Prepare, prepare, prepare! Surgical Interviews: The Survival Guide is a highly detailed handbook of what to expect during surgical interviews, including applications and CV preparation, clinical scenarios, portfolios, communication, possible questions, suggested solutions, potential pitfalls and a multitude of invaluable tips to enhance the overall assessment. Written by trainees who have recently (and successfully) been through the interview process, this is the only comprehensive guide available for future surgeons. It is wide-ranging, authoritative and down to earth - designed specifically to test knowledge, develop fluency in responses and foster confidence.
Contributors. Introduction. Core surgical training. General and vascular surgery. Urology. Otolaryngology. Trauma and orthopaedic surgery. Plastic surgery. Cardiothoracic surgery. Neurosurgery. Oral and maxillofacial surgery. Paediatric surgery. Essential knowledge and hot topics. Clinical governance. Surgical education. Regulation, revalidation and the GMC. Informed consent. Research, Statistics and evidence-based medicine. Beauty in the eye of the beholder - a guide to improving your curriculum vitae.