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Default First Aid 2009 for exam next month!

Hey guys, just had a question - I have been using first aid 2009 edition for my prep. Is it too old? I've annotated most stuff from first aid 2010 that has been missing in the 2009 edition.

Do you think it is sufficient or should I look over 2011 Edition as well? My exam is in 20 days or so. I've gone over the 2009 FA almost 4 times and covered most things from the 2010 as well.

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I think you will be good with what you have. I have 2010, but I've seen 2011 ed. Some things are just rearranged, some moved to different pages, some tables are just a little bit different, and some material like ear is taken off 2011. I wouldn't say it is much different, certainly was not enough for me to justify buying new edition. Stick with your notes and good luck!
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Its too late on your preparation, if you already did UW and Qbank Kaplan and doing annotation, but i would definately use 2011, i got both 2009 and 2011,, and they are way too different and they remove topics and include new ones on 2011... =) For example on 2009 you dont have E. Coli on 2010 or 2011 you have it.

And stuff like that.

Now keep it hard and go for it... NBME will tell you where do you stand.
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