Knowmedge is excited to announce its second eBook, High-Yield Internal Medicine Board Review Pearls, is now available for download on iOS, android and kindle devices. This eBook contains 17 chapters of Internal Medicine board review pearls. The chapters within …
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Announcer #1: Well folks, Week 1 of the Knowmedge Internal Medicine Question Challenge is in the books and it’s turning out to be an exciting race!   Announcer #2: It sure is! The top 5 scorers this past week are …
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  The classic mnemonic often used to remember the causes of anion gap metabolic acidosis is “MUDPILES” M – Methanol U – Uremia D – Diabetic ketoacidosis P – Propylene Glycol I – Isoniazid L – Lactic Acidosis E – …
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Our special correspondent Psychiatrist Esther Oh, MD concludes her series on medical illnesses that can cause psychiatric symptoms with a look at depression   Depression is one of the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorders, affecting over 18 million Americans each …
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After suffering from drug, prescription medication and alcohol addiction over the decades, Philip Seymour Hoffman died on February 2nd in what is believed to be a heroin overdose. The Academy Award-winning actor was found with a syringe in his arm …
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Everything you need to know about Infective Endocarditis, as relevant for the Internal Medicine boards, shelf exam and USMLE Step 3   Infective endocarditis (IE) is a condition in which bacteria or fungus attach to the inside of the endocardial …
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We’re excited to kick off the Knowmedge Internal Medicine Question Challenge for all our Facebook followers! Here’s how it works: Each day, between 6am – 9am EST, we’ll post a medical question on the Knowmedge facebook page (www.facebook.com/knowmedge) Submit your …
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    Medical Mnemonics Horner’s Syndrome (Oculosympathetic paresis) is a rare neurologic condition whose symptoms and signs include: Ptosis (drooping eyelid) Anhidrosis (inability to sweat). Miosis (pupil constriction) Horner’s syndrome can be caused by any set of sympathetic nerve fiber …
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  The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) has implemented changes to the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements. Like the 24 other specialty boards, ABIM will have a 4 Part Process: Part I: Professional standing (licensure) Part II: Lifelong learning …
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  Internal Medicine Board Review Courses Are you studying for the ABIM Internal Medicine Board Exam? We’ve touched upon our suggestions for studying for the ABIM exam including a brief overview of the independent internal medicine board review courses.   …
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