Essential Revision Notes for Intercollegiate MRCS Book 1: A Comprehensive Guide for Surgical Trainees
If you are preparing for the intercollegiate MRCS exam, you need a reliable and up-to-date revision guide that covers all the topics in the syllabus. Essential Revision Notes for Intercollegiate MRCS Book 1 is a new definitive guide from PasTest that offers a truly comprehensive revision resource for surgical trainees.
This book has been written by surgical trainees for surgical trainees, with an experienced and highly relevant list of contributors. It presents the essential facts in each subject area in note form, with special attention given to areas that are often poorly understood. It also highlights the important principles of surgery 'in a nutshell' and then explains them in appropriate detail.
Essential Revision Notes for Intercollegiate MRCS Book 1 covers every major subject in the intercollegiate MRCS syllabus, including:
Surgical technique and technology
Postoperative management and critical care
Infection and inflammation
Principles of surgical oncology
Evidence-based surgical practice
Ethics, clinical governance and the medicolegal aspects of surgery
The book also features standardised, easy to learn 'operation boxes' and 'procedure boxes' for all the common cases you should know for the MCQ/EMQ papers and the Operative Surgery viva. It also contains expanded sections on paediatric oncology, clinical governance, audit, statistics, consent, and research.
Essential Revision Notes for Intercollegiate MRCS Book 1 is designed to work alongside the Royal College of Surgeons of England STEP course workbooks. It is written in the easy, informal 'revision-note' style, with the punchy bullet point format that made the original books so popular. It also highlights important lists to learn and vital points to remember.
This book is an indispensable revision tool for all candidates preparing for the intercollegiate MRCS exam. Along with its companion volume, Essential Revision Notes for Intercollegiate MRCS Book 2, it offers a complete and comprehensive revision guide that will help you achieve your surgical goals.
Essential Revision Notes for Intercollegiate MRCS Book 1 is not only a revision guide, but also a reference book that you can use throughout your surgical training. It covers the core knowledge and skills that are required for the practice of general surgery, as well as the latest developments and advances in the field.
The book is divided into 11 chapters, each covering a specific area of surgery. Each chapter begins with an introduction that outlines the key objectives and learning outcomes. The chapters then follow a consistent structure that includes:
A summary of the essential facts and principles in bullet points
A detailed explanation of the relevant anatomy, physiology and pathology
A discussion of the common surgical conditions and their management
A review of the surgical techniques and procedures, with step-by-step instructions and illustrations
A list of key references and further reading
Essential Revision Notes for Intercollegiate MRCS Book 1 also contains numerous tables, diagrams, photographs and radiological images that help to illustrate and clarify the concepts. The book also provides tips and tricks for answering exam questions and preparing for the viva.
Essential Revision Notes for Intercollegiate MRCS Book 1 is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to pass the intercollegiate MRCS exam with confidence and competence. It is also a useful companion for anyone who wants to refresh their surgical knowledge and skills. ec8f644aee