Reference Slideshows

 
 
  • Identifying Lesions on Skin of Color As the US population demographics change, clinicians need to be familiar with variations in the prevalence, clinical presentation, and treatment of dermatologic disease in people with skin of color. Learn how to recognize and manage various lesions on skin of color.
  • Herpesviruses: Test Your Knowledge Prompt recognition of herpes simplex infection and early initiation of therapy are of utmost importance in the management of the disease. Test your knowledge of HSV and other herpesviruses with our slideshow.
  • 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?
  • Pediatric Vaccinations: Do You Know the Recommended Schedules? Immunization plays important roles in protecting the health of children and teens and in preventing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. Do you know when to vaccinate your pediatric patients?
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors: Imaging Matters Primary brain tumors are the second most common group of malignancies affecting children (after leukemia) and are a leading cause of mortality. Learn more about diagnosing these potentially deadly disorders.
  • Thyroid Cancer: An Overview 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?
  • Back Pain: Find the Cause, Watch for the Comeback Between 70% and 85% of the population will suffer from back pain at some point. The possible causes are numerous. Low back pain is the primary cause of disability in individuals younger than 50 years. How do you manage this common and troublesome problem?
  • 20 Pediatric Summer Sports and Recreational Injuries to Know Over a million children a year visit emergency departments for sports-related injuries. Moreover, pediatric patients, who have different sets of risk and the potential for severe complications, pose numerous challenges.
  • Scuba Diving Injuries and Underwater Hazards Undersea diving is a popular pastime that also has occupational purposes. Although diving is relatively safe, some conditions and injuries are commonly associated with this activity. Are you familiar with the following pressure injuries and marine envenomations and how to manage them?
  • Cerebrovascular Accident: A Stroke of Misfortune Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of adult disability. Learn more about identifying the area of brain involvement, assessing the nature and severity of the attack, and recognizing associated clinical manifestations.
  • FDA Drug and Biologic Approvals: 2017 Midyear Review Are you current on new important FDA drug announcements during the past year? Review 2017's information on FDA drug approvals and changes.
  • 16 Can't-Miss Findings on Pediatric Imaging Studies Evaluation of pediatric imaging studies can be challenging for clinicians. Can you correctly identify the abnormal findings in these cases?
  • Chest X-Rays: 16 Subtle But Key Findings You Need to Know Chest radiographs are frequently first viewed by non-radiologists. Although many disease processes are obvious, healthcare providers must be careful not to miss more subtle findings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Myopathies: Muscling Your Way to the Diagnosis The disorders collectively referred to as myopathies can have varied clinical presentations. Learn more about how to distinguish them from each other and from conditions such as peripheral neuropathy and neuromuscular junction disorders.
  • 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?
  • Mole or Melanoma? Test Yourself With These Suspicious Lesions Melanoma accounts for less than 5% of skin cancer cases but most skin cancer-related deaths. Early detection is the best means of reducing mortality. Can you correctly diagnose these skin lesions?
  • 9 Bug Bites You Need to Know Exposure to biting or stinging insects can be unavoidable. Can you identify the stealthy culprits causing these clinical presentations?
  • Prostatitis: An Inflammatory Story Prostatitis (ie, infection or inflammation of the prostate) can present as several syndromes with varying clinical features. Learn more about how to categorize this variable condition and treat it appropriately.