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Own the Boards: Rapid Internal Medicine Board Review and Recertification Guide

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Overview

Designed for rapid reading, this book is a condensed, targeted, high-yield review for the American Board of Internal Medicine certification and recertification exams. Content is derived primarily from interviewing hundreds of physicians who have recently taken their exams, and from Dr. Peikari's successful "Own the Boards" course for candidates. By covering questions that candidates often miss—such as probability estimation and triple acid-base disorders—the book will boost your score enough to pass the exam with ease. Selected "homework" problems and practice mini-tests with answers are included.

A companion Website provides 90 images similar to those on the exam from disciplines such as dermatology, ophthalmology, hematology, rheumatology, and cardiology.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Rita Duboyce, MD (Office of the Air Force Surgeon General)
Description: This is a no-frills internal medicine board and recertification exam review targeted to those individuals who do not have the luxury of devoting a lot of time to study.
Purpose: The goal is to boost scores enough to pass the exam with ease. This is a good book especially for practicing physicians who are short on time, which is likely the case for the majority of recertifying physicians as well as for many taking their initial certification. This is a good review for readers with a strong knowledge base in internal medicine, and who use it in conjunction with a more in-depth review book.
Audience: It is intended for physicians taking the internal medicine board exam for their initial certification as well as for those who are recertifying. The author, who has his own yearly internal medicine review course called "Own the Boards," states much of the material for this book was obtained from interviews of physicians after they had taken this exam.
Features: The book begins with a historical overview of how the exam is scored. The author points out that this book does not contain all of the material covered on the exam and recommends using other review books in conjunction with this one. He also provides tips on how to study. This review covers the majority of internal medicine subspecialties as well as obstetrics/gynecology and ophthalmology. The subjects are not covered in depth, but are highlights of questions that were asked on recent board exams. The book devotes a chapter to acid-base disorders, Bayes Theorem, and the Number Needed to Treat.
Assessment: This is another review resource to use, more so for those recertifying for the internal medicine board exam. It presumes a strong knowledge base and should be used in conjunction with a more in-depth review book, not as the sole study tool.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781772150
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 6/28/2007
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Study Tips and Test Tricks

Questions You Should Never Miss

Cardiology

Gastroenterology

Pulmonology and Critical Care

Rheumatology

Infectious Disease

Practice Mini-Test I

Hematology

Oncology

Endocrinology

Nephrology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Allergy and Immunology

Practice Mini-Test II

Ophthalmology

Dermatology

Neurology

Psychiatry

Ethics

HIV and AIDS

Poisonings and Overdoses

Practice Mini-Test III

Appendix A: Homework Solutions

Appendix B: Practice Mini-Test I Answers

Appendix C: Practice Mini-Test II Answers

Appendix D: Practice Mini-Test III Answers

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