Pulmonary Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • ECG Challenge: Cardiac Abnormalities After Aortic Valve Replacement At a routine follow-up after an aortic valve replacement, a 56-year-old woman complains of fatigue and chest discomfort. What does her ECG show?
  • Dyspnea and Night Sweats in a 46-Year-Old Man A man presents to the ED with a 5-day history of progressive dyspnea on exertion and mild flulike symptoms. He also complains about night sweats and an intermittent fever. What is the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Pneumonia Key Aspects Are you familiar with essential aspects of pneumonia and its associated care, including best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A Teen With Cough: Could This Be Vaping Related? Challenge yourself with this case that illustrates the evaluation and treatment of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI). Would you know what to do?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Influenza This quick quiz will help ensure that you're prepared for this influenza season by refreshing your knowledge of key aspects of the condition and best practices for diagnosis, prevention, and management.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Presentation and Diagnosis How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common type of sleep-disordered breathing and is characterized by episodes of upper airway collapse during sleep. How much do you know about this common condition?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Differential Diagnosis of IPF Can you identify idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from other conditions in the differential diagnosis? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Persistent Dyspnea in a Woman With Pulmonary Sarcoidosis A 56-year-old woman with a 20-year history of pulmonary sarcoidosis has a 6-month history of progressive and worsening dyspnea. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Drug Overdoses Drug overdoses now account for more deaths than car accidents and homicides. Test yourself on key information about the drugs most commonly involved in overdoses and best practices for medical care.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Severe Allergic Asthma How much do you know about the presentation, workup, and treatment of severe allergic asthma? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Respiratory Syncytial Virus How much do you know about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • 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.