This site was created using some questions from Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine,and the MKSAP review questions, which were then embellished with images from French's Differential Diagnosis Book, Forbes & Jackson's Color Atlas & Text Of Clinical Medicine with some electrocardiography images from Marriotts Practical Electrocardiography. A few of the questions were based on personal experience. I HIGHLY recommend the above general sources to any student wanting to learn Internal Medicine. I found them to be wonderful resources. I have tried to do a literature search for most of the questions to support the correct answer. I have tried to provide as many of the references as possible for those of you who are interested in checking out the primary sources. However, given the rapidly changing face of medicine, I cannot guarantee that some of this information may not be up-to-date. Please let me know if you come across something that needs to be corrected.
I hope you enjoy this site and find it useful. I hope not only to answer some questions for you but, more importantly, to also inspire you to look for other answers on your own. Your comments and suggestions are welcomed....
Good luck... and don't forget to check the explanation for each answer.
Questions 1-10 | Questions 11-21 | Questions 22-30 | Questions 31-40 | Bonus Questions
|Mario Ruiz, M.D.
VA Medical Center
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
3350 La Jolla Village Dr., 111H
San Diego, CA 92161
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