Fast Track Surgery: Trauma, Orthopaedics and Sub-Specialties

Fast Track Surgery: Trauma, Orthopaedics and Sub-Specialties

Paperback Fast Track Surgery

By (author) Aaron Trinidade, By (author) Manoj Ramachandran

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  • Publisher: PasTest
  • Format: Paperback | 344 pages
  • Dimensions: 123mm x 189mm
  • Publication date: 29 November 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Knutsford
  • ISBN 10: 1904627951
  • ISBN 13: 9781904627951
  • Sales rank: 362,557

Product description

"Fast Track Surgery: Trauma, Orthopaedics and the Subspecialties" is written for you, the medical student or junior doctor on your surgical rotation during the clinical years of medical school or starting off on your surgical training post-qualification. It focuses on most of what you can expect to see on the wards, and is written in a question-and-answer format covering the most commonly asked questions on the wards. The facts as you need to know them have been presented in a concise, accessible way. Also included are questions on clinically oriented anatomy, which will prove indispensable while in the operating theater with the consultant! This book is full of useful tips on how to survive your surgical rotation, and mnemonics to make the cramming process a bit easier. The two-columned layout allows you to cover the answers while you quiz yourself with the questions: a great way to revise. All in a book that's just the right size to carry around with you at all times! "Fast Track Surgery: Trauma, Orthopaedics and The Subspecialties" is the second book in PasTest's Fast Track range.

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Author information

Aaron Trinidade, MBBS (UWI), MRCS (Ed), DO-HNS, graduated from the University of the West Indies in 2001, and completed his basic surgical training inLondon in 2005. He is currently a senior SHO in ENT in North London, and is aspiring to become a Consultant Otolaryngologist. He has a keen interest in medical education and is at present pursuing a Post-Graduate Diploma in Medical Education from the University of Dundee. Manoj Ramachandran BSc(Hons) MRCS FRCS(Tr&Orth) is Paediatric and Young Adult Orthopaedic Fellow, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Rotation, Stanmore, Middlesex. He qualified from KIng's College Hospital Medical School, London with multiple honours in 1996 and was proxime accessit the the University of London Gold Medal. He completed his basic training on the Oxford and Hammersmith rotations, and became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1999 and a Fellow (Trauma and Orthopaedics) in 2005.

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'This book is impressive. It is beginner-friendly and makes a good effort to explain things assuming only a little basic knowledge - much more comprehensive than any old standard textbook. The 'Q&A' style is clear and easy to read. This book provides some really useful ideas for memorising important information - such as mnemonics - and includes 'applied anatomy' questions and points to remember during history-taking and examination. Buy this book! It is like a friendly tutor guiding you through each case - answering all the right questions.' Seb Pillon, medical student, University of Manchester

Table of contents

Acknowledgements; Foreword; Contributors; PART 1 Introduction: 1. Using this book; 2. Surviving Trauma, Orthopaedics & The Subspecialities; 3. Getting Started: Surgical Jargon; PART 2 Trauma & Orthopaedics: 4. The Trauma Call in Orthopaedics; 5. Fractures; 6. General Orthopaedics; PART 3 The Subspecialties: 7. Paediatric Surgery; 8. Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery; 9. Ophthalmology; 10. Plastic Surgery; 11. Neurosurgery; 12. Cardiothoracic Surgery; 13. Maxillofacial Surgery; Index