Jun 2012
Vol. 22
No. 6


  • Commentary

    Immunized or Imperiled

    The recent outbreak of pertussis in Washington State has generated a flurry of articles and editorials about vaccination and discussion regarding...

  • Commentary

    God's Tattoos

    An experienced dermatology provider explains how his differential has broadened, thanks to one patient’s unique outlook, writing, "I try to keep...

Medicolegal Issues

  • Medicolegal Issues

    Eardrum Perforated During Attempted Bug Removal

    David M. Lang discusses how a health care providers may view foreign body removal as a "personal challenge," as well as the consequences of...

Clinical Review


  • funDERMentals

    Ear lesion suspicious for melanoma?

    An 80-year-old man with a suspicious-looking lesion on his ear is brought in by his family for evaluation. Are they right to be concerned about...


ECG Challenge

Radiology Review

  • Radiology Review

    Severe Pain Following Car Crash

    A 15-year-old girl is brought to your facility following a motor vehicle crash. She was a restrained back seat passenger in a vehicle that was...

Also In This Issue

  • Article

    Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes

    This month, Department Editor Scott Urquhart, PA-C, DFAAPA, turns the tables by posing a question himself: Why don’t health care providers promote...