Essential Revision Notes for the Cardiology KBA and MCQs for the Cardiology Knowledge Based Assessment with DVD are the core texts of revision for this new and compulsory examination.
Within Essential Revision Notes for the Cardiology KBA, each chapter maps the core cardiology training curriculum, giving measurable assurance that readers are getting the information they need. Each chapter is written by a senior cardiology trainee in collaboration with a senior consultant who has expertise in that specific field, ensuring that the content is both authoritative and accessible. Drawing on the latest guidelines and documents, the concise, bullet-pointed layout allows
easy access to and digestion of the key points that candidates will need during revision. Numerous tables, boxes and figures make this the ideal accompaniment to retaining the large and varied amount of information needed to pass the examination.
MCQs for the Cardiology Knowledge Based Assessment features over 260 questions mirroring the format and content of the exam. Eleven focused sequences of questions are followed by detailed explanatory answers, which draw in the relevant aspects of the current syllabus, refers to further reading and provides the broad base of knowledge the examiners expect. Written by a team of cardiology registrars and consultants with recent experience of the exam, the format is designed to give the readers
hands-on experience of the level and type of questions they can expect in the real thing. In addition to a huge variety of images and case scenarios forming the basis of clinical question stems, the book is accompanied by a DVD featuring dozens of video loops - ranging from coronary angiograms to
echocardiography - to help candidates become practised at responding to a clinical stimulus in the context of a Single Best Answer question.
Covering the whole scope of the syllabus and offering a truly authentic experience of the exam, both books provide an insider's guide to the KBA, to ensure readers gain both the confidence and knowledge to pass.
Daniel Augustine is a Specialty Trainee Cardiology, at Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK Paul Leeson studied medicine at St. Andrews and Cambridge before moving to Oxford for specialist training in cardiology. He is now a Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Consultant Cardiologist at John Radcliffe Hospital where he provides expertise in cardiovascular imaging and hypertension. He is also a British Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and heads the Oxford Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility. He is co-author of a range of cardiology books published by Oxford University Press. At the time of writing Ali Khavandi was a Cardiology Specialist Registrar at Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, UK
ESSENTIAL REVISION NOTES FOR THE CARDIOLOGY KBA; MCQS FOR THE CARDIOLOGY KNOWLEDGE BASED ASSESSMENT