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.
Foreword; Preface; List of abbreviations; Part I. The FRCS (Tr & Orth) Oral Examination: 1. General oral guidance Tom Symes and Paul A. Banaszkiewicz; Part II. Adult Elective Orthopaedics and Spine: 2. Hip structured oral questions Paul A. Banaszkiewicz and Rahul Kakkar; 3. Knee structured oral questions Michael Maru and Deiary F. Kader; 4. Foot and ankle structured oral questions N. Jane Madeley and Neil Forrest; 5. Spine structured oral questions Alex Baker; 6. Shoulder and elbow structured oral questions Asir Aster; 7. Orthopaedic oncology Thomas B. Beckingsale; Part III. Trauma: 8. Lower limb Mohammed Al-Maiyah; 9. Upper limb Gunasekaran Kumar; 10. Pelvic and spinal trauma Gunasekaran Kumar and Sherief Elsayed; Part IV. Children's Orthopaedics/Hand and Upper Limb: 11. Hand and upper limb John Harrison and Santosh Venkatachalam; 12. Children's orthopaedics Sattar Alshryda and Akinwande Adedapo; Part V. Applied Basic Sciences: 13. Anatomy and surgical approaches Tom Symes; 14. Pathology Sunit Patil; 15. Biomaterials and biomechanics Iain McNamara and Andrew P. Sprowson; 16. Tissues of the musculoskeletal system Andrew P. Sprowson and Iain McNamara; 17. Evidence based practice Sattar Alshryda and James Mason; 18. Imaging and investigative techniques Rajesh Kakwani and Mike Newby; Part VI. Diagrams for the FRCS (Tr & Orth): 19. Diagrams for the FRCS (Tr & Orth) Asir Aster and Muthu Jeyam; Index.