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Absite Study Guide

Absite Study Guide There are many study guides for the Absite.  The key is for you to choose one or two and stick with them. Choose a quick review like The Absite Review by Fiser, and combine that with multiple choice question books (listed below).  What do you think? Share your thoughts below. ABSITE BOOKS: […]

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ABSITE Question of the Day

ABSITE Question of the Day COMPLICATIONS OF INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE Which of the following is an extraintestinal manifestation of inflammatory bowel disease? . a. hepatosteatosis b. primary sclerosing cholangitis c. pericholangitis d. all of the above . . . . . – The answer is D. – The liver is a common site of extracolonic […]

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How to study NUTRITION for the ABSITE exam

How to study NUTRITION for the ABSITE exam Here are a list of questions you should know the answer to prior to the ABSITE exam. – What happens with essential fatty acid deficiency? – What vitamin is made by bacteria in the gut? – How many calories/kg does carbs, proteins, fat give you? – Which […]

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How to review metabolism for the ABSITE exam

How to review metabolism for the ABSITE exam Here are a list of questions that you should know the answer to prior to the absite exam.   METABOLISM – Where do medium chain fatty acids come from? Are they made or do they come from the intestinal absorption? Do they have precursors? – Which enzyme […]

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How to study for the ABSITE exam THE DAY BEFORE THE EXAM

How to study for the ABSITE exam THE DAY BEFORE THE EXAM What you study the day before the ABSITE exam is critical.  These topics must be topics that require recall (rather than reasoning).  In other words, these topics are the topics that require memorization and recall of random facts. Here is a list of […]

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How to not get tricked on the ABSITE exam

How to not get tricked on the ABSITE exam We all know that the Absite exam is, for the most part, pretty straight-forward. However, there are certain questions that you will encounter where you will be tricked into choosing the wrong answer.  Here are some tips to prevent that. 1) Know the material. There is […]

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The types of questions on the ABSITE exam

The types of questions on the ABSITE exam After taking the ABSITE exam for several years, I have to say that the exam is pretty straight forward. Although there are a few tricky questions, they are only tricky if you do not know the answer. However, if you have been taking care of patients and […]

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How to recall questions on the Absite exam

How to recall questions on the Absite exam As a surgery resident, we all have to take the Absite every year. In order to recall questions on the Absite after the exam, sit down right after the exam and write down as many questions as you can, the possible answers, and the answer that you […]

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How to remember Absite topics from year to year

How to remember Absite topics from year to year The key to improving on the Absite exam from year to year is writing down what was covered on the exam immediately after you take it. This year, after you take the absite exam, go sit in a quiet room or get together with your coresidents […]

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