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Case Files Postobstruction diuresis

Postobstruction diuresis

Mr J was an 89-year-old man with a long history of problems voiding due to increasing benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Most Memorable Patient Celebrating life at the end of life

Celebrating life at the end of life

We walked the tightrope daily trying to keep her comfortable

Your Comments LARC implant dimensions

LARC implant dimensions

In a comment by a reader, Nexplanon implant dimensions are not 4 cm x 2 cm.

Case Files Fever, chills, and nausea after beginning long-acting reversible contraception

Fever, chills, and nausea after beginning long-acting reversible contraception

During presentation to the emergency department, she was found to have a white blood cell count of 18,000 with a left shift, urinalysis positive for leukocytes and nitrites.

Most Memorable Patient A patient with a bone marrow transplant shows how short and precious life is

A patient with a bone marrow transplant shows how short and precious life is

I will never forget the intent of his teaching as he knew the prognosis was grim for him.

Your Comments Cutaneous leishmaniasis: A potential treatment option

Cutaneous leishmaniasis: A potential treatment option

This is a disease that will affect clinicians in the southwest US and eventually the entire country as climate warming progresses.

Case Files Wilms tumor in a child

Wilms tumor in a child

A 2-year-old boy was having worsening daily episodes of explosive diarrhea. He had no fevers, and his appetite and diet were unchanged.

Case Files A man with sneezing fits

A man with sneezing fits

There was no warning, he had no allergies, and they were not associated with any cold symptoms or other conditions.

Clinical Pearls Relief for orthostatic hypotension

Relief for orthostatic hypotension

Patients on particular medications, or with certain underlying medical conditions, may experience orthostatic hypotension when arising from bed or a chair.

Most Memorable Patient Neck and chest pain in a student

Neck and chest pain in a student

A PA reflects on a time when a patient complained of left-sided neck pain and was diagnosed with a 12-cm mass.

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