- Paul A. Banaszkiewicz, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
- Deiary F. Kader, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
This book has been written specifically for candidates sitting the oral part of the FRCS (Tr & Orth) examination. It presents a selection of questions arising from common clinical scenarios along with detailed model answers. The emphasis is on current concepts, evidence-based medicine and major exam topics. Edited by the team behind the successful Candidate’s Guide to the FRCS (Tr & Orth) Examination, the book is structured according to the four major sections of the examination; adult elective orthopaedics, trauma, children’s/hands and upper limb and applied basic science. An introductory section gives general exam guidance and end section covers common diagrams that you may be asked to draw out. Each chapter is written by a recent (successful) examination candidate and the style of each reflects the author’s experience and their opinions on the best tactics for first-time success. If you are facing the FRCS (Tr & Orth) you need this book.
- Carefully analyses the marking system so candidates can more fully appreciate the standard and level of performance required to pass the exam
- Examiner/candidate discussions help with preparation, highlighting the possible pitfalls and consequences of particular answers
- Draws on real-life candidate experience as a learning tool for others
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