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 essentialexam 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 over 130 images and illustrations, as wellas 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. Practice scenarios and model answers show you exactly how the examiners will expect you to approach the exam.