Case in Point
Case in Point
04/12/2022
A 38-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with a comminuted right intertrochanteric hip fracture after a minor fall. After open reduction and internal fixation of the right hip, the patient was found...
04/12/2022
Photo Quiz
Photo Quiz
03/17/2022
A 20-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 3- to 4-week history of worsening dyspnea upon exertion, lower extremity edema, weakness, anorexia, and vomiting.
03/17/2022
What's Your Diagnosis?
What's Your Diagnosis?
03/09/2022
A 51-year-old woman was hospitalized with sepsis secondary to tubo-ovarian abscess. She received intravenous ampicillin-sulbactam and underwent percutaneous drainage. Intravenous ciprofloxacin was added to...
03/09/2022
Case In Point
Case In Point
01/25/2022
Valacyclovir is generally well-tolerated; however, several reports of neurotoxicity have been described in patients with and without underlying renal impairment. Despite these reports, valacyclovir-induced...
01/25/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
11/30/2021
A 4-year-old boy with a history of chronic kidney disease presented with a 4-hour history of sudden onset of pain in his right lower quadrant, which was associated with anorexia and fatigue.
11/30/2021
What's the Take Home?
What's the Take Home?
09/14/2021
A 67-year-old man presented to the office for a general medical examination. He had no new or significant symptoms to report. Of particular interest, 16 years ago, abdominal ultrasonography for...
09/14/2021
Kidney Health
Kidney Health
03/04/2021
A 33-year-old man presented to our emergency department after a few hours of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea associated with left lower quadrant abdominal discomfort.
03/04/2021
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
10/06/2017

Ursula C. Brewster, MD

Ursula C. Brewster, MD
An 87-year-old man presented with a gradual onset of increased abdominal girth of 1 year’s duration. He reported that the associated symptoms had progressed to constant abdominal pain, fatigue, and...
10/06/2017
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease
02/15/2017
Nearly 25% of patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease will at some point need emergency hemodialysis to treat hyperkalemia, a common comorbidity.
02/15/2017
Top Papers Of The Month
Top Papers Of The Month
07/22/2015
James Matera, DO, writes about 3 top papers you may have missed in June 2021, including research on patients with acute kidney injury and receiving dialysis, management for patients receiving maintenance...
07/22/2015