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Question Studying Patho before biochem?

So I know some subjects are easier to do if you did other subjects before them. Ex: Phys+Biochem before Pharma for sure.

I was wondering if doing Pathology before understand the basics of biochem will be ok? I'm guessing having my physio down before Patho should be fine for most chapters except for maybe the genetics portions?

I have 0 background in biochem and don't really feel like doing it right now since it'll kill my confidence a bit and I'm looking for a motivational boost so doing phys + path (subjects I am pretty good at) is what I had planned next.
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Sure, why not. Except for the genetics section as you have mentioned, patho rarely goes in-depth into biochemical pathways. Just do what makes you happy and read biochem when you're ready for it.
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i would strongly suggest biochem before patho
there's a decent amount of biochem in patho imo.
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I have 0 background in biochem and don't really feel like doing it right now since it'll kill my confidence a bit and I'm looking for a motivational boost so doing phys + path (subjects I am pretty good at) is what I had planned next.
I think you answered your own question. Motivation boost trumps everything else.
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I think you answered your own question. Motivation boost trumps everything else.
Well said! I agree...
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