Cases That Test Your Skills

Cases That Test Your Skills

Persistent altered mental status

Mr. O, age 24, presents to the ED weak, sluggish, and incoherent. He has a history of schizophrenia and poor medication adherence. What could be...

Cases That Test Your Skills

An unquenchable thirst

Mr. F, age 44, has schizophrenia that includes religious delusions. After a presumed seizure and fall, he develops delirium. What’s causing these...

Cases That Test Your Skills

Stuck in a rut with the wrong diagnosis

Ms. N, age 58, has a history of bipolar disorder with psychotic features. While being treated in the ED for violent behavior, she develops signs...

Cases That Test Your Skills

Threatening to burn the house down

Mr. X, age 61, is experiencing behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, but so far none of the standard treatment approaches have helped...

Cases That Test Your Skills

The COPD patient who couldn’t stop worrying

Ms. M, age 76, has MDD, an anxiety disorder, and severe COPD. She experiences persistent rumination and racing thoughts due to refractory...

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