The Essential Revision Guide to Paediatric Cardiology

The Essential Revision Guide to Paediatric Cardiology Author Rebecca Casans
ISBN-10 1846199689
Release 2012-12-01
Pages 243
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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 in Paediatrics for the MRCPCH

Essential Revision Notes in Paediatrics for the MRCPCH Author Mark Beattie
ISBN-10 1904627625
Release 2006
Pages 995
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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

Communication Scenarios for the MRCPCH and DCH Clinical Exams Author Rebecca Casans
ISBN-10 9781846194948
Release 2011-01
Pages 256
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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.



MCQs for the MRCPCH

MCQs for the MRCPCH Author P Ramanrayan
ISBN-10 1900603144
Release 2002
Pages 144
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This work provides a selection of multiple choice questions specifically designed for Part One of the Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) examination. The 240 questions, with answers, cover the whole syllabus for the examination.



Pediatric Board Study Guide

Pediatric Board Study Guide Author Osama Naga
ISBN-10 9783319101156
Release 2015-03-27
Pages 614
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Covers the most frequently asked and tested points on the pediatric board exam. Each chapter offers a quick review of specific diseases and conditions clinicians need to know during the patient encounter. Easy-to-use and comprehensive, clinicians will find this guide to be the ideal final resource needed before taking the pediatric board exam.



Examination Paediatrics

Examination Paediatrics Author Wayne Harris
ISBN-10 9780729579407
Release 2011-08-17
Pages 626
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A practical study guide to help candidates pass clinical examinations in paediatrics, particularly at postgraduate level Examination Paediatrics, 4th Edition is written for candidates preparing for the Fellowship Examination of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP). This includes both Australian and New Zealand candidates as well as candidates taking the Australian examination in other countries. This invaluable paediatric study guide is also aimed at candidates preparing for the Membership Examination for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK) (Part II) (MRCPCH). Additionally, Examination Paediatrics will be a useful medical reference for all undergraduate and postgraduate students preparing for any paediatric exam with a clinical component – including those with an OSCE format. The new sections and expanded text in this fourth edition will assist General Practitioners, paediatric residents, house officers, registrars and doctors sitting the Australian Medical Council examination. Examination Paediatrics, 4th Edition contains ample information on history-taking, examination procedure, relevant investigations, memory aids, lists and mnemonics, and management for the majority of chronic paediatric clinical problems seen in hospital-based practice. This new edition retains a key feature popular in previous editions of Examination Paediatrics – a detailed explanation of the attitudinal skills, body language, and motivation necessary to complete clinical examinations successfully. • discussion of new mini CEX (Clinical Evaluation Exercises) and new short case introduction • expanded cardiology, endocrinology and neurology sections with new diagrams • a new section on Williams syndrome • expanded sections on Marfan syndrome and Noonan syndrome • a new long case on obstructive sleep apnoea • a new short case on virilisation



The Long Case OSCE

The Long Case OSCE Author Beth C. Walker
ISBN-10 1908911573
Release 2013
Pages 251
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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.



MRCPCH 1 Questions with Individual Subject Summaries

MRCPCH 1 Questions with Individual Subject Summaries Author R. M. Beattie
ISBN-10 9781905635740
Release 2011
Pages 554
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Reflecting the latest exam formats, this book provides essential revision for those taking the Paediatric Membership exams - MRCPCH Papers 1a and 1b, and DCH diploma. Features over 500 completely up-to-date questions. Includes subject-based chapters for focussed revision. Includes all question formats likely to be encountered in the exam - BOF, MCQs and EMQs. Contains expanded answers to every question, helping students build understanding and confidence for success. Written by experienced, practising Paediatric Specialist Registrars, and edited by renowned author R Mark Beattie.



Essential Lists of Differential Diagnoses for Mrcp

Essential Lists of Differential Diagnoses for Mrcp Author Fazal-I-Akbar Danish
ISBN-10 9781846194214
Release 2010
Pages 265
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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.



PACES for the MRCP

PACES for the MRCP Author Tim Hall
ISBN-10 9780702054662
Release 2013-09-17
Pages 832
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The 3rd edition of PACES for the MRCP has been fully revised and updated throughout to retain its pole position as the textbook to accompany core medical training (CMT) and prepare candidates for success in the Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills and a future specialty career. Features Fully revised for the new Station 5 and completely updated throughout. Promotes understanding and deeper learning of modern medicine applicable to PACES and the specialist registrar. Emphasis on clinical assessment – history-taking, examination and communication skills – equipping candidates with appropriate differential diagnoses from which to develop the right diagnosis. Encourages candidates to question why a diagnosis has arisen and consider its consequences. For example, ‘Heat failure’ is a not a diagnosis until a candidate has considered the differential diagnoses of breathlessness and decided why heart failure is most likely, and then considered its cause (not always ischaemic heart disease), its presentation (acute, chronic, left or right ventricular or both) and, most importantly, the effects of it and its treatments on a patient’s life. This 3rd edition of PACES for the MRCP continues to provide fully revised, up-to-date, evidence-based coverage of investigations and treatments. Whilst the emphasis of PACES is on clinical skills, candidates who understand when, for example, a patient with rheumatoid arthritis might benefit from a biologic agent and how this will influence inflammatory disease, is better equipped for success. A one-volume text giving candidates complete preparation for the PACES exam within one portable volume 250 cases organised into the 5 stations of the PACES exam – respiratory and abdominal system, history taking, cardiovascular and nervous system, communication and ethics and skin, locomotion, eyes and endocrine systems Engaging question-and-answer approach at the end of each case – excellent preparation for the exam Boxed tips highlight vital information – helps identify what is most important to remember Produced in full colour throughout Colour coding for each station Many more illustrations added - now over 300 clinical photographs and line drawings in colour Many more cases added, bringing the number up to 250 - 50 per station History-taking and communication skills stations now revised so that they exactly mimic the requirements of the exam



