USMLE First Aid Step 2 - CK 9th edition??

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    jc3804 2+ Year Member

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    Does anyone know when the new USMLE First Aid Step 2 CK (9th edition) is scheduled to come out?
     
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    namethatsmell 5+ Year Member

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    Probably ~2015 since the 8th version is 5 months old.
     
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    jc3804 2+ Year Member

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    Oh, I guess they don't come out as often as Step 1 book then.. Why is it that there isn't a new version every year?
     
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    Probably because Step 2ck is more of a clinical reasoning test rather than a content/memorization test, so books like First Aid aren't as useful. And because it's less useful information, there's less to update in terms of content, format, etc.
     

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