September 1, 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   Question   35-year-old female presents with headaches for several months. She says the headaches occur daily …
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August 20, 2013 /

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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July 30, 2013 /

When preparing for the ABIM Internal Medicine board examination, realize that noting the reflexes mentioned in a clinical vignette can serve as a high-yield clue and often help narrow down the differential. Here is a list of 15 common medical …
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June 16, 2013 /

Below is a question directly from Knowmedge’s Internal Medicine Board (ABIM) exam QVault:   All of the following may be attributed to multiple sclerosis except:   A. Dementia B. Spasticity C. Blurry vision D. Lack of ipsilateral adduction to a …
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April 19, 2013 /

Tell-tale signs of a stroke or transient ischemic attack are slurred speech, facial droop, and unilateral weakness. Every first-year medical student knows that fact. But that’s so 20th century medicine. Recent case reports suggest an additional clue that is perhaps …
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April 14, 2013 /

Multiple sclerosis is an important topic to be aware of as you prepare for the ABIM board exam. This week an important news topic brings light to the topic of multiple sclerosis.   Before Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Keri …
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