Oct 2017
Vol. 27
No. 10

Clinical Review


Radiology Review

  • Radiology Review

    Haste Makes Waste

    Reckless driving sends a young woman to your facility intubated, unresponsive, and in respiratory distress. Will a chest radiograph help you set...

Renal Consult

  • Renal Consult

    Do PPIs Pose a Danger to Kidneys?

    The increased sensitivity of troponin testing can make interpretation difficult and stressful. When should you suspect myocardial injury in your...

ECG Challenge

  • ECG Challenge

    Taking One for the Team

    Each year, the student athletes of a local university have an ECG performed to detect potential cardiac abnormalities. This time, it's the coach's...


  • Commentary

    If You Were Surgeon General ...

    In August, Dr. Jerome Adams was confirmed as the 20th Surgeon General of the United States. What should he prescribe for the health of our nation...


  • PURLs

    Depression and Heart Failure? Put Down the SSRI

    Prescribing selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for patients with congestive heart failure and depression may be commonplace, but new research...


  • DermaDiagnosis

    Can’t Quite Put My Finger On It …

    This 70-year-old man has had a lesion on his finger for at least 10 years, but it's growing larger and no treatment has helped. Can you diagnose...