#15 🔍Spot examinable content faster
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🙌 Study Hack of the Week: How to Spot Examinable Content Fast (5 mins)
How accurate is your sixth sense for spotting examinable content? Do you ever get that feeling when you spot something in lectures and you can just tell that it’s going to come up in exams?
Over the years at medical school, I felt that I developed a good radar for the sort of content that would get assessed - there’s some soft clues out there which indicate importance of topics you’ll cover.
This is a key skill for very student to develop. The beauty about spotting examinabke content is that it can help you to focus your revision sessions. Here you’ll find some top tips on how to spot examinable content fast.
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🔦This week’s resource in the spotlight is: GPnotebook
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Here’s a gem Ive picked up since starting working as a foundation year 2 doctor in general practice - I wish I had known about it when covering my primary care/GP/family medicine content at medical school.
Keep this on in mind for your speciality years! It will certainly come in handy for community-based medicine.
As the ultimate gatekeepers to hospital admissions, GPs need a good understanding of a whole load of different specialities in medicine - you’ll find plenty of evidence-based notes covering all specialities.
A whole host of online notes and evidence-base written by GPs
Your community/family health/primary care revision sorted - immunisations, paediatrics, hormone replacement therapy, diabetes management, etc. Its all there.
Clean and easy to use website
Free to sign up to
Very frequently updated (1000 articles updated within one month by the time of writing) and used by many!
You’ll need to sign up (for free) if you want to access more than 5 pages.
💪Thats all for now! As we’re deep in summer and most students aren’t looking to indulge in revision, I’m going to be taking a short break from posting. I’ll be restarting in the new academic year in September!
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