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For an overview of this item's appearances in the Fallout series of games, see D.C. Journal of Internal Medicine.

The D.C. Journal of Internal Medicine is a skill book in Fallout: New Vegas.


Reading this book permanently increases the player character's Medicine skill by 3 points (4 with the Comprehension perk).


With the add-on Old World Blues, this skill book can be crafted by the player character.

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D.C. Journal of Internal Medicine (1)
Note: the recipe is consumed as part of the crafting process - meaning only one book can be crafted.


Other than being created, the skill book can be found in the following locations.

Closest map markerLocation description
Cave of the Abaddon Gametitle-FNV LRAfter exiting the Cave of the Abaddon, in the south corner under a nightstand, in the room with the bed and the exit to The Divide (In the "Buried Building"), underneath the RALPHIE poster.
Followers safehouseOn the beside table shelf, by the bed on the right, in the second room.
HELIOS OneUpstairs in the main building, lying on a bed in the same room with the east terminal password.
Mesquite Mountains craterInside Hell's Motel, below the globe with a hat, on the table with the radio and repair kit.
NovacIn the middle of the queen-sized bed, inside Ranger Andy's bungalow.
Villa clinic Gametitle-FNV DMIn the Villa clinic basement, in a tool cabinet next to some fire extinguishers.


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