A 59-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-month history of worsening dry cough. He has no other symptoms. Following a physical exam, CT scan of the chest, and other procedures, what is the most appropriate treatment?
19 Dec 2023
A 23-year-old man is evaluated for cough, rhinorrhea, and wheezing of 3 weeks' duration. He has no fevers, chills, or chest pain and no history of asthma or allergies. He is a pastry chef and notes that his symptoms improve on nonworking weekends. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most likely diagnosis?
2 Jan 2024
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1 Oct 2008
A 49-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-year history of slowly worsening bilateral lower extremity weakness, fatigue, and numbness in the hands and is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis after a physical exam and further testing. What best describes the status of this patient's disease?
12 Dec 2023
A 48-year-old woman is evaluated during a routine examination. She reports that her last menstrual period was more than 12 months ago. She states she has occasional hot flushes. Following a physical exam and pregnancy test, what is the most appropriate management?
28 Nov 2023
A 32-year-old man comes to the office after being told at a health fair screening that he had blood in his urine.
1 Feb 2009
A 64-year-old man is evaluated following a recent diagnosis of multiple myeloma. Chemotherapy is planned to begin in 14 days. Which prophylactic therapy is indicated today?
5 Dec 2023
An 87-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-year history of bothersome insomnia. She reports taking up to 2 hours to fall asleep. She also feels that her sleep is less refreshing. What is the most appropriate treatment?
21 Nov 2023
A 25-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-month history of fatigue, joint pain, sun sensitivity, and pleuritic chest pain. Medications are an oral contraceptive pill and as-needed naproxen. Following a physical exam and other lab results, what is the most appropriate test?
1 Jan 2024
A 26-year-old woman is evaluated for a 4-week history of intermittent bright red blood per rectum and the feeling of incomplete evacuation. She has loose and blood-streaked bowel movements four or five times daily. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and colonoscopy, what is the most appropriate treatment?
14 Nov 2023