Infectious Diseases Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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?
  • A 58-Year-Old Man With a Rash and Elevated Creatinine Levels A 58-year-old man presents with mild bilateral knee pain and a new rash. He is found to have elevated creatinine levels. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis How much do you know about secondary progressive multiple sclerosis? Check your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Mood Disorders Worldwide, more than 300 million people are affected by depression and other mood disorders. Are you familiar with key aspects and best practices for various forms of mood disorder?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Respiratory Syncytial Virus How much do you know about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Skill Checkup: Digital Rectal Examination   A digital rectal examination affords access to key structures and enables identification of several disease processes. Review the proper technique, including a video, and take a short self-assessment.
  • Skill Checkup: Tick Removal Ticks can carry and transmit a remarkable array of pathogens. Review the proper technique for tick removal and take a short self-assessment.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Antibiotic Best Practices Antibiotic resistance is an increasing concern. Are you familiar with various best practices to help slow the rise of these life-threatening infections? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 36-Year-Old Woman With a Worsening Cough and Hearing Loss A 36-year-old woman had a worsening cough and a decrease in hearing that has been subtle over the past 6 months. Can you make this challenging diagnosis?
  • Alcohol and Metronidazole Interaction: Real or Fake? Your patient is taking metronidazole, but he's also going to be in a wedding in 3 days. How would you advise him?