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.
Cracking the Intercollegiate General Surgery FRCS Viva: A Revision Guide provides the framework and knowledge to pass the non-subspecialty sections of the FRCS (General Surgery) viva and clinical examination. This comprehensive revision text covers all essential topics in critical care, emergency and general surgery as well as critical appraisal of research papers, basic statistics and data manipulation for the academic section.
This essential revision guide provides you with the vital points for each topic, presented in a concise, structured manner and referenced where appropriate. It is essential reading for anyone preparing for the FRCS General Surgery exam.
Academic Viva; Elizabeth Ball, Tjun Tang and Stewart Walsh
Critical Care; Jithesh Appukutty, Elizabeth Ball, John Davidson,
Vinodkumar Singh, Tjun Tang and Stewart Walsh
Emergency Surgery; Elizabeth Ball, Nicole Keong, Tjun Tang, Colin Walsh and Stewart Walsh
General Surgery; Elizabeth Ball, Pankaj Mishra, C J Shukla, Tjun Tang, Thomas Tsang, Colin Walsh and Stewart Walsh
Breast Surgery; Elizabeth Ball, Amy Burger and Sue Down
Colorectal Surgery; Ed Courtney, Gillian Tierney and Samson Tou
Endocrine Surgery; Elizabeth Ball and Ashish Lal
HPB Surgery; Saurabh Jamdar, Jeffrey Lordan, Dermot O’Riordan and
Transplant Surgery; Zia Moinuddin, Rajesh Sivaprakasam and David van Dellen
Upper GI Surgery; Naheed Farooq, Dermot O’Riordan, Dmitri Pournaras, Manel Riera and Andy Tsang
Vascular Surgery; Tjun Tang, Janice Tsui, Stewart Walsh and Michael Wu