Buy Used
+ £2.80 UK delivery
Used: Good | Details
Sold by Greener_Books
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Core Clinical Skills for OSCEs in Medicine Paperback – 20 Jul 2006

3.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
"Please retry"
£67.45 £3.04
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Product details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 2nd Revised edition edition (20 July 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0443101647
  • ISBN-13: 978-0443101649
  • Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 16.1 x 1.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 475,703 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product description


Highly Commended - BMA Awards 2007 -I intended to buy this book having used its previous edition on many occasions. Thankfully the BMA must have read my mind and provided me with this truly invaluable resource.- I would definitely recommend this book. It is well-structured and comprehensive, and systematically breaks down every aspect of the OSCE. Although this book is not a replacement for clinical examination books, it is a good overview that can be skimmed through. What I like about it is it can put you at ease, as having read through it you feel a lot more prepared and know what to expect. It is definitely the book to read in the run up to an OSCE!Medical Student, Edinburgh University, UK ...user-friendly and well indexed, making it easy to dip-into whenever one needs to...The authors are experienced OSCE examiners themselves and provide the reader with a host of useful -top-tips- in approaching the examinations, from exam preparation through to common exam mistakes and how to avoid them!...pitched at just the right level for clinical medical students and as a practical guide to core clinical skills it has succeeded in delivering the goods. Medical Student, Leicester University, UK I was very impressed with this book. It covers all components of final year OSCE and suggests useful tactics for dealing with the various types of assessments the student may be asked to perform...It also addresses the communication aspects of the OSCE clearly demonstrating where students may lose easy marks in an OSCE. It suggests some questions that examiners may ask and is excellent preparation for the real life OSCE...I would definitely recommend this book. Medical Student, University College London, UK

Customer Reviews

3.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback
As a final year medic at Manchester, I have been using the previous edition of this book for 2 years now. I recently got hold of this copy and have to say that its not greatly different form the 1st edition.

While most of the important topics are covered, surgical topics are missing (for that you'll have to get Ged Byrne's new "Core Clinical Skills for OSCEs in Surgery.") Furthermore the lack of a mark scheme in some topics does make it less helpful than it could have been - for that I have found the Pastest OSCE books are superior.

However for Manchester students, this and its equivalent surgical book mentioned above are must buys as they written by the heads of the Manchester Medical School (O'Neill is head of the Medical School, Byrne is Dean of South sector and Dorland is Dean of Salford sector). As a result it gives a guide of what the Manchester examiners are looking for.

In summary: this and its surgical counterpart are essential for Manchester students and helpful for students with similar courses. However I think they should be supplemented with the Pastest OSCE books. I know its exensive but there's no reason for a few of you to get together and share them.
Comment 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse