Pearls

Diet
Diet
06/28/2022
Paul is a 46-year-old man who has been struggling to lose weight for several years. He has tried several fad diets, including keto, paleo, and Atkins, but has been discouraged to find that after initial...
06/28/2022
Deep vein thrombosis
Deep vein thrombosis
06/23/2022
A 31-year-old single mother visited her primary care physician due to pain in her ankle and calf. The next day she underwent an x-ray of the ankle and a Doppler ultrasound of her calf and was told to call...
06/23/2022
Cardiovascular Risk
Cardiovascular Risk
06/21/2022
Your patient is a 36-year-old man who wants to improve his cardiovascular health. He tells you that a large proportion of his diet consists of grains, but he rarely opts for the whole grain option.
06/21/2022
Neurological disorders
Neurological disorders
06/16/2022
A child, who was born extremely preterm (less than 28 weeks gestation), presents with his parents for his 2-year wellness check. His parents are concerned about his neurodevelopmental growth and ask about...
06/16/2022
Fractures
Fractures
06/14/2022
Your patient is a 72-year-old woman concerned about her risk of hip fracture. She tells you that as a child, she often drank 2 to 3 glasses of milk a day, but drinks far less now. She asks if she should...
06/14/2022
radiology
radiology
06/09/2022
A 41-year-old man went to his local hospital for an MRI with gadolinium to improve contrast. A radiology technologist was tending to the patient in the radiology room when she realized that he was having an...
06/09/2022
Exercise
Exercise
06/07/2022
A 55-year-old man is concerned that he isn’t getting enough daily activity. He currently jogs to make sure that he reaches at least 8000 steps a day, but says he feels like he needs to be doing more to...
06/07/2022
Gastroenterology
Gastroenterology
06/02/2022
An imaging report revealed that a 56-year-old man had a gas distended transverse. Based on the x-ray results and the clinical picture, the physician suspected that he had an early infection of the...
06/02/2022
Obesity
Obesity
05/31/2022
Your patient is a 36-year-old woman with obesity. She asks you if getting more sleep could help her lose weight in addition to increasing physical activity and improving her diet.
05/31/2022
Lung Infections
Lung Infections
05/26/2022
A 6-year-old girl presents with fever and respiratory symptoms. Imaging results are consistent with pneumonia.
05/26/2022