My flashcard spreadsheet for step 1

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  1. tiedyeddog

    tiedyeddog 7+ Year Member

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    Hey everyone, I have been getting messages about this a couple times a week so I thought I would just make a post about it.

    Last year nick naylor began and I finished a google doc spreadsheet with all of the pharm knowledge from first aid 2013 and uworld. Here is the link to view it. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ApZvgjtaB02ddFBQdzlJb2ttRVJESXRKbEFzdlJ5emc&usp=sharing

    There are 514 cards. I used flash cards deluxe (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flashcards-deluxe/id307840670?mt=8) and on my ipad and used the spaced repetition tool to really hammer them away. Pharm was easily my best subject on step 1 after knowing these cold, hope it helps!

    p.s. I am not going to give anyone editing privileges If you want to make edits/add to it then just make a copy of the spreadsheet and customize it as you like! Share the link with anyone you think might benefit from it.
     
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    001100010010011 2+ Year Member

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    You are a saint.
     
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    So I can import that spreadsheet to flashcards deluxe and it will turn them all into cards?
     
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    tiedyeddog 7+ Year Member

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    Yes, it should
     
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    Ismet PGY-fun SDN Administrator 5+ Year Member

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    Thanks so much for this! 2 weeks until my test and pharm is pretty much the only thing holding me back.

    If you want a free alternative for flashcards, Quizlet allows you to import the data as well. Just copy the first two columns of the spreadsheet and paste into quizlet. I don't know if it has spaced repetition, but if your test is coming up like mine, Quizlet would probably suffice.

    Edit: here's the quizlet set with all 514 - http://quizlet.com/_ppcb8
     
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  7. Dr Dazzle

    Dr Dazzle 5+ Year Member

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    Are these all the drugs we are responsible for on step 1? if you know these you're set?

    It would be solid if somebody did this for micro too.
     
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    tiedyeddog 7+ Year Member

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    Yeah, good call.

    Only do spaced repetition if you have 1 month plus left. Under that and you'll never get through all the cards in the correct way. Just do normal flash cards if you're close to your date.
     
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    That's all the drugs in fa 2013 and Uworld when I did it last year. No idea if fa 2014 has more than this.
     
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    FA 2014 has a few more that I've noticed (e.g. sulfa drugs and etanercept are added as two more drugs that can cause drug-induced lupus; I would add alpha-methyldopa as well). Besides that, this looks like a very comprehensive list. Plus, it has a few drugs that I've seen in UWorld (e.g., rasburicase). I've imported the spreadsheet into Anki and have been customizing it. Making my own cards has been taking up too much time so this is a splendid gift.

    Thank you so much!
     
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    Ismet PGY-fun SDN Administrator 5+ Year Member

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    Check out the Lippincott Microcards. They're pretty good for general micro.

    I had been using PharmCards earlier in my prep but there is way too much low-yield/no-yield info on those cards to wade through.
     
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    Just got picmonic and planning to go through that for FA micro and some drugs
     
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    Some high yield drug facts commonly tested on Step 1:
     
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