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2019-2020 Update in Hospital Medicine Now through June 30, 2020

Instructions for using the Knowledge Resources

  1. Access the “ABIM Activities by Specialty” page and scroll down to “Internal Medicine” links.
  2. Click the “Internal Medicine” link and enter the module by inputting your email and ABIM Physician Portal Password. Once you have logged on, keep the ABIM webiste open in one browser tab and the ACP knowledge resources open in another.
  3. In the ACP knowledge resources tab, as you go through each ABIM module, you can select the specific Question for which you wish to review ACP knowledge resources.
  4. Click on the link(s) provided in the Related ACP Knowledge list to read ACP knowledge resources related directly to your selected question.
  5. Repeat for each question for which you would like to review ACP knowledge.

ACP Knowledge Resources

The ACP knowledge resources utilized in this application include:

  • MKSAP (currently including content from the 18th Edition)
  • Annals of Internal Medicine - online access to current and past issues of the premier journal of Internal Medicine
  • ACP Books - content from 14 ACP books and two books distributed by ACP

If you are not currently an ACP member, you will not be able to gain access to these resources. Please consider joining ACP. Digital MKSAP subscribers also have access to the fully-functional MKSAP site.

Resource for Question 1

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Perioperative Medicine > Perioperative Management of Kidney Disease (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Perioperative Medicine > Perioperative Management of Kidney Disease (free to members)

Resource for Question 2

PubMed
Daniel Pincus, MD; Bheeshma Ravi, MD, PhD; David Wasserstein, MD, MSc; et al. Association Between Wait Time and 30-Day Mortality in Adults Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery. JAMA. 2017;318(20):1994-2003. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.17606. PMID: 29183076

Resource for Question 3

MKSAP 18
Neurology: Stroke > Hemorrhagic Stroke Treatment > Intracerebral Hemorrhage Treatment (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Neurology: Stroke > Hemorrhagic Stroke Treatment > Intracerebral Hemorrhage Treatment (free to members)

Resource for Question 4

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Common Symptoms > Syncope > Evaluation (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Common Symptoms > Syncope > Evaluation (free to members)

Resource for Question 5

PubMed
Richards JR, Gordon BK, Danielson AR, Moulin AK. Pharmacologic Treatment of Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: A Systematic Review. Pharmacotherapy. 2017 Jun;37(6):725-734. doi: 10.1002/phar.1931. Epub 2017 May 12. PMID: 28370228

Resource for Question 6

PubMed
Friedman BW, Irizarry E, Solorzano C, Latev A, Rosa K, Zias E, et al. Randomized study of IV prochlorperazine plus diphenhydramine vs IV hydromorphone for migraine. Neurology. 2017 Nov 14;89(20):2075-2082. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004642. Epub 2017 Oct 18. PMID: 29046364

Resource for Question 7

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology: Thrombotic Disorders > Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology: Thrombotic Disorders > Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (free to members)

Resource for Question 8

MKSAP 18
Cardiovascular Medicine: Valvular Heart Disease > Infective Endocarditis > Diagnosis and Management (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Cardiovascular Medicine: Valvular Heart Disease > Infective Endocarditis > Diagnosis and Management (free to members)

Resource for Question 9

PubMed
Mattappalil A, Mergenhagen KA. Neurotoxicity with antimicrobials in the elderly: a review. Clin Ther. 2014 Nov 1;36(11):1489-1511.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2014.09.020. Epub 2014 Nov 4. PMID: 25450476

Resource for Question 10

PubMed
Goodman SM, Springer B, Guyatt G, Abdel MP, Dasa V, George M, et al. 2017 American College of Rheumatology/American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Guideline for the Perioperative Management of Antirheumatic Medication in Patients With Rheumatic Diseases Undergoing Elective Total Hip or Total Knee Ar throplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Sep;32(9):2628-2638. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.05.001. Epub 2017 Jun 16. PMID: 28629905

Resource for Question 11

PubMed
Blackshear JL. Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Native and Prosthetic Valve Disease. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2018 Feb 3;20(1):6. doi: 10.1007/s11936-018-0595-1. PMID: 29397472

