Internal Medicine

standardized patient

Family Meeting Gone Awry: Patient Makes Medical Team DNR

KNOXVILLE, TN – In a palliative care-run family meeting that has gone completely awry, ...

gout

Man Hospitalized for Gout Flare After Just Thinking About Steak

ATLANTA, GA – A massive sign that his gout is poorly controlled, area 56-year-old ...

zika virus

Weakened HIV No Longer Worthy of Own Chapter in Medical Textbook

BETHESDA, MD—HIV, the AIDS-causing single-stranded RNA retrovirus that was once universally feared, has become ...

elderly patient

Elderly Man Admitted with MI Requests Pediatrics Consult

ORLANDO, FL—Bobby Kidman, an elderly man admitted to the hospital today with a suspected ...

hospitalist

Hospitalist Program Offers 7-Years-On/7-Years-Off Schedule

PHOENIX, AZ—Many hospitalist programs around the country follow a 7-on/7-off model where clinicians work ...

fellow on rounds

Cardiac Cath Clearance: A Rant from the Renal Fellow

Thank you very much for this very interesting consult for clearance for cardiac catheterization ...