Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Suturing Fingers: OK to Use Epinephrine? Conventional wisdom says not to use epinephrine in digital blocks. But is it time for that to change?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Medical Waste Management How much do you know about the proper handling and disposal of medical waste? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 26-Year-Old Woman Who Uses a Walking Cane Because of Pain A 26-year-old woman presents with severe knee pain. She now requires a cane for walking and also has a nonhealing small avulsion fracture in her right first metatarsal. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Antibiotic Best Practices Antibiotic resistance is an increasing concern. Are you familiar with various best practices to help slow the rise of these life-threatening infections? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Allergic Asthma Management How familiar are you with strategies for the management of allergic asthma? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Allergic Asthma Presentation and Diagnosis How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of allergic asthma? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Heart Failure Presentation and Diagnosis Do you know appropriate testing and diagnostic criteria for heart failure? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Heart Failure Management Are you familiar with current heart failure treatment guidelines? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Venous Thromboembolism Venous thromboembolism encompasses deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Are you familiar with best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 34-Year-Old Woman With Knots on Her Leg and Reddening Skin A 34-year-old woman presents with painful, red 'knots' on her right leg that appear to trace along her veins; it started 3-4 days ago. She denies any trauma. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation How much do you know about stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation? Take our short quiz to find out.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Neuropathic, Nociceptive, and Mixed Pain How much do you know about the assessment and etiology of neuropathic, nociceptive, and mixed pain? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Caffeine Facts vs Fiction Numerous claims are made about the health detriments or possible benefits of caffeine. Are you able to separate facts about caffeine consumption from fiction? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: CIDP Presentation and Diagnosis How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of CIDP? Take our short quiz to find out.
  • A 65-Year-Old Man With Diplopia and a Drooping Eyelid A 65-year-old man presents with severe, right-sided retro-orbital pain; diplopia (without visual loss); tingling on the upper half of the right side of the face; and drooping of the right eyelid.
  • Alcohol and Metronidazole Interaction: Real or Fake? Your patient is taking metronidazole, but he's also going to be in a wedding in 3 days. How would you advise him?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Liver Disease Are you familiar with key aspects of common noncancerous causes of liver disease, including best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Worsening Abdominal Pain and Bloating in a 30-Year-Old Woman A 30-year-old woman presents with recurrent abdominal pain and loose stools. Acute worsening occurs immediately before defecation, with improvement after defecation. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Sexual Dysfunction Given the sensitive nature of sexual dysfunction, providing the best information regarding diagnosis and treatment is essential. Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Schizophrenia The hallmark of schizophrenia is psychosis. Impaired cognition or disturbance in information processing is also a concern. What do you know about schizophrenia? Test yourself with our quick quiz.