2012 Clinical Case Studies
Each month, a case and a series of questions can be emailed to interested individuals 4-6 weeks in advance of publication. The published version will include a discussion of the case, important points to remember, and comments from 1-2 experts in the field. We urge you to share and discuss these with your trainees each month.
Prescription Compliance or Illicit Designer Drug Abuse?
Fatal Electrolyte Abnormalities Following Enema Administration
A 77-Year-Old Man with a Prolonged Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
Sudden Onset of Severe Anemia in a Patient with Cystic Fibrosis
A Man with Abdominal Pain: Enough Evidence for Surgery?
A 24-Year-Old Man with Previously Diagnosed Hemophilia
Persistent Hemolysis in a Patient with Pancreatitis
A 54-Year-Old Diabetic Man with Low Serum Cholesterol
Pleural Effusion in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma
A Patient with Prolonged Paralysis
A 14-Year-Old Boy with Chronic Cyanosis, Mild Anemia, and Limited Physical Resistance to Stress
Interpreting Changes in Troponin-Clinical Judgment Is Essential