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question about micro

Discussion in 'Step I' started by Reborn24, Feb 27, 2007.

  1. Reborn24

    Reborn24 Guest

    Jun 22, 2005
    im having a really hard time trying to memorize the drug used for each organism. Do you guys think this is high yield enough for me to do this.
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  3. pinky65

    pinky65 5+ Year Member

    Feb 16, 2007
    it may be easier if you group drugs/organisms... to make it easier for myself i wrote down in MMRS the drug group that is used for most of the organisms in a chapter e.g. tetracycles for chlamydia/rickettsia, aminoglycosides for yersinia, francisella etc. if you remember the general groups then it's easier to learn the one or two exceptions to any of the groups.
  4. surprisedgirl

    surprisedgirl 2+ Year Member

    Oct 11, 2006
    how is th pharm part in MMRS? i have heard its not good to look at....any opinions?
  5. pinky65

    pinky65 5+ Year Member

    Feb 16, 2007
    i didn't really pay attention to the pharm stuff in CMMRS. I just added the names of some drug groups in some of the chapters to help me put the two together.
  6. mountainman123

    mountainman123 Guest

    Jul 18, 2006
    I read MMRS twice including the pharm sections and I thought that they were good for the Antibiotics, but the other sections were just ok. I used Microcards to memorize the specific drugs for the different bugs. You will find a lot of generalities such as Doxy for many, many bugs, Macrolides for atypical URI's etc...
  7. Old_Mil

    Old_Mil Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    Nov 19, 2004
    ...what's worked for me is reading about a bug from Micro made ridiculously simple, and when a treatment is cited, to go to first aid and learn everything about that particular drug.

    Worked a lot better than just trying to memorize all the antibiotics cold.

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