SBAs for the Final FRCA

SBAs for the Final FRCA

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Prepare with confidence for the Final FRCA with this dedicated guide featuring 300 original single best answer questions (SBAs) covering the whole breadth of the RCOA basic and intermediate curricula.

SBAs correspond to the Royal College of Anaesthetist's units of training, so candidates can focus their revision in each sub-specialty area, such as paediatrics, neuroanaesthesia, and pain management. Individuals can track their progress, identify gaps in their knowledge, and target their ongoing revision as needed, assured that chapters cover all aspects of the curriculum as required for the exam. A final mock chapter allows candidates to rehearse for real exam conditions.

Written by a team of consultant anaesthetists and active educators, these original and high-quality questions have been developed over years of clinical experience and critical incidents as well as the authors' own revision courses. Each question is accompanied by detailed answers, explanations, and further reading. This invaluable resource also includes advice on SBA technique making this the only guide you need for SBAs in the Final FRCA Written Paper.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 156 x 233 x 12mm | 326g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 019880329X
  • 9780198803294
  • 87,667

Table of contents

1: Introduction
2: Perioperative medicine
3: Trauma and orthopaedics
4: Resuscitation and transfer
5: ENT, maxillofacial and ophthalmology
6: Vascular and general
7: Day surgery, preoperative assessment, gynaecology, urology, and plastics
8: Cardiothoracics
9: Neurosurgery
10: Paediatrics
11: Obstetrics
12: Intensive care
13: Chronic pain
14: Mock exam
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About Caroline Whymark

Dr Whymark graduated from Glasgow University in 1995. She trained in anaesthesia in a variety of centres including East Anglia and the West of Scotland before taking up a Consultant post in Ayrshire in 2004. Her areas of clinical interest include Pain Medicine and Emergency Anaesthesia. She developed an interest in medical education during her training and completed a PG Cert (MedEd) in 2003. She was college tutor for 6 years and subsequently Deputy Regional
Adviser/Training Programme director for the West of Scotland School of Anaesthesia. She developed and introduced the successful regional FRCA course in 2011 and published a book Preparing to Pass the FRCA in 2015.

Dr Junkin graduated from the University of Glasgow medical school in 2002. He trained in anaesthesia in the West of Scotland before taking up a Consultant post in Ayrshire at University Hospital Crosshouse in 2013. His areas of clinical interest include perioperative medicine, anaesthesia for colorectal surgery and obstetric anaesthesia.
He developed an interest in medical education during his training and completed a PG Cert (MedEd) in 2013.
He has helped deliver a successful regional FRCA course and is currently College Tutor.

Dr Ramsey graduated from Glasgow University in 2000. She trained in anaesthesia in the West of Scotland before taking up a consultant post in Ayrshire in 2013. Her areas of clinical interest include Intensive Care Medicine, Regional and Vascular Anaesthesia. She developed an interest in medical education during her training and completed a PG Cert (MedEd) in 2011. She has been actively involved in successful development and delivery of a regional FRCA course since
2013.
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