This month's quiz includes questions from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program 17 about sepsis.
These cases and commentary, which address dermatology, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
These cases and commentary, which address sickle cell disease, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
CT arteriography is a sensitive test for acute mesenteric ischemia; the procedure can evaluate the mesenteric vessels and also assess for signs of bowel ischemia and rule out other potential causes ... This test is reserved until a more proximal source
Patient cases involving warfarin before cholecystectomy, atrial fibrillation and colonoscopy, and more.
The INR, PT, PTT and bleeding test are not indicated in this patient. ... Abnormal test results often are ignored by clinicians or prove to be false-positive results.
A spontaneous breathing test was halted after 15 minutes because her respiration rate decreased to 5 to 10 breaths per minute.
A stress test demonstrates sustained monomorphic ventricular tachycardia at 201/min at peak exercise.
These cases and commentary, which address neuropathy, are excerpted from ACPâ€™s Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP14).
A 51-year-old woman is hospitalized because of the acute onset of moderately severe, constant upper abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting... and other cases.