Nephrology Cases & Quizzes

 
 

  • A 30-Year-Old Man With Hallucinations After a House Party A 30-year-old man is brought by his friend to the emergency department because of hallucinations, vomiting, and paranoia after attending a house party. Do you know what's wrong?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Myocardial Infarction Clinical Keys Myocardial infarction remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Do you know key aspects, as well as the latest recommendations? Make sure you're prepared with this short quiz.
  • A 27-Year-Old Woman With Knee Pain and Facial Rash A 27-year-old woman presents with fatigue, joint pain, and facial rash. What study or investigation is the best next step?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Stroke Stroke is among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Do you know key aspects and best practices associated with various types? Refresh and test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: COVID-19 Clinical Keys As knowledge about COVID-19 continues to evolve, are you familiar with recently identified key aspects and practice essentials? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Heart Failure Heart failure affects almost 5.7 million Americans, accounting for 34% of cardiovascular-related deaths. Do you know how best to approach heart failure? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Anticoagulation for COVID-19: More Harm than Good? The risk for fatal hemorrhagic stroke adds questions to the routine use of prophylactic anticoagulation in patients with COVID-19, according to Dr Andrew Wilner.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes How much do you know about glycemic control in type 2 diabetes? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Atrial Fibrillation and Acute Coronary Syndrome How much do you know about atrial fibrillation and acute coronary syndrome? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Food Allergies Food allergies are common, and reactions can range from mild to deadly. Is your knowledge of recent insights and best practices up to par? Make sure you're prepared with this quick quiz.
  • A Woman Whose Husband Died Has New-Onset AF and Fatigue A woman presents with fatigue and new-onset atrial fibrillation. She attributes her symptoms to the death of her husband and drug addiction problems with her grandchildren. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alcohol Use Disorder Although the dangers of alcohol use disorder are well known, physicians often fail to make the diagnosis. Do you know how to recognize alcoholism and best practices for patient care? Take this short quiz.
  • A Man With a Rash on Nearly Half of His Body for 8 Years An older man presents with a worsening diffuse rash that now covers 30%-40% of his body surface area. The occasionally pruritic rash has been present for nearly 8 years. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes Key Aspects Nearly 500 million adults worldwide have diabetes. Its relationship with COVID-19 is a big concern. Do you know key aspects of type 2 diabetes, as well as the latest guidance? Take this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Urothelial Carcinoma How much do you know about urothelial carcinoma? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial Carcinoma (UUTUC) How much do you know about UUTUC? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • My Strangest Case: A Man With Worsening Pain in Both Arms A 68-year-old man presented with progressively worsening bilateral upper-extremity pain. The rare cause of this unusual case has been reported fewer than 20 times in the literature.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Vitamin D Vitamin D may help in certain conditions, although research is ongoing. Do you know key aspects of vitamin D deficiency, current guidelines, and related conditions? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • A 42-Year-Old Man With Backache and Fatigue After a Divorce A 42-year-old man describes fatigue lasting 6 months after a divorce, which he attributes to depression. He also reports low back pain and feeling feverish when he wakes. What's the diagnosis?
  • Alcoholism and Sudden Abdominal Distention in a 48-Year-Old A 48-year-old man with known cirrhosis develops increasing abdominal distention and dull pain. He also begins to experience altered mental status. What is the underlying cause of his condition?