Fundoscopy Made Easy, 1e 1st Edition

This is a further volume in the popular Made Easy series that covers the basic principles of fundoscopy necessary for all medical students and a wide variety of junior doctors. It covers all the common conditions likely to be encountered and potentially examined in the MRCP and MRCGP examinations.

  • Covers all common conditions, including all those likely to examined in the MRCP and MRCGP examinations..
  • Illustarted with high quality retinal images.
  • In the well-known and successful Made Easy format.



Concise Notes in Oncology for MRCP and MRCS (MasterPass) 3rd Edition

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This new updated and expanded edition challenges many widely held views on the links between poverty and child health. It brings together new evidence, both historical and current, and considers the practical implications for health and social policy, outlining innovative approaches to future development. Poverty and Child Health is vital reading for paediatricians and child health workers, doctors and health service managers, social service professionals, social scientists and everyone with an interest in shaping health and social policy.


EMQs for the MRCS Part A (Oxford Specialty Training: Revision Texts) 1st Edition

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Specifically designed to help candidates revise for the MRCS exam, this book features 250 extended matching questions divided into 96 themes, covering the whole syllabus. Containing everything candidates need to pass the MRCS Part A EMQ section of the exam, the book focuses intensively on topics relating to principles of surgery-in-general, including peri-operative care, post-operative management and critical care, surgical technique and technology, management and legal issues in surgery, clinical microbiology, emergency medicine and trauma management, and principles of surgical oncology.

The high level of detail included within the questions and their explanations allows effective self-assessment of knowledge and quick identification of key areas requiring further attention. Varying approaches to extended matching questions are used, giving effective exam practice and guidance through revision and exam technique. This includes clinical case questions, positively-worded questions, requiring selection of the most appropriate of relatively correct answers; ‘two-step’ or ‘double-jump’ questions, requiring several cognitive steps to arrive at the correct answer; as well as factual recall questions, prompting basic recall of facts.


Get Through MRCS: Anatomy 2E 2nd Edition

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Fully revised and updated in light of the changes to the format of the MRCS examination, this second edition of Get Through MRCS: Anatomy provides candidates with the knowledge and practice necessary for excelling at the challenging MRCS part B OSCE examination.

  • The updated new edition of the highly-praised Get Through MRCS: Anatomy Vivas
  • Fully revised in accordance with the changes to be focussed on the OSCE format
  • Detailed model answers and full explanations to ensure thorough understanding of how to get the best results
  • Plentiful illustrations and high-quality photographs in full colour throughout

Written by the experienced author of the highly successful first edition, Simon Overstall has extensive knowledge of the exam, both in teaching offline courses and authoring MRCS revision texts. Get Through MRCS: Anatomy is essential reading for MRCS candidates wanting to achieve expert anatomical knowledge and to ultimately earn high results within their postgraduate examinations.


Basic Science for the MRCS: A revision guide for surgical trainees, 2e (MRCS Study Guides) 2nd Edition

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This book is a concise revision guide to the core basic sciences – anatomy, physiology and pathology – which comprise the essential knowledge required by the trainee entering the specialty of surgery. It has been written in a style to facilitate easy learning of the essential facts, with indications of both their clinical relevance and importance. This book concentrates on those topics which tend to be recurring examination themes for initial surgical training. It will be an invaluable resource for the basic surgical trainee studying for the Intercollegiate MRCS examination, as well as proving useful for those in higher surgical training and for the surgically inclined, well-motivated student.

  • The book covers in one volume all the essentials of the basic sciences – anatomy, physiology and pathology – to aid the candidate for the MRCS examination.
  • In covering the applied basic science the books explains the application and clinical relevance of the three sciences
  • The text is written in an appropriate ‘bullet-point’ style to allow easy reading and rapid exam preparation
  • The contents concentrate on the recurring common themes of the examination, thus helping direct appropriate learning and focussing on the specific impoartnta areas of knowledge
  • The book is illustrated with line drawings which are clearly annotated to aid learning.

