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SBAs and EMQs for the MRCS Part A: A Bailey & Love Revision Guide

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ISBN 9781482213669
Published December 30, 2011 by CRC Press
224 Pages

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Book Description

SBAs and EMQs for the MRCS Part A is an invaluable guide to sitting and passing the examination, which tests the candidates in their knowledge of the basic sciences as applied to surgical practice.

Based on the highly successful Insider Medical MRCS Examination Clinical Course, this book facilitates the pathway for a novice clinician to pass this challenging examination. College-approved, systematic and coherent questions for all the main systems are included, providing comprehensive coverage of the surgical curriculum. Answers are provided in brief at the foot of each question page for rapid reference, while full explanations of each appear in a separate section at the end of each chapter.

The sections provide insider tips on how to pass the examination and identify mistakes commonly made by many candidates, whilst providing references to the key chapters within Bailey & Love's Short Practice of Surgery.

With over 350 SBAs and 50 EMQs, this book will provide helpful pointers for further study throughout training, and is essential reading for those preparing to sit Part A of the MRCS examination.

Table of Contents

Applied Basic Sciences
Single best answer questions (SBAs) followed by answers and explanations
Principles of Surgery-in-General
Extended matching questions (EMQs) followed by answers and explanations

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Vivian A Elwell, BA (Hons) MA (Cantab) MB BS, MRCS, Neurosurgery Specialist Registrar, National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK; Jonathan Fishman - BA (Hons) MA (Cantab) BM BCh (Oxon) MRCS (Eng) DOHNS (RCS Eng), ENT Specialist Registrar, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK; Rajat Chowdhury - BSc (Hons) MSc (Lon) MA (Oxon) BM BCh (Oxon) MRCS, Radiology Specialist Registrar, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK.