Monthly Archives:
August 2017

Rosh Review as a Predictive Instrument for the ABEM ConCert™ Exam

Published: August 9, 2017   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Emergency Medicine   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

In 2013 we studied Rosh Review as a predictive Instrument for ABEM ConCert™ Exam. Our results demonstrated that our model was 98.8% accurate in predicting that a user would pass their board exam. The mean difference between Rosh Review’s predicted score and the user’s actual score was 2.5 points (95% CI 1.4-3.6).

Rapid Review: Achalasia

Published: August 7, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

Achalasia Patient will complain of dysphagia to solids and liquids PE will show absent peristalsis in lower esophagus Barium swallow shows “bird beak” appearance Diagnosis is made by esophageal manometry increased LES pressure Sample question: A 60-year-old man comes to the clinic complaining of difficulty swallowing, heartburn, chest pain, and mild weight loss. He has difficulty swallowing solids and liquids and […]

Podcast Ep 29: Personality Disorders, Neonatal Resuscitation & More

Published: August 3, 2017   |   Author: Nachi Gupta, M.D., Ph.D., and Megha Rajpal, M.D.   |   Category: PodCast   |   Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   |   Read more

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. -Robert J. Collier Welcome back to Episode 29! This week we are starting out with a bit of psychiatry before swinging over to the Pediatric ER for a quick neonatal resuscitation. We may even stop by the trauma bay to see what […]

Rapid Review: Tetralogy of Fallot

Published: August 3, 2017   |   Author: Yehuda Wolf, MPA, PA-C   |   Category: Rapid Review   |   Tagged: , , ,   |   Read more

Tetralogy of Fallot Patient with a history of episodes of cyanosis (tet spells) and squatting for relief PE will show pulmonic stenosis, right ventricular hypertrophy, overriding aorta, VSD CXR will show “boot-shaped” heart Comments: Most common cyanotic congenital heart disease Mnemonic: PROVe: Pulmonic stenosis, Right ventricular hypertrophy, Overriding aorta, VSD Sample question: A 1-year-old girl presents to the emergency room after her mother noticed that she became blue while crying. The patient subsequently […]

Unlocking the Data Behind Rosh Review to Improve Educational Outcomes: Pt. 2

Published: August 2, 2017   |   Author: Sean Michael   |   Category: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, OB/GYN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Physician Assistant, Psychiatry, Special Purpose Exam   |   Tagged: , , , ,   |   Read more

Many of our savvy customers realize intuitively that there is a treasure trove of performance data accumulating in the background with each new question answered by each of our users (40,933,037 total questions answered, as of today).

PANCE and PANRE Power Pack for High-Yield Review

Published: August 2, 2017   |   Author: Adam Rosh   |   Category: Physician Assistant, Product Release   |   Tagged: , ,   |   Read more

Today we released the PANCE/PANRE Power Pack which contains 250 of the highest yielding questions to help prepare you for your PANCE or PANRE exam. The PANCE Power Pack was created to allow you to rapidly review the most common topics found on the PANCE and PANRE exams. The PANCE and PANRE Power Pack can be used throughout your preparation and the days before you take your PANCE or PANRE exam. You can locate the Power Pack on your Dashboard under Boost Exams.