Challenges in Health Care
Challenges in Health Care
08/27/2022
When patients need to see their primary care provider, but the office is closed for the day, they may present to the emergency department. How often would you say this happens in your practice? Tell us via...
08/27/2022
Diarrhea
Diarrhea
07/29/2022
Chronic diarrhea is a common symptom of many gastrointestinal disorders, including both celiac disease and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Do you know the recommended tests for screening patients with...
07/29/2022
diagnostic testing
doctor screening
diagnostic testing
06/20/2022
Indirect and direct testing for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency may both be used as diagnostic tools, but some health care practitioners do not use direct testing. How do you diagnose suspected EPI? Take...
06/20/2022
treatment
PERT medication
treatment
05/27/2022
Pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy aids the breakdown of nutrients that is restricted in individual’s who lack of digestive enzymes. Are you familiar the standard dose of PERT for adult patients with...
05/27/2022
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis
04/19/2022
How much do you know about cystic fibrosis in the United States? Take our short quiz, based on facts from the National Institutes of Health, to find out.
04/19/2022
Risk Management
Risk Management
03/16/2022
Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is an umbrella term that includes numerous conditions and is caused by various factors. Do you know the most common causes of EPI?
03/16/2022
Nutrition
Nutrition
03/08/2022
Your patient is a 36-year-old woman with a family history of Crohn disease. She tells you that she is concerned about her risk of developing the disease as well and is planning to begin researching...
03/08/2022
Radiology Quiz
Radiology Quiz
02/01/2022
A 29-year-old man presented to the emergency department with an episode of hematemesis associated with epigastric pain. This episode was preceded by excessive dry cough followed by emesis of food with mixed...
02/01/2022
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
10/29/2021
Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) result from abnormal functioning of the GI tract rather than structural abnormalities such as tumors. Take our poll to voice your opinion about diagnosing...
10/29/2021
inflammatory bowel disease
inflammatory bowel disease
06/05/2020
The International Organization for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases recently released a dietary guideline for IBD to provide the latest expert advice on foods and additives that may alleviate—or...
06/05/2020