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MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for confusion

A 63-year-old man is evaluated in the ED for confusion. He recently visited an urgent care center for symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection and was prescribed codeine-guaifenesin. Following a physical exam and administration of naloxone, what is the most likely cause of this patient's adverse drug reaction?
6 Dec 2022

MKSAP Quiz: 1-month history of progressive rash

A 22-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-month history of progressive rash on the face, chest, and arms following sun exposure. She also has experienced wrist arthralgia and malaise for the past 2 weeks. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 May 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Oral dryness without ocular dryness

A 57-year-old woman is evaluated for fatigue, generalized achiness, and oral dryness without ocular dryness. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely cause of this patient's oral dryness?
8 Nov 2022

Control is the key in rheumatoid arthritis

To control symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, new guidelines are encouraging internists to act sooner and more definitively combatting the course of the disease. Also, disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs are playing a bigger role in controlling symptoms.
1 Apr 2016

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for systemic lupus erythematosus

A 30-year-old woman is seen in follow-up. She was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus 12 years ago. She was treated for lupus nephritis, which is now quiescent. What health risk assessment should be performed now?
5 Apr 2022

Cancer, cardiovascular risks assessed at rheumatology meeting

A summary of approvals, recalls and a record number of deaths and serious injuries reported.
1 Jan 2009

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up visit for rheumatoid arthritis

A 58-year-old man is evaluated at a follow-up visit. He has had rheumatoid arthritis for 5 years. Increasing morning stiffness, fatigue, increasing joint pain, and swelling of small hand joints have developed in the past 6 months. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most appropriate treatment?
16 Aug 2022

New gout guidelines and 'treat to target'

Guidelines by ACP and by rheumatology societies disagree on the treat-to-target approach to therapy.
1 Apr 2017

Most specialty e-consults appropriate, reduced in-person visits in one health system

A study found that about 70% of electronic consultations to five high-volume specialties were appropriate, ranging from 61% for rheumatology to 78% for psychiatry.
14 Apr 2020


ACP remembers College leaders.
1 Jan 2022

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