Pearls

Nutrition
Nutrition
05/24/2022
Your patient is a 59-year-old man with a family history of stroke. He asks you if there are small changes he can make to his diet to decrease his risk of stroke.
05/24/2022
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
Excercise
Excercise
05/17/2022
Your patient is a 46-year-old woman who works her full-time job from home on her computer. She asks you to help her set healthy goals to be less sedentary.
05/17/2022
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
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular disease
05/10/2022
Your patient is a 51-year-old man with a family history of cardiovascular disease and cancer. He asks you if his diet increases the likelihood that he will die from one of those diseases.
05/10/2022
HIPAA
HIPAA
05/05/2022
A private practice did not provide a patient with a complete copy of the patient’s medical records. Instead, the practice relied on a state regulation that permitted giving a summary of the medical records....
05/05/2022
Cardiovascular disease
Cardiovascular disease
05/03/2022
Your patient is a 57-year-old woman with a history of heart disease. She asks you if eating more fish in her diet will impact her heart health.
05/03/2022
Prostate cancer
Prostate cancer
04/28/2022
One day, Mr G, aged 56 years, came in reporting abnormal urination and back pain. Dr P ordered a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, the results of which were 10.96 ng/mL. Based on the results, the...
04/28/2022
heart disease
heart disease
04/26/2022
Your patient is a 46-year-old woman who is concerned about her risk of developing heart disease. She eats a typical American diet and doesn’t eat many fruits or vegetables. She asks if there are any simple...
04/26/2022
Legal Medicine
Legal Medicine
04/21/2022
One day, an 89-year-old woman was brought in from the nursing home where she was residing.
04/21/2022