Why make your own flash cards when we have all of the Flash Facts that you need, each fully correlated with the latest version of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1?! Why choose Flash Facts from USMLE-Rx? Over 14,000 flash cards covering every major area of the pre-clinical […]
By Michael Spinner Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common problem among hospitalized patients with numerous etiologies. Common causes include: Volume depletion or renal hypoperfusion (prerenal) ATN from ischemia or nephrotoxins (intrinsic), and Urinary obstruction (postrenal). For all of these etiologies, the final common pathway is an acute […]
On what drives USMLE-Rx Hundreds, if not thousands, of students by now have provided some of their wisdom, their experiences, and what they learned the hard way about doing well on the boards. They’re passing it on to the next generations of students. On what not to do when using […]
If you flip through any current medical journal, there is bound to be something written about physician burnout. But burnout isn’t limited to physicians; residents, attendings, and even medical students suffer from physical and mental exhaustion. I heard it as early as my third year of medical school […]
The sub-internship (sub-I) is a 3-4 week period during which final-year medical students work as unpaid interns, often with a much lighter patient load but with all the responsibilities and tasks of an intern.
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As a part of Medscape’s Best Practices series, First Aid senior editor, Dr. Tao Le, sat down with Neil Bhavsar to discuss recommendations on how to use USMLE-Rx when preparing for the USMLE Step 1. On when to begin using USMLE-Rx “USMLE-Rx works best if you use it longitudinally […]
By Mark Ard [Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2014 and has been updated to incorporate procedural changes and fee increases.] Every year, students schedule their USMLE Step 1 exam in high (anxiety-ridden) hopes that they will be able to coalesce and synthesize two years […]
By Richard A. Giovane It is Sunday night, one week exactly before I will graduate residency. This entire feeling of being “done” has mixed emotions. I am free to practice medicine how I want. Gone are the days of checking out patients to attendings or doing rounds with […]
A study strategy designed to help medical students store more knowledge in their long-term memory when preparing for USMLE Step 1.