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Question Step2-CS PN- Differential Diagnosis part

Since they changed the forms to include three DD with justifications, is there any guidance that we can use? there is nothing mentioned the new FA about this. We want to know what is enough, do we need to fill out everything ( all three differential diagnosis) and to fill out all related parts of history and physical exam. Is there any reliable material that can guide us here.
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this is my question as well.
what to include in those fields? just the pertinent positives that support each diagnosis from the history and physical or the findings or history that refute it as well?
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Hi,
For around 3 of the 12, i wrote only 2 differentials( gave 3 d/d's for the rest 9 cases)...... and coming to the supporting points in history, i wrote pertinent positives(3 for all the first diagnosis and atleast 2 for the second n third d/d's)..... coming to the supporting points in physical, i was able to write atleast one for around 7 cases. I passed the exam on dec 5th.
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