Essential Examination

Step-by-step Guides to Clinical Examination Scenarios With Practical Tips and Key Facts for Osces

Author: Alasdair K. B. Ruthven

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781907904103

Category: Physical diagnosis

Page: 155

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The new edition of this hugely successful book has been revised and new sections added, whilst retaining its unique systematic format. If you are learning how to examine patients, or preparing for an OSCE, then you need "Essential Examination"!

Essential Examination, third edition

Step-by-step guides to clinical examination scenarios with practical tips and key facts for OSCEs

Author: Alasdair K.B. Ruthven

Publisher: Royal College of General Practitioners

ISBN: 1907904905

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Essential Examination has been comprehensively revised and new sections added: Neonatal - the 'baby check' Female genitalia Digital rectal examination GALS screening Foot and ankle Elbow Critically ill patient Confirming death The new edition retains the unique format and approach of the original. Clear, step-by-step guides to each examination, including useful things to say to the patient (or an examiner), detailed descriptions of special tests, etc. In a separate column is a collection of key information: potential findings, differential diagnoses of clinical signs and practical tips. On the following pages there are facts relating to that particular examination and, in many sections, there are also tips on how to present your findings succinctly - a skill which is crucial to master for exam success. If you are learning how to examine patients, or preparing for an OSCE, then you need Essential Examination! Student thoughts on the second edition: “This book is an absolute must for any final year.” “I LOVE this book – it has all the key examinations with each fitting on a single double page spread.” “Best preparation for OSCEs. Learn to do these steps within the time limits and you will pass!” “Pretty much THE essential textbook for clinical examinations for all medical students.”

Essential Examination

Step-By-step System-based Guide to Clinical Examination with Practical Tips and Key Facts for OSCEs

Author: Alasdair K. B. Ruthven

Publisher: Scion Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781904842842

Category: Medical

Page: 114

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Essential Examination is a concise aide-memoire for any medical student preparing for their clinical examination exams.

Clinical Skills for OSCEs, Second Edition

Author: Neel L. Burton,Kuldip Birdi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498723039

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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This Second Edition of the highly popular Clinical Skills for OSCEs is the most comprehensive guide to basic clinical skills available, covering all the pertinent skills taught at medical school, from third year to finals. With its clear and concise, yet informative style, Clinical Skills for OSCEs, Second Edition is the ideal revision tool for all exam candidates preparing for their OSCE or PLAB exams.

Complete Revision Notes for Medical and Surgical Finals, Second Edition

Author: Kinesh Patel

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444120662

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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In the face of information overload when revising for your final exams, what you want is a revision book that provides all the key facts you need to know and none that you don't. Complete Revision Notes for Medical and Surgical Finals does just that, presenting information in a stimulating way, which in turn enables easy recall. Structured by medical and surgical specialties, the contents are organised in a weighted fashion to reflect coverage in undergraduate curricula. With pharmacology and pathology integrated throughout, this second edition covers all the key topics in: Medicine * Surgery * Paediatrics * Obstetrics & Gynaecology * Psychiatry * Orthopaedics * ENT * Urology * Ophthalmology * Oncology * Public Health. Effective use is made of student-friendly codes and bullet points for easy information retrieval, and popular features including textboxes, summary tables and clear and reproducible line diagrams have been retained and improved. Fully revised and updated with the latest medical information, and including new illustrations, Complete Revision Notes for Medical and Surgical Finals continues to provide and accessible and stimulating route to exam success. If you know what is in this book then you will know enough to pass your finals.

