August 11, 2013 /

This week’s sample ABIM Exam Review Question straight from the Knowmedge QVault covers amenorrhea, a topic covered in the endocrinology section of the ABIM Board Exam blueprint   Question   32-year-old female presents to the office for amenorrhea which she …
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August 4, 2013 /

If you’ve ever been even slightly confused by prevalence, sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value or other biostatistics calculations needed for the ABIM Internal Medicine board exam, this post was written just for you. It’s actually a practice question directly from …
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July 28, 2013 /

Here’s a practice question directly from Knowmedge’s Internal Medicine Board (ABIM) Exam QVault.   30-year-old male, with a history of tobacco use, presents with lower back pain and stiffness that improves as the day progresses. It also improves with exercise. …
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July 21, 2013 /

Here’s a practice question directly from Knowmedge’s Internal Medicine Board (ABIM) Exam QVault.   60-year-old male presents to the clinic to review labs. He has a history of hypertension, diabetes, and lung cancer for which he is undergoing treatment. He …
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July 14, 2013 /

Here’s a practice question directly from Knowmedge’s Internal Medicine Board (ABIM) Exam QVault.   In which of the following scenarios is it appropriate to allow outpatient treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)?   A. 67-year-old male with CAP, blood pressure of …
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July 7, 2013 /

Here’s a practice question directly from Knowmedge’s Internal Medicine Board (ABIM) Exam QVault.   38-year-old female with history of rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune hepatitis is applying for a job as a nurse and needs to have a physical examination performed …
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June 30, 2013 /

Here’s a practice question directly from Knowmedge’s Internal Medicine Board (ABIM) Exam QVault.   All of the following conditions or scenarios can result in hypoglycemia except:   A. Condition causing hyperpigmentation, low blood pressure, muscle wasting, and hyperkalemia B. Elderly …
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June 23, 2013 /

Here’s a question directly from the Knowmedge ABIM (Internal Medicine Board) Exam QVault.   Which of the following organisms is most likely to cause an elevated LDH level?   A. Babesia microti B. Rickettsia rickettsia C. Borrelia burgdorferi D. Cardiobacterium …
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June 19, 2013 /

52 year old female with history of hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia presents with two weeks of headache. The pain is over the left frontal region and extends posteriorly. It improves minimally with over the counter pain relievers. On physical exam, …
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June 16, 2013 /

Below is a question directly from Knowmedge’s Internal Medicine Board (ABIM) exam QVault:   All of the following may be attributed to multiple sclerosis except:   A. Dementia B. Spasticity C. Blurry vision D. Lack of ipsilateral adduction to a …
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