In this Second Edition, chapters have been updated and sections expanded to cover topics which are particularly relevant to examinations. The microbiology chapter has been rewritten, and the section on skin healing has also been extensively rewritten to include a section on burns, skin grafting and the anatomy of flaps. Each chapter has new OSCE scenario questions added to bring together the basic science and its clinical application in OSCE examinations.


General Surgery: Prepare for the MRCS: Key articles from the Surgery Journal Kindle Edition

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For over 30 years Surgery has been at the forefront of providing high quality articles, written by experienced authorities and designed for candidates sitting the Intercollegiate surgery examinations. The journal covers the whole of the surgical syllabus as represented by the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum. Each topic is covered in a rolling programme of updates thus ensuring contemporaneous coverage of the core curriculum.

For the first time the articles on general surgery are now available in ebook format. This collection of 100 articles will be ideal for revision for the Intercollegiate MRCS examination as well as a useful update for all seeking to keep abreast with the latest advances in this particular branch of surgery.

  • A selection of key articles which will be an invaluable learning resource in preparation for the MRCS.
  • Based on the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum for surgical trainees.
  • Each article is fully referenced and includes an abstract which will aid revision.
  • Includes self-assessment questions allowing testing of understanding of the contents.


Lecture Notes: General Surgery 12th Edition


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The 12th edition of General Surgery Lecture Notes introduces the student to the principles of common surgical operations and systematically covers all clinical problems where surgical intervention is indicated.

Now in full colour throughout and fully-supported by a website of self-assessment questions and answers, this popular and classic text will appeal to all medical students and junior doctors who want a concise introduction to the fundamental aspects of general surgery and will provide the core knowledge needed for Finals and the MRCS examination.

Key features include:

  • Offers a comprehensive overview of surgical techniques
  • Contains a wide range of colour illustrations
  • Fully supported by hundreds of self-assessment questions and answers at

Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledge of surgery, General Surgery Lecture Notes presents ‘need to know’ information for all those carrying out general surgical procedures.


Single Best Answers in Surgery 1st Edition


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Single Best Answers in Surgery offers a new approach to revising for surgical finals; by not only indicating the correct answer to each question, but explaining the full rationale used for finding the answer in each case. This means the book is invaluable not only for self-testing before an exam, but will have long-term value throughout a student’s surgical studies, through to finals exams and beyond. The questions are arranged into topic areas, followed by a practice exam for true self-assessment.

Single Best Answers in Surgery contains 450 questions and answers in the following areas:

(1) Pre- and Postoperative Management, (2) Fluid Balance and Parenteral Nutrition, (3) Trauma, (4) Abdomen: Upper GI and Hepatobiliary Surgery, (5) Abdomen: Lower GI Surgery (6) Abdomen: The Acute Abdomen, (7) Breast Surgery, (8) Vascular Surgery, (9) Urology, (10) Orthopaedics, (11) Neurosurgery, (12) ENT Surgery, (13) Ophthalmic Surgery, (14) Lumps, Bumps, Skin and Hernias, (15) Practice exam

Produced by an excellent team of authors and with an introduction by Editorial Advisor Professor Sir Ara Darzi KBE.


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


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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.


OSCEs for the MRCS Part B: A Bailey & Love Revision Guide (Hodder Arnold Publication) 1st Edition


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This book is designed to help the candidate in preparation for the newly revised oral examination or OSCE, the concluding element required to pass the MRCS examination. Success requires a solid working knowledge and a well-rehearsed examination technique. A precise, structured and systematic routine is paramount. This technique, as outlined in this book, ensures key steps of the clinical examination are not accidentally omitted and under the pressure of the examination it provides the candidate with a starting point and framework for any case that one may encounter.

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, coherent and well-rehearsed examination routine for all the main systems are included.

As well as providing examination routines approved by many college examiners, the chapters also provide insider tips on how to pass the examination and identify mistakes commonly made by many candidates.

OSCEs for the MRCS Part B prepares future surgeons for the challenges of clinical practice, through solid examination techniques and communication skills.


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