Board Review Questions of the Week – Pediculosis Capitis Infection

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Med-Challenger, Question of the Week, Free Board Review Question, Pediculosis Capitis Infection

A 5-year-old girl has been scratching her scalp and complaining of severe itching. She is otherwise healthy, has had no major medical problems, and has no allergies. She is currently an only child, but her mother is pregnant. The girl just started kindergarten 6 weeks ago. The child’s mother also has had an itchy scalp for the past several days, … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Polyhydramnios

Adam WandermanOBGYN Question of the Week, Personal Education, Question of the Week

A 32-year-old primigravida woman presents to you for prenatal care. She is 28 weeks pregnant. You measure her fundal height and note it to be 32 cm. You perform bedside sonography. She has a normal-sized fetus with a maximum vertical pocket of 10 cm. Her laboratory values have thus far been normal, as were the results of an anatomy scan. … Read More

Med-Challenger Content Updates – November 2018

Kelly SeagravesGroup Education & Training, Personal Education

Med-Challenger, November 2018 Medical Education Content Updates, Med-Challenger Updates, Board Review, Medical Education

Take a look at all the clinical education content updates Med-Challenger completed in November of 2018. Med-Challenger’s team of practicing physician educators and medical editors review and update product content daily to ensure we provide the most up-to-date information and review questions in all products at all times. Updates are typically specialty-specific and are applied seamlessly to live course content … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Otologic Disorders

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

Med-Challenger, Free Board Review Questions, Question of the Week, Family Medicine, Family Medicine Board Review, Otologic Disorders, Wallenberg syndrome, EENT, vertigo, Otology

A 48-year-old woman presents to you complaining of persistent vertigo, nausea, vomiting, and nystagmus for the past 10 days but she has not noticed any hearing loss. Examination of her ear shows no pathology, and her Rinne and Weber hearing test results are normal. Neurologic examination reveals horizontal nystagmus that persists despite gaze fixation. What is her most likely diagnosis? … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Venomous Snake Bites

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A 13-year-old boy presents to you with a bite to his fingers after hunting for snakes with his friend (see Figure 1). Figure 1. He was bitten by the snake shown in Figure 2, which is a black-tail rattlesnake. Figure 2. He states that he had immediate pain and the finger has become progressively swollen in the 30 minutes since … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

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Med-Challenger, Free Board Review Questions, Question of the Week, Poryphyria Cutanea Tarda

A 56-year-old former intravenous drug user has a positive hepatitis C antibody during screening. Reflex polymerase chain reaction detected hepatitis C viremia. His physical examination shows lesions suggestive of porphyria cutanea tarda (see Figure). Figure. What initial treatment should be offered to this patient? hydroxychloroquine Every week Med-Challenger, the leader in online medical education, provides FREE board review questions and … Read More

Med-Challenger Content Updates – October 2018

Kelly SeagravesGroup Education & Training, Personal Education

Med-Challenger, October 2018 Medical Education Content Updates, Med-Challenger Updates, Board Review, Medical Education

Take a look at all the clinical education content updates Med-Challenger completed in October of 2018. Med-Challenger’s team of practicing physician educators and medical editors review and update product content daily to ensure we provide the most up-to-date information and review questions in all products at all times. Updates are typically specialty-specific and are applied seamlessly to live course content … Read More

Med-Challenger Halloween Bonus Question (Venomous Animal Injuries)

Kelly SeagravesEM Questions of the Week, Emergency Medicine, Personal Education, Question of the Week

A 45-year-old attending physician presents to your emergency department in California complaining of severe pain in his forearm after being bitten by a spider while clearing out his family shed. He described a brown spider with a somewhat mottled appearance (see Figure) that scurried away after biting him. He states that the pain is severe but is only localized to … Read More

Board Review Questions of the Week – Pediatric Diabetes Mellitus

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Med-Challenger, Free Board Review Questions, Question of the Week, Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Mellitus, Honeymoon phenomenon, diabetic ketoacidosis, insulin therapy

An 8-year-old girl with new-onset diabetes is admitted to the hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). She is treated appropriately; the DKA is resolved, and she is discharged home on long-acting insulin once a day and short-acting insulin with each meal. After 2 weeks on this regimen, she has a hypoglycemic seizure. Which of the following represents a possible explanation for … Read More

2019 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Board Review Live Course – Registration Now Open

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PEMQBook 2019, Med-Challenger

It’s back again for 2019! The #1 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Live Board Review presented by Med-Challenger and PEMQBook will be held January 25-27, 2019 at the Hilton Anatole – Dallas, TX. Registration is open now through showtime – or when all seats are taken. Once you register, follow up information will be sent to you regarding your online account and … Read More