ENT OSCEs : A Guide to Passing the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE, Second Edition book cover
2nd Edition

A Guide to Passing the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE, Second Edition

ISBN 9781315116327
Published July 17, 2019 by CRC Press
214 Pages 112 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Revised and expanded for the second edition, ENT OSCEs is an established full-colour revision guide covering all aspects of the DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) OSCE. Written by a team of ENT specialty registrars, this accessible text follows a step-by-step approach with each test OSCE station based on the style of past questions. This new edition features more written stations, clinical examination walk-throughs and communication skills stations. 

With over 100 colour images, ENT OSCES remains unrivalled as a tool with which to prepare for ENT exams. It is essential reading for candidates of the DO-HNS/MRCS (ENT) and will also aid trainees in preparation for specialty registrar national selection interviews. It is highly recommended for GPs wishing to refresh their knowledge of how to assess common ENT problems and will also be an ideal reference for any junior doctor learning to take histories and examinations in their first ENT post. Finally, it is an invaluable resource for medical students undertaking their ENT attachment and in preparation for final examinations.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

About the Authors


The DO-HNS and MRCS (ENT) Examination and How to Pass It

General tips for the communication and history stations

CHAPTER 1 History Stations

CHAPTER 2 Examination Stations

CHAPTER 3 Communication Skills Stations

CHAPTER 4 Data and Picture Interpretation Stations

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Joseph Manjaly is a specialty registrar on the London North Thames ear, nose and throat rotation. He graduated from Bristol University, gaining a first-class intercalated BSc in physiology. He co-authored the first edition of this book whilst a core trainee in Wessex deanery before gaining one of the four London North Thames training posts awarded at national selection in 2012. He has held a number of Association of Otolaryngologists in Training positions and is regularly involved in training regionally. Peter Kullar is a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow and academic trainee in ear, nose and throat in the Northern Deanery. He graduated from Cambridge University and successfully obtained full Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons and Diploma of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery prior to co-authoring the first edition of this book. His specialist interests are otology and mitochondrial-associated hearing loss. Alison Carter is a specialty registrar on the London North Thames ear, nose and throat rotation, working at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital. She graduated from Nottingham University and was awarded her Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons at the beginning of her core surgical training, followed by Diploma of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery nearing the end of it, having decided mid training to pursue an ear, nose and throat career. Richard Fox is a Registrar in Sydney, Australia having completed the MRCS (ENT) as a core surgical trainee in London. After graduating from Bristol University (2012) he has shown a commitment to medical education establishing a number of surgical courses and has been recognised with the UCL merit teaching award amongst other trainee prizes. He has also been faculty on the Royal of College of Surgeons post-graduate courses.