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What’s the Take Home?
What’s the Take Home?
12/11/2022
A 22-year-old woman presents to urgent care with a 2-day history of progressive abdominal discomfort. She first noticed the vague onset of generalized abdominal discomfort and anorexia. This was not...
12/11/2022
Case In Point
Case In Point
11/27/2022
A 26-year-old incarcerated man presented to the emergency department with a complication of osteomyelitis of the left ischium, which had been diagnosed previously.
11/27/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/22/2022
The authors report the case of a 23-year-old woman with 2 hospitalizations for anemia requiring transfusions. Workup revealed a large submucosal mass that later was found to be a gastrointestinal stromal...
11/22/2022

Interactive Features

Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
07/31/2022
Many orthopedic surgeons have debated the benefits and harms of tourniquet use during total knee arthroplasties. Do you use this technique when performing this surgery? Let us know by taking our latest...
07/31/2022
Pregnancy
Pregnancy
07/30/2022
In your experience, how has the rate of cesarean section deliveries and associated complications changed in recent years? Let us know by taking our poll!
07/30/2022
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
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
05/19/2022
A 1990 Florida law prevents anyone over aged 25 years from suing physicians for pain and suffering claims in malpractice lawsuits over the death of an unmarried parent. The law also prevents parents of...
05/19/2022
anal fissure
anal fissure
05/12/2022
A man was injured during a robot-assisted prostate surgery. The plaintiff alleged that the physician did not properly repair the tear, leading to a rectourethral fistula, requiring surgery, a temporary...
05/12/2022

Clinical Insights

Uterine Fibroids
Regina Goulder
Uterine Fibroids
surgery
surgery
09/27/2022
Jonathon O. Russell, MD, answers our questions about his new study, which found that magnesium disorders may be a modifiable target in reducing the incidence of hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy.
09/27/2022
Surgical Procedures
Afshin Assadian, MD
Surgical Procedures
surgery
surgery
08/14/2022
In this Q&A, Manuel Castillo-Angeles, MD, MPH, postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital discusses the results of a recent study on the effects...
08/14/2022