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1st Edition

Get ahead! Specialties: OSCEs and Data Interpretation

ISBN 9781444170177
Published July 9, 2015 by CRC Press
204 Pages

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Book Description

Get ahead! SPECIALTIES OSCEs and Data Interpretation is an invaluable revision tool for all medical students preparing for final exams.

  • Detailed scenarios covering obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatrics and psychiatry ensure thorough preparation for these examinations
  • Each scenario contains a complete mark scheme and accompanying detailed explanations for a full understanding of revision needs
  • Also includes abnormal findings, ensuring candidates are fully prepared beyond standard revision

Written by an author team with extensive experience in the examination, this book, along with its companion volume on surgery and medicine, is the essential revision guide for undergraduate clinical examinations.

Table of Contents

Obstetrics and Gynaecology. General Gynaecological History. Clinical Scenario: Abdominal/Pelvic Pain. Clinical Scenario: Amenorrhoea and Oligomenorrhoea. Clinical Scenario: Incontinence. Discuss Contraception Options with a Patient. Discuss The Management of Menorrhagia. Discuss The Pros and Cons of Hormone Replacement Therapy. Bimanual Examination. Speculum Examination and Cervical Smear. Breaking Bad News. General Obstetric History. Discussion with an Examiner 1: Antepartum Haemorrhage. Discussion with an Examiner 2: Pre-Eclampsia. Obstetric/Antenatal Examination. Paediatrics. General Paediatric History. Clinical Scenario: Wheeze. Clinical Scenario: The Fitting Child. Clinical Scenario: Bedwetting. Clinical Scenario: Headache. Communication Skills in Paediatrics. Paediatric Examination. Data Interpretation. Psychiatry. General Psychiatric History. Mental State Examination. Clinical Scenario: Assessment of Depression. Clinical Scenario: Assessment of Mania. Clinical Scenario: Assessment of Anxiety. Clinical Scenario: Assessment of Eating Disorders. Clinical Scenario: Assessment of Alcohol Dependence. Clinical Scenario: Assessment of Suicidal Intent. Clinical Scenario: Assessment of Capacity. Communication Skills. Data Interpretation.

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Nadeem Hasan, BM BCh, MA (Cantab), MSc, MFPH, DRCOG, specialty registrar in public health, London, UK

Caroline Watson, BM BCh, MA (Oxon), MRCP, specialty registrar in haematology, Oxford, UK 

Joyee Basu, BM BCh, MA (Oxon), MRCP, specialty registrar in cardiology, Oxford, UK

Series Editor:

Saran Shantikumar, BA, BSc, MBChB, MRCS, academic clinical fellow in public health, University of Warwick, UK