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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Check out this video and learn about the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes and how to distinguish between Type 1A and Type 1B diabetes.
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General Internal Medicine is commonly covered on USMLE, ABIM, ABFM and PANCE boards. Thus, whenever new clinical guidelines are issued it’s important to know for taking care of patients and exam preparation alike.
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Prepping for the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Exam: A General Pediatrician’s Perspective Zebra diagnoses everywhere! You know that mythical zebra in your differential diagnosis, the one rarely seen in practice but commonly encountered in testing environments? Well, they are …
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Amyloidosis is a generic term, defined as extracellular tissue deposition of fibrils composed of low-molecular (light) weight subunits of normal serum protein. It’s one of those conditions that doesn’t fit neatly into one organ system but here are the things …
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