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What's What with Water: 10 Health Facts
Get a quick refresher on how much water is enough, when to drink it, and why. Then float these tips by your patients.
Severe Otalgia and Fever in a 6-year-old Boy
Video: Right ear pain and purulent drainage have not improved despite antibiotic Rx several days ago. Watch the exam. What's your Dx?
High Blood Pressure Tied to Greater Risk for T2D
Results of a new study found that each 20 mmHg increase in SBP was associated with a 58% higher risk for new onset type 2 DM.
ICD-10 Uptake Poll: Week 1
You knew it was coming; you prepared and prepared; you had meetings, you stayed late; you were ready. So, how'd it go?
Diffuse, Persistent Pain in a 35-year-old Woman
The math teacher and mother of 2 is also having memory and concentration problems. She denies feeling depressed. Your impression?
An MD with RA Speaks on Chronic Pain Rx
Liza Leal, MD knows something about pain, both professionally and personally as a patient. She lives with rheumatoid arthritis.
Atrial Fibrillation May Increase Risk of Dementia
Younger patients with AF of longer duration were found at higher risk for dementia, a recent study found.
Ablation Therapy for AF: Who, What is it Good For?
Guidelines recommend AF catheter ablation to help avoid use of oral anticoagulation. True or False? Answer this and 2 other queries on ablation.
Hypertension in an African American Man with Diabetes
A 54-year-old African American man with a history of type 2 DM, hypertension, and gout presents for diabetes follow-up. What’s the best therapy for his hypertension?
A 31-year-old Woman with Weakness and an Unusual Tan
She has had intermittent episodes of weakness and nausea for 6 months and is alarmed by the change in her skin color. What do her symptoms suggest to you?
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