USMLE Step 1 & Step 2 CK Question Breakdown: 2-in-1 Edition | ITB Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors)

October 23, 2018

InsideTheBoards Audio Blog (powered by MedSchoolTutors) 

Another feature in our Audio Blog series where we take posts from The MedSchoolTutors Blog (the very best blog for medical school) and record them for on-the-go learning. We're focusing on articles that cover question breakdowns, examination and study advice, and those related to mental wellbeing and wellness during medical school. 

Today's episode features the article: 

 An 83-year old woman presents to the ED with very acute abdominal pain for 1 hour. 

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What test would be most likely to establish her diagnosis?

  1. Chest X-Ray
  2. Abdominal CT Angiography
  3. RUQ US
  4. Amylase, Lipase, and LFTs
  5. MRCP
  6. Abdominal X-Ray

Read the full vignette and post here

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Music: Anaesthetist from The Mindsweep by Enter Shikari. Used with permission. 

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The Med School Survival Kit: Breezing through Medical School While Crushing Your Exams | Dr. Wendell Cole

October 13, 2018

Today's interview features Dr. Wendell Cole. He's an ortho resident and author of the new book, The Med School Survival Kit: Breezing through Medical School While Crushing Your Exams. Today, we're discussing his book, covering a high-yield practice question on gout, and he offers some practical advice on taking notes during your preclinical years and achieving balance as a medical student. Check out his podcast, Convos with Cole, especially the episode How to Get a 250 on Step 1

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