Applied Surgical Physiology Vivas

Author: Mazyar Kanani
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521683203
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book allows candidates to practise some of the most common questions that they will be asked in their viva examinations, with detailed model answers and diagrams to highlight key points where necessary. Pocket-sized for portability, and neatly packed with useful information in an easy-to-use A-Z format.

Cracking the MRCS Viva

Author: Iain Au-Yong
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0340906464
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Cracking the MRCS Viva is an outstanding guide to the MRCS Viva examination. Its unique approach recreates the structure and content of each individual viva, allowing the reader to self-test, or two students to recreate mock viva sessions for themselves. Divided into six sections to mirror the exam - applied surgical anatomy, operative surgery, applied surgical pathology, principles of surgery, applied surgical physiology, and critical care - each section covers a range of topics, listed alphabetically, and contains all the information required to pass the exam using concise, bullet-point text, helpful tables and easy to reproduce diagrams. Written by registrars who have all recently passed the MRCS, plus an MRCS examiner, this comprehensive and user-friendly revision guide also contains considerable input from other senior specialists.

Viva Tutorials for Surgeons in Training

Author: Reuben Johnson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781841102153
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is designed specifically for candidates preparing for the MRCS Viva examination. The format of the exam has been used in the book's structure, with over 1000 questions to illustrate the key points of over 200 topics. The book has been divided into 6 main chapters corresponding to a viva 'station' in the exam. Each chapter begins with a check-list of the main topics and themes covered by the exam, and information is then subdivided logically within the chapter itself. Key 'pass-or-fail' concepts are covered, and in some cases, topics are covered in more detail than will be asked in the exam, so the candidate can be confident that they will be fully prepared.

Cracking the Intercollegiate General Surgery FRCS Viva

Author: Elizabeth Ball
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444184733
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The FRCS examination is the last hurdle on the road to independent practice as a consultant surgeon in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The voce viva portion of the exam can be particularly challenging for candidates who must demonstrate not only their knowledge of various surgical topics, but also their reasoning and decision-making abilities. Cracking the Intercollegiate General Surgery FRCS Viva: A Revision Guide provides the framework and knowledge to pass the non-subspecialty sections of the FRCS (General Surgery) viva and clinical examination. This comprehensive revision text covers all essential topics in critical care, emergency and general surgery as well as critical appraisal of research papers, basic statistics and data manipulation for the academic section. Highlights: Layout: A unique approach recreates the structure and content of each individual viva Past questions: Actual viva questions pooled from successful FRCS candidates are included so you know what worked Contributors: Insight from experienced clinicians who have trained in the UK higher surgical training system This essential revision guide provides you with the vital points for each topic, presented in a concise, structured manner and referenced where appropriate. It is essential reading for anyone preparing for the FRCS General Surgery exam.

Vivas and Communication Skills in Surgery

Author: Kathryn McCarthy
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780443073427
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The viva component of the MRCS examination is traditionally the most feared and elusive part of the whole exam. Contained within the syllabus of core and system modules there are favourite examination topics which are more commonly asked than others. This new book covers all these popular subjects and illustrates them with sample viva-style questions. The answers give the candidate guidance on how to respond to these effectively and on what is required to pass the exam. This new book has been written to aid any candidate in preparing to sit a surgical viva, and will be of value to MRCS candidates as well as students for undergraduate surgical finals and surgical registrars prior to the exit examination. Covers the six major subject areas of the MRCS viva exam: applied surgical anatomy, operative surgery, clinical pathology, principles of surgery, applied physiology, and critical care. Includes coverage of the new communication skills section, designed to test the candidate's ability to communicate with patients and supply information to colleagues. Provides over 160 viva topics with subsidiary questions in the style of the exam. Targets the hardest part of the exam which has the lowest pass rate.

