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MKSAP Quiz: Abrupt episode of syncope | ACP Internist

A 40-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for syncope. He was attending a baseball game when he experienced a witnessed, abrupt episode of syncope while seated. He did not experience any prodromal symptoms. Following a physical exam,

What's new in syncope guidelines : ACP Internist

The Europeans have published a thorough guideline for syncope. I have not had time to absorb the entire guideline. It is dense but seems ver...

QD: News Every Day--Stifling laughter safest for those who faint from it : ACP Internist

Laughter is the best medicine, and now, here's the best medicine to treat laughter. Fainting from laughter happens, albeit rarely, and is pr...

This post will not teach you about syncope : ACP Internist

I assume that the packed house of internists learned a lot from this morning's session on syncope, but since medical-writer school doesn't i...

Diagnosing dizziness : ACP Internist

Dizziness has been a chief complaint that up until recently I've had difficulty with. We've been taught, and teach to others, that there is ...

Things that bug me about ordering orthostatic blood pressure rather than doing it oneself : ACP Internist

This happens too often in my opinion. A patient comes to the emergency department after a syncopal episode. The next day on rounds, the inte...

Doctor shortage isn't going away : ACP Internist

Making doctors brings to mind the aphorism about making sausage: We may like the result but the process is not for the faint-of-heart. Maybe...

Of PCPs and THC : ACP Internist

The drug test came back abnormal. There was THC present. I walked back to Mrs. Johnson and raised my eyebrows. “What's wrong?” she asked, no...

What is 'brain dead,' anyway? : ACP Internist

You may now be familiar with the very sad case of Marlise Munoz, who lies “brain dead” in a Texas hospital. Or, like many people, you may ha...

How expertise dies: of character, credentials, and crap : ACP Internist

Perhaps no topic better illustrates the enormous gap between knowledge and ignorance, and its profound importance to the ambient understandi...

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