Internal Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 75-Year-Old Man Unable to Move His Right Arm and Leg A 75-year-old man presents with an inability to move his right upper and lower extremity after waking from a nap. Do you know how best to manage his condition?
  • A 67-Year-Old Woman With Diplopia After Sinus Surgery When symptoms persist 2 months after surgery, this patient pays you a visit. What is your diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Recent Outbreaks This short quiz highlights a small selection of recent outbreaks that made the news, and is intended to refresh and challenge knowledge regarding key aspects of related conditions.
  • Shortness of Breath and Abdominal Pain in an Obese Woman A 52-year-old obese woman presents to the ED with shortness of breath and crampy abdominal pain. She was seen 3 weeks ago by her family practitioner for similar pain. What's the diagnosis?
  • Depressed Mentation in a 52-Year-Old Woman A 52-year-old woman presents with a 5-day history of headaches and lethargy. The patient also complains of nausea and blurry vision. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Metastatic Breast Cancer Breast cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death among women worldwide. How much do you know about metastatic breast cancer? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Weight Loss In the wake of the food and drink excesses tied to the holiday season, weight loss is a popular New Year's resolution. Do you know best practices? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • A 78-Year-Old Man Unable to Speak or Swallow A 78-year-old man has a sudden onset of an inability to speak or swallow. Three years earlier, he had a left frontal ischemic stroke. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Iron Deficiency Anemia Iron deficiency anemia occurs when stores of iron are too low to support normal red blood cell production. Are you familiar with this condition? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • A Barely Responsive 36-Year-Old Woman With Hypothermia A 36-year-old woman is dropped at a hospital entrance, minimally responsive, with a note that read, 'I picked her up at a hotel. She said she was sick.' Can you make this challenging diagnosis?
  • ECG Challenge: What's Irregular About This Rhythm? A woman with no cardiac history has an irregular pulse on routine physical. What does her ECG show?
  • A 62-Year-Old Man With Syncope A 62-year-old man presents after a syncopal episode while playing soccer with his grandchildren. What characteristics are expected in his arterial pressure profile?
  • 'I Can't Take This Rash Anymore!' Dr Vega and Dr Ogunleye share their thoughts about how best to diagnose and manage dermatology-related symptoms in primary care.
  • NOACs for Atrial Fibrillation: Important Drug/Drug Interactions What drugs have important interactions with direct Xa and direct thrombin inhibitors?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Depression-Related Conditions Depression is associated with numerous medical conditions, both psychiatric and physical. Test your knowledge of depression screening and key aspects of depression-related conditions with this quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Nutritional Concerns From the management of diabetic and prediabetic patients to concerns about patients in a rehabilitation setting, test your knowledge of key aspects of nutritional management with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hypertensive Emergencies Hypertensive emergencies encompass a spectrum of presentations in which uncontrolled blood pressure leads to end-organ dysfunction. Do you know key elements of presentation, workup, and treatment?
  • A 53-Year-Old Man With a Holosystolic Murmur A 53-year-old man presents a holosystolic murmur heard best over the apex. What is the most likely explanation for this finding?
  • A 32-Year-Old Woman With Fatigue and Shortness of Breath A 32-year-old woman presents with fatigue and shortness of breath. Can you identify the best estimate of the mean physiologic pressure in the affected portion of the cardiovascular system?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Neck Pain Almost 85% of all neck pain results from acute or repetitive injuries or from chronic stresses and strain. Test yourself on key elements, including common symptoms and treatments, with our short quiz.