Know Your Guidelines – Osteoporosis

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMGuideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News

Internal Medicine Guidelines Knowledge Check on Osteoporosis

Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Internal Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Paul F. Griner, MD, MACP. Based on the 2017 recommendations of the clinical guidelines committee of the American College of Physicians (ACP) …… is estrogen now more strongly recommended for treating post-menopausal osteoporosis as … Read More

Know Your Guidelines – Atrial Fibrillation

Paul Griner, MD, MACPGuideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News

internal-medicine-guidelines-knowledge-check atrial fibrillation

Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Internal Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Paul F. Griner, MD, MACP. Based on the Just Published Recommendations of the American College of Chest Physicians …For patients with atrial fibrillation, has the recommended stroke risk-stratification tool changed since the 2014 American … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Gout

Adam WandermanFM Question of the Week, PA Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week, SPEX Question of the Week

Free board review question of the week on gout

This week’s free board review question…A 59-year-old man who is being treated for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and obesity has experienced 3 gout attacks in the past year. His uric acid level is 9.2 mg/dL (normal range, 3.0-6.5 mg/dL). He recently completed nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) therapy for an acute attack and has been asymptomatic for 3 weeks. You decide to start … Read More