The Essential Revision Guide to Paediatric Cardiology

  • Filename: the-essential-revision-guide-to-paediatric-cardiology.
  • ISBN: 1846199689
  • Release Date: 2012-12-01
  • Number of pages: 243
  • Author: Rebecca Casans
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Pub



This unique reference book takes the reader from the relevant basic sciences of cardiac anatomy, physiology and pharmacology through to the initial clinical assessment and investigation of children with known and suspected heart disease. It covers the core curricula for paediatricians in training at all levels and is ideal as a revision aid for MRCPCH and DCH examination candidates.Highly practical, the book includes clinical examination and cardiac investigations followed by an A to Z of specific conditions and procedures. Key topics are outlined for quick reference and contain a list of differential diagnoses associated with common presentations. The appendix contains vital information for daily practice such as blood pressure centile tables, ECG reference ranges and basic cardiac catheter data.

Essential Revision Notes for Cardiology KBA

  • Filename: essential-revision-notes-for-cardiology-kba.
  • ISBN: 9780199654901
  • Release Date: 2014
  • Number of pages: 608
  • Author: Ali Khavandi
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press



The first revision text aimed specifically at the Knowledge-Based Assessment, Revision Notes for Cardiology exactly maps the core cardiology training curriculum to provide a clearly structured and easily accessible guide to this now-compulsory examination.

Essential Revision Notes in Paediatrics for the MRCPCH

  • Filename: essential-revision-notes-in-paediatrics-for-the-mrcpch.
  • ISBN: 1904627625
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 995
  • Author: Mark Beattie
  • Publisher: PasTest Ltd



Suitable for candidates preparing for the MRCPCH exam, this title includes 24 specialty-based chapters that provide concise information in an accessible format.

Communication Scenarios for the MRCPCH and DCH Clinical Exams

  • Filename: communication-scenarios-for-the-mrcpch-and-dch-clinical-exams.
  • ISBN: 9781846194948
  • Release Date: 2011-01
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Rebecca Casans
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing



The MRCPCH clinical examination assesses whether candidates have reached the standard in clinical skills expected of a newly appointed specialist registrar, while the DCH recognises the competence of GPs and other health professionals in caring for children. Success in communication skills is vital to achieve overall success in these examinations. This revised and expanded Second Edition includes over a dozen new scenarios for both examinations, a new chapter on the general approach to effective communication, an expanded clinical exam mark sheet, anchor statements and exam circuit diagrams. Although written to aid candidates for the clinical MRCPCH and DCH examinations, this book will also be useful to paediatric trainees in their day-to-day clinical encounters.

MRCOG Part One

  • Filename: mrcog-part-one.
  • ISBN: 9781107667136
  • Release Date: 2016-10-31
  • Number of pages: 664
  • Author: Alison Fiander
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



A fully updated and illustrated handbook providing comprehensive coverage of all curriculum areas covered by the MRCOG Part 1 examination.

The Long Case OSCE

  • Filename: the-long-case-osce.
  • ISBN: 1908911573
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 251
  • Author: Beth C. Walker
  • Publisher:



A solid knowledge base and good clinical skills don't necessarily guarantee examination success in the long case OSCE. This book really is the ultimate guide for medical students needing to combine their knowledge and skills with an ability to interpret the clinical findings, the proficiency to present them clearly and the confidence to deal with the examiners questions. Adopting a proven, highly effective approach, this revision aid uses role play with simulated patients to hone clinical examination and presentation skills. The fifty cases are divided into six areas; cardiology, respiratory, abdomen, neurology, musculoskeletal and surgery. Written by successful candidates and examiners, the guide poses a number of important and commonly asked examination questions for each case to assist in preparation and confidence, and model answers are provided to ensure an understanding of exactly what is required. Working in groups or independently, students will welcome the large, colourful format, the breakdown of marking schemes, an overview of examiners expectations, a guide to presenting clinical findings and innumerable insider' tips throughout.

Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Filename: oxford-handbook-of-obstetrics-and-gynaecology.
  • ISBN: 9780199698400
  • Release Date: 2013-07-25
  • Number of pages: 816
  • Author: Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press



Fully revised for a third edition, the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is now better than ever. It now includes new algorithms for patient management, new images and full colour photographs, and new and expanded topics including female genital mutilation, consent for operations, and pre-operative assessment. The indispensable, concise and practical guide to all aspects of obstetric and gynaecological medical care, diagnosis, andmanagement, this is the must have resource for all specialist trainees, junior doctors and students, as well as a valuable resource for experienced clinicians.

Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

  • Filename: oxford-handbook-of-medical-dermatology.
  • ISBN: 9780199558322
  • Release Date: 2010-12-09
  • Number of pages: 640
  • Author: Susan Burge
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press



This book provides accessible and practical advice on medical dermatology that meets the needs of healthcare professionals working in hospitals. It will also be of value to those working in the community, and to medical students.

Essential Lists of Differential Diagnoses for Mrcp

  • Filename: essential-lists-of-differential-diagnoses-for-mrcp.
  • ISBN: 9781846194214
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 265
  • Author: Fazal-I-Akbar Danish
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing



The book includes diagnostic hints - clinical or lab clues that point towards a specific diagnosis - and a unique chapter on key ECG causes and features. Although primarily intended for MRCP Part I & II and FCPS (Pakistan) Part II candidates, this book will also be useful for undergraduate students preparing for finals.

