Just in time for Knowmedge’s ABIM Neurology Week, the makers of one of the most widely used headache pain relievers, made an important announcement late last week.     The familiar Tylenol bottles lining the analgesia and cold/flu aisles of …
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Neurology is an extremely important part of the Internal Medicine ABIM Board exam. According to the ABIM exam blueprint, Neurology comprises ~4% of the exam. This week we kickoff our focus on Neurology. Make sure to follow us on Twitter …
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This week’s sample ABIM Exam Review Question comes directly from the Knowmedge QVault which covers topics listed on the ABIM Board Exam blueprint   Question   35-year-old female presents with headaches for several months. She says the headaches occur daily …
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The Knowmedge team is excited to announce the creation of a new ABIM / USMLE Community on Google+ (https://plus.google.com/communities/103495304304122247711). We will be sharing questions, images, pearls, blog posts, and other items to help medical students and professionals be better prepared …
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There has been a lot of discussion lately around the use of social media in medical education. The topic has been researched, discussed and analyzed. Our favorite social media tool for ABIM exam review / medical education is twitter. The platform provides …
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Nephrology is an extremely important part of the ABIM exam. According to the ABIM exam blueprint, Nephrology / Urology comprise ~6% of the exam. This week we kickoff our focus on Nephrology. Make sure to follow us on Twitter and …
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Start off your week with our Radiology Challenge, featuring an Internal Medicine board exam-style image question:   58-year-old male presents to the Emergency Room with shortness of breath and chest pain. The pain radiates to the left shoulder and is …
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This week’s sample ABIM Exam Review Question comes directly from the Knowmedge QVault which covers topics listed on the ABIM Board Exam blueprint   Question   68-year-old male nursing home resident presents to your office for a follow-up visit. The …
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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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One of the seemingly challenging concepts to master for the ABIM Board Exam are arterial blood gases (ABGs). However, by following a simple yet systematic approach, we can tackle these questions without difficulty.   Step #1: Identify Acidemia versus Alkalemia …
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