Category: Class Act

Clinical Correlations


Eponyms: Janeway Lesions

Class Act 5 min read

By Zoe Lawrence, MD

Peer Reviewed

The patient is a 43-year-old intravenous drug user who presents to the emergency department with a few days of fevers and malaise. On exam, he is febrile to …

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea 2.0: Beyond CPAP

Class Act 6 min read

Daniel Gratch, MD

Peer reviewed

Although obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disease as ancient as snoring itself, the condition was not fully characterized until the 19th century [1]. In 1889, British physician Richard Caton published …

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Antiemetics and QT Prolongation

Class Act 6 min read

By Ofer Fass, MD

Peer Reviewed

Introduction

QT interval prolongation is a common side effect shared among the most effective antiemetic classes. The risk of QT prolongation is exacerbated by electrolyte abnormalities observed in patients …

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What is the Role of Iron Supplementation in Heart Failure

Class Act 4 min read

By Varun Subashchandran

Peer Reviewed

Heart failure is a common health condition that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The American Heart Association estimates a prevalence of 6.2 million people in the United States between 2013 and 2016.1 In an international pooled analysis of 1506 patients with chronic heart failure, …

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