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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At the beginning of each chapter there is a list of all related topics within the book, which saves referring to the index.
Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide
The rest of the book is split into six sections: The introductory section works through examination technique, giving memorable mnemonics and a surgical sieve to use while describing conditions and their causes. Description Table of Contents Author s Bio. 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.
It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. But even Modernising Medical Careers cannot change anatomy, surely? 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 standards. This new book sets itself the enormous task of helping surgical trainees through their MRCS viva.
Written by registrars cracoing have all recently passed the MRCS, plus an MRCS examiner, this comprehensive and user-friendly revision guide also contains considerable input from other senior specialists.
Reviewed by Clare Heywood. Copyright and License information Disclaimer. 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.
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. Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, mgcs education. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub.
Already read this title? Vvia Computer — Download Bookshelf software to your desktop crackinf you can view your eBooks with or without Internet access. Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency. 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
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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 mrce. The first edition does, however, contain a number of printing errors, particularly in the anatomy section. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. However, there is a very nrcs cross-referencing system running throughout, linking the various sections and chapters, illustrating how questions in a viva may flow.
The importance of being methodical and logical is emphasised, starting with the basics. It suggests that you can show you are well prepared for the examination by taking a pen and paper into the viva to recreate the diagrams crakcing you answer questions. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide
There is then a list of Important diagrams and equations that should be committed to memory, most of which are also found elsewhere in the fracking. Support Center Support Center.
The text goes on to answer these questions in succinct form, making the major points with the aid of further mnemonics. Its main potential ivva is the uncertainty in the examination system within the new run-through training, which could leave its advice on technique obsolete.
Principles of surgery continues along the same theme, looking at incisions, diathermy, stomas and tourniques, covered by bullet points and question and answer sections. Operative surgery covers the most common procedures that could be expected of a trainee and also some larger procedures such mrs carotid endarterectomy and renal transplantation. Exclusive web offer for crackibg. 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 mcrs.
Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: This includes working through numerous possible viva topics, with commonly asked questions and their answers.
Carcking Instructors Request Inspection Copy. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. Applied surgical pathology begins with a very helpful A-Z guide of pathological terms. Learn More about VitalSource Bookshelf. 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.