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Old 12-25-2010
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hi

So I did look at the First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 1 book
and I really doubt it is useful for the exam

Yeah I did bought FA Q&A and I think it's really exam related but the cases book is not good.

What do you think?
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yeah the cases book does not look good, it just looks like another boring FA book, it's not useful
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Yes. it's useless the Q/A Book is OK but not the Cases Book
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The cases book is actually awesome and am really shocked to see the results of the votes here
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Default FA Cases Must Have!

to all the fresheez!
herez a major piece of advice! if u planning on to sticking with FA and UW for ur Step 1 prep. I would suggest u to get ur hands on First Aid Cases for USMLE Step 1. do it with ur first read of FA. its an excellent book. prepares u for the storm which comes with UW! it warms u up real good. its simple and easy book. not a big brainer. not so consuming. yet very fruitful. considering it puts ur FA knowledge in Question Form!
In fact if I'm not wrong. these Cases were actually present in the old versions of FA. but they have removed it now and compiled it in this Book form.
Again it won't be needed who have done or are doing USMLE Rx or Kaplan Qbank or any other Qbank before they do their UWORLD. just for those Who jump directly to UW as their Major learning tool!!
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I need some help with this book. I have it along with UCV and I actually have no idea how to use them. Are you just reading through them or are you trying to use them as an activity??
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i did pharm from this book and yes as u said it was simple and easy,but again you learn some points.i think for those who do just UW Q bank and no other Qbanks and usual books it is helpful.i agree with shyangel
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I need some help with this book. I have it along with UCV and I actually have no idea how to use them. Are you just reading through them or are you trying to use them as an activity??
i really dont get wat u mean by UCV! n i definetley ise it as an activity!! it reinforces whatever u hav learned from FA!
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UCV= Underground clinical vignettes. It the same set up as the FA cases and it also from the same authors of FA but there are a ton more cases as they dedicate a book to each subject. I currently have 4 of those books given to my a friend along with the FA cases and I have no idea how to use them...
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UCV= Underground clinical vignettes. It the same set up as the FA cases and it also from the same authors of FA but there are a ton more cases as they dedicate a book to each subject. I currently have 4 of those books given to my a friend along with the FA cases and I have no idea how to use them...
then DONT use UCV! its not required!! use more sortafter qbanks for practice sake. FA Cases is jus a happy merrygoround form of going thru ur FA! fun and integrative! its not to asses ur knowledge like other qbanks. but it prepares u for what u'll b facing in the future!
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