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MKSAP Quiz: preconception evaluation with hypertension

A 25-year-old woman comes for a preconception evaluation. She has a history of hypertension that is well controlled with lisinopril. Medical history is otherwise unremarkable. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and an electrocardiogram, what medication adjustments should be made before this patient proceeds with pregnancy?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2015/01/13/3.htm
13 Jan 2015

Experts debate the pros and cons of starting dialysis early

Two experts find common ground in deciding that individualized decisions are the best way to consider early dialysis.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2012/02/dialysis.htm
1 Feb 2012

MKSAP Quiz: Impaired gait and balance

A 72-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of progressively impaired gait and balance. He reports that he walks more slowly and is not as agile as he used to be, attributing a recently increased number of falls to not paying enough attention before tripping. In the past 6 months, he has had occasional problems recalling details of recent conversations and events, completing tasks around the house in a timely manner, and organizing and balancing his checkbook despite having been an accountant before retiring. Following a physical exam and MRI of the brain, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/02/mksap.htm
1 Feb 2017

MKSAP Quiz: 7-year history of plaques

A 50-year-old man is evaluated in the hospital for fatigue, joint pain, and skin lesions. His symptoms started 2 weeks ago with fever and sore throat, which subsided in 2 days. Fatigue and joint pain were noted 1 day after the onset of sore throat, which worsened over the subsequent days. Four days after the onset of symptoms, he noted dark red spots on his ankles and shins, which spread to involve his legs, thighs, and buttocks; the skin lesions were not painful or itchy. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/03/mksap-quiz-7-year-history-of-plaques.htm
1 Mar 2018

Reining in the use of CT scans

CT scans have become much more common in the U.S. over the past few decades, increasing from 3 million in 1980 to almost 70 million in 2007.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/02/editors.htm
1 Feb 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Episode of blood in urine

A 37-year-old woman is evaluated for an episode of blood in her urine. She notes the passage of red-colored urine that resolved spontaneously and was not associated with her menstrual cycle. She reports having had several similar episodes in the past. She has no other symptoms such as abdominal pain or dysuria. Medical history is otherwise unremarkable, and she takes no medications. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate next step in the evaluation of this patient?.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/11/mksap.htm
1 Nov 2016

How to say no

With the rise of direct-to-consumer advertising and the easy availability of medical information on the Internet, it's more common than ever for patients to come to a doctor's appointment with specific requests for treatment or tests, and expect to receive them.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/03/editors.htm
1 Mar 2011

MKSAP Quiz: evaluation for acute kidney injury

A 57-year-old man is evaluated for a diagnosis of acute kidney injury. He was diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease 3 weeks ago and was prescribed omeprazole. Several days ago he noticed lower extremity swelling and decreased frequency of urination. Laboratory evaluation showed a serum creatinine level of 2.2 mg/dL (194.5 ┬Ámol/L). Medical history is otherwise unremarkable. Following a physical exam and discontinuing omeprazole, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2016/09/13/3.htm
13 Sep 2016

Doctors with disability reflect on challenges

Physicians with disabilities who applied to and eventually completed medical school reflect on the progress and accomplishments offered by the Americans with Disabilities Act during the past 30 years.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/02/doctors-with-disability-reflect-on-challenges.htm
1 Feb 2020

MKSAP Quiz: fatigue, anorexia, polyuria, and nocturia

A 54-year-old woman is evaluated for fatigue, anorexia, polyuria, and nocturia of several weeks' duration. She had otherwise felt well until the onset of her current symptoms. Medical history is significant for autoimmune pancreatitis diagnosed 1 year ago, treated with a prednisone taper that was completed 8 months ago with resolution of her symptoms. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2016/06/14/3.htm
14 Jun 2016

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