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Dr Sardonicus

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Hi,

I have heard that the "big three" topics tested on STEP 1 are Physio, Path, and Parm. Is this true?

Is there a percentage breakdown of how many questions are devoted to each topic?

Other than for OMT, would these percentages be similar for the COMLEX and USMLE?

Thanks.
 

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For COMLEX you can look at <a href="http://www.nbome.org" target="_blank">http://www.nbome.org</a>

I think from there you need to click on NBOME examinations. It gives a breakdown kind of like what you're looking for, but it's more specific. For example, it list that 13-16% of cases on Step I are asymptomatic. Then a percentage for bleeding, pain, etc....

Hope this is what you're looking for.
 
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