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Sorry if this has been addressed recently, but I didn't see anything recent. Where would one find these supposed ASRA pain exam questions I've seen discussed in the past? Is that still what people would recommend? If not, what resource(s) would you use to study for it? Thanks.
 

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Board vitals qbank > painexam.com

Dannemiller videos pretty good as well.
 
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So a buddy sent me the pdf of the dannemiller lectures. I downloaded it to my computer and noticed it was 1457 pages!! I'm seriously feeling overwhelmed and have no idea how in the world I'm going to get through even a fraction of it. Plus I prefer to make notes on paper but the thought of printing out 1457 pages makes me nauseous. Any suggestions/tips for studying?? This sucks
 

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So a buddy sent me the pdf of the dannemiller lectures. I downloaded it to my computer and noticed it was 1457 pages!! I'm seriously feeling overwhelmed and have no idea how in the world I'm going to get through even a fraction of it. Plus I prefer to make notes on paper but the thought of printing out 1457 pages makes me nauseous. Any suggestions/tips for studying?? This sucks
You've been taking exams your whole adult life and have been successful- this will be no different, do some qbanks and maybe a board review book and you'll be fine.
 

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Suggest the following. divide 1457 by the number of days you have left before the exam. take that number and study/read that many pages every day until you finish. If 1457 is too big a number for you, obtain a source that is smaller. YMMV.
 
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So a buddy sent me the pdf of the dannemiller lectures. I downloaded it to my computer and noticed it was 1457 pages!! I'm seriously feeling overwhelmed and have no idea how in the world I'm going to get through even a fraction of it. Plus I prefer to make notes on paper but the thought of printing out 1457 pages makes me nauseous. Any suggestions/tips for studying?? This sucks
Print double sided? ;)
 
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video or audio. listen while driving to and from work.

and in evening while S.O. is watching latest Nicolas Sparks book made in to a movie...
 
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where can you get the Dannemiller lectures?
 

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video or audio. listen while driving to and from work.

and in evening while S.O. is watching latest Nicolas Sparks book made in to a movie...
This. The PDF slides are varying in quality and are not high-yield without the accompanying video or audio.

I simply listened to the lectures while commuting and while seeing the slides would've helped some, the audio is good enough.
 
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So a buddy sent me the pdf of the dannemiller lectures. I downloaded it to my computer and noticed it was 1457 pages!! I'm seriously feeling overwhelmed and have no idea how in the world I'm going to get through even a fraction of it. Plus I prefer to make notes on paper but the thought of printing out 1457 pages makes me nauseous. Any suggestions/tips for studying?? This sucks
Can u send it here please? Been lookin for the pdf
 

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dannemiller is great... but not all the videos are meaningful to the exam.

Yaksh lectures are interesting, and some of it comes up. fiber types, myelination etc
Candido talks on sympathetically mediated pain
Rana talks on peds/OB minor points


ASA Questions were helpful and free online. Boardvitals is good for your own knowledge.
 
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You don’t need to read these slides to do well on the exam. You just do a bazillion questions and/or make notecards and you’re golden. If you want to read the slides because you are personally interested, great, but nowhere near necessary.
 
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I think that whatever you study, the exam generally sorts out those who prepare from those who don't.

I thought BoardVitals and PassMachine were disappointingly low yield. But still, if you do enough, you can potentially get enough yield...
 

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Anyone have a guess as to how many questions are in each of the Q Banks (Board Vitals and Pain Exam)? Thanks!