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You need good general knowledge
It is difficult to write good notes on General Practice. There are no real new areas to cover, just a different take on the knowledge you do know. Everything you see in the hospital is serious, yet the vast majority of problems in health are not terribly serious. Someone has a "fit" - in hospital they have epilepsy; in primary care, they might just have fainted, or had a panic attack - its not always serious.
So what do I learn?
It's hard for the medical school to write exam questions, and thus hard for you to prepare for them. Basically, read through the Specialities section, making sure you have a rough idea of the body and how it works, reading the key clinical conditions, and trying not to sound too dum.
- Health Promotion, smoking, immunisation and lifestyle improvements, such as exercise to prevent obesity.
- Upper and lower respiratory tract infections, which go hand in hand with COPD and Asthma.
- Multidisciplinary team
- Psychiatric, especially depression
- GU problems
- Contraception - including starting someone on the pill.
- Minor injuries.