Sep 2018
Vol. 28
No. 9


  • PURLs

    The (Sterile) Gloves Are Coming Off

    Cutting costs? Opting for nonsterile procedural gloves more often can provide monetary benefits without sacrificing patient safety.

ECG Challenge

  • ECG Challenge

    No Walk in the Park

    After being found unresponsive in a park, a 47-year-old man is transported to your facility—and you recognize him as a patient who left against...

Radiology Review

  • Radiology Review

    Taking a Stab in the Dark

    A colleague asks you to supervise his student, who is stapling a laceration. But when you inquire about the patient’s history, the story takes a...

MS Consult

  • MS Consult

    Identifying and Managing MS Relapse

    MS relapse can have a significant impact on patients’ short- and long-term function, quality of life, and finances. Here’s what to look for—and...



  • Commentary

    HPV: Changing the Statistics

    Each and every cancer diagnosis yields a devastating statistic for the person affected. But with HPV-related cancers on the rise, our editorialist...

Grand Rounds


  • Tag! (That’s Not It)

    This 58-year-old man has tried everything to get rid of the persistent rash on his neck—including removing the tags from his shirts. Nothing has...