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  Topic: SRB or conventional Baily love or schwartz for surgery
xenixmacos

Replies: 7
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PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Friday 26th of February 2010 04:50:12 PM   Subject: interesting reads
bailey and love is a mighty interesting read. I used to be damn scared of that book.. till I happened to read it!.

As far as surgery is concerned, you can pursur SRB or bailey. But I sowehow think ...
  Topic: MBBS PATHOLOGY
xenixmacos

Replies: 2
Views: 2019

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Thursday 25th of February 2010 09:45:49 PM   Subject: ALL it is!
A/c Ly Leu
  Topic: which branch to opt for md after mbbs??
xenixmacos

Replies: 5
Views: 7399

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 24th of February 2010 09:23:33 PM   Subject: you'll do ok
you'll do just fine!

relax and enjoy your career path icon_wink.gif
  Topic: Books for MBBS students - available after moderators approval
xenixmacos

Replies: 1
Views: 1072

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Tuesday 23rd of February 2010 08:59:20 PM   Subject: Books available
Quite a lot of books available for those who want it.

1) AMC (Australian Medical Council) Books (PM Me for the list)
With question banks

2)Books for indian entrances, and quite a few subjectwis ...
  Topic: which branch to opt for md after mbbs??
xenixmacos

Replies: 5
Views: 7399

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Tuesday 23rd of February 2010 08:53:09 PM   Subject: everything takes time
Whoa! - no surgical field skill comes without time and practice. If you want ANY surgical discipline.. do understand that it will take time after your masters. If you don't want that kind of stuff - h ...
  Topic: which branch to opt for md after mbbs??
xenixmacos

Replies: 5
Views: 7399

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Monday 22nd of February 2010 02:12:34 PM   Subject: surgicals
Since all options(ENT, Oph, OBG) you have listed are surgery oriented, shall i assume that you are inclined towards that?

If that is the case then 50% of the work is done.

ENT and ophthal are b ...
  Topic: Books for MBBS students - available after moderators approval
xenixmacos

Replies: 1
Views: 1072

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Sunday 21st of February 2010 10:34:44 PM   Subject: Books for MBBS students - available after moderators approva
First of all I would like to call any of the concerned moderators for this section to read through this post and take the correct course of action.

I have mailed RxPG support regarding this matter, ...
  Topic: IS MBBS meant for doing research
xenixmacos

Replies: 1
Views: 1003

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Sunday 21st of February 2010 10:26:56 PM   Subject: A battle royale
MBBS is not as simple and straightforward as one might expect.

Humongous study load, and examinations in waiting.

Research projects can be taken up (ICMR aided ones for example), but depends o ...
  Topic: Failed final year MBBS
xenixmacos

Replies: 2
Views: 6273

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Sunday 21st of February 2010 10:22:59 PM   Subject: true
closest exam would be the AIIMS Nov. Isn't it?, otherwise - yes you would have lost time.. but then - use that as a ground to PREPARE not as a bed of DESPAIR
  Topic: Harrison Or Davidson??
xenixmacos

Replies: 14
Views: 8875

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Saturday 20th of February 2010 06:59:57 PM   Subject: ok
that combo is ok.. but dont tend to veer towards the harrison handbook at the end (like the harsh mohan handbook for patho). Start reading topics at regular intervals
  Topic: MBBS
xenixmacos

Replies: 5
Views: 2200

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Saturday 13th of February 2010 04:21:14 PM   Subject: ananthanarayan
ananthanarayan no doubt.. its packed with the right amount of information, that wont make you feel like a microbe in the petri dish of medicine
  Topic: Harrison Or Davidson??
xenixmacos

Replies: 14
Views: 8875

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 10th of February 2010 08:58:56 PM   Subject: age old question - simple answer
Every year - this same question props up on the forums of rxpg, and every year I give the same answer -

Dont go for harrisons during your MBBS days - because it can become overwhelming - and leave ...
  Topic: HARRISON?
xenixmacos

Replies: 4
Views: 2055

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Sunday 12th of April 2009 10:27:43 AM   Subject: download
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  Topic: The literature of medicine. . .
xenixmacos

Replies: 13
Views: 5194

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Friday 10th of April 2009 06:17:22 PM   Subject: The literature of medicine. . .
"The art of medicine is in amusing a patient while nature affects the cure." --Voltaire

Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly to -- James Bryce

One finger in the throat and one i ...
  Topic: List: My 3 favourite books in MBBS [#]
xenixmacos

Replies: 189
Views: 94714

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Friday 10th of April 2009 06:09:43 PM   Subject: Hmm
Guyton - ONE of the first books I bought, and one of the few which are lying 'half' read' in my shelf.

