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Fast Five Quizzes

  • Myasthenia gravis is a relatively rare autoimmune disorder that can result in weakness that leads to neuromuscular respiratory failure. Test yourself on key aspects with our short quiz.
  • Are you familiar with key similarities and differences between irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease? Refresh and test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Ranging from benign to potentially quite serious, summer skin conditions are frequent causes of concern for patients. Test your knowledge of some notable seasonal problems with this quick quiz.
  • Left untreated, peripheral artery disease may result in gangrene and amputation. How much do you know about key aspects of presentation, workup, and treatment? Test yourself with this quick quiz.

Case Challenges

  • A 64-year-old woman presents because of shortness of breath while at rest, nonproductive cough, and lower extremity swelling. Can you determine the unusual cause of her symptoms?


  • From Ebola to yellow fever, rising global travel is increasing travelers' exposure to severe and life-threatening disorders. Can you identify and manage the following infectious travel diseases?
  • Although urologic emergencies are relatively uncommon, prompt diagnosis and management are essential to prevent serious complications. Do you know how to recognize and best treat these 12 emergent urologic conditions?
  • Treating venomous spider bites requires knowledge of the involved species. Test your know-how and learn management steps specific to each spider.
  • Thyroid cancer is the most common malignancy of the endocrine system, and the eleventh most common cancer in the United States. How familiar are you with its management?

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  • Medscape Residents Salary & Debt Report 2018 More than 1900 residents from over 29 specialties reveal their salary; debts; relationships with attendings, nurses, and PAs; and other intriguing information.

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