Macleod s Clinical Examination E Book

  • Filename: macleod-s-clinical-examination-e-book.
  • ISBN: 9780702053375
  • Release Date: 2013-06-21
  • Number of pages: 472
  • Author: Graham Douglas
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



This classic textbook sets out clearly and concisely how to evaluate symptoms and elicit relevant physical signs. It describes the practical skills which every clinician must acquire and develop in order to evolve diagnostic procedures and management strategies and plans. ‘Highly Commended’ in the 2006 and 2010 BMA Medical Book Competitions, this Thirteenth Edition contains over 500 clinical photographs and diagrams to illustrate the text, with new topics added to make the book even more comprehensive. This Thirteenth Edition has four sections: History taking and general examination. System examination covering symptoms and signs. Examination in special situations including babies & children and the critically ill. How to pass an OSCE. Included on the Student Consult site are the specially-recorded videos demonstrating many of the clinical examination routines described in the main text. The book starts with a general overview section on history taking and the general examination that provide the framework on which to hang the detail. The systematic examination section documents clearly the relevant history, examination and special investigations as well as giving advice on their significance. The third section covers examination in specific situations and emphasises an integrated and structured approach to these patients. A final section spells out how to demonstrate the techniques learned in the book in an OSCE. Macleod’s is closely linked to its sister publication, Davidson’s Principles & Practice of Medicine, which complements the information in this text. Available with full online access on Student Consult and ancillary videos demonstrating key clinical examination routines following the format laid out in the book. There are two new chapters on examination in specific situations: The frail elderly The adult with fever A new section explicitly spells out how to demonstrate the techniques learned in the book in an OSCE and other formative and summative examinations. Over 50 new text boxes highlight the evidence-base for the examination techniques discussed. An Advisory Board of students, junior doctors, and representatives from the nursing, ambulance, Primary Care and academic communities from six countries has made detailed comments and critically appraised the entire book. The text has been substantially rewritten with more on medically unexplained symptoms in the History Taking chapter and extended coverage of diabetes mellitus in the Endocrine System chapter. Integrated with the online text are clinical examination videos of trained professionals performing many of the examination routines described in the book with an accompanying commentary by the Editor, Professor Colin Robertson Two new videos show how the Glasgow Coma Scale should be performed in clinical situations, demonstrating the correct techniques and also common pitfalls in using the GCS.

Viva Practice for the FRCS Urol Examination

  • Filename: viva-practice-for-the-frcs-urol-examination.
  • ISBN: 9781846193170
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 361
  • Author: M. Arya
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing



This is the first revision book to be published specifically for candidates sitting the FRCS(Urol) examination. It presents a selection of questions arising from common clinical scenarios along with detailed model answers. The emphasis is on current concepts and topics asked in the exam. Each chapter has been written by senior urology trainees who have recently passed the examination, in conjunction with experienced consultant urological surgeons. In addition to FRCS(Urol) examination candidates, this book will also be relevant to those sitting the FEBU or MSc urology examination, or to established consultants seeking a useful refresher text in areas outside their subspecialist interest.

Essential OSCE Topics for Medical and Surgical Finals

  • Filename: essential-osce-topics-for-medical-and-surgical-finals.
  • ISBN: 9781846192180
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 444
  • Author: Kaji Sritharan
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing



Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) are commonly encountered at all levels of medical school including the final MBBS examination. OSCEs also play an important role at postgraduate level and are used to assess competency in the Foundation Years. One of the fundamental requirements of passing the OSCE is an understanding of the standard which is expected and an appreciation of how to demonstrate this. This book discusses 170 commonly encountered OSCE scenarios, with a step-by-step approach to maximise your chances of success in the examination. The scenarios are presented with sufficient background information to enable candidates to tackle variations. This comprehensive book, covering both surgery and medicine, overcomes any problems of a tick-box approach and insufficient detail faced by some alternative texts. The clear, straight-forward style and logical layout make this book perfect preparation for OSCE examinations.

The Primary FRCA Structured Oral Examination Study Guide 2

  • Filename: the-primary-frca-structured-oral-examination-study-guide-2.
  • ISBN: 9781846194344
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 270
  • Author: Kate McCombe
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing



Sample questions accurately reflect the examination, while model answers are systematically structured with definitions and classifications, and illustrated with essential diagrams and graphs. The books provide clear and concise explanations to key scientific concepts, and problem-based answers to clinical scenarios.

Gynaecology by Ten Teachers 20th Edition

  • Filename: gynaecology-by-ten-teachers-20th-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781498744430
  • Release Date: 2017-05-08
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Louise Kenny
  • Publisher: CRC Press



First published in 1919 as 'Diseases of Women', Gynaecology by Ten Teachers is well established as a concise, yet comprehensive, guide. The twentieth edition has been thoroughly updated by a new team of 'teachers', integrating clinical material with the latest scientific developments that underpin patient care. Each chapter is highly structured, with learning objectives, definitions, aetiology, clinical features, investigations, treatments, case histories and key point summaries and additional reading where appropriate. New themes for this edition include 'professionalism' and 'global health' and information specific to both areas is threaded throughout the text.

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