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. 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. Cracking the MRCS Viva is an outstanding guide to the MRCS Viva this comprehensive and user-friendly revision guide also contains.

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Request an e-inspection copy. Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Exclusive web offer for individuals. 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.

Already read this title? Applied surgical pathology begins with a very helpful A-Z guide of pathological terms. Applied surgical physiology concentrates particularly on the kidney and successfully makes renal physiology seem simple over a few pages.

Each section is organised alphabetically, which does lead to much page flicking if you wish to revise, for example, the nerves supplying the arm.

Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide

There is, however, a section on the operative management of bowel cancer in the pathology section. The text mtcs on to answer these questions in succinct form, making the major points with the aid of further mnemonics. 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.

The importance of being methodical and logical is emphasised, starting with the basics. The title will be removed from your cart because it is not available in this region. The subsequent sections continue in the same style, with possible questions, lists of related topics and the required Information presented as bullet points, tables and reproducible line drawings.


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Cracking the MRCS Viva: A revision guide

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The anatomy section is made up of 20 chapters, each 2—3 pages long, starting with possible viva questions related to the topic. Journal of Hospital Medicine This journal is the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine. We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

The Bookshelf application offers access: Reviewed by Clare Heywood. 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. A Multimedia Reference Provides expert clinical guidance and real-world cases throughout, ensuring that this resource is a go-to learning and reviison tool useful for clinicians in the cardiology field. It suggests that you can show you are well cfacking for the examination by taking a pen and paper into the viva to recreate the diagrams as you answer questions.

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The introductory section works through examination technique, giving memorable mnemonics and a surgical sieve to use while describing conditions and their causes.

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Description Table of Contents Author s Bio. This new book sets itself the enormous task of helping surgical trainees through their MRCS viva.

Add to Wish List. This includes working through numerous possible viva topics, with commonly asked questions and their answers. A Revision Guide Publication Year: This book is an excellent purchase for anyone about to sit the viva; it can give you confidence in what you know and is full of helpful ways to remember basic anatomy and physiology.

Written by registrars who crackinng all recently passed the MRCS, plus an MRCS examiner, this comprehensive and user-friendly revision guide also contains considerable input from other senior specialists. The student resources previously accessed via GarlandScience. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.


Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide

Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education. Principles of gude continues along the same theme, looking at incisions, diathermy, stomas and tourniques, covered by bullet points and question and answer sections. Support Center Support Center. Infection, Inflammation, metabolic disorders and neoplasia in their many forms are worked through, including universal precautions and HIV.

But even Modernising Medical Biva cannot change anatomy, surely? However, there is a very thorough cross-referencing system running throughout, linking the various sections and chapters, illustrating how questions in a viva may flow.

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All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub. 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.

Critical care receives over pages and contains many important definitions, with some drawn from the physiology section. Toggle navigation Additional Book Information. CPD consists of any educational activity which helps to maintain and develop knowledge, problem-solving, and technical skills with the aim to provide better health care through higher guuide. At the beginning of each chapter there is a list of all related topics within the book, which saves referring to the index.

Its unique approach recreates the structure and content of each individual viva, allowing the reader to aa, or two students to recreate mock viva sessions for themselves. For Instructors Request Inspection Copy. The first edition does, however, contain a number of printing errors, particularly in the anatomy section.

It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. Ann R Coll Surg Engl.