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Join Michael Hochman, MD, MPH, for the second episode of Updates in Slow Medicine. This installment discusses results from a recent study that raises the possibility that a popular, lucrative procedure for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) may be substantially over-utilized. Please click here to...
A healthy 25-year-old female presented for evaluation of an asymptomatic eruption on both lower legs of 1 to 2 months duration. There is no history of trauma. She has been on the same birth control pill for the last 5 years. She gives no history of cold intolerance or sensitivity. She works as a bank teller. See the full case...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Briscoe KR, Roussos-Ross D. pruritic papules complicated by preeclampsia [published online October 22, 2019]. Consultant360. Figure 1 [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 24-year-old nulliparous woman initially presented to a prenatal clinic at 24...
During this holiday season it's all about the family, enjoy the tale of a simple truck driver who gets involved with a ruff crowd...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Sampson MM, Sankar D, Gibbs J, Klinkova O, Greene JN. A pruritic rash in a cancer patient [published online October 9, 2019]. Consultant360. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 78-year-old man was admitted to the hospital after receiving a new...
As you get ready to roast your turkeys, spend time with your families, and enjoy your tryptophan naps, remember that Thanksgiving is about much more than good food, great company, and much-needed rest. There’s also football, parade balloons, and now shopping after 6pm! Happy Thanksgiving from our family...
[case_player][/case_player] A study conducted in Arizona by the Mayo Ciinic found reason to suspect that vaping is consistently associated with serious lung damage. Vaping causes a “severe chemical injury” not seen in tobacco or cannabis smokers, said researcher Brandon Larsen, MD, PhD, who helped...
Join Michael Hochman, MD, MPH, for the first episode of Updates in Slow Medicine. This installment features a brief examination of recent research regarding non-specific clinical tests and their influence on antibiotic prescribing. Please click here to read the full Updates in Slow Medicine...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Figures 1 & 2Leung AKC, Lam JM, Leong KF. Consultant. 2019;59(10):311-312. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 2-year-old previously healthy girl presented to the pediatric dermatology clinic with recalcitrant diaper dermatitis for 6 months despite...
[case_player][/case_player] The common carp, a fish species that is invasive in the US Midwest, may have finally met its match. Scientists with the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center recently developed a means of genetic “birth control” to reduce their numbers. Carp with key genetic...