It’s Medical Mnemonics Monday!   Microcytic anemia is defined as “the presence of small, often hypochromic, red blood cells in a peripheral blood smear and is usually characterized by a low MCV.” One of the most popular and well known …
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  It’s Medical Mnemonics Monday! Here’s a new high-yield medical mnemonic and internal medicine board review topic. Hypernatremia is a potentially serious condition where the serum of plasma sodium in an individual exceeds 145mEq/L. The condition is generally seen in …
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  We are thrilled to have a board review blog post by our own, Sunir Kumar, be featured on The “Almost” Doctor’s Channel. The blog post, 5 must-know eye conditions for any Opthalmology exam, was featured on March 4th.   …
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  In our ongoing review of commonly used ABIM Internal Medicine Board Review resources, we follow up our look at the Medical Knowmedge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) with analysis of Board Basics 3.   The American College of Physicians (ACP) calls …
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Antibiotics contraindicated in pregnancy are important to know and understand. They can be remembered by a simple mnemonic “MCAT” M – Metronidazole C – Chloramphenicol A – Aminoglycoside T – Tetracyclines Check out the list of the previous Medical Mnemonics here.



The Knowmedge Internal Medicine Question Challenge has come to a close and we’re excited to announce the winners! During the past month, over 80 contestants from across the globe joined us in the Knowmedge Internal Medicine Question Challenge. The contest …
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  Felty syndrome is a rare condition that involves rheumatoid arthritis, decreased white blood cell count, and a swollen spleen. It can develop into a serious and life-threatening infection.   Unfortunately, there is not much known about the condition. The …
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Announcer #1: Welcome back, folks! We’ve just wrapped up Week 3 of the Knowmedge Internal Medicine Question Challenge and let me begin by saying that it’s been a real nail-biter!   Announcer #2: (Chuckling) That’s right! This past week’s scoreboard …
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Announcer #1: Welcome back! We’ve just wrapped up Week 2 of the Knowmedge Internal Medicine Question Challenge. We witnessed some really impressive performances this past week as individuals hit their stride over the Nephrology portion of the competition.   Announcer …
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  Medical mnemonic for the recognizing features of Melanoma It is important to recognize the moles and growths that might cancerous early in the process. A mole exhibiting the following ABCDE features should be at least suspected for Melanoma. A: …
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