Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 47-year-old woman with bilateral leg swelling

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine

Diagnostic Case - 47 yo woman with leg swelling

Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this free clinical case question. A 47-year-old-woman presents with the complaint of bilateral leg swelling of 2 week’s duration. She states that she had been in good health until about a month ago when she had a sore throat and low- grade fever for a few days. She then felt well until becoming aware … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 24-year-old woman with weakness

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Internal Medicine

Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this free clinical case question. A 24-year-old woman presents with the complaints of general weakness, depression and aching of her large joints for the last few months. These symptoms began insidiously but have become progressively more pronounced over the past few weeks. The aching joints are somewhat relieved by 6-8 acetaminophen per day. She … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 44-year-old woman with leg and ankle pain

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Internal Medicine, Medical News

Bedside Diagnostic Skills Challenge on chest pain

Today’s Bedside Diagnostic Challenge question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Internal Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Paul F. Griner, MD, MACP. Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this review question. A 44-year-old woman presents with the complaint of pain in her lower legs and ankles for the past two months. Her past medical history and review of systems is benign and she … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 37-year-old woman with fever

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Internal Medicine, Medical News

Bedside Diagnostic Skills Challenge on chest pain

Today’s Bedside Diagnostic Challenge question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Internal Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Paul F. Griner, MD, MACP. Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this review question. A 37-year-old woman presents to a local hospital with the complaint of a high fever. She is visiting from another state and has not been ill until the onset of cough and … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 20-year-old college student with chest pain

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Internal Medicine, Medical News

Bedside Diagnostic Skills Challenge on chest pain

Today’s Bedside Diagnostic Challenge question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Internal Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Paul F. Griner, MD, MACP. Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this review question. A 20-year-old college student presents to the student health service with the complaint of chest pain. The patient was in good health until 10 hours ago when he developed sudden sharp chest … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 44-year-old woman with unsteady gait

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Internal Medicine, Medical News

Bedside Diagnostic Skills Challenge on neuropathy

Today’s Bedside Diagnostic Challenge question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Internal Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Paul F. Griner, MD, MACP. Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this review question. A 44-year- old woman presents to the emergency department of her local hospital with a complaint of an unsteady gait for the past 4 weeks. The unsteadiness began as a slight stumbling … Read More

Bedside Diagnostic Challenge – 54-year-old man with fever and lumps on his hands

Paul Griner, MD, MACPBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Internal Medicine, Medical News

bedside diagnostic challenge bacterial endocarditis

Today’s Bedside Diagnostic Challenge question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Internal Medicine Editor-in-Chief, Paul F. Griner, MD, MACP. Test your bedside diagnostic skills with this review question. A 54-year-old man presents to his physician’s office with the complaint of fever of 2 weeks duration. His temperature has varied between 101° F and 103° F. He has had no chills, … Read More

Introducing the Med-Challenger Bedside Diagnostic Challenge Blog Series

Med-ChallengerBedside Diagnostic Challenge, Medical News

Med-Challenger, Bedside Diagnostic Challenger, Bedside Diagnostic Skills, Medical Blog, Medical News

Med-Challenger, the leader in online medical education, has introduced a new clinical blog series written by practicing physician educators aimed at re-establishing and improving physician bedside diagnostic skills. Subscribe to Med-Challenger’s Medical Education blog for free diagnostic case challenges! Subscribe to Med-Challenger’s Medical Education blog for free diagnostic case challenges! Med-Challenger’s new Bedside Diagnostic Challenge blog series is designed to … Read More