Cardiology Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • A 55-Year-Old Woman Short of Breath: USMLE Question A 55-year-old woman presents with shortness of breath. She has a history of deep vein thrombosis and current breast cancer. What's the next step in management?
  • ECG Challenge: A Counterclockwise Rotation A woman is admitted with a bowel obstruction. What does her admission ECG show?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Venous Thromboembolism Venous thromboembolism encompasses deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Are you familiar with best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Helping Patients With New Year's Resolutions Encouraging patients to pursue and maintain healthy New Year's resolutions may yield positive results. Do you know best practices related to key lifestyle changes? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Analyze This Image: Remote History of Mitral Valve Replacement   Mechanical valves can pose problems on imaging, but Ronald Wharton, MD, shows you how to see through the shadows.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Organ Donation and Transplant Care for organ donors and transplant recipients extends beyond surgical teams. Are you able to correctly answer all five of these donation- and transplantation-related questions?
  • ECG Challenge: Tired and Out of Control An older woman presents with hypertension and lightheadedness. What does her ECG show?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Venous Thromboembolism Early diagnosis and treatment of VTE significantly reduce morbidity and mortality. Are you familiar with the presentation and treatment of venous thromboembolism? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer Disease Symptoms and Treatments Alzheimer disease affects approximately 5.4 million people in the United States alone. Do you know the risk factors, symptoms, and potential treatments? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Syncope Although most causes of syncope are benign, this symptom presages a life-threatening event in some patients. Are you familiar with key aspects? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • What's This Repeating Pattern? An otherwise asymptomatic man reports that his pulse is irregular. What does his ECG show?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that leaves 40% of patients disabled after 10 years. How much do you know about this painful condition? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Echo Case: Four of a Kind Dr Wharton demonstrates an interesting and unusual case of a young adult with dyspnea, highlighting the value of M-mode echocardiography.
  • Fast Five Quiz: New Cardiology Guidelines Various cardiology guidelines have been updated or released that contain important, potentially practice-changing information all doctors should know. Take this short quiz to test your knowledge.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Chocolate and Health Providing patients with accurate information about the impact of chocolate on their health requires the latest evidence. Test your knowledge of chocolate-associated health issues with this quick quiz.
  • The Telltale Tall R Waves A routine ECG in the neurologist's office prompts an urgent cardiology consultation.
  • Prevention of Stroke in Obese Patients With Nonvalvular AF Which anticoagulant is most appropriate for stroke prevention in a patient with comorbid obesity and AF? Take this quiz created by experts at ACC to find out.
  • Diabetes Care in Older Adults With CVD: Patient Case Quiz Can you manage diabetes in older patients with co-existing CVD effectively? Test yourself with this patient case quiz created by experts from ACC.
  • A Case of Cardiovascular Collapse: USMLE Question A 72-year-old woman is rushed to intensive care after suddenly developing cardiovascular collapse. She is unable to be resuscitated. What's the most likely cause of death?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Dangerous Drug Combinations With more combinations of drugs possible than ever before, avoiding preventable drug interactions is crucial. See whether you can recognize potentially dangerous combinations with this short quiz.