Bailey & Love - A giant with whom I finally did manage to shake hands.

Kumar & Clark - Jus ...
  Topic: PPLLZZ HELP MEEE.... aiready middle of III rd year MBBS
xenixmacos

Replies: 5
Views: 2032

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Monday 30th of March 2009 06:30:48 PM   Subject: Hard work
hard work and determination is what you must ingrain.. repeated reading and note-making is essential. AIIMS exam is gonna be tough, but you are conveniently poised in the IIIrd year, to start preps.
...
  Topic: STUDY TIPS FOR FINAL YEAR MBBS(8TH TERM)
xenixmacos

Replies: 22
Views: 93507

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Monday 30th of March 2009 07:49:44 AM   Subject: aww
icon_biggrin.gif Solid piece of advice to tinyrekhoo mate!- but rekhoo's confused, and since all of us have been in similar situations- it does good to ask and be advised.
  Topic: STUDY TIPS FOR FINAL YEAR MBBS(8TH TERM)
xenixmacos

Replies: 22
Views: 93507

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Sunday 29th of March 2009 04:41:30 PM   Subject: STUDY TIPS FOR FINAL YEAR MBBS(8TH TERM)
priyamvada which college did you study in?
  Topic: working???
xenixmacos

Replies: 2
Views: 1069

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Sunday 29th of March 2009 03:58:12 PM   Subject: apprentice?
You mean like an apprenticeship? .. well- at each stage of your MBBS life you have different answers to this question -

I MBBS- Dont give it too much thought - try learning anatomy,physio & boich ...
  Topic: STUDY TIPS FOR FINAL YEAR MBBS(8TH TERM)
xenixmacos

Replies: 22
Views: 93507

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Sunday 29th of March 2009 03:39:58 PM   Subject: Subs
Hmm- What textbooks have you been following till now?..

I would suggest good readings of Davidson (because thats the 'standard' book). If you're the kind who'd like to go a bit more indepth into sy ...
  Topic: PG ENTRANCE COACHING
xenixmacos

Replies: 1
Views: 1182

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Saturday 28th of March 2009 09:31:44 PM   Subject: Coaching
A coaching centre does have its pros and cons which are entirely based on YOUR mindset.. sure- you'll have a set of class toppers there too- and you'll probably wonder how the hell they manage to scor ...
  Topic: FAQ: When to buy Harrisons during MBBS?
xenixmacos

Replies: 14
Views: 8039

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Saturday 28th of March 2009 09:23:28 PM   Subject: buy
O.P Ghai & Maheshwari are both books that do not undergo revisions that often- so even if you buy it now (Man!- you NEED to start reading paeds especially) you will be doing yourself a big favor.. icon_smile.gif
  Topic: STUDY TIPS FOR FINAL YEAR MBBS(8TH TERM)
xenixmacos

Replies: 22
Views: 93507

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Saturday 28th of March 2009 09:16:43 PM   Subject: shout
Hmm- in your situation tinyrekhoo- i would suggest at least 3 rounds of reading of the texts with notes prepared too.. you have time to do that..don't worry. I don't think any would -be doctor is thor ...
  Topic: good mcq books
xenixmacos

Replies: 4
Views: 2121

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Tuesday 24th of March 2009 11:01:07 PM   Subject: amazon
I would suggest searching amazon.com for books with keyword 'MCQ', and then reading the reviews of customers, and then taking a decision.. I bought quite a number of good books that way.
  Topic: Which robbins?
xenixmacos

Replies: 9
Views: 3782

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Friday 20th of March 2009 01:49:17 PM   Subject: exams at the door
if exams are right at your door - no question of trying to read up robbins- it's just too vast! - take and read harshmohan , and stick to it!

If you have time - say 6-8 months- then reading robbins ...
  Topic: The trip thru MBBS II
xenixmacos

Replies: 1
Views: 911

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Friday 20th of March 2009 01:44:52 PM   Subject: long time
II MBBS is the peach in the MBBS tree- you get to unwind a bit, take things a bit easier. But, more often than not, we tend to over-relax and de-stress ourselves- to the point of nonchalance, and that ...
  Topic: When to start PG prep in MBBS? [#]
xenixmacos

Replies: 56
Views: 18693

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Thursday 19th of March 2009 09:18:06 PM   Subject: time factor
see dear, the scheme of studying you took up - i.e reading systemwise anatomy followed by physio etc. is ideally how medicine as a whole should be learned !
That said!- let us consider hard facts. yo ...
  Topic: When to start PG prep in MBBS? [#]
xenixmacos

Replies: 56
Views: 18693

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Thursday 19th of March 2009 09:13:10 PM   Subject: time factor
see dear, the scheme of studying you took up - i.e reading systemwise anatomy followed by physio etc. is ideally how medicine as a whole should be learned !
That said!- let us consider hard facts. yo ...
  Topic: When to start PG prep in MBBS? [#]
xenixmacos

Replies: 56
Views: 18693

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 18th of March 2009 09:42:25 PM   Subject: oh hey
oh- i thought you were already deep into the clinical subjects, since you've had them for 3 years now (remember when your clinics started).

You must have had departmental test series i suppose?.. d ...
  Topic: HARRISON?
xenixmacos

Replies: 4
Views: 2055

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Tuesday 17th of March 2009 09:53:17 PM   Subject: wait a bit
i feel - you can wait a bit for your next purchase - core topics usually don't change after each edition, so you won't be missing out much. The year prior to your PG and year of PG are the most import ...
  Topic: STUDY TIPS FOR FINAL YEAR MBBS(8TH TERM)
xenixmacos

Replies: 22
Views: 93507

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Tuesday 17th of March 2009 09:46:08 PM   Subject: ortho
I have personally found ebnezar to be a more interesting read than maheshwari. Why don't you check it out in your library, compare the two and decide?
  Topic: When to start PG prep in MBBS? [#]
xenixmacos

Replies: 56
Views: 18693

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Tuesday 17th of March 2009 09:41:16 PM   Subject: subjects of choice
Hmm - tough question suzane, but I think that you would be looking for a definite answer instead of 'maybe this ,maybe that' so here goes

Basic sciences - I'd say Biochem and Physio MUST be read u ...
  Topic: clinical postings.......
xenixmacos

Replies: 3
Views: 3346

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Monday 16th of March 2009 09:38:26 PM   Subject: the library
Ah yes rachel- the library!. If you plan to stick to your plan- good for you, and more power to you!
the sanctum of the library has the magical effect of boosting your confidence manifold, making yo ...
  Topic: When to start PG prep in MBBS? [#]
xenixmacos

Replies: 56
Views: 18693

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Monday 16th of March 2009 09:31:55 PM   Subject: final year texts
heh heh- a very very good query on final year texts.

I'll tell you what all I read, but do not use this as a yardstick

1)Medicine- DO NOT try reading Harrison for your main exams- you'll just en ...
  Topic: dictionary
xenixmacos

Replies: 5
Views: 1963

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Thursday 12th of March 2009 05:03:10 PM   Subject: dictionary
dorland is the quickest read.
  Topic: Which is better: Keith Moore or Richard Snell?
xenixmacos

Replies: 11
Views: 8172

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Thursday 12th of March 2009 05:01:18 PM   Subject: chau
stick to chaurasia for exams- selections are better accesible, and easier to recall. Use K & M as reference. You have biochem and phsio too- remember. You can brush up on anatomy with the bigger books ...
  Topic: Fresher! Help please..........
xenixmacos

Replies: 5
Views: 1867

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Thursday 12th of March 2009 04:57:42 PM   Subject: the hard truth
All of us have been there my friend- I remember when I joined medicine, was totally fuzzed out for the first 2 months, but then slowly got on track, and did just fine.
You entered a sphere of learni ...
  Topic: FAQ: When to buy Harrisons during MBBS?
xenixmacos

