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Fast Five Quizzes

  • Fast Five Quiz: Dental Health Although most patients with dental health issues are easily treated, complications are important to recognize. Test yourself on key aspects of dental abscesses and infections with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alcohol Intoxication and Poisoning Many trauma patients are intoxicated at the time of presentation, and more than 8 million Americans are alcohol dependent. Test yourself on key aspects of alcohol intoxication with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Dry Eye Disease Dry eye disease is a common condition that results in discomfort, visual disturbance, and tear film instability. Test yourself on presentation, workup, and treatment aspects with our short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: HPV Human papillomavirus (HPV) produces epithelial tumors of the skin and mucous membranes. Some strains are associated with cancer. Test yourself on key clinical aspects with our short quiz.
 

Case Challenges

  • A 61-Year-Old Woman With Painful Constipation A 61-year-old woman with a history of stage III breast cancer 7 years prior presents to a primary care clinic with painful constipation. Do you know how best to help her?
 

Slideshows

  • Imaging of Ruptured Breast Implants: Finding the Leak Implant rupture is a frequent complication of breast implant placement, occurring in 10-14% of patients within 10 years. Learn more about how to recognize this complication on diagnostic imaging, as well as how silicone implant rupture manifests differently from saline implant rupture.
  • 11 Abdominal Emergencies in Infants Diagnosing the acute abdomen in infants can be challenging, but early recognition is crucial, as surgical intervention is often required. Can you recognize the following urgent cases?
 

Special Reports

  • Patient Prejudice: When Credentials Aren't Enough In a WebMD/Medscape survey produced with STAT, physicians told us how often they hear biased comments from patients and patients told us what characteristics they look for in a healthcare provider.
 
 

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Medscape Editor-in-Chief

  • Eric J. Topol, MD Eric J. Topol, MD Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health; Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute; Senior Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape