MKSAP 17 Content
A review of epidemiology of and risk factors for cardiovascular disease, diagnostic testing in cardiology, coronary artery disease, heart failure, myocardial disease, arrhythmias, pericardial disease, valvular heart disease, adult congenital heart disease, diseases of the aorta, peripheral arterial disease, cardiovascular disease in cancer survivors, and cardiovascular disease in pregnancy.
Advice on approaches to dermatologic disease; therapeutic principles; common rashes; acneiform eruptions; common skin and nail infections; stings and bites; cuts,
scrapes, and burns; common neoplasms; pruritus; urticaria; autoimmune bullous diseases; cutaneous manifestations of internal disease; dermatologic urgencies and emergencies;
hair disorders; nail disorders; disorders of the mucous membranes; foot and leg ulcers; skin in aging populations; and dermatologic diseases of skin of color.
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Practical information on diabetes mellitus, disorders of the pituitary gland, disorders of the thyroid gland, disorders of the adrenal glands, reproductive disorders, and calcium and bone disorders.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
A review of gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett esophagus, esophageal carcinoma, peptic ulcer disease, dyspepsia, Helicobacter pylori infection, gastrointestinal complications of NSAIDs, gastric adenocarcinoma, pancreatitis, pancreatic adenocarcinoma, diarrhea, constipation, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel
disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, colorectal cancer, liver disease, gallbladder disease, and gastrointestinal bleeding.
General Internal Medicine
Insights on high value care; interpretation of the medical literature; routine care of the healthy patient; patient safety and quality improvement; professionalism and ethics; palliative care; chronic pain; medically unexplained symptoms; cough; chronic fatigue; dizziness; insomnia; syncope; lower extremity edema; musculoskeletal pain; dyslipidemia; obesity; men’s health; women’s health; eye disorders; ear, nose, mouth, and throat disorders; mental and behavioral health; geriatric medicine; and perioperative medicine.
Hematology and Oncology
Topics include hematopoietic stem cell disorders, multiple myeloma, erythrocyte disorders, transfusion, bleeding disorders,
platelets, thrombotic disorders, hematologic issues in pregnancy, issues in oncology, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, gastrointestinal malignancies, lung cancer, head and neck cancer, genitourinary cancer, lymphadenopathy and lymphoid malignancies, cancer of unknown primary site, melanoma, oncologic urgencies and emergencies, and effects of cancer therapy and survivorship.
Guidance on central nervous system infection, prion disease, skin and soft tissue infection, community-acquired pneumonia, tick-borne disease, urinary tract infection, Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection, nontuberculous mycobacterial infection, fungal infection, sexually transmitted infections, osteomyelitis, fever of unknown origin, travel medicine, bioterrorism, infectious gastrointestinal syndromes, infection in transplant recipients, health care–associated infection, HIV and AIDS, and viral syndromes. Also, new topics in anti-infective therapy.
Guidance on clinical evaluation of kidney function, fluids and electrolytes, acid-base disorders, hypertension, chronic tubulointerstitial diseases, glomerular diseases, kidney manifestations of gammopathies, genetic disorders and kidney disease, acute kidney injury, kidney stones, the kidney in pregnancy, and chronic kidney disease.
Insights on headache and facial pain, head injury, epilepsy, stroke, cognitive disorders, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, disorders of the spinal cord, neuromuscular disorders, and neuro-oncology.
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Coverage of pulmonary diagnostic tests, asthma, COPD, parenchymal lung disease, occupational lung disease, pleural disease, pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer, sleep medicine, high-altitude illness, respiratory failure, shock, mechanical ventilation, sepsis, anaphylaxis, and delirium.
Insights on approaches to the patient with rheumatologic disease, principles of therapeutics, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, spondyloarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren syndrome, mixed connective tissue disease, crystal arthropathies, infectious arthritis, idiopathic inflammatory myopathies, systemic vasculitis, systemic sclerosis, Behçet syndrome, relapsing polychondritis, adult-onset Still disease, autoinflammatory diseases, true connective tissue diseases, and IgG4-related disease.