Oxford Cases in Medicine and Surgery

Author: Hugo Farne,Edward Norris-Cervetto,James Warbrick-Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191060100

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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Oxford Cases in Medicine and Surgery, second edition, teaches students a hypothesis-driven, logical step-by-step approach to diagnosis when faced with each of 29 common patient presentations. This approach mirrors that used by successful clinicians on the wards, challenging students with questions at each stage of a case (history-taking, examination, investigation, management). In tackling these questions, students understand how to critically analyse information and learn to integrate their existing knowledge to a real-life scenario from start to finish. Each chapter focuses on a common presenting symptom (e.g. chest pain). By starting with a symptom, mirroring real life settings, students learn to draw on their knowledge of different physiological systems - for example, cardiology, respiratory, gastroenterology - at the same time. All the major presenting symptoms in general medicine and surgery (mapped to UK medical school curricula) are covered, together with a broad range of pathologies. This book is an essential resource for all medicine students, and provides a modern, well-rounded introduction to life on the wards. Ideal for those starting out in clinical medicine and an ideal refresher for those revising for OSCEs and finals.

The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Final Year Medical Students

Author: Nazmul Akunjee,Muhammed Akunjee

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 1846191238

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 417

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Aimed at final year medical students preparing for the Objective structure Clinical Examinations, this concise work covers, in a self-test format, over 100 sample OSCE stations inclusing the standard history, examination and general skills stations.


Essential OSCE Topics for Medical and Surgical Finals

Author: Kaji Sritharan,Vivian A. Elwell,Guy Molyneux,Sachi Sivananthan

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 1846192188

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 444

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Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) are commonly encountered at all levels of medical school including the final MBBS examination. OSCEs also play an important role at postgraduate level and are used to assess competency in the Foundation Years. One of the fundamental requirements of passing the OSCE is an understanding of the standard which is expected and an appreciation of how to demonstrate this. This book discusses 170 commonly encountered OSCE scenarios, with a step-by-step approach to maximise your chances of success in the examination. The scenarios are presented with sufficient background information to enable candidates to tackle variations. This comprehensive book, covering both surgery and medicine, overcomes any problems of a tick-box approach and insufficient detail faced by some alternative texts. The clear, straight-forward style and logical layout make this book perfect preparation for OSCE examinations.

Fast Facts About the Gynecologic Exam

A Professional Guide for NPs, PAs, and Midwives, Second Edition

Author: R. Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP,Heidi C. Fantasia, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826196098

Category: Medical

Page: 178

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"This is an extraordinarily down-to-earth and useful guide for both novice clinicians and experienced clinicians who are presented with challenging patient situations. ... a must-have book for novice clinicians as they struggle to make it through their first solo gynecologic examination and move on to mastering the art of caregiving as well as the science of providing the best possible individualized care for each woman across the life span." - Joellen W. Hawkins, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC; Professor Emeritus, Boston College, William F. Connell School of Nursing; Writer-in-Residence, Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences This newly updated, step-by-step guide to the key points of conducting the GYN exam addresses everything both busy nurse practitioners and NP students need to know, from basic procedures to high-level challenges. Part I breaks down the GYN exam into clinical parts, emphasizing strategies to decrease anxiety and minimize discomfort at every stage of the exam. Part II walks the caregiver through the exam for women at every stage of the life span, sexually abused women, obese women, and women who have undergone genital mutilation. This second edition delivers an all-new chapter on providing care to transgender and LGBT women and also includes new information on intimate partner violence and working with adolescents and menopausal and older women. Comprehensive and organized for easy access to information, the book features prominently displayed key points, learning objectives, and "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" boxes based on the authors' more than 40 years of teaching experience. Along with the most up-to-date information on STIs, Pap guidelines across the life span, and recommendations on the well-woman exam, this concise guide comes with a wealth of essential resources, including links to instructional videos and free apps for patient and practitioner education, adding to the book’s value as an indispensable, quick-access guide to delivering excellent holistic care to women. New to the Second Edition: New chapter on examining the transgender and LGBT woman Latest information on intimate partner violence Updates on examining adolescents and menopausal and older women New information on female genital mutilation New CDC STD, PAP, and ACOG Guidelines Links to instructional videos Free apps for patient and practitioner education Key Features: Delivers easy-to-read, bulleted information in a convenient pocket size Provides learning objectives, key points, and Fast Facts in a Nutshell Includes tips on examining special populations including obese, anxious, multiparous, pediatric, menopausal, and older patients and transgender/LGBTQ Serves as a refresher for those studying for the WHNP Exam

