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USMLE

USMLE Step 1 Study: Best resources

USMLE is one of the most difficult exams and step 1 tests you meticulously for you basic science knowledge. Step 1 exam is based on disciplines namely: Pathology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry and nutrition, Anatomy and embryology, Histology, cell biology, Behavioral sciences, Immunology and genetics. Uworld USMLE is basically the best known resource for preparing you […]

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MBBS Exams

All you want to know about PLAB {UK}

    What is the PLAB test?  “Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board” The PLAB test is for doctors who have qualified overseas and wish to practise medicine in the UK under limited registration. The test assesses your ability, as a doctor, to work safely as a senior house officer (SHO) in a UK NHS hospital.   How […]

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    USMLE

    260+ in USMLE Step 1 : A students experience

    The article was shared on a forum in facebook by a doctor who appeared for step 1 USMLE. We liked the tips and shared it in our website for interested readers. Here is what it says. Syed Faiz Abbas, a medical student has shared his experience through a 260+ score in step 1 USMLE and […]

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    Colleges USMLE

    MY USMLE STEP 1 SCORE 252 : Dr Harika’s experience

    Firstly a big thanks to my family , friends and most importantly to this group for making my dream of 250s. Basically I am writing my experience for all those people who freak out just by getting low scores in NBMEs and decide their final performance solely based on NBME. Yes! NMBEs are highly predictive […]

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    How to Read a Chest Xray II : Pneumonia

      Before Proceeding to How to Read Chest Xray of Pneumonia patient , read the sequential reading of chest Xray. Terminologies: RUZ- Right Upper Zone RMZ- Right Middle Zone RLZ- Right Lower Zone CP angle- Costophrenic Angle Air Bronchogram- air-filled bronchi (dark) being made visible by the opacification of surrounding alveoli (grey/white) 1. Pneumonia Lobar consolidation – […]

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      USMLE

      Repeatedly Asked Topics in USMLE Step 1 – Online Forum trends 2010-2014

      These are some of the buzzing topics and trends found in online USMLE forums since 2010. The topics below represent experiences of people who have taken their Step 1 test.  For your ease we’ve tried to search those topics on FA and have provided respective page numbers. Asterisks have been put on ultra HY topics. […]

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      How to calculate sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value and negative predictive value.

        Medical students need to be dexter in statistics. It is really needed though we often find it boring and hard to get through. These basic things apply in everyday medicine. So ready ?   Lets assume we have 1000 patients for sample. Now lets say 100 patients actually have Diabetes not under treatment. So, 900 people […]

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        MBBS Exams

        Viva or Oral Examination: Learn to face it

        Even the toughest of the students have gone blank, messed up viva exam and have led to failure. Some examiners conduct viva with an intention of failing as many students as possible. So viva-voce is a matter of uncertainty and an iron gate for many.  Such viva horror stories brings immense pressure on students which […]

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        Mnemonics

        Community Medicine Mnemonics

        Community Medicine (Preventive and Social Medicine) also belongs to the course that you need to complete for medical careers. The subject although being a lot more easier compared to Basic sciences, people may find it pretty difficult to pass the exams. The main reason behind this fact is the negligence (studying only at the eleventh hour) […]

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