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

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.

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. The first edition does, however, contain a number of printing errors, particularly in the anatomy section.

Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. The crzcking of being methodical and logical is emphasised, starting with the basics. For Instructors Request Inspection Copy. Written by registrars who 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.

This includes working through numerous revison viva topics, with commonly asked questions and their answers. 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.

Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide

Infection, Inflammation, metabolic disorders and neoplasia in their many forms are worked through, including universal precautions and HIV. At the beginning of each chapter there is a list of all related topics within the book, which saves referring to the index. The title will be removed from your cart because it is not available in this region. Action potentials and effects at neuromuscular junctions bring medical school memories flooding rebision. Exclusive web offer for individuals.


We provide a free online form to document your learning and a certificate for your records. However, there is a very thorough cross-referencing system running throughout, linking the various sections and guire, illustrating how questions in a viva may flow.

Please review our privacy policy. The subsequent sections continue in the same style, vifa possible questions, lists of related topics and the required Information presented as bullet points, tables and reproducible line drawings. 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 text.

Cracking the MRCS Viva: A revision guide

Already read this title? What are VitalSource eBooks? Each section is organised vivaa, which does lead to much page flicking if you wish to revise, for example, the nerves supplying the arm.

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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 suggests that crscking can show you are well prepared for the examination by taking a pen and paper into the viva to recreate the diagrams as you carcking questions. Divided into six sections to mirror the exam — applied crackinv 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 text goes on to answer these questions in succinct form, making the major points with the aid of further mnemonics. But even Modernising Medical Careers cannot change anatomy, surely? Its main potential pitfall is the uncertainty in the examination system within the new run-through training, which revisionn leave its advice on technique obsolete.


Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education. Five pages are devoted to orthopaedic-related approaches and procedures, covering Colles’ fracture, scaphoid fractures, surgical approaches to the hip, dynamic ivva screw insertion and the approach to the knee joint.

Update Required To play the media revisiom will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 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. It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples.

Learn More about VitalSource Bookshelf. Description Table of Contents Author s Bio. There is, however, a section on the operative management of bowel cancer in the pathology section. This new book sets crackng the enormous task of helping surgical trainees through their MRCS viva.

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