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PURPOSE Despite shorter duty hours, fatigue remains a problem among medical residents. The authors tested the effect of a short, mid-day nap on the cognitive functioning and alertness of first-year internal medicine (IM) residents during normal duty hours. METHOD This was a controlled, interventional study performed between July 2008 and April 2010. The(More)
A 23-year-old man presented with progressive swelling in the left supraclavicular area and worsening dyspnea of 7 days duration. Histories of fever, chills, night sweats, cough or weight loss was denied. Medical and family histories were unremarkable. Physical examination revealed usage of accessory muscles of respiration, facial plethora, acne, multiple(More)
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