Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Pulmonary hypertension can be a life-threatening condition if untreated. Are you familiar with key aspects of presentation, as well as best practices for workup and treatment?
  • 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.
  • A 20-Year-Old Woman With Nail Abnormalities and Vomiting A 20-year-old woman presents with flank pain and vomiting, along with periungual fibromas. What's the diagnosis?
  • Swollen Necks, Dry Mouth--What Is Going On? Through a series of short patient cases, Dr Gordon Sun illustrates common presenting symptoms and the underlying causes of salivary gland diseases.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Asthma Asthma affects around 24 million persons in the United States and is the most common chronic disease in childhood. How much do you know about this condition? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Allergic Asthma Asthma symptoms include breathlessness and wheezing and can be life-threatening. Distinguishing allergic from nonallergic causes affects management strategy. Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Ocular Rosacea How much do you know about the presentation and management of ocular rosacea? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • ECG Challenge: Beating at a Fast Clip Whether it's related to his COPD, inhalers, neither, or both, this patient's ECG reveals why his pulse is so fast.
  • When to Stop the Bisphosphonate When is the right time to stop a bisphosphonate in a woman who is just tired of taking it? We present a case and ask for the opinion of readers.
  • Analyze This Image: What Is Being Shown Here?   Can you guess what the patient's likely presenting signs and symptoms are, based on these echocardiographic images?
  • A 70-Year-Old Woman With Sudden Eye Pain: USMLE Question A 70-year-old woman presents with blurred vision, headache, and severe eye pain after exiting a movie theater. What diagnostic test is indicated?
  • A 26-Year-Old Man Who Passed Out at His Work Desk Paramedics bring a 26-year-old man to the ED with acute-onset altered mental status. He has a history of back pain. An open, unlabeled pillbox was found. An ECG is ordered. What is the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer Disease Management Do you know current management recommendations for Alzheimer disease? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer Disease Differential Diagnosis and Workup Are you aware of the differential diagnosis and workup of Alzheimer disease? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Ketamine With more patients inquiring about ketamine, are you familiar with key aspects, including new guidelines and potential interactions? Test your knowledge with this short 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?
  • A 64-Year-Old Man Unable to Lift His Arm or Walk A 64-year-old man presents with left-sided weakness that has worsened to the point where he cannot comfortably walk or lift his arm. What's the diagnosis?