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. This new book sets itself the enormous task of helping surgical trainees through their MRCS viva. Three of its authors have recently been through the viva in. Safe surgery is founded upon accurate knowledge of the appropriate anatomy. The purpose of this book is to bring the latter into the operating theatre to.
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There is, however, a section on the operative management of bowel cancer in the pathology section. Applied surgical pathology begins with a very helpful A-Z guide of pathological terms. Three of its authors have recently been through the viva in London, Edinburgh and Glasgow, and, together with a senior examiner for the intercollegiate examination, have come up with a book that guides the candidate through what they could be faced with in the examination. Learn More about VitalSource Bookshelf.
However, there is a very thorough cross-referencing system running throughout, linking the mrvs sections and chapters, illustrating how questions in a viva may flow. The text goes on to answer these questions in succinct form, making the major points with the aid of further mnemonics. It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading krcs name just a few examples. Infection, Inflammation, metabolic disorders and neoplasia in their many forms are worked through, including universal precautions and HIV.
Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide
Five pages are devoted to orthopaedic-related approaches and procedures, covering Colles’ fracture, scaphoid fractures, surgical approaches to the hip, dynamic hip screw insertion and the approach to the knee joint. Journal of Hospital Medicine This journal is the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine.
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.
The introductory section works through examination technique, giving memorable mnemonics and a surgical sieve to use while describing conditions and their causes. Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education.
At the beginning of each chapter there is a vivs of all related topics within the book, which saves referring to the index. A Multimedia Reference Provides expert clinical guidance and real-world cases throughout, ensuring that this resource is a go-to learning and reference tool useful for clinicians in the cardiology field. The first edition does, however, contain a number of printing errors, particularly in the anatomy section.
Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide
Divided into six sections to mirror the exam – craacking surgical anatomy, operative surgery, appl. Its main potential pitfall is the uncertainty in the examination system within the new run-through training, which could leave its advice on technique obsolete.
A Revision Guide Publication Year: We provide a free online form to document your learning and a certificate for your records. Action potentials and effects at neuromuscular junctions bring medical school memories flooding back.
The student resources previously accessed via GarlandScience. The rest of the book is split into six sections: Ann R Coll Surg Engl. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
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Cracking the MRCS Viva: A revision guide – CRC Press Book
The anatomy section is made up of 20 chapters, each 2—3 pages long, starting with possible viva questions vivz to the topic. This new book sets itself the enormous task of helping surgical trainees through their MRCS viva.
Operative surgery covers the most common procedures that could be expected of a trainee and also some larger procedures such as carotid endarterectomy and renal transplantation.
Principles of surgery continues cracklng the same theme, looking at incisions, diathermy, stomas and tourniques, covered by bullet points and question and answer sections. I was surprised to find that the only oncological surgery covered in this section is breast, and little attention is paid to bowel procedures other than appendicectomy and hernia repairs. CPD consists of any educational activity which helps to maintain and mrrcs knowledge, problem-solving, and technical skills with the aim to provide better health care through higher standards.
Applied surgical physiology concentrates particularly on the kidney and successfully makes renal physiology seem simple over a few pages. Toggle navigation Additional Book Information. Offline Computer — Download Bookshelf software to your desktop so you can view your eBooks with or without Internet access.
For Instructors Request Inspection Copy. 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.