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OSCEs at a Glance

OSCEs at a Glance

ISBN: 978-1-405-13057-8

Aug 2009, Wiley-Blackwell

232 pages

Description

The at a Glance series is popular among medical students and junior doctors for its concise and simple approach and excellent illustrations.

Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with colour summary diagrams on the left page and explanatory text on the right. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical school and beyond.
Everything you need to know about OSCEs...at a Glance!

Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, OSCEs at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students. Reflecting changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) to encapsulate all that the student needs to know.

OSCEs at a Glance:

  • Comprehensively covers OSCE stations across all medical specialties in 295 consecutive stations
  • Contains full-colour artwork throughout, making the subject easy to understand
  • Presents schematic diagrams on the left page and concise explanations on the right
  • Sets out the information and provides typical questions as asked during the assessment
  • Teaches a safe, efficient, and brief approach which can be used in the exam
  • Is ideal for quick reference on the wards and near the actual exam
  • Covers common clinical cases that appear in exams time and again

This book is an invaluable resource for all medical students preparing for any OSCEs and clinical examinations.

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Preface.

Selected list of abbreviations.

Part 1: Introduction.

1 Generic information.

2 Basic principles.

3 Communication hints.

4 History and examination hints.

5 A logical approach.

6 Practical stations 1.

7 Practical stations 2.

8 Communication stations 1.

9 Communication stations 2.

10 Communication stations 3.

11 Emergency stations.

Part 2: Medicine

Cardiovascular.

Respiratory.

Gastrointestinal.

Neurology

Endocrine.

Part 3: Surgery.

General surgery.

Vascular.

Urology.

Musculoskeletal.

Part 4: Specialties.

Paediatrics.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Dermatology.

Ophthalmology.

ENT.

Psychiatry.

Index of OSCE stations.


  • Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, and in full-colour, OSCEs at a Glance is an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students

  • Reflects changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, providing a user-friendly overview of Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) to encapsulate all that the student needs to know

  • Comprehensively covers OSCE stations across all medical specialties in 295 consecutive stations

  • Is ideal for quick reference on the wards and near the actual exam, covering common clinical cases that appear in exams time and again

  • An invaluable resource for all medical students preparing for any OSCEs and clinical examinations