April 2018 ABC Advisor


Preparing for a written exam?
New - Written Questions Online

Our best selling Written Exam Manuals are now available online and by subscription.  Do you only need them for your June exam?  No problem!  We have a 1-3 month subscription available.

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Top rated APPS 
Check out these helpful apps for physicians

MedLinx physician editors reviewed and recommended the following free apps.
GoodRx For Doctors - This app compares prices of frequently prescribed medicines in your neighborhood retail pharmacies.  

OHN SBIRT - contains clinical questionnaires developed by the Univ. of California. A great screening tool for depression, anxiety, substance or alcohol abuse. 
MMWR - get the very latest public health information from the CDC like Zika virus updates, flu activity & concentration in the US.

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AOBOG Oral Exam candidates
Test Taking Advice by Krishna Das, MD

Just remember 70%. That’s all you need to pass the exam.  You do not need, nor will you likely get, 100% of the questions correct.
The questions will come at you in rapid fire. Often times the examiner will push you until you finally don’t know the answer. Don’t misinterpret this as failing the question. On the contrary, you probably passed it long before, but the examiner may simply want to explore the depth of your knowledge or at least reassure himself that you will acknowledge your limitations.

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 Upcoming Deadlines, Events, Dates:    


1st - Happy Easter
9 - 12th
 - ABOG Subspecialty oral exam
10th - ABC's Case List Workshop - Charlotte, NC
11-15 - ABC's 5-day review course - Charlotte, NC
22nd - Earth Day 
23 - 28 - AOBOG Written exam, Chicago, IL
27-28 - AOBOG Oral Exam, Chicago, IL
29th - ABOG oral application deadline


1- 2  - Royal Canadian Written exam
16th - ABOG Subspecialty Oral exam fees & applications due
29th - OSCE - Canadian Royal Oral exam, Ottawa, CA 

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Written Exam Candidates

We are here with you every step!  Check out our Facebook page for weekly questions starting April 4th which will run right up to your written exam.  Try this question which comes from one of our Written Question Manuals:

Recurrent cystitis is best defined as:

A)     > 2 UTI in 6 months
B)     > 5 UTI in  1 year
C)     >102 colony-forming units noted on urine culture
D)     >105 colony-forming units noted on urine culture

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Faculty Feature
Chris Robinson, MD, MSCR, FACOG

Meet one of our outstanding review course lecturers.  Dr. Robinson is double boarded in general OB/GYN and MFM and is an Assistant Professor at Medical University of South Carolina. He has published extensively and is a reviewer for five journals and recognized in the top 5% of reviewers.  

"He was awesome.  He made OB fun!"

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