Focused History Taking for OSCEs

A Comprehensive Guide for Medical Students

Author: David McCollum,Graham McCollum,Priha Shukla

Publisher: Radcliffe Press

ISBN: 9781846195815

Category: Medical

Page: 229

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This straight-forward guide to taking patient history comprehensively covers all of the commonly seen OSCE scenarios within the current undergraduate medical curriculum. Focused History Taking for OSCEs includes an introductory chapter with general OSCE guidance, including tips from recently qualified doctors and highly respected physicians and surgeons who commonly examine OSCEs. It covers over 50 histories based on presenting complaints - more than any other text on the market - thoroughly testing both knowledge and examination technique. Each history is based around what the candidate is required to consider, with mnemonics and list-based breakdowns to aid prompt recall. It then concludes by outlining key aspects for each differential diagnosis as well as a list of investigations and management options. Benefits Covers over 50 histories - more than any other book in this area Simple presentation - uses mnemonics and list-based prompts to aid fast recall Comprehensive - covers all the commonly examined history-taking OSCE scenarios in the undergraduate medical curriculum Includes tips from examiners and recently qualified doctors
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The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Final Year Medical Students

Author: Nazmul Akunjee,Muhammed Akunjee

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 1846191238

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 417

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"This comprehensive revision aid covers, in a self-assessment format, over 100 sample OSCE stations including the standard history, examination and general skills stations. It also covers the newly designed stations such as investigation of choice, acute medical management, medical advice for specific conditions and communication skills." -- BOOK COVER.
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Advanced ENT training

A guide to passing the FRCS (ORL-HNS) examination

Author: Joseph Manjaly,Peter J Kullar

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1000753239

Category: Medical

Page: 290

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The syllabus for the FRCS (ORL-HNS) is vast and sound preparation for the exams has traditionally involved assimilatiing knowledge from a wide range of sources. This book provides a focussed guide for exam candidates. More than a question and answer book, this book is a coaching manual. Each section features a combination of model answers, pearls of wisdom, checklists and pointers for further reading. Detailed advice is provided for both Part 1 and Part 2 of the examnation. Viva topics that have featured in the exam in recent years have been included. and have then been supplemented by invaluable editorial contributions from leaders in each of the subspecialties. Trainees frequently comment that exam preparation is an enlightening process and the knowledge gained would have served them well during their time as an ENT registrar or Otorhinolaryngology resident.This book will also serve as a valuable learning tool for trainees as early as ST3 and facilitate their development of effective and safe clinical practice.
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Medical Histories for the MRCP and Final MB

Author: Iqbal Khan,Zafar Iqbal

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315358026

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Taking a patient's medical history is a vital skill often overlooked by junior doctors and medical students, leading to a worryingly high failure rate in the PACES and OSCE exams. Don't be caught out! This book has been specifically designed to give you invaluable guidance and practice for taking medical histories. It features 50 complete case studies, including referral letters, medical histories, suggested data gathering methods, points to consider, warning signs, management of uncomfortable topics and differential diagnosis. With a focus on the importance and benefits of role-play in revision, this concise and easy to read format provides the study aid for Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) candidates sitting their Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills (PACES) examinations. It is also of great benefit to undergraduates approaching their final year examinations.
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