Core Radiology

Core Radiology Author Jacob Mandell
ISBN-10 9781107679689
Release 2013-09-19
Pages 895
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Combines clinical images, full-color illustrations and bulleted text to create a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for learning and review.



Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology

Oxford Handbook of Medical Dermatology Author Susan Burge
ISBN-10 9780199558322
Release 2010-12-09
Pages 640
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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.



MRCPCH

MRCPCH Author R. M. Beattie
ISBN-10 1901198502
Release 2000
Pages 312
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In this second edition, new questions have been added and existing material has been updated. The book's hybrid format bridges the gap between standard MCQ books and textbooks. It contains 280 exam-based paediatric MCQs written by a team of subject specialists. Each question is accompanied by the correct answer, plus a page-long subject summary focusing on the specific topics likely to occur in the examination, including lists, mnemonics and bullet points. This new format is a response to requests from exam candidates for longer teaching notes to counteract the need to refer to unncessarily detailed textbooks.



Frcs Companion Cases for the Intercollegiate Exam in General Surgery

Frcs  Companion Cases for the Intercollegiate Exam in General Surgery Author Alexander Philips
ISBN-10 1848290853
Release 2015-07-31
Pages 676
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There is a need for a concise revision guide for the FRCS General Surgery Intercollegiate exam, and this is such a book, serving as a companion for the trainee throughout the course of their six-year training rotation. It reflects the exact framework of the exam syllabus issued by the Joint Committee on Higher Surgical Training (JCHST), and contains the most recently amended guidelines. The question and answer style used is a popular and effective method which lends itself perfectly to studying either alone or as a group, wherein one acts as examiner and the other as candidate. Further, the exam is very clinically orientated, with vivas based on a clinical scenario, using patients and images as method of initiating clinical discussion. This book will act as supplementary reading for any course relating to the FRCS exit examination in general surgery. Both the authors and main contributors have passed the FRCS exam in general surgery and have many years experience in postgraduate medical education.



CSA book MRCGP CSA Symptom Solver

CSA book  MRCGP CSA Symptom Solver Author Muhammed Akunjee
ISBN-10 9780992766115
Release 2014-09-01
Pages 536
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CSA Book Description This CSA book has been written to include over 120 common symptoms that patients can present with and may come up in your RCGP CSA exams. For each symptom a comprehensive consultation framework has been included to guide you through the best approach in dealing with the complaint. This CSA Book This CSA book guides the GP registrar to ask relevant questions within the consultations such as eliciting relevant past medical history, social history etc. The CSA framework then guides you to which examinations would be relevant and what investigations should be requested in your CSA exam. The final part of the chapter then advises about possible differential diagnoses and evidence based ways of management these. We have also written in this CSA book clear explanation briefs that you can use to explain the pertinent diagnoses to the patient in a jargon free manner. This CSA book has been specifically written to save you hours of time researching before your examinations and hopefully will become your core companion to ease you through the CSA exams and into your future as a fully fledged General Practitioner.



Radiology MCQs for the New FRCR

Radiology MCQs for the New FRCR Author Shahid Hussain
ISBN-10 1903378478
Release 2006
Pages 264
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The Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists' Part 2A Examination has undergone significant changes and a new format was initiated in Spring 2004. The multiple choice question examination has now been divided into six system modules and contains questions on anatomy, physics and techniques. The exam format underwent further revision in Winter 2005, implementing an increased emphasis on the cardiothoracic & vascular and paediatrics modules. This MCQ book was written to address all these changes. This book contains 500 multiple choice questions with short answers; all answers are fully referenced allowing for additional reading. Questions are drawn from the most commonly used textbooks, speciality textbooks and current radiology journals, reflecting the current 'hot topics' in radiology. Six mock papers are included which mirror the new and revised exam format. Radiology MCQs for the new FRCR Part 2A is the ideal revision tool for radiology registrars preparing for the newly revised exam.



Neuroanatomy

Neuroanatomy Author James D. Fix
ISBN-10 0781772451
Release 2008
Pages 383
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Designed primarily for medical and dental students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 and other examinations, this book presents the essentials of human neuroanatomy in a succinct outline format with abundant illustrations. Over 600 USMLE-style questions with complete answers and explanations are included, some at the end of each chapter and some in an end-of-book Comprehensive Examination. This edition uses color to delineate neuroanatomical pathways and highlight clinical correlations. New clinical MRI and MRA images have been added. Questions follow the clinical vignette-based format of the current USMLE. A companion Website on thePoint offers instant access to the complete, fully searchable text and all questions from the book.