Dec 2017
Vol. 27
No. 12


  • Commentary

    ¿No hablás español? Help Is Here

    The number of patients with limited English proficiency is on the rise throughout English-speaking countries. Translation assistance is available...

  • Commentary

    Which Is Junk: The Aspartame, or the Science?

    Marie-Eileen Onieal’s September editorial on aspartame hit a sweet spot for some, while others puckered in distaste. So, is it fake food or fake...

  • Commentary

    Keeping Up With the … Clinicians?

    In this digital era, checking social media has become routine for many—patients included. In fact, patients prefer communicating with clinicians...

  • Commentary

    Job Satisfaction

    Are you, the NPs and PAs of 2017, proud of your profession? We polled 900 US clinicians in our second annual job satisfaction survey. Here are...


Medicolegal Issues

MS Consult

  • MS Consult

    Bladder Complications in MS

    When does weakness in MS signify more than just ... well, weakness? And what if suspected MS really isn't MS at all? Here's what you need to know...


  • CE/CME

    December 2017: Click for Credit

    Topics include: Recurrent strep throat • Motivational pharmacotherapy for minority patients with depression • Revised Bethesda System thyroid...

ECG Challenge

  • ECG Challenge

    A (Not So) Humerus Situation

    A 44-year-old man suspects that he fractured his humerus from a fall. His arm is the primary complaint, but how's his heart handling the weight?...


  • DermaDiagnosis

    Even Grandma Can’t Cure This

    This 16-year-old girl has had an itchy rash on her calf for weeks. She's tried several different remedies—including Grandma's "family recipe"—but...

Radiology Review

  • Radiology Review

    When the Fix Fails

    A 60-year-old woman suddenly collapses and becomes unresponsive. After being stabilized, she is transferred to your facility. See what a...