Infectious Diseases Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment Early diagnosis of IPF and the initiation of treatment are essential to improve patient outcomes. Test your knowledge of the methods for treatment with this short quiz.
  • We Often Get CAP Wrong: Case Challenges The diagnostic and treatment complexities of community-acquired pneumonia are far from straightforward.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Psoriasis Types How much do you know about the five primary types of psoriasis? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Psoriasis Psoriasis is commonly found on the elbows, knees, scalp, lumbosacral areas, intergluteal clefts, and glans penis. Joints are affected in as many as 30% of patients. Test yourself with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Summer Health Concerns Do you know how to best recognize, diagnose, and treat five of the most common summer health conditions? Refresh and test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • The Antibiotic You Should (Almost) Always Avoid What is the safest choice to treat CAP in an older patient? And what is the one drug you should always avoid if possible? How does your choice compare with the expert's?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Common Skin Conditions Skin conditions are among the more frequent reasons why patients seek care. Are you familiar with key aspects and best practices for the most common skin conditions? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Skill Checkup: Lumbar Puncture Refresh your knowledge of best procedural practices for lumbar puncture, including detailed videos. Can you also answer the self-assessment question?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Addressing Sexual Assault Treating patients who present after sexual assault can be challenging. It is vital that medical professionals know how best to proceed. Refresh your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Treating CAP: Which Oral Drug After Discharge? What antibiotic would you prescribe when de-escalating therapy for community-acquired pneumonia?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Bites and Stings Bugs and spiders can cause injuries that range from largely insignificant to potentially deadly. Make sure you're prepared for 'bite and sting' season with this short quiz.
  • Chagas Cardiomyopathy: The Disease You Might Not Think Of A growing public health threat demands more awareness of Chagas disease and its manifestations.
  • A 22-Year-Old Man Who Can't Speak: USMLE Question A 22-year-old man presents with difficulty speaking and an inability to swallow. Can you correctly identify the most appropriate treatment?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Appendicitis Diagnosis and Treatment Appendicitis is one of the more common surgical emergencies. Are you familiar with the latest best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Mantle Cell Lymphoma Mantle cell lymphoma is now recognized as a distinct clinicopathologic entity and represents 2%-10% of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. How much do you know about MCL? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Joint Pain Joint pain results in substantial financial costs and diminished quality of life. Do you know key aspects and guidelines for best practices related to common causes of joint pain?
  • Sudden Illness in a Highly Active 80-Year-Old Woman An 80-year-old woman presents with malaise, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, and watery diarrhea. She is highly active, with a full-time job as a realtor. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Bell Palsy Essentials Are you familiar with key aspects of Bell palsy, including best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Cellulitis or Cellulitis Mimic? How to Tell the Difference Real cases seen by an ID specialist in recent weeks illustrate conditions that can mimic cellulitis and lead to inappropriate antibiotic therapies.
  • A 2-Year-Old-Boy With an Alarming Facial Rash A 2-year-old boy presents with fever and malaise that started 4 days earlier. What's the diagnosis?