Pulmonary Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 

  • Fast Five Quiz: Measles Key Aspects Measles vaccinations have decreased, leading to concern about simultaneous outbreaks of influenza, measles, and COVID-19. Refresh your knowledge of key clinical info on measles with this quick quiz.
  • The COVID Complication You Might Miss An emerging complication of both severe influenza and COVID-19 may not be known to many healthcare providers. It can lead to deadly results.
  • ECG Challenge: Irregular Pulse on Routine Exam A woman with a history of hypertension has a slightly irregular pulse during her checkup. What do her ECG patterns show?
  • A Barely Responsive Woman Dropped at the ED With a Note 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?
  • Dyspnea in a Man Who Was Stuck in a Bathroom for 24 Hours A man was found in his apartment after he blacked out and became wedged between the toilet and the bathtub about 24 hours prior. He now has dyspnea and a headache. Can you make a diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sickle Cell Disease Presentation and Diagnosis How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of SCD? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: COVID-19 Clinical Keys As knowledge about COVID-19 continues to evolve, are you familiar with recently identified key aspects and practice essentials? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Patient Simulation: A 28-Year-Old Woman With Recent Myasthenic Crisis A 28-year-old woman was recently hospitalized for respiratory distress and feels like her symptoms are worsening. How would you manage this patient?
  • Antibiotic-Resistant Cough and Back Pain in a 63-Year-Old A 63-year-old woman presents with a chronic cough. She was first treated with antibiotics for 2 weeks. The cough improved, and the fever resolved. However, the cough returned. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Insomnia Management How much do you know about the presentation, workup, and treatment of insomnia? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Rapid Weight Gain in an Excessively Sleepy Girl With Asthma An 8-year-old girl with severe asthma and eczema falls asleep in school nearly every day, despite sleeping 9-10 hours at night. She is also now rapidly gaining weight. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Flu Season Seasonal influenza overlapping with the COVID-19 pandemic is a major concern. Are you familiar with important information for this flu season, including best practices? Take this quick quiz.
  • Anticoagulation for COVID-19: More Harm than Good? The risk for fatal hemorrhagic stroke adds questions to the routine use of prophylactic anticoagulation in patients with COVID-19, according to Dr Andrew Wilner.
  • A Man With Skin Plaques Has Severe Pain After Eating A 71-year-old man presents with severe pain in the epigastrium. The pain started a day ago, after he ate a large, fatty meal for lunch. What is the most likely diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Atopic Dermatitis Presentation and Diagnosis How familiar are you with the presentation and diagnosis of atopic dermatitis? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: HIV More than 1.2 million Americans have HIV. Medical advances are allowing for longer lives. Do you know associated conditions to watch for and best treatment? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) How much do you know about the presentation, workup, and treatment of cancer-associated VTE? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Food Allergies Food allergies are common, and reactions can range from mild to deadly. Is your knowledge of recent insights and best practices up to par? Make sure you're prepared with this quick quiz.
  • A Woman Whose Husband Died Has New-Onset AF and Fatigue A woman presents with fatigue and new-onset atrial fibrillation. She attributes her symptoms to the death of her husband and drug addiction problems with her grandchildren. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fever, Rash, and Lung Crackles in a 25-Year-Old Woman A 25-year-old woman with left lower-quadrant pain and a diffuse rash was diagnosed with streptococcal pharyngitis and prescribed amoxicillin; she developed a rash 3 days later. What's the diagnosis?