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A Young Male with a Rash of Scales
The asymptomatic rash came on quickly and is prominent on the boy's trunk and arms. Close-ups of the lesions in these slides may help you make the Dx.
CDC: One in 100 Contact Lens Wearers Follows All Directions
It's no wonder contact lenses are associated with infections. Just about everyone who wears them engages in "risky behavior' involving improper care and handling.
Do Physician Health Programs Increase Physician Suicides?
Who, exactly, is protecting doctors from being misdiagnosed, mistreated, and abused?
A 54-year-old Woman with Chest Pain Radiating to Jaw
The patient felt like her "head would explode" from the pain on the left side of her face. Watch the ED video and formulate your own diagnosis.
"Please empathize with me, Doctor!"
Doctors who don't know their patients make easily avoidable technical mistakes that can have tragic consequences. The best way "to do no harm" is to know and understand your patient.
Pacemakers and AICDs: The ABCs
Back to basics here on pacemakers and automated implantable cardioverter defibrillators so that the next time you place a consult for cardiology, you will know how to best manage the patient and support your consult decision.
Paradox: Asthma Resists Lethal Prostate Cancer
Lethal prostate cancer is less—not more—likely to develop in patients with asthma. The Health Professionals Follow-up Study answers key questions about why.
Is Medical School an Anti-Mentorship Program?
Is med school now a place where students meet doctors they'd never want to become? Is anyone modeling the happy doc in solo practice?
Trust Your Instincts When Treating Patients: Healthcare Career Insights
Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers. . .
A 5-year-old with a Hand Burn
The mother reports the child spilled hot liquid while removing a cup from the microwave. Does the injury match the claim?
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