From Medscape Drugs & Diseases - Transplantation

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Organ Donation and Transplant Care for organ donors and transplant recipients extends beyond surgical teams. Are you able to correctly answer all five of these donation- and transplantation-related questions?
  • 10 Community-Acquired Infections From outbreaks of Legionnaires disease to the emergence of antimicrobial-resistant disorders, community-acquired infections have become an increasing focus in the healthcare community and in the media.
  • 14 Rashes You Need to Know: Common Dermatologic Diagnoses Skin rashes are common patient complaints. Although many symptoms overlap, there are identifiable factors for each disease. Can you identify these rashes?
  • 9 Causes of Altered Mental Status in the Elderly Altered mental status is a broad category applied to geriatric patients with a change in cognition or level of consciousness. Learn more about nine causes of changes in mental status in the elderly.
  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers You Need to Know Nonmelanoma skin cancer is the most common form of human neoplasia, with millions of cases diagnosed annually. Do you know which of these cases are most likely to metastasize?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Clostridium Difficile Infection Clostridium difficile is responsible for antibiotic-associated diarrhea and colitis, which can be life-threatening. How much do you know about this condition? Test your knowledge with our short quiz.
  • 14 Can't-Miss Emergencies: A Hand-y Guide Rapid and accurate evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of hand injuries are essential to prevent significant dysfunction. How knowledgeable are you about the management of these injuries?
  • Grilling & Health Risks: The Steaks Are High Cooking meats or fish over flames or very high temperatures leads to the formation of carcinogens; improper storage or preparation can result in food-borne illness; and careless grilling can result in injury. Do you know how to stay safe at the grill this summer?
  • Renal Transplantation Clinical Practice Guidelines (2018) 2018 guidelines by the EAU on clinical and surgical management of renal transplantation.
  • Hidden Heart Disease: 19 Dermatologic Clues You Should Know Cardiac diseases often have cutaneous manifestations. Are you able to correctly diagnose these patients based on their dermatologic presentations?
  • 13 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?
  • 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 emergent urologic conditions?
  • Are You Missing Subtle MI Clues on ECGs? Test Your Skills The subtle myocardial infarction may be easily overlooked. Could you detect the following electrocardiographic abnormalities?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Chronic Kidney Disease Chronic kidney disease is a significant worldwide health problem associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic renal failure. Test yourself on key aspects with this short quiz.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fingernail and Toenail Abnormalities: Nail the Diagnosis Fingernails can provide many clues about a patient's overall health. Test your knowledge of the following fingernail abnormalities.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis IPF is a chronic, progressive fibrosing interstitial pneumonia of unknown cause that primarily occurs in older adults. How do you identify and manage this frequently fatal condition?