Clinical Skills Review

Scenarios Based on Standardized Patients

Author: Dr. Zu-Hua Gao,Dr. Christopher Naugler

Publisher: Brush Education

ISBN: 1550594400

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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More cases = more success on your exam When you take your clinical skills exam, every case you know counts. Prepare quickly and efficiently for your clinical exam with the updated third edition of this bestselling OSCE study guide. Written by Canadian doctors, Clinical Skills Review presents 134 cases based on scenarios you’ll encounter on the MCCQE II and CFPC certification exams. An essential resource for Canadian medical students and international medical graduates seeking a licence to practise medicine in Canada, Clinical Skills Review is also a valuable supplemental guide for the USMLE Step 2 CS. Features of the new edition include: Comprehensive coverage of typical clinical situations. A systematic approach to clinical skills. Indexes of cases and medical abbreviations for easy reference. Time-tested mnemonics to help you excel on the exam. Aids for group study, since practice is the best way to prepare. Cases organized by categories found on the MCCQE II: Medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, preventive medicine and community health, psychiatry and neurology, and surgery.

Succeed In Osces And Practical Exams: An Essential Guide For Nurses

An Essential Guide for Nurses

Author: Merriman, Clair,Westcott, Liz

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335237347

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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The book is concise, practical and focuses on issues of most concern to students preparing for OSCEs. Chapters on what to expect, preparing on the day, tips for performing, assessment critieria, successful OSCE examples and material on other practical assessment forms, such as MCQ exams, exam essays and seen exams are all included. The book is full of examples, FAQs and real student tips.

The Easy Guide to Focused History Taking for OSCEs, Second Edition

Author: David Mccollum

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351723219

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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This straightforward guide to taking patient history comprehensively covers all of the commonly seen OSCE scenarios within the current undergraduate medical curriculum. The Easy Guide to Focused History Taking for OSCEs includes introductory chapters with general OSCE guidance, mapping onto the Calgary-Cambridge model. These include tips from recently qualified doctors and highly respected physicians and surgeons who commonly examine OSCEs, as well as a sample OSCE marking scheme. ? The book then covers 56 histories based on presenting complaints - more than any other text on the market - thoroughly testing both knowledge and examination technique. Each history is based around the exam requirements, with mnemonics, ‘red flag’ symptom boxes and list-based breakdowns to aid prompt recall. Common and serious differentials are highlighted, as well as investigations to help rule out the serious conditions. Each section concludes by outlining key aspects for each differential diagnosis as well as a list of investigations and management options. ? With this book, every student will be well equipped to tackle any clinical problem, in the OSCE examination and also in their continued professional practice.

Clinical Examination

Author: Owen Epstein

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0723434549

Category: Medical

Page: 439

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'Clinical Examination' helps the user to develop the understanding of normal and abnormal anatomy and physiology as well as the 'pattern recognition' skills required in the performing of clinical examinations.

OSCEs for Medical Students

Author: Adam Feather

Publisher: PasTest Ltd

ISBN: 9781904627098

Category: Clinical medicine

Page: 311

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Suitable for medical students approaching their final examinations, this title presents clinical examination stations and communication skills criteria. It includes information on the OSCE marking scheme. It covers: Cardiovascular Disease and Haematology; Respiratory Medicine; Rheumatology and Dermatology; and, Orthopaedics and Trauma.

OSCE PASSCARDS for Medical Students

Author: Farhana Akter

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315343657

Category: Medical

Page: 90

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Mrs Smith was prescribed Flucloxacillin despite being penicillin allergic, and suffered an anaphylactic reaction. Her husband now wishes to speak to you. You were not present at the time and you are not sure of what happened, however, he demands to speak to you as you are a doctor and part of the team looking after her. What do you do? These 96 invaluable flashcards thoroughly test OSCE candidates on correct procedure for a wealth of topics from taking blood to managing advanced life support, scrubbing for theatre to breaking bad news. Each topic is presented in an easy-to-read table, detailing best practice, including pertinent questions, tests to perform, possible responses and suspected diagnoses. Expertly laid out, the small, A5 format makes for easy handling - ideal for revision and self-examination.

