The 17th edition of Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP(R) 17) is specifically intended for physicians who provide personal, nonsurgical care to adults. Included are: general internists and primary care physicians; subspecialists who need to remain up-to-date in internal medicine; residents preparing for the Certification Exam in internal medicine; physicians preparing for the Maintenance of Certification Exam in internal medicine. The learning objectives of MKSAP(R) 17 are to:* Close gaps between actual care in your practice and preferred standards of care, based on best evidence.* Diagnose disease states that are less common and sometimes overlooked and confusing.* Improve management of comorbid conditions that can complicate patient care.* Determine when to refer patients for surgery or care by subspecialists.* Pass the ABIM Certification Examination and the ABIM Maintenance of Certification Examination.M KSAP(R) 17 General Internal Medicine offers insights on interpretation of the medical literature, routine care of the healthy patient, patient safety, professionalism and ethics, palliative care, chronic pain, acute and chronic cough, chronic fatigue, diziness, insomnia, syncope, chest pain, peripheral oedema, musculoskeletal pain, dyslipidemia, obesity, men's health, women's health, eye disorders, ear, nose, mouth, and throat disorders, anorectal disorders, mental and behavioural health, geriatric medicine, and perioperative medicine. It includes 168 multiple-choice questions.