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- Publisher: Mosby Ltd.; 3rd ed. edition (31 Dec. 2006)
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- Language: English
- ASIN: B0070TZ60I
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- Average Customer Review: 9 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #726,294 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Crash Course: OSCEs in Medicine and Surgery 3rd ed. , Kindle Edition
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This book is awful. I have read 1 and a half chapters this evening and with all respect to the authors and editors it looks like it was quickly put together.
It is full of mistakes, contradictions and half explanations for simple things. Take for instance the definition of central cyanosis on page 50...' <5g/dl Hb' ??? This is worrying as it is close enough to the real definition to be believed if you are reading casually or have just heard the definition long ago but forgotten it. There are other cases where the < or > are the wrong way around. There were also some contradictions from one page to the next in the respiratory signs section. I am sending it back immediately as I do not want to pick up any bad info.
Its a shame as the way it is set out and the general OSCE stuff is really good, with lots of tips and ideas about common cases. Totally let down by (what looks like) poor proof reading.
Each chapter covers a different system. There are the salient points to ask in a history. Then there is a detailed examination scheme including: relevant anatomy; all the clinical manifestations to look for and their causes with useful diagrams where appropriate.
There is also other info relevant to the system e.g. recording and interpreting ECGs in the cardiovascular examination chapter.
Loads of the chapters include marking sheets which examiners use so you know what they are looking for.
Lots of hints and tips to help you pass whatever clnical year you're in!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is more than just an OSCE revision book. It is a guide to competently examining patients at a foundation doctor level. Read morePublished on 17 May 2011 by T. MOSEDALE
OSCE's in Medicine and Surgery at a Glance covers all the possible OSCE topics that could come up in most medical schools. Read morePublished on 13 May 2011 by LB
For a first year student clueless about what an OSCE entails, the book gives a great breakdown of this assessment style, and includes useful tips along the way that are helpful for... Read morePublished on 27 Jan. 2011 by Vaibhav Gupta
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