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Jul 25 2007

How to Prepare for the August 2007 Philippine Licensure Exam for Physicians

The August 2007 Philippine Licensure Exam for Physicians is fast approaching. How do you prepare for it? Here are few tips you can follow:

1. Follow these tips from The House Officer’s Survival Guide: Rules, Laws, Lists and Other Medical Musings, by Lawrence Martin, M.D for It is written for doctors in training, but will also be of interest to medical students, and practicing physicians who must take recertifying exams.

2. Get good reviewers and focus on one study material per subject area. This way, you can concentrate more and it won’t take more of your time. Of course you will still need the “big” text books for clarification of some points you can’t understand while taking the review.

3. To attend to review center or not? Some successful passers do not advocate attending review center while others do. It would depend on the person’s preference.
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Jun 06 2007

The Ultimate Collection of Free Medical, Basic Science, Dentistry and Nursing E-Books

My previous post about free downloads of medical e-books is one of the most viewed in this blog.

An additional resource I found is Medical Heaven, which has a complete collection of free medicine/medical, basic science, dentistry and nursing e-books. It has a vast collection of e-books for each subject area: surgery, medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, family medicine, and more!

For students who are preparing for the licensure exam, reviewers such as the USMLE secrets and NMS (National Medical Series) are also available.
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Jun 02 2007

Free Medical E-Books for Doctors and Medical Students on the Go

Medical iSilo™ Depot is a collection of medical documents created for use with the iSilo™, a highly versatile document reader available for Palm OS®, Pocket PC, Windows Mobile Smartphone, Sybmain UIQ, Symbian Series 60, and Windows® CE Handheld PC handhelds, as well as for Windows® computers.

Medical iSilo Depot has a collection of more than 150 iSilo documents for the medical PDA user and more than 100 are free! These documents are useful for doctors and medical students on the go for quick references while they are away from their books.
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