Emergency Medicine Cases & Quizzes

 
 

  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Stimulants How much do you know about appropriate stimulant use, including key indications, adverse effects, and contraindications? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Monkeypox Are you up-to-date on the monkeypox epidemic, including key recent findings, common symptoms, and vaccination guidance? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: Weird ICD-10 Codes Because ICD codes attempt to be all-inclusive, the results can be bizarre. Can you spot the real ICD-10 codes? Test yourself with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: Major Medical Milestones How much do you know about major medical milestones? Test yourself with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Is Exercise Effective for Constipation? Readers weigh in on Dr Vega's management of a woman with symptoms of IBS-C.
  • Pain, Vomiting in a 48-Year-Old on Levothyroxine, Metformin A 48-year-old has epigastric pain and vomiting. Symptoms started suddenly and are similar to ones experienced 2 months earlier. He takes levothyroxine, metformin, and amlodipine daily. What's wrong?
  • Case: Woman Presents to ED With Headache and Hypertension A 25-year-old woman presents with severe, throbbing headache and episodes of blurred vision with BP rising over the next few hours to a hypertensive emergency. Test your diagnostic skills.
  • A Woman Who Owns a Hot Tub and Chickens Has Dyspnea, Cough A 44-year-old woman reports progressive dyspnea and cough that produces yellow sputum. Significant exposures include a chicken coop that is regularly cleaned and a hot tub. Do you know what's wrong?
  • ECG Challenge: High Blood Pressure and Asymptomatic An older man has high blood pressure despite treatment during a routine physical. He says he feels fine. What does an ECG show?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Dizziness and Vertigo Do you know key causes and risk factors associated with dizziness and vertigo, as well as best practices for management of these symptoms? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Management How familiar are you with the management of chronic myelogenous leukemia? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: Diseases of World Leaders Do you know what diseases and health issues world leaders endured? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: COVID-19 Omicron Variant How much do you know about the COVID-19 Omicron variant? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • After Argument, Unresponsive Woman Found By Her Boyfriend A 45-year-old woman is presented to the emergency department as priority 1 unresponsive. Her boyfriend found her foaming at the mouth and unresponsive. What's the cause?
  • Trivia Quiz: TV Doctors Sometimes surprisingly on-point but often wildly inaccurate, TV doctors lend the profession glamour. Test your knowledge of TV doctors past and present with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Rapid Review Quiz: Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Do you know the latest on which pathogens to watch for, COVID-related concerns, and other key recent findings in hospital-acquired pneumonia? Take this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anemia in Myelodysplastic Syndrome Do you know key information about the presentation, workup, and treatment of anemia in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome? Take this quick quiz to find out.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anal Fissures and Fistulas How much do you know about anal fissures and fistulas? Review clinical information, including key aspects of presentation and management, with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: HFrEF Treatment Optimization How familiar are you with treatment optimization for HFrEF? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Rectal Bleeding in a 47-Year-Old Farmer Who Can't Pass Flatus A 47-year-old farmer presents with severe abdominal pain and rectal bleeding. He cannot pass stool or flatus. For the past 2 weeks, he has had a fever. Do you know what's wrong?