New Interactive Medical Case: “Dissecting a Case of Abdominal Pain”

Posted by • October 31st, 2016

interactive-medical-case-blog-post-picA 43-year-old man with no notable medical history presented to the emergency department within 1 hour after the abrupt onset of abdominal pain. The patient stated that he had been dressing for work when severe, “crampy” abdominal pain occurred in the left upper quadrant. On a scale of 0 to 10, with 0 indicating no pain and 10 the worst imaginable pain, the patient rated the pain at 10. After the onset of pain, the patient had nausea, several episodes of nonbilious, nonbloody emesis, and flatus.

Test your diagnostic and therapeutic skills with this free Interactive Medical Case! Video, animation, and interactive content allow you to receive feedback on your choices made based on a series of questions and exercises, review the condition and optimal treatment steps involved in a complex evolving patient history, and earn CME credit or MOC points.

You can also browse through a list of 42 previous Interactive Medical Cases and polish your skills in a wide range of medical scenarios.

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