June 27, 2016 /

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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September 29, 2013 /

Several of the most frequently utilized dermatologic treatments—especially for conditions that arise in primary care and thus may be found on the dermatology portion of the Internal Medicine board and medical school shelf exams—belong to the topical corticosteroid category.   …
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September 23, 2013 /

According to the ABIM Internal Medicine exam blueprint, Dermatology comprises ~3% of the exam. This week we kickoff our focus on Dermatology. Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ as we begin to challenge your Dermatology Knowmedge! …
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September 22, 2013 /

This week’s sample ABIM Exam Review Question comes directly from the Knowmedge QVault which covers topics listed on the ABIM Board Exam blueprint. It can also be found in the Knowmedge’s Free ABIM Exam Review Questions eBook.   Question   …
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August 1, 2013 /

The ABIM Internal Medicine board exam learning objectives may not expect you to know such detail but put your brain to work as you start your Thursday morning with the following dermatology question.   What is the signature mutation associated …
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June 19, 2013 /

Dermatology is an important topic to grasp for the Internal Medicine Board (ABIM) Exam. Here is a dermatology question with an attached image.   45 year old male with 1 month of fevers, chills, and fatigue presents with panctyopenia and …
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