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Hi all:

3 days to exam, but i still have doubts about the timming to finish the new PN. Anyone has suggestions to write the new PN? We start from the DDx, but shall we leave the history findings and physical findings for each diagnosis after we finish writing the history. And after that we just copy and paste to those columns?

What do you think?
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Good luck Justin!!! I start from the beginning because you can copy and paste the history into the Ddx.

I wish you the best of luck friend
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Good luck, i have just tried to see if i can copy and paste from HPI note to the DDX hx findings and physical exam findings and yes it worked..so i guess you shld then start from HPI
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I posted a question on here a few days ago about whether we can actually copy and paste during the exam and got conflicting reports so be careful you may not actually be able to during the exam!! Just a word of warning. But since oyu take yours a few day before I take mine can you please put whether you were able to?!? hanks would help a lot!
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