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Default The Greatest Pathoma Anki Deck Ever.

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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