Revision Notes for the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination

Paperback | October 16, 2012

byCaroline Patterson, Meg Coleman

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The newly introduced Specialty Certificate Examinations are a compulsory component of assessment for all UK medical trainees and represent the final examination barrier before getting the certificate of completion of training. This book provides a unique exam-specific revision guide for theRespiratory specialty certificate exam. Comprising of best of five test multiple choice questions and revision notes to facilitate targeted study, Revision Notes for the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination is the only book you need to prepare for this important examination. Questions are based around clinical scenariosand supplemented with images of radiological investigations such as x-rays, and lung function tests. Each question is structured as in the exam itself.The second half of the book comprises of a series of tutorials covering key areas and difficult concepts assessed in the examination including respiratory infection, respiratory malignancy, industrial lung disease, sleep disorders, standard respiratory tests and medical statistics. The combinedapproach allows trainees to become acquainted with the "best of five" format and facilitate recognition of areas of weakness and targeted study.

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The newly introduced Specialty Certificate Examinations are a compulsory component of assessment for all UK medical trainees and represent the final examination barrier before getting the certificate of completion of training. This book provides a unique exam-specific revision guide for theRespiratory specialty certificate exam. Compri...

Dr Caroline Patterson is a graduate of Nottingham Medical School who is undertaking specialist training in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine on the North West Thames Rotation. She is a full time doctor with the Royal Air Force and as such is involved in the aeromedical evacuation of high dependency patients from around the glob...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:136 pagesPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019969348X

ISBN - 13:9780199693481

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Table of Contents

1. Best of five questions2. Obstructive lung disease3. Thoracic oncology and palliative care4. Pulmonary infection5. Tuberculosis and opportunistic mycobacterial disease6. Bronchiectasis7. Interstitial lung disease8. Pulmonary vascular disease9. Eosinophilic lung disease10. Sleep disorders11. Disorders of the mediastinum and pleura12. Occupation and environmental lung disease13. Lung transplantation14. Invasive and non-invasive ventilation15. Pulmonary function tests16. Respiratory scoring systems and statistics17. Best of five answersReferences and essential guidelines