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What's The Take Home?
What's The Take Home?
02/03/2023

Ronald N. Rubin, MD1,2 —Series Editor

Ronald N. Rubin, MD1,2 —Series Editor
A 70-year-old man presents with lower back pain, bilateral buttock pain, and a sensation of bilateral leg weakness, most notably in the right ankle and foot.
02/03/2023
Case In Point
Case In Point
01/28/2023
A 77-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with shortness of breath. She had a medical history significant for COPD, CAD, myocardial infarction status after coronary artery bypass grafting,...
01/28/2023

Interactive Features

End of life care
End of life care
01/26/2023
An 81-year-old nursing home resident was brought to the emergency department of the local hospital due to shortness of breath. He had a long list of serious conditions, including a recent intracranial...
01/26/2023
treatment outcomes
elderly patient
treatment outcomes
Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
12/16/2022
A 62-year-old man presented to the clinic with an enlarging lesion on his left shin. The lesion had progressively grown in size and, in the last few weeks, has been associated with a yellowish discharge,...
12/16/2022
COPD
COPD
12/06/2022
See if you know the effect COPD has on the natural decline in lung function by answering this question.
12/06/2022
Geriatrics
Geriatrics
08/03/2021
Paula is a 51-year-old woman whose diet includes 2 to 3 sugar sweetened beverages per day. She knows sweetened beverages aren’t good for her and asks you what kind of impact this could have on her health. ...
08/03/2021

Clinical Insights

Management
Dr Madhav Thambisetty
Management
Geriatrics
Deborah Dowd RDH, MS
Geriatrics
hearing loss
hearing loss
11/28/2022
In this Q and A, Rebecca Sherman, AuD, answers our questions on the importance of monitoring hearing as a patient gets older, how hearing loss affects the brain, and the link between untreated hearing loss...
11/28/2022
disease development
Adam Faye
disease development
Podcast
Dr Jeffrey Kwong
Podcast
10/06/2022
10/06/2022