2nd Edition

OSCEs for the MRCS Part B A Bailey & Love Revision Guide, Second Edition

    358 Pages 108 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This is a fully updated edition of the hugely successful OSCEs for the MRCS Part B: A Bailey and Love Revision Guide. The content has been revised in line with recent changes to the examination, such as the introduction of microbiology and applied surgical sciences and changes from patient safety to clinical and procedural skills.Popular with trainee surgeons preparing for the oral element of the MRCS (the objective structured clinical examination, or OSCE), this revision guide will maximise the chances of success in surgical examinations.

    Introduction. Anatomy. Surgical Pathology. Microbiology. Applied Surgical Science. Critical Care. Head and Neck. Limbs and Spine. Neurosciences. Trunk and Thorax. Vascular. Procedural skills. Communication Skills.


    Jonathan M Fishman, BA (Hons), MA (Cantab), BM BCh (Oxon), PhD, MRCS (Eng), DOHNS (RCS Eng), FRCS (ORL-HNS) is a senior specialty registrar in ENT, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Senior Editor for The Journal of Laryngology & Otology (Cambridge University Press). He graduated with a ‘triple’ first class honours degree in Natural Sciences from Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, and completed his clinical training at St John’s College, University of Oxford. He has held posts in accident and emergency, ENT, general surgery and neurosurgery, as part of the surgical rotation at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College, London.

    Vivian A Elwell, BA Hons., MA (Cantab.), MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Neuro. Surg.) is a consultant neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon at the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. She has a special interest in complex spinal surgery. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Columbia College, Columbia University (New York City, NY), and obtained her master’s degree from the University of Cambridge. She then obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the Imperial College School of Medicine, London.

    Rajat Chowdhury, BSc (Hons), MA (Oxon), BM BCh (Oxon), MRCS, FRCR, FBIR, PGCME is a consultant musculoskeletal radiologist at Oxford University Hospitals, a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists. He was awarded an undergraduate Honours degree from University College London, and read medicine at Oxford University. He completed his clinical clinical training at Oxford, Mayo Clinic and Harvard University. He then trained on the surgical rotation at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College, London, and held posts in accident and emergency, orthopaedics and trauma, cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, and plastic surgery. He then trained in radiology before subspecialising in musculoskeletal radiology, completing his fellowship at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and an honorary fellowship at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford.