The must-have Candidate's Guide to the FRCS (Tr and Orth) Examination has been extensively revised, updated and expanded in this second edition. This definitive book - giving guidance on all aspects of the examination and preparation - has been specifically written to get you through the exam. If you are facing the FRCS (Tr and Orth) in the next year or two, you need this book! This edition features five new chapters: surgical approaches, anatomy, SAS doctors, article 14 and the FRCS (Tr and Orth) exam and musculoskeletal tumours. All of the other chapters have been thoroughly revised to improve the content and cover the syllabus more comprehensively. The written section covers the new MCQ/EMI format and includes tips and tactics for success. The numerous examples of actual FRCS (Tr and Orth) cases and viva questions (and how to deal with them) are a gold mine for candidates and help to make this title an essential read.
Preface; Part I. The FRCS (Tr and Orth) Examination: 1. General guidance Prash Jesudason; Part II. The Written Paper: 2. MCQ and EMI paper guidance A. S. Rajeev; Part III. The Clinicals: 3. The short case Andrew Sprowson; 4. The short case list Andrew Sprowson; 5. The intermediate case Puneet Monga and Rajeev Bansal; 6. The intermediate case list Puneet Monga and Rajeev Bansal; 7. Shoulder and elbow clinical cases Dave Cloke; 8. Hand and wrist clinical cases John W. K. Harrison; 9. Spine clinical cases Almas Khan; 10. Hip clinical cases Paul A. Banaszkiewicz; 11. Knee clinical cases Deiary F. Kader; 12. Foot and ankle clinical cases Paul Patterson; 13. Paediatric clinical cases Philip Henman; Part IV. The General Orthopaedics and Pathology Oral: 14. General viva guidance Tom Symes; 15. Shoulder and elbow oral core topics Asir Aster and Shashi Kanth Godey; 16. Hip oral core topics Paul A. Banaszkiewicz; 17. Knee oral core topics Deiary F. Kader; 18. Foot and ankle oral core topics Paul Patterson; 19. Spine oral core topics Niall Craig; 20. Tumour oral topics Craig H. Gerrand and Thomas B. Beckingsale; Part V. The Hand Oral: 21. Syllabus and general guidance John W. K. Harrison; 22. Hand oral core topics John W. K. Harrison; Part VI. The Paediatric Oral: 23. Paediatric oral topics S. L. Barker; Part VII. The Trauma Oral: 24. Trauma oral topics Gunasekaran Kumar; Part VIII. The Basic Science Oral: 25. Basic science oral topics Kevin P. Sherman; Part IX. Miscellaneous Topics: 26. Surgical exposures topics S. Venkatachalam and Paul A. Banaszkiewicz; 27. Anatomy Asir Aster and Paul A. Banaszkiewicz; 28. SAS doctors and the FRCS (Orth) exam M. A. Bari; 29. Article 14 and the FRCS (Orth) exam Mohan K. Pullagura; 30. Candidates accounts of the examination Dave Cloke; 31. Examination failure Andrew Port; Index.