October 3, 2013 /

As we mentioned in a previous blog post this week, Gastroenterology and Hepatology comprises about 9% of the ABIM Internal Medicine exam, making it one of the more critical subjects on the boards. Below, we review 5 High Yield Gastroenterology/Hepatology …
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September 29, 2013 /

Several of the most frequently utilized dermatologic treatments—especially for conditions that arise in primary care and thus may be found on the dermatology portion of the Internal Medicine board and medical school shelf exams—belong to the topical corticosteroid category.   …
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August 20, 2013 /

Editor’s Note: Anyone who thinks that psychiatry is a distinct field from medicine and thus not covered on the ABIM Internal Medicine Board exam is mistaken. In fact, the ABIM exam blueprint lists Psychiatry as comprising 4% of the exam, …
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August 16, 2013 /

Hematology is a subject that comes up daily in clinical practice, and is a favorite on the ABIM Internal Medicine board exam. Evaluation of anemia, as well as some other hematologic disorders, is paramount for an internist to master. I …
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August 7, 2013 /

It’s crunch time for the ABIM Internal Medicine Boards, and “High Yield” is key. You don’t want to waste your time, and you want to be as efficient as possible. Well, I recently gave a lecture entitled, “Dr. Rezaie’s 5 …
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August 3, 2013 /

A high-yield piece of data to note on nephrology questions as you prepare for the ABIM Internal Medicine board examination is the presence of urine casts. The type of cast can serve as a helpful hint to identifying the likely …
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August 2, 2013 /

In keeping with the popularity of the high-yield pearls posts from nephrology, I decided to write a post giving you my 5 high-yield infectious disease (ID) pearls, beneficial for your clinical practice and ABIM exam preparation. The purpose of these …
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July 17, 2013 /

As discussed in part one, I have decided to take an article I recently tweeted out and summarize it here high yield nephrology pearls for clinical practice and ABIM Internal Medicine board exam preparation. The article was titled “The Top …
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July 14, 2013 /

Recently, I read an article on some very useful chronic kidney disease (CKD) pearls to help those healthcare providers who are not nephrologists care for their patients and also prepare for the ABIM Internal Medicine Board exam at the same …
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