Clinical Features

When a referral goes wrong

A clinician misses a differential diagnosis when she refers a patient to a specialist for rectal bleeding.

Thoracic outlet syndrome: A review

The condition has one fundamental pathophysiology but multiple distinct clinical presentations, including vascular and neurogenic.

Leg edema and shortness of breath

A 44-year-old man presents to an urgent care clinic with leg edema and shortness of breath.

Nonallergic rhinitis: a slideshow

Click through the slideshow to learn more about diagnosing nonallergic rhinitis.

The frivolous lawsuit

A healthcare provider is sued when a patient is determined to believe that she has more than a sore throat.

DPP-4 inhibitor use with GLP-1 agonists

A 63-year-old man with type 2 diabetes was admitted to the hospital to undergo right robotic partial nephrectomy.

Case Study: Fever and sore throat

A 4-year-old girl presents to the emergency department after 3 days of worsening sore throat with a fever.

Managing bipolar disorder

Lithium has been the mainstay of treatment for decades, but recently, several other classes of medication have been used with varying degrees of success.

Opinion

The Waiting Room Incorporating physician assistants and nurse practitioners in private practice

Incorporating physician assistants and nurse practitioners in private practice

Adding another healthcare provider to the practice schedule creates additional access for the patient.

The Waiting Room When the PA becomes the patient

When the PA becomes the patient

A physician assistant's stay in the hospital provides a new perspective of a patient's experience in the emergency department.

Advisor Forum

Case Files Soft tissue sarcoma of the thigh in an adolescent male

Soft tissue sarcoma of the thigh in an adolescent male

A young boy's complaint of a tender mass on his left thigh is diagnosed as osteosarcoma.

Consultations Transurethral resection of bladder tumor

Transurethral resection of bladder tumor

A transurethral resection of bladder tumor allows examination and determination of histology, depth of invasion, and involvement beyond the bladder.

Your Comments Lifestyle modifications vs pharmacologic treatment for patients with diabetes

Lifestyle modifications vs pharmacologic treatment for patients with diabetes

Applying necessary lifestyle changes as well as incorporating pharmaceutical drugs will improve diabetes in patients compared to drugs alone.

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