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I have a big problem in std memorization
no matter what I memorize I forget how to differentiate between them

is there any way to remember them ?????
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same her emiss patho..i mug them up n then mix them up .....u know i have a set
which consists of std's
diff vit b n their deficiencies
n the valve lesions n their murmurs
when u find an easier way to learn any of these ..pls share with me
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Hmmm..Ok the way i distinguish is first between ulcers....painfull and painless..... Then vesicles which is herpes......
bacterial vaginosis and trichomona both have high ph....but only trichomona has pruritis ...
candida differs in having low ph.....
it helps to make tables and cross out same symptoms....your left with differentiating factors whether its something small as prurittis or ph or pain and so far every question i have encountered does give you those small details....GOODLUCK
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i have sever problem in std memorization
no matter i memorize i forget how to diffrentiate between them

is there any way to remember them ?????
kaplan's videos are very helpful
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same her emiss patho..i mug them up n then mix them up .....u know i have a set
which consists of std's
diff vit b n their deficiencies
n the valve lesions n their murmurs
when u find an easier way to learn any of these ..pls share with me
thnks
Valve lesions r easy ..
Left sided lesion murmur increase with expiration and right sided with Inspiration
When you see murmur at apex ,it means mitral prob- now if systolic then regurgitation n if diastolic then stenosis
When u see murmur at lower left sternal border then aortic prob or vsd
Vsd- holosystolic murmur
Aortic stenosis- mainly pt have syncope , systolic murmur
Aortic insuffeciency- diastolic murmur, bounding pulse ..
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thnks usmlekzz that was useful..is there any way to remember the vitamin b and their deficiencies..........i get their questions wrong every time!!!!
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Valve lesions r easy ..
Left sided lesion murmur increase with expiration and right sided with Inspiration
When you see murmur at apex ,it means mitral prob- now if systolic then regurgitation n if diastolic then stenosis
When u see murmur at lower left sternal border then aortic prob or vsd
Vsd- holosystolic murmur
Aortic stenosis- mainly pt have syncope , systolic murmur
Aortic insuffeciency- diastolic murmur, bounding pulse ..
Really thank u man ,, I had a real confusion about this issue
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thank usmlekzz
can continue with other murmur
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thnks usmlekzz that was useful..is there any way to remember the vitamin b and their deficiencies..........i get their questions wrong every time!!!!
thnks
I don't know much about it either but, we need to remember main 3 vit b prob
1) b6 ( pyridoxine) def causes Peripheral neuropathy (isoniazid usage cause b6 def) and it causes sideroblastic like anemia since we use b6 in heme synthesis

2) b1 thiamine def- mainly in alcoholics wernicke-Kordsakoff syndrome
We use thiamine in some biochemical activity, but I forgot enzymes name from step 1 biochem

3) b12(cobalamin ) Def - subacute combined degeneration

If somebody wants to add it , most welcome , would be very helpful...
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There a nice table summarizing STDs in FA in the Infectious Disease Chapter page 240, and there is another table for vaginitis causes in the gyn chapter.
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There a nice table summarizing STDs in FA in the Infectious Disease Chapter page 240, and there is another table for vaginitis causes in the gyn chapter.
thanks i memorize them the forget them
so imade my own notes

and also i know the things i will forget bf the exam so decide to review them b4 the day of exam

1-STD
2- development
3- vitamine
4-immunediffciency disorder
4- child rash all types
5-heart murmur
5-vaccination
6-prevention review
ithink these r the stuff that r high yield we always forget them or make mistake about them
so iwill review them

is there anyone add for the this list ??
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Best thing i have seen for vavles to add to USMELKZ stuff..
ARMS PRTS<<<<<<<<<are diastolic
MTV<<<<<add r to MT are all holosystolic=pansystolic

Mr...Mitral Regurg
Tr...Triscuspid Regurg
V....VSD

right side inc with inhalation
left side with expiration


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u know what miss patho..u r right ..i am gointo keep ur list as a guide and add to it from time to time..these would be the things i needto revise before the exam ..for now i want to add

THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF PENCILLIN AND CEPHALOSPORINS AND THEIR USAGE

ALSO THE DRUGS USED IN VT AND SVT
AND THE MORTALITY REDUCING MEDICINES IN DIFFERENT CARDIAC CONDITIONS
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u know what miss patho..u r right ..i am gointo keep ur list as a guide and add to it from time to time..these would be the things i needto revise before the exam ..for now i want to add

THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF PENCILLIN AND CEPHALOSPORINS AND THEIR USAGE

ALSO THE DRUGS USED IN VT AND SVT
AND THE MORTALITY REDUCING MEDICINES IN DIFFERENT CARDIAC CONDITIONS
iwill add for the last day review
fracture in adult
1st aid page 257 table
because i forget these fracture
and pediatric fracture 1st aid table page 273
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maybe this helps

mortality benefit in ACS

TPM for ACS
not in order
  • Thrombolytics
  • primary PCI
  • Metoprolol
  • Aspirin
  • Clopidogrel
  • Statin

and add ARB/ACEI if pt has decrease EF
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