NEJM This Week — May 9, 2019

Featuring articles on thrombolysis for stroke up to 9 hours after onset, transmission of the Nipah virus in Bangladesh, progesterone in women with bleeding in early pregnancy, a ticagrelor reversal agent, mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver and DICER1 syndrome, and inflammatory remarks about cardiovascular disease; a review article on chronic kidney disease in agricultural communities; a case report of a man with neck pain and swelling; and Perspective articles on the current opioid crisis and the Sackler legacy, on stopping the gaps in epidemic preparedness, on physician participation in lethal injection, and on the meaning of the “baseline” mind-set.

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