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Mnemonic Monday: "Sometimes 'Cuz of A Hypoperfusion"

By Haley Masterson Using this mnemonic, you can simplify the order of the four types of respiratory failure as Shunting, increased CO2 (hypoventilation), Atelectasis, and Hypoperfusion. Shunting is commonly caused by pulmonary edema, hypoventilation is either neurological or neuromuscular in etiology, atelectasis is commonly seen in perioperative patients, […]

USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21454

Check out today’s Step 1 Qmax Question Challenge. Know the answer? Post it below! Don’t forget to check back for an update with the correct answer and explanation (we’ll post it in the comments section below). A 24-year-old man presents to his physician because of back pain that […]

What does Unified GME mean for DO students?

By Ryan Nguyen In a statement released in late February 2014, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the American Council on Graduate Medical Education (AGCME) announced they have finally agreed to a single accreditation system for graduate medical education. The surprising news comes on the heels of previously […]

USMLE-Rx Step 3 Qmax Challenge #31030

Check out this Step 3 Qmax Question Challenge. Know the answer? Post it in the comments below! Don’t forget to check back for an update with the correct answer and explanation (we’ll post it in the comments section below). An 11-year-old boy comes to the emergency department because […]

USMLE-Rx Step 2 Qmax Challenge #21423

Check out today’s Step 1 Qmax Question Challenge. Know the answer? Post it below! Don’t forget to check back for an update with the correct answer and explanation (we’ll post it in the comments section below). A 32-year-old man is found to have a solitary, firm mass in […]