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App Review: Medical Calculator for iPhone

By Ravish Amin To write a good patient note during your nephrology, cardiology, and pulmonary medicine rotations, you have to know the common medical formulas. The Calculate app from QxMD Medical Software will help you calculate: For Nephrology – eGFR with CKD-Epi, the Cockcroft-Gault equation, MDRD, anion gap, […]

USMLE-Rx Predicts USMLE Step 1 Performance

Rationale: Medical students have few validated predictors of USMLE performance. We hypothesized that USMLE-Rx Step 1 Qmax could predict USMLE Step 1 performance. Methods: In this prospective cohort study, 26 U.S. medical students who used USMLE-Rx for USMLE preparation completed baseline questionnaires regarding their performance on USMLE-Rx, Kaplan […]