Family Medicine Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Fourth Edition

Have a Promotion Code?

Please enter it here:

Great deals and more!

Sign up for special offers, exclusive discounts, and new product announcements from McGraw-Hill Professional.



June 4, 2010


Mixed media product, 576 pages


0071625518 / 9780071625517


Your Price



Main description

Like flashcards in a book, this is an intense quick-hit Q&A review for the family medicine in-service and board exams and the perfect complement to larger texts

Why waste time guessing at what you need to know for the family medicine boards and in-service exam? Maximize your exam preparation time with this quick-hit question and answer review. The unique question and single-answer format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the correct answers you'll need to know on exam day. Emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. This high-yield review for the family medicine boards is the perfect complement to larger texts and provides intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.


  • 4,950+ Q&As with only the correct answer provided
  • NEW! Chapters on Sports Medicine and Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of Environmental, Psychosocial, and Preventative Medicine and Biostatistics
  • Completely updated with more than 30% brand new questions
  • Covers all the core competencies relative to the ABFM board exam

This intense Q&A review thoroughly covers:
Cardiovascular; Pulmonary; Gastrointestinal; Metabolic and Endocrine; Neurology; Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology; Infectious Disease; Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy; Genitourinary; Environmental; Hematology and Oncology; Dermatology; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Surgery: General and Trauma. Ophthalmology Ear, Nose, Throat Orthopedics Sports Medicine Pediatrics Geriatrics Psychology Imaging Preventative Medicine and Epidemiology.

Table of contents

1. Cardiovascular
2. Pulmonary
3. Gastrointestinal
4. Metabolic and Endocrine
5. Neurology
6. Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
7. Infectious Disease
8. Rheumatology, Immunology, and Allergy
9. Genitourinary
10. Environmental Medicine
11. Hematology and Oncology
12. Dermatology
13. Obstetrics/Gynecology
14. General Surgery and Trauma
15. Ophthalmology
16. Ear, Nose, and Throat
17. Orthopedics
18. Sports Medicine
19. Pediatrics
20. Geriatrics
21. Behavioral Science
22. Radiology
23. Preventative Medicine and Biostatistics

Author comments

Cynthia M. Waickus, MD, PhD
Associate Chair for Educational Programs
Department of Family Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL
William A. Schwer, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Family Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL
Scott H. Plantz, MD
Clinical Professor
Chicago Medical School
Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Copyright 2014 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


Before you can enjoy free downloads from McGraw-Hill Professional, we ask that you please provide your email address and country.

Yes, I want to receive other special offer.