• SDN Site Updates

    Hey everyone! The site will be down for approximately 2 hours on Thursday, August 5th for site updates.

medicinehopeful

Member
10+ Year Member
5+ Year Member
Sep 17, 2004
211
0
Status (Visible)
hey all,
what is the best strategy for cranial nerves on step 1? First Aid is VERY condensed for the cranial nerves. HY Neuroanatomy has more. And my class notes have even more. Is it critical to memorize all the pathways? Any other suggestions?
 

bulldoc

Junior Member
10+ Year Member
5+ Year Member
May 27, 2006
57
1
Status (Visible)
  1. Resident [Any Field]
it's probably safe to say that knowing it as detailed as in HY neuro is sufficient. of course the more detail you know, the more "ammo" you have to answer a question, but this holds true with anything.

At least know the clinical vignettes associated w/ lesions of each CN. (cerebellar-pontine angle tumor blah blah blah)
 

buddindoc

Senior Member
7+ Year Member
15+ Year Member
Aug 7, 2003
205
0
Kerala,India or PA,USA
Status (Visible)
just my 2 cents.anatomy per se is not hi yield on the exam.
    • know FA well ALL of the exits and entries etc
    • do hi yield anat (book) and concentrate on the clinical manifestations of each nerve lesion
    .
  • know the loc of all CN on MRI
  • its all about clinical signs...
thats all
 
About the Ads
This thread is more than 14 years old.

Your message may be considered spam for the following reasons:

  1. Your new thread title is very short, and likely is unhelpful.
  2. Your reply is very short and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  3. Your reply is very long and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  4. It is very likely that it does not need any further discussion and thus bumping it serves no purpose.
  5. Your message is mostly quotes or spoilers.
  6. Your reply has occurred very quickly after a previous reply and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  7. This thread is locked.