This is the only guide you need to pass the MRCS Part B OSCE examination. This unique two-volume set includes comprehensive revision notes on all the areas covered in the exam, numerous practice scenarios with model answers in the format they would be encountered in the exam, and essential exam technique tips. Written by a team of editors and authors with extensive experience of the exam and all the recent changes, it broaches topics that can often trip up the candidate, including communication and history-taking skills. Revision is aided by a multitude of images and illustrations, as well as boxes highlighting clinical tips and exam hints. Volume 1 covers basic surgical skills, including peri-operative care, as well as patient safety, history-taking, communication skills, applied surgical sciences and critical care. The book also provides tips on exactly how the examiners will expect you to approach the exam. Volume 2 addresses the stations that exam the four specialty areas: Trunk and Torso; Limbs and Spine; Head and Neck, and Neuroscience. It covers the anatomy, physiology and pathology in each of these four speciality areas along with detailed clinical exam scenarios and a bank of likely clinical questions and model answers.
Publisher: Oxford University Press