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  • Fast Five Quiz: The Recurrence Risks for Breast Cancer How much do you know about the recurrence risks for breast cancer? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Hard Hits: Blunt Force Trauma Blunt force injuries can affect multiple organ systems and are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Read about the various types of blunt force trauma and their potential complications.
  • Hypothermia: The Cold Facts Hypothermia has dramatic effects on many physiologic processes and organ systems (eg, cardiovascular, neurologic). How can you best bring your patient in from the cold?
  • Fast Five Quiz: High-Risk Assessment of Early Breast Cancer Do you know the key aspects of risk assessment and their implications in early breast cancer? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Lesions on Skin of Color: What You Need to Know As US population demographics change, clinicians need to be familiar with variations in the clinical presentation of dermatologic disease in people with skin of color. Learn how to identify various lesions on skin of color.
  • Patient Simulation: A 55-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Presents With Hip and Leg Pain A postmenopausal woman is concerned about her increasing discomfort. What's your first priority in managing her care?
  • 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.
  • 5 Common-to-Rare Infant Skin Conditions Most newborn rashes are benign and require no treatment. Other infant skin conditions, however, need extensive evaluation and close follow-up to ensure the best possible outcomes.
  • Animal Bites: What You Need to Know Animal bites contribute significantly to US emergency department visits each year. Learn about the most common animal bites and their complications.
  • Poisoning Clues on the Skin: 8 Cases Poisonings often manifest on the skin, with presentations that can provide vital diagnostic tips. Sinister or dangerous etiologies may be responsible for cutaneous signs. Can you correctly diagnose these 8 patients based on their dermatologic clues?
  • Clitoromegaly, Amenorrhea, and Hair Loss in a 32-Year-Old A 32-year-old woman presents with hair loss on her scalp and a deepening voice. Her medical history includes hypertension. A pelvic examination reveals clitoromegaly. What's the diagnosis?
  • 12 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?
  • 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?
  • 11 Community-Acquired Infections From the COVID-19 pandemic to the emergence of antimicrobial-resistant disorders, community-acquired infections have gained increasing focus in the healthcare community and in the media.
  • 4 Technology Overuse Injuries You Should Know Technology overuse injuries are almost inevitable in the modern age, but the global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and resultant quarantines have led to even greater technology use, magnifying this effect. Learn about four technology overuse injuries and how to manage them.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Tattoos As the popularity of tattoos continues to increase, so do reports of complications and reactions. Are you familiar with conditions related to tattoos and tattoo removal? Take this short quiz.
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Evaluation and Treatment Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) occurs when an increased number of prostatic stromal and epithelial cells lead to enlargement of the prostatic tissue. Learn more about the evaluation of BPH and the different medical and surgical modalities used to treat it.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Treatment of Acne in Skin of Color How much do you know about treatment of acne in skin of color? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • COVID-19 Breast Cancer Patient Triage Guidelines (CPBCC) Guidelines on surgical triage of patients with breast cancer by the COVID 19 Pandemic Breast Cancer Consortium
  • 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.