Kicking off Nephrology Week with a practice question for the ABFM Board from the Knowmedge QVault. Follow us on twitter @Knowmedge throughout the week for additional questions and tips as you prep for the boards! A 42-year-old woman presents with …
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A 25-year-old Scandnavian male presents with terrible discomfort after weeks of working in a lead-zinc mine. The symptoms include indigestion, belching, and diarrhea. His tongue is red and sore. He reports easy fatigability with minimal exertion, accompanied with difficulty breathing. …
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A 6-month-old Caucasian male infant presents for a well child visit and immunizations. The mother reports that he has had no recent illnesses, but he is nursing for shorter periods of time and is taking an extra nap in the …
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The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced this week that there isn’t enough evidence to support total-body screenings for skin cancer. Still, one of the key roles of an internist is to prevent deadly disease before it happens. Given …
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All the ice water bucket dumping 2 summers ago has led to the harvesting of a key gene discovery in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Multiple media outlets reported on this development this week, including Daily Mail, The …
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One of the key roles of an internist is to prevent deadly disease before it happens. One of the deadliest diseases is melanoma and given its malignancy, identifying it in the earliest stages is essential. Below is what you need …
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We’re less than 2 months away from the ABIM Internal Medicine certification exam. With many of you wrapping up your residencies, this is a perfect time to review the best tips for success on the ABIM certification (or even the …
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As you get ready for the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE) we wanted to share a few tips to help you on your path to success! Like anything in life that is worth sweat and tears to achieve, it …
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A 53-year-old woman presents because her husband noticed that she has been having increasing trouble with walking and writing. The patient had been healthy previously. She denies any pain, and she has not suffered from any major illnesses or injuries.Physical …
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We’re excited to introduce the Family Medicine QBank and Flashcards on the Knowmedge Platform. Featuring 1,500 practice questions and 3,000 bite-sized learning flashcards for the ABFM Board Exam, the newest additions to the Knowmedge platform are designed to help students …
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