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Cough and Subungual Lesions
Is there a connection between this patient’s symptoms and the thin red-brown lines under his nails? Answer this question and 4 others in this quiz.
Stroke Rounds: Afib Stroke Predictor May Overestimate Risk for Some
Patients with atrial fibrillation whose CHA2DS2-VASc score is 1 have a lower risk for ischemic stroke than previously thought and are not likely to benefit from anticoagulation therapy.
5 Reasons Why Depression is Hard to Treat in Primary Care
The reasons reflect the silence that surrounds depression, its basic invisibility, and the mistaken notion that it can't be dealt with in primary care.
Teen With Itchy Papular Rash on Face and Arms
This monomorphic papular rash is unrelated to medications, recent sickness, or exposure to poison oak. It developed about 6 days earlier.
Healthy Diet Trims Diabetes Risk in Minority Women
The risk is lowered more in minority women than in white women with a healthy diet, which can play a vital role in prevention.
Glucocorticoids May Reset Biological Clocks
New therapeutic avenues for improving the synchronization of the body’s various clocks may be opening up.
7 Secrets to Loyal Patients for Life
Solve problems, return calls, start on time—3 of the 7 ways Dr Pamela Wible ensures her patients are hers and always hers.
16-Year-Old With Pruritic Rash
This highly pruritic rash has been present for about 2 weeks. The teen says he believes it is spreading. What's your diagnosis?
Stroke Rounds: Aspirin Overused for Primary Prevention
There is room to improve evidence-based aspirin use for primary prevention of stroke and other cardiovascular risks. Details here.
Injuries From Falls
Abrasions, ecchymoses, and a 3-cm laceration led to infection with Morganella morganii. What do you know about this pathogen? In this quiz: questions on wounds that resulted from falls.
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