The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review 2008-2009: with Online Exam Simulation

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Don't gamble on the most important exam of your career! The Johns Hopkins University was the birthplace of the Internal Medicine residency and has led the field ever since. Now it's also the source of the most effective review tool in the specialty! 70 respected experts summarize everything you need to know for certification or recertification, focusing on the information you really need to know. Then, they test your knowledge with 1,050 questions and answers - more than you'll find in any other internal medicine...
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Don't gamble on the most important exam of your career! The Johns Hopkins University was the birthplace of the Internal Medicine residency and has led the field ever since. Now it's also the source of the most effective review tool in the specialty! 70 respected experts summarize everything you need to know for certification or recertification, focusing on the information you really need to know. Then, they test your knowledge with 1,050 questions and answers - more than you'll find in any other internal medicine review tool - both in print and online. The web site offers you a highly realistic exam simulation as well as detailed feedback on your performance.

  • Be sure you're studying the latest information with a book that's totally updated every two years.
  • Focus on the knowledge you need to pass the boards - and nothing else - with the book that most faithfully mirrors the content distribution of the ABIM exam.
  • Get the information you need fast with a high-yield outline formatUnderstand and memorize complicated concepts effortlessly with abundant algorithms and conceptual diagrams.
  • Review the most important content easily with must-know information highlighted throughout the textGet additional practice, and a realistic board exam simulation, by answering the same 1,050 questions online! The subject balance, number of questions and timing are just like the actual ABIM exam. You can get explanations of why each of your answers is correct or incorrect, either as you go along or at the end of the test. And, you can review your score and see how it compares with national norms... analyze your performance in different subject areas...and follow links tohigh-yield sources of remedial information.


  • View over 475 clinical images, 370 in full color, covering all of the image types you'll see on the boards - including X-rays, common skin findings, peripheral blood smears, ophthalmology findings, and CT and MR images.
  • Add your own notes in the margins and check off content that you've mastered as you go along.
  • Thoroughly test your knowledge with 1,050 questions mirroring the content and format of the ABIM exam - far more than you'll find in any other review text - plus explanations of why each answer is or is not the best answer.
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Dr. Miller graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Biology from The Ohio State University. She earned her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and took her internship and residency on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins. After serving as an Assistant Chief of Service (chief resident), she joined the faculty and is now an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine. At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Miller has been very active in medical education. She currently serves as an Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. She directs the Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review Course and is a founding editor of the Johns Hopkins Board Review Book. Recently, she completed her M.B.A. at Johns Hopkins and serves as Vice-Chair for Clinical Operations for the Department of Medicine. In this capacity, she works to improve the delivery of care for patients at the institution. Dr. Miller’s clinical and research interests revolve around women’s health, medical education, and quality improvement. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and recent past Treasurer for the Society of General Internal Medicine.

Dr. Ashar completed his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University. He then obtained his medical degree from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. Following Residency and Chief Residency at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland, he joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Ashar has been very active in medical education. He currently serves as the Director of the Advanced Medicine Clerkship (Medicine Subinternship), as a core faculty member of the Medical School's Colleges system, and as a firm faculty member for the Johns Hopkins Osler Medicine residency program. He is on the Johns Hopkins Medical Student Admissions Committee and Continuing Medical Education Committee. He directs the Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review Course and is a founding editor of the Johns Hopkins Board Review Book. Dr. Ashar's clinical and research interests revolve around complementary and alternative medicine, preventive medicine, anemia, and medical education. Professionally, he is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Past-President of the Mid-Atlantic Society of General Internal Medicine.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: IMAXIMIZING TEST PERFORMANCE: EFFECTIVE STUDY AND TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES

CHAPTER 2: HYPERTENSION

CHAPTER 3: LIPID DISORDERS

CHAPTER 4: CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

CHAPTER 5: ARRHYTHMIAS

CHAPTER 6: HEART FAILURE

CHAPTER 7: VALVULAR HEART DISEASE

CHAPTER 8: PERICARDIAL DISEASE

CHPATER 9: ECG REVIEW

CHAPTER 10: RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS

CHAPTER 11: GENITOURINARY INFECTIONS

CHAPTER 12: HIV INFECTION

CHAPTER 13: MYCOBACTERIAL INFECTIONS

CHAPTER 14: INFECTIOUS DIARRHEA

CHAPTER 15: SELECTED TOPICS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASE I

