These updated volumes of "Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)" have been written for medical students approaching their final examinations. They have been fully revised to include more clinical examination stations and communication skills criteria. Information on the OSCE marking scheme and mock exams make the books ideal for practising with a colleague. The OSCE stations include history taking, clinical examinations, investigations, practical techniques, making a diagnosis, prescribing treatment and other issues. Investigations and interpretations are presented in charts, lists of haematological and biochemical results and radiological investigations. Answers and teaching notes are included to allow self-assessment. This volume covers: Cardiovascular Disease & Haematology; Respiratory Medicine; Rheumatology & Dermatology; and, Orthopaedics and Trauma.
Table of Contents
Contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface; Preface to Second Edition; Introduction; How to Use this Book; Glossary; Normal Values; Generic Approach to Examinations; OSCE STATIONS: 1. Cardiovascular Diseases & Haematology; 2. Respiratory Medicine; 3. Rheumatology & Dermatology; 4. Orthopaedics & Trauma; ANSWERS with Explanations & Comments; Mock Examinations; The OSCE Marking Scheme; Revision Checklist; Recommended Reading List; Index
Adam Feather is Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at St Bartholomew's & The Royal London Hospital Medical School, and also Consultant Physician, Newham Healthcare Trust, London. John S.P. Lumley is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of London, Honorary Consultant Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, London, Member of Council, Royal College of Surgeons of England, and Past World President, International College of Surgeons. Ramanathan Visvanathan is Consultant Surgeon at Bronglais General Hospital, Aberysthwyth, Honorary Lecturer, University of Wales College of Medicine, and Surgical Tutor, Royal College of Surgeons of England. Angela Hall is Senior Lecturer in Clinical Communications, Department of Medical Health Care Education at St George's Hospital Medical School, London.