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Mortality Quiz: 8 Life and Death Questions
Several recent findings have enhanced our understanding of medicine and mortality. Take this quick quiz to see what you know.
Underarm Eruption in a Teenaged Boy
Topical steroids and antifungals have not only failed to resolve the bilateral rash; the teen says they’ve made it worse. Your Dx?
A 32-year-old man visits the ED for an oral canker sore that should have run its course but is getting worse. What one question should you ask?
Life's Not so Simple with Asthma and Pimples
A young teen presents with an acne outbreak that is uncharacteristic for her. What are the clues to the diagnosis in the PMH?
'Sickest' Patients May Do Better After Gastric Bypass Surgery
The "novel (and contradictory) finding..." say study authors, challenges conventional wisdom as well as current literature.
Back to School Report Card: 10 New Health Lessons
Counsel patients and parents on how best to prepare--click through these slides for the latest on school-related health issues.
Coping with Advanced Diabetic Retinopathy Leads to Depression
Authors of a new study note that a simple self-report question about mental health history in patients with ADR may lead to important intervention.
Another SSRI Fails to Improve Heart Failure Outcomes
Results of the MOOD-HF trial join those of 2 others that looked to boost mood and survival in patients with heart disease.
Study Finds Diabetes a Risk Factor for Excess Antibiotic Use
A large Danish study compared community antibiotic use and hospital-treated infections between people with and without type 2 diabetes.
8 Typical Atypical Mole Questions
A young athlete presents with multiple moles on his chest and back. What’s a primary care physician to do? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
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