A 63-year-old man was brought to the hospital by ambulance for complaints of weakness in his arms and legs. His history was significant for hepatitis C, cirrhosis of the liver, end-stage liver disease, renal failure, and congestive heart failure.
Your patient is a 54-year-old man who is concerned about his risk of developing colorectal cancer. Although he generally tries to avoid eating too much red meat, he does include several pieces of bacon with every breakfast.
A 29-year-old man presents to your clinic with a recent weight loss of 11 kg. He works from home and sits in front of his computer all day. He is wondering what he can do in his spare time to help him maintain his weight loss.
A first-time mother presents to your office with her 24-day old infant. Despite being otherwise well-appearing, the infant has had a fever for several days. The mother's efforts have been unable to break the fever.
A 41-year-old woman presents to your office with a recent history of a 9-kg weight loss. She asks you about the best ways to keep the weight off.
The mother of a 6-month-old infant presents to her pediatrician's office. She tells you that her daughter has a fever, rash, and has recently began shedding skin on her palms and soles. During your discussion, you learn that the mother was diagnosed with syphilis during her pregnancy.
A 51-year-old woman presents to your clinic with elevated fasting glucose concentrations. She has prediabetes and is wondering what she can do to prevent developing diabetes.
An older woman tripped on a rug in her house and toppled down her stairs. The patient was diagnosed with a kidney laceration, broken ribs, and fractured vertebra. She was admitted to the hospital and her Coumadin, which she had been taking for years, was stopped by the hospital physician.
A 36-year-old man who is trying to lose weight for his wedding presents to your clinic for advice. He asks you if there is evidence that intermittent fasting could help him lose weight.
The mother of a 28-month-old girl with a history of intrauterine opioid exposure brings the infant in with concerns of a low fever. While examining the patient's records, you realize that the infant has not been had a well visit in over a year.