Internal Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hyponatremia Essentials Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte abnormality observed in clinical practice. Are you familiar with essential aspects of this condition? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Skill Checkup: Complex Lip Laceration Lip lacerations are among the most common oral-maxillofacial injuries. Review the proper technique for repair, including detailed images, and take a short self-assessment.
  • A 59-Year-Old With a Painful Rash and Fingertip Ulcerations A 59-year-old woman first presented with a pruritic and painful rash; however, further disease manifestations continue to emerge. Are you able to make this diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Insomnia The consequences of insomnia are often serious and include decreased quality of life. Do you know key aspects and best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Presentation and Diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis Are you familiar with the presentation of systemic sclerosis and the initial workup required when systemic sclerosis is suspected? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Systemic Sclerosis How much do you know about the two major types of systemic sclerosis? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Skill Checkup: Subungual Hematoma Drainage   Subungual hematomas are common nail bed injuries. Drainage can be performed to relieve discomfort. Review the proper technique, including videos, and take a short self-assessment.
  • ECG Challenge: An Unexpectedly Rapid Heart Rate in the ED A 56-year-old woman comes to the emergency department with a fracture from a bicycling accident, but what's causing her rapid heart rate?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Prediabetes How much do you know about prediabetes? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Subclinical Hypothyroidism Balancing Act: Knowing When to Treat Dr Tyler Drake presents three cases and discusses the factors to consider when deciding whether or not to treat subclinical hypothyroidism.
  • A 58-Year-Old Man With a Rash and Elevated Creatinine Levels A 58-year-old man presents with mild bilateral knee pain and a new rash. He is found to have elevated creatinine levels. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis How much do you know about secondary progressive multiple sclerosis? Check your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Mood Disorders Worldwide, more than 300 million people are affected by depression and other mood disorders. Are you familiar with key aspects and best practices for various forms of mood disorder?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Multiple Myeloma Multiple myeloma can range from asymptomatic to severely symptomatic, with complications that require emergent treatment. Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Stress-Related Conditions Are you familiar with common stress-related medical conditions and best practices for their diagnosis and management? Make sure your knowledge is current with this short quiz.
  • Skill Checkup: Digital Rectal Examination   A digital rectal examination affords access to key structures and enables identification of several disease processes. Review the proper technique, including a video, and take a short self-assessment.
  • Skill Checkup: Tick Removal Ticks can carry and transmit a remarkable array of pathogens. Review the proper technique for tick removal and take a short self-assessment.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Confronting Obesity Given the frustrations associated with confronting obesity, an understanding of best practices is crucial. Do you know the latest guidelines and recommendations? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Suturing Fingers: OK to Use Epinephrine? Conventional wisdom says not to use epinephrine in digital blocks. But is it time for that to change?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Medical Waste Management How much do you know about the proper handling and disposal of medical waste? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.