Alert Medical Series: Internal Medicine Alert I

by Ala Sarraj, MD

 

Book Details

Alert Medical Series

This series is a compilation of powerful high yield random notes and comparisons that will guarantee laser-sharp comprehensive and effective knowledge acquisition and high score passing rates in the fields of USMLE (US Medical Licensing Exam), Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine boards.

 

Book Excerpt

• PNH (Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria): Non-immune hemolysis. Dark urine in the morning. Thrombosis: liver (Budd Chiari syndrome), mesenteric vein, CNS site. • NPH (Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus): 1. Urinary incontinence. 2. Slow movements (bradykinesia). 3. Confusion. (“ Wet, Wacko, Wobbly “).

 

About the Author

Ala Sarraj, MD

The Author: Ala Sarraj, MD, American board certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine. He graduated from Damascus Univ. Med. School / Syria. Trained at Georgetown Univ. Dept. of Medicine / DC General hospital, Washington, DC, and Rush Univ. Med. center / Chicago. Dr. Sarraj is a full time emergency medicine physician in Chicago metropolitan area since 1991. The Editor: The series was reviewed and edited by Maggy Shamekh, MD. A graduate, residency trained and holding masters degree of family medicine from Cairo Univ. Med. School / Egypt. Performed collaboration research work between Cairo Univ. cancer institute and MD Anderson cancer center, Houston / Texas. Worked for the WHO for the eradication of polio in the Middle East. Dr. Shamekh is a diplomat in health care quality management from the American Univ. / Cairo.

Also by Ala Sarraj, MD

Alert Medical Series: USMLE Alert I
Alert Medical Series: USMLE Alert II
Alert Medical Series: USMLE Alert III
Alert Medical Series: Internal Medicine Alert II
Alert Medical Series: Internal Medicine Alert III
Alert Medical Series: Emergency Medicine Alert I
Alert Medical Series: Emergency Medicine Alert II
Alert Medical Series: Emergency Medicine Alert III