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Focused History Taking for OSCEs

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

The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Final Year Medical Students

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.

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

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.

The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Specialties

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.

Essential OSCE Topics for Medical and Surgical Finals

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.

Deconstructing the OSCE

Deconstructing the OSCE

  • Author: Duncan Harding
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0198704879
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 116
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The OSCE forms the practical part of educational and professional medical examinations and is often challenging and expensive. Deconstructing the OSCE takes a fresh approach to passing OSCE exams, teaching readers how to tackle the exam in a new way. This book doesn't provide checklists of information needed for specific OSCE stations; instead it helps readers to develop generic strategies and skills that will lead to success in any OSCE exam regardless of specialty or level. Packed full of advice, practical tips, real life examples and exercises, this book will prepare candidates with the skills to prepare for effective OSCE study and strategies for overcoming common psychological hurdles and baggage. It also explores how to overcome past failures in the OSCE by overhauling previous study routines and suggesting new strategies for the road ahead. Ideal for trainee doctors sitting PACES, CASC or other OSCEs, medical students, allied medical practitioners, nurses and medical practitioners from overseas, Deconstructing the OSCE is full of practical advice to increase candidates' confidence and improve the chance of success in any OSCE scenario.

Data Interpretation for Medical Students

Data Interpretation for Medical Students

  • Author: Paul K. Hamilton,Paul Hamilton,Ian C. Bickle
  • Publisher: PasTest Ltd
  • ISBN: 190563577X
  • Category: Clinical indications
  • Page: 608
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This new edition continues to instruct the medical student on all the modalities of investigation available to practising clinicians. It includes details of how to interpret each investigation, followed by a wide range of examples highlighting common patterns that should be recognised with a variety of scenarios to test understanding.

Essential Examination

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"!

The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs

The Unofficial Guide to Passing OSCEs

Candidate Briefings, Patient Briefings and Mark Schemes

  • Author: Zeshan Qureshi
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781910399057
  • Category: Diagnosis
  • Page: 433
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A Practical Guide for Medical Teachers

A Practical Guide for Medical Teachers

  • Author: John Dent,Ronald M Harden,Dan Hunt
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702068934
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 428
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The Fifth Edition of the highly praised Practical Guide for Medical Teachers provides a bridge between the theoretical aspects of medical education and the delivery of enthusiastic and effective teaching in basic science and clinical medicine. Healthcare professionals are committed teachers and this book is an essential guide to help them maximise their performance. This highly regarded book recognises the importance of educational skills in the delivery of quality teaching in medicine. The contents offer valuable insights into all important aspects of medical education today. A leading educationalist from the USA joins the book’s editorial team. The continual emergence of new topics is recognised in this new edition with nine new chapters: The role of patients as teachers and assessors; Medical humanities; Decision-making; Alternative medicine; Global awareness; Education at a time of ubiquitous information; Programmative assessment; Student engagement; and Social accountability. An enlarged group of authors from more than 15 countries provides both an international perspective and a multi-professional approach to topics of interest to all healthcare teachers.

Essential Notes on Prescribing for Finals and Junior Doctors

Essential Notes on Prescribing for Finals and Junior Doctors

  • Author: Rahil D Mandalia
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9781138447073
  • Category:
  • Page: N.A
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The Long Case OSCE

The Long Case OSCE

The Ultimate Guide for Medical Students

  • Author: Beth C. Walker,Marsha Y. Morgan
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781908911575
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 251
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A solid knowledge base and good clinical skills don't necessarily guarantee examination success in the long case OSCE. This book really is the ultimate guide for medical students needing to combine their knowledge and skills with an ability to interpret the clinical findings, the proficiency to present them clearly and the confidence to deal with the examiners questions. Adopting a proven, highly effective approach, this revision aid uses role play with simulated patients to hone clinical examination and presentation skills. The fifty cases are divided into six areas; cardiology, respiratory, abdomen, neurology, musculoskeletal and surgery. Written by successful candidates and examiners, the guide poses a number of important and commonly asked examination questions for each case to assist in preparation and confidence, and model answers are provided to ensure an understanding of exactly what is required. Working in groups or independently, students will welcome the large, colourful format, the breakdown of marking schemes, an overview of examiners expectations, a guide to presenting clinical findings and innumerable insider' tips throughout.

Macleod's Clinical OSCEs

Macleod's Clinical OSCEs

  • Author: Paul A. O'Neill,Alexandra Evans,Tim Pattison,Meriel Tolhurst-Cleaver,Serena Tolhurst-Cleaver
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702054828
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 340
  • View: 377
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This new book for medical students contains over 60 of the most commonly encountered OSCE stations in medicine and surgery. The OSCEs are arranged according to type of skill; for example history-taking, ethics and communication, physical examination. This is an accessible book for students under pressure who are revising for a clinical OSCE. It provides simple advice, tips about preparation, and will be easily understood. It provides sample OSCE station questions and simulated patient scripts (with answers) for practice at home. Provides sample OSCE station questions and simulated patient scripts (with answers) for practice at home. Will give an insight into how to ‘Get inside the examiners head’ to help the student do better in the OSCE station. Highlights ‘red flag’ situations and explains the underlying importance of these topics. Includes advice both on how to excel and on common errors at each OSCE station. Several of the OSCE stations give details of how more advanced students would be expected to perform at higher levels. Includes online access to sample marking sheets.

Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology

Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology

  • Author: Joel David,Anne Miller,Anushka Soni,Lyn Williamson
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199587507
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 281
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Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees, Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology contains over 40 well-structured, peer-reviewed cases from the Oxford Hospitals, giving detailed coverage of the specialty, including diagnostic and management dilemmas. Each case comprises a brief clinical history and the relevant examination findings; details of investigations undertaken followed by questions on differential diagnosis and management; and detailed answers and discussion. The text is complimented by over 50 radiographic illustrations and an 8-page colour plate section. The question-and-answer format is designed to enhance the reader's diagnostic ability and clinical understanding. As part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book is aimed at post-membership trainees and consultants and will be a useful resource for those preparing for exit examinations or revalidation. It will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their skills in diagnosis and management of a broad range of rheumatological disorders.

Tutorials in Differential Diagnosis

Tutorials in Differential Diagnosis

  • Author: Eric R. Beck,Robert L. Souhami,Michael Hanna
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780443061578
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 250
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This is an original and successful text which provides a series of tutorials in the problem-based approach to clinical medicine, as against the more common disease-based emphasis of most textbooks. It covers a full range of signs and symptoms as they are encountered in clinical practice and discusses them with the emphasis on those which are crucial in the differential diagnosis of the patient. Each chapter ends with an illustrated case history. Diagnostic algorithms help to summarise many of the cases and give an overview of the diagnostic pathway that has been set out in the text. A highly regarded and popular book Presents medicine as it is encountered both in learning and in practice Covers the commonest problems encountered Mirrors the teaching being done in medical schools Suitable for postgraduates as well as students. Two new authors join two of the existing authors Four new chapters are included on: Chronic fatigue Haematuria Stroke Movement disorders More diagnostic algorithms have been included. All chapters thoroughly revised. Complete new design to the book to give it a more modern appearance. A second colour introduced.

The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Communication Skills

The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Communication Skills

  • Author: Muhammed Akunjee
  • Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
  • ISBN: 1846193389
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 232
  • View: 8975
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It is increasingly recognised that communication plays a pivotal role in obtaining successful clinical outcomes. However, despite an increase in communication skills teaching, much of literature on this topic is targeted at senior doctors and researchers, and many medical students still find demonstrating competence in communication skills OSCEs a challenge. This book lightens the load by simplifying communication skills, explaining key theories and concepts simply and illustrating them through practical role plays. It covers a wide variety of common dilemmas in clinical and examination settings, and tackles challenging and increasingly familiar areas such as cross-cultural sensitivities, communicating with a patients whose first language is not English, and communicating with patients who have complaints about their treatment.

OSCE and Clinical Skills Handbook

OSCE and Clinical Skills Handbook

  • Author: Katrina F. Hurley
  • Publisher: Saunders
  • ISBN: 9781926648156
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 411
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Most medical schools use this form of evaluation as early of the first year of medicine. This text was designed as a study aid for medical students preparing for clinical skills exams. Colour insert added featuring dermatology photos for practical clinical use. Increase use of evidence-based examination skills where possible. Skills differentiated into essential skills and advanced skills. Enhanced coverage of general women's health in OB/GYN chapter.

OSCE Stations for Medical Finals

OSCE Stations for Medical Finals

  • Author: Adam Feather,Ashling Lillis
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781905635801
  • Category: Clinical competence
  • Page: 403
  • View: 399
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This second new OSCE title delivers another set of up to date popular cases encountered on the wards and in the exams. OSCE Stations for Medical Finals Book 2: Scenarios is created to reflect current exam topics, each scenario is subdivided into 4 to 6 related tasks. The reader is guided through stations covering: history taking, clinical signs, data interpretation, and clinical therapeutics. By working methodically through the tasks the authors hope to promote the application and utilisation of knowledge and skills, asking candidates to think and act on the clinical information they have gathered. As the stations and tasks are linked, the candidate starts at station 1, and moves through each of the subsequent stations in the given order. Mirroring the real world, each task would be performed on the same patient.

History Taking in Medicine and Surgery

History Taking in Medicine and Surgery

  • Author: Fishman,Jonathan M. Fishman,Laura M. Fishman,Ashley Grossman
  • Publisher: PasTest Ltd
  • ISBN: 1905635680
  • Category: Diagnosis
  • Page: 404
  • View: 8813
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This new edition has been thoroughly updated for today's undergraduate, offering: 65 presentations in an A-Z format; symptoms-based chapters; practice scenarios with answers; extensive information on the structural basis of History Taking; suggested prompt questions for core presentations; case scenarios; a section on asking difficult questions.

OSCEs for Medical Students

OSCEs for Medical Students

  • Author: Adam Feather
  • Publisher: PasTest Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781904627098
  • Category: Clinical medicine
  • Page: 311
  • View: 8670
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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.