Resource for Question 12

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology: Thrombotic Disorders > Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism > Treatment (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology: Thrombotic Disorders > Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism > Treatment (free to members)

Resource for Question 13

PubMed
Westbrook JI, Raban MZ, Walter SR, Douglas H. Task errors by emergency physicians are associated with interruptions, multitasking, fatigue and working memory capacity: a prospective, direct observation study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Aug;27(8):655-663. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2017-007333. Epub 2018 Jan 9. PMID: 29317463

Resource for Question 14

PubMed
McClave SA, DiBaise JK, Mullin GE, Martindale RG. ACG Clinical Guideline: Nutrition Therapy in the Adult Hospitalized Patient. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Mar;111(3):315-34; quiz 335. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2016.28. Epub 2016 Mar 8. PMID: 26952578

Resource for Question 15

MKSAP 18
Neurology: Headache and Facial Pain > Secondary Headache > Thunderclap Headache (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Neurology: Headache and Facial Pain > Secondary Headache > Thunderclap Headache (free to members)

Resource for Question 16

MKSAP 18
Rheumatology: Crystal Arthropathies > Gout > Treatment (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Rheumatology: Crystal Arthropathies > Gout > Treatment (free to members)

Resource for Question 17

MKSAP 18
Infectious Disease: Infectious Gastrointestinal Syndromes > Clostridium difficile Infection (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Infectious Disease: Infectious Gastrointestinal Syndromes > Clostridium difficile Infection (free to members)

Resource for Question 18

MKSAP 18
Endocrinology and Metabolism: Disorders of Glucose Metabolism > Inpatient Management of Hyperglycemia > Hospitalized Patients with Diabetes Mellitus (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Endocrinology and Metabolism: Disorders of Glucose Metabolism > Inpatient Management of Hyperglycemia > Hospitalized Patients with Diabetes Mellitus (free to members)

Resource for Question 19

MKSAP 18
Cardiovascular Medicine: Coronary Artery Disease > Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes > Invasive Versus Ischemia-Guided Treatment (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Cardiovascular Medicine: Coronary Artery Disease > Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes > Invasive Versus Ischemia-Guided Treatment (free to members)

Resource for Question 20

MKSAP 18
Endocrinology and Metabolism: Calcium and Bone Disorders > Management of Hypercalcemia (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Endocrinology and Metabolism: Calcium and Bone Disorders > Management of Hypercalcemia (free to members)

Resource for Question 21

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology: Erythrocyte Disorders > Anemia Due to Erythrocyte Underproduction or Maturation Defects (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology: Erythrocyte Disorders > Anemia Due to Erythrocyte Underproduction or Maturation Defects (free to members)

Resource for Question 22

MKSAP 18
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Common ICU Conditions > Management of Sepsis (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Common ICU Conditions > Management of Sepsis (free to members)

Resource for Question 23

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Mental and Behavioral Health > Alcohol (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Mental and Behavioral Health > Alcohol (free to members)

Resource for Question 24

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Common Symptoms > Chronic Noncancer Pain > Management (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Common Symptoms > Chronic Noncancer Pain > Management (free to members)

Resource for Question 25

PubMed
Painter V, Le Couteur DG, Waite LM. Texture-modified food and fluids in dementia and residential aged care facilities. Clin Interv Aging. 2017 Aug 2;12:1193-1203. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S140581. eCollection 2017. PMID: 28814845

Resource for Question 26

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Geriatric Medicine > Fall Prevention (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine: Geriatric Medicine > Fall Prevention (free to members)

Resource for Question 27

MKSAP 18
Nephrology: Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Nephrology: Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (free to members)

Resource for Question 28

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology: Thrombotic Disorders > Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology: Thrombotic Disorders > Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants (free to members)

Resource for Question 29

PubMed
Graham KL, Auerbach AD, Herzig SJ. Preventability of Early Versus Late Hospital Readmissions. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Feb 5;170(3):219-220. doi: 10.7326/L18-0611. No abstract available. PMID: 30716751

Resource for Question 30

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Disorders of the Small and Large Bowel > Inflammatory Bowel Disease > Surgery (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Disorders of the Small and Large Bowel > Inflammatory Bowel Disease > Surgery (free to members)