Behavioral Science shelf

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  1. punjabiMD

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    are there any epidemiology or biostatistics questions on the Behavioral Science shelf?

    thanks!
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  2. csmith1

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    the link below gives you the breakdown of all their shelf exams.

    http://www.nbme.org/programs/medsch.asp#contout

    Here it is for BS...

    Progression through life cycle
    1%?5%

    Psychological and social factors influencing patient behavior
    5%?10%

    Patient interviewing, consultation, and interactions with the family
    10%?15%

    Medical ethics, jurisprudence, and professional behavior
    5%?10%

    Nutrition including vitamin deficiencies and eating disorders
    1%?5%

    Central & peripheral nervous systems
    50%?55%

    Normal processes (brain stem, brain, motor systems, autonomic nervous
    systems)
    5%?10%

    Psychopathologic disorders
    30%?40%

    Principles of therapy and pharmacodynamic general principles
    5%?10%

    Gender, ethnic, and behavioral considerations affecting
    disease treatment and prevention (including psychosocial, cultural, occupational, and environmental)
    5%?10%
     
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    Nope, just a honking buttload of "what would you say to this patient" and "what is the next thing you should do" questions. Somewhere along the lines of 55% I think. :scared:
     
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    Took this one today....for what its worth, if felt like a pharm test. way more than the '5-10%' listed above.
     

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