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I am in the process of creating the greatest Pathoma Anki Deck ever. And i am trying to gauge if anyone would be interested in this deck. Here are three reasons why its The Greatest Pathoma Anki Deck.

Reason #1

I am creating a deck Organized in the exact order of Pathoma.

Main Deck: Pathoma
Subdeck: Chapter (1-19)
Sub-sub deck: Sub concepts within the chapter.

For instance chapter 1 is divided into the following subdecks: Growth adaptations, Cellular injury, Cell death, Free radical injury and Amyloidosis.

Why is this organization important?


This organization allows you to study a specific deck based on what you have studied and learned. You can do it in order or out of order. And because its organized in Anki the spaced repetition system means your retention will be through the roof.

There are about 5-30 questions on each subtopic (depending on level of complication). The questions are simple and will force you to recall the concepts.

Reason #2

I ask real questions. Some flashcards put words on one side (ie. Hyperplasia) and expect you to determine the question and the answer. My flashcards have real questions (ie. What is Hyperplasia? or Describe Hyperplasia). This allows you to remove the guessing game from flashcards.

Reason #3

The questions for each subtopic are setup as "siblings". This means that if a concept has 15 questions, Anki is automatically setup to ask one new question per day for the next 15 days, until all the concepts are learned. This prevents being overwhelmed by having to answer the 15 new questions of the same concept at the same time. With siblings you get master a little piece of the concept everyday by spreading those questions out over the next 15 days.

Here is an example of how my deck works:

Lets say you study the five sections in chapter one. Lets assume that each section represents a concept. Lets also assume that each concept has 15 questions. For example:

Study day 1: five new questions (One from each concept).
Study day 2: five "learning" questions and five new ones. (10 questions)
Study day 3:five "learning" questions from day one, five "learning" questions from day 2 and five new questions (15 questions).
Study day 4: 15 "learning" questions and 5 new questions. (Obviously if you have mastered some of the concepts you would have less questions this day)

At the end of 15 days you would've reviewed all 15 questions from each of the five concepts. As you study more concepts you will get more questions. Consequently, the number of flashcards you are studying will gradually increase, but so will your mastery of those concepts.

Also if you wanted to increase the amount of questions you want to complete daily. That option is easily configurable in Anki.

I will have completed this deck in about one week. If you think you may be interested in purchasing this deck, please send me an email.
 

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Yes, it will be quite extensive when I’m done. I suspect 3,000 questions.

Here is an example of how the questions for the first section in chapter one are organized.

1. What is the basic principle of growth adaptation?
2. What are the three things that can result in growth adaptation?
3. How does an increase in stress affect growth adaptation?
4. What is involved in hypertrophy?
5. What is involved in hyperplasia?
6. What tissues cannot undergo hyperplasia? (give an example)
7. Describe pathologic hyperplasia.

As you can see the questions are written in the same order as it is written in the book. You go from general concepts to specific detailed questions. Some are not questions as you can see in question seven. If it is not a question it is a statement indicating what concept you should be reviewing.
Chapter one has four sections. So you will be able to study growth adaptation and just study that particular deck if you wish. Some sections are quite long so sometimes I’ve made the decision to divide them up. If they are short I join them (as I did for Free Radical Injury and Amyolidosis in chapter one).
 

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There is a really good anki deck by brosencephalon. He combines FA and pathoma. And its free in case you're interested.
Thank you for the brosencephalon deck information.

I have it. I've use it. And i've abandon it. That deck inspired me to create this deck. Whoever did that deck, put a lot of work into that. I don't want to say anything disparaging about his/her effort.

That being said, the advantage of the brosencephalon deck is that its free. After that there is no comparison with what i'm offering.

My cards are simpler, better organized and well thought out. Here are three reasons.

1. My Pathoma deck is organized by chapter and subtopics. Which means you can study then review in the same order which you choose to study. As opposed to reading an entire chapter and then beginning your review. Or worse reading the entire book and then beginning your review.

2. My questions are arranged from big concept to detailed facts for every concept. This means you have to get the big picture first, then you start memorizing the details.

3. The questions themselves are geared to make you think about the concept. On the front of each and every one of my cards there is a question or a direct statement. Not just one word (ie Hyperplasia???).
 

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Yeah, i have bros deck too and was interested because i thought it would just be more convenient to have a strictly pathoma deck. Combine this with the fact that the pathoma lectures AND text is just 99$, 60 seems wayyy to steep for an anki deck.
 

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Yeah, i have bros deck too and was interested because i thought it would just be more convenient to have a strictly pathoma deck. Combine this with the fact that the pathoma lectures AND text is just 99$, 60 seems wayyy to steep for an anki deck.
This is not just an anki deck. Its the Greatest Pathoma Anki Deck Ever.

This deck is for a student who is tired of downloading "free" anki decks that were made specifically for the "unkown student" who made them. If you have the same study pattern as this "unknown student", then it will work. If you approach your study differently then it won't work. You'll end up creating your own deck. Which i confess is the best way to use Anki.

But if you are under time pressure this deck was created for you.

The deck that i've created is organized so you can adapt it to your study pattern. The $60 bucks may seem like a lot, but not when you take into account how much easier your life is going to be once you have it. In my humble opinion, next to Pathoma, this deck is the next best thing. Its been invaluable in my study process. I wish i had thought of this earlier.

This deck is great for a student who is just starting to get a great foundation.
This deck is great for a student who has already covered Pathoma to sharpen his/her knowledge.
It will save you tons of time, as you don't have to create the deck.

All that being said i can negotiate the $60 bucks. I'm interested in helping other students. You can message me directly if you are interested in negotiating.
 

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Want to purchase your Anki Deck

I am interested in purchasing your anki deck. But before i spend 60$ on it i would like to see a sample first

It would really be helpful if you can send me a sample of the 1st chapter (or any chapter is fine) in the deck so that i can go ahead and make the purchase.

One last question. How should i transfer you the money when purchasing the Anki deck?

Thanks
 

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Thank you for the brosencephalon deck information.

I have it. I've use it. And i've abandon it. That deck inspired me to create this deck. Whoever did that deck, put a lot of work into that. I don't want to say anything disparaging about his/her effort.

That being said, the advantage of the brosencephalon deck is that its free. After that there is no comparison with what i'm offering.

My cards are simpler, better organized and well thought out. Here are three reasons.

1. My Pathoma deck is organized by chapter and subtopics. Which means you can study then review in the same order which you choose to study. As opposed to reading an entire chapter and then beginning your review. Or worse reading the entire book and then beginning your review.

2. My questions are arranged from big concept to detailed facts for every concept. This means you have to get the big picture first, then you start memorizing the details.

3. The questions themselves are geared to make you think about the concept. On the front of each and every one of my cards there is a question or a direct statement. Not just one word (ie Hyperplasia???).
Could anyone send me the brosencephalon decks? To PM
Thanks in advance
 

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Very interested

very interested in your anki deck. PM me. Ill buy it without a sample, read your posts and clearly you had an image with it from the beginning. I only have one question. My exam is July 13, is that sufficient time to complete the deck?
 

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Corrections.

anyone get this deck? I wanna check it out!
No worries. I have to make a correction on the cards. They are no longer for sale. If you like you can send me your email. When i'm done with the corrections. I'll send you a sample and you determine if you want the entire deck. That way you can judge for yourself.

Thanks.
 
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