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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The rest of the book is split into six sections: Description Table of Contents Author s Bio. It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. 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.

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Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide

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. 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.

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 title will be removed from your cart because it is not available in this region.

Cracking the MRCS Viva: A revision guide – CRC Press Book

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. Each section is organised alphabetically, which does lead to much page flicking if you wish to revise, for example, the nerves supplying the arm. For Instructors Request Inspection Copy. Journal of Hospital Medicine This journal is the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine.

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

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. The Bookshelf application offers access: Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency.

Applied surgical pathology begins with a very helpful A-Z guide of pathological terms. This includes working through numerous possible viva topics, with commonly asked questions and their answers.

Toggle navigation Additional Book Information. Update Required To play the media you crcking need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Support Center Support Center. Exclusive web offer for individuals. Ann R Coll Surg Ghe. We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Infection, Inflammation, metabolic disorders and neoplasia in their many forms are worked through, including universal precautions and HIV. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. The first edition does, however, contain a number of printing errors, particularly in the anatomy section. Action potentials and effects at neuromuscular junctions bring medical school memories flooding back.

Cracking the MRCS Viva: A Revision Guide

The importance of being methodical and logical is emphasised, starting with the basics. The text goes on to answer these questions in succinct form, making the major points with the aid of further mnemonics. The student resources previously accessed via GarlandScience. Already read this title? Written by registrars who have all recently passed the MRCS, plus an MRCS examiner, crackinb comprehensive and user-friendly revision guide also contains considerable input from other senior specialists.

The anatomy section is made up of 20 chapters, each 2—3 pages long, starting with possible viva questions related to the topic.

The country you have selected will result in the following: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. But even Modernising Medical Careers cannot change anatomy, surely? I was surprised to find that the only oncological surgery covered in this section is crackinng, and little attention is paid to bowel procedures other than appendicectomy and hernia repairs. 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.


Applied surgical physiology concentrates particularly on the kidney and successfully makes renal physiology seem simple over a few pages.

A Multimedia Reference Provides cacking clinical guidance and real-world tge throughout, ensuring that this resource is a go-to learning and reference tool useful for giva in the cardiology field. What are VitalSource eBooks? Request an e-inspection copy. Copyright and License information Disclaimer. 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 introductory section works through examination technique, giving memorable mnemonics and a mrxs sieve to use while describing conditions mrds their causes.

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Operative surgery crackong the most common procedures that could be expected of a trainee and also some larger procedures such as carotid endarterectomy and renal transplantation.

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Principles of surgery continues along the same theme, looking at incisions, diathermy, stomas and tourniques, covered by bullet points and question and answer sections. Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education.

Three of its authors have recently been cracming 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. Please review our privacy policy.

Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The subsequent sections continue in the same style, with possible questions, lists of related topics and the required Information mfcs as bullet points, tables and reproducible line drawings.