Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review 2010-2011: Certification and Recertification

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 2, 2010 - Medical - 656 pages
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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! Seventy respected experts summarize everything you need to know for certification or recertification, focusing on the information you really need. Then, they test your knowledge with 1,050 questions and answers online - more than you'll find in any other internal medicine review tool. The web site offers you a highly realistic exam simulation as well as detailed feedback on your performance.

  • Thoroughly test your knowledge with questions mirroring the content and format of the ABIM exam - far more than you’ll find in any other review text
  • View clinical images, many in full color, covering all the image types you’ll see on the boards - including x-rays, common skin findings, peripheral blood smear, ophthalmology findings, and CT and MR images
  • Add your own notes in the margins or check off content that you’ve mastered as you go along.
  • A Web address will be included at the end of every chapter, which make finding the examination questions easy.
  • All content will be revised to include the latest research in the field, ensuring the most relevant information and on-line questions.
 

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Contents

Maximizing Test Performance Effective Study and TestTaking Strategies
1
Cardiology
5
InfectiousDisease
69
Pulmonaryand CriticalCare Medicine
135
Gastroenterology
191
Nephrology
245
Endocrinology
283
Rheumatology
341
Hematology
385
Oncology
429
Neurology
471
Selected Topics in General and Internal Medicine
499
Index
603
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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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