Nov 2017
Vol. 27
No. 11



  • Commentary

    The Tempest Within

    Hurricanes have taken a toll on many US communities this season. But what comes after the storm—the emotional aftermath—can be equally troublesome...


  • PURLs

    When to “CAP” Off Pneumonia Treatment

    Let's be frank: Practitioners often ignore guidelines recommending a five-day course of antibiotics for hospitalized patients with community-...


  • DermaDiagnosis

    Scratching the Surface of the Problem

    The itchy lesions on this 61-year-old woman's trunk have persisted for at least 15 years. She's consulted an array of specialists and primary care...

ECG Challenge

  • ECG Challenge

    From 5K to … the End of the Driveway

    This 74-year-old man used to walk three miles a day, but now shortness of breath forces him to stop before he can reach the end of his driveway....

Endocrine Consult

  • Endocrine Consult

    Insulin Pump Therapy: Who, Why, and How

    Diabetes management is moving beyond metformin, thanks to new and advancing technology. Here's your guide to insulin pumps: what they do, who...

Radiology Review

  • Radiology Review

    Birthdays, Booze, and … Broken Bones?

    After having a few too many at a birthday celebration, a 60-year-old man is brought to your facility due to decreased consciousness. He complains...

Picture This

  • Picture This

    Tick, Tick, Boom

    When autumn colors burn bright, we head to the mountains for our nature "fix," foliage pics, and ... encounters with ticks. Their bites can erupt...

Clinical Review