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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.
Sleep Issues Feed Childhood Obesity
The odds of children becoming overweight go up with sleep-disordered breathing and short sleep duration, underscoring the need for early identification of these risk factors.
Best of Times in Liver Diseases
There has been an explosion of diagnostic and therapeutic discoveries affecting the liver. In this slide show: key points on 5 important clinically relevant areas.
Sleep Apnea Risk Swells With Asthma
The risk of new-onset obstructive sleep apnea appears to be greater in persons who have asthma. Treating one may help the other.
Skin Signs of HIV?
Joint pain and dactylitis: does this combo suggest the need to test for HIV infection? Test your dermatologic prowess and answer 4 other quiz questions here.
Benzodiazepines and Chronic Pain
Best practices make a strong case against prescribing benzodiazepines for chronic pain patients taking opioids. But are we following best practices?
10-Month-Old With Macular Spreading Rash
A macular rash has been spreading for 5 days after the cheerful child started amoxicillin therapy. What’s the most likely cause?
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