2nd Edition

Get ahead! Surgery: 100 EMQs for Finals

ISBN 9781444181807
Published September 24, 2014 by CRC Press
264 Pages

USD $38.95

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Book Description

Fully updated, this new edition of the successful Get ahead! SURGERY 100 EMQs for Finals provides invaluable revision for all medical students preparing for their final examinations. Co-written by Saran Shantikumar, series editor for the Get ahead! series, this book covers the entire syllabus in a clear and comprehensive style, building on the strengths of the first edition to provide reliable and effective revision practice to help achieve success in final exams.

The second edition has been completely updated according to current curriculum, and the questions are written in a style similar to the Medical Schools Council Assessment Alliance (MSCAA) bank. Get ahead! SURGERY 100 EMQs for Finals is a helpful resource for medical students preparing for their exams.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Get ahead!

Practice Paper 1: Questions
Theme 1: Investigation of Abdominal Pain
Theme 2: Burns
Theme 3: Back Pain
Theme 4: Intestinal Obstruction
Theme 5: Ulcers
Theme 6: Management of Hernias
Theme 7: Diagnosis of Breast Disease
Theme 8: Management of Testicular Conditions
Theme 9: Hypersensitivity Reactions
Theme 10: Neck Lumps
Theme 11: Classification of Jaundice
Theme 12: Shoulder Disorders
Theme 13: Thyroid Disease
Theme 14: Diagnosis of Chest Trauma
Theme 15: Abdominal Incisions
Theme 16: Groin Lumps
Theme 17: Management of Venous Disease
Practice Paper 1: Answers

Practice Paper 2: Questions
Theme 1: Haematuria
Theme 2: Arterial Blood Gases
Theme 3: Lower Limb Nerve Lesions
Theme 4: Investigation of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Theme 5: Diagnosis of Breast Disease
Theme 6: Local Anaesthetic Agents
Theme 7: Diagnosis of Jaundice
Theme 8: Thyroid Disease
Theme 9: Management of Skin Conditions
Theme 10: Neck Lumps
Theme 11: Paediatric Orthopaedic Conditions
Theme 12: Gastrointestinal Polyps
Theme 13: Femoral Neck Fractures
Theme 14: Diagnosis of Groin Lumps
Theme 15: Classification of Hernias
Theme 16: Investigation of Vascular Disease
Practice Paper 2: Answers

Practice Paper 3: Questions
Theme 1: Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage
Theme 2: Airway Management
Theme 3: Pancreatic Tumours
Theme 4: Endocrine Disorders
Theme 5: Management of Abdominal Pain
Theme 6: Skin Lesions
Theme 7: Conditions of the Nose
Theme 8: Paediatric Orthopaedic Conditions
Theme 9: Management of Prostate Disease
Theme 10: Statistics
Theme 11: Knee Injuries
Theme 12: Management of Anorectal Conditions
Theme 13: Upper Limb Nerve Lesions
Theme 14: Anatomy of Hernias
Theme 15: Management of Common Fractures
Theme 16: Diagnosis of Vascular Disease
Practice Paper 3: Answers

Practice Paper 4: Questions
Theme 1: Diagnosis of Dysphagia
Theme 2: Shock
Theme 3: Management of Chest Trauma
Theme 4: Diagnosis of Abdominal Pain
Theme 5: Hand Disorders
Theme 6: Diagnosis of Biliary Tract Disease
Theme 7: Investigation of Urological Disease
Theme 8: Lower Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage
Theme 9: Tumour Markers
Theme 10: Investigation of Breast Disease
Theme 11: Penile Conditions
Theme 12: Cutaneous Malignancies
Theme 13: Management of Endocrine Disease
Theme 14: Eye Disease
Theme 15: Preoperative Morbidity
Theme 16: Bone Tumours
Theme 17: Management of Arterial Disease
Practice Paper 4: Answers

Practice Paper 5: Questions
Theme 1: Glasgow Coma Scale
Theme 2: Diagnosis of Hernias
Theme 3: Management of Urological Disease
Theme 4: Diagnosis of Hepatomegaly
Theme 5: Diagnosis of the Swollen Limb
Theme 6: Eponymous Fractures and Classifications
Theme 7: Investigation of Abdominal Pain
Theme 8: Nipple Discharge
Theme 9: Skin Lesions
Theme 10: Diagnosis of Anorectal Disease
Theme 11: Intravenous Fluids
Theme 12: Management of Paediatric Surgical Conditions
Theme 13: Ear Disease
Theme 14: Knee Conditions
Theme 15: Diagnosis of Vascular Disease
Theme 16: Investigation of Dysphagia
Theme 17: Upper Limb Nerve Lesions
Practice Paper 5: Answers

Practice Paper 6: Questions
Theme 1: Diagnosis of Hernias
Theme 2: Spinal Cord Lesions
Theme 3: Management of Biliary Tract Disease
Theme 4: Ulcers
Theme 5: Consent
Theme 6: Colorectal Operations
Theme 7: Management of Breast Cancer
Theme 8: Tumour Staging Systems
Theme 9: Investigation of Endocrine Disease
Theme 10: Diagnosis of Dysphagia
Theme 11: Management of Urinary Retention
Theme 12: Diagnosis of Paediatric Surgical Conditions
Theme 13: Diagnosis of Foot Disorders
Theme 14: Diagnosis of Abdominal Pain
Theme 15: Management of Head Injury
Theme 16: Urological Conditions
Theme 17: Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Practice Paper 6: Answers

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James Wigley, MBBS, BSc, MRCS, AFHEA, University Hospital Southampton, UK

Saran Shantikumar, MRCS, British Heart Foundation Fellow, Bristol Heart Institute, UK