|Perplexed as to how to get through the MRCP 1 exam?
by plabo - 43891 reads, based on 196 votes
Hello everyone. I would like to present all what I have learned by moderating the MRCP 1 forum at RxPG. For months, it had been a roller coaster ride, right upto to the exam and continues to date too. Every now and then I see someone coming up with a post as to be asking how to prepare for this exam. I have a few very basic and concrete suggestions which should form the base of your studying pyramid and you can then gradually build your knowledge upon it. All what I say here has been my experience with support from other doctors opinions and the RxPG MRCP 1 forums members comments....
|MRCP Part 1 exam doesn't need a big book!
by tictac - 28816 reads, based on 75 votes
Well many times people have discussed methods about how to prepare for MRCP Part 1 exam; I think it varies from person to person. However I am sure about a few things that I would like to mention....
|How to Pass MRCP Part 1 Exam in Three Weeks
by sujitvasanth - 108341 reads, based on 89 votes
I passed the MRCP part 1 in May 2005 in first attempt just after three weeks of study. Here's how I did it. ...
|List of High Yield Topics for MRCP Part 1 Exam
by sujitvasanth - 33354 reads, based on 32 votes
1. Young girl suspect Anorexia Nervosa linugo hair, finctional hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism -> amennorhea. LH and FSH both low. All other hormones are usually normal. Ferritin low....
|100 Commonly Tested Facts for MRCP Part 1 Exam
by sujitvasanth - 88404 reads, based on 96 votes
Here is a list of commonly tested facts in hte MRCP Part 1 exam. They are listed in order of importance - highest first.
1. Acromegaly Diagnosis: OGTT followed by GH conc.
2. Cushings Diagnosis: 24hr urinary free cortisol. Addisons --> short synacthen.
3. Rash on buttocks Dermatitis herpetiformis (coeliac dx).
4. AF with TIA --> Warfarin. Just TIA's with no AF --> Aspirin
5. Herpes encephalitis --> temporal lobe calicification OR temporoparietal attentuation subacute onset i.e. Several days.
6. Obese woman, papilloedema/headache --> Benign Intercanial Hypertention.
7. Drug induced pneumonitis --> methotrexate or amiodarone.
8. chest discomfort and dysphagia --> achalasia.