“Basic Science for the MRCS A revision guide for surgical trainees BY RAFTERY Third Edition” is a brief review of the fundamental basic sciences for surgical residents preparing for Part A of the Intercollegiate MRCS test. It covers anatomy, physiology, and pathology and is written in a way that facilitates easy acquisition of the main information, along with indications of their clinical significance and importance. This book focuses on those topics that appear frequently on initial surgical training examinations. It will be an indispensable resource for basic surgical trainees, as well as those in advanced surgical training and the surgically-inclined, highly-motivated student.
Salient Features of Basic Science for the MRCS include:
- The book covers in one volume the fundamentals of anatomy, physiology, and pathology in order to prepare candidates for the MRCS examination.
- In its coverage of applied basic science, the book discusses the clinical relevance and application of the three disciplines.
- The content is designed in an ideal “bullet-point” format to facilitate speedy exam preparation and simple reading.
- The material focuses on the reoccurring common themes of the examination, so aiding in directing proper learning and concentrating on the particular relevant areas of knowledge.
- The book is provided with clear, annotated line drawings to facilitate learning.
- The reader will gain crucial knowledge-assessment experience by completing 250 new online multiple-choice questions in the framework of the MRCS Part A examination. As necessary, each response will provide a textual reference for more reading.
- At the conclusion of each chapter will be new and updated OSCE “Clinical scenarios.”