MRCS Applied Basic Science and Clinical Topics offers a complete and up-to-date guide to specialty training in surgery, covering all the core topics examined in the MRCS Part A and B exams.
Presented in a clear layout, chapters are mapped to the syllabus to deliver structured revision in all the systems.
Featuring concise and easy-to-digest notes, this book provides clinical knowledge, practical skills and the essential revision tool to maximise chances of exam success.
Presents topics in an accessible double-page format for rapid access to information
Covers the full knowledge-base examined by the Royal College of Surgeons
Highly illustrated with clinical photographs, imaging and diagrams to aid visual memory of topics
Equips candidates with the necessary basic science and clinical knowledge to succeed in the MRCS exams
Complements MRCS Part A: 500 SBAs and EMQs and MRCS Part B OSCE: Anatomy
Highly Commended at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2013
Stephen Parker BSc DipMedEd MS FRCS (Gen) FRCS (Eng & Ed) Consultant General Surgeon, University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry
* Preface * About the Author * MRCS examination * Glossary Chapter 1: Professional Skills in Clinical Practice Chapter 2: Perioperative Care Chapter 3: Perioperative Management and Critical Care Chapter 4: Surgical Technique and Technology Chapter 5: Evidence-Based Surgical Practice Chapter 6: Surgical Pathology and Microbiology Chapter 7: Emergency Medicine and the Management of Trauma Chapter 8: Principles of Surgical Oncology Chapter 9: Cardiothoracic Surgery Chapter 10: General Surgery Chapter 11: Abdominal Wall Chapter 12: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Chapter 13: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Chapter 14: Colorectal Surgery Chapter 15: Breast Disease Chapter 16: Endocrine Surgery Chapter 17: Vascular Disease Chapter 18: Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Chapter 19: Paediatric Surgery Chapter 20: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chapter 21: Neurosurgery Chapter 22: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Chapter 23: Urology