Replies: 14
Views: 8039

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 02:27:02 PM   Subject: now
you can buy now- because you can start making noted earlier. But dont make the mistake of trying to use it as a textbook for UG. You'll be sitting saying "hari , hari" my dear son
  Topic: best theory textbook for MEDICINE....is it DAVIDSONS...???
xenixmacos

Replies: 10
Views: 5154

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 02:24:16 PM   Subject: error
george mathew has a few errors in it, and I would really advise you to go wholeheartedly at davidson.Because that is the STANDARD. If you goof up during your viva, and say- "but george mathew says..." ...
  Topic: pharma
xenixmacos

Replies: 9
Views: 2858

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 02:21:23 PM   Subject: tripathi
triphati and sathoskar- both are good for exams

Lipincott is a beautiful book, if you have time and want to understand pharma really well.
  Topic: HARRISON?
xenixmacos

Replies: 4
Views: 1856

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 09:00:38 AM   Subject: no need
No need to keep on buying HArrisons as and when every edition comes out- unless you are a collector. It's a reference book for MBBS students, and a textbook for PGs. So by the time you get into PG- on ...
  Topic: how to study harrisons?
xenixmacos

Replies: 10
Views: 4046

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 08:50:30 AM   Subject: Hmm
Harrisons read up during your MBBS days?.. well I don't know- You can peruse it as a reference source of course, bt for had core exam learning- don't you think it's mind boggling in its vastness?.. pe ...
  Topic: watz best for pathology
xenixmacos

Replies: 9
Views: 3880

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 08:44:03 AM   Subject: harshmohan
'harsh' mohan is a little harsh on the eyes, but it is the way to go for quicker assimilation of patho DURING MBBS exams. remember that you have three other subjects which need serious attention. SO i ...
  Topic: FAQ: Which is the best book for understanding Embryology?
xenixmacos

Replies: 23
Views: 29670

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 08:40:37 AM   Subject: IB
IB singh is the basic book- small and concise- read that first, and then go for the hi-funda ones. If you start off with a big book, more than often- you end up quitting it midway.
  Topic: CAN I do it
xenixmacos

Replies: 6
Views: 1385

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 08:38:08 AM   Subject: go ahead
If you are really in need of it so badly, go for it!- my best wishes to you
  Topic: When to start PG prep in MBBS? [#]
xenixmacos

Replies: 56
Views: 18693

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 06:59:33 AM   Subject: can
you definitely should read the texts- what I am trying to say is- do not study it just for learning points for the MCQ. Because you might see an MCQ in oph- backreference it, and just concentrate on t ...
  Topic: third mbbs university exam..
xenixmacos

Replies: 4
Views: 1521

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Wednesday 4th of March 2009 06:54:48 AM   Subject: cool
nice to see you are feeling sunny after the profs told you that- way to go!- careful in the coming years papers though!
  Topic: clinical postings.......
xenixmacos

Replies: 3
Views: 3346

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Tuesday 3rd of March 2009 06:48:54 PM   Subject: clinical postings.......
Study hours should be kept mainly for theory only- because you have a HUUUGE amount to study. The clinical-skills you can learn at the wards or OP, and if you have a good teacher- just one or two demo ...
  Topic: When to start PG prep in MBBS? [#]
xenixmacos

Replies: 56
Views: 18693

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Tuesday 3rd of March 2009 06:44:50 PM   Subject: III MBBS
III MBBS is a bit relaxed (but nothing like II MBBS) in that you have relatively smaller textbooks for study.
In my opinion you can use this time to understand these texts very well instead of conce ...
  Topic: third mbbs university exam..
xenixmacos

Replies: 4
Views: 1521

PostForum: MBBS - Being a Medical Student In India   Posted: Tuesday 3rd of March 2009 06:40:46 PM   Subject: hey!
Hey - wow- tough luck with that answer- hope for the best- as you know- that is this wrong answer was at the first page, it ruins the impression, but if you have some well drafted answers in the begin ...
 
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