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AAOS 2018 Annual Meeting: Clinical Highlights

This year’s American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting took place in New Orleans from 6th to 10th March and saw attendees from all over the globe congregate for an outstanding educational and professional development experience focusing on the latest research and advancement in orthopaedic surgery. An incredible spectrum of hot topics in the field and…

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Demystifying Statistics in Medicine – the p-value

Scientific research often boils down to a p-value; p-values are replete within medical journals, conferences, and scientific discussions. Importantly, research evidence interpreted using the p guide policy and practice. What is a p-value and what does it mean? The p stands for the probability of observed difference due to chance under an assumption, classically called…

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MedShr and CRF collaboration to launch at Chronic Total Occlusion Summit 2018!

We’re excited to announce a new collaboration with the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, which will be launched at the CTO Summit 2018 in New York in February! The CTO Summit Live Case Course brings together leaders in the fields of CTO intervention between 15-16th February in New York. First hand knowledge through live cases Tips and tricks…

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Let’s take a look at those ORBITA Angiograms…

The last session of TCT is a half day that includes Late Breaking Clinical Trials. Often sparsely attended, in recent years trials have also been simultaneously published in a peer-reviewed journal and immediately discussed in the press and on social media. The ORBITA study was a first: a placebo-controlled trial comparing PCI to a sham…

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Musings of a Medic: New Frontiers in Epidemiologic Studies Using Secondary-Sources of Data

Developments in technology over the past 30 years have led us to an era of data collection. In healthcare, we see this as the routine computerized collection of health information. The collection of data from administrative databases, electronic medical records (EMRs), prescription dispenses, specially designed registries, as well as hospital billing records can serve as…

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MedShr’s Top 10 Medical Cases of 2017

In 2017, thousands of doctors, medical students and healthcare professionals contributed their knowledge and engaged in fascinating case discussions on MedShr. Here is a list of the top 10 case discussions of 2017 - you'll find a range of trending cases, strange cases and cases of great educational value. We hope you enjoy reading them,…

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MedShr in a refugee camp: a junior doctor’s perspective

When I began applying medical theory to practice for the first time during my internships as a medical student, I realised that it was so much more complex than what the textbooks prepare you for. I relied on the support and guidance of more experienced doctors, and I learned a lot during this time. However, I always wondered if other doctors had experienced similar cases and how they had managed them. I was also fascinated by medicine in different countries around the world.

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Combining Medical Education with Technology

As a heart doctor and technology enthusiast, I have always been interested in the ways in which technology can help develop medical education. Clinicians encounter complex medical cases on a daily basis, and their experiences can be extremely valuable to others. However, there has always been a question around appropriate channels for discussing confidential patient…

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MedShr: changing the face of formal medical education with Health Education England!

We are delighted to announce a new initiative involving joint appointments with Health Education England (HEE) to MedShr Education Fellow posts. Motivated and enthusiastic junior doctors will join the team as MedShr-HEE Education Fellows to develop this innovative platform as a tool for formal learning. Integrating MedShr into medical education and training will deepen knowledge…

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MedShr’s exciting new initiative with BMJ Case Reports!

MedShr is delighted to announce that we are now working with BMJ Case Reports, an award winning journal comprising a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases. MedShr will provide a platform for BMJ Case Reports subscribers to discuss case reports and enrich medical education by adding another facet to the learning they provide. BMJ Case…