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Cracking the Intercollegiate General Surgery FRCS Viva

A Revision Guide, 1st Edition

Edited by Elizabeth Ball, Stewart Walsh, Tjun Tang

CRC Press

399 pages

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The FRCS examination is the last hurdle on the road to independent practice as a consultant surgeon in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The voce viva portion of the exam can be particularly challenging for candidates who must demonstrate not only their knowledge of various surgical topics, but also their reasoning and decision-making abilities.Crack

Table of Contents

Academic Viva. Critical Care. Emergency Surgery. General Surgery. Breast Surgery. Colorectal Surgery. Endocrine Surgery. HPB Surgery. Transplant Surgery. Upper GI Surgery. Vascular Surgery. Bibliography.

About the Editors

Elizabeth Ball is currently working as an oncoplastic consultant at Ipswich Hospital, after completing a National Oncoplastic Fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London. She is currently undertaking an MS in Oncoplastic Surgery, and has a special interest in familial breast cancer. She is actively involved in teaching and training junior surgical staff and is enrolled on the Trainer Development Programme at the University of Bedford. She is a faculty member on theTraining the Trainers' course, and has also served as a faculty member on Basic Surgical Skills, ATLS and CCrISP courses all over the UK. She has written 12 peer-reviewed publications and several chapters in general surgical textbooks.

Stewart Walsh's research interest focuses on the perioperative care of major vascular surgery patients, utilizing comparative-effectiveness methodology to evaluate current and potential interventions. He has more than 120 peer-reviewed journal publications. Since 2011, he has been assistant editor at the International Journal of Surgery. In 2013, he was appointed as an editor with the Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Disease Group. He leads the surgery modules at the University of Limerick and has served as faculty member on the Basic Surgical Skills and CCrISP courses in the Eastern Deanery. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Tjun Tang is currently doing a postgraduate fellowship at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia, concentrating on complex lower limb revascularisation, prior to taking up a consultant post in vascular and endovascular surgery at Changi General Hospital in Singapore. He has active research interests in carotid imaging and outcome modelling in vascular surgery and has published widely on these subjects. He has more than 130 peer-reviewed publications and has co-written/edited five postgraduate revision textbooks in general surgery.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Surgery / General