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The Complete GPVTS Stage 2 Preparation Guide: Questions and Professional Dilemmas

The Complete GPVTS Stage 2 Preparation Guide: Questions and Professional Dilemmas

Saba Khan, Neel Sharma

ISBN: 978-0-470-65490-3

Jan 2012, Wiley-Blackwell

248 pages

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$57.95

Description

Ease the pressure of the GP Vocational Training Scheme Stage 2 exams, and ensure your progress to Stage 3, with this complete preparation guide

Featuring all question types from the exam, including SBAs, EMQs and Professional Dilemmas, and covering a range of medical and surgical specialties, this invaluable guide not only tests appropriate application of clinical knowledge, but encourages doctors to think logically and ethically - vital in recognising appropriate behaviour in professional dilemmas. The opening section provides handy advice on how to prepare for the exam and explains what the question setters are looking for - the key to success in Stage 2. 

Based on the contributors’ own experience of typical problems and dilemmas, and including thorough explanations for each answer, this book is not just an exam crammer, but a valuable learning tool.

Contributors, vii

The Complete GPVTS Stage 2 Preparation Guide, viii

How to Use This Book, xi

Exam Technique, xiii

Part 1 Clinical Problem Solving Questions: SBAs and EMQs, 1

1 Cardiology, 3

Questions, 3

Answers, 9

2 Dermatology, 14

Questions, 14

Answers, 19

3 Ear, Nose and Throat, 23

Questions, 23

Answers, 29

4 Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease, 34

Questions, 34

Answers, 40

5 Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 45

Questions, 45

Answers, 52

6 Genetics, 59

Questions, 59

Answers, 65

7 Haematology, 70

Questions, 70

Answers, 75

8 Immunology, 79

Questions, 79

Answers, 85

9 Infectious Diseases, 89

Questions, 89

Answers, 94

10 Musculoskeletal Disorders, 99

Questions, 99

Answers, 106

11 Neurology, 112

Questions, 112

Answers, 118

12 Ophthalmology, 122

Questions, 122

Answers, 127

13 Paediatrics, 132

Questions, 132

Answers, 138

14 Psychiatry, 142

Questions, 142

Answers, 148

15 Renal Medicine, 152

Questions, 152

Answers, 159

16 Reproductive Health, 164

Questions, 164

Answers, 169

17 Respiratory Medicine, 173

Questions, 173

Answers, 181

18 Urology, 187

Questions, 187

Answers, 194

Part 2 Professional Dilemmas, 199

19 Ranking Questions, 201

Answers, 209

20 Multiple Best Answer Questions, 217

Answers, 222

Index, 225