CHAPTER 16: SELECTED TOPICS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASE II

CHAPTER 17: BIOTERRORISM

CHAPTER 18: OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASES

CHAPTER 19: PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTING

CHAPTER 20: CHEST X-RAY REVIEW

CHAPTER 21: INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE

CHAPTER 22: VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLIC DISEASE

CHAPTER 23: SELECTED TOPICS IN PULMONARY MEDICINE
CHAPTER 24: CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

CHAPTER 25: PLEURAL DISEASE

CHAPTER 26: PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE AND GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

CHAPTER 27: ESOPHAGEAL DISEASE

CHAPTER 28: PANCREATIC AND BILIARY DISEASE

CHAPTER 29: DISORDERS OF THE SMALL AND LARGE INTESTINE

CHAPTER 30: ACUTE AND CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE

CHAPTER 31: COMPLICATIONS OF LIVER DISEASE

CHAPTER 32: ACID-BASE DISORDERS AND RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS

CHAPTER 33: ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS

CHAPTER 34: ACUTE RENAL FAILURE

CHAPTER 35: GLOMERULAR DISEASE

CHAPTER 36: CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

CHAPTER 37: SELECTED TOPICS IN NEPHROLOGY

CHAPTER 38: DIABETES MELLITUS

CHAPTER 39: THYROID DISEASE

CHAPTER 40: CALCIUM DISORDERS AND METABOLIC BONE DISEASE

CHAPTER 41: REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY

CHAPTER 42: NEUROENDOCRINE AND ADRENAL DISEASE

CHAPTER 43: ARTHRITIS

CHAPTER 44: OFFICE ORTHOPEDICS

CHAPTER 45: VASCULITIS

CHAPTER 46: SELECTED TOPICS IN RHEUMATOLOGY

CHAPTER 47: ANEMIA

CHAPTER 48: PLATELET DISORDERS

CHAPTER 49: COAGULATION DISORDERS

CHAPTER 50: ACUTE AND CHRONIC LEUKEMIAS

CHAPTER 51: MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROME

CHAPTER 52: BLOOD SMEAR AND BONE MARROW REVIEW

CHAPTER 53: COLORECTAL CANCER

CHAPTER 54: BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER

CHAPTER 55: GENITOURINARY CANCER

CHAPTER 56: LYMPHOMA AND CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA

CHAPTER 57: PLASMA CELL DYSCRASIAS

CHAPTER 58: SELECTED TOPICS IN ONCOLOGY

CHAPTER 59: LUNG CANCER AND HEAD AND NECK CANCER
CHAPTER 60: HEADACHE

CHAPTER 61: CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE AND SEIZURE DISORDERS

CHAPTER 62: MOVEMENT DISORDERS

CHAPTER 63: SELECTED TOPICS IN NEUROLOGY
CHAPTER 64: SELECTED TOPICS IN GERIATRIC MEDICINE

CHAPTER 65: SELECTED TOPICS IN WOMEN’S HEALTH FOR THE INTERNIST

CHAPTER 66: DERMATOLOGY FOR THE INTERNIST

CHAPTER 67: OPHTHALMOLOGY FOR THE INTERNIST

CHAPTER 68: PSYCHIATRY FOR THE INTERNIST

CHAPTER 69: ALLERGYAND IMMUNOLOGY FOR THE INTERNIST

CHAPTER 70: GENETICS FOR THE INTERNIST

CHAPTER 71: COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

CHAPTER 72: SUBSTANCE ABUSE

CHAPTER 73: THE PREOPERATIVE EVALUATION

CHAPTER 74: IMMUNIZATION AND PREVENTION

CHAPTER 75: CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY

CHAPTER 76: ETHICS

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