May 2019
Vol. 29
No. 5




  • Commentary

    Part 1: A Disturbing Trend

    Today’s older Americans are living longer, healthier, and more active lives than their predecessors did. One consequence? Increasing rates of...

  • Commentary

    Part 2: Why the Increase?

    The burning question is: Why has there been an increase in sexually transmitted infections among older Americans? Here’s some “educated...

  • Commentary

    Part 3: Talkin’ ’bout My Generation

    The majority of older adults in the United States today are from the Baby Boom generation. Are there unique qualities to this group that could be...

Radiology Review

  • Radiology Review

    Give Her a Shoulder to Cry on

    After her car is broadsided by a tractor trailer, an elderly woman complains of right shoulder pain. What does an x-ray reveal?

ECG Challenge

  • ECG Challenge

    Hanging by a Thread

    Even a heart attack wouldn’t stop this 54-year-old man from working. But a rock-climbing injury has knocked him off course. Will your preoperative...

Practice Puzzler

  • Practice Puzzler

    Orthostatic Hypotension

    This clinical puzzle is based on Recognition and Management of Orthostatic Hypotension in Primary Care. Hot Topics in Primary Care 2018....

Medicolegal Issues

  • Medicolegal Issues

    Sometimes You Should Order Another Test

    If the Grim Reaper crowned an Employee of the Month, DVT would win 8 months of the year. Here’s how to protect your patients—and your professional...


Picture This

  • Leaves of Three

    Poison ivy is similar in appearance to several common plants, but the pruritic, erythematous rash it can produce in those who unwittingly make...