Cases That Test Your Skills

Cases That Test Your Skills

Steroid abuse: a ‘hidden’ health hazard

Excessive anabolic steroid use has been a hard habit to break for Mr. A, despite resultant legal, physical, and mental problems. Keeping such...

Cases That Test Your Skills

Steroid abuse: a ‘hidden’ health hazard

Excessive anabolic steroid use has been a hard habit to break for Mr. A, despite resultant legal, physical, and mental problems. Keeping such...

Cases That Test Your Skills

When culture complicates treatment

Mr. V, a Laotian refugee, will not consent to post-amputation wound closure, which would prevent further infection and limb loss. The challenge:...

Cases That Test Your Skills

A showdown with severe social phobia

Fears of interacting with other people were taking an ever-increasing toll on Mr. I. Drawing from a small but growing body of evidence, these...

Cases That Test Your Skills

The patient who couldn’t stop vomiting

Persistent vomiting severely compromised Ms. M’s quality of life. Through her four hospitalizations and the loss of 50 lbs across 5 months,...

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