For an overview of this item, 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.

D.C. Journal of Internal Medicine (1)
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 Lonesome Road (add-on)After 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 bedside table shelf, by the bed on the right, in the second room. Entry requires a key.
HELIOS OneUpstairs in the main building, lying on a bed in the same room with the east terminal password
Hell's MotelThe shack inside the Mesquite Mountains crater, 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 Dead MoneyIn the Villa clinic basement, in a tool cabinet next to some fire extinguishers


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