Pearl of the Month

Pearl of the Month

Beware the COPD exacerbation

If a COPD patient has all the classic symptoms of an exacerbation, are there still other diagnoses to consider?

Pearl of the Month

Fever and bilateral ankle pain

When a patient presents with acute-onset fever and bilateral ankle pain and swelling, which diagnosis should come to mind?

Pearl of the Month

Nocturia and sleep apnea

Frequent nocturia may require a search beyond the usual diagnostic suspects.