Overuse Syndrome or Septic Joint? – Clinical Patient Case of the Week

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Overuse syndrome or Septic Joint, Overuse Syndromes, Tendinopathy and Bursitis - Clinical Patient Case of the Week

Overuse Syndrome or Septic Joint? – Clinical Patient Case of the WeekTry this free Overuse Syndrome Case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.This vascular disorders of the eye case comes from our Emergency Medicine course, part of Med-Challenger’s library of board exam review and CME question banks. For more free clinical knowledge review questions, subscribe to the Med-Challenger Medical Education Blog. Try this … Read More

Thrombectomy in Patients with Large Ischemic Strokes – Guidelines Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Thrombectomy in Patients with Large Ischemic Strokes - Study Findings

Thrombectomy in Patients with Large Ischemic Strokes – Guideline Knowledge CheckAndrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEM examines newly released data addressing the use of thrombectomy in patients with large ischemic stroke.In 2019, the American Heart Association (AHA) published stroke guidelines that, mostly due to a lack of data, did not recommend thrombectomy in patients with very large ischemic strokes. This data … Read More

Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments – Guidelines Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

New Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments - Guideline Knowledge Check

New Outpatient COVID-19 Treatments – Guideline Knowledge CheckAndrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEM examines newly updated COVID-19 recommendations from the NIH and IDSA addressing the omicron variant and two newly authorized oral antiviral treatments for ambulatory patients with COVID-19. In January / February 2022, both the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) updated their COVID-19 … Read More

Sepsis Syndromes Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

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Sepsis Syndromes CME Quiz

Sepsis Syndromes Board Review Questions: Free CME QuizSepsis Syndromes CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis week’s Med-Challenger free CME quiz – Sepsis Syndromes – the quick quiz covers the definition of sepsis and septic shock; the recommended sepsis screening tools according to the 2021 SSC guidelines as compared to the 2016 guidelines; the 2021 SSC recommendation (and if/how … Read More

Unrecognized Driver of Severe COVID-19? – Study Findings

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Unrecognized Backseat Driver of Severe COVID-19 Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Study Findings

Unrecognized Driver of Severe COVID-19? – Study Findings Q&A CaseTry this free COVID-19 Case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.In December 2021, an interesting article was published that explored the scientific plausibility of a possibly under-recognized contributor to severe COVID-19. What is this trigger (which is easily tested for in the emergency department)? For more free clinical knowledge review cases, subscribe to the … Read More

COVID-19 in Pregnancy Board Review Questions, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

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QQ220113 COVID-19 During Pregnancy CME Quiz

COVID-19 During Pregnancy Board Review Questions: Free CME QuizCOVID-19 During Pregnancy CME Quiz courtesy of Med-Challenger Online Medical EducationThis week’s Med-Challenger free CME quiz – COVID-19 During Pregnancy – the quick quiz covers the disease COVID-19 severity categories in pregnant patients, inpatient monitoring of pregnant patients with COVID-19, the indications for ICU admission of a pregnant patient with COVID-19, the … Read More

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Infant with Localized Rash – Clinical Patient Case of the Week

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Infant with Localized Rash - Clinical Patient Case of the Week

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Infant with Localized Rash – Clinical Patient Case of the WeekTry this free pediatric emergency medicine patient case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.This week’s clinical patient case Q&A involves an infant with localized rash.  The patient case comes from Med-Challenger’s library of board exam review and CME question banks. For more free clinical knowledge review questions, subscribe to … Read More

Eye Pharmacology, Foreign Body Sensation and Decreased Vision in Eye – Clinical Patient Case of the Week

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMClinical Pearls, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Eye Pharmacology, Foreign Body Sensation and Decreased Vision - Clinical Patient Case of the Week

Eye Pharmacology, Foreign Body Sensation and Decreased Vision in Eye – Clinical Patient Case of the WeekTry this free eye pharmacology patient case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.This week’s clinical patient case Q&A involves wound managment.  The patient case comes from Med-Challenger’s library of board exam review and CME question banks. For more free clinical knowledge review questions, subscribe to the … Read More

Missed Pediatric Appendicitis Cases and Common Misleading History and Findings – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Missed Pediatric Appendicitis Cases - Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap 0

Missed Pediatric Appendicitis Cases – Closing Clinical Knowledge GapsBeware these misleading history and physical findings that can lead to missed pediatric appendicitis cases.In August 2021, a study was published that searched for – and found – a cluster of misleading history and physical findings that are shared among pediatric cases of missed appendicitis. We detail the common causes of these … Read More

Disseminated Gonococcal Infection (DGI) Guidelines – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

2021 disseminated gonococcal infection (DGI) Guidelines

Disseminated Gonococcal Infection Guidelines – Clinical Knowledge GapsWhat You Might Not Know About DGI Treatment GuidelinesIn July 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) published their updated guidelines on the management of sexually transmitted diseases including guidelines for disseminated gonococcal infection. How did the recommendations for treating disseminated gonorrhea change in July 2021?Try this disseminated gonococcal infection case … Read More