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Medical Challenge | Altered Mental Status Pt. 2

July 12, 2013


This medical challenge is adapted from a real clinical scenario, and though complex, is an excellent example of the broad differential required for an elderly person with a change in mental status – one of the most common presentations to the emergency department. An 80 year old white male is brought to the emergency department […]

Medical Challenge | Altered Mental Status

October 23, 2011


This week’s Medical Challenge is from guest blogger Vincenzo Happach – medical student at DMU & good personal friend of mine.  If you would like to submit a guest post or a medical case of your own, please use the contact page. An 86 year old Caucasian female presents to the medicine floor after, while […]

Great Quotes in Medicine | The (Modern) Art of Medicine

February 6, 2011


What makes your doctor’s education unique from that of other health care providers? Recently, I was sitting in on a lecture by one of my favorite physician-teachers (certainly my favorite neurologist).  I’ll call him Dr. Deeds (for his resemblance to a character from the movie, Mr. Deeds).  He was giving a sort of broad, generalized […]