Infectious Diseases Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Acne Practice Essentials Acne affects nearly 10% of the worldwide population, placing it among the top 10 most prevalent diseases. Do you know these practice essentials, including key recommendations? Take this short quiz.
  • A 65-Year-Old Man With Pain After a Rash: USMLE Question A 65-year-old man presents with persistent, burning pain in the same area previously covered by a rash. What treatment option is best for him?
  • A 'Healthy' Baby With Developmental Delay: Could It Be Zika? Infants with congenital Zika virus exposure may appear healthy at birth. How would you monitor such patients? Test your knowledge with these three cases.
  • New Strategies to Prevent MRSA Infections in Your Hospital A community hospital's rate of MRSA bloodstream infections is much higher than the national rate. Would you know what to do to reverse this trend?
  • 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.
  • Nightly Fever, Swollen Lymph Nodes, and Rash in a 3-Year-Old A 3-year-old boy presents to the ED with 10 days of nightly fever. He also has cervical lymphadenopathy and an intermittent erythematous macular rash. Can you make the correct diagnosis?
  • 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: Shingles Although usually a self-limited rash with pain, shingles can be far more serious. Do you know key aspects, including proper approaches for diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • A 24-Year-Old Man With Ear Pain, Dizziness, and a Rash A 24-year-old man with HIV presents with left ear pain that has lasted for the past 24 hours. He has vomited twice and feels 'dizzy.' What's the diagnosis?
  • 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: Contraception Are you familiar with key aspects of contraceptive selection and use, as well as significant conditions associated with certain forms of birth control? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • 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.
  • A 44-Year-Old With a Headache, Photophobia, and Phonophobia A 44-year-old woman presents with an insidious headache along her left occipital region. She also reports photophobia, phonophobia, and lightheadedness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sore Throat Do you know key aspects and proper approaches associated with pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and laryngitis? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hidradenitis Suppurativa Management How much do you know about the management of hidradenitis suppurativa? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hidradenitis Suppurativa Are you familiar with the presentation, workup, and treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • 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.
  • A 16-Year-Old Girl With Severe Abdominal Pain After a Hug A 16-year-old girl presents with severe abdominal pain following a hug. The pain is sharp, constant, intense in the right upper quadrant, and radiates to her right shoulder. What's the diagnosis?
  • 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?