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  • Aortic Dissection: A Double-Barreled Threat Clinical manifestations of aortic dissection are often missed on initial evaluation. Learn more about signs and symptoms to correctly identify these dangerous tears.
  • Trivia Quiz: Weird ICD-10 Codes Because ICD codes attempt to be all-inclusive, the results can be bizarre. Can you spot the real ICD-10 codes? Test yourself with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Management of Postop Pain (WSES/GAIS/SIAARTI/AAST, 2022) 2022 guidelines on postop pain from World Society of Emergency Surgery/Global Alliance for Infection in Surgery/Italian Society of Anesthesia, Analgesia Intensive Care/American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Trivia Quiz: Major Medical Milestones How much do you know about major medical milestones? Test yourself with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Pain, Vomiting in a 48-Year-Old on Levothyroxine, Metformin A 48-year-old has epigastric pain and vomiting. Symptoms started suddenly and are similar to ones experienced 2 months earlier. He takes levothyroxine, metformin, and amlodipine daily. What's wrong?
  • Trivia Quiz: Diseases of World Leaders Do you know what diseases and health issues world leaders endured? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: TV Doctors Sometimes surprisingly on-point but often wildly inaccurate, TV doctors lend the profession glamour. Test your knowledge of TV doctors past and present with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anal Fissures and Fistulas How much do you know about anal fissures and fistulas? Review clinical information, including key aspects of presentation and management, with this short quiz.
  • 14 Can't-Miss Hand Emergencies Rapid and accurate evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of hand injuries are essential to the prevention of significant dysfunction. How knowledgeable are you about the management of these injuries?
  • Sexual Abuse: The 'Hidden Pediatric Problem' Child sexual abuse is a global underrecognized and underreported problem. Learn how to diagnose and evaluate suspected victims of sexual abuse, as well as understand some key considerations when managing these patients.
  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Headache Medications How much do you know about headache medications, including key recommendations, adverse effects, and contraindications? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Acute Stroke: Critical Diagnostic Findings Prompt recognition and treatment of hemorrhagic/ischemic insults to the brain are critical to reestablishing blood flow to deprived areas and restoring neurologic function. Do you know how to best recognize stroke?
  • Rapid Review Quiz: Cannabis Do you know the latest findings on cannabis and health concerns, including hospitalization impact, efficacy, and adverse events? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Ocular Trauma: 8 Potentially Devastating Eye Injuries Ocular injuries can be catastrophic and result in permanent vision loss. These 8 eye injuries require quick treatment to prevent devastating outcomes.
  • Rapid Review Quiz: Back Pain Do you know key findings from recent research into risk factors and treatments for back pain? Make sure your clinical knowledge is current with this quick quiz.
  • Foreign Bodies in the Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Tracts: Interesting Images Common, curious, and often challenging, foreign bodies in the GI and GU tracts carry a unique set of presentations, risks, and treatment options.
  • A Daily Beer Drinker With Bruises, Back Pain, and Bleeding A 42-year-old woman presents with bleeding gums and reports progressive weakness and occasional unexplained bruising. She also has a 1-year history of backache. What is the diagnosis?
  • An Adopted 43-Year-Old With Bad Breath, Dyspnea, Dysphagia A 43-year-old man presents with dyspnea secondary to swelling in his left neck region. He also has progressive difficulty tolerating his secretions and swallowing. What's the diagnosis?
  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Corticosteroids Do you know important clinical aspects of corticosteroids, including key indications, adverse effects, contraindications, and recent study findings? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Review of 3 Cases and Palliative Care Metastatic breast cancer, or stage IV or advanced breast cancer, is incurable, with a low 5-year survival. Review the symptoms/signs of metastatic spread and 3 patient cases, as well as guidelines for, barriers to, and opportunities for improvement in palliative care.