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Perspective

  • The Case Against Thrombolytic Therapy in Stroke A New York Times article siding with neurologists in their debate with emergency medicine over the benefits of tPA in ischemic stroke prompted Dr Mandrola to take a closer look at the data.
  • The Lean Antibiotic Mantra Antibiotics -- while focusing on the right drug, the right dose, and the right duration, most important is to make the right diagnosis. Sometimes you may not even need the antibiotic.
  • Creatinine Bump: An Indication of AKI in Patients With HF? Dr Desai reviews a study examining whether aggressive diuresis is associated with tubular dysfunction in patients with acute heart failure.
  • Nebulized Nitrite for HFpEF? Don't Hold Your Breath   Dr Ileana Piña discusses the disappointing yet informative results of inhaled nitrite for HFpEF with INDIE investigator Dr Barry Borlaug.