Reference Slideshows

 
 
  • 14 Rashes You Need to Know: Common Dermatologic Diagnoses Skin rashes are common patient complaints. Although many symptoms overlap, there are identifiable factors for each disease. Can you identify these rashes?
  • 6 Body Modifications and Piercing: Dermatologic Risks and Adverse Reactions Body modifications/piercings have become increasingly more mainstream over the last few decades. However, the risks of adverse events with these procedures may be overlooked or understated. Do you recognize the following body modifications and related potential complications?
  • 9 Causes of Altered Mental Status in the Elderly Altered mental status is a broad category applied to geriatric patients with a change in cognition or level of consciousness. Learn more about nine causes of changes in mental status in the elderly.
  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers You Need to Know Nonmelanoma skin cancer is the most common form of human neoplasia, with millions of cases diagnosed annually. Do you know which of these cases are most likely to metastasize?
  • Awake Fiberoptic Intubation: Accessing the Airway Fiberoptic intubation (FOI) is the gold standard for managing difficult airways. Awake FOI preserves the respiratory drive and maintains spontaneous ventilation. Learn about AFOI indications, approaches, airway preparation, and more.
  • 14 Can't-Miss Emergencies: A Hand-y Guide Rapid and accurate evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of hand injuries are essential to prevent significant dysfunction. How knowledgeable are you about the management of these injuries?
  • Parkinsonism: Not Just a Motor Problem Learn more about the clinical diagnosis and current approach to management of Parkinson disease and Parkinson-plus syndromes.
  • Grilling & Health Risks: The Steaks Are High Cooking meats or fish over flames or very high temperatures leads to the formation of carcinogens; improper storage or preparation can result in food-borne illness; and careless grilling can result in injury. Do you know how to stay safe at the grill this summer?
  • 15 Back-to-School Illnesses You Should Know Classrooms can be breeding grounds for many organisms that cause illnesses in young children. Can you correctly recognize these conditions in your pediatric patients?
  • Appendicitis: Avoiding Pitfalls in Diagnosis The diagnosis of appendicitis is more accurate and cost-effective if imaging techniques are used. Are you able to make an accurate diagnosis?
  • Colorectal Cancer: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Therapeutic Options Often considered together, colon and rectum malignancies share many similarities, but have a few key differences.
  • Identifying Lesions on Skin of Color As US population demographics change, clinicians need to be familiar with variations in the prevalence and clinical presentation of dermatologic disease in people with skin of color. Learn how to recognize various lesions on skin of color.
  • Hidden Heart Disease: 19 Dermatologic Clues You Should Know Cardiac diseases often have cutaneous manifestations. Are you able to correctly diagnose these patients based on their dermatologic presentations?
  • 13 Travel Diseases You Need to Know From Ebola to yellow fever, rising global travel is increasing travelers' exposure to severe and life-threatening disorders. Can you identify and manage the following infectious travel diseases?
  • 12 Urologic Emergencies You Need to Know Although urologic emergencies are relatively uncommon, prompt diagnosis and management are essential to prevent serious complications. Do you know how to recognize and best treat these 12 emergent urologic conditions?
  • Medically Significant Spider Bites: Keys to Diagnosis and Treatment Treating venomous spider bites requires knowledge of the involved species. Test your know-how and learn management steps specific to each spider.
  • A Lump in the Throat: Thyroid Cancer Thyroid cancer is the most common malignancy of the endocrine system, and the eleventh most common cancer in the United States. How familiar are you with its management?
  • 9 Bug Bites You Need to Know Most insects and arachnids are benign, but some can inflict painful injuries or transmit harmful pathogens. Learn more about how to trace skin lesions back to the bugs causing them.
  • Gunshot Wounds: A Targeted Approach Every year, about 30,000 people are treated for gunshot wounds at US hospitals--roughly 8% will die from their wounds. Learn more about how to manage these patients and how wound treatment can differ by injury site.
  • Foreign Bodies: Curious Findings Common, curious, and often challenging, foreign bodies carry a unique set of presentations, risks, and treatment options. Can you identify these foreign bodies, and do you know the appropriate steps to take?