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  • Patient Simulation: A 26-Year-Old Woman With Back and Leg Pain A 26-year-old woman is tired of having her life disrupted by acute pain. What steps would you take to prevent future pain crises?
  • Alzheimer Disease: Diagnostic Challenges Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease and one of the major causes of disability in later life. Learn more about how to diagnose AD in clinical settings, especially before it reaches its end stage.
  • Pediatric Vaccinations: Do You Know the Recommended Schedules? Immunization plays important roles in protecting the health of children and teens and in preventing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. Do you know when to vaccinate your pediatric patients?
  • 12 Travel Diseases You Need to Know From Ebola to yellow fever, rising global travel is increasing travelers' exposure to severe and life-threatening disorders. Can you identify and manage the following infectious travel diseases?
  • Burning Up? A Guide to Treating Heat Illness Heat illness can quickly become a medical emergency if not promptly recognized and treated. Do you know the best ways to cool down hyperthermic patients?
  • 12 Urologic Emergencies You Need to Know Although urologic emergencies are relatively uncommon, prompt diagnosis and management are essential to prevent serious complications. Do you know how to recognize and best treat these 12 emergency urologic conditions?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Prognosis of Primary Myelofibrosis How much do you know about the prognosis for individuals with PMF? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: IPF Comorbidities and Complications Are you familiar with the comorbidities and complications associated with IPF? Test your knowledge with this fast quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Iron Deficiency Anemia Iron deficiency anemia occurs when stores of iron are too low to support normal red blood cell production. Are you familiar with this condition? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
  • Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease   Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease frequently leads to end-stage renal disease. Dr Neera K. Dahl discusses underlying genetic mutations, disease recognition, and treatment strategies.
  • 12 Causes of Discolored Urine Changes in urine color may be the result of conditions as benign as the presence of excreted pigments or signal more serious processes such as infections or malignancies. Do you know the following causes of discolored urine?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis How much do you know about idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Diabetic Nephropathy Management How much do you know about the management of diabetic nephropathy? Refresh your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A Global Crisis The emergence of a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 [2019-nCoV]) during a December 2019 outbreak of respiratory illnesses in Wuhan, China, has become an expanding pandemic. Ongoing prevention, monitoring, rapid testing, and public health awareness are crucial for curbing transmission and gauging illness severity. Read on to learn more.
  • Fingernail and Toenail Abnormalities: Nail the Diagnosis The nails of the hands and feet can provide many clues about a patient's overall health. Test your knowledge of the following fingernail and toenail abnormalities.
  • Myopathies: Muscling Your Way to the Diagnosis The disorders collectively referred to as myopathies can have varied clinical presentations. Learn more about how to distinguish them from each other and from conditions such as peripheral neuropathy and neuromuscular junction disorders.
  • Cutaneous and Mucosal Manifestations of Viral Diseases Viral infections can cause a range of cutaneous and mucosal manifestations, from isolated lesions to generalized exanthems. Learn more about recognizing and managing the findings associated with various viruses.
  • 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: Heart Failure Management Are you familiar with current heart failure treatment guidelines? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • The Myth of Clinically Stable HFrEF   Patients with chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction may appear stable but have high rates of hospitalization and death. Evidence suggests effective therapies are heavily underutilized.