This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 32-year-old man who presents to the emergency department disoriented, combative and agitated.
20 Mar 2012
This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a young man with untreated HIV infection and swelling of the feet and legs.
30 Aug 2011
The Spanish-language version will help Latin American and Spanish internists, subspecialists, and primary care physicians upgrade their knowledge and prepare for board certification.
17 Dec 2019
A 48-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for urinary frequency. He reports no hesitancy, urgency, dysuria, or change in urine color. He has not experienced fevers, chills, sweats, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or other gastrointestinal symptoms. He feels thirsty very often; drinking water and using lemon drops seem to help. He has a 33-pack-year history of smoking. He has hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and bipolar disorder. Medications are amlodipine, lisinopril, and lithium. He has tried other agents in place of lithium for his bipolar disorder, but none has controlled his symptoms as well as lithium. What is the most appropriate treatment intervention for this patient?
30 Sep 2014
Depression quality improvement program seeks participantsHelp choose the best name for ACP's advocacy program
21 Dec 2010
Managing kidney disease in diabetes requires meeting individualized parameters and balancing risks in nephrology and cardiology. Learn whether more aggressive treatment is warranted in this population.
1 Nov 2012
A 59-year-old woman is evaluated during a routine follow-up visit. She was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia. She feels well. Medications are metformin, atorvastatin, and aspirin. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
11 Mar 2014
Most physicians think free lunches, small gifts OK
29 Jun 2010
A 74-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-month history of fatigue, anorexia, and a 6-kg (13.2-lb) weight loss. She was treated with chemotherapy for ovarian cancer 6 months ago. She also has hypertension managed with hydrochlorothiazide. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most likely cause of this patient's hyponatremia?
26 Nov 2013
A 28-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for elevated blood pressure measurements during pregnancy. She is at 12 weeks' gestation of her first pregnancy. She feels well, and the pregnancy has been otherwise uncomplicated. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely cause of this patient's elevated blood pressure?
19 May 2020