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Hi everyone! Please help me select which book should i study pathology from iam really confused right now between Goljan and Pathoma.
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Hi everyone! Please help me select which book should i study pathology from iam really confused right now between Goljan and Pathoma.
Is this a trick question?

Pathoma pathoma pathoma!

You won't regret it.

You might want to use goljan if you want to spend an extra month or two on your prep without gaining much out of it.

Good luck
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I'd say pathoma too!
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Goljan who ?
This is the big debate, it is upto you
Goljan is very comprehensive and covers lots of things that are covered in other books e,g lap testing , electrolytes imbalance ..etc

Both are great , but Pathoma saves time and simplifies things amazingly ! You will love path for 1st time
Have a good time!
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Thank you guys.... u all were v helpful and i have decided to go through pathoma 1st and just an overview of goljan after that
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I am reading goljan!! I don't know about pathoma, as far as i know some people read gojan scored very good and few scored really bad. Similarly with pathoma.
I think its not the book you choose, its how you read.

I am sharing what i know about goljan, it is huge but its very well written and it will help you immensely for CK.

good luck!!
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I used Pathoma, don't know if it has worked (as I haven't taken the exam yet), but Mr. Wonderful is right, Sattar will make you love path!

Path was always one of my favorite subjects but this man just takes it up a notch, with all those explanations of his.

I used Goljan only for referencing some tough topics. It's a great book too but I believe it's pretty tough to recall and pretty comprehensive. If you got the time, why not.
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@aspireusmle.... yeah i also know ppl who used goljan and scored really well but they were good students so dunno if that counts.

thanks guys for info really appreciate it!
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