All About Gout for Primary Care: Treating Acute Gout
The faster the attack is recognized and treated with medications, the easier it is to control.
All About Gout for Primary Care: The Diagnosis
Clinical presentation, history, and laboratory evaluation can make a diagnosis of gout, but crystal examination is the “gold standard.”
All About Gout for Primary Care
How to regulate “the king of diseases and the disease of kings” is this Patient Care Special Report's domain.
Post-test: Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer for Primary Care
Find out what you've learned after reading this month's Special Report articles on nonmelanoma lesions you may see in primary care practice.
A Painless, Rapidly-growing Nodule in a 74-year-old Woman
The solitary, keratotic lesion has grown quickly over one month. Infection? Neoplasia? What else is in your differential diagnosis?
Actinic Keratosis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Photodamage in Progress
Actinic keratosis and squamous cell carcinoma often are clinically indistinguishable. Get tips on what to look for and how to treat.
Three Suspicious Lesions on an Elderly Woman's Face
An 82-year-old woman presents for evaluation of an ear lesion--and receives a complete skin exam. Can you identify the 3 other lesions found?
8 New Rheumatoid Arthritis Findings
RA symptoms invisible but harmful, mortality increases with RA, plus 6 more highlights from recent RA studies of interest to primary care.
10 Opioid Myths and Facts
Do you know the myths from the facts about opioid analgesics? Click through these 10 statements and find out.
Unexplained Hair Loss in a 4-Year-Old Boy
The diagnosis of trichotillomania seemed certain, despite lack of supporting history. It turned out to be about 50% wrong.
A Female Teen with Swollen Feet
A 10-month history of progressive swelling below the knee makes this 12-year-old's case an ideal stop on the medical mystery tour.
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