Activity

Activity ID

4020

Expires

May 20, 2022

Format Type

Journal-based

CME Credit

1

Fee

$30

CME Provider: JAMA

Description of CME Course

A 61-year-old man with 1 day of dyspnea and weakness was febrile (38.4°C), hypotensive, tachycardic, diaphoretic, and had poor dentition, a soft S1, and basilar bilateral crackles on examination and aortic regurgitation on transesophageal echocardiography. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?

doi:10.1001/jama.2019.6546

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1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

Based on this clinical scenario and the accompanying image, understand how to arrive at a correct diagnosis.

Keywords

Clinical Challenge, Infectious Diseases, Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease

Competencies

Medical Knowledge

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Additional Information

doi:10.1001/jama.2019.6546

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