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Taking Cardiovascular Issues to Heart: A Photo Essay

Consultantlive.com photo essays visually explore a disease state with cases of common and uncommon presentation, each accompanied by details on etiology, diagnosis, and special considerations. Start your virtual exploration here, with problems of the heart.

 

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Scarring from mildly tender facial lesions; medications implicated in many emergency hospitalizations of older adults; sugar-sweetened beverages and risk of coronary heart disease . . . questions on these and other topics to challenge you.

Adults who have survived childhood cancer are at high risk for serious illness but typically are not followed by an adult oncologist. You may be the first to see suspicious signs. Would you know how to proceed?

Nope. No more open-ended questions that may invite wandering answers. Who has time when the double-booked patient sits in the exam room next door?

palmar erythema

Pseudosac with ectopic pregnancy, palmar erythema, pemphigoid gestationis, abdominal wall hematoma, dermatomyositis, livedo reticularis—visual presentations of health problems that occur frequently, or exclusively, in women.

A 45-year-old woman had painless, red, crusted papules on the hand. There was no history of trauma. The patient had a home aquarium. Your diagnosis?

The results of several recent studies on both drug classes may come as a surprise. Will they change the way you prescribe either or both for pain?

A new dark spot on the forehead; overprescribing of benzodiazepines; alcohol and atrial fibrillation . . . can you answer the quiz questions on these topics?

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