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  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A New Pandemic? The emergence of a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 [2019-nCoV]) during a December 2019 outbreak of respiratory illnesses in Wuhan, China, has become a global public health emergency. Ongoing prevention, monitoring, and public health.
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors: Imaging Matters Primary brain tumors are the second most common group of malignancies affecting children (after leukemia) and are a leading cause of mortality. Learn more about diagnosing these potentially deadly disorders.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anxiety Medications Anxiety is the most common psychiatric disorder. Are you familiar with key information related to medications used to treat this condition? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 33-Year-Old Man Suddenly Unable to Stand or Sit A 33-year-old man presents owing to sudden onset of severe vertigo, vomiting, and loss of balance. He is unable to sit or stand without support. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Atopic Dermatitis How much do you know about the pathophysiology and presentation of atopic dermatitis? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Colorectal Cancer Practice Essentials Colorectal cancer is common, and its incidence is increasing in younger people. Do you know the best approaches for screening, workup, and treatment of this disease? Take this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Polyarticular Psoriatic Arthritis How much do you know about polyarticular psoriatic arthritis? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency Clinical Practice Guidelines (AACE/ACE, 2019) 2019 guidelines for management of growth hormone deficiency in adults and patients transitioning from pediatric to adult care
  • Fast Five Quiz: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), often referred to as the Wuhan coronavirus, has been declared a global emergency. Do you know key clinical information? Take this quick quiz.
  • Fulminant Myocarditis Clinical Practice Guidelines (AHA, 2020) 2020 Scientific statement by the American Heart Association on the recognition and initial management of fulminant myocarditis.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Syncopal Events Syncope is a common reason for patients to seek care and occurs in 15%-39% of the general population. Do you know key aspects and recommendations for diagnosis and treatment? Take this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Comorbidities Do you know how to best treat comorbidities associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus? Check your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Imaging of Ruptured Breast Implants: Finding the Leak Implant rupture is a frequent complication of breast implant placement, occurring in 10-14% of patients within 10 years. Learn more about how to recognize this complication on diagnostic imaging, as well as how silicone implant rupture manifests differently from saline implant rupture.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Conditions Associated With Psoriatic Arthritis How much do you know about conditions associated with psoriatic arthritis? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Endocrine Evaluation in Obesity: Clinical Practice Guidelines (2020) 2020 clinical practice guidelines from the European Society of Endocrinology on endocrine evaluation in obesity.
  • A 40-Year-Old Man With Dizziness, Confusion, and Neuropathy A 40-year-old man is referred for neurologic evaluation after presenting with peripheral neuropathy. He also reports dizziness associated with a 'daydreaming' feeling. What's the diagnosis?
  • When Jack Frost Bites: Hypothermia and Localized Cold Injury Hypothermia has dramatic effects on many physiologic processes and organ systems (eg, cardiovascular and neurologic). Exposure to low temperatures can also cause localized cold injuries. How can you best bring your patient in from the cold?
  • Deadly Skin Cancers Although many skin cancers are highly curable if detected early and appropriately treated, certain types are particularly aggressive and have a propensity for invasion and metastasis.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Pneumonia Key Aspects Are you familiar with essential aspects of pneumonia and its associated care, including best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Shingles Although usually a self-limited rash with pain, shingles can be far more serious. Do you know key aspects, including proper approaches for diagnosis and treatment? Test yourself with this quick quiz.