Residents Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • 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.
  • A 66-Year-Old Man Who Heard His Deceased Spouse's Voice A 66-year-old man was admitted after sustaining numerous injuries from a fall. On the second day, the patient believed he heard the voice of his deceased spouse. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Vitamins From supplementation use to conditions associated with deficiencies, are you familiar with key aspects and best practices associated with vitamins? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Skill Checkup: Reduction of Shoulder Dislocation Refresh your knowledge with a quick look at techniques for reduction of shoulder dislocation in the emergency department or office, including videos. Can you answer the assessment question correctly?
  • A 56-Year-Old Woman With Paresthesia and Choking A 56-year-old woman has had worsening paresthesias in her arms for several months. She also has noticed that she coughs and chokes while she is eating and drinking. What's the diagnosis?
  • A 42-Year-Old Woman With a Chronic Productive Cough A 42-year-old woman with a chronic productive cough is repeatedly treated for pneumonia. At her latest follow-up, she reports intermittent dyspnea and fatigue. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Venous Thromboembolism Venous thromboembolism encompasses deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Are you familiar with best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Helping Patients With New Year's Resolutions Encouraging patients to pursue and maintain healthy New Year's resolutions may yield positive results. Do you know best practices related to key lifestyle changes? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Analyze This Image: Remote History of Mitral Valve Replacement   Mechanical valves can pose problems on imaging, but Ronald Wharton, MD, shows you how to see through the shadows.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Organ Donation and Transplant Care for organ donors and transplant recipients extends beyond surgical teams. Are you able to correctly answer all five of these donation- and transplantation-related questions?
  • ECG Challenge: Tired and Out of Control An older woman presents with hypertension and lightheadedness. What does her ECG show?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Kugelberg Welander Spinal Muscular Atrophy Kugelberg Welander spinal muscular atrophy is a rare, inherited, pediatric lower motor neuron disorder. How much do you know about Kugelberg Welander SMA? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Multiple sclerosis treatment aims to reduce relapses, lesions seen on MRI, symptoms, and progression of disability. Are you familiar with current strategies? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Anxiety, Depression, and Psychosis in a 24-year-old Woman A 24-year-old woman presents with gradually worsening anxiety and depression over the past 2 months, despite ongoing treatment. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Venous Thromboembolism Early diagnosis and treatment of VTE significantly reduce morbidity and mortality. Are you familiar with the presentation and treatment of venous thromboembolism? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Syncope Although most causes of syncope are benign, this symptom presages a life-threatening event in some patients. Are you familiar with key aspects? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 65-Year-Old Woman With Dizziness After Colonoscopy A 65-year-old woman underwent a routine outpatient screening colonoscopy. Twelve hours later, she developed dizziness, abdominal pain, and left-shoulder discomfort. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Common Food Poisoning Pathogens Serious cases of food poisoning can result in permanent disability or death. Are you prepared to confront common causes of food poisoning? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.