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IMG Residency Match Forum International Medical Graduates (IMGs) discussing the residency matching process.


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Old 05-31-2013
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Guys help me out for CK prep.. which subjects to read from mtb 2 ..and which ones from mtb 3? Taking exam in august..got very less time..need to be selective!. thanks in advance.
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read mtb 5 , dont read mtb 2-3......
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read mtb 2 entirely first..whenever you finish a chapter from mtb2 look into mtb 3 to see if it has something extra and mark that with a highlighter..this way you do both...which is what needs to be done if you have 3 months only..
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If you are really short in time, I'd go for MTB2 and UWorld only.

MTB3 has a few topics not in MTB2, I'm distrustful with what I read and it helps my memory reading both books side by side.

FA has helpful tables and "key facts" (arrhythmias, musculoskeletal injuries, types of shock) that wouldn't take too much of your time if you skim for them, just avoid the unpalatable text
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