Medical Students Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Skill Checkup: Complex Lip Laceration Lip lacerations are among the most common oral-maxillofacial injuries. Review the proper technique for repair, including detailed images, and take a short self-assessment.
  • 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?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Insomnia The consequences of insomnia are often serious and include decreased quality of life. Do you know key aspects and best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Presentation and Diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis Are you familiar with the presentation of systemic sclerosis and the initial workup required when systemic sclerosis is suspected? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Systemic Sclerosis How much do you know about the two major types of systemic sclerosis? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Skill Checkup: Subungual Hematoma Drainage Subungual hematomas are common nail bed injuries. Drainage can be performed to relieve discomfort. Review the proper technique, including videos, and take a short self-assessment.
  • ECG Challenge: An Unexpectedly Rapid Heart Rate in the ED A 56-year-old woman comes to the emergency department with a fracture from a bicycling accident, but what's causing her rapid heart rate?
  • A 55-Year-Old Man With Worsening Cough: USMLE Question A 55-year-old man presents with unexplained weight loss, worsening cough, and drooping right eyelid. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Prediabetes How much do you know about prediabetes? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • 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: Key Aspects of Multiple Myeloma Multiple myeloma can range from asymptomatic to severely symptomatic, with complications that require emergent treatment. Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Stress-Related Conditions Are you familiar with common stress-related medical conditions and best practices for their diagnosis and management? Make sure your knowledge is current with this short quiz.
  • A 10-Year-Old Boy With Fainting Spells and Seizure Activity A 10-year-old boy with a history of multiple fainting spells is brought to an outpatient pediatric clinic by his parents. What's the most likely diagnosis?
  • 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: Confronting Obesity Given the frustrations associated with confronting obesity, an understanding of best practices is crucial. Do you know the latest guidelines and recommendations? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • A 69-Year-Old Man With Scrotal Swelling: USMLE Question A 69-year-old man presents with scrotal swelling and severe pain. He says the pain has been getting progressively worse, and that he has discomfort during urination. What's wrong?