How to Pass the MRCS OSCE Volume 1

Paperback | October 8, 2011

EditorPradip K. Datta, Chris Bulstrode, Vasha Kaur

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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.

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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 edito...

Pradip Datta has worked in the NHS for 38 years and as a Consultant Surgeon in Wick for almost 25 years. He has been a Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) College Tutor since 1996, is a Member of the Council of RCSEd between 2000 and 2012 and was the former Honorary Secretary to the RCSEd from 2003 to 2007. Vasha Kaur is a ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.25 inPublished:October 8, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part 1: Surgical skills and patient safetySection 1: Peri-operative Care1. Pre-operative assessment and preparation of the surgical patient2. Anaesthetics3. In the operating theatre4. Principles of laparoscopic surgery and endoscopic procedures5. Post-operative care of the surgical patient6. Imaging in surgerySection 2: Basic skills for the surgical trainee7. Basic surgical skills and techniques8. Incisions and wounds9. Practical proceduresSection 3: Evidence-based surgical practice and professional skills10. Clinical governance, patient safety and critical incidents11. Consent, confidentiality and information management12. Ethics, probity and medical negligencePart 2: History-taking and communication skills13. Tips for effective communication14. History-taking stations15. Dealing with difficult situations16. Written communicationPart 3: Applied surgical sciences and critical careSection 1: Applied surgical pathology17. Microbiology and healthcare-associated infections18. Carcinogenesis and neoplasia19. Haemodynamic disorders and thrombosis20. Trauma21. Surgical disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissueSection 2: Applied surgical physiology and critical care22. Basic cellular physiology23. Assessing the critically ill surgical patient24. Shock and haemorrhage25. Sepsis and multi-organ failure26. Respiratory system in critical care27. Cardiovascular system in critical care28. Renal system in critical care29. Gastrointestinal system in critical care30. The liver31. Neurological system in critical care32. Brain stem death and end of life care