Monthly Archives:
October 2016

Podcast Ep 3: Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumothorax, Axial Load Injury, & More

Published: October 25, 2016   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: PodCast   |   Tagged: , , , , , ,   |   Read more

We are back with a quick dose of high quality, high yield emergency medicine board review. Episode 3 touches on Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumothorax, Axial Load Injury, Amphetamine Abuse, Escharotomy, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Mumps…and more

Podcast Ep 2: Lithium, Mastitis, Nitrates, Schistocytes, & More

Published: October 18, 2016   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: PodCast   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

We are back with a quick dose of high quality, high yield emergency medicine board review. Episode 2 touches on aortic dissection, lithium toxicity, ventricular tachycardia, nitrates, acute mastitis, and much more. Tune in for your weekly dose of emergency medicine learning.

Board Review Course Pass Rates Are Bogus. Here’s Why.

Published: October 16, 2016   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, OB/GYN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant, Psychiatry, Special Purpose Exam   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

I recently returned from a medical education conference and spoke to many residents and attendings who were preparing to take their certification or board exam. One question I was repeatedly asked was: “What is your pass rate?” This seems like a reasonable question, right? But it drives me crazy. Not because someone is curious about statistics, but because some companies actually publish “pass rates.” Companies that publish pass rates are misleading you. It is that simple.

Podcast Ep 1: The Rosh Review Podcast Hits The Airwaves – Listen Now!

Published: October 11, 2016   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: PodCast   |   Tagged: , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

Welcome to Rosh Review’s podcast corollary. Many of you may be thinking – what is a podcast corollary? Great question. We are making the time-tested questions of Rosh Review audible. Not only will we review the questions and answers, but we will also take the questions “One Step Further™” and review the most important points from each topic. At the end of each episode, we will rapid-fire review the pearls from the episode to drive home key concepts. Before we begin, though, introductions are in order.

How I Learned to Read EKGs Better than a Cardiologist

Published: October 10, 2016   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Study strategies   |   Tagged: , , , , ,   |   Read more

If there are no ups and downs in your life, it means you are dead. –Unknown I left medical school with a poor understanding of EKGs. I could determine the rate, rhythm, and axis, and maybe a “tombstone” STEMI, but that was about it. During the first week of residency at NYU/Bellevue, I became even […]

Test Blog Smart CTA

Published: October 4, 2016   |   Author: Kerry Mann   |   Category: Physician Assistant, Product Release   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

The use of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is now common practice in the clinical setting. Get a high-yield review of the most commonly encountered POCUS scans including abdominal, ocular, cardiac, pelvic, thoracic, vascular, cutaneous, and FAST ultrasounds with our new Boost Exam: Fundamentals of Clinical Ultrasound. Here is a sample question from the module: Which of […]