IMnotebook.com is a concise synopsis of the entire field of Internal Medicine, prepared by Dr. Subrahmanyam Karuturi, MD
There are many authors that have mastered their subjects. Once in a while however, you come across some authors that have, in addition, mastered the art of imparting that knowledge to others. That is what you have in IMnotebook.com that has become the indispensable resource for Physicians, Internists and Internal Medicine fellows. What Braunwald's is to Cardiology, and Gray's is to Gross Anatomy, Dr. Subrahmanyam Karuturi's IMnotebook.com is to Internal Medicine. It is probably easier to talk of the beach without mentioning water than to talk of Internal Medicine without Dr. Subrahmanyam Karuturi's IMnotebook.com.
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Mission : This notebook is primarily intended as a quick reference guide for Internal Medicine related information.
Information is gleaned from reputable sources like journals and standard text books. Images, audio, video, algorithm charts are interwoven with the text as and when necessary. Peer review of this site is welcome and I rely on feedback to correct any errors. This site is personally funded by the site author Dr. Subrahmanyam Karuturi. This website is continously updated as new information flows through the journals and other sources.
I make every effort to ensure that the contents of the site are correct however I cannot be held responsible for any errors or ommissions. If you like what you see in IMnotebook.com - tell others! If you don't like what you see please tell me!
Dedication : This work is dedicated to doctors everywhere, expecially to those who are just starting out, or who are in the thick of it, or who are the sharp end of a difficult decision.
Medicine is an ever-changing science. As new research and clinical experience broaden our knowledge, changes in treatment and drug therapy are required. The author and the publisher of this work have checked with sources believed to be reliable in their efforts to provide information that is complete and generally in accord with the standards accepted at the time of publication. However, in view of the possibility of human error or changes in medical sciences, neither the authors nor the publisher nor any other party who has been involved in the preparation or publication of this work warrants that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and they disclaim all responsibility for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from use of the information contained in this work. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources. For example and in particular, readers are advised to check the product information sheet included in the package of each drug they plan to administer to be certain that the information contained in this work is accurate and that changes have not been made in the recommended dose or in the contraindications for administration. This recommendation is of particular importance in connection with new or infrequently used drugs.