Questions for the MRCS viva

Author: Jeff Garner
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444114050
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Viva Voce is a particularly difficult element of the MRCS exam since candidates will be tested across a broad range of topics in surgery, pathology, critical care and basic science, and also as candidates are unsure what to expect, or how to prepare for such an exam. Questions for the MRCS Viva is an essential guide to sitting and passing the Viva Voce part of the MRCS exam. Each subject area offers 20-30 questions, which follow a conversational pattern where new questions follow logically from previous answers - exactly as one would expect in the exam itself. Written by recently qualified surgeons who are now actively involved in the teaching and support of new trainees, this book is the closest a candidate will get to being a fly on the wall in a Viva Voce examination.

MRCS Revision Guide Trunk and Thorax

Author: Mazyar Kanani
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139503820
Format: PDF, ePub
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The new MRCS structure replaces the vivas and clinical style examinations with an OSCE-based system. This revision guide - the first in a series - fully reflects this new format and provides a structured, systems-based approach to revision. Key aspects of anatomy, physiology, critical care, surgical pathology and operative care are combined whilst focusing on the questions commonly asked in the exam. The material is presented in a practical, question-and-answer based format to help readers retain details whilst providing all of the essential information needed for examination success. MRCS Revision Guide: Trunk and Thorax is a concise, clear pocketbook that reduces the need for bulky textbooks by providing a quick reference guide for busy surgical trainees. If you are studying for the MRCS examination, you need this book.

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine

Author: Sylvia McKean
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071603891
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Presented in full color and enhanced by more than 700 illustrations, this authoritative text provides a background in all the important clinical, organizational, and administrative areas now required for the practice of hospital medicine. The goal of the book is provide trainees, junior and senior clinicians, and other professionals with a comprehensive resource that they can use to improve care processes and performance in the hospitals that serve their communities. Each chapter opens with boxed Key Clinical Questions that are addressed in the text and hundreds of tables encapsulate important information. Case studies demonstrate how to apply the concepts covered in the text directly to the hospitalized patient."--amazon.com.

Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine Second Edition

Author: Sylvia C. McKean
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071843140
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The leading textbook of hospital medicine – completely updated to reflect today’s challenges Since its publication in 2012, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition has become the field’s premier resource. Comprehensive, authoritative, and practical, this landmark text provides a solid grounding in clinical, organizational, and administrative areas central to the practice of hospital medicine. The Second Edition has been completely updated to reflect the evolving practice responsibilities of hospitalists. Examples include value-based medicine, expanded surgical content, bedside clinical reasoning, and a new segment devoted to rehabilitation and skilled nursing care. This edition also features a more accessible and streamlined full-color design enriched by more than 600 illustrations. Each clinical chapter opens with boxed Key Clinical Questions that are addressed in the text and summarized in hundreds of tables. Case studies demonstrate how to apply this information specifically to the management of hospitalized patients. Representing the expertise of more than two hundred renowned contributors, Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is logically divided into six sections: • The Specialty of Hospital Medicine and Systems of Care • Medical Consultation • Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care • The Approach to the Patient at the Bedside • Diagnostic Testing and Procedures • Clinical Conditions in the Inpatient Setting Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, Second Edition is essential reading for clinicians who strive to optimize inpatient care and sharpen their leadership skills.

Operative Surgery Vivas for the MRCS

Author: Ali Abbassian
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521674416
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is a comprehensive study manual for the MRCS viva exam covering critical care, physiology, pathology, principles of surgery, anatomy and operative surgery. These topics are tested in a short exam requiring a broad knowledge base, and are provided in a clear concise format in this invaluable revision tool. The A-Z format means topics appear at random, mirroring the nature of the exam. For each operative procedure the basic principles, applied anatomy, indications and complications are discussed alongside an overview of technique. Frequently asked exam questions and practical tips for giving the fullest answer for the most marks are also included. Care has been taken to ensure compatibility with all UK syllabi, and inclusion of material required for equivalent exams internationally. An excellent source of information for use during personal study and self-testing and as a teaching aid.