July 22, 2021

Infections of the Hand and Fingers: Common is good but, Unusual is interesting

Infections of the hand and fingers are common medical problems that are seen in a variety of medical facilities. Like most things in medicine, we see […]
June 17, 2021

Resources to recommend to a parent after making the diagnosis of ADHD

Noah is a second grader who you recently diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) combined type. His parents are involved and concerned about their son’s diagnosis. They […]
June 4, 2021


Abstract  Subungual hematomas can be a painful injury involving either the fingers or toes. Recognition of nailbed lacerations accompanying subungual hematomas is a diagnostic necessity. Treatment […]
May 18, 2021

How Not To Kill Your Young Patient with Afib

This 19-year-old male presented to the ER feeling like his heart was going to “come out of his chest.” He has mild chest pain and mild […]
May 14, 2021

Women’s Health Week May 9-16, 2021

While it may seem that every week is dedicated to something in healthcare, Mother’s Day kicks off Women’s Health Week. Women’s Health Week recognizes the importance […]
April 20, 2021

How much weight should we place on weight?

Vital signs are one of the most important physical exam components that we are taught during our healthcare training, and in all seriousness, by insurance companies […]
February 25, 2021

He’s Young; it CAN’T be a STEMI!

This is a 38-year-old male presents to the ER for non -exertional chest pain. He was doing bench presses when it started. He is well appearing. […]
February 25, 2021

The Fussy Infant

Background  During the first three months of life, neonates cry more than any other time in infancy and childhood. During the first six weeks of life, […]
February 25, 2021

“I’m going crazy”: Signs of the Menopausal Transition

Your female patient comes in complaining of anxiety, body aches, hair falling out, heavy or irregular periods, weight gain, moodiness, not being able to fall asleep […]
February 25, 2021

How Much Should I Worry About This EKG?

It’s a Friday at 4:30 pm, and your patient says the classic “Oh by the way…”, followed by a chief complaint of left shoulder pain. He […]