Clinical Features

Wrist pain after a fall

After a fall on an outstretched hand, wrist injuries are common, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.

Crohn disease: diagnosis and treatment

A condition prone to recurrence, Crohn disease has a complicated presentation and pathophysiology, but multiple treatment options are available.

Insufficient evidence for medical marijuana

Although small studies show potential efficacy of medical marijuana in treatment of specific conditions, insufficient evidence exists for clinicians to recommend or prescribe to patients.

Clinical officers in Uganda

In Uganda, clinical officers are addressing public health needs by training to work in rural areas and treating the country's growing population.

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Undisclosed condition 
leads to death

A patient's widow 
asserts that the clinician
 should have checked
 hospital records taken prior to admission.

Managing perceptions of the flu vaccine

By presenting research on the safety and efficacy of the flu vaccine, clinicians can successfully promote vaccination to patients in their care.

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Opinion

The Waiting Room Recognizing victims of domestic violence

Recognizing victims of domestic violence

Clinicians should trust their intuition when a patient's injuries don't match up with their story.

The Waiting Room Understanding the Mallampati score

Understanding the Mallampati score

The Mallampati score is a simple, quick test that can be a good predictor of obstructive sleep apnea.

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Clinical Pearls Erythromycin for facial lacerations

Erythromycin for facial lacerations

Erythromycin ointment may be prescribed in place of bacitracin when performing facial laceration repair or sutures.

Case Files Carcinoid appendix

Carcinoid appendix


A patient with a history of a carcionid tumor on their appendix did not return to a physician for follow up.

Your Comments Flu vaccine in pregnant women

Flu vaccine in pregnant women

A clinician expresses concerns about potentially misleading flu vaccination information for pregnant women.

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