OSCES at a Glance

OSCES at a Glance

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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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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 219 x 275 x 12mm | 669g
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1405130571
  • 9781405130578
  • 90,968

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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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Table of contents

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.
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About Adrian Blundell

Adrian Blundell is currently a Specialist Registrar in Health Care of the Older Person and General Internal Medicine at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has a keen interest in medical education, having recently spent 2 years as a clinical teaching fellow during which time, he obtained a Masters in Clinical Education. He has taught medical students and junior doctors at all levels in both the UK and Australia and was previously a Tutor at the University of Sydney. He has been involved in both the organisation and assessment of medical student OSCE examinations. Richard Harrison is a General Practitioner in Windsor, having previously trained in Surgery and obtained a Doctorate in Plastic Surgery. He undertook his General Practice training through the Oxford Deanery. He has taught in Nottingham and at Oxford University. He is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Royal College of General Practitioners.
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