Reference Slideshows

 
 
  • 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?
  • Acne: More Than Skin Deep Acne vulgaris affects over 80% of people at some point in their lives and involves more than its physical manifestations. Can you differentiate between acne types, and do you know how to treat them?
  • Critical Chest Radiographs: Can't-Miss Diagnoses Chest radiographs are the most common radiologic tests in hospitals and EDs. See if you can quickly and accurately recognize these critical findings to identify patients who need emergent care.
  • Nonhemophilia Bleeding Disorders: The Coagulation Factor Factor Inherited or acquired deficiencies in a number of different coagulation factors can give rise to a range of bleeding disorders (including but not limited to hemophilia). Learn more about identifying bleeding disorders other than hemophilia, such as von Willebrand disease and deficiency of factor XII or XIII.
  • New Guidelines and Recommendations Stay current on new important guidelines and recommendations.
  • Poisoning Clues on the Skin: 10 Cases Poisonings often manifest on the skin. Can you correctly diagnose these 10 patients based on their dermatologic presentations?
  • Emergency Airway Management: 3 Challenging Populations Prompt, safe, and effective airway management is crucial for patients who are critically ill and/or in respiratory distress, but many factors may pose challenges to a successful intubation in specific populations. Learn more about key considerations of airway intervention in the elderly, obese, and young.
  • Spinal Decompression and Fusion Here's a step-by-step guide to spinal decompression surgery. Our surgeon demonstrates key steps of spinal fusion surgery, protecting the patient from nerve injury.
  • Best Practices: Regional Blocks Regional nerve blocks are essential tools for clinicians; are you using best practices?
  • 34 Signs of Sexually Transmitted Infections Sexually transmitted infections are a common occurrence, but many lesions can be readily mistaken for other diseases. Can you make an accurate diagnosis in these cases?
  • All About Allergies: Be Ready for Spring As trees bloom and pollen counts rise, millions of people endure the sneezing, red eyes, and scratchy throat of spring allergies. Review the culprits behind hay fever and the treatments aimed at turning a season of suffering back into a time of renewal.
  • Dysuria: When It Hurts to Go With the Flow Dysuria is pain occurring from urination, typically in conjunction with inflammation and often associated with urinary frequency and urgency. Learn more about identifying and managing the various causes of this condition.
  • The Top 10 Clinical Trends of Spring 2017 See the top search terms of 2017 thus far, along with the reasons for their popularity.
  • Vertigo: Identifying the Hidden Cause Vertigo, the illusion of movement, has numerous causes, from brain tumors to cerebellar hemorrhage. Test your knowledge of this condition's wide-ranging etiologies.
  • Bacterial Skin Infections: Can You Make the Diagnosis? Bacterial skin infections are very common, with presentations ranging from subtle to alarming. Can you correctly identify these lesions? Test your diagnostic acumen with our slideshow.
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: In and Out of the Joint Arthritis exists in multiple forms, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis. Do you know the distinguishing features of RA, and are you familiar with the disease's potential extra-articular manifestations?
  • New Guidelines and Recommendations Stay current on new important guidelines and recommendations.
  • Hepatitis C: Cure Is About More Than the Liver Approximately 60-70% of HCV-infected individuals develop chronic liver disease, and 1-5% eventually die of liver cancer or cirrhosis. Learn more about identifying and managing not only the liver disease but also its extrahepatic manifestations.
  • Recognizing Physical Child Abuse Specific findings on history and physical examination can point away from a medical diagnosis and toward an unsafe home environment.
  • Cutaneous and Mucosal Manifestations of Viral Diseases Viral infections can cause a variety of skin, oral, and genital manifestations, from isolated lesions to generalized exanthems. Can you identify the viruses responsible for these clinical presentations?