It’s General Internal Medicine Week here @knowmedge! We love it for so many reasons. It makes up a significant part of the USMLE, ABIM, ABFM and PANCE boards. It is fun to learn. And, finally, it is highly useful for …
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Advise people that the aim of anti-anginal drug treatment is to prevent episodes of angina and the aim of secondary prevention treatment is to prevent cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke.
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The Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8) recently released evidence-based recommendations on treatment thresholds, goals, and medications in the management of hypertension in adults.
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Best wishes for a Happy New Year! Start off 2017 with extra savings on our QBank+Flashcard Learning Bundles for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and PANCE/PANRE!
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Although the initial management of the different types of acute coronary syndrome is similar, it is important to distinguish between whether the patient is having an episode of Unstable Angina, ST-elevation MI or a non–STEMI (NSTEMI), because definitive therapies differ between these three types.
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According to the ABIM blueprint, the diagnosis, testing, and treatment of hypercalcemia is a highly important topic to master for the boards. Along with Osteoporosis, Vitamin D deficiency, and Osteomalacia, it is considered to be one of the more frequent disorders of calcium metabolism and bone tested on the exam.
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Watch our latest video to learn how to diagnose and manage Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) for the ABIM, Family Medicine, Physician Assistant, and Osteopathy board exams.
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As we all head into the final stretch of 2016, we’re excited by what the new year holds for all the members of the Knowmedge community! Whether you are in the first year of your residency, a graduating physician assistant, or an experienced physician, we’re grateful for your commitment to improving the health of your communities.
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Watch this short video to learn how to diagnose diabetes/prediabetes for the Boards. In this video, we review the 4 tests used to establish a diagnosis of diabetes and review the criteria that separates a diagnosis of diabetes from prediabetes.
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For you sports fanatics like myself, the passing of Craig Sager from leukemia at age 65 marks the loss of an NBA reporter who cannot be replaced. Mr. Sager exemplified professionalism, enthusiasm, an untiring work ethic, and perhaps most uniquely, an unforgettable fashion statement with his bold suits and multi-colored ties.
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