Written by members of the AMA Physician Communications team.
Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, enjoys her specialty because it offers the ability to form meaningful, long-term relationships with patients.
The ongoing drinking water contamination in Flint, Michigan, serves as a wake-up call to physicians about their public health duties during such crises.
A teen visits the emergency department with testicular swelling, pain. Exam shows erythematous, swollen right scrotum with significant tenderness. What’s next?
A 48-year-old man’s health maintenance examination shows no abnormalities besides elevated blood pressure. Which screening test is most appropriate?
A 16-year-old girl complains of acute abdominal pain and diarrhea. She has an elevated temperature and heart rate. What is the likeliest cause?