Clinical Cases and OSCEs in Surgery E-Book

Author: Manoj Ramachandran,Marc A Gladman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048275

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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This book of over 140 cases is designed for candidates preparing for all surgical examinations, whether at undergraduate, postgraduate or exit examination level. It will demystify and simplify the clinical assessment of surgical cases and provides invaluable advice on how to achieve success. The text includes top tips, acronyms and up-to-date summaries of current practice based on the authors’ personal experience of surgical examinations. Cases are graded in terms of likely appearance in the examinations. Top tips emphasize specific subjects which cause confusion. The text provides advice on the most appropriate time to finish an examination. Examples of the common procedures and props that come up in the skill-based examination format are included. This fully revised Second Edition is now in colour and includes photographs of key manoeuvres performed during specific surgical examination routines Includes a new section on communication skills A new co-author in academic surgery joins the project.

The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Specialties

A Step-by-Step Guide to Success, Second Edition

Author: Nazmul Akunjee,Muhammed Akunjee,Syed Jalali,Shoaib Siddiqui,Dominic Pimenta,Dilsan Yilmaz

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498783414

Category: Medical

Page: 310

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This second edition of the highly successful Easy Guide to OSCEs for Clinical Specialties provides a comprehensive yet succinct resource to get you through each clinical rotation, as well as the Final exam. Compiled by recently qualified doctors who have experienced the new OSCE system first hand, the book covers over 80 OSCE examination stations in a wide range of different subjects. Brand new to this edition are chapters on Psychiatry, non-accidental injury in children, and an ‘On the Wards’ section covering both Anaesthetics and Palliative Care. All management suggestions are updated in line with NICE guidance and evidence-base, and new time-saving, student friendly mnemonics have been added to make the book even more user-friendly. This book will ease the already burdensome workload of medical students, and help them pass their OSCEs to become junior doctors competent in a wide range of different skills in medical fields.

The Definitive Guide to the OSCE

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination As a Performance Assessment

Author: Ronald M. Harden,Patricia Lilley,Madalena Patricio

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702055506

Category: Clinical competence

Page: 363

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This book highlights the basic concepts underpinning the OSCE, its development and implementation in practice. Practical guidelines and tips are provided based on the authors' extensive experience gained over 40 years. Case studies are included to illustrate the OSCE's use in a wide range of settings and professions to assess the expected learning outcomes. The text is supplemented with personal accounts and anecdotes. Used globally in all phases of education in the different healthcare professions, the OSCE was first described by the lead author, Harden, in 1975 and it is now the gold standard for performance assessment. "This book is an invaluable addition. It pulls together in one place pretty well everything that is known about the OSCE; what works and what doesn't. It is a welcome addition to the bookshelf of any educational leader." Geoff Norman's Foreword

Focused History Taking for OSCEs

A Comprehensive Guide for Medical Students

Author: David McCollum,Graham McCollum,Priha Shukla

Publisher: Radcliffe Press

ISBN: 9781846195815

Category: Medical

Page: 229

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This straight-forward guide to taking patient history comprehensively covers all of the commonly seen OSCE scenarios within the current undergraduate medical curriculum. Focused History Taking for OSCEs includes an introductory chapter with general OSCE guidance, including tips from recently qualified doctors and highly respected physicians and surgeons who commonly examine OSCEs. It covers over 50 histories based on presenting complaints - more than any other text on the market - thoroughly testing both knowledge and examination technique. Each history is based around what the candidate is required to consider, with mnemonics and list-based breakdowns to aid prompt recall. It then concludes by outlining key aspects for each differential diagnosis as well as a list of investigations and management options. Benefits Covers over 50 histories - more than any other book in this area Simple presentation - uses mnemonics and list-based prompts to aid fast recall Comprehensive - covers all the commonly examined history-taking OSCE scenarios in the undergraduate medical curriculum Includes tips from examiners and recently qualified doctors