Neurology Cases & Quizzes

 
 

  • Rapid Review Quiz: Dementia and Cognitive Impairment Risks Do you know the latest key clinical findings on dementia and cognitive impairment risk factors, including what other conditions to watch for? Make sure your knowledge is current with this short quiz.
  • A 16-Year-Old With Quadriparesis After Respiratory Infection A 16-year-old boy presents with a 1-week history of weakness of both lower extremities, which progressed to involve both the arms over the course of 1 day. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • A 22-Year-Old Female College Athlete With Wild Mood Swings A 22-year-old college athlete describes extreme mood alternations. She recalls her father had a "breakdown" when he was in his 20s, after a failed get-rich-quick scheme. What's causing her symptoms?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hypertension Key Clinical Aspects Do you know key clinical information about hypertension, including the latest guidelines and recommendations? Test yourself on this common, serious condition with this short quiz.
  • Rapid Review Quiz: New Diagnostic Tests Are you familiar with the latest clinical information on new diagnostic tests? From Lyme disease to cancer, test yourself on potential practice-changing tools with this short quiz.
  • Rapid Review Quiz: Mindfulness Although mindfulness is increasing in popularity, what does clinical evidence have to say about its efficacy? Review findings from key recent studies on mindfulness with this short quiz.
  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Sleep Aids From indications to efficacy and safety concerns, how much do you know about melatonin and other sleep aids? Brush up on this group of medications with this short quiz.
  • A 19-Year-Old With Tinnitus, Vision Problems, and Headaches A 19-year-old woman presents with a 5-month history of diffuse headaches. She also has had transient visual obscurations and pulsatile tinnitus in both ears for the past month. What's the diagnosis?
  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Benzodiazepines Do you know important clinical information about benzodiazepines, including new findings and established indications, contraindications, and adverse events? Take this short quiz.
  • A Latinx Patient in Severe Pain Dr Charles Vega and coauthors would like your opinion as to what is going on, and the best approach to this Spanish-speaking patient in acute pain.
  • Rapid Review Quiz: Alcohol Use and Abuse Avoiding carcinogens is a key step in cancer prevention. Review the latest research into physical, chemical, and biological carcinogens, including newly recognized substances, with this short quiz.
  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Muscle Relaxants Do you know key clinical information regarding muscle relaxants, including indications, adverse events, and contraindications? Take this this brief quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Type 2 Diabetes and Dyslipidemia How familiar are you with type 2 diabetes? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Diabetes Drugs Given how critical medication is for patients with diabetes, do you know key clinical information about the most commonly used drugs? Test yourself with this short quiz.
  • Did I Miss a Better Peripheral Neuropathy Treatment? After Medscape readers offered their opinions on his management of a patient with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, Dr Charles Vega took a closer look at two unique alternatives.
  • Skill Checkup: Woman With Dyspnea and Droopy Right Eye A 57-year-old woman presents with dyspnea, droopy right eye, and mild crackles at both lower lung fields. How would you manage this patient?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Given its rapidly increasing incidence, do you know what to watch out for and best practices for Alzheimer's disease management? Make sure you're prepared with this short quiz.
  • Facial Spasms in a Man Recently Released From the Hospital After a recent hospitalization for a hemicranial headache, a man presents with right hemifacial spasms and diplopia with binocular vision. Do you know what's wrong?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Drug-Induced Mental Illness Can you identify drug-induced mental illness and do you know best practices for patient care? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Patient Simulation: A 45-Year-Old Woman With Schizophrenia and Involuntary Facial Movements A 45-year-old accounting assistant with schizophrenia is concerned about her worsening facial tics. What steps would you take to address her problem?