Pulmonary Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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?
  • Cough-Induced Rib Fractures in a Frequent Tea Drinker A 60-year-old woman reports several cough-induced rib fractures over the past decade. She also says that she drinks five or six cups of caffeinated tea each day. What's causing her frequent fractures?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sleep Disorders As many as 1 in 3 individuals have a sleep disorder. Do you know best practices to recognize, diagnose, and treat the most common forms? Help patients get a good night's sleep with this quick quiz.
  • My Strangest Case: A Man With Worsening Pain in Both Arms A 68-year-old man presented with progressively worsening bilateral upper-extremity pain. The rare cause of this unusual case has been reported fewer than 20 times in the literature.
  • Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath in a 33-Year-Old Man A 33-year-old man undergoes a laparotomy and lysis of adhesions for a high-grade small bowel obstruction. Three days later, the patient has chest pain and is short of breath. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Insomnia Types and Causes How much do you know about the types and causes of insomnia? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: IPF Comorbidities and Complications Are you familiar with the comorbidities and complications associated with IPF? Test your knowledge with this fast quiz.