foundational building blocks of learning objectives, according to one of the most widely used pedagogic models, Bloom’s taxonomy. Bloom’s taxonomy is the backbone of most CME and residency programs’ lesson [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2018-01-11T09:00:31-05:00January 11th, 2018|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|2 Comments

NEJM Knowledge+ Content Updates

At NEJM Knowledge+, we're committed to keeping our content current and aligned with the standard of care in medicine. We routinely review our question bank in light of new guidelines, and any edits we make as a result are quickly incorporated into your learning experience. We also update [...]

By Catherine Ryan, Managing Editor, NEJM Knowledge+|2020-09-17T16:48:34-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|2 Comments

Should Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Take Aspirin to Prevent Stroke and Coronary Events?

What is the role of aspirin in primary prevention — preventing the first cardiovascular event in our patients? This has been an area of changing recommendations leading to considerable uncertainty among practitioners. Aspirin is an effective antiplatelet agent that acts by inhibiting cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) which leads to reduced [...]

By Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc|2017-06-22T09:00:11-04:00June 22nd, 2017|Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|19 Comments