1st Edition

Get ahead! Specialties: OSCEs and Data Interpretation

    204 Pages
    by CRC Press

    204 Pages
    by CRC Press

    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.

    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

    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

    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


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