Osmosis

 
 
  • Autism Overview Video   This video explores the previous and updated diagnostic criteria for autism, as well as related conditions.
  • Inducing Vasodilation in Cerebral Circulation An investigator attempts to induce vasodilation in the cerebral circulation by administering different metabolites. Which metabolite is likely to lead to the desired effect?
  • A 55-Year-Old Man With a Bicuspid Aortic Valve A 55-year-old man previously found to have a bicuspid aortic valve presents with a high-frequency early diastolic murmur. What arterial pressure profile is most likely?
  • Heart Murmur in a 27-Year-Old Pregnant Woman A 27-year-old pregnant woman presents for a routine prenatal visit. A cardiac examination reveals a soft systolic ejection murmur. What is the most likely cause?
  • A 62-Year-Old Man With Coronary Artery Disease A 62-year-old man undergoes percutaneous angiography. An atherosclerotic plaque blocking 55% of the vessel diameter is found. How much do you know about changes in his blood flow?
  • Appendicitis Overview Video   This video covers the basics of appendicitis, including the pathophysiology of common causes, important signs and symptoms, complications, and treatment.
  • A 25-Year-Old Man With Injuries From a Vehicle Accident A 25-year-old man presents after sustaining extensive injuries in a motor vehicle accident. After splenectomy, which functions are likely to be deficient in this patient?
  • A 47-Year-Old Man With Difficulty Swallowing A 47-year-old man presents for evaluation of difficulty swallowing and shortness of breath. The patient's past medical history is significant for hypertension. What ECG findings are likely?
  • Follow-up in a 62-Year-Old After Myocardial Infarction A 62-year-old man presents with difficulty catching his breath 3 months after myocardial infarction. What is a cardiac examination likely to reveal?
  • A 64-Year-Old Man With Acute Crushing Chest Pain A 64-year-old man presents to the emergency department due to a 2-hour history of acute crushing pain over his left anterior chest. What imaging findings are most likely?
  • An 85-Year-Old Woman With a Red, Painful Rash An 85-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus is admitted to the hospital because of a progressive, red, painful rash on her right leg. What's the next step in her treatment?
  • Diabetes Mellitus Overview Video   This video provides an overview of diabetes mellitus, including type 1, type 2, gestational diabetes, and drug-induced diabetes.
  • A 36-Year-Old Woman With Easy Bruising A 36-year-old woman presents for a routine checkup. She feels well but reports that she has noticed that she is bruising more easily. What treatment is recommended?
  • A 72-Year-Old Man With a Sudden, Severe Headache A 72-year-old man presents with a severe headache that began suddenly a few hours ago. Associated symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and neck pain. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 37-Year-Old Woman With Bloating and Itchy Vesicles A 37-year-old woman presents with diarrhea and bloating over the past few years. She also reports itchy vesicles around the extensor surfaces of her arms and legs. What condition is responsible?
  • A 19-Year-Old Woman With Abdominal Pain and Diarrhea A 19-year-old woman presents due to fevers, nausea, severe abdominal pain, and watery diarrhea. The symptoms have been on-and-off over the past few months. What treatment is indicated?
  • Tuberculosis: Osmosis Study Video   This video covers the pathophysiology of tuberculosis infection, as well as important complications, signs and symptoms, tests and procedures, and treatment.
  • A 55-Year-Old Woman With Shortness of Breath and Chest Pain A 55-year-old woman is admitted due to shortness of breath and pain on both sides of her chest with deep breathing, which has worsened over the past 5 days. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • A 4-Year-Old Boy With Puffy Eyes A 4-year-old boy is brought into the pediatrician's office because his mother says that his eyes have started to 'look puffy' over the past week. What laboratory findings are most likely?
  • A 62-Year-Old Man With Fatigue, Joint Pain, and Bloating A 62-year-old man is admitted to the hospital due to fatigue, joint pain, abdominal swelling, and bloating for 2 weeks. What's the most appropriate treatment?